Books and Culture
The exacting Christianity of the Amish
In his new memoir the Catholic Tony Blair remains out of reach.
John Paul II's maestro remembers his deep spiritual friendship with the pope.
A “feel-good film” is the oddest of descriptions of a movie about human dismemberment. Yet in the case of "127 Hours," the cliché is apt.
For years after their separation, Dorothy Day continued to hope that her former lover would agree to marry her.
New letters reveal the frank sexuality of a possible saint.
The Center Did Not Hold
This article is reprinted courtesy of Catholics in Alliance for the Common Good. Yeats is on my mind, following last evening's election returns. Remember the line? "Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold..."