Category Archives: Religion

National Effects of Catholicism

What does Roman Catholicism do to a country? Is it a blessing or something else? Fareed Zakaria of CNN touched on this on one of his shows and I happened to catch it. It is very interesting. What he said … Continue reading

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YOUR SINS WILL FIND YOU OUT, EVEN IF IT IS DECADES OR CENTURIES LATER.

The past wrongdoing of the Jesuits is coming back to bite them. The Jesuits, the Society of Jesus, have been linked to all kinds of crimes, also were, I understand, the largest slave-owners in Maryland. Their famous university, Georgetown, is … Continue reading

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The recent Vatican clean up that was in name only: news about a new bestselling Vatican expose

Bestselling Vatican Exposé Makes Rounds Francesca Chaouqui’s In the Name of Pietro, which was published on February 7 by Sperling & Kupfer (Italy), has been sold in Albania, Slovenia and Serbia. The book, which is now a bestseller in Italy, … Continue reading

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What’s planned for the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation?

What has been planned for the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation? What is happening in Europe and what is happening in Canada and the United States? I am not sure, this spot, for instance, declares that it is a … Continue reading

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The latest Ben-Hur movie

The newest Ben-Hur movie is out now though I haven’t had the opportunity to watch it. It is a remake of the blockbuster 1959 film, a historical drama directed by William Wyler that won 11 Academy Awards. That is the … Continue reading

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The new President of the Philippines

The New President of the Philippines, Rodrigo Duterte, has been opposed by the Roman Catholic Church in this predominantly Catholic country but this has evidently done little to dampen his popularity. Duterte, who is somewhat similar to Donald Trump in … Continue reading

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Spotlight

Well I have now seen the Academy Award winning movie Spotlight basically twice. The language is coarse at times, but generally I think the movie is very good. According to Wikipedia: Spotlight is a 2015 American biographical drama film directed … Continue reading

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Lincoln Scholar cannot back up position with evidence?

On February 11, this year, the New York Times reported, “Harold Holzer, a Lincoln scholar who recently announced his retirement as a public affairs executive at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, has been awarded the 2015 Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize, … Continue reading

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150 years today, some of the Lincoln conspirators were executed.

Today is the sesquicentennial of the hanging of four of the people who conspired to murder Abraham Lincoln and other high-ranking US government officials. They included Mary Surratt, the first woman ever executed by the federal government. The executions took … Continue reading

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A New Bishop in Chicago, the Tribune Gushes.

The Chicago Tribune has lately been full of the news that there will be a new Roman Catholic bishop of Chicago , (and a major new player in the city’s power structure?) The Tribune reported on September 20th that: The Vatican on … Continue reading

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