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Culture Alert

A friend writes that he sees the Newsociety failing to denounce cultural problems. This failure makes it more than vulnerable.

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Angelism – II

How can a modern artist like T.S.Eliot be praiseworthy? Because while facing modern man’s disorder, he never gives up on God’s order.

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Virtuous Pagans

Central to true religion is a certain response to life and to God which pagans can have and which Catholics can lose.

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Atheists’ Theism?

A remark of Brahms concerning his Violin Concerto shows that even without the Catholic Faith a man can appreciate God’s objective order.

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Truth Liberates

The ugliness of modern art argues for God’s existence. God is not a policeman, but a liberator of the good in man.

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“Tristan” Chord

The revolutionary harmonies of Wagner’s “Tristan” played a major part in destabilizing modern music, and with it, modern man.

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Hammerklavier Sonata

The gaunt last movement of Beethoven’s 29th piano sonata clearly foreshadowed the horrors of modern “music,” nearly 200 years ago.

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Motu Proprio – I

To a doubting French journalist the author of “Eleison Comments” expresses confidence that the imminent Motu Proprio will do much good.

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Motu Proprio – II

Indeed, it both declares that the Tridentine Mass was never banned, and permits Latin rite priests to use it, whenever and wherever.

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The Cinema

By overloading our eyes and ears, said Kafka, the cinema overwhelms our minds. Minds being overwhelmed means that lies triumph.

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“Pascendi” – I

In his outstanding Encyclical of 100 years ago, Pius X nailed the deadly error of modern times: minds’ independence from their object.

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