The National Catholic Review

September 22, 2014

Vol. 211 No. 7Whole No. 5061 Download PDF


Remarriage, Mercy and Law
The editors on Cardinal Kasper's 'modest proposal'

The editors on Cardinal Kasper's 'modest proposal'

Current Comment

Advance care planning discussions should be ongoing part of doctor-patient relationship.


Justified Reason
Adam D. Hincks
The collaboration of knowledge, belief and faith
The Real Francis
Jon M. Sweeney
How one saint’s ancient insights are transforming today’s church
Erasing Conscience
John J. Conley
China: Yes and No to Francis
Gerard O'Connell

Books and Culture

The Spirit of Life
Denis J.M. Bradley
'Aquinas on the Beginning and End of Human Life,' by Fabrizio Amerini
War Stories
J. Greg Phelan
'In the Wolf’s Mouth,' by Adam Foulds
Almost Forgotten Heroes
Jay P. Dolan
'Divided Friends,' by William L. Portier
Friends are the New Family
Jake Martin
This month Friends turns 20.

Columns and Departments

The Word
Do It God’s Way
John W. Martens
Faith in Focus
A Complicated Grief
Kerry Weber
Continental Shift
James T. Keane
Of Many Things
Of Many Things
Matt Malone, S.J.
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Generation Faith
Awake, Sleeper!
Paula D. Binsol