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“God Save the Church!” (Suggested Lyrics, to the Melody of “God Save the Queen!”)

In Atheism, Catholicism, Christendom, Christianity, Church, Conservative, Culture War, Faith, Grace, Jesus, Literature, Music, Orthodoxy, Poem, Poetry, Politics, Prayer, Protestantism, Religion, Secularism, Thoughts, Values on August 4, 2012 at 00:55

Lord, bless Thy holy Bride,
Born from Thy wounded side,
Thy one true Church…

From Satan’s vile intent
And men of evil bent,
God save the Church!…

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We remember the Cristeros

In Atheism, Catholicism, Christendom, Christianity, Conservative, Culture War, Faith, History, Human Rights, Religion, Secularism, War on January 2, 2010 at 10:26

Today, 1 January, we remember the formal beginning of the Cristero rebellion (or the Cristero war)… Read the rest of this entry »

The martyrs of Savenay (1793)

In Atheism, Catholicism, Christendom, Christianity, Conservative, Culture War, Europe, Faith, History, Jesus, Politics, Religion, Secularism, Values, War on December 24, 2009 at 02:03

Today marks the anniversary of the Battle of Savenay (December 23, 1793), the last major battle Read the rest of this entry »

So tired of Anti-Catholicism

In Atheism, BBC, Capitalism, Catholicism, Christendom, Christianity, Church, Conservative, Culture, Culture War, Debate, Europe, Faith, History, Islam, Medieval, Pius XII, Pro-Life, Protestantism, Religion, Review, Science, Secularism, Stephen Fry, Values on November 12, 2009 at 02:15

Or, The Immaturity of the West: Will millions of Catholic deaths and the utter destruction of Catholic civilization at Protestant, Liberal, and Communist hands never suffice? Read the rest of this entry »

St. Charles Borromeo: The Great Reformer

In Catholicism, Christendom, Christianity, Church, Education, Europe, Faith, Government, History, Prayer, Religion, Saints on November 5, 2009 at 01:23

When the Jacobin Revolution threatened to destroy the Church, it was Borromeo’s legacy that did most to help her survive… Read the rest of this entry »

On Christian statesmanship

In Catholicism, Christendom, Christian Democracy, Christianity, Church, Conservative, Ethics, Faith, God, Government, Jesus, Orthodoxy, Religion, Society, Spirituality, Theology, Values on October 27, 2009 at 01:01

Yesterday, 25 October 2009, was the Feast of the Kingship of Our Lord Jesus Christ, which, in the traditional calendar Read the rest of this entry »

Traditional Anglicans say “I do”

In Benedict XVI, Catholicism, Christendom, Christianity, Church, Conservative, Conversion, Ecumenism, Faith, News, Protestantism on October 21, 2009 at 01:00

Breaking News: The leader of Traditional Anglicans has declared that the process of reunion with Rome “will begin at once” Read the rest of this entry »

Papal authority from St. Peter to St. Gregory VII

In Bible, Born Again, Catholicism, Christendom, Christianity, Church, Europe, History, Jesus, Latin, Orthodoxy, Politics, Priesthood, Religion, Saints, Society on June 30, 2009 at 09:10

The primacy of Rome was immediately acknowledged in the early Church; it was only its practical consequences that needed fine-tuning… (formerly “The Historical Context of Papal Authority”) Read the rest of this entry »

We remember Constantinople

In Asia, Catholicism, Christendom, Christianity, Church, Conservatism, Europe, History, Holidays, Islam, Medieval, Protestantism, Religion, War on May 30, 2009 at 06:23

Its fall solidified the chain of events that would destroy Christendom… Read the rest of this entry »

Thoughts on Art (by a Christian art lover)

In Art, Catholicism, Christendom, Christianity, Conservative, Criticism, Culture, Culture War, Debate, God, Jesus, News, Opinion, Philosophy, Religion, Theology, Thoughts, Values on July 6, 2008 at 03:04

A bargain Rembrandt? The very idea is priceless! According to a fascinating report a while back Read the rest of this entry »

Why Christians should study history

In Catholicism, Christendom, Christianity, Faith, God, History, Jesus, Religion, Salvation, Theology, Thoughts on June 9, 2008 at 23:37

In an essay reprinted on God on the Dock, Neochristian apologist C.S. Lewis noted that many people are skeptical of the Gospels for their historical element Read the rest of this entry »

He is truly risen! On the meaning of Easter

In Catholicism, Christendom, Christianity, Church, Faith, God, Grace, Holidays, Jesus, Life, Philosophy, Religion, Salvation, Spirituality, Theology on March 23, 2008 at 15:47

The mystery of the Resurrection is, to modern society, one of the most incomprehensible mysteries of Christianity Read the rest of this entry »

A martyred bishop of a martyred church

In Catholicism, Christendom, Christianity, Church, Culture War, Faith, God, Grace, Human Rights, Iraq, Islam, Media, News, Opinion, Politics, Terrorism, War on March 15, 2008 at 04:51

Woe to us who let them suffer! For their witness is holy, but our indifference is an atrocity that is little short of unspeakable… Read the rest of this entry »

To L.C., on Luther and Protestantism

In Bible, Catholicism, Christendom, Christianity, Church, Debate, Faith, God, Grace, Protestantism, Religion, Salvation, Theology on March 2, 2008 at 00:08

By way of commentary, therefore, I’ll be writing a series of posts on the theological and historical background of the Protestant Movement… Read the rest of this entry »

The true Church: Catholicism or Orthodoxy? (updated)

In Bible, Catholicism, Christendom, Christianity, Church, Debate, Europe, Faith, God, History, Jesus, Medieval, Opinion, Orthodoxy, Religion, Theology, Tradition on February 23, 2008 at 08:06

… yet there is still only one Church, hence Pope John Paul II’s fervent wish that the Church breathe again with her two lungs… Read the rest of this entry »