Plinio Corrêa de Oliveira

The Apostolic Strategy of Blessed Pius IX

The Nineteenth Century: Ravished by Modernism and Rationalism It is not easy for someone today to have a clear idea of the devastation which rationalism and modernism wrought on European and American society throughout the nineteenth century. At that time, … Continue reading

Cuba: Submarine of the Left

Introduction Normally, a ruthless military dictator of a small island country would weigh little in world events. Normally, the world community would try to ostracize this ruthless leader and hasten the day when the nation could live in freedom. However, … Continue reading

St. Louis IX Crusader and 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

Suffering and the Little Way

  The following text is taken from an informal lecture Professor Plinio Corrêa de Oliveira gave on July 16, 1970. It has been translated and adapted for publication without his revision. –Ed. There is a valuable deposition from the canonization … Continue reading

Leutfridus, Saint of Just and Holy Wrath

The following text is an excerpt from a lecture given by Professor Plinio Corrêa de Oliveira on June 20, 1967. It has been translated and adapted for publishing without the author’s revision. –Ed. We will now read an excerpt on … Continue reading

The Mother: Love, Affection, Goodness, and Mercy

  The following reflections are taken from an informal lecture given by Prof. Plinio Corrêa de Oliveira on May 24, 1995. His words have been translated and adapted for publication without his revision. –Ed. Our Lady is the archetype of all mothers. Sometimes, … Continue reading

Saint Joachim and Confidence

The following text is taken from an informal lecture Professor Plinio Corrêa de Oliveira gave on August 15, 1963. It has been translated and adapted for publication without his revision. —Ed. The excerpts about Our Lady’s father, Saint Joachim, are … Continue reading

They Tied His Hands Because He Did Good

Why didst Thy executioners bind Thee, O Lord? What had Thy hands done, that they should be tied? Who can say, Lord, what glory these hands gave to God when they first received the kisses of Our Lady and Saint … Continue reading

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