Galileo and the Powers Above
The convoluted tale of a faithful Catholic caught in a web of theological inflexibility, papal power, and his on political naivete.
Part two of The Great Reversal, a CT Classic article
Thanksgiving at Fair Acres
A meal with my mother and other nursing-home residents opened a small crack in their stony detachment, and gave a brief glimpse of the kingdom of heaven.
Parents and Prodigals
As my daughter leaves for college, packing up her belongings, she is still a stranger to me.
An almost clichéd form of Christian service to the elderly remains one of the most vital.
Watchman on the Walls
"Between heaven and earth, and victim and offender, stands Texas death-row chaplain Jim Brazzil"