September 14, 1945: Statement by MacArthur

    The task confronting MacArthur seventy years ago in Japan was absolutely staggering.  As Supreme Commander Allied Powers, he found himself in charge of a devastated Japan. Most of its major cities were collections of rubble.   The Japanese rail system was in shambles

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PopeWatch: Form and Substance

  Well, this is an interesting story by Edward Pentin at The National Catholic Register:   Reports have emerged that a seven-page dossier, obtained by the German newspaper Die Zeit, is circulating around the curia in which senior Vatican officials have voiced discontent with the recent

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