The National Catholic Review

January 7, 2002

Vol. 186 No. 1Whole No. 4554


Facing 2002

Most Americans were in a party mood on New Year’s Eve two years ago.


Message for World Peace Day
The Vatican

The World Day of Peace this year is being celebrated in the shadow of the dramatic events of last Sept. 11.

U2's Hi-Tech Tent Revival
Steve Braden

“God is in the room—even more than Elvis,” quipped the lead singer Bono in reference to U2’s concert performances last summer.

Catholic Social Teaching and Mindful Markets
Peter ODriscoll

During his first official visit to New York, President George W. Bush paused between other duties to present a Congressional gold medal to the family of the late Cardinal John O’Connor.

The Promise of Universal Jurisdiction
Stephen A. Garrett

One of the most striking developments in recent years concerning international law and the protection of human rights has been the emergence of the concept of universal jurisdiction over crimes aga

Another War on Poverty
Denis Murphy

The violence of the urban poor in the march on Manila’s presidential palace last May 1 shook the Philippine government, as well as the wider Filipino society.

Books and Culture

Judge for Yourself
Jose M. Sanchez
David Kertzer, author of the acclaimed study of the kidnapping of the Jewish child Edgardo Mortara by Pope Pius IX, here expands his purv

Columns and Departments

The Word
The Beginning Holds the Future I
John R. Donahue
The Word
The Beginning Holds the Future II
John R. Donahue
Faith in Focus
No More Thirst
Jean Carbone
Bold-Face Lives
Terry Golway
Of Many Things
Of Many Things
George M. Anderson
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