The National Catholic Review

October 8, 2007

Vol. 197 No. 10Whole No. 4788 Download PDF


A Diplomatic Surge
The United States is in danger of losing the war in Iraq. The risk of defeat is real, despite the modest military successes described to Congress last month by U.S. General David H. Petraeus.
Current Comment
Racist Dictator


The Latin Liturgy and the Jews
Anthony J. Cernera, Eugene Korn
What the pope's letter means for the church's 'elders in the faith'
The Nobel Womens Initiative
Elizabeth Bernstein
An Interview with Elizabeth Bernstein

Books and Culture

Total Self-Gift
Robert P. Imbelli
What a debt of gratitude all students of theology owe Gerald O’Collins!
Sister of the Foursquare Gospel
Michael P. Orsi
A life of an early Protestant evangelist, reviewed
Slain for Telling the Awful Truth
Olga Bonfiglio
Oct. 7 is the first anniversary of the murder of the Russian journalist Anna Politkovskaya.

Columns and Departments

The Word
Thanksgiving as Public Witness to Gods Action
Daniel J. Harrington
Faith in Focus
A Dinosaur Ponders The Latin Mass
Emil A. Wcela
Faith in Focus
Preserving Catholic Identity
Katherine O'Brien
The Great Divide
Margaret Silf
Of Many Things
Of Many Things
Drew Christiansen