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Poland's Moment

April 2, the eighteenth anniversary of John Paul II’s death, was a cold, rainy day in Poland. Yet upwards of 50,000 Poles descended upon Warsaw in a march defending St. John Paul II against slander.  Continue Reading »

The Lure of Orwell

I am struck by the everyday misery and uncertainty and sheer muddle that George Orwell endured, along with his quotidian joys and satisfactions; particularly when juxtaposed with today's handwringing.  Continue Reading »



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