Edward Short is the author of several acclaimed books on St. John Henry Cardinal Newman, as well as Adventures in the Book Pages: Essays and Reviews. He has just edited an anthology of poetry entitled The Saint Mary’s Anthology of  Christian Verse for schools, colleges, and that elusive customer, the general reader, which Gracewing will be publishing in the Fall.

Abortion, the Hunger for Heaven and Thomas Hardy

Whenever we think of the forces arrayed against the pro-life cause—and they can sometimes seem rather formidable, especially when we take into account that they include what St. John Henry Cardinal Newman nicely referred to as the “aboriginal calamity” of original sin—we must...
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