2001-03-09

Date: 
Friday, March 9, 2001

Pius XII: Not Vindicated

It is a peculiar statue. The work of a well-known Italian sculptor, Francesco Messina, it is set about halfway into Saint Peter’s to the right of the main nave,...

I Was a Teenage Conservative

I want to relate my work as the editor of a quarterly journal of literature and the arts to the larger patterns of Catholic civic engagement in America today....

Public Religion

In a recent article in the Nation ("Freedom from Religion," February 19), Ellen Willis, director of the cultural journalism program at NYU, makes a candid,...

Department of promotion

From a kind, but annoyed subscriber, we received the following: "I love the magazine. I subscribe myself and send an annual subscription to friends." (That...

Unmanned, yet again

Samson, you will recall, had a certain-and ultimately fatal-attraction to women of suspicious, namely Philistine, pedigree as well as a reputation for...

The Diversity Dilemma

Is affirmative action the victim of its own success? That’s one conclusion to be drawn from Gratz v. Bollinger and Grutter v. Bollinger, two cases...