The Word Among Us

August 2007 Issue

A Post-Revolution Revolutionary

Henri Lacordaires efforts to bring the gospel back to France

By: Leo Zanchettin

What would happen if a country’s medical schools were suddenly shut down and forbidden to reopen? No new doctors would be in training to take the place of those who retired. Medical research for aids, cancer, diabetes, and other diseases would come to a dead stop.

And who would diagnose ailments, perform surgeries, staff emergency rooms? Closing down just this one vital segment of society would have...

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