The National Catholic Review

November 28, 2011

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

Editorials

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.

Articles

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

Culture
Books for Little Stockings
Maryann Cusimano Love

From picture books to e-books for tablets and smart phones

Film
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.

Film
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

Columns
Occupation Therapy

Thomas J. Massaro

Of Many Things
Of Many Things

John P. Schlegel, S.J.

Poem
The Immaculate Conception

Linda Nemec Foster

Letters
Letters

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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