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The editors of a new book of essays on Cardinal John Henry Newman are unable to overcome their own biases in their consideration of the great churchman.

No Englishman—or only Lord Byron—ever fascinated his countrymen more than John Henry Cardinal Newman. Lord Macaulay was convinced that the British public’s fascination with Byron was mostly pharisaical. For the great Whig historian, the man whom Sir Walter Scott called “the Champion of the English Parnassus” was held ...

The battle against cultural jihad will be fought—is now being fought—in workplaces, in school boards, in town councils, and, most of all, in courts. And very few are prepared to fight the battle on that level.

We shall not flag or fail.  We shall defend our homeland, whatever the cost may be.  We shall fight in the town councils, we shall fight in the workplaces and in the school boards, we shall fight in the courts and state legislatures.  We shall never surrender.  Or will we?

Older readers will recognize this as a (not very elegant) paraphrase of Winston ...

“Maybe WYD London 2022 will be our Pentecost,” says one of the organizers of the effort to bring WYD to the UK.

Today it seems like hardly a week goes by in which we don’t read about another traditionally Christian country adopting laws hostile to life, the family, or religious liberty. Meanwhile, parish closings have become everyday events in many parts of the Western world. One local church that has in many respects weathered the secularist storm well is the United Kingdom....

Luther and the Reformers went to war against the evangelical counsels as ideals and as the core of a vowed, religious life. Every woman—it was assumed—was meant for marriage, children, and homemaking.

At the end of October 2016, Pope Francis traveled to Lund, Sweden. He was there to commemorate the beginning of a momentous anniversary: five hundred years since Martin Luther’s posting of his “95 Theses” on October 31, 1517 and therefore the commonly-recognized beginning of the Protestant Reformation.

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An order of contemplative sisters in Virginia have devoted their lives to praying for anyone who asks—and their community is thriving.

Sister Mary Charitas is a member of the Bethlehem Monastery of the Poor Clares of Barhamsville, Virginia. As their website indicates, they are a cloistered monastic community in the tradition of St. Francis of Assisi and his faithful disciple, St. Clare: “...

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