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Notice about John Allen's Friday column

John Allen's coverage of Pope Benedict's trip to the U.S. has kept him from writing a column today, but Allen is filing audio reports on the pope's trip twice daily at


You can see some of his daily writing here:

Check and read National Catholic Reporter for Allen's extensive analysis of the trip all next week.


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In This Issue

October 21-November 3, 2016

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  • Editorial: One-issue obsession imperils credibility
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