The National Catholic Review

December 13, 2010

Vol. 203 No. 18Whole No. 4916 Download PDF


Markets and Politics
How can free-market capitalism be made less inimical to democracy?
Current Comment
O Holy Not; Don't Assassinate; Illegal Organ Trading


Teaching or Commanding?
Nicholas Lash

When bishops instruct the faithful

O Holy Night 2
The Editors

Readers share suggestions for keeping Christmas sacred

On the Slope With Teilhard
Drew Christiansen

Lessons on spirit and matter

Books and Culture

Start Them Young
Maryann Cusimano Love

A roundup up children's books for the Christmas season

Highly Favored One
Judith Dupre

How the story of a simple young woman from Nazareth has influenced the Christian imagination.

Speak, Lord
Harry Forbes

"The King's Speech" is no musty historical drama