The National Catholic Review

March 26, 2001

Vol. 184 No. 10Whole No. 4522


AIDS and the Drug Companies

Through Medicaid and other programs, most poor people in the United States have access to the new AIDS drug therapies.


The Health Care Reform Equation
Michael D. Place

Every Christmas, through the miracle to which we bear witness, we are reminded of life’s infinite possibilities.

Neither Person Nor Property
Paul Lauritzen

In his testimony before the National Bioethics Advisory Commission on stem cell research, Gilbert Meilaender urged the commission to be honest in its recommendations.

Dominus Iesus as an Event
Peter Chirico

Dominus Iesus, the declaration of Aug. 6, 2000, of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, has received myriad interpretive responses.

Stem Cells: A Bioethical Balancing Act
Lisa Sowle Cahill

Some day medical science may be able to heal or alleviate ailments like Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, diabetes, spinal cord injuries, heart disease and cancer by giving patients new cel

Books and Culture

Civilizing Greed
William J. Byron
Chapter by chapter, page by page, the reader of this book is engaged with a stimulating thinker who writes journalistically within disjun
Keeping a Killer in Check
Dr. Daniel P. Sulmasy
This book is at least as interesting because of the process of its creation as it is because of its content.
So Near and Yet So Far
Eugene J. Fisher
The coincidence of timing in the publication of these two books, so different in tone, content and style, yet complementary in what they

Columns and Departments

The Word
The Public Defender
John R. Donahue
Faith in Focus
The Light Under the Basket
Johanna Gulay
A New Saipan
Terry Golway
Of Many Things
Of Many Things
George M. Anderson
But for Sorrow
Rob Suarez
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