The National Catholic Review

July 16, 2001

Vol. 185 No. 2Whole No. 4534

Editorials

Some Hope For Aliens

Immigration law has long been a specialty in which relatively few lawyers, members of Congress and even federal judges have true expertise.

Articles

Shortchanging the Homeless
Ed Marciniak

When President Lyndon Johnson declared a war on poverty in 1964, the homeless did not appear in the nation’s vocabulary, except perhaps as bums or hobos.

Patient No More
Kevin W. Wildes

At a recent conference on managed care, one of the speakers, a physician, complained that all too often we don’t call patients “patients” any more.

Foster Parenting and Jesuit Spirituality
Anne Hunsaker Hawkins

Alison is nearly three years old. She was adopted last year by a single woman, Shannon, who is a campus minister at a Jesuit college.

Books and Culture

Books
Creation Theology
Stephen Bede Scharper
"The world is on the verge of new and great changes, Mr. Scrooge. You agree?"
Books
Family All Are We
George M. Anderson
Defending human rights pays off not only in terms of justice, but also in ways that can include greater economic growth, a more protected
Books
The Future of Vatican II
Kevin F. Burke
In his brief foreword to Ghislain Lafont’s Imagining the Catholic Church, Archbishop Rembert Weakland, O.S.B., calls attention to

Columns and Departments

The Word
Knock, Knock!
John R. Donahue
The Word
Sisterhood Is Powerful?
John R. Donahue
Columns
The End of the Family?
Terry Golway
Of Many Things
Of Many Things
George M. Anderson
Letters
Letters
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