Source: Deacon Lawrence via thewayofbeauty.org Reprinted with permission. I often think that one of the most overlooked periods of sacred art is the early 1900s. Christian artists of that period had a deep respect for tradition but were nit afraid to adapt traditional forms to contemporary needs. If anything their […]
Culture, Science & Society
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Fighting Hackers with Our Lady’s Help
Source: The Catholic Gentleman via YouTube.com Today John and Sam are joined by the man who recovered our Instagram page from a hacker in India. We discuss the situation this hacker put us in, privacy concerns in the digital space, and how to protect yourself and your identity. We also […]
Is the Church’s Priority Saving Souls, or Saving the Earth?
Source: Katarina Carranco via pop.org Over geological time, the earth’s climate has varied from tropical (think dinosaurs) to ice age (think woolly mammoths) and back again. We’re currently living in an interglacial period, and if another ice age descends upon us, as it well may, there is nothing we can […]
NEW Forensic Files expose FAKE Sr. Lucy of Fatima?
Source: The John Henry Westen Show via rumble.com A new compilation of forensic analysis and anecdotal evidence now being exposed suggest that the original Sr. Lucy of Fatima was replaced by a double — that is to say an imposter — by the Shadow Church. Header image: The John Henry […]
“They killed his four children in his presence”
Monsignor Obiora Ike, a Nigerian priest and human rights activist, was recently in Bokkos County of Plateau State, where Fulani jihadists murdered twenty Christians in a series of attacks in late November. He spoke to us about what he saw. To learn more about the crisis in Nigeria, visit www.nigeria-report.org […]
Christians Are Being Killed’: Critics Outraged at Biden Admin as Murder and Terror Rage in Nigeria
Source: CBN News via YouTube.com Religious freedom advocates are “outraged” and confounded after the Biden administration again declined to add Nigeria to the U.S. Department of State’s Countries of Particular Concern list, a designation targeting nations restricting or complicit in religious freedom violations. Joel Veldkamp, head of international communications at […]
Vancouver doctor has killed more than 400 people by euthanasia, also supports MAiD for mental illness.
Source: Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director, Euthanasia Prevention Coalition Reprinted with permission. A Vancouver doctor who operates a euthanasia clinic has killed more than 400 people since legalization. A recent article promoting euthanasia for mental illness alone states that Dr Ellen Wiebe has killed more than 400 people by euthanasia for physical reasons […]
Toward a New Vision of Wealth
Source: Elayne Allen via thepublicdiscourse.com Reprinted with permission In modern societies, wealth is not tied to land or long-lasting material things, nor is it transmitted across generations; it is fluid, shapeshifting, and usually doesn’t extend beyond the horizon of our own lives and personal needs. This series attempts to offer fresh […]
Moving From A Crisis of Beauty To A Culture of Reverence
Source: Margarita Mooney Clayton via thewayofbeauty.org Reprinted with permission. The present time of crisis in higher education may tempt us away from pondering fundamental questions about the human person that are essential to understanding what education is all about. But educators should not fall prey to cultural or societal pessimism—it […]
Western media told me that Hungary is not free. They are wrong.
Source: Christopher Szabo via mercatornet.com. Reprinted with permission. Despite its tormented history, Hungary is not an ‘elected autocracy’ Recently I returned from a trip to Hungary. My main aim was to see the country up close and help my family to decide whether to return there or to remain in […]
Why Art Matters
Source: Bishop Robert Barron via youtube.com Friends, why is art important? An uptick in vandalism against famous pieces of art, calling to mind outbreaks of iconoclasm throughout history, has raised questions about art’s value and purpose. On today’s “Word on Fire Show,” I discuss with Brandon Vogt why art matters. […]
Did Jesus Condemn Homosexuality?
Source: Brian Holdsworth via YouTube.com. Brian Holdsworth discusses whether Jesus did actually condemn homosexuality or not? Is biblical literalism the problem. Brian discusses that scripture is to be read according to four senses depending on the text: literally; typologically; morally and prophetically. It is not to be completely interpreted metaphorically, […]