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The End of the World Again

July 2, 2019 Dale Ahlquist 6

We used to keep death close, even stare it in the face: the skull on the desk beside the book, the graveyard right next to the church, crypts under the floors where we knelt. We […]

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The Godzilla Option

June 4, 2019 Thomas P. Harmon 6

“You’re a monster!” screams Madison Russell (played by Millie Bobby Brown) in Godzilla: King of the Monsters. She screams this at her mother, Dr. Emma Russell (Vera Farmiga), who has just made the decision to […]

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The Sixth Death of the Church

September 20, 2018 Lauren Enk Mann 31

The Church’s “summer of shame” has devastated the faithful. The McCarrick revelations, the Pennsylvania grand jury, and the Viganò testimony have sent reverberations of scandal right through the highest clerical ranks. Catholics in the pews […]