The National Catholic Review

May 28, 2001

Vol. 184 No. 18Whole No. 4530


The Hidden Holocaust

The statistics from Sudan appall any decent observer.


The Impending Death of Catholic Higher Education
Jon Nilson

During the cold war, the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists became famous for its Doomsday Clock.

Hunger at Home
George M. Anderson

A conference in Washington, D.C., with hunger as its theme? Some might assume that such a conference would be about hunger in the developing world.

Energy and Morality 20 Years Later
F. G. Hank Hilton

Soaring energy prices rapidly turned last winter into a season of severe discontent. In the Northeast the price of residential heating oil rose by more than 50 percent since the previous winter.

Time to Dust Off the National Pastoral Council?
Russell Shaw

Has the time come to revive the idea of a national pastoral council for the Catholic Church in the United States a quarter-century after the scheme was effectively abandoned?

Books and Culture

Turning the Table$
Niall Ferguson
Niall Ferguson is one of the leading—and almost certainly the most controversial—historian in contemporary Britain.
Rethinking New Thinking
Elaine McClarnand MacKinnon
Historians and political scientists endlessly debate the sources of change in human societies.
Minuet for Mannequins
Richard A. Blake
As you might have suspected, neurosis plagues columnists and reviewers.

Columns and Departments

The Word
Like a Strong, Driving Wind
John R. Donahue
Faith in Focus
Heaven and Earth Are Full...
Alma Roberts Giordan
Of Many Things
Of Many Things
James Martin, SJ
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