The National Catholic Review

September 19, 2011

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

Editorials

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.

Articles

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

Books
A Different Path
Bill Williams

How men and women religious responded to 9/11.

Books
On the Rise
Leo J. O'Donovan

Educating the next generation in leadership

Books
Something to Love
James S. Torrens

A guide to modern poetry, reviewed

Film
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

Columns
Mr. Smith vs. Washington

John J. DiIulio, Jr.

Of Many Things
Of Many Things

Karen Sue Smith

Poem
Vowed to this life

Mary Kay Schoen

Letters
Letters

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.