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Encounter With Muslims

This is an encouraging personal story by a good friend of SBC, “Aged Parent.”  It appears on his blog here. I had arrived in London in the Spring of... More →

Credo in Resurrectionem Mortuorum et Vitam Aeternam

Now when it was late that same day, the first of the week, and the doors were shut, where the disciples were gathered together, for fear of the Jews,... More →

The Church in Korea, Founded by Sages, Not Missionaries

Of course, the missionaries came soon after the true Faith took root. And, for the Faith to grow, the blood of martyrs provided the nourishment. Sometime in the mid-eighteenth... More →

Media Bias in Coverage of Buffer Zone Ruling

Local media coverage of the United States Supreme Court decision in McCullen v. Coakley — which struck down the 2007 Massachusetts law imposing a thirty-five foot so-called buffer zone... More →

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Patriotism is a great virtue. To be a patriot is to love one’s fatherland. This means that it is to love the land of the people that sired you. Patriotism is a natural overflow of the virtue of piety — that is, the virtue of the home. As piety would have us rendering what is due in justice to... More →

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Did You Know?  Catholic Trivia

The Boston Pilot’s Great Fenian Editor John Boyle O’Reilly

One of the earliest and most popular editors of the Catholic newspaper, The Boston Pilot, was an escaped “convict.” John Boyle O’Reilly (1844-90) was unjustly sentenced in 1867, by the English, to twenty-three years of penal servitude in Australia for his anti-British activism as a member of the Irish Fenians. He escaped the captivity... More →


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