The National Catholic Review

March 9, 2015

Vol. 212 No. 8Whole No. 5081 Download PDF


A U.N. for Religion?

Each cruelty cloaked in religion reduces all religious traditions.

Current Comment

It's not every day a government official quotes a Broadway show tune in a public address.


Vaccine Wars
Michael Rozier
When skepticism goes viral
All the Angels and Saints
Edward K. Braxton
Imagining a church that reflects the diversity of its people

Books and Culture

The Light in Our Lives
Anna Brown
'Mortal Blessings,' by Angela Alaimo O’Donnell
Faith in a New Shape
David J. Michael
'My Struggle,' by Karl Ove Knausgaard
A Cry of Hope
Frank R. Herrmann
'Inferno,' by Robert A. Ferguson
From Rags to Revolutionary
Rob Weinert-Kendt
‘Hamilton’ tells a true American story

Columns and Departments

The Word
The Weakness of Sin
John W. Martens
Faith in Focus
Listening in Ferguson
J. Augustine Wetta, O.S.B.
Diamonds in the Rust
James T. Keane
Of Many Things
Of Many Things
Matt Malone, S.J.
The Flea
Michael Cadnum
Reply All
Our readers
Generation Faith
Lift Me Up
Alana Joy Davitt
Of Other Things
Full Immersion Therapy
Bill McGarvey
Vatican Dispatch
Road Map for Church Leaders
Gerard O'Connell