January 30, 2012
A new novel relates the the life and loves of a contemporary priest.
January 30, 2012
This week, Doris Donnelly reviews Vestments, a new novel about a young priest struggling with his vocation. Here she offers a few classic novels featuring a priest protagonist.
August 02, 2010
A memoir from 'America's Best Theologian'
November 24, 2008
Mary Ann Glendon talks about the art of diplomacy
July 02, 2007
Instead of writing this review I wish I could send readers a copy of The View From Castle Rock If that seems like an over-the-top endorsement it is fully warranted Alice Munro is at the height of her powers as a short story writer in this collection navigating with extraordinary agility the bor
June 18, 2007
Susannah Heschel, daughter of Jewish thinker Abraham Heschel, discusses his father's life and work.
April 30, 2007
The Office of the Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith is reached by staircase or elevator up one level from the inner courtyard at Piazza del Sant’Uffizio, 11, near the end of the colonnade that wraps around the Piazza San Pietro. The dome of St Peter’s Basilica, designed six
October 23, 2006
The distinguished political scientist and historian Jan Gross nails the title of his book with one word fear This is not the first time In 2001 he did the same with Neighbors another one-word title dripping with irony because the book told the story of the July 1941 gruesome murder of the Jew
April 03, 2006
Interview with James Martin S J on WHYY Radio about his book Readers of spiritual autobiographies possess some inner verifier that helps them sniff out the phoniesthose who pose posture and pontificateand to affirm those who risk exposing their fumbling and bumbling their reticence and resist
December 05, 2005
In the last months of his long lifehe died at 98 in 2004Cardinal Franz K nig the former Archbishop of Vienna wrote this very personal book In Open to God Open to the World he highlights milestones in his service to the church as the Holy See rsquo s longest serving cardinal and tireless bridge