The National Catholic Review

October 18, 2010

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


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


Awakening the Giant
Charles K. Wilber

Strategies for restarting the U.S. economy

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

Books and Culture

Women of Faith
Emilie Griffin

A new eight-volume "spirituality for Catholic women" edited by theologian Elizabeth A. Dreyer.

The Seer
John Anderson

'Vision,' Margarethe von Trotta's study of Hildegard of Bingen, is both a film and a moral lesson.

A Friend Is Born
Kerry Weber

'The Social Network' examines the founding myth of Facebook

Columns and Departments

The Word
Incomparable Mercy

Barbara E. Reid

Faith in Focus
Sea Change

B. G. Kelley

Two-Party Roulette

John J. DiIulio, Jr.

Of Many Things
Of Many Things

Maurice Timothy Reidy