The National Catholic Review

October 11, 2004

Vol. 191 No. 10Whole No. 4665


A Time to Mourn

"No young man believes he shall ever die,” said William Hazlitt, the 19th-century British essayist. That shrewd observation is contradicted in times of war.


Adults Left Behind
William J. Byron
The Truly Catholic University
Richard G. Malloy
The Mystery of Lonergan
Richard M. Liddy
Relying on Providence
George M. Anderson
Priestless Liturgies
Peter Kountz

Books and Culture

Pondering the Human Condition
Robert E. Hosmer, Jr.

Czeslaw Milosz’s last collection of poems is a thoroughly typical series of lyric exercises, deepening and enriching the concerns that pr

Curial Culture
John Jay Hughes

“Those who live for a time in Rome experience the church’s age, but also its youth.

Faith, Barrio Style
Allan Figueroa Deck

Charles Dahm, a Dominican priest, is more than qualified to write about parish-based Hispanic ministry. Like many U.S.

A Dilemma of Identity
Gerald T. Cobb

Nobel Prize-winner José Saramago must have been thinking of Franz Kafka’s The Metamorphosis when he wrote this, his latest novel

Murdered in Paraguay
George M. Anderson

Imagine this: Your teenage son has been tortured to death under the regime of a Latin American military dictator.

Revisiting Greeneland
Ann M. Begley

The urge to reveal ourselves to others is often stifled by prudence.

Columns and Departments

The Word
Hang in There!

Dianne Bergant

Of Many Things
Of Many Things

George M. Anderson


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