The National Catholic Review

November 13, 2006

Vol. 195 No. 15Whole No. 4752


Current Comment

Going Down to the Sea

Landmines: A New Threat

Antipersonnel landmines that tear bodies apart are a problem now resolved, right? Wrong.


Writing Warriors
Rick Curry
A Hopeful People
Joseph J. Fahey
Leaving Hunger Behind
David Beckmann
The Stem Cell Debate
John W. Donohue

Books and Culture

Resting Places
Thomas R. Murphy

In 1969 the Apollo astronaut Edwin Aldrin described the “magnificent desolation” of the moon.

A Rich Banquet'
David G. Hunter

Imagine a feasta symposium really, in the ancient Greek sense of the wordin which the aim is not merely to enjoy good food and drink, but

Not Done Yet
Peter Heinegg

If you wanted to explain to a visiting Martian what the old American WASP aristocracy was all about, you could find worse examples than R

Gods Lonely Men
Richard A. Blake

The Departed is a puzzling name for Martin Scorsese’s remake of the Hong Kong crime action movie “Infernal Affairs” (Lau

Columns and Departments

The Word
Already and Not Yet

Daniel J. Harrington

Faith in Focus
The Best and the Worst

Tom Beaudoin

Wrongly Convicted

Terry Golway

Of Many Things
Of Many Things

Drew Christiansen

To-Do List for My 37th Wedding Anniversary

Susan Luckstone Jaffer