The National Catholic Review

June 8-15, 2015

Vol. 212 No. 19Whole No. 5092 Download PDF


Current Comment

Tracking Train Safety; Egypt's Trial; Assaults in the Academies

Moynihan’s Message

Mr. Moynihan tried to answer the urban crisis in his time with New Deal-inspired policies.


The Gospel According To the ‘Nones’
Elizabeth Drescher
Reading Scripture without religion
A Family Embrace
Diarmuid Martin
Renewing the church’s pastoral support for marriage

Books and Culture

Time in a Bottle
J. Greg Phelan
'My Struggle' by Karl Ove Knausgaard
Privacy Settings
Jim McDermott
'More Awesome Than Money' by Jim Dwyer
Gotta Sing!
Rob Weinert-Kendt
The state of the American musical is strong.

Columns and Departments

The Word
The Kingdom Unusual
John W. Martens
The Word
New Creation
John W. Martens
Faith in Focus
Lessons of the Heart
Anthony J. Zavagnin
In Jesus’ Footsteps
James Martin, S.J.
Of Many Things
Of Many Things
Matt Malone, S.J.
'Called to Salt-Work'
Joseph P. Hoover
King of Crabs
Scot Brannon
Reply All
Our readers
Philosopher's Notebook
‘Delayed, Not Destroyed’
John J. Conley
Vatican Dispatch
Latin American Revival
Gerard O'Connell