February 17, 2020
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From “Bronx Cheer” to Rousing “Bravo”

The “Bronx cheer,” as every New Yorker knows, is made by placing the tongue between the lips and blowing in rude fashion to signal derision toward something or someone. “Bravo” needs no explanation. Not long ago Cardinal Dolan’s pronouncements on...

Understanding Democrats’ Loyalty

The loyalty of Democrats to their party is both fascinating and puzzling. Their elected officials can allow cities to sink deeper into poverty and lawlessness—think Chicago and Detroit—radically change their viewpoints on major issues—think abortion...

Cardinal Dolan’s Discernment Deficit

Cardinal Timothy Dolan is America’s “most important churchman,” according to Newsweek. The magazine based that assessment on his position as Archbishop of the largest city with the most influential media in the country, and on his one-time...

Cardinal Dolan’s Unfortunate Lapse

Cardinal Dolan’s book, True Freedom, is available from Amazon. Actually, it’s not a book but an essay, followed by an excerpt from journalist John L. Allen Jr.’s book about the Cardinal, A People of Hope, together totaling 37 pages. The Allen...