The National Catholic Review

December 3, 2001

Vol. 185 No. 18Whole No. 4550


Community of Faith

The pastoral message Living With Faith and Hope After September 11, which the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops issued during its meeting in mid-November in Washington, D.C., prom


The Pilgrim Community's Independent Voice
Clarke E. Cochran

Contemporary Catholics find it difficult to articulate the relationship between their faith and their political commitments.

Is the End Near In Northern Ireland?
Brian Lennon

As part of an ecumenical group from Northern Ireland, I visited San Francisco about 10 years ago.

Does God Communicate With Me?
William A. Barry

You say that God wants to engage in a relationship of mutuality with each of us, and you indicate that God communicates with us. But I don’t hear God speaking to me.

Books and Culture

Travels and Travails
Paul Mariani
I began writing my review of John Updike’s new collection of poems, Americana, during the week of Sept.
Moving With the Times
Joseph A. Komonchak
In the summer of 1961, I asked the proprietor of a Catholic bookstore in Paris whether he had a copy of Yves Congar’s True and False R
Jaded and Grumpy
Richard A. Blake
Even by the generous criteria generally applied to summer films, last summer was a particularly disappointing season.

Columns and Departments

The Word
Dining With Wolf and Lamb
John R. Donahue
Faith in Focus
For People With Cancer and Other Troubles'
Valerie Schultz
An Advent of Mourning
Terry Golway
Of Many Things
Of Many Things
John W. Donohue
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