The National Catholic Review

July 18, 2011

Vol. 205 No. 2Whole No. 4939 Download PDF

Editorials

Current Comment
Acting in Good Faith; Lasting Institutions; A Men's World
The War Next Door
For Mexico to prosecute its drug war successfully, policy across the border has to change.

Articles

All God's Children
Agnes Nixon

I grew up in Nashville, Tenn., in an Irish-Catholic enclave, at a time when Catholics made up less than 1 percent of the population and the whole state was one diocese.

Keep Holy Election Day
Nicholas P. Cafardi
Suggestions for Faithful Voting

Books and Culture

Books
Getting to One
John Borelli
'Ut Unum Sint' and the prospects of uniting the Eastern and Western churches
Books
Dear New Yorker
Kelly Cherry
Elizabeth Bishop (1911-79) was a poet laureate (then called “consultant in poetry”) of the United States, a winner of the Pulitzer Prize
Film
Behind 'The Times'
Maurice Timothy Reidy
Old die habits die hard, but when it comes to the newspaper industry, habits are dying fast and furious.
Ideas
From Pages to Pixels
Jon M. Sweeney
As we tweet and hyperlink, can we sustain the concentration required for real discovery?
Television
Chicken Little Gets Her Gun
Terrance W. Klein
Catch a glimpse of America’s ballistic soul on 'Falling Skies,' the popular new sci-fi series on TNT.