Law

The last step

On the Christian path “there is no place for hatred”: if, as “children”, believers want to “resemble the Father”, they must not be confined to the “letter of the law”, but instead they must live the “commandment of love” each day. Being able “to pray for ones enemies”: that is the “last step” you must climb, [...]

The Book in Europe in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance

"I Fioretti," or "Little Flowers," an anonymous biography of St. Francis of Assisi composed at the end of the 14th century, probably in Tuscany Two splendid exhibitions this spring concern the history of the book in Europe during the Middle Ages and Renaissance and its impact on European and thus world culture: I Libri [...]

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The Supreme Court After Scalia

After his sudden death of February 13 in Texas, Justice Scalia’s Bench Chair is draped in black at the Supreme Court (Franz Jantzen, Collection of the Supreme Court of the United States) With the sudden death of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, a practicing Catholic and a long-time “conservative” member of a Court [...]