Two books offer information, encouragement on priesthood today The Assault on Priesthood: A Biblical and Theological Rejoinder by Lawrence B. Porter. Wipf and Stock (Eugene, Ore., 2013). 366 pp., $34. Letters to My Brothers: Words of Hope and Challenge for Priests by Stephen J. Rossetti. Ave Maria Press (Notre Dame, Ind., 2013), 180 pp., $15.99.
Authors confront complex arguments surrounding bioethical dilemmas A Defense of Dignity: Creating Life, Destroying Life and Protecting the Rights of Conscience by Christopher Kaczor. University of Notre Dame Press (Notre Dame, Ind., 2013). 232 pp., $30. Aquinas on the Beginning and End of Human Life by Fabrizio Amerini. Harvard University Press (Cambridge, Mass., 2013). 266 pp., $29.95.
Two books offer Catholic framework for immigration debate On 'Strangers No Longer': Perspectives on the Historic U.S.-Mexican Catholic Bishops' Pastoral Letter on Migration, edited by Todd Scribner and J. Kevin Appleby. Paulist Press (Mahwah, N.J., 2013). 358 pp., $27.95. Immigration and the Next America, by Archbishop Jose H. Gomez. Our Sunday Visitor (Huntington, Ind., 2013). 127 pp., $11.95.