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.


John Paul's Quarter-Century
John Thavis

As Pope John Paul II celebrates 25 years in office, the world is taking stock of a pontificate that has helped shape political events, set new directions for the Catholic Church and offered spiritu

A Light for the World
Mary Ann Walsh

As part of the celebration of the 25th anniversary of the pontificate of John Paul II, the U.S.

Books and Culture

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.
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
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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