The National Catholic Review

March 21, 2011

Vol. 204 No. 9Whole No. 4926 Download PDF

Editorials

Current Comment
Fast Train Coming?; Congress Kills the Dialogue; Tax-Dodge City
Just Adjustments
Unions have sometimes abused their power, but they are necessary for securing a just society.

Articles

On Call in Amuru
Michael J. Westerhaus
A report from the margins of global health care
Get Closer
James Martin, SJ
Our desires for God come from God and lead us to the divine mystery.

Books and Culture

Culture
Scripture Passages
Daniel J. Harrington
The Bible's influence through history
Art
Spiritual Currency
William Van Ornum
Vatican coins and medals offer something more than the average penny.  

Columns and Departments

The Word
Water From Another's Well
Barbara E. Reid
Columns
Authentic Democracy
John J. DiIulio, Jr.
Of Many Things
Of Many Things
Maurice Timothy Reidy
Letters
Letters

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  The Curious Numismatist
William Van Ornum
William Van Ornum's survey of the Vatican tradition of coin and medal making appears in the March 28 issue. Here he offers additional resources for coin enthusiasts. To browse additional coins and medal produced by the Vatican, view our slideshow. Books Papal Coins, Allen G. Berman (South Salem, NY: Attic Books, 1991). The standard reference book on papal coins.