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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 »

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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 »

Of Catholicism and Eastern Orthodoxy: Which is the true Church?

In Catholicism, Christendom, Christianity, Church, Faith, God, History, Jesus, Medieval, Orthodoxy, Philosophy, Politics, Religion, Theology, Tradition on November 17, 2007 at 17:28

Both sides share the blame for the separation; and 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 »

Why Jack Bauer must die (an imitation of Aquinas), part 3 of 3

In Art, Criticism, Critique, Culture, Entertainment, Humor, Life, Literature, Logic, Media, Medieval, Opinion, Philosophy, Review, Society, Spoilers, Spoof, Television, Thomism, Thoughts, Writing on September 23, 2007 at 01:24

Previously on this blog, we discussed why Jack Bauer should be removed from 24.  The following continuation was written between 3:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. Read the rest of this entry »

Why Jack Bauer must die (an imitation of Aquinas), part 2 of 3

In Art, Blogging, Criticism, Critique, Culture, Debate, Entertainment, Humor, Life, Logic, Media, Medieval, Philosophy, Review, Society, Spoilers, Spoof, Television, Thomism, Thoughts, Writing on September 22, 2007 at 17:10

Previously on this blog, we discussed whether we may judge if Jack Bauer should be removed from 24.  The following continuation was written between 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. Read the rest of this entry »

Why Jack Bauer must die (an imitation of Aquinas), part 1 of 3

In Art, Criticism, Critique, Culture, Entertainment, Humor, Life, Logic, Media, Medieval, Opinion, Philosophy, Review, Society, Spoilers, Television, Thomism, Thoughts, Writing on September 22, 2007 at 16:40

The following was written between 8:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m. Read the rest of this entry »