There is one critical outcome that liberal individualism has completely failed to deliver and that is babies. Continue Reading »
Joseph T. Stuart’s book holds out the promise of shedding light on the inner workings of a peerless mind. Christopher Dawson’s writings have been enormously important to me in understanding the civilization I inherited and grew up in, the part my homeland (Ireland) played in its construction, . . . . Continue Reading »
St. Patrick’s Day is a new kind of “Ireland Day,” and the celebrations reflect the spirit of the times. Continue Reading »
Catholic Ireland's battle against the de-Catholicizing of her Constitution is coming to an end.
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Recent essays and a Neumann Forum report on contemporary Ireland reveal liberalism does not sit well in the Emerald Isle. Continue Reading »
With the referendums on marriage and abortion comfortably won, with gender self-ID written into law, where next for a country that has staked its new identity on a maximalist adoption of liberalism? Continue Reading »
Not very long ago, an eminent British editor tweeted an article from his own publication showing (he said) that “in the Middle Ages, some 100,000 women over Europe were burned, hanged, drowned, or put to death in other ingenious ways on suspicion of being witches.” “Three centuries of . . . . Continue Reading »
As his latest album demonstrates, a subset of Sting’s songs reverberates with the legacy of an urban English Catholic childhood of the 1950s and ’60s. Continue Reading »
Modern people, despite being drawn to medieval aesthetics and artificats, cannot seem to bear to examine what those artifacts are modeled on: the intelligible order glimpsed by the eye of faith. Continue Reading »
A Catholic understanding of art is about more than cherishing faded glories.
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