Anachronistic Art

The calendar on our refrigerator, which I got from Holy Cross Chapel, has a different work of art for each month. For March, it is “The Communion of the Apostles,” by Justus of Ghent. Jesus stands before the table with a paten in his hand, bearing small hosts, and he places one on the tongue…

A Meaningless Victory

If you lock up a man for five years without charges, subject him to what you may claim is not torture but what everyone else in the world calls torture, should you be celebrating his guilty plea?