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The Savior App

At midday on the solemnity of the Epiphany, the Holy Father spoke to the faithful assembled outside his windows to pray the Angelus.

…. Western society,” the Holy Father said, “seems to have lost direction and is  feeling its way forward.  The Church, thanks to the word of God, see beyond the  shadows. She does not possess technical solutions but she has her gaze turned to the final destination offering the light of the gospel to all men and women of  goodwill, of whatever nation or culture.”

Dearest Holy Father, what do you mean, no technical solutions! We have apps!

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One Two Three What’re We Dyin’ For?

 The pictures from Baghdad are unbearably hard to view. Catholics on the steps of their altar, the blood pooled around them. Killed in the very act of worship. Killed ironically during the holy sacrifice of the Mass, in which the Body and Blood of Christ are offered once again to His Father for the salvation of the world. This time they, too, were sacrificed. The attack on 31 October comes after many months of increased violence against Catholics, generally perpetuated by Muslims, but also by Hindus.

 When one uses the term ‘increased’ one indicates that there was a preceding period in which there was less violence, and it is true that there preceded this period one in which Catholics and Muslims, and Catholics and Hindus, lived in a state of mutual tolerance occasionally punctuated by breaks in that norm. This escalation is recent. It is new, and it is well to ask ourselves why.

 The reason is Vatican II. Don’t sigh! Read on!

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Way to Woman-Up: The Girls Who Save(d) England

Sometimes one learns well from one’s detractors, and this is the case with John Bossy’s work on the Reformation.  He tells the story of Catholic women of the gentry during that bloody time.  (Apparently they are still causing mischief to the bad guys.)  Continue reading



Perhaps It’s Not the End

It certainly seems that we are at the end of the world. Continue reading



Korea’s Planned Parenthood Changes Its Name, China Wakes

History is going to overtake our discussion of abortion. It’s already begun, you can hear the distant bells. Continue reading



Planned Parenthood to South Korea: Oops, We Destroyed You! Sorry!

In the astonishingly frank 2009 interview linked here, the head of Korean Planned Parenthood , Mr. Choi Seon-jeony, details the depth of Korea’s depopulation crisis and the transformation it has wreaked upon Planned Parenthood itself. Go read it, but if you don’t have time, you will find a short summary below. The reader may notice inconsistencies in the summary; they are present in the original.

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Muslim head scarf no threat to Quebec values, report says

This article in Canada.com reports that a Quebec commission spent 5 million dollars to conclude that the Muslim headscarf is no threat to the values of Canada and should be allowed. The article discusses various Islamic aspects of the question and ignores another aspect, the fact that our western, re-paganized society has very much to do with the veil.

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