The National Catholic Review

October 23, 2006

Vol. 195 No. 12Whole No. 4749


Current Comment

Witness of Mercy

National Security Debate

As we approach the November midterm Congressional elections, most of official Washington has gone into recess. In the final weeks of campaigning, both the White House and the Congress have turned their attention from policy to politics.


Witnessing by Prayer
John Borelli
The Fertile Universe
George V. Coyne

An Interview With George V. Coyne

Books and Culture

An Event to Experience
William J. Collinge

As the generation that fought World War II began to pass from the scene, a proliferation of memoirs, oral histories and similar works app

The Lessons They Teach
Chris Byrd

When Michael Dirda took this summer off, discerning readers of The Washington Post Book World were most likely disappointed.

Guilty Bystander
Doris Donnelly

The distinguished political scientist and historian Jan Gross nails the title of his book with one word: fear.

Columns and Departments

The Word
Following Jesus on the Way

Daniel J. Harrington

Faith in Focus
Dons Last Mass

Ellen Rufft

Resurrection Politics

Maryann Cusimano Love

Of Many Things
Of Many Things

Dennis M. Linehan


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