The feast of St. Peter’s Chair at Antioch (Feb. 22) should not only be a reminder of the primacy of the papal office, but also demonstrates that the Church, which that august office resides, is above, beyond, and superior to any earthly organization, entity, State, legislative body, sovereign, or individual. It is the Church that … Continue reading On the Feast of St Peter’s Chair at Antioch
Review: Christophe Buffin de Chosal, The End of Democracy, Translated by Ryan P. Plummer. Printed in the U.S.A.: Tumblar House, 2017. Introduction One cannot speak too highly of Christophe Buffin de Chosal’s The End of Democracy. In a fast paced, readable, yet scholarly fashion, Professor Buffin de Chosal* demolishes the ideological justification in which modern … Continue reading Demonocracy: The Great Human Scourge!
In a gushing recent op-ed, columnist and author Patrick Buchanan praised President Trump’s July 4th celebration: As master of ceremonies and keynote speaker at his ‘Salute to America’ Independence Day event, Trump was a manifest success.* Buchanan took to task those on the left who denigrated the event as an ego trip for the … Continue reading Patrick Buchanan and the July 4th Celebrations
Last week Western leaders convened to commemorate the 75th anniversary of “D-Day,” the Allied invasion of the Normandy coastline which began the bloody and destructive struggle to “liberate” Europe from Nazi domination. Not only were there solemn speeches given in honor of the men who were slaughtered at Normandy and across the battlefields of Europe, … Continue reading A Catholic View of the D-Day Commemorations
Before Cinco de Mayo superseded it, at least in Mexico and now in much of the US, May 5 was remembered and celebrated by Catholics as the feast day of the great Pope St. Pius V, Michael Ghislieri. The neglect of St. Pius V’s feast day not only provides a grim reminder of how once … Continue reading On the Feast Day of St. Pius V
The heavenly grace which once flowed onto Spain when it became known as The Catholic Kingdom was due, no doubt, to the efforts of its many saints. One of the most important and instrumental in the Spanish Reconquista was Isidore of Cartagena (d. 636) Isidore was one of the leading thinkers of the glorious Middle Ages … Continue reading St. Isidore: Defender of the Faith