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January 30, 2012

Vol.206 / No.3
Signs Of the Times

Several legislative challenges to crucial domestic and international anti-poverty programs were turned back in 2011.

Doris DonnellyJanuary 30, 2012

This week, Doris Donnelly reviews Vestments, a new novel about a young priest struggling with his vocation. Here she offers a few classic novels featuring a priest protagonist.

Letters
January 30, 2012

Raise Salaries, Lose Jobs? In response to “Will the Majority Rule?” (Current Comment, 12/12), it is hard to be opposed to the minimum wage. Yet, at the same time, an increase in the minimum wage plays out in an increase in the overall domestic wage structure, broadening the disparity bet

Books
Doris DonnellyJanuary 30, 2012

A new novel relates the the life and loves of a contemporary priest.

Signs Of the Times

A persistent drought is forcing farmers to abandon traditional rain-reliant practices.

Editorials
The EditorsJanuary 30, 2012

The suffering and loss of children across the country demand an examination of national conscience.

Television
Kerry WeberJanuary 30, 2012

A Catholic CEO promotes good values and good business—with a little help from reality television