The Ten Commandments of Chivalry

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The golden age of Chivalry began with the Crusades to rescue the holy places of Palestine from Moslem domination and to defend the pilgrims enroute to the Holy Land. Léon Gautier in his book Chivalry (La Chevalerie, first published in 1883) summarized the “ancient code of chivalry” of the Middle Ages into … Read more

The American TFP Prays for the Nation on Pilgrimage to Quito

On a Pilgrimage of Desolation and Growth at Lourdes 7

In today’s fast-moving, chaotic, and sinful world, the Catholic pilgrimage is an extraordinary occasion to implore divine assistance and graces. With this in mind, a delegation of nine full-time volunteers of The American Society for the Defense of Tradition, Family, and Property (TFP) embarked on a pilgrimage to Quito, Ecuador. The object … Read more

A Victim for the Twentieth Century

A Victim for the Twentieth Century

During the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries there lived in Quito, Ecuador, a Spanish nun whose little-known but extraordinary life has a direct connection with our days. Mother Mariana of Jesus Torres y Berriochoa, a nun of the Conceptionist Order, surpassed the already strict discipline of her congregation in the traditional penances she … Read more

TFP Lecture In Defense of Pius XII

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Over 250 attendees crowded into Washington, D.C.’s elite Cosmos Club on February 16 to hear Professor Roberto de Mattei, president of the Rome-based Centro Culturale Lepanto, refute widespread allegations that Pope Pius XII (Eugenio Cardinal Pacelli) did nothing to stop the Nazi rise to power. At the American TFP sponsored talk, Prof. … Read more

Lessons From the Holy Grotto

Lessons From the Holy Grotto, by Plinio Corrêa de Oliveira

In the moral order, the world is composed largely of sinners, selfish creatures who live not to serve God, but to please themselves. These self-serving souls comprise the vast majority of mankind, especially in times of decadence – as were the days of Our Lord, as are our own. In their selfishness, … Read more

Is Sodomy No Longer a Sin?

The American TFP 10 Reasons Why Homosexual Marriage is Harmful - Free online version

  Is Sodomy No Longer a Sin? An Urgent Appeal to Our Ecclesiastical Authorities. And the men of Sodom were very wicked, and sinners before the face of the Lord, beyond measure (Gen. 13:13). I.  False Science, True Evil A Standard of Sin In our dark days, homosexuality, a shameful vice ever abhorred … Read more

Plinio Corrêa de Oliveira: Man of Faith and Action

Plinio Corrêa de Oliveira: Man of Faith and Action

  Plinio Corrêa de Oliveira: Man of Faith and Action A Tribute to the Great Catholic Counter-Revolutionary Leader   Comforted by the Sacraments of the Catholic Church and having received the Apostolic Blessing, Prof. Plinio Corrêa de Oliveira, founder of the Brazilian Society for the Defense of Tradition, Family and Property (TFP) … Read more

The Mobile Immobility of Chaos

Commentary on the Treatise on True Devotion to the Blessed Virgin 7

If anything is a common denominator in events of public and private life in so many nations nowadays, it is chaos. Chaotic prospects seem to come one right after the other, and, increasingly, things follow the ways of chaos to an extent hardly fathomed by anyone. The enigmatic forces of chaos produce … Read more

On the Verge of a Public Blasphemy!

The American TFP 10 Reasons Why Homosexual Marriage is Harmful - Free online version

ON THE VERGE OF A PUBLIC BLASPHEMY!   The American TFP Launches a Fervent Appeal — An Open Letter to Universal Pictures Concerning the Film The Last Temptation of Christ   To: Universal Pictures Gentlemen: FOR SOME TIME NOW, reports have circulated about the production of the film, The Last Temptation of … Read more