The National Catholic Review

March 9, 2009

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

Editorials

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.

Articles

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

Culture
The Man From Tarsus
Daniel J. Harrington

Some books on St. Paul

Art
Unburied Treasures
Leo J. O'Donovan

An exhibit on the treasures of Pompeii offers the reconstruction of a whole culture.

Books
Close Correspondents
Paul Mariani

Robert Lowell, Elizabeth Bishop and the 'great might have been'

Television
Charity as Cure
George M. Anderson

Seeing ourselves as instruments of God