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(Catholic Telegraph) Washington won’t be business as usual after papal visit, local delegation predicts

My article “Washington won’t be business as usual after papal visit, local delegation predicts” appears in the Cincinnati Catholic Telegraph. Here’s the lede: Washington, D.C. — Two months ago, Benjamin Garcia, a Chilean native studying to become a priest at Catholic University of America, learned he’d play a role in Pope Francis’ Sept. 23 canonization […]

(Catholic Telegraph) Ohioans can take pride in papal visit to Washington

My preview of the papal visit to Washington, titled “Ohioans can take pride in papal visit to Washington,” appears in the Catholic Telegraph (Cincinnati). Here’s a selection: In an exclusive statement, [House Speaker John] Boehner told The Catholic Telegraph that the papal visit carries special significance to him. “Anytime you have a pope come to […]

Pope’s favorite painting returns to Chicago after seven-month exile

… Under newly consistent light and amid the slick renovation, Chagall’s Jesus wears a sort of turban on his head, and instead of a loincloth he dons a Jewish prayer shawl, or a tallit. Surrounding the central crucifixion scene, a synagogue burns to the right, rabbis fly in the air above (where one might expect […]

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    NMAAHC "The Imitation Game: Are museums being clear enough with the public about what’s real and what’s fake?" Washington Post Magazine. March 3, 2019.

    Bobby Fischer gravestone "Searching for Fischer’s Legacy." Chess Life magazine. March 2018. (PDF file).

    Jules Olitski star "A Memorial That Knows Its Biblical History." Wall St. Journal. Sept. 22, 2017.

    CIA art collection "Infiltrating the CIA’s Secret Art Collection." Playboy. Jan./Feb. 2017.
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