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March 15, 2010

Vol.202 / No.8

March 15, 2010

Maryann Cusimano LoveMarch 15, 2010

Drone operators suffer high rates of post traumatic stress disorder.

Mary Ellen O'ConnellMarch 15, 2010

U.S. combat drones operate outside international law.

Of Many Things

A review of the Quadrennial Defense Review

Letters
March 15, 2010

States Right$ Maryann Cusimano Love (“The Defense Dilemma,” 3/8) points out the incredible waste in defense programs. To her credit she allots blame not just to the military and their contractors but also to the legislators. Bureaucracies are inherently wasteful and inefficient. The Defe

Editorials
The EditorsMarch 15, 2010

Recession-driven prison closings may provide state lawmakers an opportunity to promote a more rational approach to criminal justice.

Faith in Focus
Christopher BellittoMarch 15, 2010

We did not get ashes on Ash Wednesday last year. Late in the evening a few days after our three-year-old daughter’s heart surgery, I realized what day it was. We would not make it to the parish in time to receive ashes, I told my wife. With pitch-perfect insight, she turned to me. “Babe,

Books
Maurice Timothy ReidyMarch 15, 2010

Usually a novel, the books are chosen based their artistry and the ways in which they address Catholic themes.