The National Catholic Review

November 25, 2002

Vol. 187 No. 17Whole No. 4590


A Mandate to Govern?

The Republican Party and President Bush must be congratulated for a stunning victory in the Congressional midterm election.

Books and Culture

Our Favorite Pastime
George W. Hunt

The authorial tone of this delightful memoir is captured nicely in its subtitle, “A Baseball Valentine,” for its spirit as in a bille

American (Mis)Fortunes
Clayton Sinyai

The debate over the compatibility of wealth and democracy is as old as the republic.

The Blame Game
Scott Appleby

From late January to June, as the sexual abuse scandal raged across the nation and ravaged the church, Catholics looking for a silver lin

Columns and Departments

The Word
A New World Coming!

Dianne Bergant

Faith in Focus
Resting in God

Tom Caruso

Back to All War, All the Time

Terry Golway

Of Many Things
Of Many Things

Thomas J. Reese


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