The National Catholic Review

April 14, 2003

Vol. 188 No. 13Whole No. 4607


Rules of Engagement

‘Fog of war” is a notorious euphemism for the unanticipated consequences of armed conflict. As active-duty and retired officers have attested during the first weeks of the Iraqi war, the battle plan changes the moment armed forces go into combat.


Common Good, Lives at Risk
Robert J. Castagna

Oregon and the Nation's Fiscal Crisis

Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament
Brian E. Daley

Contemporary Catholics on Traditional Devotions

A Pro-Choice War
John F. Kavanaugh

Books and Culture

Faith as Wellness Technique?
Brian Volck

Not long ago, I heard several chaplains of a major U.S.

Adolescent Mariner
Gerald T. Cobb

Yann Martel won Britain’s most prestigious literary award, the Man Booker Prize, for Life of Pi, a book that reinvents the lost-

Sir Chameleon
Richard A. Blake

In 1970, at the age of 56, Alec Guinness, by then one of the best-known character actors in the world, sat for a formal portrait.

Columns and Departments

The Word

Dianne Bergant

Faith in Focus
Offer It Up? Right!

Mary Sherry

Of Many Things
Of Many Things

George M. Anderson


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