The National Catholic Review

August 27, 2012

Vol. 207 No. 5Whole No. 4980 Download PDF


R2P May Still Work
The Responsibility to Protect seems tailor-made for the current civil war in Syria.
Current Comment
Foreclosure Forgiveness; Marketing Health Insurance; Status of Christians


Cesar's Choice
Barry Hudock
Fifty two years ago today, Cesar Chavez marked his birthday by quitting his job in order to establish a labor union for migrant farmworkers.
The Next Battle
Clayton Sinyai
Veterans are fighting for jobs on the homefront.

Books and Culture

Root Study
John R. Donahue
The Jewish Annotated New Testament should leave a mark on all Christian preaching.
Lost and Found
Patrick Gilger
The Variations attempts make inroads "on the vast terrain of what cannot be said."
In A Man's World
Elaine McClarnand MacKinnon
Catherine the Great remains one of the most intriguing women in history.
Summers with Shakespeare
John A. Coleman
America’s many festivals, indoors and out, stage the Bard.