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.


Postwar Justice
Mark J. Allman
The Just War Theory is a centuries-old set of principles that provide objective norms for the moral evaluation of war.
Alaska, Latino Style
Paul Scanlon

Cramped into a mobile home, we were standing in a circle holding hands, each person uttering a brief prayer of thanksgiving in Spanish.

On Peace and War
Joseph J. Fahey
The Compendium of the Social Doctrine of the Church, published by the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace, is a remarkable summary of Catholic social teaching.
Let the Children Come
Damian J. Ference

The last piece of mail I opened that Friday afternoon was a large white envelope bearing the return address of the Diocese of Cleveland.

Books and Culture

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 sounded
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
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 marc

Columns and Departments

The Word
If We Only Have Love
Dianne Bergant
Faith in Focus
The Anointing at Bethany
Rosemary Feerick
Biblical Economics and Extravagant Love
Faith in Focus
Saint of the Streets
James S. Torrens
Of Many Things
Of Many Things
Drew Christiansen