The National Catholic Review

March 31, 2003

Vol. 188 No. 11Whole No. 4605


God or Country?

With the exception of some Southern Baptist leaders and mega-church pastors, nearly all U.S. churches are opposing war with Iraq. This has forced many Americans to wonder if loyalty to God and country are now in conflict.


Vatican II: Official Norms
John W. OMalley
Lectio Divina
Daniel J. Harrington
Contemporary Catholics on Traditional Devotions
Our Lady of Guadalupe
Eric Stoltz
Contemporary Catholics on Traditional Devotions

Books and Culture

A Basque Legacy
Terrence E. Dempsey
In a story carried by National Public Radio on Jan.
Choose Life
John B. Breslin
John L’Heureux began his career as a novelist writing about leaving the priesthood in the 70’s in Tight White Collar and The
Certainly Chicago
Richard A. Blake
In October 1927, with the release of “The Jazz Singer,” sound movies became commercially viable.

Columns and Departments

The Word
The Hour Has Come
Dianne Bergant
This Valley of Tears
Valerie Schultz
Of Many Things
Of Many Things
George M. Anderson
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