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This Insights eNewsletter was sent to subscribers on March 25, 2014.

eNewsletter Subject: Writing Wrong, and New Life

There I was, all dressed up to do a review of the 2012 Proceedings of the Fellowship of Catholic Scholars, an instructive collection entitled Religious Liberty, which I just received in the mail. So I was, in effect, writing up the growing number of conflicts between Catholics and modern political authority.

What a pity, then, that as I began to post the piece, I found the volume is not available to non-members. Naturally I tried to turn this into a more generally instructive essay: The Clash of Law: Parsing the Modern War against Catholics, Catholicism and the Church.

Something else that really caught my attention early this week was Phil Lawler's (apparently) curmudgeonly comments in City Gates: An Italian nun is a singing sensation, and I don't care. Since I'm supposed to be the resident curmudgeon, I took him to task in The Singing Nun.

Phil also has a little Fun with statistics—as presented by the Jesuits and the National Coalition of American Nuns....

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