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.
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?
readers will recognize this as a (not very elegant) paraphrase of
“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.
An order of contemplative sisters in Virginia have devoted their lives to praying for anyone who asks—and their community is thriving.
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: “...
The essential questions remain what they have always been: "what is freedom and what is its relationship to the truth contained in God's law? what is the role of conscience in man's moral development?"
to make sense of the current situation? There is no single answer, for
the ongoing sagaencompassing Synods and stratagems, debates and dubia,
Exhortations and excoriations, posturings and pontificationsis about a
wide range of questions. Some of them are obvious and capture the
headlines, especially: does Pope Francis want to allow those Catholics