The National Catholic Review

March 22, 2004

Vol. 190 No. 10Whole No. 4645


The School Question

Ninety years ago, a woman named Caroline Pratt started a school for a few children from Italian and Irish working-class families in the Greenwich Village section of Lower Manhattan. She took this step because she thought the neighborhood public schools were humdrum and ineffective.


You Are That Temple
Valerie Schultz
A Bad Day for the Bishops
Andrew M. Greeley
Another Aftershock
Thomas G. Plante
Facts, Myths and Questions
Thomas J. Reese
The Ministry of the Deacon
Joseph DeGrocco

Books and Culture

Debating Life
John F. Kavanaugh

Although Gene Outka’s The Ethics of Human Stem Cell Research first appeared in the Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal, it serves as the

The Dead Are Raised
Dennis P. Kehoe

Sailing the Wine-Dark Sea is Thomas Cahill’s fourth volume in the Hinges of History series, which includes his How the Irish Sa

A Writer's Growth
John B. Breslin

Tobias Wolff is best known as a memoirist both for This Boy’s Life and In Pharaoh’s Army, as well as a fine short-story

Columns and Departments

The Word
Sin No More!

Dianne Bergant

Of Many Things
Of Many Things

George M. Anderson

Woman Favored Highly

Thomas Gibbs


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