Editorial

Pilgrim’s Regress

June 15, 2009 George Neumayr 0

It sounds like an over-the-top Tom Wolfe novel: a successor to the apostles conducts an affair with a male graduate student, is accused of “date rape” and emotional harm by said student, and raids the […]

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A Cultural Earthquake

January 20, 2009 George Neumayr 0

       CNN called Stafford’s remarks in a speech at Catholic University in November a “rant” and “diatribe.” Apparently one isn’t permitted in polite society to refer to Obama’s election as revolutionary unless the […]

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Summorum Pontificum

January 5, 2009 George Neumayr 0

The forces in the Church most responsible for dividing Catholics from magisterial teaching are the quickest to use the word “divisive” in any controversy. A “divisive moment” is the Catholic left’s euphemism for any papal […]

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Church Indulgences in San Francisco

December 24, 2008 George Neumayr 0

San Francisco Archbishop George Niederauer, speaking to KCBS radio in February, claimed ignorance of U.S Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi’s position on abortion. “I don’t believe that I am in a position to say […]

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A Tale of Two Cities

December 24, 2008 George Neumayr 0

In The City of God, St. Augustine describes two societies present throughout history that derive from two objects of love. One society is the city of man, the other the City of God. The object […]

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The Parable of Prodigal Europe

December 24, 2008 George Neumayr 0

Celebrating its 50th anniversary in March, the European Union held a party for itself in Berlin. “Europafest” featured among other activities “clubbing”;”100 DJs performing in 35 night clubs,” from “Hungarian techno to Luxembourg hip-hop,” reported […]

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A New Pentecost

December 24, 2008 George Neumayr 0

Speaking to the US bishops on April 16, Pope Benedict XVI made the arresting comment that an “almost complete eclipse of an eschatological sense” marks “many of our traditionally Christian societies.” America, he didn’t need […]