This has been quite a week for American politics—from Denver to the Twin Cities. As you pointed out in your
I am always intrigued by the epigraph an author uses to set the thematic mood for his or her work Gerald O rsquo Collins is prodigal with epigraphs often providing one or two to introduce each chapter Perhaps most telling is the one with which he prefaces the last chapter of his latest book Jesu
Miguel d'Escoto's vision for the U.N.
We have reached that stage of the election cycle when travel-weary commentators direct their ire at a hardy artifact of the old millennium, the national political convention. As thousands of delegates prepare for a few days of around-the-clock socializing and caucusing, their Boswells in the politic
Today we step aside from the usual sequence of readings for the Sundays in Ordinary Time to celebrate the feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross Since many Catholic institutions schools churches religious communities etc bear the name of ldquo Holy Cross rdquo the expression may be so f