The National Catholic Review

March 27, 2006

Vol. 194 No. 11Whole No. 4727

Editorials

Current Comment
Fresh Canadian AirThe Canadian Religious Conference, which represents more than 200 orders of men and women, in January presented to the bishops of Canada an exhaustive analysis of the situation of the church in that country.
Measuring Catholic Identity
The publication in 1990 of the apostolic constitution Ex Corde Ecclesiae has been the inspiration for continuing conversation within the Catholic higher education community in the United States.

Articles

Dodging Faiths Call
Dennis Hamm
Bankruptcy Defeats
Fred J. Naffziger
A Voice for Peace in Northern Uganda
John Baptist Odama
An Interview With John Baptist Odama
Dialogue and Democracy
David DeCosse
Visible Means of Support?
Lisa L. Ferrari

Books and Culture

Culture
Meet Jean Mambrino
Joseph J. Feeney
Old age should burn and rave at close of day,” screamed Dylan Thomas, but he was only 37. W. B.
Books
Pilgrim's Progress?
Peter Heinegg
Once upon a time, all Francophones were taught to write clearly and distinctly, à la Descartes; nowadays it seems they are trying their best
Books
Better Not to Believe?
Olga Bonfiglio
As if religion did not have enough problems, Sam Harris in The End of Faith condemns the three great Abrahamic religions as the cause

Columns and Departments

The Word
The New Covenant
Daniel J. Harrington
Faith in Focus
Almsgiving
Margaret Silf
Of Many Things
Of Many Things
Patricia A. Kossmann
Letters
Letters