The National Catholic Review

October 12, 2015

Vol. 213 No. 10Whole No. 5103 Download PDF


Doctrinal Challenges
Peter Folan, S.J.
As the synod convenes, wisdom from Karl Rahner
The First Canon: Mercy
Kevin E. McKenna
Pope Francis and the canon lawyers
‘Everyone’s Entitled To Dignity’
Matt Malone, S.J.
A conversation with Joseph R. Biden Jr.

Books and Culture

Fruits of the Earth
Lorena O’Neil
Koki Ruiz and an altar of corn for the pope
Testing the Truths
David O’Brien
'The Coup at the Catholic University,' by Peter M. Mitchell
Tribal Combat
William Bole
'An Unlikely Union,' by Paul Moses
Following an Order
Jim Dwyer
'The Jesuits,' by John W. O'Malley, S.J.; 'Keeping Company with Saint Ignatius,' by Luke J. Larson
Help My Belief
George V. Coyne
'A God That Could Be Real,' by Nancy Ellen Abrams
War Without End?
Chris Herlinger
'Redeployment,' by Phil Klay; 'Green on Blue,' by Elliot Ackerman; 'The Corpse Exhibition,' by Hasan Blasim

Columns and Departments

The Word
Suffering Servant
John W. Martens
Faith in Focus
A Writer’s Dream
James Martin, S.J.
Basic Justice
Nathan Schneider
Of Many Things
Of Many Things
Matt Malone, S.J.
As Eddie Fisher Catches Fire
Vincent Gaitley
Reply All
Our readers
Of Other Things
Where Were You?
Angela Alaimo O'Donnell