Gender Equality Run Amok

The politically correct idea of equality seems to know no bounds. Sweden has just introduced a new gender-neutral pronoun — hen. In the Swedish language, he is han and she is hon. Now it seems Sweden’s educational establishment is set … Continue reading

Stop the Debt Fire!

The continuing debate over the debt ceiling raises matters of such a magnitude that it is easy to be overwhelmed and confused. Everyone can agree that there is obviously something terribly wrong about a nation that must survive by borrowing … Continue reading

Being Modern: Apostasy or Sacred Obligation?

In this article we discuss four pictures, two works of art from the fifteenth century, and two others from our times. The two paintings – “The Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary” and “Saint Dominic in Prayer” – are the … 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