The National Catholic Review

July 2, 2001

Vol. 185 No. 1Whole No. 4533


Worshiping in Public Schools

WHEN ROBERT KENNEDY was attorney general of the United States, he and his family frequently attended Sunday Mass in the auditorium of a large public high school in Arlington, Va.


Who Can Minister?
Eugene Kennedy
A New Pentecost
Virginia Sullivan Finn

Books and Culture

It Only Changes Shape
John A. Coleman

Nearly a century ago, W. E. B. Du Bois predicted that the problem of the 20th century would be the problem of the color line.

Excavating the Truth
Michael J. Coogan

Anyone who thinks that biblical scholarship is a dry academic discipline, dealing with ancient texts whose privileged position has long b

Love Is Patient
Helen Prejean, CSJ

I’m always drawn to books that tell of people who step out of their comfort zones and live on the edgeespecially for the sake of the Gosp

The Saints and Me
Michael O'Neill McGrath

St. Francis de Sales, the patron of my religious community, once said, I am as human as anyone could possibly be.

The Year in TV
James Martin, SJ

Over the past few years, leaning and loafing at your ease, as Walt Whitman would say, when you pondered the coming of the year 2001, what

Columns and Departments

The Word
On the Road

John R. Donahue

The Word
A Journey Interrupted

John R. Donahue

Of Many Things
Of Many Things

George M. Anderson


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