The National Catholic Review

November 3, 2014

Vol. 211 No. 13Whole No. 5067 Download PDF


Current Comment

Civil forfeiture enables police to confiscate assets without charging the owner with a crime.

Journalists in Danger

Two months ago, the Kurdish journalist Muhanad Akidi was captured by the Islamic State while reporting from the Iraqi city of Mosul. He was 37 years old and worked for a local news agency. On Oct.


Looking to the 2015 Synod
Gerard O'Connell
A New ‘Song’
Brian B. Pinter
Recovering ancient Israel’s spirituality of sex
Uncivil Society
Robert David Sullivan
Politics and the American sitcom
Market Assumptions
Robert W. McElroy
Pope Francis’ challenge to income inequality
The Moviegoers
Bill McGarvey

Books and Culture

Undercover Catholic
Larry Madaras
'Shadow Warrior,' by Randall B. Woods
The Reformers
Thomas Maier
'The Roosevelts,' by Geoffrey C. Ward and Ken Burns
Empty Pews
G. Ronald Murphy
'White Elephants on Campus,' by Margaret M. Grubiak

Columns and Departments

The Word
Living Stones
John W. Martens
Faith in Focus
The Art of Leaving
Jessica Mesman Griffith
Faith in Focus
Out of the Rubble
Denis Murphy
Francis 101
​Helen Alvaré
Of Many Things
Of Many Things
Matt Malone, S.J.
November Requiem
A. M. Juster
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