Courage in The Lord of the Rings

BY DAVID MILLS The following is adapted from a speech delivered at the Portsmouth Institute’s 2016 Summer Conference, “Christian Courage in a Secular Age.” Lead sponsors for the conference and this publication include the Raskob Foundation for Catholic Activities, Drs. Timothy and Luba Flanigan, Mr.  Peter Ferry, Mr. Javier Valeunzuela and

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Portsmouth Institute’s 2015 Summer Conference Prepares Catholics for Pope’s Visit to America

Image: His Eminence Cardinal Seán Patrick O’Malley addresses the audience gathered for the Portsmouth Institute’s 2015 Summer Conference. O’Malley is one of Pope Francis’s closest advisers. More than two years into his papacy, Pope Francis continues to draw headlines for his provocative statements and populist appeal. This past June, guests

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