The National Catholic Review

February 11, 2002

Vol. 186 No. 4Whole No. 4557


Enron and Immorality

According to classical economic theory, here is how a corporation is supposed to work in the capitalist system.


The Chilean Coup, the Church and the Human Rights Movement
Thomas E. Quigley

One of the more bloody coup d’etats of modern times took place in Chile on Sept. 11, 1973.

Fit to Be Tried?
Patrick T. McCormick

Imagine a 12-year-old boy who has committed a brutal, senseless homicide. Now imagine a 47-year-old legislator who claims this child should be treated as if he were a mature adult.

Religion, Science and Substance Abuse
Joseph A. Califano, Jr.

If ever the sum is greater than the parts, it is in combining the power of God, religion and spirituality with the power of science and professional medicine to prevent and treat substance abuse an

Argentina: the Current Crisis in Perspective
Ernest W. Sweeney

The central issues of Argentina’s national life revolve around political power, charismatic leadership, economic development and effective democracy.

Books and Culture

Culture Clashes
John W. OMalley
If you like church history, and especially if you know and like Rome, you will like this book.
The Right Relationship
Patrick J. Brennan
The Parish As Covenant: A Call to Pastoral Partnership is a synthesis of wisdom about parish life based on Father Thomas Sweetser’
Beyond the Black Horizon
Vincent Curcio
The past is a foreign country; they do things differently there, L. H. Hartley once famously said.
Fellowship of the Wrong
Richard A. Blake
What follows should come with a warning label for a goodly number of longtime readers.

Columns and Departments

The Word
Jesus in the Dock
John R. Donahue
Faith in Focus
Who Prays to St. Valentine?
Alma Roberts Giordan
Love Lessons From a Mother's Heart
Lorraine V. Murray
Of Many Things
Of Many Things
James Martin, SJ
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