The National Catholic Review

March 1, 2010

Vol. 202 No. 6Whole No. 4884 Download PDF


Current Comment
The Age of the E-Reader; Aid and Corruption in Haiti; Arctic Contemplatives
A Debt to the Future
Politicians need to hear from the American people that they are willing to make sacrifices for the future of the nation.


Welcoming the Roman Missal
Arthur J. Serratelli

An opportunity for liturgical renewal

Pardon Is the Word
Rowan Williams

Shakespeare, Edmund Campion and the grace of forgiveness

Haiti's Resilient Faith
Margarita A. Mooney

Books and Culture

After Peter
Anthony D. Andreassi

In his latest book, John W. O'Malley, S.J., serves up a hard-nosed history of so many saints and sinners.

Friendship, Rivalry, Redemption
Ron Hansen

Gail Godwin writes with the shrewdness and wit of Muriel Spark and a tender, fetching, Southern voice.

Imaginary Friends
John C. Hawley

'Summertime' is a meandering series of interviews with relatives and former lovers of 'John Coetzee.'

Lenten Mysteries
Terrence E. Dempsey

The exhibit “Good Friday” explores the enduring power of the image of the suffering Christ for contemporary artists.

Columns and Departments

The Word
I Am Who Am

Barbara E. Reid

Faith in Focus
Ward Healer

Aaron Biller

Faith in Focus
The Quiet Space

David Berry

Prison Breakout

John J. DiIulio, Jr.

Of Many Things
Of Many Things

James Martin, SJ

Homage to St. Seamus

Angela ODonnell


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  Welcoming the Roman Missal
Arthur J. Serratelli
To change indicates that one is alive. This applies to people, institutions and even language.