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A Sick and Satanic US War Against Catholic Mexicans: Polk’s 1846 Massacres

I posted this in the Column section in the hope that more people would read it. Just a bit more information as a side bar: The Spanish flag has... More →

‘No, We Cannot,’ Enough Said to the Homosexual Activists

I do not understand why morally upright “Christians” who have to deal with the homosexual agenda in their businesses should always apologize for their convictions. They say things like,... More →

Curious Carthusian News

Readers may recall that, a little over two years ago, we reported that… The new Prior General of the Carthusians, Dom François Marie Velut, O. Carth., was once known... More →

Comment Moderation Note: ‘Hell’

Some readers recently commented on a posting regarding the tragic case of Brittany Maynard. The word “hell,” which appeared in several of the comments, flagged off our moderation system... More →

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adrem-238_Ad-Rem-Ad The Paramagisterium

The Catholic Church is infallible. Her infallibility is supremely invested in the Roman Pontiff, but is also exercised by the college of bishops, when they universally teach the same doctrine with and under the pope. Not only books, but libraries of books have been written to explain the truths expressed in those two sentences, there being myriad complexities surrounding an issue that... More →

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The Wreck of the Deutschland

The great Catholic priest, convert, and poet, Gerard Manley Hopkins, S.J., was so affected by the sinking, in 1875, of a German ship, the Deutschland, in a storm off the coast of Bremen, and the heroism of five Franciscan sisters on board who died in the tragedy, that he wrote what he considered his... More →

 

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