The National Catholic Review

October 15, 2007

Vol. 197 No. 11Whole No. 4789 Download PDF


Current Comment

A Church in Qatar

'Jaw, Jaw,' Not 'War, War'
The visit of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, the president of Iran, to the United Nations General Assembly in New York during the week of Sept. 23 presented a sad series of missed opportunities.


It Starts in Mexico
Tim Padgett
Rethinking immigration reform
A Catholic Call To the Common Good
Alexia Kelly, John Gehring
Farming With Junk
Kyle T. Kramer
A rumination on fidelity
The Kingdom of God in the Time of AIDS
Michael Czerny
An Interview with Michael Czerny

Books and Culture

A Visit With Donald McCaig
Michael Fedo
I met the writer Donald McCaig a decade ago on a sheep farm he had created for himself near Williamsville, Va., (pop.
Its About Tradition
Thomas H. Groome
This is an important book for the crucial question it raises and its mode of response, as much as for how well it succeeds.
O Troubled Town of Bethlehem
Claire Schaeffer-Duffy
A Middle Eastern murder mystery, reviewed

Columns and Departments

The Word
Persistence in Prayer
Daniel J. Harrington
Faith in Focus
15 Minutes to Let God Lead
Thomas B. Curran
The Plight of G.M.
Terry Golway
Of Many Things
Of Many Things
James T. Keane

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