The National Catholic Review

Letters

  • December 22-29, 2014

    Not A Choice

  • December 8-15, 2014

    Giving Thanks

    Re “Retiring With Dignity,” Mary Ann Walsh, R.S.M. (10/17): Sister Mary Ann couldn’t be more correct in her description of complex decisions facing congregations of men and women religious today. The National Religious Retirement Office provides significant financial assistance and professional consultation to...

  • December 1, 2014

    Family Revelation

  • November 24, 2014

    Market Measures

    Market Assumptions” (11/3), by Bishop Robert W. McElroy, is a thoughtful, well-reasoned and inspired explanation of Pope Francis’ statements on income inequality and how some cultural assumptions in the United States make a full appreciation of his critique and challenge difficult. I find the article’s...

  • November 17, 2014

    Our Neighbors

  • November 10, 2014

    Community Solutions

    I would encourage readers to read Mr. Kennedy’s essay, “Dignity For All” (10/20), carefully, beginning with, “We convinced the government to put the park under local control…. We set up a community reinvestment fund so that a portion of every entrance fee went into the local neighborhood—to build a bridge, buy a school bus, bring clean water to the community.”

  • 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