"He instinctively can find the shining greatness of our American culture and does a good job of highlighting it (although he also does have those rare lapses when he writes about hockey, but that is something caused by impurities in the Eastern waters or something)." Erik Keilholtz
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That's why the recently-completed renovation of St. Jude's in Westlake Village, Calif., respected the church's lecture-hall feel. Cardinal Mahony in this picture taken at the rededication ceremony seems to be lacking only chalkboard and pointer. "The altar," he says, "is the main reason why we build a church." As a handy place for the overhead projector?
I know, I know, picking on The Tidings is shooting fish in a barrel. But it is hard to resist when it insists on running pieces like this op-ed drawing on the Seventh Commandment to make the case for slavery reparations.