The National Catholic Review

June 23, 2008

Vol. 198 No. 20Whole No. 4819 Download PDF

Editorials

Current Comment
Political excommunication and partisan priests
A Small Light in Prison Darkness
The Second Chance Act is an important first step to prison reform.

Articles

Courting the Latino Vote
Karen Sue Smith
It's about more than immigration.
On Religious Liberty
John Courtney Murray

The issue of religious liberty is of the highest interest to me both as a theologian and as an American. It is, as it were, the American issue at the Council.

End of a Partnership
Jeffry Odell Korgen
Catholic human rights groups part ways with Amnesty International.
Five Myths About Nuclear Energy
Kristin Shrader-Frechette
Why atomic power isn't the answer
The New Nuclear Threat
Ronald E. Powaski
Twenty years after the cold war, the arms race intensifies.

Books and Culture

Books
A Broader Religious Vision
Dennis O'Brien
A review of E.J. Dionne's 'Souled Out'
Books
Passion for Thought...and Feeling
David Garrison
The poetry of Robert Creeley (1926-2005) is less a poetry of song and narrative than an artistry of language and thought, syntax and cons
Books
Strings on Skid Row
Bill Williams
The Los Angeles Times columnist Steve Lopez was heading back to his office one day when he came upon a homeless African-American man play

Columns and Departments

The Word
The Pauline Year
Daniel J. Harrington
The Word
The Wisest Teacher
Daniel J. Harrington
Faith in Focus
Britain's Brave New World
Austen Ivereigh
A new hybrid embryo bill ignores ethical concerns.
Faith in Focus
My Brother and Lazarus
Patrick J. McDonald
'If you had been here, my brother would not have died.'
Faith in Focus
Gems From the Web
Faith in Focus
Fidelity and Fecundity
Kyle T. Kramer
A farmer explores a 'vocation of location.'
Columns
Pulpits and Politics
John F. Kavanaugh
'The preacher is a problem for himself.'
Of Many Things
Of Many Things
George M. Anderson
Letters
Letters

Web Only

  Which Latinos Elected Bush in 2004?
Karen Sue Smith
George W. Bush’s victory in 2004 has been credited to Latino voters.
  We Meet Again, Dr. Jones
Richard A. Blake
The latest Indiana Jones film provides comfort food for the imagination
  What Does the Church Say?
Kristin Shrader-Frechette
Though neither the Vatican nor the U.S.
  Q&A with Jennifer Fulwiler
Tim Reidy
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