The National Catholic Review

December 24, 2012

Vol. 207 No. 19Whole No. 4994 Download PDF

Editorials

Current Comment
Acts of charity, however well meant, sometimes are not enough to help people in need.
A God Who Unites

God inflames the human heart with a deep desire for unity.

Articles

One Step Forward?

'Deferred Action' yields cautious hope for undocumented youth.

Books and Culture

Books
Character Studies
The Editors

We invited some friends to recommend to our readers in very few words a favorite book and author.

Film
Signs of 'Life'
Jon M. Sweeney

Frank Capra's 'It's a Wonderful Life' offers a profound understanding of the Gospels.

Columns and Departments

The Word
Family Business

Peter Feldmeier

The Word
Christ Manifest

Peter Feldmeier

The Word
Mary, Our Mother

Peter Feldmeir

Faith in Focus
Carrying On

Kerry Weber

Columns
City Limits

Kyle T. Kramer

Of Many Things
Of Many Things

Matt Malone, S.J.

Poem
Un Sogno d'Oro a Natale

John P. McNamee

Letters
Letters