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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 »

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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 »

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 »

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 »

Saint Charles Borromeo, bishop and confessor

In Catholicism, Christendom, Christianity, Church, Education, Europe, Faith, God, History, Jesus, Medieval, News, Opinion, Orthodoxy, Religion, Spirituality on November 6, 2007 at 04:16

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

When the Crescent conquered Byzantium (a fragment)

In Catholicism, Christianity, Europe, Faith, History, Islam, Medieval, Orthodoxy, Politics, Religion, Society, War on October 18, 2007 at 14:45

The fall of Constantinople was a political catastrophe, but no one now weeps for the day the Crescent flew over the Hagia Sophia Read the rest of this entry »