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Politics and Society

Christendom no longer exists, but, nevertheless, Catholics must be active members of their respective societies and agents of justice in a world bereft of moral values. We must know history, not merely current events. European history, after the conversion of the nations, was the history of the Church. This history is certainly important to know. But, as Americans, we cannot afford to be ignorant of our own history. The virtue of patriotism, which is actually a natural manifestation of the supernatural gift of piety, demands that we have an appreciation for whatever is good in the history of this land of ours, not just after 1776, but since events were recorded here. The virtue of patriotism also obligates us to recognize the sins of our nation. “My country right or wrong,” is an evil axiom that changes patriotism into self-adulating nationalism.

As Catholics, we ought to be justly concerned about world events, especially about the persecution of the Church that is going on in other countries. Advantage ought to be taken of the many good Catholic outlets of information that are available today. Our website is a good source of the news that counts. From our religious perspective, we are able to bypass the useless information and disinformation that fills the major media, and provide the news that affects our lives as members of the Church militant. If it doesn’t help anyone sub specie aeternitatis (under the aspect of eternity) we don’t post it.

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The Crusades: Just Wars?

[How and when to listen to my show, ‘Reconquest.’ Also: Listen to past episodes.] A typical catalogue of the supposed historical crimes of the Catholic Church — or of Western men in general — would include the Crusades and the Spanish Inquisition. Just as the latter has its received history, known as the Black Legend, that provides the modern “thinking man” with his talking points, … More →

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The Crime that Led to U.S. Defeat in Vietnam

The majority of today’s Americans aren’t old enough to have an adult memory of the Vietnam War from its beginning in the 1960s to the Communists’ victory in 1975. However, most everybody is aware, even if it has never been and never will be officially acknowledged, that it was in Vietnam that the U.S. met its first defeat in a foreign war. Why were we … More →

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Roberto de Mattei on Liberal Westerners Not Getting the Paris Massacres

Professor de Mattei condemns the foolish maneuvers of liberal Western powers (the U.S., France, etc.) in causing the Paris massacres of 13 November, 2015. Included in the historian’s denunciation are both the domestic idiocy of liberalism (embodied in the diabolical trinity of liberté, egalité, fraternité) and the foreign policy idiocy of supporting jihadists in a “democratic revolution” against Arab/Muslim leaders the West does not like. The liberal mind either does … More →

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Catholic Author Exposes Bigotry of The Boston Globe

The Hollywood formula film Spotlight, which celebrates The Boston Globe for its campaign to bring down the Catholic Church by revealing that hundreds of minors in the Archdiocese of Boston were molested by perverted priests—who are always carefully described as pedophiles and sexual abusers, rather than what they actually were, homosexual predators—opened today in Boston and throughout the nation. Predictably, the intrepid reporters of Morrissey … More →

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Leo McKinstry: ‘Mass Immigration Is on the Verge of Destroying Europe’

Says the British journalist and author, “SEVERAL millennia were required to build European civilisation but its impending destruction has been the work of just a few years, carried out by a cadre of irresponsible, unpatriotic and deluded politicians led by German Chancellor Angela Merkel.” His words ought to be pondered. But a weakness can be seen in his thinking: As the social revolution accelerates traditional … More →

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Forty Years After Franco’s Death

A young American male traveling in Spain in the early 1960s, as I was and did, would notice that women did not sunbathe topless on the country’s beaches the way many did on the French Riviera. There weren’t even any bikinis. An American who lived in the country explained to me that the body-covering one-piece swimsuits I saw everywhere were “required.” I was also told … More →

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Planned Parenthood Abortionist Strives for Intact Heads

AUSTIN, Oct. 27 (Center for Medical Progress) — The eleventh video release from The Center for Medical Progress in the ongoing Planned Parenthood baby parts scandal shows the abortion doctor for Planned Parenthood in Austin, TX, Dr. Amna Dermish, describing a partial-birth abortion procedure to terminate living, late-term fetuses which she hopes will yield intact fetal heads for brain harvesting. Dr. Dermish admits she was … More →

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A Diabolical Harvest

Video-tapes released by The Center for Medical Progress, an anti-abortion non-profit group, caught Planned Parenthood with their hands in the cookie jar. The tapes clearly and blatantly revealed that Planned Parenthood not only performed abortions, but they also “harvested” and sold the fetal body parts to those who would use these for experimental and medical purposes. Abortion has been legalized for over four decades. While … More →

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Help Fight Publicly Funded Abortion in Massachusetts!

Pro-life Attorney Thomas M.  Harvey—a valiant and eloquent defender of the unborn, and a longtime friend and supporter of the Catholic Action League—is trying to put an end to taxpayer funded abortions in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.  Since the 1981 Supreme Judicial Court decision in Moe v. Hanley, Massachusetts has had an even more expansive right to child murder than the rest of the United States. There is … More →

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Top Planned Parenthood Exec Agrees Baby Parts Sales ‘A Valid Exchange,’ Some Clinics ‘Generate a Fair Amount of Income Doing This’

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 15 (The Center for Medical Progress) — The fourth episode in a new documentary web series and 10th video by The Center for Medical Progress features several top-level Planned Parenthood executives discussing the organization’s secretive practices around aborted fetal parts harvesting. The video includes comments from Deborah VanDerhei, the National Director of the organization’s Consortium of Abortion Providers, describing the harvesting of fetal body … More →

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Crisis: Where Will the Synod Lead Us? presents “Crisis. Where will the synod lead us to?” – a documentary film on the dramatical situation of the Catholic Church in the eve of the final session of the synod. Is holy matrimony really endangered? German bishops will succeed in changing the Catholic Church? Who have the highest authority? In film produced by Father Skarga Society appeared cardinal Raymond Burke, archbishop Jan Paweł … More →

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Selwyn Duke: Liberalism Created the WDBJ Killer

Over at, Selwyn Duke well describes the causality behind the formation of Vester Lee, that narcissistic professional victim that vented his rage at innocent people through the muzzle of a Glock. Liberals will call for laws and government programs to fix this, not realizing that their favorite cures (legislation, technology, expensive Nanny-State programs, etc.) do not fix moral problems, which is what we have here in … More →

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Thoughts on Upcoming and Past Events

Perhaps you have noticed how some persons (not you and I, of course) project their besetting sins and failings onto others. A man who seduces other men’s wives will keep his own wife under veritable lock and key. A snoop is sure others are snooping on him. The larcenous man fears theft. Christians who make little or no effort to live up to the moral … More →

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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 Planned Parenthood Advocacy Fund of Massachusetts, keeps a list of “Champions” and “Allies” who serve the interests of the abortion industry in the Massachusetts General Court. In the first part of our analysis, released on July … More →

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C. J. Doyle’s Remarks at the National Day Of Protest Rally In Boston: August 22, 2015

This is really a wonderful turnout. It looks like we have more than 250 people here today. God bless all of you, and you are certainly to commended for showing up on this Saturday in August. Well, the mask has been torn away with these videos. The veneer has been shattered, irretrievably. The seemingly impenetrable, carefully constructed facade of public respectability of Planned Parenthood has cracked and … More →

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