John M. Templeton Jr., Philanthropist Devoted to Science and Religion, Dies at 75
Jack Templeton’s death was kept quiet for two days, to leave the focus on this year’s Templeton Prize winner, Jean Vanier.

In Thomas Merton, Conference Panelists See a Model for Racial Justice and Healing
Thomas Merton’s 100th birthday this year inspired many new books and a number events and conferences celebrating his life and thought, still timely today.

Richard John Neuhaus, Warts and All
Richard John Neuhaus moved from left to right and from Lutheran pastor to Catholic priest over a long and controversial career.