The Millennium and the Papalization of Catholicism
Everyone has been trying to see the big picture. We’ve been bombarded with a certain type of question. Who is the man or woman of the centurybetter, of the millennium?
The Papal Apology
On the first Sunday of Lent of this jubilee year, Pope John Paul II celebrated a solemn liturgy in which he and the cardinals of the Roman Curia who joined him offered a "universal prayer," which had
He Lived With Wisdom: Richard A. McCormick (1922-2000)
The death of the Jesuit moral theologian Richard A. McCormick at 77 forces an uncommon sadness not only on family and friends but on the world of scholarship as well.
Books and Culture
Here are three books about Christian faith: each orthodox in content; diverse in approach; and, likely to appeal to different audiences.
Academic authors occasionally write with verve and color (there’s no law against it), but when their subject is academe itself, caveat le
We Catholics are quite a strange lot, actually. We make the nastiest bigots and the most wonderful saints.
On the way, as a guest, to the annual meeting of the Chrysostom Society, a community of Christian writers that includes novelists, poets,
Heroes populate Ian Frazier’s book about the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota.
Agnes Browne is a Dublin widow with seven children (six sons) struggling to see her offspring into maturity in the Dublin of the early 19
At first the inclusion of Brian De Palma among the six directors thoughtfully dissected in Richard A.