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

When I was an English teacher in public high schools in the decade from 1957 to 1967, one issue I took to heart was the question of my own role in affecting the values of my students.

The Magisterium in the New Millennium
Francis A. Sullivan

The first lecture I ever gave on the topic of the church’s magisterium was given in Latin to my students at the Gregorian University more than 40 years ago.

Celebrating Dorothy Day
Stephen J. Krupa

When Dorothy Day turned 75 in 1972, America devoted an entire issue (11/11/72) to her and to the Catholic Worker movement that she had inspired for 40 years.

Home Alone in the Priesthood
Eugene T. Gomulka

While serving as the deputy chaplain of the U.S.

Books and Culture

Letting History Speak
Anthony Egan, S.J.
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 combi
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

Columns and Departments

The Word
I Never Promised a Rose Garden
John R. Donahue
The Word
Check the Guest List
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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