The National Catholic Review

March 5, 2012

Vol. 206 No. 7Whole No. 4963 Download PDF

Editorials

Policy, Not Liberty
The present campaign fails to acknowledge that claims of religious liberty may collide with the right to health care.
Current Comment
The Money Race; The Case for Good Counsel; All You Holy Women

Articles

First of Freedoms?
Mary Ann Glendon

How religious liberty could become a second-class right

A Balancing Act
David Hollenbach, Thomas A. Shannon

Catholic teaching on the church's rightsand the rights of all

Staying Civil
Blase J. Cupich

Finding opportunity in a painful moment

Books and Culture

Art
In the Footsteps of Ignatius
Paul Mariani

Following a saint through Spain

Books
Tempted to Despair
Sam Zeno Conedera

Teofilo F. Ruiz explores the uncertainties of life in Western civilization.

Books
Devious History
Mary Donnarumma Sharnick

Umberto Eco's The Prague Cemetery is a dark and cynical novel.

Books
Legal Hurdles
Robert K. Vischer

Is Occupy Wall Street right about the way to fight social injustice?

Columns and Departments

The Word
Fools for God

Peter Feldmeier

Columns
Forgive Us Our Sins

Maryann Cusimano Love

Of Many Things
Of Many Things

Kerry Weber

Poem
Magpie Harm

Michael Cadnum

Letters
Letters