Is the Amazon Synod Going to Lead Us to Eco-Socialism?

There have long been lingering suspicions that the Amazon Synod is going to be a progressive festival, especially considering its key call for the “abolition of celibacy” for pseudo-pastoral reasons. However, concrete evidence to document this suspicion was lacking. Now, … Continue reading

Covering Up Religious Persecution in Nicaragua

Religious persecution is starting up again in Nicaragua and the media do not seem to be interested. The small Central American country suffered a similar persecution from 1979-1990. At that time, the nation was ruled by the Sandinista National Liberation … Continue reading

A Call to Gratitude: Who Will Thank Our Heroes?

For nearly twenty years, a crowd has gathered at Fort Benning in mid-November to protest against the activities of the Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation (formerly called the School of the Americas) and demand its closure. The annual event … Continue reading

Our Lady of Las Lajas: A Continuous Miracle

The merciful predilection of the Mother of God for Latin America is the reward she has given for the heroic faith formed from the Iberian Peninsula during the 800 years’ struggle against the invading Moors and found in the Latin … Continue reading

The Brazilian 2002 Elections: A Stacked Deck?

While our own congressional elections are so very important, another set of elections must not be ignored. On October 6, Brazil will hold its presidential elections. It is not just another election since the results could well determine the course … Continue reading