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January 30, 2012

Vol.206 / No.3

January 30, 2012

Doris DonnellyJanuary 30, 2012

This week, Doris Donnelly reviews Vestments, a new novel about a young priest struggling with his vocation. Here she offers a few classic novels featuring a priest protagonist.

January 30, 2012

Bookings By Raymond A. Schroth The best travel writing is usually about something else—not just been-there and saw-that. There is an inner voyage, even for the atheist, a spiritual experience—if not an encounter with God at least a glimpse into the mystery of life embodied in crumbling w

Kerry WeberJanuary 30, 2012

Literary pilgrimages to the homes of Catholic authors

Tim PadgettJanuary 30, 2012

How to escape the tourist trap

Letters
January 30, 2012

Raise Salaries, Lose Jobs? In response to “Will the Majority Rule?” (Current Comment, 12/12), it is hard to be opposed to the minimum wage. Yet, at the same time, an increase in the minimum wage plays out in an increase in the overall domestic wage structure, broadening the disparity bet

Editorials
The EditorsJanuary 30, 2012

The suffering and loss of children across the country demand an examination of national conscience.

Books
Doris DonnellyJanuary 30, 2012

A new novel relates the the life and loves of a contemporary priest.