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Thursday, December 27, 2018

In Defense of Literature

Blessed Fr. Jerzy Popiełuszko: Martyred Freedom Fighter

Marek Jan Chodakiewicz
 

2019 will mark the 30th anniversary of communism’s collapse in Poland and Eastern Europe. It will also mark 35 years since the murder of Father Jerzy Popiełuszko. I was safe in California when the communist secret police killed my old vicar in Poland in October 1984. In May 1980, Father “Jurek” Popiełuszko was assigned to our […]

In Defense of Literature

K. E. Colombini
 

Recently I was mildly rebuked by a reader for something I wrote on The Lord of the Rings wherein I reflected on the valuable lessons from this work, as well as the life and letters of J.R.R. Tolkien, and their applications to the current crisis being faced by Catholics. “Sorry, we don’t have the luxury […]

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