Merkel, Orban and Europe’s Christian Soul

My wish, farfetched though it may sound, is that German Chancellor Angela Merkel had invoked the name of Jesus Christ when she took the lead in re-settling this new wave of African and Middle Eastern refugees. Pledging that her country would be able to accommodate all 800, 000 of the refugees expected to arrive by [Read More...]

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In Defense of Cool Old Symbols

Let me begin by agreeing that it’s time for the Confederate flag to be retired from public life. At the very least it should come down from the South Carolina State Capitol building. It hasn’t been that long since Appomattox; the time when segregationists raised the flag to rally their troops remains very much within [Read More...]

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We’ve Got A Live One

The very day I wrote in praise of Catholic doodads, a friend of mine, having reached me on Skype, aimed her webcam at her own morning’s plunder, which included a Miraculous Medal, a Rosary, and a wooden, dashboard-sized statue of Mary as Queen of Heaven. In terms of quality, it was average, the kind of [Read More...]

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