The National Catholic Review

April 19, 2004

Vol. 190 No. 14Whole No. 4649


Eight Hundred Thousand

This year, the United Nations proclaimed April 7 an International Day of Remembrance. For in the 100 days beginning on the eve of that date 10 years ago, 800,000 people were killed in Rwanda.


Must We Preserve Life?
Ronald Hamel
The Glorious Paradox
David E. Nantais
Hispanic Ecumenism
Kenneth G. Davis
Ministers of Communion
Margaret Mary Kelleher

Books and Culture

Cleanse Us From Our Sins
Thomas H. Stahel
You’ll need an iron stomach and a leather bottom to get through these two investigative reports, but if you want to know about sexual abu
Voice of the People
George M. Anderson
El Salvador’s civil war took 175,000 lives, and during the dozen years of its duration human rights abuses ran rampant.
Boulder's Miracle Child
Ron Hansen
On Aug.

Columns and Departments

The Word
Is He Alive in Us?
Dianne Bergant
The Word
A Great and Diverse Multitude
Dianne Bergant
Of Many Things
Of Many Things
John W. Donohue
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