Monthly Archives: October 2015

Cultural Bias

 ““The BBC is not impartial or neutral,” Marr stated in October 2006. ‘It’s a publicly funded, urban organisation with an abnormally large number of young people, ethnic minorities, and gay people. It has a liberal bias, not so much a … Continue reading

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Liberation of man…social emancipation

For those who speak of being on the right or wrong side of history — that old Hegelian-Marxist axiom — the renown French theologian has a reminder: “‘Liberation of man,’ understood as a social emancipation, is a human undertaking which, … Continue reading

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The Catholic Information Center – Washington, DC

If you are in our nation’s capitol — or planning to visit — don’t miss this jewel. A visit to CIC will renew your faith and your hope for the future.  

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Rationalism, Mystery and Myth

“Man is not satisfied by ideologies cut off from any source of real efficacy: the hour must come when he is disenchanted with them. He lives still less from criticism and negations. He does not live by laicism and neutrality. … Continue reading

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Wat in the World…

Robert Kaplan has written an extremely insightful and timely article. His analysis of the preconditions that pave the way for totalitarianism is tremendously prescient. Highly recommended.

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Chains

Amnesty International now has the distinction of being the first (of many) to run a pro-abortion ad aimed directly (though it’s never mentioned) at the Catholic Church, pleading for its elimination from Irish life. This is a sign of the … Continue reading

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the Secularist…

“Even if it may appear that today the secularist spirit has reached its broadest diffusion – to the point that we might think that a new era has begun – and even if it is a fact that many theologians … Continue reading

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Inclusion of the New Minority

A very refreshing, consistent theme of the synod has been inclusion. The Church, our spiritual family, welcomes everyone, especially those who may feel excluded. Among those, I’ve heard the synod fathers and observers comment, are the single, those with same-sex … Continue reading

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a scientistic society…

In a “scientistic society,” argued the Italian philosopher Augusto Del Noce, “the abolition of every meta-empirical order of truth requires that the family be dissolved. No merely sociological consideration can justify keeping it.” Del Noce saw the sexual revolution as … Continue reading

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Americans, This Is Sparta

“Recently proposed legislation to punish people who kill babies who are still alive following botched abortions passed the House, but not with the support one would imagine. While every single Republican voted to criminalize the intentional murder of a breathing … Continue reading

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