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Kindle and digital editions of the National Catholic Reporter


E-reader editions of the National Catholic Reporter contain all articles found in the print edition. There are no advertisements or classifieds, and some images and tables may not be included due to licensing agreements. NCR is delivered automatically to your device, with all the advantages of an e-reader -- including the ability to increase font size and store back issues.

Amazon sells, delivers and handles subscriptions to the Kindle edition. NCR Publishing Company is unable to provide complimentary Kindle or Reader subscriptions, even to NCR print subscribers, since Amazon handles the financial arrangements. A free two-week trial is available. Your NCR subscription will automatically continue at the end of the trial period at the regular subscription price. Payment is billed automatically to your credit card.

For your convenience, issues are automatically delivered wirelessly to your Kindle every other Friday at 5 PM central time. All Kindle sales and support is through Amazon.

Cost: $1.99 per month
Purchase: Amazon store
Trial: 14-day free trial
Availability: worldwide
Support: Amazon customer service

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NCR is available through the Kindle app for iPad, iPhone and Android-powered tablet computers and smartphones.

You must first download the free Kindle app in your device's app store.

NCR is not available on the Nook, but we are trying to get Barnes & Noble to consider us. If you are a Nook user and would subscribe to NCR on your device, please send us an email to let us know.

Q. Why did you make NCR available on e-reader devices?
A. Many of our readers have requested we make the publication available to read on their devices.

Q. I read your website for free. Why should I pay for NCR?
A. E-reader versions of NCR contain all articles from the print version. Not all of these articles appear on

Q. What are the advantages to reading NCR on an e-reader?
A. You can download the current issue of NCR on your e-reader instantly. Your device will store back issues of NCR for as long as you like. You can increase the font size for easier reading. Your e-reader has built-in tools including highlighting, note taking, bookmarks and sharing options to maximize your reading experience.