USCCB Issues A Statement of Support For Bishop D'Arcy

Hattip to reader Rick Lugari.  The USCCB* has issued this statement of support for Bishop John D’Arcy, the Bishop of Fort Wayne-South Bend: “The bishops of the United States express our appreciation and support for our brother bishop, the Most

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Pity and Fear

Aristotle taught that the purpose of tragedy is to inspire pity and fear in the audience, thence causing catharsis, a purging of emotion. I’ve always found his explanation of tragedy compelling, but as I get older (queue laughter at the

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Neda Agha-Soltan: "The Voice of Iran"

In a Death Seen Around the World, a Symbol of Iranian Protests, by Nazila Fathi (New York Times): Only scraps of information are known about Ms. Agha-Soltan. Her friends and relatives were mostly afraid to speak, and the government broke

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