Malcolm Ranjith

Letter #36: Silence

March 6, 2013, Wednesday -- Silence Silence, of a sort, has descended over the meeting of the cardinals in the lead-up to the Conclave. The American cardinals today canceled their scheduled press conference at the North American College -- the NAC, as it is called, on the Janiculum Hill just above the Vatican. Cardinal Timothy Dolan [...]

Letter #63, 2010 — Burke’s Talk

Looking at the New Cardinals On Wednesday, October 20, Benedict XVI announced he would create 24 cardinals at a Consistory on November 20, one month from now. Who are some of the men he chose and what are they like? By Robert Moynihan, reporting from Rome (Note: Inside the Vatican magazine will organize a small pilgrimage, limited to 12 [...]