The National Catholic Review

June 6, 2011

Vol. 204 No. 19Whole No. 4936 Download PDF

Editorials

Current Comment
A Middle-Class Cut; A Graduation Debate: Cruel Beauty
Arab Spring
Can the emerging Obama Doctrine initiate a genuine change in U.S. Mideast policy?

Articles

What Caused the Crisis?
Kathleen McChesney
Key findings of the John Jay College Study on clergy sexual abuse
Faith Healing
Allan Woods
From the boardroom to the emergency room
The Foley Feast 2011
James S. Torrens
The task before us: to cull the truly striking.

Books and Culture

Books
Fresh Focus
Richard J. Hauser
A provocative new approach to the Spiritual Exercises
Books
Listen, or Not
Emilie Griffin
Two young Jesuits urge us to listen to the Lord who only sometimes gets our attention.
Film
The Creator
John Anderson
In Terence Malick's "The Tree of Life," life is all about choosing between the way of nature and the way of grace.
Theater
Kushner Meets Chesterton
Jon M. Sweeney
There is only secular religion in Tony Kushner's new play, and yet religion it is.