Plinio Corrêa de Oliveira

Lessons From the Holy Grotto

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 … Continue reading

The Elite and the Upper Class

What is the difference between the elite and the upper class? The elite is the source of the upper class. Let us take the example of a small city to facilitate understanding the difference between the two. As noted, the … Continue reading

The Mobile Immobility of Chaos

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 … Continue reading

The Castle of Valençay

Lordship,  Power,  Grandeur  and  Splendor The first impression of this castle, located in the Loire Valley, France, is one of enchantment. How marvelous! It is a collection of towers that rise gallantly in the air indicating lordship, power, grandeur and … Continue reading

Luther Thought He Was Divine!

The five hundredth anniversary of Martin Luther, who was largely responsible for the Protestant revolution of the XVI century, gave rise to manifestations of sympathy in certain Catholic circles which would have been considered absolutely unforeseeable five years ago. Among … Continue reading

Luther, Absolutely Not!

The five hundredth anniversary of Martin Luther, who was largely responsible for the Protestant revolution of the XVI century, gave rise to manifestations of sympathy in certain Catholic circles which would have been considered absolutely unforeseeable five years ago. Among … Continue reading

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