The National Catholic Review

November 28, 2011

Vol. 205 No. 17Whole No. 4954 Download PDF


Current Comment
Rights War?; A Vote for Civility; Unhappy Valley
War Is Not an Option
An attack on Iran now would at best only further isolate Israel and drag the United States right along with it.


Mending a Global Church
Jean M. Lim
Chinese Catholics seek a home in Italy
Where Credit Is Due
Robert J. Birdsell, Mary Claire Ryan
An Arizona program proves a lifeline for Catholic education.

Books and Culture

Books for Little Stockings
Maryann Cusimano Love
From picture books to e-books for tablets and smart phones
Girl Interrupted
Kamaria B. Porter
Ostensibly a film about a cult, 'Martha Marcy May Marlene' feels eerily universal as it explores issues of family, belonging and identity.
Faith Before Fatherland
Robert E. Lauder
'Saviors in the Night' captures the terror of the Holocaust without ever taking us to the concentration camps.

Columns and Departments

The Word
We Share His Light
Peter Feldmeier
The Word
Out of Darkness
Peter Feldmeier
Occupation Therapy
Thomas J. Massaro
Of Many Things
Of Many Things
John P. Schlegel, S.J.
The Immaculate Conception
Linda Nemec Foster

Web Only

  E-Books for Kids
Maryann Cusimano Love
Children’s e-books can be interactive tools that help younger children develop early reading skills.
  'America' on the Kindle
Maurice Timothy Reidy
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