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 happ


Iran and the Bomb: Defusing Tensions
Alon Ben-Meir
Although the recently published National Intelligence Estimate has changed the nature of the international discussion about Irans nuclear ambition, it has not answered the question of Irans ultimate i
From Thames to Tiber
Austen Ivereigh
The reception on Dec.
American Catholics In the New Gilded Age
Daniel J. Morrissey
Can Catholics be a force against the economic inequities of our times?
Gordon Zahn, Prophet of Peace
Thomas A. Shannon
Remembering a Catholic pacifist and founder of Pax Christi USA

Books and Culture

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?
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
Richard A. Blake
As a title, No Country for Old Men boasts a noble ancestry.

Columns and Departments

The Word
What John Saw
Daniel J. Harrington
The Word
Jesus Goes Public
Daniel J. Harrington
Faith in Focus
At Journeys End
Maurice Timothy Reidy
The last in a series for Advent and Christmas
Sacred Space for Transformation
Margaret Silf
'The cost of living our vocation is to be fixed and rooted in the cold soil.'
Of Many Things
Of Many Things
Drew Christiansen

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