The Vatican announced in March that South Korea will be the first Asian nation to be visited by Pope Francis. His visit will take place from Aug. 14 to 18, which includes a date of critical significance not only for Korean and world history but also for Catholicism.Aug. 15 is Independence Day for Ko
In his elegy “In Memory of W. B. Yeats,” the British poet W. H. Auden says of the Irish poet, “He became his admirers.” That is the case with every writer when he or she dies. It is almost 17 years since the British-born American poet and Catholic convert Denise Levertov died
Time RedeemedI was reading my brother inmate’s issue of America and came across “The Home Team,” by Kerry Weber (5/26). At first her column saddened me because I do not have similar memories with my own family, especially with my father. Upon a second reading, however, as she
Without Pius VII, it is fair to say, there would be no Society of Jesus today, no Jesuit schools, colleges or universities, no Jesuit retreat houses and no Jesuit periodicals.