Bleak House

‘The Marriage of Bette and Boo'

It seems safe to say that playwright Christopher Durang is no fan of the Catholic Church. But where would his plays be without it? Who but a cradle Catholic schooled before Vatican II could marry the sublime and the ridiculous as gleefully as...

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Mollie Wilson O'Reilly is Commonweal's associate editor at large. She blogs at dotCommonweal.