2004-07-16

Date: 
Friday, July 16, 2004

One Man's Vocation

On a spring day in 1944, two seminarians chatted about ordination to the diaconate with its commitment to celibacy, scheduled for the following morning in the...

Want to stay married?

The Democrats will convene in Boston late this month to officially pronounce John Kerry their man-who-would-be-president. The party’s national convention...

Vincible ignorance

Edward I. Koch, the former mayor of New York City, says he sometimes wondered how he had managed to have such a good relationship with the late Cardinal John O...

In custody

When my seventeen-year-old daughter first saw the photos of tortured and abused Iraqi prisoners in the Times of India, she put the paper down and said, “...

Grass-roots Eugenics

Some Catholic bishops have been criticized for the way in which they have raised the issue of abortion in this year’s election, especially with respect to the...