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Your article "Destroying West Virginia" (Onleilove Alston, June 2010) tore at me.
It is encouraging to hear how the new generation is approaching religion (“Making Their Mark,” June 2008). They seem to want authentic religious experience and service.
A Priesthood of Service
[Regarding "Rocking the Boat," by Rose Marie Berger, March 2007] I have no calling to the priesthood, but I know some women who certainly seem to.
Do As I Do, Not As I Say
As a Catholic voter, I avidly read the articles about the Catholic vote (“Who Owns the ‘Catholic Vote’?” by Maurice Timothy Reidy, and “A Thorn in Both Their Sides,&rd
I loved the cover of the February issue with the African children playing and pumping water (“Fighting Global Poverty: What Works,” by Stephen Smith). They looked so happy and well.
Public vs. Private Schools?
I was afraid to read David Batstones column ("School Without a Prayer," January 2005) - more public school bashing, I thought; more of "prayer in the schools" issues. His article certainly pointed out some problems, but they were more about lack of challenge to his gifted children than about "absence of moral education."