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by Patrick Henry Reardon

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The Matter At Hand
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by Leon J. Podles

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The Sign of Jonah
by Patrick Henry Reardon

Practical Christianity
Again & Again
by Thomas S. Buchanan


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features

The Crime of Punishment
Capital Punishment & Cultural Change in American Life
by James Hitchcock

Capital Crime & Punishment
Reflections on Violating Human Sanctity
by J. Daryl Charles

A Papal Remedy
Capital Punishment, the Demise of Natural Law & John Paul II
by Dennis Teti

A Vigil for McVeigh
My Night Among the Protesters at an Execution
by Patrick Henry Reardon

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Flagging Patriotism

Mark Tooley on Christians & Love of Country

God’s Hat

S. M. Hutchens on the Tenth Commandment

An Unlikely Window on the Medieval Church

Gillis J. Harp on Reforming the Reformed

Our Not-So-Glorious Selves
Joseph F. Wilson on the Crises of the American Catholic Church

book reviews

Priests, Passion & Power
The Dynamics of Celibacy & Homosexuality in the Catholic Church
A review by Leon J. Podles

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