The National Catholic Review

July 29, 2000

Vol. 183 No. 3Whole No. 4494


Elder Abuse

Thanks to medical advances, Americans are living longer than ever before.


Elderhood for the World
Thomas E. Clarke

The first time I realized that I was old, at least in the eyes of others, was when a young woman stood up in a crowded bus to give me her seat.

Kent State and the Next Generation
Tom Beaudoin

Kent State is my American Jerusalem.

Housing and Low-Income Americans
George M. Anderson

The timing could not have been more appropriate: On the first day of the annual conference in Washington, D.C., of the National Low Income Housing Coalition, the Departmen

On Dying Well
Myles N. Sheehan

In the last few years, I have become increasingly involved with death.

A Papal Age Limit?
John Jay Hughes

Six years have passed over the Holy See since 1870, and its organization has been dying out year after year.

Books and Culture

Hollywood Meets D.C.
Tom O'Brien
My mother, in an unusually arch moment, once proffered a solution to all the church-state debates about Christmas crèches on public squar
The Artful Imagination
John B. Breslin
Memoirists rule the literary roosts these days, but sometimes with a bad conscience.
From Out the Valley
Ron Wooten-Green
If one is looking for a book on grief and grieving based on lived experience rather than more remote psychosocial theories, then Thomas A

Columns and Departments

The Word
What Price Glory?
John R. Donahue
The Word
Let's Do Dinner
John R. Donahue
Faith in Focus
The Slothful Pray-er
Alma Roberts Giordan
Communion Without Community?
Thomas J. McCarthy
Of Many Things
Of Many Things
Patricia A. Kossmann
John Baptizing Jesus
Deborah DeNicola, editor o
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