Argentina: the Current Crisis in Perspective
The central issues of Argentina’s national life revolve around political power, charismatic leadership, economic development and effective democracy.
The Chilean Coup, the Church and the Human Rights Movement
One of the more bloody coup d’etats of modern times took place in Chile on Sept. 11, 1973.
Fit to Be Tried?
Imagine a 12-year-old boy who has committed a brutal, senseless homicide. Now imagine a 47-year-old legislator who claims this child should be treated as if he were a mature adult.
Religion, Science and Substance Abuse
If ever the sum is greater than the parts, it is in combining the power of God, religion and spirituality with the power of science and professional medicine to prevent and treat substance abuse an
Books and Culture
The past is a foreign country; they do things differently there, L. H. Hartley once famously said.
If you like church history, and especially if you know and like Rome, you will like this book.
The Parish As Covenant: A Call to Pastoral Partnership is a synthesis of wisdom about parish life based on Father Thomas Sweetser’s y
What follows should come with a warning label for a goodly number of longtime readers.