The National Catholic Review

September 19, 2011

Vol. 205 No. 7Whole No. 4944 Download PDF


Current Comment
Respect for Life?; Family Matters; An iBishop?
The Universal Call
It is time for the church to make the canonization process far more accessible and far less expensive.


Syria In Crisis
Margot Patterson

As protests continue, the specter of sectarian strife looms.

Nature and Grace
Patricia A. Kossmann

Book briefs

Books and Culture

A Different Path
Bill Williams

How men and women religious responded to 9/11.

On the Rise
Leo J. O'Donovan

Educating the next generation in leadership

Something to Love
James S. Torrens

A guide to modern poetry, reviewed

Greene Without God

Because it rejects the theology underlying the original novel, 'Brighton Rock' fails to deliver

Columns and Departments

The Word
Saying and Doing

Barbara E. Reid

Faith in Focus
Joan's Journey

B. G. Kelley

Mr. Smith vs. Washington

John J. DiIulio, Jr.

Of Many Things
Of Many Things

Karen Sue Smith

Vowed to this life

Mary Kay Schoen


Web Only

  A Father's Love
Kerry Weber
Widowed on 9/11, Patty Fallone never questioned God.
  A Sibling's Strength
Kerry Weber
Ten years after 9/11, Laura Armstrong helps keep her brother's memory alive.