The thing is, that’s no great credit to us Catholics. I owe Anglicans like C.S. Lewis, John Donne, Charles Williams and Dorothy L. Sayers a debt I can never repay. The tragedy of the Anglican communion is that there are so many people there of whom the Episcopalian Thing is now utterly unworthy.
In contrast, when I think of the Catholic Church, I’m reminded of a trip I once took to my brother’s house with a carload of teenagers. He lives on a lake, and one fine summer day we went down there to swim. He owns a canoe,...READ MORE