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Speak Up!

The Archbishop said, “Rome is no more in Rome.”
Elsewhere today is Catholics’ spiritual home.

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American Shakespeare?

The American film-maker, John Ford, comes maybe as close as modern times can to that greatest of popular entertainers, William Shakespeare.

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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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Deadly Angelism

The 20th century’s most outstanding poet in English, T.S.Eliot, sets an example of not pretending that modernity is angelic.

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Don’t Borrow

To live by borrowing is foolish for borrowers and often today criminal for lenders, but God uses such criminals to scourge apostasy.

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Few Elect?

Free-will’s inclination to sense delights accounts for the damnation of numberless souls, but also for God’s Paradise being no little reward.

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Sick Claims

People who claim that Shakespeare belonged to the Lavender Brigade cannot understand what they are reading, notably Sonnet 20.

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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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