Catholic Medical Quarterly Volume 67(1) February 2017

Linacre Quarterly - May 2016 Table of Contents


  • Magazine CoverFrailty and old age. Patrick Guinan
  • Theological Reflection. Suffering, death, and eternal life. Fr. James McTavish
  • Pope Saint John XXIII: Army Medic and Military Hospital Chaplain. Richard A. Watson
  • Physicians’ role in the debate on polarizing medical topics Luigi Adamo
  • On Being A Catholic Physician Sonnet XXX: Love, dignity, and dying E. Wesley Ely
  • The road to Damascus Howard L. Bright


  • How Western medicine lost its soul. Michel Accad


  • A virtue analysis of recreational marijuana use. Ezra Sullivan & Nicanor Austriaco
  • Adverse effects of marijuana use Kathleen E. Feeney & Kyle M. Kampman
  • Ethical aspects of nuclear and mitochondrial DNA transfer José Rafael Blesa, Julio Tudela & Justo Aznar
  • A philosophical assessment of TK's autopsy report: Implications for the debate over the brain death criteria Nicanor Pier Giorgio Austriaco O.P.

Current Medical Research

  • Current Medical Research: Summer/Fall 2015 Richard J. Fehring

Book Reviews

  • Guidelines for the Use of Psychology in Seminary Admissions Peter C. Kleponis .
  • Beyond the Abortion Wars: A Way Forward for a New Generation. Paul Flaman S.T.D.


  • The Linacre Quarterly Research and Education Fund (LQREF) The Edmund D. Pellegrino Research Award