The National Catholic Review

July 17, 2006

Vol. 195 No. 2Whole No. 4739


Current Comment

Sudanese Smoke Screen

Housing Discrimination

Racism in the United States can take many forms. Some are as obvious as slurs shouted from cars or hate crimes; others are less apparent. One of racism’s covert guises is housing discrimination.


Descent Into Hell
John F. Kavanaugh
Colombian Dreams
James R. Stormes

Books and Culture

The Medium and the Message
Dianne Bergant

Megan McKenna is a storyteller. Even when she interprets someone else’s story, she uses the medium of story to do so.

The Struggle Continues
Katrina Schuth

This volume is crammed with meticulously researched biblical, historical, theological and sociological information on order and ministry

Into the Dark
Brennan O'Donnell

Shortly before her death in 1997, the renowned English-born American poet Denise Levertov published two volumes of selected poems.

Columns and Departments

The Word
A Shepherd for Gods People

Daniel J. Harrington

The Word
The Sign of the Prophet

Daniel J. Harrington

Of Many Things
Of Many Things

George M. Anderson


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John W. Padberg
Peter Faber may best have exemplified what a missionary to the church of the Reformation era needed.