Who are the American Catholic Intellectuals?

Back in March, writing for his "In Ages Past" column, Pat McNamara filed an informative piece on Orestes Brownson, a name that left many scratching their heads and wondering, "whozat?"In 1937, New York City police investigated a vandalism case on West 104th Street and Riverside Drive, where teenagers had toppled and defaced a statue dedicated to Orestes A. Brownson (1803-1876). After extensive investigation, police couldn't find anyone that knew who Brownson was.It turned out that he had a … [Read more...]