The National Catholic Review

January 6, 2003

Vol. 188 No. 1Whole No. 4595


The Old Year and the New

Even in a nation that is for the moment the richest and most powerful on earth there are many who must be glad to see the year 2002 go. Only an inattentive chronicler could fail to record that this was not a good year for the U.S.


House of God
Terrence Murray
Five Moral Crises
John F. Kavanaugh
With Her People
Michael E. Engh
A New Apostolic Era in Vietnam
George M. Anderson

Books and Culture

Know the Problem, Need the Cure
Donald P. Kommers
The 20th century gave birth to an age of human rights.
The Divine Shines Through
Joseph J. Feeney
The title is brave: God and the Imagination.

Columns and Departments

The Word
Through the Waters to New Life
Dianne Bergant
The Word
Did You Call?
Dianne Bergant
Faith in Focus
The Delight of Sunday
Robert A. Senser
Of Many Things
Of Many Things
George M. Anderson
What, then?
Kelly Cherry
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