The National Catholic Review

February 26, 2001

Vol. 184 No. 6Whole No. 4518


Heat Waves Ahead

‘From the beginning,” said Pope John Paul II at his weekly general audience on Jan. 17, “God intended man to be the steward of creation and to live in harmony with his Creator, his fellow human beings and the created world....


Our National Sins?
Robert F. Morneau
Walking With Susie and Virginia
Virginia Sullivan Finn

Books and Culture

Connecting With the Gospel Drama
Paul J. Fitzgerald

Following up on his well-received first book,

Three in One
Robert Durback

In June 1994, in an Italian restaurant in Baltimore, Michael Downey met with his friend and colleague, Catherine Mowry LaCugna, a profess

The Making of a Jesuit
Emilie Griffin

I have made quite a study of conversion stories, and (far from becoming jaded) I seem to find each one is a surprise.

Columns and Departments

The Word
Giving the Devil His Due

John R. Donahue

Faith in Focus
A Change of Heart

Lorraine V. Murray

The Family Business

Terry Golway

Of Many Things
Of Many Things

George M. Anderson


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