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.


A Pro-Choice War
John F. Kavanaugh
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

Books and Culture

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.
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-

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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