Author: Jana Bennett

Diplomacy, Vatican Style

I’m liking what the Catholic News Service is dishing out today regarding the Vatican’s diplomatic corps: If the outside world imagines Vatican diplomacy as Machiavellian realpolitik, the pope sees it differently. The...

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The Practice of Wearing Clothes

The Guardian yesterday had an article about dress codes in Iran. In the summer, it seems, women seek cooler clothing than their hijab permits, and men gravitate toward shorts. All of these are banned clothing, which has led Iran...

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