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Sarto, Siri?

Cardinal Siri was a fine churchman, but by his lack of reaction to the disaster of Vatican II, arguably not fine enough.

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Flowers Teach

All the beauties of Creation teach the value of time and why no soul at death can plead, “I did not know . . .”

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Flowers Speak

It is not unjust for a soul’s eternal fate to depend on its brief life on earth. God spoke to it constantly.

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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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Blessed Cave

In Subiaco, Italy, St Benedict spent three years in a mountain cave, amidst God’s Nature, filling his soul with God’s grace.

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Juvenal Again

Today’s post-Christian pagans are enemies of grace and nature alike. Pre-Christian classics can give special access to the human nature underlying grace.

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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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