The National Catholic Review

March 19, 2001

Vol. 184 No. 9Whole No. 4521


Government and Charities

It was with great joy, President Bush said on Jan. 29, that he was announcing his plan to encourage private charitable agencies, both religious and secular. His basic policy is not new, but his applications of it are.


Poland Today
Stanislaw Obirek
The Amoral University
Willard F. Jabusch
The Peace of Jerusalem
Anthony Egan, S.J.

Books and Culture

A Free Spirit
George M. Anderson
In The Soul Knows No Bars, Drew Ledera professor of Eastern and Western philosophy at Loyola College in Marylanddescribes his expe
Recasting the Christian Story
Michael McGarry
During his recent pilgrimage to the Holy Land, Pope John Paul II enacted three iconic moments that symbolized to the world the new relati
Mad for God
John B. Breslin
Reading Mark Salzman’s spare, astringent novella about the struggles of a cloistered Carmelite nun inevitably reminds one of Ron Hansen’s
Hollow Men
Richard A. Blake
Art is a blood sport. Really.

Columns and Departments

The Word
The Pardoner's Tale
John R. Donahue
A Trio of Love Notes
Lorraine V. Murray
Of Many Things
Of Many Things
Thomas J. Reese
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