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editorials

Faithful Gatekeepers


by James M. Kushiner


Ministry to Prisoners


by Patrick Henry Reardon


columns

The Matter At Hand

Disaster Canada

by Leon J. Podles


As It Is Written...

The Sign of Jonah

by Patrick Henry Reardon


Practical Christianity

Again & Again

by Thomas S. Buchanan



15.7—September 2002

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


views

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
by Leon J. Podles


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