The National Catholic Review

Sept. 1-8, 2014

Vol. 211 No. 5Whole No. 5059 Download PDF


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First-ever African leaders summit highlights continent's growing economies.

Labor Lights
Signs of hope for the American worker

Despite well-reported setbacks, past year saw signs of hope for the American worker.


Alone in a Crowd
Michael Rossmann, S.J.
A More Authentic Way
Nick Wagner
Can the RCIA meet the needs of modern-day spiritual seekers?
Following Francis
Gerard O'Connell
Faithful Aspirations
Frank DeSiano
How can we make room for everybody in the church?
Happiness 101
Adam M. Green
Thomas Aquinas can help students understand the purpose of theology.

Books and Culture

Acts of Resistance
Mark J. Davis
'Warsaw 1944,' by Alexandra Richie
Lost Youth
Kelly Cherry
'All The Light We Cannot See,' by Anthony Doerr
Inside Story
Maurice Timothy Reidy
'Hothouse,' by Boris Kachka
Life Itself
John Anderson
Richard Linklater's journey through 'Boyhood'

Columns and Departments

The Word
His Humility
John W. Martens
The Word
Love’s Obligations
John W. Martens
Faith in Focus
Stumbling Onward
Jeffrey Essmann
Faith in Focus
House of Corrections
Erin Elizabeth Clune
Grace on the Greyhound
James Martin, SJ
Of Many Things
Of Many Things
Kerry Weber
Simon Perchik
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