The National Catholic Review

March 17, 2014

Vol. 210 No. 9Whole No. 5043 Download PDF


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Drone strike against wedding party in Yemen violated policy endorsed by Obama, says HRW.

Disorder in the Court

There are few experiences more devastating than being falsely accused of a crime.


Tolling for Thee
Rhona Tarrant

Ireland adapts the Angelus for the 21st century

Open to All
Katarina M. Schuth

The emerging ecclesiology of Pope Francis

‘Heal the Wounds’
Joseph G. Kelly

Best practices for the church as field hospital

Encountering Jesus
Peter J. Vaghi

Where do we meet him each day?

Books and Culture

Digging Deep
Michael Doyle

Remembering Seamus Heaney, weaver of words

Notes From Underground
Nicholas Clifford

Bishop Aloysius Jin Luxian has been one of the most important and controversial figures in modern Chines

Higher authorities
Edward Collins Vacek

Religious freedom? We were against it before we were for it.

God Goes West
Thomas Rzeznik

Junípero Serra’s instrumental role in establishing the California missions is well known, but the contou

Columns and Departments

The Word
Away With Despair

John W. Martens

Faith in Focus
The Anointing

Brian Doyle

Thirsting for Lent

Daniel P. Horan

Of Many Things
Of Many Things

Matt Malone, S.J.

While Waiting

Donna Pucciani

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Of Other Things
Good Corp, Bad Corp

William T. Cavanaugh