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October 24, 2011

Vol.205 / No.12
Books
Thomas P. RauschOctober 24, 2011

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

Signs Of the Times

In 2010, more than 1,000 priests were victims of extortion, 162 were threatened with death and two were kidnapped and killed.

Editorials
The EditorsOctober 24, 2011

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

Film
Kerry WeberOctober 24, 2011

'The Mighty Macs' uses the microcosm of a women's basketball team to explore the zeitgeist of the 1970s.

The Word
Barbara E. ReidOctober 24, 2011

Thirty-First Sunday in Ordinary Time (A), Oct. 30, 2011

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

Signs Of the Times

What started as a small demonstration to protest corporate influence over public policy may now be close to becoming a national movement.