The National Catholic Review

April 18, 2005

Vol. 192 No. 13Whole No. 4688

Editorials

The Legacy of John Paul II

Even those who disagreed with Pope John Paul II admired his honesty and conviction.

Articles

On Papal Transition
Thomas J. Reese
The Theologian
Avery Dulles
A Jewish Perspective
Rabbi A. James Rudin
Insights of a Family Friend
Martin E. Marty
The World Leader
John Thavis

Books and Culture

Books
Closing in on the Short List
Ann Rodgers
A dark joke about prognostication concerning the successor to Pope John Paul II is that he outlived many of those once considered most likel
Books
Old Man, Long Night
Robert E. Hosmer, Jr.
Derek Walcott published his first book of verse, Twenty Five Poems, at the age of 18, then went on to a career that has produced 20 b
Books
What Eyes Have Seen
Doris Donnelly
An icon bears witness. Maybe that’s why people who know about icons tell us to notice the eyes.

Columns and Departments

The Word
Welcome, One and All
Dianne Bergant
Poem
Poem
Kathy Rooney
Letters
Letters