Manhattan Diaryby Cahir O'Doherty
- Forging a bond with my father during an idyllic trip to Donegal
- JFK and the Sacred Heart were the twin pillars of life in Donegal
- The War on Thanksgiving
- Honor our Irish American forefathers by maintaining the ailing US infrastructure
- In the aftermath of suicide, a long walk through a strange country
Well, in fact, you can. But let’s look the other way for old times sake.
For decades now many observant Catholics have longed for the inclusion of their gay family members in the life of the Catholic Church.
Right wing politicians like to talk about the rich as the nation’s job and wealth creators, but the truth is that the rich generally invest or save what they make, often in offshore investments and savings at that.
In fact the rich actually spend too little to actually power the nation’s economy in the way that the politicians (employed by them) like to say they do.
Nothing can be harder to see clearly than the things you look at every day, all the familiar things the surround you. It's because we tend to filter them out in the middle of our busy day.
Places, things, even people can begin to fade into the wider landscape. We decide that they're dependable and we can stop really seeing them at all.