Why It’s Time to Treat the Hammer and Sickle Like the Swastika

“Conveniently, communists can always detach themselves from the horrors of the past.” By Richard Mason If someone were to ask you to think of either extreme of the political spectrum, odds are you would immediately picture a swastika at one end, and a hammer and sickle at the other. Regardless of your views of the… Read More Why It’s Time to Treat the Hammer and Sickle Like the Swastika

No, St. Brigid of Kildare Was Not a Pagan Feminist Abortionist

Ireland, February 1st, Feast of Saint Brigid, 2021 Catholicarena.com 21st Century Ireland is desperately grasping for an identity. It sometimes defines itself against British identity, yet it has found itself increasingly becoming a subculture of Britain both financially and culturally. Some often cast it as being distinct from American culture, yet many Irish children are… Read More No, St. Brigid of Kildare Was Not a Pagan Feminist Abortionist

Deplorable Restrictions on Religious Practice in Ireland

In recent months, we have witnessed a string of very disappointing and frankly disgraceful incidents concerning the implementation of draconian Covid-19 restrictions. This time, the targets of the Government’s enforcement program, as well as the harassment of a certain councillor in Limerick and her political tag-alongs, were the parishioners of several Catholic churches throughout the… Read More Deplorable Restrictions on Religious Practice in Ireland

History is complex. Dinesh D’Souza on Balance Regarding Colonialism

Anti-colonialism was one of the dominant political currents of the 20th century, as dozens of European colonies in Asia and Africa became free. Today we are still living with the aftermath of colonialism. Apologists for terrorism, including Osama Bin Laden, argue that terrorist acts are an understandable attempt on the part of subjugated non-Western peoples… Read More History is complex. Dinesh D’Souza on Balance Regarding Colonialism

Harmony and Differences on Predestination in Catholic Theology

Reginald Garrigou Lagrange and St. Alphonsus Ligouri 1. Catholic Thomist Reginald Garrigou-Lagrange’s Summary of Predestination: “Herein lies the great mystery of grace: it’s two aspects which are to be harmonized, may be expressed in the following manner: this mystery contains a striking light and shade: The light is expressed in two principles; the shade is… Read More Harmony and Differences on Predestination in Catholic Theology