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.