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.


Bush's Faith-Based Initiative
Joseph M. Sullivan

From 2001, Bishop Joseph M. Sullivan on the government, the church and the poor. Bishop Sullivan died last month.

Ways of Salvation?
Francis A. Sullivan

Jacques Dupuis is a Belgian Jesuit who taught theology for over 30 years in India before joining the faculty at the Gregorian University in Rome, where we were colleagues during the last decades of

Through the Year With Butler
Lawrence S. Cunningham

Two 18th-century expatriate Catholic priests living in the seminary at Douai in France produced some works that subsequently had a seminal impact on the lives of English-speaking Catholics that end

Simone Weil's Last Journey
Terry Tastard

Nearly 60 years ago an ocean liner from North Africa nudged its way into New York harbor bearing hundreds of exhausted Jewish refugees from Vichy France.

Books and Culture

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,
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
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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