Category: Politics and Society

Vote Fraud vs. Reality

From the corner where I sit, I see much of the conservative reaction to last month’s election as more dismaying than the election itself. After all, whichever of the two principal candidates won, the country was not going to be … Continue reading

Observations on the Election

What follows are some observations on the outcome of the November 6 presidential election and what it means for the future of Americans, especially remaining non-Hispanic Catholics who are serious about the religion. The first thing to observe about the … Continue reading

The Pope’s Lebanese Trip

Pope Benedict journeyed to Lebanon the other week. In what has been for me the outstanding pontificate of my lifetime as a Catholic (I was received into the Church in 1965), it was one of his finest hours yet. If … Continue reading