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Chaput’s Unconvincing Critics

From Web Exclusives

Considering the subtitle of Michael Sean Winters’ attack upon the newly selected Archbishop of Philadelphia, Charles Chaput, to wit, “The problem with Culture Warrior Bishops,” one is tempted to remark that the “trouble” is that there are far too few of them. But that would be to accept Winters’ misleading and unhelpful characterization of the issue, and that would be a mistake. It is difficult to imagine a time when Catholic teaching was as challenged as it is now… . Continue Reading »

Christmas in Sudan

From the May 1999 Print Edition

I spent last Christmas in Sudan. As readers of this magazine know (see Paul H. Liben, “Murder in the Sudan,” August/September 1995, and Joseph R. Gregory, “African Slavery 1996,” May 1996), Sudan is a land of murder, slavery, and man-made famine, a land where a brutal and tyrannical . . . . Continue Reading »