The National Catholic Review

May 15, 2006

Vol. 194 No. 17Whole No. 4733

Editorials

Current Comment

Professionals and Patriots

The True Costs of War

As the nation moves beyond the third anniversary of the invasion of Iraq, difficult choices lie ahead. While it has become increasingly clear that the war in Iraq has not made the United States more secure or the world a safer place, future U.S. policy in Iraq is not nearly as clear.

Articles

The Silenced Monk
Robert Nugent
Changing the Rules
L. Martin Nussbaum
Fleeing to Buffalo
George M. Anderson

Books and Culture

Books
Cash Grant, Anyone?
Cecilio Morales
Did the founding fathers have in mind today’s roughly $500 billion-a-year federal social programs when they penned the constitutional ple
Books
Mission Overshadowed
Claire Schaeffer-Duffy
Baghdad is burning when Paul Bremer arrives in May 2003. It is still burning when he leaves 14 months later.

Columns and Departments

The Word
Abiding in Love
Daniel J. Harrington
The Word
Ascension and Mission
Daniel J. Harrington
Faith in Focus
Battlegrounds
Joan Sauro
Faith in Focus
A Rose From Mother
Theresa Furlow
Faith in Focus
The Tower
Mary Donnarumma Sharnick
Of Many Things
Of Many Things
George M. Anderson
Letters
Letters
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