The National Catholic Review

March 28, 2011

Vol. 204 No. 10Whole No. 4927 Download PDF


The Lessons of Libya
Whether Slobodan Milosevic or Saddam Hussein, the international community is well acquainted with the cunning of despots.
Current Comment
Blame Enough; Philadelphia's Shame; No More Death Penalty


A Recurring Vision
Allen Hubbard, Jr.
The present-day significance of St. Teresa's mysticism
Nursing Shift
Gary L. Chamberlain
The ethics of recruiting foreign health care workers

Books and Culture

The Golden Rules
Thomas J. Massaro
From Karen Armstrong, a case for compassion
A Doomed Love
Tom Deignan
John Millington Synge is a troubled lover in Joseph O'Connor's 'Ghost Light'
Devil-Ridden Dixie
Peter Heinegg
Barry Hannahs posthumous anthology comes garlanded with praise.
Master Plan
Robert Barron
'The Adjustment Bureau' is one of the most explicitly theological films of the last 25 years.
The Fire Last Time
Clayton Sinyai
“People forget the Triangle fire at their peril,” observes one labor historian.

Columns and Departments

The Word
Unlikely Leaders
Barbara E. Reid
Faith in Focus
Good Counsel
Francis X. Hezel
Six lessons for the younger set
The Constitution, by Heart
Maryann Cusimano Love
Of Many Things
Of Many Things
Francis X. Hezel