Vietnam Frightened by Freedom

China has been taking substantial flak for severely restricting the lip service they pay to freedom of speech after having issued the infamous Document No. 9, which severely limited free speech. It has now started what appears to be a trend … Continue reading






A New Blasphemous Play: The Testament of Mary

A narrow-minded, vulgar, egoistic and even idolatrous woman — this is how Irish author Colm Tóibín presents the Blessed Virgin Mary in his novel (now making its debut on the stage) titled The Testament of Mary. His blasphemous play is … Continue reading






A Liberal, Reformist, and Egalitarian Philanthropy

Moved by false compassion, many wealthy people believe that their own happiness will not be complete as long as others suffer from having less. This attitude leads them to philanthropic sentimentalism. They feel a certain personal well-being in materially helping … Continue reading






The False Accusation Scandal

When talking about the enormous decline in sexual abuse cases inside the Catholic Church in recent years, it is customary to preface the remarks by saying that even one case of the clerical abuse of minors is too many. Such … Continue reading






False Pieties

Our spiritual life is the life of grace within us; through it we become children of God. For our spiritual life to be preserved and to develop, a series of actions are required that constitute the life of piety. How … Continue reading






What the Popes Have to Say About Socialism

Anyone who examines the ideology of socialism will see the contrast between the socialist doctrine and the doctrine of the Church.All the same, it is not out of place to review the condemnation of the popes starting with Pius IX … Continue reading






St. Louis IX Crusader & Statesman

August 25 is the feast of Saint Louis IX, king, confessor of the Faith, crusader and model of a Catholic head of state. There are two different ways people picture Saint Louis IX. One is as he truly was, the … Continue reading