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Worker Saints and the month of May

April 30, 2021 Dawn Beutner 1

When Pope Pius XII declared May 1 to be a memorial in honor of Saint Joseph the Worker in 1955, it was obviously a rebuke of Communist Russia’s “May Day” celebrations of the rights of […]


God and Winston Churchill

April 17, 2021 Dr. Paul Kengor 39

The woke mobs of the cancel culture have come for Winston Churchill, both here in the United States and in his home country, where the man was long considered a hero who did nothing short […]


Hong Kong Calvary 2021

April 2, 2021 George Weigel 16

The news was expected, but that did not make it any less wrenching: newspaper publisher Jimmy Lai, veteran democracy activist Martin Lee, and other brave defenders of human rights were convicted in Hong Kong on […]

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On cages and evangelization in China

December 16, 2020 George Weigel 19

Joshua Wong is a young Chinese human rights activist, recently sentenced to 13 and a half months in prison on the Orwellian charge of “incitement to knowingly take part in an unauthorized assembly” – meaning, […]