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Christophobia, Communist and Otherwise

Orthodox Archbishop Hilarion Alfeyev has recently warned Europeans of the dangers of building a completely atheist and secularized society.  That was the situation in Eastern Europe under communism.  Some of the methods may have been different, but the outcome is

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Europe’s Self-Jihad

The Report on the Evolution of the Family in Europe 2008, published by the Institute for Family Policies in Madrid, suggests that the family is being closed down and sold off at bargain-basement prices.  In Europe there is an abortion

Lepanto: A Category of the Spirit
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Lepanto: A Category of the Spirit

There are days and places in history when time seems to stand still and, in the space of a moment, the fate of future centuries is decided.  At dawn on October 7, 1571, the spectacle would have made a strong

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Catholic Rome

St. Thomas Aquinas maintains that our intellect cannot grasp anything except through our senses. Recognizing this truth is essential to understanding the city of Rome and—beyond Rome—the Catholic Church, because Rome means nothing without the Church, and the Church loses