SPIRITED THINKING SINCE 1888
Leticia Ochoa Adams
December 21, 2017
Is there anything not to like about Christmas? The answer is a resounding no, and I include the secular sham that goes with it, expensive trees and cheap pink paper and maddening shopping. The birth of our Lord Jesus came in handy on his 1,914th birthday, when the German and British troops called a halt
December 22, 2016
Thanks to our Lord, I’ve lived, or flourished rather, for 80 Christmases, 78 of which I can only describe as brilliant. Two stand out as extremely sad and very bleak: December 25, 1944, and December 25, 1984. Christmas Day 1944 must rank as the worst in Greek modern history. After a six-month war against both
December 22, 2015
In The Great Heresies, Hilaire Belloc predicted that Islam would one day challenge the West again. Belloc wrote this back in the 1930s. He saw Islam as a Christian heresy, adopting monotheism, the immortality of the soul and the final judgment. Islam appealed to Arabs who had known only the gods of grim pagan religions. It
December 23, 2014
Taki on how he took on the late Christopher Hitchens in the name of Catholicism