The National Catholic Review

April 3, 2006

Vol. 194 No. 12Whole No. 4728

Editorials

Hope for Haiti

With the February election of René Préval as its new president, Haiti, poorest of countries in the Western Hemisphere, may now have some chance to move into the future with greater hope for peace and economic advancement. Although the election itself was marred by irregularities, Mr.

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Human Rights Council

Articles

Books and Culture

Books
And Then There Was One
Katrina Schuth

One might not expect a book about Carthusians, “the Western world’s most austere monastic order,” to be a page turner, but this sensitive

Books
In Their Own Words
James J. DiGiacomo

For most people, spring means warm weather, the return of birds and the flowering of nature.

Books
No Return
James S. Torrens

The award-winning poetry of Louise Glück (former poet laureate of the United States) is like the fiction of Henry James: the more you rer

Books
Friends for Life
Doris Donnelly

[Interview with James Martin, S.J., on WHYY Radio about his book.]

Books
Pioneers for the Poor
Jay P. Dolan

While reading Maureen Fitzgerald’s doctoral dissertation a few years ago, I was introduced to Sister Mary Irene Fitzgibbon, an Irish-born

Columns and Departments

The Word
The Dangerous Memory of Jesus

Daniel J. Harrington

Faith in Focus
Thirst

Carol Zaleski

Columns
A New Sort of Holiday

Terry Golway

Of Many Things
Of Many Things

Drew Christiansen

Poem
The Crucifixion

Richard O

Letters
Letters

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