2002-05-17

Date: 
Friday, May 17, 2002

American Destiny

Contrary to what usually is claimed in Washington, American foreign policy has rarely been directed by calculations of national interest. That policy is shaped...

Jesuits in Denial

Well over a decade ago, while researching my first book on the Society of Jesus, I happened to be sitting in an office at Jesuit headquarters in Rome. The...

George G. Higgins, R.I.P.

Monsignor George G. Higgins, who died on May 1, 2002, at age eighty-six, was a leading public figure in U.S. Catholicism for almost sixty years. Known as "the...

Dunwoodie Seminary, Yonkers, N.Y.

From a special correspondent: "On April 29, Cardinal Edward Egan met with some five hundred priests of the Archdiocese of New York in response to his...

Lawless in Boston

The longer the sexual-abuse crisis continues, the more Cardinal Bernard Law of Boston shows himself to be arrogant and obtuse, a man lacking both pastoral and...

When in Dallas

  When the Catholic bishops meet in Dallas, June 13-15, they face a daunting task. They have three days to respond convincingly to a scandal that has escalated...