Short Takes: The Battle for Life, an Early Feminist and…Go Chiefs!

By Charlie Johnston It is ironic that the most smugly self-righteous generation in our nation’s history will likely be looked at with revulsion by future generations for having knowingly perpetrated one of the great atrocities of history. Despite science proving that a child is fully human from the moment of conception, this generation insists on […]

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More From the Fathers

(Desmond Birch is one of the foremost living Eschatologists in the Church. He is, perhaps, best known for his great eschatological work, “Trial, Tribulation and Triumph: Before, During and After Antichrist.” Though meticulously detailed, it is a very accessible work for those who want to know what the Church formally teaches on this enigmatic subject. […]

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Best of the Fathers

(One of our regulars here, James I. McAuley, has come up with a basic list of readings from the Church Fathers, in order that we all may be more grounded in our faith. McAuley, an accomplished lawyer, has made a deep study of Church Fathers. As I have often emphasized here, you do NOT have […]

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Live It!

(I published this piece a little over three years ago. It seemed such a perfect companion piece to Deon Mangan’s “Paradise on Fire” that Beckita quoted it in the comments section. Alas, though, many who read the articles here miss the rich food to be found in our comments section. So I add it here […]

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A Year of Judgment

By Charlie Johnston The iron rule of economics and of human behavior: What you reward you get more of and what you punish you get less of   Conventional wisdom says that the election was a split decision – with Democrats picking up the House and Republicans adding to their majority in the Senate. Conventional […]

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Enthrone Our Lady of America

(I am an enthusiastic advocate for enshrining the statue of Our Lady of America in the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C. I think it is key to re-evangelizing the world. The following guest column is from Dan Lynch, who has been the foremost advocate for Our Lady of America in the […]

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The Dragon Prances

By Charlie Johnston Thursday’s Congressional hearing with disgraced FBI Agent Peter Strzok was both frightening and revealing. The script for it could have been written by William Peter Blatty. Strzok was defiant and unapologetically evil, mockingly calling it patriotism. Equally chilling were the legion of Democrats who cheered him on and wished they could give […]

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Reminder Announcement

(Sharing this reminder via Fr. Richard Heilman from his site: Roman Catholic Man. ~Beckita)   “The Lord will give strength to his people: the Lord will bless his people with peace” (Psalm  29:11) “We maintain the peace through our strength; weakness only invites aggression.” President Ronald Reagan   ANNOUNCEMENT: “Peace Through Strength Challenge”  July 16-August 15 […]

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