The National Catholic Review

April 9, 2001

Vol. 184 No. 12Whole No. 4524


Due Process in the Church

The recent investigation and trial of the theologian Jacques Dupuis, S.J., alerted Catholics and others to the judicial methods of the Vatican Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith (Am., 3/12, Signs of the Times).


Bush's Faith-Based Initiative
Joseph M. Sullivan
Ways of Salvation?
Francis A. Sullivan
Through the Year With Butler
Lawrence S. Cunningham

Books and Culture

Clarifying Life
John B. Breslin

Ron Hansen has established himself as a significant contemporary American writer, with five novels and a collection of stories that have

Lonely Lula
Gerald T. Cobb

Carson McCullers described her distinguished novel

He's No Gandhi
John Dear

War is wrong, Mahatma Gandhi wrote. It has got to go.

Fall From Grace
Donald P. Kommers

This short book advances bone-shattering propositions about the fall of Yugoslavia. It argues that U.S.

Mary, Quite Contrary
Sally Cunneen

This short, enthusiastic explanation of why and how Catholics should come to know Mary the mother of Jesus through better acquaintance wi

Cardinal Virtues
Richard J. Hauser

An alert for the unwary: The Journey to Peace ought not be confused with

Count to Twelve
Doris Donnelly

This is the story of a free-fall from remorse, shame and self-loathing to peace, gratitude and humility and of the parachute that made a

Jimmy, We Hardly Knew Ye
Peter Heinegg

Most Americans who were adults during the Carter administration probably remember Jimmy Carter as a well-intentioned, if somewhat inept,

Memory and Regret
Richard A. Blake

Many years ago, decades in fact, I was the object of an extraordinary kindness.

Columns and Departments

The Word
A No-Nonsense Message!

John R. Donahue

The Ultimate Sanctum

Thomas J. McCarthy

Of Many Things
Of Many Things

Patricia A. Kossmann


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