The National Catholic Review

October 6, 2003

Vol. 189 No. 10Whole No. 4624


A Pope for the World

Pope John Paul II’s trip to Great Britain in late May 1982 was such a smashing success that The London Times said if there were such a title as First Citizen of the World, John Paul would win it.


Books and Culture

A Prodigious Intellectual Effort
Luke Timothy Johnson

Robert Wilken states his book’s purpose in the introduction: to depict the pattern of Christian thinking as it took shape in the formativ

Lady With a Cause
Pam Kingsbury

Dorothy Height thinks of her life as a unity of circles. Some are concentric, others overlap, but they all connect in some way.

St. Patrick Kavanagh?
Richard Haslam

While W. B.

Twenty-five Years as Pope
The Editors

To celebrate the 25th anniversary of the election of John Paul II, we figured that if a picture is worth 1,000 words, then the only way t

Columns and Departments

The Word
Choose Life!

Dianne Bergant

Swimming Upstream

Thomas J. McCarthy

Of Many Things
Of Many Things

Patricia A. Kossmann


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