2012-07-13

Date: 
Friday, July 13, 2012

The Hollowed Man

On New Year’s Eve 1925, the last day covered in the second and most recent volume of T. S. Eliot’s letters, the poet wrote to F. Scott Fitzgerald to thank him for...

The bishops & religious freedom, the common cup

Broadly SpeakingAs one of the lay consultants to the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops Ad Hoc Committee on Religious Liberty, I found particularly interesting and...

Ununited States

Did the Founding Fathers bring forth on this continent “a new nation, conceived in liberty and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal,” as...

Not a Muslim Issue?

The USCCB’s recent statement “Our First, Most Cherished Liberty,” which calls for resistance to growing threats to religious freedom, mentioned Islam once....

The Church Downstairs

The little church downstairs has a good problem: it needs more chairs. Every day of the week, sometimes twice a day, its growing congregation gathers in our church...

The Paranoid Pentagon

The disclosure that current U.S. drone warfare operations are directed from the presidential office in the White House, with the president himself selecting persons...

Whimsical Gallantry

Up to now, watching a Wes Anderson movie was like entering a playground and discovering that the sandbox, the teeter-totters, and all the swings were being hogged...