March 25, 2013
Tracking the editorial path of a magazine and nation in conflict
I arrived in Rome in the rain, grateful for the end of a long, bumpy flight. Though tempted to kiss the ground, mimicking Blessed John Paul II’s customary arrival gesture, I opted not to; in my case, rather than an act of pious humility, it would have been an act of desperate relief. My fellow
Dad’s Retirement“Getting to Work,” by Patricia Ranft (2/18), provided an informative view of the theology of work and the legacy of Catholic theology on labor. But her attempt to apply this legacy to the 21st-century United States sounded like a Paul Ryan campaign rant.What was she
A quiet corner where perhaps we were better educated than we were in our classroom
Excerpts from America's editorials on Vietnam from between 1954 and 1974.
Reading Kill Anything That Moves was a disturbing and emotional experience for me I found myself tearing up gagging at times as I turned the pages The book released ghosts long buried in my psyche stirring memories of anger and bitterness anger at arrogant policymakers bitterness at a seeming