The National Catholic Review

January 17, 2005

Vol. 192 No. 2Whole No. 4677


It struck without warning on working families in poor fishing villages and on vacationing tourists in upscale resorts.


The Iraq War and Imperial Psychology
Tom Beaudoin
During the raucous postseason baseball celebrations near Fenway Park in Boston, a young woman named Victoria Snelgrove from Emerson College was killed by police, who apparently shot her in the eye wit
Their Hairdresser Knows
Connie Albrizio
In 1984, my husband and I were struggling in our home in Windsor, Conn., to keep a healthy balance with five children, an aged mother and three grandchildren.
The Metaphorical Wall
Edward F. Harrington

Martin Luther King Jr. fought zealously to achieve for all the equality promised by the Declaration of Independence.

Books and Culture

Bob on Bob
Bill McGarvey
When Columbia Records celebrated Bob Dylan’s 30th anniversary in the music business in 1992, they feted him with a star-studded concert at M
Clear-Eyed Courage
Kathy O'Connell
There is something of an unwritten rule among many writers that unless you’re a celebrity or have done something truly extraordinary, you sh
For the Greater Glory
Gerald R. Blaszczak
In the sort of paradox typical of the Christian story, as the number of Jesuits in the United States declines, it appears that more and m

Columns and Departments

The Word
Movers and Shakers
Dianne Bergant
The Word
Can You Hear Me Now?
Dianne Bergant
Matters of Which We Dare Not Speak
Terry Golway
Of Many Things
Of Many Things
James Martin, SJ