Links for 07/08/16

At Commonweal, Patrick Whelan reviews Scott Simon's memoir of his mother.

Here at NCR, and in line with my post this morning, Tom Gallagher on Archbishop Cupich's recourse to mediation as a means of resolving sex abuse claims at his prior posting in Spokane.

From the National Review, and in the category "well, at least the photograph is nice," Kathryn Jean Lopez interviews George Weigel about the forthcoming World Youth Day. His description of marriage is so antiseptic, it is to weep.

At the University of Notre Dame, a very important speech by Father Jenkins on building relationships with the Church of Latin America, as he announces the university is opening an office in Mexico City. I will have more on this next week.  

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