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January 1, 1970 Archives

Just released (pdf) (Specifically, over the names of Cardinal Rigali and Bishop Murphy) In 1973 the U.S. Supreme Court’s Roe v. Wade decision knocked down laws against abortion in all 50 states, fabricating a constitutional “right” to abortion that continues […]

In 1984, I was in graduate school at Vanderbilt. At some point, there was some sort of informal gathering to discuss politics and religion.  I want to say it was held in conjunction with the anniversary of some civil rights […]

I have a pretty terrible memory, which is unfortunate. My children are forever saying to me, “Do you remember when..” and I look at them blankly, shaking my head. I’ve always taken comfort in what Flannery O’Connor said about her […]