The National Catholic Review

August 27, 2001

Vol. 185 No. 5Whole No. 4537


The President on Stem Cell Research

In a speech to the nation televised from his Texas ranch on Aug.


Limitations and Compromises
William A. Proefriedt

Religion and the Public Schools

Celebrating Dorothy Day
Stephen J. Krupa

Books and Culture

Bleak Houses
Tom Deignan

Frank McCourt’s impoverished youth in Limerick, recalled so vividly and brutally in Angela’s Ashes, actually could have been much

Letting History Speak
Anthony Egan

Early Christian history takes on a decidedly postmodern turn in this new-in-paperback work by the Cambridge classicist Keith Hopkins.

Revolutionary Patriot, Father
Thomas R. Murphy

An ideal of Ignatius Loyola, one that Jesuit schools still cultivate in their students, is the “contemplative in action,” someone who com

Columns and Departments

The Word
Check the Guest List

John R. Donahue

The Word
I Never Promised a Rose Garden

John R. Donahue

Faith in Focus
Perennially Hopeful

Alma Roberts Giordan

Faith in a Rose

Lorraine V. Murray

Of Many Things
Of Many Things

David S. Toolan


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