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October 15, 2012

Vol.207 / No.10
Books
Dennis M. LederOctober 15, 2012

Our parents occupy our lives “in a place that precedes thought.”

Signs Of the Times

The German bishops’ conference defended a decree that said Catholics who stop paying a church membership tax cannot receive sacraments.

Editorials
The EditorsOctober 15, 2012

The teachers’ strike in Chicago brought into sharp relief one of the nation’s greatest social problems.

Rino FisichellaOctober 15, 2012

The New Testament uses a whole series of expressions to describe Jesus’ activity of revelation. Apart from “proclaiming” or “teaching,” a word which recurs frequently to indicate his work is “evangelizing.” According to its normal meaning, already to be f

Books
Charles R. MorrisOctober 15, 2012

Economic inequality is the central domestic political issue in the upcoming presidential election.

Signs Of the Times

A spiritual absence within Western secularism underlies the global economic crisis, Archbishop Sviatoslav Shevchuk, head of the Ukrainian Catholic Church, told Canada’s bishops on Sept. 25. • On Sept. 25 Lebanese Christian and Muslim leaders called for the formation of a legal committee

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