The National Catholic Review

July 16, 2012

Vol. 207 No. 2Whole No. 4977 Download PDF


Current Comment
Health Care Benefits; More Than PR; 'Free-Market' Prisons
Drone War Under Law

From July 2012, the editors on the advent of a new kind of warfare.


State of Disunion
Thomas R. Murphy

How do we cross our bipartisan divides?

Books and Culture

The Art of Being Seen
Leo J. O'Donovan

The Barnes Foundation's new Philadelphia campus

Energy Futures
Jim Gunshinan

Would a worldwide market for oil free of government interference negate the need for wars?

Punitive and Inhumane
Frank R. Herrmann

The unraveling of the criminal justice system in the United States

End Times and Elections
Michael Sean Winters

A dangerous book from Richard G. Lee

Summer Is for Shakespeare
John A. Coleman

A survey of America's many festivals honoring the Bard

Columns and Departments

The Word
Christ Our Shepherd

Peter Feldmeier

The Word
Identity Crisis

Peter Feldmeier

Faith in Focus
Interrupting Grace

T. B. Pasquale

Sincerely Yours...

Thomas J. Massaro

Of Many Things
Of Many Things

Kevin Clarke


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Nancy Sylvester
The journey of women religious since Vatican II
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Patrick Fleming
Why it is vital for sexual abusers tell their story.