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Summer-Autumn 2008: Table of Contents
Volume XXIX— No. 2

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C A Voice from the Front Line

Representative Eileen Flockhart

Secular and Security-Minded: The Catholic Vote in 2008

A National Opinion Survey of Likely Catholic Voters

Belden Russonello & Stewart

Catholic Views on Abortion in Britain

Dr. Colin Francome

The Vatican's Ban on Contraception

What really happened at Vatican II and how it affects us today

Jon O'Brien

Why Northern Ireland Women Need Access to Abortion

The abortion debate rages on, but there is an urgent need to clarify the law

Eamonn McCann

Abortion in Northern Ireland

Is this our moment?

Goretti Horgan

Intellectual Freedom and the Catholic University

Rosemary Radford Ruether

Neither Religious nor Civil

The Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights

Catholics for Choice


Editor’s Note


C In Catholic Circles


  • Rev. Richard P. McBrien reviews EJ Dionne, Jr.’s Souled Out: Reclaiming Faith & Politics after the Religious Right
  • David E. Anderson reviews James M. O’Toole’s The Faithful: A History of Catholics in America
  • Rev. Thomas Doyle, OP JCD reviews Bishop Geoffrey Robinson’s Confronting Sex and Power in the Catholic Church
  • Michele Dillon, PhD reviews Clark E. Cochran and David Carroll Cochran’s The Catholic Vote: A Guide for the Perplexed
  • Edd Doerr reviews Sanjuana Martínez’s Manto Púrpura: Pederastia clerical en tiempos del cardinal Norberto Rivera Carrera

A list of new and noteworthy books

In their own words: supporters and critics of the church speak

Back Cover
Index: Catholic Votes in US Presidential Elections