The National Catholic Review

June 4, 2001

Vol. 184 No. 19Whole No. 4531


Hate Crimes

Hate crimes—offenses stemming from hatred of persons based on their race, religion, ethnicity or sexual orientation—continue to be an affront to the national conscience. Their incidence among some groups, moreover, has been rising. Such is the case with Asian Americans.


Sisters in Mercy
John W. Donohue
Why Do You Pray?
William A. Barry
Carrots, Sticks and Children
Joseph A. Califano, Jr.

A Revolution in Drug Policy

Books and Culture

Francesco in Tableaux Vivant
Jane E. Fisher

In novels such as Mary Reilly and Italian Fever, Valerie Martin made her reputation, balancing historical locations and cha

Bureaucrat, Spare That Book!
Peter Heinegg

In our, Borders ’n’ Barnes & Noble world we (non-academics at least) no longer pay much attention to libraries.

Columns and Departments

The Word
God For Us

John R. Donahue

The Word
You Really Believe that?

John R. Donahue

Faith in Focus
Loving Heart

Linda Halligan Conley

A Fierce Love

Lorraine V. Murray

Of Many Things
Of Many Things

James Martin, SJ


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