Athanasius Contra Mundum

Today is the memorial of one of the most heroic bishops in the history of the Church, the great Saint Athanasius (+373), mighty foe...

Of Work and Communists Bearing Gifts

In his 1981 encyclical Laborem Exercens, Pope John Paul II defined work as 'any activity of man', contrary to our modern notion, so immersed in...

Licking the Earth

Although they knew God they did not honour him as God or give thanks to him, but they became futile in their thinking and...

Population Control, Royalty and Fighting the Good Fight

Paula Adamick's article on the socialist and anti-Christian philosophy behind 'Earth Day', celebrated, if such be the term, on the birthday of Lenin himself,...

Elizabeth Anscombe on Hating God

Elizabeth Anscombe (1919-2001) was a British analytic philosopher who early in life met and was deeply influenced by the great Austrian logician and linguist...

Anselm, Show Trials and Truth

Saint Anselm (+1109) was bishop of the see of Canterbury, back when it was still Catholic, and remained officially so until the predations of...

Two Benedicts

Today is the 91st birthday of Pope Emeritus Benedict, who continues his life of seclusion, silence and prayer, with rare excursions into the external...

For a Few More Medical Moscatis

April 12th marked the anniversary of the death of Saint Joseph Moscati, an Italian physician, who dedicated his life to helping the sick and the...

The Paradox of Freedom in Christ

Veritas vos Liberabit- the Truth Will Set You Free (John 8:32).What does it mean to be free? Freedom is an objective good, and a...

The Mercy of Hell?

So, what of hell? As you may have heard, and on which I wrote a few days ago, Pope Francis has allegedly (through the...