Donald R. McClarey

Victory in the Cold War

Historian Andrew Roberts reminds us of our victory in the Cold War.  Today when so many idiots, especially among the young, seem eager to embrace socialism, it is good to remember the crimes committed by the Communists, the foremost advocates

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Ben Butera

Why Attend Mass?

With a holy day of obligation coming up on Wednesday for the Feast of the Assumption, the topic of why Catholics are obliged to attend Mass may come up. In fact, the whole subject of why attend Mass at all

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Donald R. McClarey

Ten Years of TAC: Anne de Gaulle

(The American Catholic will observe its tenth anniversary in October.  We will be reposting some classic TAC posts of the past.  This post is from October 28, 2009.)     Charles de Gaulle could be a very frustrating man.  Churchill, in reference

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Donald R. McClarey

PopeWatch: Agentina

Last week the Argentine Senate rejected a bill which had passed in the Argentine House allowing abortion during the first fourteen weeks of pregnancy.  Credit where credit is due, on March 17, the Pope issued an open letter to the

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