The National Catholic Review

March 29, 2004

Vol. 190 No. 11Whole No. 4646


Food, Shelter or Medicine?

The United Nations has reported that the number of chronically hungry people worldwide is increasing at the rate of five million annually.


The Ministry of the Lector
James M. Schellman

The fifth in the Lent-Easter series 'Good Liturgy'

Paying the Piper
Christopher R. Cocozza
Practicing What We Teach
Matthew J. Barrett

Books and Culture

I Don't Know Who I Am Yet
Gerald T. Cobb

The front cover of Gabriel García Márquez’s Living to Tell the Tale shows the author as a wide-eyed child of 2, while the back c

The Perfect Life
Kevin P. Quinn

The confluence of advances in human genetics and reproductive science has resulted in the ability to design babies.

A Book With Staying Power
John W. OMalley

When the second edition of Thomas Bokenkotter’s book appeared in 1990, the publisher boasted that over 125,000 copies were already in cir

Columns and Departments

The Word
What Does It Mean?

Dianne Bergant

Return of the Know-Nothings

Terry Golway

Of Many Things
Of Many Things

James T. Keane


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