The National Catholic Review

February 26, 2000

Vol. 182 No. 6Whole No. 4476


Priests With AIDS

A recent series of articles in The Kansas City Star on Catholic priests suffering from AIDS-related illnesses has focused attention on a difficult issue. Despite the incendiary nature of its topic, the seriesthough flawedaimed for balance and proved compelling.


Walk Softly on Earth
Ronald Stanley

The new asceticism

Pelagianism - Wrong as Ever
Robert K. Hudnut

Books and Culture

Four Travelers' Tales: Suggestions for Lenten Reading
Doris Donnelly

Lent is just the right size.

Growing Poorly
George M. Anderson

Lives on the Line is a powerful account of what low-income Americans endure in their struggle to raise children in surroundings of povert

Intelligence Battles
Robert Coles

There are various ways to render the past in order to understand what has happened and why.

All About Mamacita
Richard A. Blake

On the eve of his 16th birthday, Esteban (Eloy Azorin) settles in on the living room sofa in front of the television set to watch the mov

Columns and Departments

The Word
Rest and Repent!

John R. Donahue

The Word
Ash Wednesday

John R. Donahue

Stay-at-Home Dad

Thomas J. McCarthy

Of Many Things
Of Many Things

James Martin, SJ

Dog Almighty

Peter Desy


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