The National Catholic Review

April 16, 2012

Vol. 206 No. 13Whole No. 4969 Download PDF

Editorials

'Stand Your Ground'
From April 2012: 'Rational gun control might save the lives of future Trayvon Martins of every race and age.'
Current Comment
A Doctor for Development; Latinos on the Move; Round and Round We Go

Articles

Wonders of the Universe
Adam D. Hincks
New scientific discoveries and old truths

Books and Culture

Books
Celestine's Prophecy
Paul Moses
The pope who quit
Books
Street Signs
Kelly Cherry
Alan Shapiro's new book of poetry is accessible, engaging and playful.
Books
The Worker's Tale
Thomas P. Rausch
Essays from Los Angeles' Skid Row
Film
Vocation Crisis
John P. McCarthy
'Habemus Papam,' an Italian satire
Film
Confessions of a Teenage Mind
Jon M. Sweeney
'Blue Like Jazz' offers an evangelical coming of age story
Television
Elvis Who?
Mary Valle
Why Dolores Hart left Hollywood behind

Columns and Departments

The Word
Where You Belong
Peter Feldmeier
The Word
Demanding but Constant Love
Peter Feldmeier
Faith in Focus
The Waiting
Catherine Kirwan-Avila
A student discerns a call to religious life.
Columns
Early Spring
Maryann Cusimano Love
Of Many Things
Of Many Things
Drew Christiansen
Poem
The Lonely Place Apart
Darrin M. McCloskey
Letters
Letters