The issues confronting the church in our time are many. I have chosen three of them, well aware that this choice is doubtless both biased and incomplete.
The word survivor suggests someone who has emerged alive from a plane crash or a natural disaster.
The working document for next October’s international synod of bishops is now being circulated.
In 1985 James Froemsdorf, a Missouri state trooper, a husband and the father of three young daughters, was shot three times and killed by a wanted felon who had been stopped for speeding.
When I began to think about psychiatry as a medical specialty in 1963, I was vaguely aware of a tension between the church and psychiatry. Bishop Fulton J.
The New York Times has as much enthusiasm for President Bush as Mr. Creakle, the headmaster of Salem House, had for that wholly unpromising schoolboy, David Copperfield. The Times’s editorials regularly register their disfavor with Mr. Bush’s domestic and foreign policies.