The National Catholic Review

July 29, 2002

Vol. 187 No. 3Whole No. 4576


Door-to-Door Preachers

An antique wooden plaque in one of our offices reads: “It is wonderful that the First Amendment protects freedom of speech.


Cultures, Codes and Publics
Chester Gillis

The bishops of the United States walked a tightrope in Dallas as they tried, during their annual spring meeting on June 13-15, to accommodate four different cultural matrices.

Playing by the Rules and Still Losing Ground
Angie O

Welfare, at least as we have known it for the last five years, expires on Sept. 30, 2002.

Books and Culture

Religious Apartheid
Nancy J. Curtin
“Take religion away and the Irish are a pretty friendly people,” a Protestant woman from Derry remarked to Marcus Tanner, the author of t
The World on Our Doorstep
Richard Ryscavage
Every year the president determines how many refugees will be allowed into the United States for permanent resettlement.

Columns and Departments

The Word
That Sinking Feeling
John R. Donahue
The Word
Summer Fare
John R. Donahue
The Word
Clothed With the Sun
John R. Donahue
Faith in Focus
Collateral Damage
J. Ronald Knott
How One Priest Feels These Days
An Echo of Bagpipes
Camille DArienzo
Of Many Things
Of Many Things
James Martin, SJ
Death & Transfiguration
Paul Mariani
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