The National Catholic Review

December 4, 2006

Vol. 195 No. 18Whole No. 4755

Editorials

Current Comment
Sentencing SaddamWhen a court in Baghdad found Saddam Hussein guilty of crimes against humanity and sentenced him to death by hanging, President George W.
Immigration Reform at Last?
The 700-mile fence rising between the United States and Mexico stands as a dramatic symbol of the separation between a rich nation and a poor one.

Articles

Searching for Mexicos Future
Anthony C. E. Quainton

First there were three. Now there is one. Felipe Calderón is to be the next president of Mexico.

My Alien Roommate
Kristeen A. Bruun
I needed a roommate to share the rent. He needed a place to live.

Books and Culture

Books
Ways to Witness
Kathleen Sprows Cummings
Last month, students in my class on women and Catholicism spent an evening at a Catholic Worker House in South Bend, Ind.
Books
Their Distinctive Presence
Allan Figueroa Deck
American Catholics have persisted in viewing both U.S.
Books
A Moral Enterprise
Myles N. Sheehan
I plan to make this book required reading for my first-year students at Loyola University Chicago’s Stritch School of Medicine.

Columns and Departments

The Word
Hopes and Realities
Daniel J. Harrington
Faith in Focus
Its the End of the World (And I Feel Fine)
Jim McDermott
Columns
Vacancy: Apply Within
Margaret Silf
Of Many Things
Of Many Things
Dennis M. Linehan
Letters
Letters