The National Catholic Review

March 9, 2009

Vol. 200 No. 8Whole No. 4848 Download PDF


Prison Nation
The state of the U.S. correctional system cries out for change
Current Comment
Stopping Cluster Bombs

“Civilian” is the key word in the title of an important new bill before Congress, the Cluster Munitions Civilian Protection Act. Introduced on Feb.


Exceptional Pastoring
Mary M. Foley
Women in parish leadership
The Word Between Us
Patrick J. McDonald, Claudette McDonald
Lectio divina and deepening marital intimacy

Books and Culture

The Man From Tarsus
Daniel J. Harrington
Some books on St. Paul
Unburied Treasures
Leo J. O'Donovan
An exhibit on the treasures of Pompeii offers the reconstruction of a whole culture.
Close Correspondents
Paul Mariani
Robert Lowell, Elizabeth Bishop and the 'great might have been'
Charity as Cure
George M. Anderson
Seeing ourselves as instruments of God