The National Catholic Review

March 1, 2010

Vol. 202 No. 6Whole No. 4884 Download PDF


Current Comment
The Age of the E-Reader; Aid and Corruption in Haiti; Arctic Contemplatives
A Debt to the Future
Politicians need to hear from the American people that they are willing to make sacrifices for the future of the nation.


Welcoming the Roman Missal
Arthur J. Serratelli
An opportunity for liturgical renewal
Pardon Is the Word
Rowan Williams
Shakespeare, Edmund Campion and the grace of forgiveness
Haiti's Resilient Faith
Margarita A. Mooney

Books and Culture

After Peter
Anthony D. Andreassi
In his latest book, John W. O'Malley, S.J., serves up a hard-nosed history of so many saints and sinners.
Friendship, Rivalry, Redemption
Ron Hansen
Gail Godwin writes with the shrewdness and wit of Muriel Spark and a tender, fetching, Southern voice.
Imaginary Friends
John C. Hawley
'Summertime' is a meandering series of interviews with relatives and former lovers of 'John Coetzee.'
Lenten Mysteries
Terrence E. Dempsey
The exhibit “Good Friday” explores the enduring power of the image of the suffering Christ for contemporary artists.

Columns and Departments

The Word
I Am Who Am
Barbara E. Reid
Faith in Focus
Ward Healer
Aaron Biller
Faith in Focus
The Quiet Space
David Berry
Prison Breakout
John J. DiIulio, Jr.
Of Many Things
Of Many Things
James Martin, SJ
Homage to St. Seamus
Angela ODonnell

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Arthur J. Serratelli
To change indicates that one is alive. This applies to people, institutions and even language.