Wynne’s Socialist Largesse

Alexis de Tocqueville is proved right once again, that the tyranny of the majority lies inherent in any democracy.  Our erstwhile Premier, Kathleen Wynne,...

Captain Fantastic and Hollywood’s Anti-Catholicism

Viggo Mortensen, the same actor who played Strider/Aragorn in the Lord of the Rings trilogy, seems to enjoy getting naked in his non-Tolkien films,...

Saint Anthony and Our Lady

There is a curious connection with today’s memorial of Saint Anthony of Padua, the place in Italy where he died (in 1231), for he...

An Irish Monk in Scotland

We celebrate in our particular diocese today the feast of Saint Columbkille (521-597), an Irish monk from Donegal on the wild west coast of...
Our Lady Seat of Wisdom

Our Lady Seat of Wisdom

A blessed ‘feast’ of Our Lady Seat of Wisdom, Sedes Sapientiae, an ancient and venerable title the Virgin Mary as the Chora tou Achoretou,...
Muhammad Ali and Donald Trump

Manchester, Muhammad and Trumping Ali

Britain stumbles into another election, this one in the wake of yet-another terrorist attack on the Vigil of Pentecost, with three Islamic jihadis mowing...
Wynne, Leave Our Kids Alone!

Bill 89: Whose Children Are They?

Cardinal Carlo Carafa, then President of the Pontifical Institute for Studies on Marriage and the Family, in a 2008 interview reported that he had...

Skeptical Trump and the Paris Accord

I for one find it encouraging news that Donald Trump has pulled the United States out of the Paris Accord, whose official term is...

Wonder Woman, Artificial Intelligence and Human Work

Wonder Woman has opened in theatres. I will have more to say on this feminist icon, and what it means for modern masculinity, or...

The Prime Minister and the Pope

Justin Trudeau has finally met the Pope, in theory, his spiritual head, to whom he (Mr. Trudeau, that is) owes obedience and respect.  One...