The National Catholic Review

April 2, 2012

Vol. 206 No. 11Whole No. 4967 Download PDF


They Came So Far
The image of war's innocent victims has driven generations of correspondents to risk their lives.
Current Comment

More Than a Game


A Voice in the Wilderness

A new political lobby promotes a peaceful vision of Israel's future.

A Bridge to Beijing
John A. Worthley

Can a 16th-century Jesuit help rebuild Chinese-Vatican relations?

Books and Culture

Peppery Public Intellectual
Peter Heinegg

The historian Hugh Trevor-Roper was both vigorously old school and unremittingly sarcastic.

Funeral Procession
Angela Alaimo O'Donnell

Thomas Lynch's The Sin-Eater breathes life into a figure from ancient folk magic.

Machines in Motion
Dr. Daniel P. Sulmasy

The Anticipatory Corpse is a novel contribution to the field of bioethics.

Between the Lines
Dianne Bilyak

Paul Mariani, Marie Howe and Martha Serpas talk about poetry and faith