The National Catholic Review

March 24, 2008

Vol. 198 No. 10Whole No. 4809 Download PDF


Current Comment
Inhuman conditions in Gaza; a change, and a chance, in Russia
Christians in Flight
Christians had been fleeing Iraq for years before the U.S. invasion in 2003. The ancient Assyrian Church of the East saw four-fifths of its members emigrate before 2000 and its ancient patriarchate transferred to Chicago.


Easter Herald
Gerald O'Collins

Pope Benedict and Peter's proclamation

To Sacrifice an Only Son
Patrick J. Ryan

A reflection on three Abrahams

Books and Culture

No Evidence?
Daniel J. Harrington

Geza Vermes' 'The Resurrection,' reviewed

Earth Ethics
Kristin Shrader-Frechette

Why did terrorists attack the United States? The Kentucky farmer and writer Wendell Berry believes they were responding to U.S.

A Dead Tongues Many Lives
Peter Heinegg

Primum omnium (first of all) monita quaedam (a few words of warning): this book is not for the completely Latinless reader.

Columns and Departments

The Word
Coming to Believe

Daniel J. Harrington

Faith in Focus
A Renewed Challenge

Peter Henriot

A Plea for Civility

Terry Golway

Of Many Things
Of Many Things

Maurice Timothy Reidy

Old Age

Patricia Schnapp


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