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October 24, 2011

Vol.205 / No.12

October 24, 2011

Mo GuernonOctober 24, 2011

Why Albino Luciani's holiness should be celebrated

Maurice Timothy ReidyOctober 24, 2011

In the October 24 issue of America, T. Howland Sanks looks at "The Changing Face of Theology." "Theology mediates between faith and culture," he writes. "Therefore, as the cultural context changes

Of Many Things
Drew Christiansen, S.J.October 24, 2011

As we celebrate Earth Day, a reminder from former editor in chief Drew Christiansen, S.J., that sustainability is "a justice issue."

Letters
October 24, 2011

Delusionalism In response to V. Bradley Lewis’s “American Exceptionalism” (10/3), there are still more sinister connotations to that word. Not only does it distract us from facing our problems, but it implies that the nation is entitled and favored by God to be number one in everyt

Editorials
The EditorsOctober 24, 2011

The conceit that churches and charities could replace government neatly ignores a few facts about giving.

Books
Thomas P. RauschOctober 24, 2011

From editors Michael J. Lacey and Francis Oakley, a sober assessment of contemporary Catholicism.