O Father, Where Art Thou? Autumn 2002
Editor’s note: Catholic issues
The Priesthood in Peril
The outlook for religious vocations was bleak enough before last year’s demoralizing tempest. Today’s forecast suggests even grimmer prospects for the American Catholic church.
A Room with a View
Sister Jean and a generation of pioneering women moved into Farley Hall almost three decades ago, giving the rector a front-row seat for the human dramas that changed the University and their lives forever.
Stairways to Heaven
Some cautionary thoughts for those who say they are spiritual but not religious.
Breach of Faith
Relations between America and Islam are troubled by distortions of power and perception. A sharper image would help narrow the great divide.
Jimmy Gurule heads the hunt for Al Qaeda’s paper trail, tracking the money that funds global terrorism.
Saving El Salvador
Jorge Zablah ‘59 has a vision for helping his country, but not everyone agrees on what’s best for the tortured nation.
‘And Now a Few Words from Our Speaker’
Letter from campus: The guide who knew too much
A visit before dying
Tom Dooley letter
Hall Portrait: Carroll
The prolific housekeeper
New police station, post office in front of Stepan Center
More women join faculty; minorities still scarce
A better fight song?
No more tailgating during games
Conference to address priest scandal
Sunday Mass from basilica now on TV
Seen and Heard
Online checkbacks: disappearing Fridays; rodeo club; NCAA probation; Father Riehle; Millennium Gate; Aaron Heilman; 7-foot-1 pitcher
A skeletal quest
Who’s afraid of the big square root?
Spotlights: A bigger Goliath
Wondering out loud: Did cannonballs explode?
Cafe du Lac
Prayer for All Occasions
Hornets and Leeches and Frogs, Oh My
Q&A with investment book author