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Protected: Irony is so dead… #Americanism

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European Americanism — redivivus?

I’ve not made it a secret that I am very uncomfortable with the Church pandering to the UN, inculcating its worldly verbiage, and generally vindicating the non- (and anti-) Christian autonomy of the UN, but I am truly open to … Continue reading

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A little religious liberty goes a long way…

[NB: I added a somewhat lighter reflection on this topic in this post.] Hooray, the Satanic Black Mass did not take place at Harvard–but only because religious liberty, as understood by most expositors of the “post-Conciliar” understanding of the term, failed at … Continue reading

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“These go to eleven.”

“It’s such a fine line between stupid and… and clever.” — David St. Hubbins and… Derek Smalls “‘This tasteless cover is a good indication of the lack of musical invention within. The musical growth rate of this band cannot even … Continue reading

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The Catholic position on the current American gambit…

“In the Divine Comedy, when Dante came to the ninth circle, he found sodomites and usurers in the same circle. That’s the Catholic position. We are against sodomy and usury. The sodomite takes what is fruitful–namely, sex–and makes it sterile. … Continue reading

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Extra communitatem nulla salvatione?

[After reading this, please refer to the follow-up post here.] “The underlying principle [of Americanism] is that, in order to more easily attract those who differ from her, the Church should shape her teachings more in accord with the spirit … Continue reading

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