The National Catholic Review

May 24, 2004

Vol. 190 No. 18Whole No. 4653

Editorials

Catholics and Politics 2004

The presidential campaign of 2004 promises to be the most expensive in U.S. history. Unfortunately, and not by accident, the most expensive presidential campaign in history also threatens to be the least enlightened.

Articles

Books and Culture

Books
The Pope's Light Cavalry
John W. OMalley

This book, as its subtitle indicates, is a history of the Jesuits from their origins up to the present day.

Books
Big Apple: Hold the Caramel
Kathy O'Connell

Journalism can be a difficult and tricky trade for those whose heads are on straight and whose hearts are in the right places.

Books
Hellish Lives
Robert F. Walch

A former Algerian army officer named Mohamed Moulessehoul, writing under the pseudonym Yasmina Khadra, paints a graphic picture of Afghan

Columns and Departments

The Word
Look What Blew Into Town

Dianne Bergant

The Word
I Believe in God

Dianne Bergant

Faith in Focus
The Jesuits Are Too Liberal

Raymond D. Aumack

Of Many Things
Of Many Things

Drew Christiansen

Letters
Letters

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