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September 27, 2010

Vol.203 / No.7
Books
Anna KeatingSeptember 27, 2010

A few weeks ago I spent a muggy evening on my front porch ruminating I wondered how it was that in a lifetime of reading I had seldom encountered a book whose primary character was a mother mdash let alone a wise funny faithful mother like the one I hoped someday to be Several weeks later as M

Signs Of the Times

The Catholic aid agency Caritas appealed on Sept. 7 for food and clothing for the victims of torrential rains in Guatemala.

Drew Christiansen, S.J.September 27, 2010

Beatified this month, Cardinal Newman, and his appeal to value the laity, remain relevant.

Signs Of the Times

The increase in poverty rates in 2009 was the second-largest year-to-year uptick since 2004.

Of Many Things
George M. AndersonSeptember 27, 2010

Reflecting on Dorothy Day's spiritual life has helped me navigate my own.

Signs Of the Times

Donating over $700 million a year to international aid agencies, Australia places first in the World Giving Index.

Editorials
The EditorsSeptember 27, 2010

As the Senate scrambles to find money to bolster Medicare, funding cuts drive up food insecurity.