Walter Mondale was a decent man who knew how to laugh at himself. We need more politicians like him.
Walter F. Mondale was the embodiment of a kind of decency and civility that has all but disappeared from the American political scene.
Americans with Irish ancestry have always balanced patriotism with an appreciation of their roots. And their identity should include solidarity with today’s immigrants.
Remembering Father Enda McDonagh, a ‘critical but loyal’ Irish theologian who questioned ‘Humanae Vitae’
Rev. Enda McDonagh served the Irish church as a compassionate priest and renowned theologian. He died on Feb. 24.
“The Scarlet and The Black,” available on Amazon Prime, tells the story of an Irish priest, Msgr. Hugh O’Flaherty, who was in the Vatican diplomatic service in World War II.
Matt Malone, S.J., remembered Father O’Hare as a “towering figure in the history of America magazine…insightful, warm and friendly, a world-class raconteur with a spellbinding Irish charm.”