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., promises to be a landmark document.

Books and Culture

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
Travels and Travails
Paul Mariani
I began writing my review of John Updike’s new collection of poems, Americana, during the week of Sept.
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
Our readers