The National Catholic Review

September 9, 2002

Vol. 187 No. 6Whole No. 4579


The First Anniversary of 9/11

Anniversaries of great disasters are commemorated mainly for the sake of the living. If the event was recent, an observance of its anniversary may somewhat console those who are still mourning, and that is a great benefit.


Propagandizing War
John F. Kavanaugh
One Year Ago
James Martin, SJ

Books and Culture

The Limits of the Ineluctable
Paul Mariani

First of all, there are the kudos for The Orchards of Syon.

Principles That Work
Emilie Griffin

Catholics have always relied on church teaching for an understanding of marriage, expressed perhaps in papal encyclicals and theological

Columns and Departments

The Word
Staying Out of Prison

John R. Donahue

Faith in Focus
God Present in This Valley of Tears

Bernarda Sharkey

Faith in Focus
One Year Later

John J. McLain

Of Many Things
Of Many Things

Patricia A. Kossmann


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