March 12 issue, now online
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* “Fraternal Correction“: Nicholas P. Cafardi’s assessment of the Murphy Report, which evaluated the Irish church’s response to sexual abuse in Dublin. Cafardi, who served on the USCCB’s National Review Board for the Protection of Children and Youth, compares the abuse crisis and fallout in the United States and in Ireland.
* “‘Peaceful & Private’“: Cathleen Kaveny reports on the Montana Supreme Court’s troubling ruling legalizing physician-assisted suicide.
* “Holy Land“: Our editorial on the ongoing violence and prospects for peace in the Middle East.
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