Remembering Cardinal Pell

January 16, 2023 Tracey Rowland 33

In one of my last conversations with Cardinal Pell we talked about Margit Balogh’s biography of Cardinal Mindszenty, titled Victim of History. Balogh chose as the opening epigraph Mindszenty’s statement: “I shall keep on fighting…until […]


T.S. Eliot and Uncritical Biography

January 14, 2023 Edward Short 8

I The other day, I was reading Eugenio Montale’s introduction to Allen Mandlebaum’s translation of The Divine Comedy and I was struck by the wisdom of something the modern Italian poet said, and it was […]