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The Revival of Latin – re-posted

I wonder how far I shall carry any opinion with me when I plead for active effort to revive the general use of Latin? Thus begins Belloc’s essay on The Revival of Latin One of the things I really like … Continue reading

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Peter Hitchens meme

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Hilaire Belloc: The Faith Through the Press

  In England at least, a daily Catholic paper is not yet a practical proposition, meaning by this a daily paper not devoted to specifically Catholic news but to all news treated in the light of Catholic philosophy and Catholic … Continue reading

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How Do You Solve A Problem Like Maria?

Let me tell you a story. I’m no good at telling them, but I’ll do what I can. Maria and her husband, Noway Jose, were not actually Hispanic. I just like the names. They were Catholic, however, and quite unusual … Continue reading

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The Barque of Peter

This is the Barque of Peter, an expression meaning Peter’s ship, referring to the Catholic Church, with the Pope at the helm. It is Peter’s barque, because St. Peter was the first Pope. Right now, however, the picture is dismal. … Continue reading

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Mass Killings

In Western countries, we have seen increases in massĀ killings, by people wielding knives, bombs, and guns. Also, trucks. Why do people do these things? I’m inclined to think it’s Psychopathy (or Narcissism), but these things are impossibleĀ to prove by proper … Continue reading

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