John O’Malley: A Priest Who Taught People to Question, Savor, and Delight

By Jim McDermott | September 21, 2022

The great Jesuit historian of Catholicism and Western culture died on September 11, 2022, leaving a legacy going far beyond his invaluable scholarship.

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The Odd, the Free, and the Dissenting

By David Goodwin | September 1, 2022

A convention dedicated to the life and legacy of author H. P. Lovecraft forged a secular communion that would have shocked the infamously bigoted writer.

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It’s Not You, the Earth Really is Spinning Faster

By Jim McDermott | August 24, 2022

A recent scientific discovery prompts a reflection on the everyday yet miraculous beauty and mystery of our world.

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Ukraine’s Endangered Sites and Collections: The Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra

By Alice Isabella Sullivan | August 16, 2022

The Russian invasion of Ukraine threatens that nation’s rich cultural heritage, including an eleventh-century monastery crucial to the entire region’s Christian legacy.

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