An Italian author who was once tried and acquitted by a Vatican court for publishing leaked documents is claiming in a new book that decades of mismanagement, shady deals and decreasing donations will leave the Vatican no choice but to default.
Dana Gioia, former senior vice president of General Foods, brings together many of his thoughts about art, culture and Catholicism in a handsome volume of previously published essays, interviews and meditations.
This excellent book tells the story of Rabbi Marc Tanenbaum, who certainly lived up to the title, and narrates Jewish-Christian relations during his tenure with the Synagogue Council of America and the American Jewish Committee.
The New York Mets’ improbable World Series championship in 1969 can inspire the Catholic Church to a new era of evangelization, Bishop John O. Barres of Rockville Center wrote in a new pastoral letter.
In Charles Camosy’s new book, “Resisting Throwaway Culture: How a Consistent Life Ethic Can Unite a Fractured People,” Camosy argues that the church is uniquely positioned to challenge a culture that has lost its moral bearings.