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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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BC Called out (Again) for Honoring Pro-Abort Gov. Dannel Malloy

The Catholic Action League of Massachusetts today criticized Jesuit administered Boston College Law School for presenting Connecticut Governor Dannel P. Malloy as the school’s 2014 Commencement speaker. Commencement Exercises were held this morning at Conte Forum, on BC’s Chestnut Hill campus. Dannel Malloy is a supporter of legal abortion, same sex marriage, transgendered rights, taxpayer funding of Planned Parenthood, and the HHS mandate requiring employers, including … More →


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Alex Jones on the Harvard Black Mass Episode

When we were praying our Rosary of reparation in front of Harvard’s Memorial Hall, where the Black Mass was to have taken place, there was a reporter who works for InfoWars covering the event. After our prayers were done, he interviewed several of us. Yours truly was among those interviewed, as was Joe Doyle. For the record, Alex Jones inaccurately stated that the event was called off … More →

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Boston College Honors John Kerry, Enemy of Christ the King

It’s time for graduation ceremonies. You know what that means: Bring out the caps, gowns, cake, bubbly, and a troupe of scandalously dissenting ersatz Catholic speakers and doctores dishonoris causa at nominally Catholic institutions across the land. This year, according to the Cardinal Newman Society, “at least 20 Catholic colleges and universities … are hosting scandalous speakers and honorees at commencement ceremonies.” What follows is a statement from the Catholic … More →


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Catholic Action League Reacts to Cancellation of Harvard’s Black Mass

Less than three hours before the infamy was to occur, a Black Mass scheduled for Monday evening in Harvard University’s Memorial Hall was unexpectedly cancelled. The obscene, demonic ritual was to be conducted by the New York based Satanic Temple, under the auspices of the Cultural Studies Club of the Harvard Extension School. After days of evading responsibility for this abomination with disingenuous claims of … More →

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Catholic Action League Condemns Harvard for Allowing Black Mass

The Catholic Action League of Massachusetts today condemned Harvard University for allowing a student group to have a Black Mass performed on campus. The New York based Satanic Temple, under the sponsorship of the Cultural Studies Club of the Harvard Extension School, will conduct the rite on Monday evening, May 12th, in the university’s Memorial Hall. In a statement, the Extension School characterized the Black Mass as “part … More →

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Are There Catholic Clergy Speaking Like This? I’d Like to Know.

Dr. James Dobson, of Focus on the Family and Family Talk Radio, spoke at the National Prayer Breakfast. In his talk, he referred to Barak Obama as the “Abortion president.” He also challenged the President directly with the words “Come and get me … I will not yield to your wicked regulations…”. See the video below and more coverage at WorldNetDaily. Dobson says a lot of good … More →


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Homofascism

Progressivists love to paint anything they disagree with as some form of “fascism.” Most often, the thing has nothing to do with fascism, but that matters not to the liberal rhetorician. Michael Voris plays of this rhetoric here: (ChurchMilitant.tv) Grab a pen and write the word down as quickly as you can and start using it everywhere — the word is… homofascism. A working definition you … More →


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U.S., E.U., Block ‘Sexual Fidelity’ as AIDS-Fighting Strategy at U.N.

Would you like an effective weight-loss plan that actually forbids eating less and overcoming your sloth to exercise? So would many people. There isn’t one. Which brings us to HIV/AIDS… (Breitbart News) The Obama administration, along with the European Union and the Nordic countries, ganged up on poor African nations over the past two weeks at the United Nations, insisting that sexual fidelity and delaying … More →


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Defending Faith and Morals is not a Distraction

An editorial in The Anchor has taken the view that protecting the Irish-Catholic identity of a Saint Patrick’s Day parade from homosexual activists is a “distraction” from “our Lenten call.” They also took the occasion to smear Father Leonard Feeney. I posted a comment on the site, which, as of now, has not yet been approved. Here it is: The editorial errs where it says … More →


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For All You Monarchists Out There

At The Imaginative Conservative, Mr. Michael Davis has written a Royalist apologia, Why I’m a Monarchist. Catholicism.org writer Charles A. Coulombe gets a favorable mention in the piece: The most noteworthy living American royalist would most likely be Charles A. Coulombe, a talented and witty Catholic historian who is also known to mount a defense monarchism and distributism from time to time. Mr. Coulombe has … More →


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What is Going on in Ukraine? [Updated]

The question, “What is Going on in Ukraine?” is still quite relevant after the revolution there has succeeded in taking power. Therefore, I update this posting with links to some relevant articles on the subject. Readers with thoughts of their own on the issue, or links to well-reasoned articles on the subject, are encouraged to put them in the comment box. Ukraine and the Neoconservatives … More →


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A Well-Deserved ‘Bravo’ to a Catholic Brother Standing up for Morality

Brother Thomas Augustine, M.I.C.M., is the Superior of Saint Benedict Center in Harvard, Massachusetts, and the Principal of that community’s Immaculate Heart of Mary School. He has publicly stood up for Catholic morals against those who would, in the name of “inclusiveness” promote a perverse lifestyle that is opposed to Catholic morality in South Boston’s Saint Patrick’s Day Parade. Because of this, he was personally … More →


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Study: Southern Poverty Law Center Ignores Liberal Hate

(Breitbart News Network/Austin Ruse) An academic study has accused the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) of having an anti-Christian bias in its reporting on hate groups in America. Once considered the “gold standard” in reporting on violent anti-government or racist groups in America, the Southern Poverty Law Center’s reputation has begun to wither as it has started targeting conservative Christian groups including the Family Research … More →

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Congratulations to the Catholic Family and Human Rights Institute (C-FAM)

We are happy to welcome the Catholic Family and Human Rights Institute (C-FAM) to the Southern Poverty Law Center’s growing family of falsely so-called hate groups. Click here and scroll down to “District of Columbia,” where you will see C-FAM listed alongside the Traditional Values Coalition and the Family Research Council. (Readers may recall that he FRC’s placement on the SPLC’s hate map helped would-be … More →

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Prayer Request from the Catholic Action League

A number of our members have made a holy and helpful suggestion, with which we wholeheartedly concur. They have asked me to encourage all members of the Catholic Action League of Massachusetts to recite Saint Patrick’s Breastplate, the prayer composed by the Apostle of Ireland himself, to ask the protection of the Holy Trinity in his struggle to deliver the people of Ireland from the … More →

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