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

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