Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Bruce Frohnen on BREXIT

Brexit: The Start of Something Small?
CWR: Revisiting the The Catholic Enlightenment by Dr. Leroy Huizenga
Ulrich L. Lehner's new book on a mostly forgotten and misunderstood era reveals how much the post-Vatican II era resembles the post-Tridentine era.

It’s not just an era of change, but a change of eras. The world is moving fast, and the Church struggles to keep up, with many churchmen questioning whether she ought to try to keep up at all while others readily put their foot on the Barque of Peter’s throttle. Meanwhile, mighty tensions exist between the Pope in Rome and bishops and clergy in their dioceses, and estran...


Certain arcana

Sunday, June 26, 2016

Peter Hitchens on Brexit

Very Well, Alone

Gary North on Ralph Stanley: A Bluegrass Pioneer

his website

Missed Out...


This could be good. Yes, the evil Nazis are the villains again, but on the plus side, there's no bogus PC diversity.

Saturday, June 25, 2016

The Knights of Malta...

An Icon with a Political Message?

Pope Francis in Armenia

Chiesa: “Genocide,” the Word Francis Doesn’t Want To Say Anymore

He has removed it from his vocabulary on the verge of the journey to Armenia. And yet in the past he has used it repeatedly, including for the extermination carried out by the Turks a century ago. This is why he has decided to remove it

but an update...

Chiesa: “Genocide,” the Word Francis Wanted to Repeat. In Armenia

He said it again, by surprise, at the presidential palace in Yerevan, in the first speech of his journey. Departing from the written text, which was silent on it

The Abbeville Institute: Is Pluralism Enough? by Walt Garlington

Includes a contrast between Latin and Byzantine Christianity; some of the genealogy is doubtful but some of it (e.g. Latin monoculture) may be more correct than not.

Opening the Same Weekend as the Jack Reacher Sequel

The trailer for the Tom Cruise movie:

Friday, June 24, 2016

CWR: Orlando in Hindsight By James V. Schall, S.J.
While Islam is, as I judge it, a false religion, it is held by true believers who are much more accurate in their reading of their own classical texts than any of their critics.

Celtic Colours 2016

Time to Learn a Lesson

Catholic high school in San Jose stymied
South end of Santa Clara County

Opening Today

Not necessarily in all major metropolitan areas...

The Duel

The Call Up

and Johnnie To's Three

Brothers Osborne, "21 Summer"