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. Although it is still found in the United States in prisons and homeless shelters, by the 1980’s it had largely disappeared from the general population in the industrialized countries of the North.

Books and Culture

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.
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

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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