The National Catholic Review

March 3, 2008

Vol. 198 No. 7Whole No. 4806 Download PDF

Editorials

Current Comment
Really short stories, Australia's apology, Darfur's displaced
King Coal
Coal is now used to generate half the electricity consumed in the United States, and its use is likely to grow as efforts are made to reduce dependence on foreign oil.

Articles

A Federal Solution for Iraq?
Richard J. Regan
From 2008, predictions about what a postwar Iraqi government might look like.
Artful Contemplation
Karen Sue Smith
Praying with art for Lent and Easter

Books and Culture

Books
A Compelling Intellectual Coterie
T. S. McMillin
Philip F.
Books
The Challenge of Change
Maureen Sullivan
Did anything happen at Vatican II?
Books
Oedipus Tex
Olga Bonfiglio
Although most Americans regard Sept.

Columns and Departments

The Word
The Greatest Sign
Daniel J. Harrington
Faith in Focus
The Joy of Transformation
Greg Kandra
Rediscovering the sacrament of reconciliation
Columns
The Green Isle
Maryann Cusimano Love
We focus on recycling waste; the Irish focus on reducing it.
Of Many Things
Of Many Things
Drew Christiansen
Letters
Letters

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  Praying with Art
Karen Sue Smith
Editorial Director Karen Sue Smith meditates on three images for Lent and Easter.