Arts & CultureCatholic Book Club
James T. Keane
Is Sally Rooney the millennial generation's great Catholic writer?
FaithExplainer
James T. Keane
Is St. Irenaeus really a doctor, or does he just play one on TV? Does he rush to someone’s aid on an airplane? Might he collaborate with Dr. Dre?
FaithFaith and Reason
Francis J. Butler
Archbishop (later Cardinal) John Francis Dearden of Detroit (1907-88) played an exceptionally significant role in paving the way for what Pope Francis is trying to do in reviving the ancient practice of including all the baptized in the work and mission of the church.
Alessandro Nivola, right, as Dickie Moltisanti in ’The Many Saints of Newark’ (photo: HBO)
Arts & CultureFilm
John Anderson
When it comes to their religion, the criminals embrace the rituals and ignore the meaning.
Arts & CultureShort Take
James T. Keane
Yes, the Fighting Irish are undefeated. Yes, they have beaten several very good teams. Yes, their opponent this weekend, Cincinnati, is the only currently nationally-ranked team left on their schedule. Who are we kidding? Notre Dame is doomed.
Arts & CultureBooks
Franklin Freeman
To understand the life and work of Edgar Allan Poe demands close attention to his engagements with scientific thought and discoveries.