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October 1, 2012

Vol.207 / No.8
Books
Patrick Whelan October 01, 2012

An Episcopal priest analyzes Obama's first term.

Signs Of the Times

The Missouri Legislature voted to override Gov. Jay Nixon’s veto of a bill meant to prevent employers or health insurance providers from being compelled to provide coverage for contraception, abortion or sterilization.

Editorials
The Editors October 01, 2012

Voter reform efforts should bolster, not restrict, democratic participation.

Books
Karen Sue Smith October 01, 2012

E. J. Dionne argues that the nation is experiencing a historic loss of balance that needs to be restored.

The Word
Peter Feldmeier October 01, 2012

Twenty-seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time (B), Oct. 7, 2012

Faith in Focus
Colleen Gibson October 01, 2012

Accepting a religious vocation in uncertain times

Signs Of the Times

It is an ongoing criticism this election season that the problem of poverty in the United States is not being addressed by either campaign.