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September 28, 2009

Vol.201 / No.7

September 28, 2009

Daniel J. DemersSeptember 28, 2009

Father Damien held up by America's most wanted

Alfred McBrideSeptember 28, 2009

A defense of the bishops' new high school catechesis

Charles K. WilberSeptember 28, 2009

How U.S. economists missed the Great Recession

Of Many Things
Drew Christiansen, S.J.September 28, 2009

Before work each morning President Barack Obama prayerfully reads a passage of Scripture sent him by the Rev. Joshua DuBois, the young Pentecostal preacher who is his director of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships. I wonder whether on one of those mornings the president has pondered Lk 11:24-

Letters
September 28, 2009

An Overabundance of Hugs What a treat it was to see the cover of your Aug. 17 issue! The tiny hand being held by the elderly hands of the therapist belongs to my daughter Nora. Daystar, where Nora receives treatments, is a wonderful place that provides foster care and also respite care for infants w

Editorials
The EditorsSeptember 28, 2009

We cannot afford to wait to reform health care. It is costing us too much.

Books
Cecilio MoralesSeptember 28, 2009

Recently repeated cheers that only a few hundred thousand workers lost their jobs may reflect the fact that those who measure label and publicly analyze the economy are not among the 14 million unemployed Americans as of June But it is also a sigh of collective relief that so it seems the econom