The National Catholic Review

May 24, 2010

Vol. 202 No. 17Whole No. 4895 Download PDF


Current Comment
Experiment in Kinship; Dawn of the Superweed; A (Craigs)List Too Far
A Path to Citizenship
Arizona has launched the discussion on immigration reform. Now Congress must act.


Sacraments for Every Child
Peter J. Smith

How parishes can welcome children with disabilities

Criminally Unjust
Joseph A. Califano, Jr.

Why America's prison policy needs repair

Books and Culture

Book Briefs
James Martin, SJ, Patricia A. Kossmann

The Lives of Jack London James L. Haley Basic Books. $29.95

The Storyteller's Art
Terrance W. Klein

Though often spurned by critics, Norman Rockwell has always been popular.

Social Service
Thomas J. Massaro

An exploration of the meaning of conscience and how it relates to law and government.

Grace Abounding
John J. Savant

It may not be too much to call Edward Hirsch a theologial poet.

His Old Kentucky Home
Carolyn Martin Buscarino

In 'Justified' Timothy Olyphant conveys the smoldering rage of an honest man trying to make the world a more honest place.