Rediscovering Russell Kirk

May 28, 2016 Mark Sullivan 0

Mention the name “Russell Kirk” to someone who describes himself as “conservative” and you are likely to get a blank look or, at best, be told, “I’ve heard the name.” (Readers of CWR may be an exception.) […]

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Defying Easy Categorization

May 6, 2011 Mark Sullivan 0

In April 6, Pope Benedict XVI named Archbishop Jose H. Gomez of San Antonio, Texas as coadjutor archbishop of Los Angeles. Archbishop Gomez, 58, will automatically succeed Cardinal Roger Mahony when Mahony retires on February […]

The Wanderer Gets the Blues

April 13, 2011 Mark Sullivan 0

Dion DiMucci is undoubtedly the first member of the Rock-and-Roll Hall of Fame to cite Pope John Paul II, Scott Hahn, and Christopher West as influences. The once-troubled singer-songwriter has returned to the blues on […]

Hillbilly Thomists

March 24, 2011 Mark Sullivan 0

Last spring, Flannery O’Connor returned to the news after Emory University unveiled the complete collection of her letters to the troubled Betty Hester, or “A,” as she is known in another compilation of O’Connor’s correspondence, […]