The National Catholic Review

October 18, 2010

Vol. 203 No. 10Whole No. 4908 Download PDF


A Saint for Our Time
The saga of Mother Mary MacKillop says much about sanctity, about sin, about women and about hope.
Current Comment
Our President's Faith; Halfway to Heaven; The Right to Breastfeed


The Road to Nonviolence
Hansuli John Gerber
Moving peace work to the center of Christian life
The Other Haiti
Tom Price
Rebuilding quake-shattered lives beyond Port-au-Prince
Awakening the Giant
Charles K. Wilber

The old advice, “Keep your eye on the ball,” applies to current discussions of the U.S. economy.

Books and Culture

Women of Faith
Emilie Griffin
A new eight-volume "spirituality for Catholic women" edited by theologian Elizabeth A. Dreyer.
A Friend Is Born
Kerry Weber
'The Social Network' examines the founding myth of Facebook
The Seer
John Anderson
'Vision,' Margarethe von Trotta's study of Hildegard of Bingen, is both a film and a moral lesson.

Columns and Departments

The Word
Incomparable Mercy
Barbara E. Reid
Faith in Focus
Sea Change
B. G. Kelley
Finding old friends and a new outlook at the ocean
Two-Party Roulette
John J. DiIulio, Jr.
Of Many Things
Of Many Things
Maurice Timothy Reidy