Originally Published in the National Post Thursday, October 26, 2006
The good news for hockey fans in Pittsburgh came last week not from the hockey team, but from the Pittsburgh Gaming Task Force.
Originally Published in the National Post on Thursday, October 19, 2006
In a city where the university is 40 years old and many residents live in identikit houses built the day before yesterday, there are not many truly historic homes. Calgary managed to save one of them this past week, when the future of “Hart House,” quondam home of the first family of professional wrestling, was secured by a new development plan.
Originally Published in the National Post on Thursday, October 12, 2006
Two of the world’s most famous clergymen marked birthdays this past week â€“ Archbishop Desmond Tutu turned 75 on Saturday, and the Reverend Jesse Jackson turned 65 the day after.
Originally Published in the National Post on Thursday, October 05, 2006.
One expects that the auto-parts heiress from Aurora, Ont., does not need defending by the country pastor from Wolfe Island, but given that everyone seems to have had their say, I hereby offer my two bits.
Benedict XVI on Faith, Reason, Violence and Religion.
2nd October 2006
Newman House Series on Ethics and Public Life
Does Islam need the pope? The question is curious, I concede. Islam has its own method of interpreting divine revelation, and the visible head of the Roman Catholic Church has no role in that. Yet I believe that this particular pope, Benedict XVI, has something important to offer Islam, something which, in fact, Islam needs at this moment in history.