The National Catholic Review

July 2, 2012

Vol. 207 No. 1Whole No. 4976 Download PDF

Editorials

Young and Forgotten
The criminal justice system has failed to protect child offenders.
Union Sunset?
The "re-election" of Gov. Scott Walker raises difficult questions about the health of democracy in the United States.

Articles

Theology Behind Bars
Kerry Weber

A Jesuit chaplain brings St. Ignatius to San Quentin.

Matt Malone Named Editor in Chief
The Board of Directors

Books and Culture

Books
The Matter with Kansas
John A. Coleman

Robert Wuthnow on faith and politics in the American heartland

Books
Fall From Grace
Robert E. Scully

Savonarola: Florence’s improbable prophet

Books
No More Edens
Richard Metzger

"The Right-Hand Shore," a new novel by Christopher Tilghman

Ideas
Pathfinder
Jon M. Sweeney

Learning from India's greatest poet