The National Catholic Review

October 28, 2013

Vol. 209 No. 12Whole No. 5027 Download PDF


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Handshake Diplomacy, Swimming Upstream and Save Our Seas

Conscience of ‘America’

'America' needs the voices and gifts of women to fulfill our mission


Everything Is Yours
Annie Selak
Self-gift as a framework for ministry
Leading by Example
Kerry Weber
An interview on ministry, machismo and meaningful leadership
The Invisible Woman
Nichole M. Flores
Seeing migrant women through the eyes of Christ
United in Christ
Diana L. Hayes
Appreciating the diversity of women’s spiritualities
A Promising Path
Kathleen Sprows Cummings
Building ‘a profound theology of womanhood’ for the 21st century
Growth Opportunity
Carolyn Y. Woo
The importance of supporting women in developing nations
Opening Doors
Kerry Alys Robinson
Women in dialogue with the Vatican
Domestic Policy
Helen M. Alvaré
Can the church help women achieve a better work-life balance?

Books and Culture

After Ecstasy
Maureen O'Connell
The enthusiastic reaction to Jorge Mario Bergoglio’s choice of the name Francis underscores the ongoing
The Jewish Martyr
Brenna Moore
In the opening paragraph of Beyond the Walls, Joseph Palmisano, S.J., advances a startling claim:
Wounded Beauty
Eve Tushnet
I love horror movies because they show me the sublime.

Columns and Departments

The Word
The Small Matter of Sin
John W. Martens
Faith in Focus
Life on the Margins
Mary Pellegrino, C.S.J.
Faith in Focus
Bolt From the Blue
Helen C. Prejean, C.S.J.
Faith in Focus
Love, Naturally
Regina Bambrick-Rust
The Country of Mercy
Angela Alaimo O’Donnell
Of Many Things
Of Many Things
Kerry Weber
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