Amy Welborn

Handling the Situation


Before Pope Benedict XVI’s arrival in the United States, many hoped he would address the clergy sexual abuse scandal, but no one could know for certain if he would. The doubters pointed to the fact that he had been invited to make Boston — epicenter of the 2002 revelations — a part of the itinerary, […]

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Kook Bestseller


Opinion writers know all about letters. We know, for example, that most of the letters we receive from readers will be negative. You quickly learn not to take it personally, and recognize that the same burst of energy that inspires a column when you’re annoyed courses through the reading public as well. Paid pontificators also […]

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