The National Catholic Review

January 7, 2008

Vol. 198 No. 1Whole No. 4800 Download PDF


Migration, the Larger Picture
Amid the negative rhetoric of some presidential candidates who seek to exploit the issue of undocumented immigrants, it is important to keep in mind a larger view of “people on the move.” What is happening in the United States represents just a small part of a worldwide phenomenon.


Gordon Zahn, Prophet of Peace
Thomas A. Shannon
Iran and the Bomb: Defusing Tensions
Alon Ben-Meir

A proposal to promote regional stability

From Thames to Tiber
Austen Ivereigh

Tony Blair and the politics of conversion

Books and Culture

The Heats Turned Up
Patrick Lang

In large part, this book about U.S.-Iranian-Israeli international relations sets out to make a case for the progressive secularization of th

Emilie Griffin

For many readers, Jim Forest is inextricably connected to The Catholic Worker movement, which he joined in 1961 when he was a part-time stud

Corporations Are Not Citizens
Cecilio Morales

Feeling discomfort, fellow citizens? Do you have a mild pain in the Congress and bloating in the White House?

Richard A. Blake

As a title, No Country for Old Men boasts a noble ancestry.

Columns and Departments

The Word
Jesus Goes Public

Daniel J. Harrington

The Word
What John Saw

Daniel J. Harrington

Faith in Focus
At Journeys End

Maurice Timothy Reidy

Sacred Space for Transformation

Margaret Silf

Of Many Things
Of Many Things

Drew Christiansen


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Austen Ivereigh
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  Foley Poetry Award
The Editors
Submissions due March 31; $1,000 prize