The National Catholic Review

March 12, 2007

Vol. 196 No. 9Whole No. 4766


Current Comment
An Anglican Schism?

Rowan Williams, the archbishop of Canterbury, faces an almost impossible challenge. Last week in Tanzania, a gathering of three dozen Anglican bishops rebuked their American branch, the Episcopal Church, for supporting gay clergy; consecrating Bishop V.

The Libby Trial
The 12 jurors responsible for deciding the fate of I. Lewis Libby Jr., former chief of staff for Vice President Dick Cheney, faced a perplexing task. Mr.


At Home With Religion
Michael Sean Winters
Criminals All?
Robert Joe Stout
The Disabled Jesus
Elizabeth R. Schiltz

Books and Culture

Fantasies Abounding
Richard A. Blake

Viktor Frankenstein created the Monster. Walt Disney created Walt Disney, but the outcome was pretty much the same.

For the sake of...?
Kevin O'Neil

Two churchmen made headlines in 2006 with their comments about mandatory celibacy for Latin rite Catholic priests.

Radical Expressions'
Charles R. Morris

De gustibus non est disputandum is a snippet of medieval wisdom mostly honored in the breach, as evidenced by Michael Kammen’s Vis

Columns and Departments

The Word
Repentance and Forgiveness

Daniel J. Harrington

Renew-ing Theology on Tap

Terry Golway

Of Many Things
Of Many Things

Maurice Timothy Reidy