2000-06-14

Date: 
Wednesday, June 14, 2000

The Epic in the Ordinary

The artist Jacob Lawrence died in Seattle on June 9. Reading his obituary in the New York Times, I looked up at the poster over my desk announcing a 1992...

'Thinking' Catholics

A few months ago, I read a wonderful story ("The Perfect Child," London Sunday Telegraph, March 5) about a woman in England named Caroline Armstrong-Jones. The...

Structures of Deceit

When America’s most prominent Catholic intellectual writes a scathing indictment of his church, it’s news. Whether it’s old news or not...

The cost of democracy

Newt Gingrich Republicanism is not dead. Last month the Republican-controlled House of Representatives passed a bill that would eliminate the estate, or...