Leo J. O’Donovan, S.J., is president emeritus of Georgetown University and director of mission at Jesuit Refugee Service/USA.

Leo J. O’Donovan, S.J.March 23, 2009
In this Lenten season, Stanley Spencer's Christ Carrying the Cross seems to transcend its time.
Leo J. O’Donovan, S.J.March 09, 2009
An exhibit on the treasures of Pompeii offers the reconstruction of a whole culture.
Faith in Focus
Leo J. O’Donovan, S.J.June 09, 2008
When Olafur Eliasson installed his work “The Weather Project” in the Turbine Hall of London’s Tate Modern in winter 2003, more than two million people thronged to see it: a giant golden orb hung at the end of the 500-foot-long hall. Actually it was a semicircular steel frame 50 fee
Leo J. O’Donovan, S.J.August 29, 2005
No painting in the collection of the Museum of Modern Art in New York is more iconic than Paul Cézanne’s “Bather,” the pensive young man walking on water in a spare blue and beige landscape. For decades he greeted visitors in the first room of the earlier museum. He currently pres
Arts & Culture Books
Leo J. O’Donovan, S.J.January 03, 2005
The one story that everybody in the theater tells about Jerome Robbins has him angrily giving notes to his dancers in either ldquo West Side Story rdquo or ldquo Billion Dollar Baby rdquo while backing away and then falling into the orchestra pit And no one says a word or makes a move to hel