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Along the route of Holy Week

April 10, 2022 David G. Bonagura, Jr. 6

Bystanders, some named and others in groups, feature prominently in the drama of Holy Week. The enthusiasm of an unnamed crowd made Jesus’ entry into Jerusalem a triumphant one. To the ensuing commotion, Jerusalem’s inhabitants—the […]

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Can we “Identify as Catholic”?

August 23, 2021 David G. Bonagura, Jr. 16

“I identify as X” has replaced, in popular parlance, using an adjective to describe a person’s ethnic and sexual self-understanding. Witness, for example, how the New York Times’ reports on census and demographic data. Common […]