Yes, Virginia, There Is a God

It is has become a custom for practically every newspaper in America to reprint, during the Christmas season, the marvelous editorial, “Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus.” Since it first appeared in 1897, it has become an indelible part … Continue reading

Vietnam Frightened by Freedom

China has been taking substantial flak for severely restricting the lip service they pay to freedom of speech after having issued the infamous Document No. 9, which severely limited free speech. It has now started what appears to be a trend … Continue reading

“Rehabilitation” of Liberation Theology?

“Not only is participating in class struggle not opposed to universal love, but today, this commitment is the necessary and inescapable means of making this love concrete, as this participation is what leads to a classless society, a society without … Continue reading

Let Us Fight for You

The moral imperative of a masculine infantry “…exposure to danger is not combat. Combat is a lot more than that, it’s a lot more than getting shot at or even getting killed by being shot at. Combat is finding and … Continue reading

Humility, Magnanimity and Magnificence

True Humility Is Not Contrary to Legitimate Splendor and Honors The virtue of humility, at least in its external aspects, arouses much sympathy even among those who are not particularly religious or otherwise oppose religion. In a world dominated by … Continue reading

The Holy Spirit and the Next Conclave

The eyes of the whole world — not just Catholics — are turned to St. Peter’s in Rome, wondering who will be the new Vicar of Christ. This time, after a series of shocking and confusing events, the expectation that … Continue reading

It Takes an Organic Christian Society

For a better notion of what we mean by organic society, let’s put it this way: Hillary Clinton wrote a book called It Takes a Village, which develops the idea that it takes a whole village to raise a child. … Continue reading

Why Does Love Arouse Hatred?

A friendly reader asked me to explain why the Church has been fought so fiercely throughout her history even though she is the preacher of the Truth. He also wants to know why true Catholics, who do not compromise with … Continue reading

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