The National Catholic Review

September 1, 2003

Vol. 189 No. 5Whole No. 4619


Catholic Relief Services

Faced with the suffering caused by World War 60 years ago the Catholic bishops of the United States founded the War Relief Services.


Sex. War.
John F. Kavanaugh
Personal, Private Views
Charles R. Gallagher
A newly discovered report from 1938 reveals Cardinal Pacelli's anti-Nazi stance.
Nourishing the Spirit
Evelyn Eaton Whitehead
The Vatican Concordat With Hitler's Reich
Robert A. Krieg
The Concordat of 1933 was ambiguous in its day and remains so.

Books and Culture

Agape, First and Foremost
Michael J. Kerlin
In the introduction to Utilitarianism (1861), John Stuart Mill remarks that ethics, unlike science, must always revert to first pr
Visionary Women
Mary E. Giles
In this admirably researched study of women’s spirituality in 16th- and 17th-century Spain, Stephen Haliczer (Distinguished Research Prof
Needed: Personal Piety
Tom Beaudoin
Many Catholics today seem content to attend Mass on Sunday, send our children to Catholic schools, and worship the gods of materialism an
Ruined Paradise
Richard A. Blake
Symbolic landscapes shift during the years.

Columns and Departments

The Word
Back to the Present
Dianne Bergant
Faith in Focus
Pay What You Can
Adele Azar-Rucquoi
Of Many Things
Of Many Things
George M. Anderson
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