2000-04-07

Date: 
Friday, April 7, 2000

Fairfield Porter

Fairfield Porter (1907-75), Justin Spring argues in this new biography of the painter, art critic, and poet, has not been given his due and will not be...

The Sacrament of Reconciliation

Bill Jack, my old friend from grade school, has reminded me. It all remains indelible and permanently mysterious to him, too: those Saint Paul Saturday nights in...

Anti-Catholicism?

The Reverend Daniel Coughlin has been appointed chaplain of the U.S. House of Representatives, the first Catholic priest to serve in that position. Father...

Marquee changes

Despite our strenuous protests, Richard Alleva has decided to retire from the business of movie reviewing—at least for the foreseeable future (see "End...

Pilgrim's progress

A biblical flood of ink has been spilled trying to assess the significance of John Paul II’s recent actions. During Mass on the first Sunday of Lent, the...