The National Catholic Review

November 19, 2007

Vol. 197 No. 16Whole No. 4794 Download PDF


Two Red Hats
Two Americans join the college of cardinals.
Current Comment

Hollywoods Drama


Catholic Social Teaching Meets Wall Street
Mary Ellen Foley McGuire
Gulnora Huseinova was in trouble. When she got divorced a few years ago, she was left to care for her child, which is no easy matter for a single woman in Khujand, Tajikistan.
Will Darfur Dance Again?
John H. Ricard
My recent visit to Sudan corresponded with the first Sudanese bishops annual meeting in Khartoum in nearly 20 years that included both northern and southern bishops.

Books and Culture

From Gods Mouth to Our Ear
Patrick J. Ryan
A new books looks at the sacred Scripture of three religious traditions
Not a Liberating Vision
Nancy Hawkins
With The Mother of the Lord, the Pontifical International Marian Academy offers the reader a systematic, academic presentation on the
We Never Will Be Missed
Peter Heinegg
I beheld, cried the prophet Jeremiah, and lo, there was no man, and all the birds of the heavens had fled (4:25, KJV).

Columns and Departments

The Word
The Roots of Christian Spirituality
Daniel J. Harrington
Faith in Focus
In Mystic Silence
William Johnston
Where East and West can meet
A Grim Task
Maryann Cusimano Love
Why bother with the difficult, dangerous and depressing job of counting the dead in Iraq?
Of Many Things
Of Many Things
Drew Christiansen
William Hart