Category: Politics and Society

Loving the Lost Cause

Within the last fortnight, I finished reading The Pope’s Legion, Charles Coulombe’s book on the Papal Zouaves. Besides being intelligently written and enjoyable, the book inspires because the subject matter is itself edifying. The Pontifical Zouaves were Blessed Pius IX’s … Continue reading

Lady Marines to Front?

Chivalry may not be dead, but it’s in critical condition. (The New York Times) The Marine Corps, the most male of the armed services, is taking its first steps toward integrating women into war-fighting units, starting with its infantry officer … Continue reading