Culture and Politics 2017-10-09T00:49:02+00:00

Articles on Culture and Politics

“A good Catholic meddles in politics, offering the best of himself, so that those who govern can govern. But what is the best that we can offer to those who govern? Prayer!”  Pope Francis

Conversion or Conquest

August 15th, 2018|

Radical Islamists seem intent on conquest. It has always been so. From the beginning and down the ages, radical jihadists have attempted to convert people to their religion by force. “”Convert” they cry “or

The Power and Problems of Pentecostalism

March 14th, 2018|

John Allen has reported here on the surge of Pentecostalism across Africa and the threat it presents to established Catholicism. Today the primary competition stems from Africa’s sprawling galaxy of Pentecostal and Evangelical churches,

America’s Ozymandias

February 28th, 2018|

On President’s Day, in the week that the Republican presidential candidates were criss crossing my home state of South Carolina. I stumbled across this article in the Smithsonian magazine. It tells how you can

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