The National Catholic Review


  • November 3, 2014

    Back to Basics

    In “Preferential Options” (10/13), Congressmen Paul Ryan writes, “Before we can repair the safety net, we have to repair the thinking behind it.” The safety net is needed to keep people from falling so far down financially that their basic needs are not met. Until we rebuild the net to that point, all other...

  • October 27, 2014

    All Are Welcome

    As a mother of five children, four of whom have A.D.H.D. and two of whom also have an autism spectrum disorder, I am grateful for the welcoming attitude in Brian Doyle’s “Suffering Children” (10/6).

  • October 20, 2014

    Guilty Nation

  • October 13, 2014

    Marriage Justice

  • September 22, 2014

    Place of Grace

  • September 15, 2014

    Racism in America

    I am an African-American woman and life-long member of the Catholic Christian faith. Thank you so much for the dedicated issue, “Black and Catholic” (7/7).

  • Sept. 1-8, 2014

    Not Exempt

    Taking the advice of Matt Malone, S.J., I read “side-by-side” the two essays on Israel/Palestine, “For Israel,” by John Conley, S.J., and “Gaza Again,” by Margot Patterson (8/...

  • August 18-25, 2014

    Rus’ and Russia

    In “The West Knows Best?” (5/19), Margot Patterson writes that in the 13th century “Russia’s western neighbors took advantage of her weakness to seize portions of Russia and the western half of Ukraine and to annex these to Western Christendom.” This statement is incorrect and highly misleading.

  • August 4-11, 2014


    Time Redeemed

  • July 21-28, 2014

    The Role of Conscience

    Editor’s note: Lisa Fullam, an associate professor of moral theology at the Jesuit School of Theology in Berkeley, Calif., a graduate school of Santa Clara University, responds to “The Ethics of Exit,” by Daniel J. Daly (6/9). Her letter expresses concerns raised by many readers.