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October 17, 2011

Vol.205 / No.11
Signs Of the Times

The statement does include a new introduction warning that the document “has at times been misused to present an incomplete or distorted view of the demands of faith in politics.”

Current Comment
The EditorsOctober 17, 2011

Promise of the Sea; Making the Grade; Fiscal Follies

Signs Of the Times

Eighteen Catholic colleges asked the Obama administration to broaden the religious exemption offered within new guidelines on women’s health.

Valerie SchultzOctober 17, 2011

My adult children are kind, smart and justice-oriented. But they are not practicing Catholics.

Books
Jim ConlonOctober 17, 2011

A fresh and dynamic integration of the Catholic tradition and the amazing insights of science.

The Word
Barbara E. ReidOctober 17, 2011

Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time (A), Oct. 23, 2011

Letters
October 17, 2011

Let It Rock! Thank you for Kerry Weber’s article on Christian Rock, “Show a Little Faith” (9/26). Last August I was celebrating Mass at an out-of-town church. I was ambivalent about its Christian Rock choir. I understood its roots in the folk Masses of the 1970s, amped up with adde