The National Catholic Review

November 18, 2002

Vol. 187 No. 16Whole No. 4589


Domestic Violence

When the bishops gather in Washington, D.C., for their annual November meeting, their agenda will include voting on a revised version of their 1992 pastoral letter, “When I Called for Help: A Pasto


President Bush's Middle East Mess
Ronald E. Powaski

According to analysts and diplomats concerned with the Middle East, anti-American hostility—at all levels of society, but especially among the educated—is at an unparalleled high across the Arab wo

Whose Name Is This?
Joseph A. Fitzmyer

An ossuary is a stone box used in ancient Judea in the first centuries B.C. and A.D. to store the bones of a person who had died and whose flesh had decomposed. It served as a second burial.

Books and Culture

Husband, Wife, Christ
Lisa Sowle Cahill
Michael Lawler is the director of the Center for Marriage and Family at Creighton University in Omaha, Neb., and for the past 30 years ha
The Confrontational Approach
John Jay Hughes
From this evil-smelling spring of indifferentism flows the erroneous and absurd opinionor rather deliriumthat freedom of conscience must
Blessed Are You Among Women
Edwina Gateley
When I first saw prints from Louis Glanzman’s paintings of 12 women of the New Testament, something happened inside me.

Columns and Departments

The Word
Viva Cristo Rey!
John R. Donahue
Faith in Focus
I Remember Michael
George M. Anderson
Power and Vulnerability
Thomas J. McCarthy
Of Many Things
Of Many Things
John Predmore
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