2002-09-27

Date: 
Friday, September 27, 2002

Lord of the Ring

Bishops were special. Cardinal archbishops even more so. It was 1954, the Marian Year. The place was Soldier Field, Chicago’s huge football stadium, and...

Iraq & Just-war Thinking

The Washington view about war with Iraq has moved precipitously from "a rumor of war" to "foregone conclusion." Although prominent policy makers, including...

Zero Tolerance?

 No   At their June meeting in Dallas, the bishops of the United States adopted a charter for the protection of children and young people, and a set of...

Zero Tolerance?

 A reluctant yes   As anticipated, media coverage of sexual abuse by clergy seems to be cresting, at least to some degree. However, the crisis remains one...

Cronies of Empire

  The values of a republic clash with the logic of empire. This conflict played out in July in a Florida courtroom. Three Salvadoran-born residents of the...

State of the unions

What is the significance of the New York Times’s decision (September 1) to include "public celebrations of commitment by gay and lesbian couples" in its...