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One of a Kind

On September 22, a giant of Catholic journalism died—and genuine Catholic journalism might well have died with him.

Paul Likoudis was a crack reporter for The Wanderer, America’s oldest national Catholic newspaper—founded in 1867, published in German until 1954,

Ruminations Amidst the Ruins
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Ruminations Amidst the Ruins

In the winter of 1987-88, Sen. Dan Quayle of Indiana decided that he wanted the VP spot on the Republican ticket as the most “conservative” candidate.  He started his quiet campaign by running the idea by my boss, Sen. Jesse

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Radical Thoughts on Turkey

This will mark an historic turning point.

The tension in Turkey has been intense. Not any more. Erdogan will now “cleanse the military,” as he put it. In other words, he will make sure that the military is never again

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We’re All Racists Now

“For Democrats, it’s the gift that keeps giving: If all else fails, just call
Republicans racists . . . ”
—Neil Cavuto, FOX News

Well, everything else is indeed failing, but the racism racket is working so well that it

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A New Church and a New Country

Archbishop José Gomez of Los Angeles tirelessly advocates for illegal aliens.  A native of Mexico, he has an ardent love of his homeland and his people.  He testifies frequently on Capitol Hill in favor of various amnesty-related issues, always in

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The Bishops’ Quest for Amnesty

In January, when the Catholic Church in the United States was supposedly devoting all of Her efforts to preventing taxpayer funding of abortion in ObamaCare, America’s Catholic bishops took a distracting detour, announcing a nationwide “Justice for Immigrants” campaign.  Their

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The Bishop’s Hot Tub

The American Catholic Church has leaned left for so long that it’s hardly news any more.  This began way back when Cardinal Gibbon overruled Pope Benedict XV’s plea for peace during the Great War and pledged to President Wilson the