The National Catholic Review

June 20, 2011

Vol. 204 No. 20Whole No. 4937 Download PDF


Handle With Care
History has left the United States ill-prepared to deal with modern China.
Current Comment
Waiting for Gaga; That Other Minority; A Brother Journalist


Forgive Us Our Debts
William J. O'Malley
What Victor Hugo taught me about justice
Outward Bound
James T. Keane
How Maryknoll defined a century of mission work

Books and Culture

Listening to God's Whispers
William Thompson-Uberuaga
A true son of St. Ignatius, Harvey Egan seeks to first attract and then guide the reader to Christ.
Teenage Faithland
John A. Coleman
A new study examines the religiosity of America's adolescents.
Funny Girls
Jake Martin
“Bridesmaids” succeeds where other summer films fail because of heart, or a lack of one.
A Higher Beauty
Joseph J. Feeney
Gerard Manley Hopkins meets Elizabeth Taylor
Really Human
John Wauck
To find evidence of the value of Christian holiness, we should look beyond the experience of believers.