The National Catholic Review

March 18, 2000

Vol. 182 No. 9Whole No. 4479


Death Penalty Moratoriums

In what may signal a crack in the wall of support for the death penalty, a number of states have begun to question whether it can ever be fairly applied. Illinois provides the most dramatic example. Since 1977, 13 men have been released from its death row.


Priests With AIDS
Jon D. Fuller
God and Football in Texas
Robert F. Drinan
My Daily Bread
Ron Hansen

Books and Culture

Putting It Together
Drew Christiansen
During the last tense years of South Africa’s apartheid regime, the University of Notre Dame awarded a number of fellowships to members o
Can We Talk?
Michael J. Kerlin
The Reform of the Papacy is an important book, one certain to be controversial within and without the Roman Catholic Church, above
Something About Malcolm
James Martin, SJ
Only last year pundits were pronouncing the sitcom on its last legs.

Columns and Departments

The Word
What Is True Religion?
John R. Donahue
Two Unsettling Nights
Thomas J. McCarthy
Of Many Things
Of Many Things
Dennis M. Linehan
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