January 1993

Cover Story


A changing Christian political identity
Educating our emotions about the mentally ill.


The church of the poor meets the church of Rome at the Latin America bishops' gathering
We neeed the politics of community
Clinton's administration must admit their foreign policy failures in order to ensure peace emerges 
The importance of American multiculturalism in the future of the post-Cold War world


Food irradiation plants and the choices we must make
The war that defined a generation
There are no shortcuts to healing
An interview with the newly-elected officials

Culture Watch

Children trapped in poverty
Ross Perot's influence on political systems
Americans venturing onto foreign shores
An open letter to Henri Nouwen


For many Canadians, the historic constitutional referendum soundly rejected by voters on October 26 was a distraction from more crucial problems facing the country.
The effect of nuclear testing on frequency of earthquakes 
The women's movement in the U.S. Catholic Church will get "stronger and stronger" in the wake of the U.S. bishops' rejection last month of a controversial pastoral letter on women.