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.


Women Set Free
George M. Anderson
More Priestly Fraternity
James F. Garneau
The Quest for Authentic Liturgy
Donald W. Trautman
Suffer the Children
Lise A. Young

Books and Culture

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
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.

Columns and Departments

The Word
Beacons of Hope
John R. Donahue
The Word
Trial by Prayer
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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