MY COUSIN THE SAINT
A Search for Faith, Family, and Miracles
by Justin Calanoso

Posts Tagged ‘“The New York Times”’

Everything is free now

Thursday, March 5th, 2009

A bleak, all-too-true, commentary on the sorry prospects for serious writers and journalists written by a good friend, Frank Wilkinson, in The Week, here.

Responding to an uproar

Thursday, January 29th, 2009

The New York Times reports: “ROME — Pope Benedict XVI on Wednesday addressed for the first time the uproar over his decision to rehabilitate a Holocaust-denying bishop, expressing solidarity with Jews and strongly condemning Holocaust denial.” The whole story is here.

UPDATE: Now this. Probably not going to make anything better. Couldn’t this whole thing have been avoided?

NY Times: Liberal Catholics argue from within the church

Saturday, October 4th, 2008

The Times reports today: “In a departure from previous elections, Democrats and liberal Catholic groups are waging a fight within the church, arguing that the Democratic Party better reflects the full spectrum of church teachings.” Read the whole story here

George W. Bush and Benign Neglect

Saturday, June 14th, 2008

Nothing here about saints or miracles or things Italian. Just a powerful and thoughtful argument on race and politics posed by New York Times blogger Francis Wilkinson, a good friend.

Cover artist

Friday, June 6th, 2008

Marc Burkhardt
Texas illustrator Marc Burkhardt, whose work has graced such publications as Rolling Stone, Time, the New York Times, the Atlantic and National Geographic, discusses the path his portrait of Padre Gaetano Catanoso took to the cover of My Cousin the Saint.