It doesn't sound good. I know Novak converted from Judaism to Catholicism a while ago. Hope his faith gives him solace.
Sun-Times political columnist Robert Novak retires
Robert Novak has announced his immediate retirement following the diagnosis of a brain tumor, a prognosis the Sun-Times' political columnist describes as "dire."
"The details are being worked out with the doctors this week, but the tentative plan is for radiation and chemotherapy," Novak said.