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October 19, 2009

Vol.201 / No.10

October 19, 2009

Ruth Anne OlsonOctober 19, 2009

Finding God in majestic places

Jim McDermottOctober 19, 2009

The poet Peter Steele's territory of joy

David CortrightOctober 19, 2009

Reassessing U.S. engagement in Afghanistan

Of Many Things
James Martin, S.J.October 19, 2009

An unscientific survey of parish life in America

Letters
October 19, 2009

The Best and Brightest Re: “Confessions of a Modern Nun,” by Ilia Delio, O.S.F. (10/12/09): Let us applaud the wonderful, faithful, loyal women who entered convent life during the 1950s and 1960s—the best and brightest group of women that the Roman Catholic Church has ever seen. Ma