On the Glory of Purgatory

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Saved from Sacrifice: A Theology of the Cross by S. Mark Heim is a fascinating exposition of the thought of Rene Girard to the theology of the atonement or “what really happened when Jesus died on the cross. I’m reading it as part of my research for a book I am working on called The Sacred Sacrifice which [Read More...]

Why the Secular Humanists Cannot Cope With Islam

Rotherham, England

In England the liberal left wing ideologues are shaking their heads with shame at the revelations coming from the town of Rotherham. In a huge scandal it has emerged that hundreds of children in state run children’s homes were systematically abused by gangs of Muslim men. More than 1,400 children were sexually abused over a [Read More...]

Prepare for the Rise of the Right

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Ordinary people are fuming. Ordinary, decent, down home Mom and Pop types are frightened and fed up. In Britain and France, in the United States and Germany, in Scandinavian and Low Countries, in Spain and Italy ordinary, quiet citizens are angry and afraid. Check out this article reporting on the huge swing towards a new right [Read More...]

Southern Catholicism: Embracing Tradition

Michael Tamara writes here at Crisis Magazine website on the rise of traditional church architecture in the American South: it is still somewhat of a rarity to see a new ecclesiastical project of such delicate care and quality. However, it is not nearly as rare as it was at the turn of the century, and [Read More...]

Old Monk on Death

Keep Death Daily Before Your Eyes [Read more...]

Polygamy, The Feds and the Gas Chambers

Polygamy? Why Not?

A Utah judge has ruled against a legal ban on polygamy. Mark Gordon reports on the case here. The story is not that complicated. Kody Brown, who is a member of a fundamentalist Mormon sect is living with his four wives. The judge observes that if they were not married, but just living together in an [Read More...]


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