The National Catholic Review

May 17, 2004

Vol. 190 No. 17Whole No. 4652

Editorials

Fifty Years of Progress

On May 17, 1954, neither the nine justices of the U.S. Supreme Court, nor anyone else, could have predicted that 50 years later both the U.S. secretary of state and the president’s national security advisor would be African-Americans.

Articles

Voting Conscience
John F. Kavanaugh
Catholics and Candidates
Matt Malone, S.J.
Germany's Unwelcome Guests
Paul J. Fitzgerald
Against Tobacco, For Life
Michael H. Crosby

Books and Culture

Books
Jump-Starting the Parish
John Gillespie
A few years ago, when Paul Wilkes wrote Excellent Catholic Parishes: The Guide to Best Places and Practices, and later, when he
Books
Two-Part Harmony
Kathleen Sprows Cummings
American Catholics and Civic Engagement is the first of two volumes published by American Catholics in the Public Square, a three-
Books
Sightings, Signs and Wonders
Robert McClory
It is difficult to imagine two books about the same subject more dissimilar than these.

Columns and Departments

The Word
Dream the Impossible Dream
Dianne Bergant
Of Many Things
Of Many Things
George M. Anderson
Letters
Letters
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