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July 18, 2011

Vol.205 / No.2

July 18, 2011

Agnes NixonJuly 18, 2011

I grew up in Nashville, Tenn., in an Irish-Catholic enclave, at a time when Catholics made up less than 1 percent of the population and the whole state was one diocese. I am the fourth generation of women in my family to go to the St. Cecilia Dominican Academy, started before the Civil War. I loved

Of Many Things
July 18, 2011

For 35 years I have come to this Jesuit villa to think, pray, read and write.

Letters
July 18, 2011

Facts About Drinking The editorial “How Old Is Old Enough?” (5/30) ignored the facts on why lowering the drinking age is a dangerous and irresponsible proposal. Moving the age to 18 is popular with lawyers seeking to reduce college liability for the more than 1,800 deaths, 100,000 rapes

Editorials
The EditorsJuly 18, 2011

For Mexico to prosecute its drug war successfully, policy across the border has to change.

Faith in Focus

What keeps women in the church?

Ideas
Jon M. SweeneyJuly 18, 2011

As we tweet and hyperlink, can we sustain the concentration required for real discovery?