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Plinio Corrêa de Oliveira

Though dead, one notices in Him a curious thing: He was only 33 years of age when He died, but to our eyes today He seems much more mature. I would easily estimate His age to be...
 

He who is cruel is selfish. Man only harms his neighbor out of selfishness or desire to benefit from advantages to which he is not entitled...
 
 

God created beauty for the life of the soul. It has no corporal usefulness. It does not satisfy hunger, shelter us from a storm or provide warmth...
 

The victory of divorce did not result, however, from the fact that a particularly fervid or efficacious pro-divorce onslaught had finally managed to raze the glorious rampart of conjugal indissolubility...
 
 

As we have demonstrated so many times, the Protestant Revolt of the sixteenth century, the French Revolution, and the Communist Revolution constitute the three phases of the same immense movement...
 

Observing this photo of the Almansa Castle in Spain, we must make a distinction between two wonderfully harmonic but clearly distinct visual fields...
 

Commentary on Saint Augustine’s Prayer to the Holy GhostFirst of all, I would like to note how in this prayer Saint Augustine really soars to unimaginable heights right from the start, and even when you do not stop to analyze every word. This most beautiful prayer contains passages that need to be analyzed.


When we study the sad story of the fall of the Western Empire, it is hard for us to understand the Romans' shortsightedness, tranquility and indifference toward the looming danger...

 

The works of Creation inspired the most sublime movements of love and adoration toward the Creator, God Our Lord in souls like Saint Francis of Assisi...

The Epic SpiritThe epic spirit is a spirit turned to the marvelous and enthusiastic about the marvelous. The measure of this enthusiasm is the heroic. In other words, it is to have one’s spirit turned to heroism and to be capable of heroism in the defense of the marvelous.