Daily Archives: 28 April 2006

Iraq: Now What?

I generally don’t blog about politics, but I was struck by a blunt and difficult question Peter Nixon has asked on the Commonweal blog about Iraq: “Now what?” With his characteristic honesty, Peter admitted his own ambivalent feelings regarding an … Continue reading

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Sunday Afternoon With Titan

  The Cassini probe prepares for a close encounterwith the moon Titan this weekend. The target is a region called Xanadu. Scientists won’t find either Kubla Khan or Olivia Newton-John there. But they’re not quite sure just what they will … Continue reading

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Gaudium et Spes 48

The document continues its treament of marriage and family issues, first by reinforcing the principle that marriage is a permanent covenant: The intimate partnership of married life and love has been established by the Creator and qualified by His laws, … Continue reading

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