The National Catholic Review

June 3-10, 2013

Vol. 208 No. 19Whole No. 5014 Download PDF

Editorials

Big and Little Wars

The sheer volume of U.S. military interventions comes as something of a shock.

Food Aid for Whom?

Much-needed reforms in the way food aid is delivered may be thwarted in Congress.

Articles

Pursuing the Truth in Love
Matt Malone, S.J.
The mission of 'America' in a 21st-century church

Books and Culture

Books
Background Check
Jon M. Sweeney
Two new books on Pope Francis; neither can be considered a true biography.
Books
A Legend Unraveled
Timothy Wadkins
'From the Jaws of Victory' by Matt Garcia
Books
Pilgrims Without Progress
Andrew J. Bacevich
'The Unwinding' by George Packer
Film
All That Glitters
John Anderson
Baz Luhrmann presents an overwrought 'Gatsby' for the digital age

Columns and Departments

The Word
Rise Up!
John W. Martens
The Word
A Woman Beloved by God
John W. Martens
Faith in Focus
Love Aflame
Silas Henderson
Columns
Thumbs Way Up!
Raymond A. Schroth
Of Many Things
Of Many Things
Matt Malone, S.J.
Poem
Citrus Paradisi
Chelsea Wagenaar
Poem
Forays of the imagination
James S. Torrens
Letters
Reply All
Our readers
Washington Front
Dear Prudence
John Carr