The National Catholic Review

May 17, 2004

Vol. 190 No. 17Whole No. 4652


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.


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

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

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-

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


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