The National Catholic Review

September 8, 2003

Vol. 189 No. 6Whole No. 4620


Refugees in Danger

The prospects are dark for the world’s refugees and asylum seekers. Ever more stringent security measures in the wake of terrorist attacks have led to higher and higher barriers in countries that once welcomed them.


Schooled by Scandals
Vincent P. Branick
Catholic Peacebuilding
R. Scott Appleby

Books and Culture

Building Bridges
William C. Spohn

Although Vatican II urged moral theologians to pay attention to Scripture and the Christian vocation, the old wineskins of traditional mo

What Kind of God?
Howard J. Van Till

In the last decade or two we have witnessed a spirited revival of the rhetoric of design.

Scarred by Sin,Touched by Grace
Richard A. Blake

Best known in the United States for his early films, “Diary of a Country Priest” (1951) and “The Trial of Joan of Arc” (1962), Robert Bre

Columns and Departments

The Word
I Would Do Anything...

Dianne Bergant

Faith in Focus
Turning 70 and Beyond

George M. Anderson

Living on an Edge

Thomas J. McCarthy

Of Many Things
Of Many Things

Patricia A. Kossmann

Eurydice to Orpheus

Renay Sheehan


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