The National Catholic Review

October 22, 2001

Vol. 185 No. 12Whole No. 4544


Reauthorizing Welfare Reform

The welfare reform law of 1996 comes up for reauthorization by Congress a year from now.


More Priestly Fraternity
James F. Garneau

It is odd to observe twenty-somethings trying to act like fifty-somethings.

Responding to the Terrorist Attacks
David Hollenbach

Many in the religious community, including the Catholic community, have called attention to two dimensions of the background for the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11: the economic and the political.

The Quest for Authentic Liturgy
Donald W. Trautman

To draft principles and norms of translation for the nearly 800 vernacular languages of the Catholic world is a formidable taska task that should involve the broadest consultation of episcopal conf

Suffer the Children
Lise A. Young

There is growing public pressure to charge, try, convict and sentence juvenile offenders in adult criminal courts. This is a misguided and simplistic approach to a complex problem.

Women Set Free
George M. Anderson

Leaving prison and re-entering the community pose difficulties for both men and women.

Books and Culture

Our Longing for God
Lucien Richard
Dorothee Soelle is well known for her seminal book on suffering.
Let's Look at the Record'
Clayton Sinyai
Empire Statesman begins, appropriately enough, by evoking the 1928 September night when a flaming cross greeted Alfred E.
Crime and Punishment
Robert F. Drinan
The trial of Slobodan Milosevic dramatizes the new worldwide demand for accountability for public officials who violate internationally r

Columns and Departments

The Word
Trial by Prayer
John R. Donahue
The Word
Beacons of Hope
John R. Donahue
Faith in Focus
A Theology of Grandparenting
Thea Kielt Jarvis
A National Near-Death Experience
Thomas J. McArthy
Of Many Things
Of Many Things
David S. Toolan
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