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Whither Walker Percy?

Today is the twentieth anniversary of Walker Percy’s death. He died at home in Covington, Louisiana on May 10, 1990 following a two-year bout with prostate cancer. He left us six novels and two works of nonfiction, as well as numerous essays … Continue Reading »

Next Acts in the Legionary Drama

Over the past year, members and friends of the Legionaries of Christ and its affiliated lay movement, Regnum Christi, have worked hard in trying to “save what can be saved” from the wreckage created by revelations that the founder of these communities, Fr. Marcial Maciel Degollado, lived a vicious and duplicitous life of moral turpitude for decades … Continue Reading »

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Readers of First Things now have new ways to access online articles. As always, print subscribers get free access to the latest issue, as well as twenty years worth of articles, reviews, poetry, and more from our archive of previous issues… . Continue Reading »



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