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
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Our readers

Washington Front
Dear Prudence

John Carr