The National Catholic Review

November 15, 2004

Vol. 191 No. 15Whole No. 4670


Bush II

The re-election of President George W. Bush by more votes than he received in 2000 puts to rest questions about the legitimacy of his administration.


The Annulment
Joseph A. Califano, Jr.

Like many divorced and remarried Catholics, I looked down on the church’s annulment process, viewing it as cover for Catholic divorce, a process tinged with hypocrisy, reserved for the rich and pow

In Solidarity
Joseph A. O'Hare

This morning we confirm our commitment to this cause for which the Jesuits of Central American University in El Salvador gave their lives.

Living on the Edge
Patrick Samway

Touloum. Farchana. Kounoungou.

Books and Culture

Uh, Welcome Back
George M. Anderson
You are a 26-year-old mother of four, and suddenly you find yourself behind bars—not for a few months, but for a long 16 years as a first
Seeing in a New Light
Kathy O'Connell
Why does God at times seem to take the wisest among us so terribly early?
A Looming Crisis
T. Patrick Hill
What are the challenges facing health care in America, and will the members of America’s 350,000 religious congregations be able to help
Existential Follies
Richard A. Blake
Two ladies of a certain age sitting behind me gasped during the opening sequence.

Columns and Departments

The Word
Long Live the King!
Dianne Bergant
Faith in Focus
Robin Stratton
Is It Over Yet?
Terry Golway
Angela O
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