The National Catholic Review

August 13, 2012

Vol. 207 No. 4Whole No. 4979 Download PDF


Current Comment
Libor Pains; Love Your Clients; In Corpore Sano
After Aurora
Until society’s obsession with individual rights is tempered, our nation will remain hostage to the gun lobby.


In This Together
Richard E. Pates
How Catholics can overcome partisan divisions
Citizens of Faith
Vincent D. Rougeau
Bringing morality into the voting booth
Change the Church?
David J. O'Brien

Reform requires will, skill and political organization.

Voting Matters
Teresa Ghilarducci, Richard McGahey, Charles K. Wilber, Daniel Finn
Issues to consider before election day

Books and Culture

Divine Genealogy
Brigitte Kahl
An exploration of the "sonship of Jesus" and what that meant in Roman times
Another America
Chris Manahan
David Treuer's idiosyncratic journey through reservation life
Mainland Malaise
Loretta Tofani
Where is hope for the ordinary Chinese citizen?
It Takes a Village
Victor Stepien
A parable of Middle East peace, reviewed
Playing the Ponies
Mark Silk
How the media track presidential races
The Olympic Spirit
Damian Arnold
One priest's ministry at the London Games

Columns and Departments

The Word
Making Hard Choices
Peter Feldmeier
The Word
Flesh and Blood
Peter Feldmeier
Faith in Focus
Help Wanted
James Martin, SJ
A prayer for frustrated Catholics
Broken Promises?
John J. Dilulio, Jr.
Of Many Things
Of Many Things
Maurice Timothy Reidy

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  Reality Check
Patricia Wittberg
A fact-based assessment of U.S. religious life