The National Catholic Review

January 15, 2000

Vol. 182 No. 2Whole No. 4472


Public Schools and Religion

Last spring the 4,400 students at Santa Fe High School, which is part of a school district near Galveston, Tex., voted to elect one of their number to deliver an inspirational message before the home games of the school’s football team.


It's All in the Family
Joseph A. Califano, Jr.
The Hidden Holocaust
James Martin, SJ

An Interview With Bishop Macram Max Gassis of Sudan

Immigrants in Detention
George M. Anderson
Timeless Either-Ors
John F. Kavanaugh

Books and Culture

Images of the Millennial Pope
Vincent T. OKeefe

With a little bit of luck we can trace a certain recent huffing and puffing to a distinguished corps of papal observers desperately striv

Tortured Romantic
J. Robert Barth

It is difficult to imagine a more complex and challenging literary life for a biographer than that of Samuel Taylor Coleridge.

The Economics and Politics of Aging
William J. Byron

If this book sold only 535 copies, and each found its way into the hands of a member of the U.S.

Columns and Departments

The Word
A Life Unfolds

John R. Donahue

Of Many Things
Of Many Things

George M. Anderson


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