The National Catholic Review

March 25, 2002

Vol. 186 No. 10Whole No. 4563


Not the U.S. Alone

One day President George W. Bush was denying a request from Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak for the U.S.


Militant Madness
John F. Kavanaugh

As the six-month mark passed since the World Trade Center and Pentagon atrocities, the president of the United States was greeted with heart-warming news.

Guatemala's Violent Peace
Robert B. Gilbert

There is a bitter joke circulating among many Guatemalans ever since the nation’s 36-year civil war ended in 1996: Beware the peace, they chide, because now the government is fighting everyone.

Shall We Dance?
Robert VerEecke

Have you heard the one about the confirmation liturgy at which a liturgical dancer presented the gifts to the bishop?

Books and Culture

Pressing the Issues
John B. Breslin
Umberto Eco is that relatively rare phenomenon, a public intellectual who plies his specific academic trade as a semiotician but also ven
This Least Society
Katarina M. Schuth
The intent of the authors of Passionate Uncertainty: Inside the American Jesuits would seem to be clear from the title.
Looking Out for Number One
Constance M. McGovern
From that moment in October 1919 when his doctor cried, My God, the President is paralyzed, until his last meeting with his cabinet in Ma

Columns and Departments

The Word
From Death's Door to the Path of Life
John R. Donahue
Faith in Focus
Rebuilding on Faith
Mary Pence
Of Many Things
Of Many Things
George M. Anderson
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