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To Sanctify the World: The Vital Legacy of Vatican II

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Lenten Literary Companions

The traditional Lenten practices of intensified prayer, fasting, and almsgiving are spiritual disciplines to be followed along the six-week pilgrimage from Ash Wednesday to the Easter Triduum. As I suggested

Books for Christmas 2023

Advent-2023 is as short as Advent can be, so this annual column on Christmas gift books that will inspire, entertain, inform, or all of the above comes a bit earlier

Books for Christmas–2022

Last month’s midterm elections made it painfully clear that many pro-life advocates and politicians are at sea in the post-Roe v. Wade environment. Shawn Carney and Steve Karlen’s What to

Books for Christmas 2021

Some suggestions for Christmas giving, in the form of books that amuse, inspire, educate, or all of the above: Prison Journal, Volume 3—The High Court Frees an Innocent Man, by

Books for Christmas

A year ago, the formidable Dorothy Rabinowitz asked me for a Christmastide Wall Street Journal column, to be dubbed the “Five Best Books on Christianity.” I suggested Matthew, Mark, Luke,

The Greats Make a Comeback

Although my high school years coincided with the Age of Aquarius, I was spared the kind of reading lists that now imagine Dan (DaVinci Code) Brown to be a serious

What Makes A Novel "Catholic"

Books-on-tape are a wonderful invention. They’re perfect for convalescents and folks with deteriorating eyesight; they redeem many a long stretch on the Interstates. They also give us the pleasure of