The National Catholic Review

February 16, 2004

Vol. 190 No. 5Whole No. 4640


The Abortion Debate Today

When the annual March for Life was held in Washington, D.C., last month to protest the Supreme Court’s decision in Roe v. Wade, (Jan. 22, 1973), the marchers were adamant and upbeat.


The Bible, the Jews and the Passion
Eugene J. Fisher

A week or so before Ash Wednesday this year, the Committee for Ecumenical Affairs of the U.S.

Blocks in the Road
Drew Christiansen

The 10th anniversary of the signing of the Fundamental Agreement between the Holy See and the State of Israel occurred on Dec. 30, 2003. David-Maria A.

The School of the Heart
Ron Hansen

We can be forgiven if we think the spirituality of aging applies only to the septuagenarians among us, but aging is a tricky term, for we are aging from the instant of our conception, and then ther

The Movie: Defense and Dissent
The Editors

The publication of the bishops’ document just before Lent will be followed closely--on Ash Wednesday, in fact--by the release of a controversial movie "The Passion of the Christ," produced and dire

Abortion, Faith and Politics
John F. Kavanaugh

On a January Monday, after busloads of pilgrims returned from this year’s March for Life in Washington, D.C., Catholics in the Archdiocese of St.

Books and Culture

Walking the Walk
Richard J. Hauser
For Eugene Kennedy, Cardinal Joseph Bernardin of Chicago (1928-96) is an exemplar of the paschal mystery: “Joseph Bernardin’s life tells
Still a Mick
Tom Deignan
Ernest Hemingway’s famous comment about taking up a collection and sending John O’Hara off to Yale once for all may have been a cheap sho
A Hard-Knock Ministry
James S. Torrens
In 1995, in Amazing Grace: The Lives of Children and the Conscience of a Nation, Jonathan Kozol opened a window on the rock-bott
Sex and Reality in the City
James Martin, SJ
Sarah Jessica Parker has spent a lot of time at America House. Well, not really.

Columns and Departments

The Word
Rend Your Hearts
Dianne Bergant
The Word
The Golden Rule
Dianne Bergant
Father Has an Accent
Willard F. Jabusch
Of Many Things
Of Many Things
George M. Anderson
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