The National Catholic Review

January 19, 2004

Vol. 190 No. 2Whole No. 4637

Editorials

Respecting International Law

The founding fathers took international law very seriously. In the U.S. Constitution, treaties, along with federal laws, are declared to be “the supreme Law of the Land.” In addition, the Judiciary Act of 1789 provided that foreigners could bring suit in U.S.

Articles

Election Year Tug of War
John F. Kavanaugh
The Council's Call
Nathan D. Mitchell

Books and Culture

Books
Trouble at Sea
Kevin F. Burke
“It is obvious that the ecclesiastical ministry in today’s church is in crisis: the barque of Peter is in trouble at sea.”
Books
Love in the Aftermath
Kelly Cherry
Most of the time we think of the novel as a temporal art form.

Columns and Departments

The Word
The Word of the Lord
Dianne Bergant
The Word
I Love You; Now Change
Dianne Bergant
Of Many Things
Of Many Things
James Martin, SJ
Letters
Letters
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