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The Springtime of John Paul II

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In his celebrated Christian allegory The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe , C.S. Lewis represents evil’s hold on the world with the image of an enduring winter—Narnia under the power of the White Witch, who makes it “always winter and never Christmas.” According to prophecies, the coming of . . . . Continue Reading »

Seasoned Fare

From the February 1998 Print Edition

Salt of the Earth: The Church at the End of the Century By Joseph Ratzinger. An Interview with Peter Seewald Ignatius Press. 301 pp. $12.95 What does the Pope read when confined to bed? During his stint in the Gemelli hospital last year, John Paul II’s bedside book was Salt of the Earth , by . . . . Continue Reading »