January 1981

Cover Story

If a poll were to be taken in North American churches concerning the causes of poverty, the results might be quite revealing.
A Forum on Economic Realities in the 1980s

Feature

Israel's selective conscientious objectors
An image of waste and grace

Columns

Dorothy Day taught us what it means to be a Christian.
I always thought I would go to her funeral. I met her only twice, but no one affected me like she did. I was on the road when I heard, and it was too late to get to the service.
In the five months since the workers' uprising began in Poland, events there have been thick with irony.
The news cut into my Thanksgiving Day and left a sharp pang, reminding me of the continuing crisis that is El Salvador.

Departments

said freddie: i saw it all in greenhaven prison one day in the cafeteria line i heard the guy behind me say something and felt his hand hit against the back

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