The National Catholic Review

April 7, 2003

Vol. 188 No. 12Whole No. 4606


Medicaid Cuts

Medicare, the health insurance program for Americans over 65, is getting much attention these days, because of the president’s much-contested plan to provide prescription benefits for low-income seniors.


Melanie McDonagh

Contemporary Catholics on Traditional Devotions

Scheidler v. NOW
Richard P. Caro

The Supreme Court and Public Protest

A Looming Crisis of Faith
Francis A. Quinn
Dianne Bergant

Contemporary Catholics on Traditional Devotions

Books and Culture

From Inside to Out
Paul Wilkes

Those of us who knew Paul Dinter as the Catholic chaplain at Columbia University in the 1970’s and 80’s were presented with a personable,

Still in Formation
Peter R. Beckman

Ross Terrill’s argument goes something like this: China is not a modern state.

An Amazing Discovery
Daniel J. Harrington

Around Jesus’ time, roughly from 20 B.C. to A.D. 70, Jews, especially in Jerusalem, developed the practice of a two-stage burial.

A Life Devastated
Roy Thomas

Lest anyone forget, a war is still being fought in Afghanistan.

Columns and Departments

The Word
Still Our Hero

Dianne Bergant

Of Many Things
Of Many Things

James Martin, SJ


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