The National Catholic Review

March 22, 2010

Vol. 202 No. 9Whole No. 4887 Download PDF


Toyota in Reverse
The nature of the product automakers bring to market entails special ethical responsibility.
Current Comment
'Lourdes' the Movie; Divide and Conquer; The Lost Art of Penmanship


The Bishop Emeritus
Frank J. Rodimer
Understanding a new phase of episcopal ministry
The Next Move
William D. Karg
Questions and opportunities for 'retired' priests

Books and Culture

What Lies Beyond
Joseph A. Bracken
Explorations of eternity from two post-modern intellectual historians
Rapid Transit
Peter Heinegg
How trains changed the face of the planet.
In Plain Sight
Kerry Weber
"The Art of the Steal" presents a convincing case to keep the Barnes Foundation in suburban Philadelphia.
Small Is Beautiful
Jon M. Sweeney
Little books are chief among the things that carry spiritual meaning in my life.
'Raisin' Revisited
Michael V. Tueth
'Clybourne Park' takes as its inspiration Lorraine Hansberry's 1959 play.