The National Catholic Review

February 18, 2002

Vol. 186 No. 5Whole No. 4558


Sexual Abuse by Priests

Sexual abuse of minors by priests is once again making national headlines.


The Ten Worst Anti-Catholic Atrocities of 2001
William A. Donohue

Every year thousands of cases of anti-Catholicism come to the attention of the Catholic League. Our first job is to determine whether the alleged offense merits our attention.

The Wrong Targets
Desmond OGrady

Many of the Italian political extremists who spread death and terror in the 1970’s and 80’s have been reintegrated into society.

Human Cloning A Success Story or a Tempest in a Petri Dish?
Thomas A. Shannon

Worcester, Mass., my hometown, has once again become the center of bioethical debate.

The Search for the Historical Pius
Jose M. Sanchez

The four-decades-old controversy over Pius XII and the Holocaust has always been more political than historical, but never more so than now.

Books and Culture

In Fedya's Footsteps
Peter Heinegg
Perhaps the least helpful statement in Susan Sontag’s otherwise indispensable introduction to Summer in Baden-Baden is her perempt
Double Consciousness
Thomas Hughson
Jim Cullen has rowed shorter pieces across the pages of Rolling Stone and Newsday as well as skippered three books through the riptides o

Columns and Departments

The Word
A Voice From the Mountaintop
John R. Donahue
Faith in Focus
Mothering Dominican Style
Nylda Dieppa-Aldarondo
The Lights Are Growing Dim
Terry Golway
Of Many Things
Of Many Things
George M. Anderson
Michael Koep
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