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January 2, 2012

Vol.206 / No.1
Books
Franklin FreemanJanuary 02, 2012

Was Ernest Hemingway trying to be a saint?

Signs Of the Times

Fifteen percent of all Americans, including nearly 1 out of 4 children, live in poverty.

The Word
Peter FeldmeierJanuary 02, 2012

Second Sunday in Ordinary Time (B), Jan. 15, 2012

Letters
January 02, 2012

Conservative Cafeterianism Thank you for two essays in your recent issue: “Remembering Justice,” by Peter Henriot, S.J., and “Blessed Are the Rich,” by John Kavanaugh, S.J. (11/14). Kavanaugh points out George Weigel’s consistent attempt to minimalize and “denigra

Music
Mary ValleJanuary 02, 2012

Decades later, I discover the true meaning of Bob Geldof's 'Do They Know It's Christmas?'

Signs Of the Times

The head of the U.S. bishops' Committee on Domestic Justice and Human Development praises a new federal rule to cut down on the amount of toxins emitted from coal- and oil-fired plants.

Columns
Maryann Cusimano LoveJanuary 02, 2012

How can we school our hearts in God's call to justice?