"God Lives in St. Petersburg" by Tom Bissell in McSweeney's
"It is very interesting to me," Susanna said, "this story. That one man can die and save the whole world. My mother told me not to believe it. She told me this was something only an American would believe."
From "The Better of McSweeney's," Volume Two. I'm halfway through. Great stuff so far, including a story about multiple men getting lost in a woman's vagina ("The Specialist" by Alison Smith).