Eighty Years Ago the Spanish Civil War Begins

    Eighty years ago the Spanish Civil War began on July 17, 1936 with elements of the Spanish military rising against the leftist government.  Rorate Caeli has been running a series on the murderous persecution of the Church in

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Archbishop Chaput and the Media

One of the most irritating aspects of life for faithful American Catholics over the past several decades has been how quiet most of our bishops have been in the face of outrageous attacks on the Church.  Too many of our

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The Spanish Civil War: Sadly, Still Relevant

On Sunday I received a request from a Catholic blogger for my suggestions for readings in regard to the Spanish Civil War, a subject which I have always found fascinating.  Here is my response: The go to man on the

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SATURDAY EXTRA EDITION

The following is courtesy of ThePulp.it: The Speaker and the Scholars – Carson Holloway, Catholic Vote Torture Didn’t Lead Us to Bin Laden – Matthew J. Franck, First Things The Meatless Mark of Identity Restored – Rich Leonardi, Ten Reasons

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Sneak Peak At There Be Dragons Movie Trailer

UPDATE at the BOTTOM The famous director of the movies The Mission and The Killing Fields, Roland Joffe, has just released a trailer teaser to his new film he is producing that encapsulates the early life of Saint Josemaria Escriva.

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Movie About Saint Josemaria Escriva

A new movie about Saint Josemaria Escriva’s early years placed during the Spanish Civil War has been produced and will be released in 2010 A.D. titled, There Be Dragons. Saint Josemaria Escriva was born in 1902 A.D. in Barbastro, Spain. 

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Saint Josemaria Escriva Film In The Works

A film based on Saint Josemaria Escriva de Balaguer, the founder of Opus Dei, is being filmed in Argentina titled, There Be Dragons.  The movie is set in the years running up and including the Spanish Civil War. There Be

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