The National Catholic Review

December 23, 2000

Vol. 183 No. 21Whole No. 4512


Christmas 2000

In a sermon preached at Oxford around 1825, when he was still an Anglican, John Henry Newman began by saying that in every part of Scripture it is told us again and again, that to make sinful creatures holy was the great end which our Lord had in view in taking upon Him our nature, and thus none


Symbols Are Not Just Symbols
John W. Healey

After Berengar of Tours the focus shifted from the action of the Eucharist to the host.

Enough Oversight?
Francis J. Butler

Raising Money for Catholic Causes

Books and Culture

Virtuous Education
Timothy R. Lannon

Ex Corde Ecclesiae, the Vatican document issued by John Paul II on Aug.

International Peace Initiatives
Claire Shaeffer-Duffy

The American activist and pacifist A. J. Muste once said, There is no way to peace; peace is the way. His maxim is pithy but enigmatic.

For All the World to See
Robert F. Drinan

Privacy has no enemies. Its friends date back at least to St.

Columns and Departments

The Word
Words to Live By; A Light to Guide

John R. Donahue

The Word

John R. Donahue

Faith in Focus
God as Mother

Julie Donovan Massey

Point of Embarkation

Thomas J. McCarthy

Of Many Things
Of Many Things

James Martin, SJ

Formal Brief: The Name

Scott Cairns


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