The National Catholic Review

November 26, 2007

Vol. 197 No. 17Whole No. 4795 Download PDF

Editorials

Current Comment
DNA evidence, Chicago scandal & a Lutheran musical
Proving Innocence by DNA

DNA evidence from hair, saliva, semen or other cell sources, has led to over 200 exonerations of wrongly convicted prisoners nationwide since 1989, according to an Innocence Project report.

Dreams on Hold
The sad decline of the Dream Act

Articles

Let Us Look Together to Christ
Jim McDermott

An interview with former Jesuit General Peter-Hans Kolvenbach

In Defense of Human Life
John F. Kavanaugh

'The abortion debate is about who and what we are.' - Francis J. Beckwith

Books and Culture

Books
Surprised by Joy
Angela ODonnell

For the reader whose misfortune it is not to have yet discovered Kelly Cherry’s poems, this is your lucky day.

Books
Either Too Poor or Too Rich
John A. Coleman

Recently, economists pointed to a small drop in the number of absolutely poor in 2006 census data. Many dispute the finding’s significance.

Books
Fascinating Company
Jonathan Wright

A review of Raymond A. Schroth's "The American Jesuits"

Film
A Man for Our Season
Richard A. Blake

George Clooney as Thomas More? A review of 'Michael Clayton'

Columns and Departments

The Word
Advent Hopes and Challenges

Daniel J. Harrington

Faith in Focus
Alpha and Omega

Joseph A. OHare

Of Many Things
Of Many Things

George M. Anderson

Poem
One Afternoon

John Fandel

Letters
Letters

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