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From the Archives: Chateaubriand in America

When François-René, vicomte de Chateaubriand, pioneer of the Romantic literary movement, future member of the Académie française, and steadfast defender of the Catholic Church, visited America in 1792, he wrote of the stunning beauty of the Hudson Valley, the tribal customs of the Native Americans, and an inspirational, heartfelt meeting with George Washington outside Philadelphia. …

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“To Be One With the People”

On May 29, 2017—Memorial Day—the Most Reverend Timothy Broglio, JCD, archbishop for the Military Services, announced that the United States Armed Forces might soon have a patron saint. After a four-year inquiry, the archdiocese had formally submitted Father Vincent Capodanno’s cause for sainthood to the Vatican. In Queens, New York, Father Mark Bristol ’11 couldn’t…