Wholesome Regionalism and Leveling Cosmopolitanism

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The following text is taken from an informal lecture Professor Plinio Corrêa de Oliveira gave on December 10, 1970. It has been translated and adapted for publication without his revision. – Ed. There is an interesting passage in Saint Thérèse’s famous Story of a Soul, in which she speaks of the cultural … Read more

Fatima: More Urgent Than Ever

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Those who insistently promote Our Lady of Fatima’s message might be accused of giving it a forced sense of urgency. After all, it has been over ninety years since the apparitions and it might seem sensational to call this message that stresses prayer, penance and amendment of life as something not only … Read more

“No Greater Love”

Michael Monsoor: No Greater Love

On September 29, 2006, Ramadi, Iraq was considered the most dangerous city on planet earth for American servicemen. Michael Monsoor was there in the midst of it all. He was a member of the elite branch of the Navy called SEALS, which stands for SEa, Air and Land. On that day, he … Read more

TFP Decries California Court’s Decision as “Morally Reprehensible”

The American Society for the Defense of Tradition, Family and Property (TFP) has issued the following statement about the May 15 decision of the California Supreme Court declaring unconstitutional the overwhelmingly supported proposition 22 and legalizing same-sex “marriage”:“The American Society for the Defense of Tradition, Family and Property (TFP) registers its complete … Read more

A Story of Exceptional Valor and Faith

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An old adage states that you only meet two great people in a lifetime. After visiting Col. John W. Ripley (USMC Ret.), I can say I met my first one. As Col. Ripley politely invited my colleagues from Tradition, Family and Property Student Action and me into his office on October 31, … Read more

“Jesus, Mary, Get Me There!”

Capt. John Ripley Vietnam 1972 Dong Ha bridge

Introduction When a society no longer respects and honors the fighting men willing to shed their blood for its principles, the fault lies not with the fighting men but with society itself. Ingratitude is a subtle vice, but a vice nevertheless. Saint Thomas Aquinas says that a debt of gratitude is a … Read more

Knights in Shining Armor

America has the most modern army in the world, yet millions flock to see youthful dreams of medieval jousting become reality. Medieval Times are unique restaurants that attract almost 2,200 people a day. Since opening their first “castle” in 1983, they have entertained more than twenty-five million people at seven locations nationwide. … Read more

Ireland: The Voice of Those Who Have No Voice

Ireland: The Voice of Those Who Have No Voice

A Day of Infamy or Glory? June 12 could go down in history as the date when Europe officially lost the Faith. That is not to say that the continent is currently a paladin of Catholic virtue. However, on that date Ireland will vote on whether or not to accept the European … Read more

The Coming Ice Age

The Coming Ice Age

One thing modern science has shown the world is just how unscientific it can be. At times, pseudo-scientists skew data to promote a liberal agenda and rail about the evils of man and his harmful effect on the earth. A good example is the craze that began in the seventies over global … Read more

Striking the Right Cord

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Next year will be the 40th anniversary of Woodstock. It was an event that marked our country and its influence is felt over four decades later with noise some call music that is piped into almost every public place in America. I got an unexpected reprieve from this musical insanity recently when … Read more