[Note: This article was originally published in From the Housetops in 1946.] I. What is Education Plato conceived education as an art of perfecting man. According to this view, education is possible because man is a perfectible being. Nobody ever … Continue reading
Category: Faith and Reason
And Now for Something Completely Different: the Islamification of the U.K.
Due to some mystery lurking deep within the algorithms of YouTube, I was recently presented with a recommendation to watch this video, dating from 1984, of Graham Chapman appearing on a British television program called “Opinions.” I was intrigued because of … Continue reading
Lenten Considerations: Sin, Death, and the Resurrection
And if Christ be not risen again, your faith is vain, for you are yet in your sins. (1 Corinthians 15:14). Cardinal Kung emphasized the resurrection in one of his sermons just before his arrest in 1955: If we renounce … Continue reading
‘Latin Mass Magazine’ Book Review Mentions Brothers Francis and André
The Summer, 2015 issue of the traditional Catholic quarterly, The Latin Mass, features a four-page book review authored by Msgr. Ignacio Barreiro-Carámbula. The book reviewed is A Catholic Witness in Our Time: A Festschrift for Dr. Robert Hickson: Essays and Remembrances in His Honor. The … Continue reading
Professor Hans Joachim Schellnhuber: a Rap Sheet
It is no secret that the German Professor, Hans Joachim “John” Schellnhuber, was one of the three speakers on the occasion of the official presentation of the Pope Francis’ Encyclical, Laudato Si, this past June 18. Numerous Catholic commentators were … Continue reading
O Happy Fault!
Cardinal Giacomo Biffi, eighty-six years-old, Archbishop of Bologna from 1984 to 2003, has just had published a series of twenty-two meditations that he composed for Lenten exercises in 1989 for Pope John Paul II and members of the Roman Curia. … Continue reading
What do Universities Teach?
Several recent occurrences have put me to thinking about universities in particular and education in general. One was marching in the Eucharistic Procession through the streets of Cambridge, MA, in support of the Blessed Sacrament against the planned Black Mass … Continue reading
Respectable (Liberal) Professional Catholics’ Attempt to Sack Film Backfires
Robert Sungenis and Rick Delano are being dragged through the mud for their work in producing the film, “The Principle.” Karl Keating and many others seem intent on destroying the project and personally attacking the producers. The negative hype seems … Continue reading
Public Debate: Fiat Creation By God vs. Theistic Evolution, with Dr. Thomas Seiler And Hugh Owen
On Thursday, May 22, 2014 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., a public debate will take place on the proposition: “Be it resolved that special creation — the fiat creation by God of all of the different kinds of creatures — … Continue reading
Get Ready to See Evolution Proven…
In a few minutes, this video shows us the character of the quasi-religious faith that evolutionists put in their theory. For some Catholic young-earth creationist resources, go to the Kolbe Center for the Study of Creation. See also on this site, Evolution: Pathological … Continue reading
I’m Just Sayin’
Many progressivists who were baptized Catholic but subsequently lapsed will refer to themselves as “Cultural Catholics.” But the individuals I have heard describe themselves thus do not embrace anything like a Catholic culture at all. Rather, they cling to the … Continue reading