The National Catholic Review

July 5, 2004

Vol. 191 No. 1Whole No. 4656


Smuggling and Trafficking

Smuggling and trafficking in human beings is on the rise, and with that rise has come an increase in victims’ suffering.


Shrouded in Mystery
Drew Christiansen

In response to criticisms of the mistreatment of Palestinian Christians in Israel and the Israeli-controlled Palestinian Territories, I am often asked, “Don’t Christians also suffer persecution at

Fading Faith in Free Trade
Robert A. Senser

In a Presidential election year that has evoked controversy about trade, it is especially tempting to cast the opinions about the issues into pro-free trade versus anti-free trade molds.

Servant Leadership
Carl Koch

After the terrorist attacks in the United States on Sept.

The Perils of Freedom
Jens Soering

When I saw Joe again, my first thought was: I want to kill him! Slowly if possible, though quickly would do in a pinch.

A Fish Out of Water
Valerie Schultz

My grandmother did not pass on to the afterlife without leaving me something. After a life that spanned nearly a century, three generations were on hand to send her off to her Maker.

Books and Culture

From Dutch to Diverse
Joyce D. Goodfriend
Russell Shorto fires a powerful salvo in the war of words over America’s origins.
Village Scandal, Mountain Spirits
John C. Hawley
Until recently, South Africa’s fiction has been totally dominated by apartheid. But in 1992 the government of F. W.
Hogwarts Haven
Richard A. Blake
Reality leaves a great deal to be desired.

Columns and Departments

The Word
Mi Casa, Su Casa
Dianne Bergant
The Word
I Just Love...
Dianne Bergant
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