Last night, some of us had a really beautiful night with The Human Life Review, honoring Helen Alvare and our very own Rich Lowry. Subscribers to my (free) newsletter will get my introductory remarks tomorrow morning (which was a speech in itself reflecting on Rich and NR on the dignity of unborn life). (You can subscribe here.) I’ll have more to say next week about the night. This for now:
— Kathryn Jean Lopez (@kathrynlopez) October 11, 2019
If you’re reading this Friday afternoon in the NYC area, there is still time to join NRI at the Sheen Center with Tim Carney talking about how we can help Americans flourish (his book, Alienated America, tonight at 7 p.m. Details here).
— Nadine Maenza (@nadinemaenza) October 11, 2019
2. A story of a family made from foster care
5. Cardinal Newman’s canonization Mass is Sunday and here’s some backstory on how this day came to be: A Chicago mother’s miracle baby and the making of a saint
Fruitless to debate the specifics of Beto’s proposal to tax conservative churches when it’s just Overton Window shifting for a “reasonable” liberalism’s campaign against Catholic hospitals via the Warren administration’s HHS.
— Ross Douthat (@DouthatNYT) October 11, 2019
I can testify that WFB had a deep love for Rush.
PLUS: A kind review of A Year with the Mystics.