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thomas cahill sits in his new york apartment in a 2006 photo, he is wearing a black shirt and brown pants and rests his arm on a piano. there is a lamp behind him
Arts & CultureNews
Associated Press
In his million-selling “How the Irish Saved Civilization,” Cahill cited Ireland's crucial—and unappreciated—preservation of classical texts after the fall of the Roman Empire.
Arts & CultureCatholic Book Club
James T. Keane
From Edgar Allan Poe to Dean Koontz to Flannery O'Connor, America's editors and contributors are not (always) afraid of some horror.
Steve Martin, Selena Gomez and Martin Short (photo: Hulu)
Arts & CultureTelevision
“Only Murders in the Building” offers something Pope Francis has talked about repeatedly during his pontificate: intergenerational friendships, in all their power and complexity.
Arts & CulturePodcasts
The Gloria Purvis Podcast
This week on “The Gloria Purvis Podcast,” Gloria speaks with Professor Jessica Hooten Wilson about the Catholic imagination—exploring writers like Toni Morrison and the medieval mystic Julian of Norwich.
Arts & CultureCatholic Book Club
James T. Keane
Toni Morrison's fiction conveyed much of the pain, sacrifice and trauma that exemplifies so much of the African-American experience—which is why it makes some white readers uncomfortable.
Arts & CultureShort Take
Michael Rossmann, S.J.
Limitations and rules are part of our daily lives. How do they make our lives more full?