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

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.

Old Meets New
Russell B. Connors, Jr.

Yes. When I read, I write lots of notes in the margins.

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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