Letter #6b, 2017: Steve Bannon, in his own words

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January 31, 2017, Tuesday — “The flower of mankind” “Our forefathers… were able to bequeath to us a Church and a civilization that really is the flower of mankind.” — Steve Bannon, top advisor to US President Donal Trump, in 2014, speaking from Los Angeles to a Vatican conference on global poverty and on how […]

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Antonin Scalia – A Bulwark for Liberty

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia is seen in this Aug. 30, 2013, file photo at Georgetown University Law Center in Washington. (CNS photo/Nancy Phelan Wiechec) See OBIT-SCALIA Feb. 15, 2016.

His “originalism” was not just a sound constitutional principle. It was a defense against the encroachin­g abuse of judicial power — like the enforced legalization of same-sex “marriage” On February 13, 2016, America lost one of its greatest legal minds, a patriotic American and a devout Catholic — Justice Antonin Scalia. One of Justice Scalia’s […]

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Francis in Cuba and the United States

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Pope Francis’ September 2015 trip started in Cuba and then took him to Washington, New York and Philadelphia in the United States. It generated enormous media coverage. For days, the Pope was “in the news” in an extraordinary way. Now Gilberto Marengo has analyzed this trip in Pope Francis Meets the New World (Vatican Publishing […]

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Reflections on the Papal Visit to Cuba and the United States

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Dear Brothers and Sisters, good morning! Today’s Audience will be in two places: here in the Square and also in Paul VI Hall, where many sick are, who are following the Audience on a large screen. As the weather is not very good, we decided they should be there covered and more tranquil. Let us […]

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