The National Catholic Review

August 3-10, 2015

Vol. 213 No. 3Whole No. 5096 Download PDF


Economy for the People

How does a nation build up an economy that builds up its people?

Current Comment

What Ellen Pao's ouster tells us about building community online


Building a Better Peace
Maryann Cusimano Love
A future worthy of our faith
Today’s Slaves
Nicholas D. Sawicki
The church’s response to the human trafficking crisis

Books and Culture

The Ghosts of Old Reforms
Gerald F. Uelmen
'Caught: The Prison State and the Lockdown of American Politics,' by Marie Gottschalk
The Power of Music
Lisa A. Baglione
'Leningrad: Siege and Symphony,' by Brian Moynahan
Christianity’s Contribution
David Collins
'Inventing the Individual: The Origins of Western Liberalism,' by Larry Siedentop
How Sweet the Sound
Michael V. Tueth, S.J.
The story behind a beloved hymn

Columns and Departments

The Word
Food of Wisdom
John W. Martens
The Word
A Sense of God
John W. Martens
Pontifex Economicus
Nathan Schneider
Of Many Things
Of Many Things
Matt Malone, S.J.
Reply All
Our readers
Vantage Point
Spires or Tombs?
The Editors
Philosopher's Notebook
An Elusive Integral Ecology
John J. Conley
Generation Faith
Living Like Snape
Robert McCarthy
Vatican Dispatch
Francis of the Poor
Gerard O'Connell