The National Catholic Review

November 22, 2004

Vol. 191 No. 16Whole No. 4671


Thanksgiving and World Hunger

Thanksgiving will be for many in the United States an occasion to gather around tables groaning under the weight of food in celebration of this quintessentially American holiday.


The Challenge of Being Right
Ellen Rufft

I am not certain whether it’s my personality or a result of a traditional Catholic background, but I frequently find myself making resolutions.

Making the Ask
Sherryl White

They’re coming. Just as surely as pumpkins and cornstalks are appearing on porches and doorsteps, you’ll soon see them popping up from behind pulpits.

Hospitality to Strangers
George M. Anderson

Martha Stewart expressed disappointment upon learning that she would be serving her sentence at the federal women’s prison in Alderson, W.Va.

Books and Culture

The Face of the Poor Is Ours
Cecilio Morales
Jan. 8 this year marked the 40th anniversary of President Lyndon B.
More Two-Part Harmony
Thomas Hughson
This volume of essays so exemplifies civil yet strenuous exchange on volatile topics in contemporary Catholicism that it exceeds a search
Repairing the Prairie
Kirk Zebolsky
Books about America’s grasslands have traditionally been written somewhere else.

Columns and Departments

The Word
We Are a Pilgrim People
Dianne Bergant
Faith in Focus
A Two-Sided Coin
Paul Scanlon
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