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Icebreaker for liberty - Father Raymond J. de Souza

Friends of Ezra Levant find themselves making the same phone call at least annually.   Read more...

In Defense of Certainty - Charles Krauthammer

It's trendy to be suspicious of people with "deeply held views." And it's wrong.  Read more...

India's Newest Martyrs - Anto Akkara

"Do you want Christ or your life?" the mob leaders demanded of the Nayaks and five other members of the Nayak family. Unfazed, the brothers replied, "Christ is everything for us."  Read more...

Introduction - John L. Allen Jr.

This book is about the most dramatic religion story of the early twenty-first century, yet one that most people in the West have little idea is even happening: the global war on Christians.   Read more...

Introduction - Their Blood Cries Out: The Untold Story of Persecution Again - Michael Horowitz

The mounting persecution of Christians eerily parallels the persecution of Jews, my people, during much of Europe's history. Today, minority Christian communities have become chosen scapegoats in radical Islamic and remnant Communist regimes, where they are demonized and caricatured through populist campaigns of hate and terror.  Read more...

Is Tolerance a Virtue? - Donald DeMarco

Tolerance, of itself, is not a virtue.  Read more...

Islam and Us - Brad Miner

There was a time when Islam was an historical, literary, or cinematic curiosity with little or no purchase on the American imagination and no measurable impact on our lives.   Read more...

Islam: The Appeal and the Peril - Donald DeMarco

Some Muslim scholars, such as Mirza Ghulam Ahmed, have interpreted the concept of a Holy War, or Jihad, as a personal striving for righteousness. Nonetheless, the incident of violent Islamic Jihads throughout history, especially against Christians, is cause for deep concern.  Read more...

It’s 1938 again - Charles Krauthammer

Last week Bernard Lewis, America's dean of Islamic studies, who just turned 90 and remembers the 20th century well, confessed that for the first time he feels it is 1938 again.  Read more...

John Paul II Refutes Deepest Prejudice Against Christianity - POPE JOHN PAUL II

The prejudice of prejudices dominant at the end of the century is against Christianity in general, and the message of the Catholic Church in particular and concerns the temptation to reduce the Gospel to an ethical system, complete with prohibitions and impersonal precepts, but devoid of love.  Read more...

Keeping the Faith: Religion, Freedom, and International Affairs - Paul Marshall

The habit of ignoring the factor of religion in human life and international affairs is all too common in the West.  Read more...

Killing Christians, in the name of the Prophet - Michael Coren

The bomb that killed at least 21 Egyptian Christians on New Year’s morning was packed with sharpened metal, iron balls and razor wire.   Read more...

Kristallnacht revisited? - Father George W. Rutler

This past November 9th and 10th marked the seventy-fifth anniversary of Kristallnacht, when mobs attacked properties belonging to Jews in Berlin and other German cities.   Read more...

Legal Persecution - Father James V. Schall, S.J.

Catholics have little legal future in this country except as a narrow, strictly defined sect.   Read more...

Let the People Decide - Antonin Scalia

In the majority's telling, this story is black-and-white:  Hate your neighbor or come along with us.  The truth is more complicated.  Read more...

Let Your Freak Flag Fly: A Classroom Story - Augustine R. C. Mazzeo

Even the most steadfast egalitarian institution betrays itself in practice.  Read more...

Lies, Damned Lies and Dan Brown: Fact-checking Angels & Demons - Steven D. Greydanus

In a Q&A billed as an “interview” on his own website, Brown writes “My goal is always to make the character’s [sic] and plot be so engaging that readers don’t realize how much they are learning along the way.” Or how much misinformation they’re absorbing.   Read more...

Living within the truth - Archbishop Charles Chaput, O.F.M. Cap.

Archbishop Charles Chaput provides a wide-ranging commentary on the role of the Church in today's world and calls upon Catholics in America and in Europe, to resist the world's intolerance of Christianity.  Read more...

Lord Have Mercy: A review of God is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything - Ross Douthat

Every talented writer is entitled to be a bore on at least one subject, but where religion is concerned Christopher Hitchens abuses the privilege.  Read more...

Maria Monk - Robert P. Lockwood

Anti-Catholic newspapers were flourishing in the United States by the mid-1830s thanks to the wide appeal of a new genre: convent horror stories.  Read more...

Marking evil’s deepest roots - Father Raymond J. de Souza

We so cavalierly use the past for our present purposes that it is remarked when someone demurs from doing so. Pope Benedict XVI went to Auschwitz last Sunday and delivered an address that was as breathtaking in its scope as it was heartrending in its poignancy.  Read more...

Martyrs of the Century - LLEWELLYN H. ROCKWELL JR.

The assumption of most intellectuals and their media echo chamber is that believers, particularly Christians, are a danger to society and to liberty.  Read more...

Martyrs of Today - Francis Cardinal George, O.M.I.

In the kingdom of God, it is never too late, whether to forgive the church's persecutors or to convert the enemies of the faith.   Read more...

Mention God? Don't you dare - Ben Shapiro

Brittany McComb, valedictorian of Foothill High School in Clark County, Nevada, stood up at her graduation and began to speak. A few paragraphs into her speech, school administrators cut off McComb's microphone.  Read more...

Military outlaws - Father George W. Rutler

The Geneva Convention's classification of military chaplains as noncombatants has traditionally been interpreted in the United States to mean that chaplains normally do not carry weapons.  Read more...


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