June 22, 1865: Last Shot Fired in the American Civil War

  The Confederate commerce raider CSS Shenandoah, a converted steam merchant ship, steamed out of London on October 8, 1864.  Her skipper was Commander James Iredell Waddell, a veteran of twenty years in the United States Navy prior to the Civil

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When is the Swiss Guard Going to Disarm?

  I assume the Pope will now be having the Swiss Guard disarmed, and foreswearing any and all protection by the Italian police and military:   People who manufacture weapons or invest in weapons industries are hypocrites if they call

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PopeWatch: Encyclical Translated: Part II

    Continuing on with the translation by PopeWatch of the Green Encyclical.  Go here to read the first part.   51.Greedy gringo rich countries are responsible for economic disparities North and South and cause ecological damage in the South. 

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