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 settin


Rome and ICEL
Donald W. Trautman

In June 13, 1996, Archbishop Geraldo Majella Agnelo, a Brazilian who was at that time Secretary of the Vatican’s Congregation for Divine Worship and Discipline of the Sacraments, praised and encour

The Hands of Joseph O'Connell
Franco Mormando

Although in the minds of many American Catholics, liturgical art of the post-war periodespecially the 1950’s, 60’s and 70’sdoes not enjoy great esteem, those decades did produce their share of arti

Descend on Us in Fire
Paul Mariani

What the disciples had experienced on that first Pentecost I too was tasting just now.

Changing Elements or People?
Gerald Martin

A highly respected confrere on the seminary faculty in the 1960’s announced one day that he was pleased and surprised that our introduction of the greeting of peace at our daily liturgies actually

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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