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      Communism and the Popes – Part II

      (This is the second part to Paula Adamick’s historical analysis of Communism, following her first take earlier this month. Read and enjoy. Its enduring appeal...
      Pope St. John Paul II

      Insidious Socialism

      Pius XI taught that Socialism, along with its theoretical end-point, Communism, are intrinsically evil, entailing various fundamental violations of fundamental human rights, not least...

      Christopher Dawson On Religion and Progress

       Baptized Anglican, Christopher Dawson (1889-1970) during Easter of 1909 visited Rome where he experienced a mystical event and became a Roman Catholic at the...

      The Ancient Chair of Peter

      A blessed feast of the Chair of Saint Peter, which commemorates the office of the papacy bestowed upon the Apostle Simon, re-named Peter as...

      The Expurgated Bible

      Do youngsters still read The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes? I recall gobbling them up when I was a lad. There is one that I...

      Communism and the Popes

      No one can be at the same time a sincere Catholic and a true Socialist.Pius XI, Quadragesimo Anno (1931)Before he became a famed author...

      The Lenten Fast for Today’s Catholic

      Can there be a shorter account of Our Lord’s forty days in the desert than the one from Saint Mark? It omits not only...

      The Church and China

      It was a dramatic scene: venerable Cardinal Zen, bishop emeritus of Hong Kong, a lifelong foe and survivor of Communism in China, a spiritual...

      A Dialogue on Life’s Meaning: An Assessment

      A graduate school federated with the University of Toronto, hosted an event revolving around three distinct perspectives centered on the following question: “Is there...

      Evening Wear and the New Evangelization

      There are not a great number of occasions to which I get to wear a tuxedo, but when I was asked by a friend...