The National Catholic Review

May 10, 2004

Vol. 190 No. 16Whole No. 4651



There is another killer disease besides AIDS, but it receives far less attention in the wealthy nations of the Northmalaria. Malaria has been almost completely eliminated in the United States and other developed countries.


Liturgical Differences
David Haschka
Celebrating Good Liturgy'
Nathan D. Mitchell
Why Go to Mass?
John F. Baldovin

Books and Culture

Experimental Decade
Maurice Timothy Reidy

It is no great secret that the Catholic liturgy in the United States underwent significant changes in the 1960’s and 1970’s.

A New Landscape in Ministry
Rose Zuzworsky

Two faith questions guiding Kathleen Hope Brown’s small but timely and comprehensive book, Who is God? and Who am I?

Color Him Black
James S. Torrens

The Face is a sequence of 45 poems, many of them previously published in literary journals, that add up to a “novella in verse.”

Columns and Departments

The Word
Home Alone?

Dianne Bergant

The Word
What Does It Mean?

Dianne Bergant

Faith in Focus
Remembering First Communion

Carole Garibaldi Rogers

Of Many Things
Of Many Things

Drew Christiansen

The Hatching

Kate Daniels


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