The National Catholic Review

June 21, 2004

Vol. 190 No. 20Whole No. 4655


Christians in the World

The early Christians lived in a police state and were judged subversive if they refused to worship the Roman emperor. Yet even during periods of persecution, these Christians insisted they were law-abiding citizens.


Holy Communion and Unholy Politics
The Rev. John P. Beal
Prophecy for Justice
Raymond L. Burke
Catholic politicians and bishops
Caught Between God and Caesar
Joseph A. Califano, Jr.
Rights of Accused Priests
Avery Dulles
Toward a revision of the Dallas charter and the Essential Norms
Artificial Feeding
John F. Kavanaugh

Books and Culture

Old Meets New
Russell B. Connors, Jr.
Yes. When I read, I write lots of notes in the margins.
Desert Odyssey
Robert F. Walch
The Sahara has never been a very hospitable place, least of all for interlopers from Western countries.
Balance Might With Right
Jim Sawyer
The inordinate power of the United States under George W.

Columns and Departments

The Word
Two Sides of the Coin
Dianne Bergant
The Word
The Cost of Discipleship
Dianne Bergant
Of Many Things
Of Many Things
George M. Anderson
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