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.


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

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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