The National Catholic Review

April 29, 2002

Vol. 186 No. 14Whole No. 4567

Editorials

Executing the Mentally Retarded

Should Mentally retarded people be executed? That the question is even being posed shows how deeply entrenched capital punishment remains in the United States. But this is the question now under consideration by the Supreme Court.

Articles

Books and Culture

Culture
Blooding the Ghosts
Paul Mariani

For the past several hundred years, since the invention of the printing press and the dissemination of books in fact, the most frequent e

Books
What Johnny Needs Most
John A. Coleman

Finding quality child care in America is almost every parent’s quest or nightmare.

Books
Sustaining Baby
James T. Bretzke

While the majority of the 53,000 babies born prematurely each year in the United States would have died soon after birth if they had been

Books
Offensive Realism
Keir A. Lieber

John Mearsheimer, the R.

Columns and Departments

The Word
Waiting for a Good Lawyer

John R. Donahue

The Word
Time to Move Out

John R. Donahue

Faith in Focus
Fundamentally, It's Love

Adele Azar-Rucquoi

Of Many Things
Of Many Things

George M. Anderson

Poem
Mignonette

Deborah Warren

Letters
Letters

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