The National Catholic Review

September 27, 2004

Vol. 191 No. 8Whole No. 4663


TB and Poor Nations

Tuberculosis is a disease of the poor that thrives in crowded, unsanitary settings.


Paranoia in Politics
John F. Kavanaugh

We made it through the Olympics without it happening. We got through the Democratic National Convention without it. And we’ve survived the Republican convention as well. What is it?

A Catholic Votes for George W. Bush
George Weigel

In 1960, millions of Catholics voted for John F. Kennedy for little reason other than that he was a Catholic.

A Catholic Votes for John Kerry
James R. Kelly

Many pro-life Catholics, like myself, find the positions of Democratic candidates on domestic and foreign policy much more to their liking than the positions of the Republican Party.

A Mandate for Anti-Catholicism: The Blaine Amendment
Thomas E. Buckley

In recent years a better understanding of American history has gradually moved the U.S.

Excommunicating Politicians
John W. OMalley

Denying communion to some politicians because of their voting records or policy decisions, as has been done recently by a few American bishops, has caught the attention of the nation.

Books and Culture

Woe Are They
Joseph J. Feeney
The good life in The Good Life is brittle, fragile, ironic, impermanent. And it is often Catholic.
Can We Talk?
Thomas P. Rausch
One of the most interesting religious developments in the late 20th century has been the warming of relationships between Roman Catholic
The Man's Full Measure
Francis J. Butler
Scott Stossel’s uplifting biography of R. Sargent Shriver deserves a prominent place on the reading lists of Catholic studies programs.

Columns and Departments

The Word
Faith or Hope?
Dianne Bergant
Faith in Focus
Rousing Dormant Memories
Daniel McCarthy
Of Many Things
Of Many Things
George M. Anderson
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