The National Catholic Review

August 16, 2010

Vol. 203 No. 4Whole No. 4902 Download PDF

Editorials

Current Comment
Climate Failure; Addicted Nation; Profit and Loss
Turning Point?
Examining the costs and lessons of Iraq

Articles

Crossing The Line
Andrew Selee
The United States and the drug war in Mexico
A Biomedical Revolution
W. Malcolm Byrnes
The pro-life promise of a new stem cell technology
A Christian in Violent Times
Juan Molina
One bishop's outreach to a Mexican drug cartel

Books and Culture

Books
A Moral Framework
Thomas J. Massaro
Proposals for reform in wake of the clergy sexual abuse scandal
Books
Experiential Learning
Katarina M. Schuth
James Keenan examines the ethics of the words we choose
Books
Worse Than You Think
Peter Heinegg
A history of anti-Semitism in England
Film
A Matter of Life and Breath
Jake Martin
'Breathless' is not a museum piece; it is not to be talked about in hushed, reverent tones.
Film
In the Crosshairs
John P. McCarthy
'Lebanon' is a bracing addition to the canon of anti-war films.
Music
The Music of Napoli
Anthony R. DelDonna
A Georgetown professor and the search for a lost 18th century Jesuit oratario