Evelyn Waugh and keeping one’s head Admin Wednesday, October 1, 2014 Seventy-four years ago this week, the great English novelist Graham Greene became a Catholic. He converted because he believed it was either the Church or chaos. © 2023 The Catholic Thing. All rights reserved. For reprint rights, write to: [email protected] The Catholic Thing is a forum for intelligent Catholic commentary. Opinions expressed by writers are solely their own.