THVRSDAY AFTERNOON EDITION

School of Athens by Raphael, A.D. 1511 (Credit: Taylor Marshall, Ph.D.)

Plato’s Aristocracy & Why Catholics are Losing the Culture War

. . .whether you like it or not, we in the West have a layered class system & our inability to see it & plan accordingly has led contemporary Catholics to lose our cultural impact on the global stage.  Before we get to the reasons why let’s look at the classical Greek & Indo-European idea of society & rank & then move on to how Catholics are losing their social & political influence. . .

by Taylor Marshall, Ph.D.

Live Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament – Adorecast
Never Mind Met Gala’s Profanities, People Yearning for Confident Catholicism – CH
An All-Too-Moveable Feast – Charlotte Allen, First Things
The Tradition of Clerical Dress 
Pope Moved by Warmth & Family Spirit of Nomadelfia Community – Robin Gomes, VN
Teacher Appreciation – Dale M. Coulter, First Things
Hawaii Just Made a Big Mistake by Legalizing Assisted Suicide, Here’s Why – M. Valliere

The Princess Who Was Kicked Out of Her Castle for Serving the Poor – Cecilia Zinicola
What’s Scariest: Facebook, Google . . . Or Us? – Nathanael Blake Ph.D., Public Discourse
God Mounts His Throne with Shouts of Joy: Ascension Day Readings Explained – TSP
Why “Liberalism” Needs Natural Law – Samuel Gregg D.Phil., Law and Liberty
Cardinal Marx is “Impressed” with Karl Marx – Paul G. Kengor Ph.D., Crisis Magazine
Top Guernsey Committee Refuses to Back Assisted Suicide – Nick Hallett, Cthlc Herald
Does California Law Deny Parents’ Right to Opt Out of ‘Gender Education’? – Br. Fraga
Monsieur Olier on the Ascension – Rick Yoder, The Amish Catholic
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