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Mary Beth Bonacci
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A few weeks before Father’s Day, the world lost one of its great fathers. I first met Daniel Sullivan through my friend Anne, the seventh of his eight children. She and I were taking a road trip … more
Here’s a sentence I never thought I’d write: “The President of the United States has announced that, in order to continue receiving federal funds, all public schools must allow boys into the … more
How did we ever live without Netflix? I work out on my treadmill in the mornings. And now, thanks to the the iPad and the wonders of online entertainment streaming, I can binge-watch TV shows … more
I saw a one of those celebrity magazines at the drugstore the other day. The headline read: “The 22 women Brando loved and destroyed.” I looked at it and thought, “This nation needs a … more
I am convinced that the whole church — that has much need to receive mercy because we are sinners — will find in this jubilee the joy to rediscover and render fruitful the mercy of God, with … more
I find myself in the somewhat uncomfortable position of actually agreeing with Germaine Greer. Greer, for the uninitiated, is a “second wave” liberation feminist who rose to prominence in the … more
A few years ago we had this pope. He was very popular. First pope to travel a lot. Huge crowds everywhere he went. He wrote extensively on marriage, family and human sexuality. His writings, his … more
I realize that, in polite society, it is considered hyperbolic and disrespectful and just downright bad form to compare any of our current social evils to the atrocities of Nazi Germany. Whatever … more
It has happened more than once. A friend comes to me, looking nervous, with something important to discuss. Sometimes he hems and haws. Sometimes he just blurts it out. He’s gay. He’s same-sex … more
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