The National Catholic Review

March 4, 2000

Vol. 182 No. 7Whole No. 4477


A Third Spring in England

Although the architecture of its cathedral is Neo-Byzantine, the affairs of the Archdiocese of Westminster have usually been conducted in a straightforward English manner, appropriate to its setting between Victoria Station and New Scotland Yard.


Rome and ICEL
Donald W. Trautman
Descend on Us in Fire
Paul Mariani
What the disciples had experienced on that first Pentecost I too was tasting just now.

Books and Culture

Father Louis Up Close: A Book Roundup
Richard J. Hauser
The 20th century has concluded. Thomas Merton remains the single most influential American Catholic spiritual author of that century.

Columns and Departments

The Word
A Journey Begins
John R. Donahue
Faith in Focus
Adoro Te Devote
Amy L. Florian
Freedom in Discipline
Terry Golway
Of Many Things
Of Many Things
Patricia A. Kossmann
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