The National Catholic Review

October 20, 2003

Vol. 189 No. 12Whole No. 4626


Helping Head Start

Head Start, the federally funded program for preschool children from low-income families, is now up for reauthorization by Congress.


Cuba's Catholic Dissident: The Saga of Oswaldo Pay
Tim Padgett

Dissident movements never get much traction in Communist Cuba.

Remembering Mother Teresa
Brother Roger Schutz

We live in a world where light and darkness coexist. Through the life she lived, Mother Teresa invited people to choose light. In this way she opened a road to holiness for many others.

Priesthood Sunday
Robert J. Silva

At St.

A Conservation Ethic For the Oceans
Leon E. Panetta

My grandfather was a fisherman and loved the oceans. He used to say to me, Protect the oceans and they will protect you.

Books and Culture

Civic Collapse
Clayton Sinyai
According to a certain triumphalone might say self-satisfiedview of recent American history, our nation today is a far more democratic pl
Prejudiced Still
Andrew M. Greeley
Suddenly there are two books on anti-Catholicism, both of which have the same subtitle: The Last Acceptable Prejudice.

Columns and Departments

The Word
What Did You Expect?
Dianne Bergant
Faith in Focus
Matters of the Heart
Bo Caldwell
A Curious Silence
Terry Golway
The Choice Is Mine
Ellen Rufft
Of Many Things
Of Many Things
George M. Anderson
The Helpmate
Diane Engle
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