The National Catholic Review

May 27, 2002

Vol. 186 No. 18Whole No. 4571

Editorials

Toward Dallas

Expectations are high for the spring meeting of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops in Dallas, Tex. Priests, bishops and laity hope that the meeting will resolve the credibility crisis that has afflicted the church since the latest round of sexual abuse scandals exploded in Boston.

Articles

My Hopes for Dallas
Roger M. Mahony
Abusing the Truth
John F. Kavanaugh
Why?
Andrew M. Greeley
What Kind of Church Is This?
J. Michael Byron

Books and Culture

Books
Asylum, Please
Donald Kerwin
In The Mercy Factory, Christopher J.
Books
Politics Across the Pond
Timothy J. OKeefe
It would be difficult to discover two contemporary authors who rival Peter Hennessy and Roy Jenkins as articulate and authoritative inter

Columns and Departments

Columns
Church, Government and Media
Charles M. Whelan
Of Many Things
Of Many Things
George M. Anderson
Poem
Not Even These Lines
Willie James King
Letters
Letters
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