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.


Israeli Security and Human Rights
Stephen A. Garrett

One of the perennial problems facing liberal democracies with a domestic security threat is how to meet that threat without sacrificing some of the very values that make the society liberal and dem

Walk Softly on Earth: The new asceticism
Ronald Stanley

As wave after wave of poor immigrants pushed their way across the vast American continent, they thought they had discovered a land with unlimited resources.

PelagianismWrong as Ever
Robert K. Hudnut

The recent spate of self-help books has spilled over into self-help theology.

Restorative Justice: Interview with Jim Consedine
George M. Anderson

The Rev. Jim Consedine, a priest in the Diocese of Christchurch in New Zealand, is national coordinator for his country’s Restorative Justice Network.

Books and Culture

Four Travelers' Tales: Suggestions for Lenten Reading
Doris Donnelly
Lent is just the right size.
Intelligence Battles
Robert Coles
There are various ways to render the past in order to understand what has happened and why.
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
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
Ash Wednesday
John R. Donahue
The Word
Rest and Repent!
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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