The National Catholic Review

November 5, 2007

Vol. 197 No. 14Whole No. 4792 Download PDF


Current Comment

More Light Than Heat

Torture and the C.I.A.
The Bush administration's denial of engaging in torture must be exposed.


A Struggle for the Soul of Medicine
Myles N. Sheehan
Can physicians be trained to care?
Bishops on Citizenship
Matt Malone, S.J.
The draft document emphasizes formation of conscience.

Books and Culture

Ministering to Two Worlds
Allan Figueroa Deck
'Mexican-American Catholics,' reviewed
Models to Suit Many
John W. OMalley
'The Great Catholic Reformers,' reviewed
How Much Storytelling?
Daniel J. Harrington
The “Christmas story” that we re-enact annually is based for the most part on the infancy narratives found in the first two chapters of the
Images and Mirages
Mary A. McCay
Margaret Atwood has published over a dozen volumes of poetry.
The God of My Universe
Ilia Delio
Astronomers love to wander in the dark because it is often the darkest skies that radiate the brightest stars.

Columns and Departments

The Word
Resurrection and the Communion of Saints
Daniel J. Harrington
Faith in Focus
Faith & American Politics
Frank Monahan
Faith in Focus
Kyle T. Kramer
Faith in Focus
Illness, Here Is Thy Sting
Jim McDermott
Treasures of Darkness
Margaret Silf
Of Many Things
Of Many Things
James Martin, SJ