The National Catholic Review

April 2, 2012

Vol. 206 No. 11Whole No. 4967 Download PDF


Current Comment

More Than a Game

They Came So Far
The image of war's innocent victims has driven generations of correspondents to risk their lives.


A Voice in the Wilderness
A new political lobby promotes a peaceful vision of Israel's future.
A Bridge to Beijing
John A. Worthley
Can a 16th-century Jesuit help rebuild Chinese-Vatican relations?

Books and Culture

Peppery Public Intellectual
Peter Heinegg
The historian Hugh Trevor-Roper was both vigorously old school and unremittingly sarcastic.
Funeral Procession
Angela Alaimo O'Donnell
Thomas Lynch's The Sin-Eater breathes life into a figure from ancient folk magic.
Machines in Motion
Dr. Daniel P. Sulmasy
The Anticipatory Corpse is a novel contribution to the field of bioethics.
Between the Lines
Dianne Bilyak
Paul Mariani, Marie Howe and Martha Serpas talk about poetry and faith