The National Catholic Review

October 17, 2005

Vol. 193 No. 11Whole No. 4707


Constitution Day

Last month the nation observed for the first time Constitution Day. Some school administrators confessed that they were not aware of recent legislation that requires all public schools and colleges to sponsor an annual program on the Constitution on or around Sept.


Let the Children Come
Damian J. Ference
Postwar Justice
Mark J. Allman
Alaska, Latino Style
Paul Scanlon
On Peace and War
Joseph J. Fahey

Books and Culture

One of Nine
Mary Meehan

Linda Greenhouse, the Pulitzer Prize-winning Supreme Court reporter for The New York Times, was off duty when in 1989 she joined a huge m

R.N.'s in Crisis
Julie Trocchlo

When I was in junior high, I decided, after reading every Cherry Ames book in the public library, to become a nurse because nursing sound

Bible and Battle
James S. Torrens

Erin Noteboom, born in Iowa, is now a Canadian writer whose two recent books illustrate a classic division of poetry into the genres of n

Columns and Departments

The Word
If We Only Have Love

Dianne Bergant

Faith in Focus
The Anointing at Bethany

Rosemary Feerick

Faith in Focus
Saint of the Streets

James S. Torrens

Of Many Things
Of Many Things

Drew Christiansen