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.


Priests With AIDS
Jon D. Fuller

During the last three days of January, after an 18-month exploration of the topic, The Kansas City Star published a series of articles on cases of AIDS among Catholic priests.

God and Football in Texas
Robert F. Drinan

Should public high school students be permitted to engage in a public opening prayer before the game of their football team?

My Daily Bread
Ron Hansen

This is an excerpt from his essay on the Eucharist in the forthcoming collection, Signatures of Grace (edited by Thomas Grady and Paula Huston; E. P.

School Tales From Two Cities
John W. Donohue

Bob Chase, president of the country’s largest teachers’ union, the 2.3 million-member National Education Association, has nothing good to say about school vouchers. Mr.

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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