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‘Catholics’ Who Serve Planned Parenthood in the Massachusetts House of Representatives

Amid the gruesome revelations of the ghoulish practices by Planned Parenthood—the country’s worst perpetrator of abortions—came the news that the local political arm of this organized crime network, the... More →

Catholic Laymen Speak Up in Defense of a Persecuted Swiss Bishop

On August 10, as reported (, a Swiss umbrella organization of homosexuals, Pink Cross, has sued Bishop Vitus Huonder for defending the Catholic Church’s traditional teaching on homosexuality. Bishop... More →

Bella Mercedes (May 14, 2013 – August 5, 2013)

O Beauty’s mercy, Mercy’s beauty sweet, A ray of light from God our Father’s dawn: So brief your stay, so soon was your retreat; O Bella! O Mercedes! Now... More →

Father Paul Trinchard, RIP

We have just learned that Father Paul Trinchard, of New Orleans, died on Saturday night or Sunday morning last following emergency surgery due to colon cancer. That cancer had... More →

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Preparing myself for the regular Tuesday night meeting of Mike Church’s philosophy discussion group, I attentively read (and then twice reread) a passage in Brother Francis’ Logic Notes that he called “Truth and its enemies.” It is a wonderful elucidation of the importance of the study of logic and of the fatuous nature of modernist objections to the authentic “art... More →

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Did You Know?  Catholic Trivia

The Word Assassin comes from an Islamic Religious-Political Group

The term assassin, one who murders by treacherous violence, comes to us from the Latin assassinus, which was transliterated from the Arabic hashshashin. From the tenth through the thirteenth centuries, “the Assassins” were the Islamic sect in power from Iran to Syria, thanks to their bloody methods. They received their name because they considered... More →


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