The National Catholic Review

February 20, 2006

Vol. 194 No. 6Whole No. 4722


Toward a More Civil Debate

In his State of the Union address on Jan. 31, President Bush called for greater civility in our public debates about national policy. Our differences cannot be allowed to harden into anger, he said.


A Quintessential Jesuit
John F. Kavanaugh
Chinas New Role
John A. Worthley
Evolution and Christian Faith
Robert John Russell
Guantnamo Journey
George M. Anderson

Books and Culture

A Life Changed
Mary Donnarumma Sharnic
Two scenes leap off the pages of Nobel prize-winning author J. M.
Let It Be
James S. Torrens
An anthology of poems is usually a guaranteed pleasure.
Specialist to the World
Patrick J. Ryan
It was not my first visit to Kevin Cahill, M.D., a tropical medicine specialist based in New York, but it was probably the most memorable
Star-Crossed Lovers
Richard A. Blake
Brokeback Mountain received one of the most enthusiastic receptions of any film released this past year.

Columns and Departments

The Word
To Fast or Not to Fast?
Daniel J. Harrington
Faith in Focus
Offering the Good News
E. Ann Hillestad
Of Many Things
Of Many Things
Drew Christiansen
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