It’s a “private issue,” right?

Just when I was in love with opinion columnists, this had to go and happen: Chicago Sun-Times columnist and editorial board member Neil Steinberg was arrested at his home late Wednesday and charged with striking his wife during an argument. (…) “We hope for the best for Neil and his family,” said Sun-Times Editor John […] more

At the Vatican, Exceptions Make the Rule

An interesting take on the Vatican through the lens of Italian law. Although this is a difficult point for many Anglo-Saxons to grasp, when the Vatican makes statements like “no gays in the priesthood,” it doesn’t actually mean “no gays in the priesthood.” It means, “As a general rule, this is not a good idea, […] more