Baruch Dayan Ha’Emet: Andrew Greeley

Andrew Greeley, a priest, sociologist, novelist, public intellectual, lifelong Chicagoan, and all around gadfly, is dead after a long and productive life.

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Names, Property, and Other Things Worth Arguing About

The Vatican and Lima’s archbishop feel that Pontifical Catholic University of Peru (Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú) is not sufficiently Catholic or Pontifical, and the administrators of Pontifical Catholic University of Peru feel that the Church should mind its own damn business. But is that all it’s about?

Miracles, Pious Frauds, and Everyday Religion

What makes a miracle a miracle? If we know that the water at the shrine is New York City tap water, can it still be “the sweetest water you’ve ever tasted”?