The National Catholic Review

March 8, 2004

Vol. 190 No. 8Whole No. 4643


Immigration Reform and the Bush Proposal

"Our immigration system is broken need of reform.” So said Bishop Thomas Wenski of Orlando, Fla., chairman of the U.S. Bishops’ Committee on Migration in a statement in early January—soon after President Bush issued his proposal on Jan. 7 about this controversial issue.


The Triumph of the Cross
Donald C. Maldari
Building Change
Mark Hallinan
Presiding at the Liturgy of the Word
John F. Baldovin
The second in the Lent-Easter series on 'Good Liturgy'

Books and Culture

Beneficial Networking
Michael Bisesi
With another presidential election looming on the horizon, voter turnout will be a major public issue.
The Fans Speak
Maurice Timothy Reidy
No musician this side of Bob Dylan has been mythologized more than Bruce Springsteen.
On a San Francisco Stage
Raymond F. Hopkins
This engaging and lively historical study weaves personal stories, diplomatic correspondence and other accounts to depict the principal f

Columns and Departments

The Word
What Do You Make of It?
Dianne Bergant
A Day of Reckoning
Steven M. Kissing
Of Many Things
Of Many Things
James Martin, SJ
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