John Allen writes in today’s Word from Rome: On May 27, Cardinal Bernard Law, the former archbishop of Boston who resigned over his handling of sex abuse allegations, was named Archpriest of the Basilica of St. Mary Major in Rome. The nomination means that Law, 72, will now reside and work in Rome. I reported… Continue reading
And this man—who apparently has so much disdain for the nature of the American people—wanted to be elected to lead it? The Boston Herald on Al Gore.
The Boston Globe’s hard-hitting OpEd columnist Jeff Jacoby apparently hit too hard today with his tough piece lambasting Mass. Sen. Edward M. Kennedy for his “anti-American slander” speech in the Senate two weeks ago. The Globe buried Jacoby’s excellent column with a two-line notation in the print edition that it could be found on the… Continue reading
This would be cool: “Industry analysts have speculated that Apple might ultimately broaden the uses for an iPod beyond playing music, such as for watching movies. Already, third-party providers sell accessories that let iPod users transfer pictures from digital cameras to the iPod and use it as a voice recorder.”
Amy Welborn does a job on the…er, “evolution” of Dan Brown’s vaunted “factual basis” for the Da Vinci Code.