A reader sent in the following comment on a previous post, but it is highlighted here for greater visibility. [[My preliminary comments.]]: “Father, I’ve heard several Catholic radio show hosts and journalists talk about “collective guilt” as if it is … Continue reading →
When violent groups turn peaceful protests into riots, the riot-makers use the cover and momentum of the protesters to advance their violent class struggle narrative.
This is the 85th anniversary of the founding of Alcoholics Anonymous, back in 1935 by Bill Wilson, a WW I veteran and stockbroker, and Dr. Robert Smith, a retired surgeon.
They developed their 12-step program in the ‘Big Book’, with a religious and theistic basis, five of the steps mentioning ‘God’ (hence, the difficulty of the program for atheists). Their doctrine is simple: The only way out of alcohol addiction is total and unremitting abstinence, admitting that one is ‘powerless’ over one’s addiction, relying upon a ‘higher power’, to see one through the rest of one’s life, sober.
However many people A.A. has helped – and it seems to have helped many – there are some skeptics. As this article from the Atlantic points out, it is nearly impossible to empirically verify the success rate of A.A., as they keep no records, their members are unknown (anonymity being an essential feature), and almost all of what evidence there is, is anecdotal.
Many are surprised to discover Black Lives Matter’s anti-family manifesto.
The review recommends that ‘the appointment of lay women and men to senior decision-making bodies and agencies be accelerated’ among other radical proposals.
“O sacred Banquet, wherein Christ is received, the memory of His passion is recalled, the soul is filled with grace, and there is given to us a pledge of future glory.” —St. Thomas Aquinas, O […]
I spoke with Hungary’s deputy minister of the prime minister’s office, Balázs Orbán, about the globalist backlash against Hungary’s — and only Hungary’s — response to the coronavirus outbreak.