The National Catholic Review

July 4, 2011

Vol. 205 No. 1Whole No. 4938 Download PDF


Current Comment
The Republic At War; Love One Another; Friend Request
After Fukushima
Forward-looking nations should reduce their dependence on nuclear power while converting to renewable alternatives.


Status Update
James Martin, SJ

How well is the church reaching out to people in the digital age?

10 Dos and Don'ts
James Martin, SJ

For Web-Savvy Organizations

A Guy Thing
Kerry Weber

An extraordinary leadership program for men on campus

Course Correction
Clarissa V. Aljentera

My journey from journalism to campus ministry

Life Choices
Anna Keating

A barrage of questions surrounds my first pregnancy.

Books and Culture

Wild Things
Angela Alaimo O'Donnell

T.C. Boyle's new novel takes on the disastrous effects of human encroachment upon the natural world

Shifting Realities
Richard M. Gula

Conversion has been a central theme in the writings of Charles Curran.

Heaven No More
John P. McCarthy

'The Last Mountain' offers a damning litany of harms caused by mountain-top removal.

Moveable Feast
Michael V. Tueth

Judging by 'Midnight in Paris,' Woody Allen seems almost in danger of enjoying life.

Columns and Departments

The Word
Mysterious Gift

Barbara E. Reid

The Word
Wisdom About Weeds

Barbara E. Reid

Governed by Greed

John J. DiIulio, Jr.

Of Many Things
Of Many Things

Francis X. Hezel

some things wont be stopped

Jennifer Lynn Wills


Web Only

  Resources for Male Ministry
Kerry Weber
Male discussion groups have proved successful on college campuses, but the exploration of male spirituality can be valuable to men of any age. Listed below are a few resources from the Center for Action and Contemplation, founded by Richard Rohr, O.F.M. You can find a more complete resource list here.
  America Wins at the CPA
Maurice Timothy Reidy
America’s Web site has been awarded first place for the fourth year in a row by the Catholic Press Association.