In 1867, Matthew Arnold wrote "Dover Beach", a haunting poem evoking the "melancholy, long, withdrawing roar" of the Sea of Faith. As a boomer who finished Catholic elementary school in 1964 and then watched my Church falter, I've found the roar all too audible. So here I wait, listening for the whispers of that Sea's invincible return.
Wednesday, April 18, 2007
Ammunition for a different battle
CWN's Diogenes provided a link today to this splendid bibliography of articles relating to the question the press loves to dwell on: did Pope Pius XII do enough to help the Jews before and during World War II?