The National Catholic Review

March 28, 2005

Vol. 192 No. 11Whole No. 4686


The Weight of Glory

C. S. Lewis compared the risen life to the lightness of an early summer morning when we feel one with sunlight and the gentle air.

Books and Culture

An Elegaic Portrait
Vincent T. O'Keefe

Since the flurry of biographies of Pope John Paul II appeared in the 1990’s, an uneasy deathwatch has set in among Vaticanologists, who h

New Life in Lima
George M. Anderson

This slender but powerful book describes how an upper-middle-class parish in Lima, Peru, was transformed in concert with the poor people

Columns and Departments

The Word
Is Seeing Really Believing?

Dianne Bergant

Faith in Focus
Easter: A Child's-Eye View

Lorraine V. Murray

Of Many Things
Of Many Things

John W. Donohue