Temples of the Heretics

When we enter ornate and clean Basilicas, adorned with crosses, sacred images, altars and burning lamps, we most easily conceive devotion. But on the other hand, when we enter the temples of the heretics, where there is nothing except a chair for preaching and a table for making a meal, we feel ourselves to be […]

A Council Apart

I would now like to add yet a third point: there was the Council of the Fathers – the real Council – but there was also the Council of the media. It was almost a Council apart, and the world perceived the Council through the latter, through the media. Thus, the Council that reached the people […]

You Wouldn’t Hear It from a Docker!

Father Ted: It’s true what they say about these career women. They’re very aggressive. Father Dougal: Yeah, she was very aggressive, wasn’t she, Ted? Father Ted: Oh, and the language out of her. You wouldn’t hear it from a docker! Fecking this, fecking that… Father Dougal: Ah, you would. They use very bad language. Father […]

An Insult by Impiety and Folly

The General is sorry to be informed–, that the foolish and wicked practice of profane cursing and swearing, a vice heretofore little known in an American army, is growing into a fashion;– he hopes the officers will, by example as well as influence, endeavor to check it, and that both they and the men will […]