But instead of hurting others, authorities say, 18-year-old Sol Pais killed herself.
If there’s hope for the dead, then there’s hope for the living. But like the colonists who fought the oppression of the king, we the living can achieve our hopes only if we have freedom. And that requires a government that protects freedom, not one that assaults it.
The fire of Notre Dame, gutting the cathedral in Holy Week, the people singing hymns outside and Macron vowing to rebuild, all of it may waken France to what was, and what is, and what could be.