Res et Explicatio for AD 11-9-2009

Salvete TAC readers!

Here are today’s Top Picks in the world of Catholicism:

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1. Today is the twenty year anniversary of the fall of the Berlin WallPope John Paul II, Ronald Reagan, and Margaret Thatcher all played pivotal roles in bringing down Communism and discredited all socialistic and atheistic systems the world over.  Pope John Paul II played the most important role of the three, providing the moral backbone that is needed when confronting these manifestations of evil.

Newt Gingrich, Callista Gingrich, and Vince Haley wrote a timely article concerning this important anniversary titled The Victory of the Cross: How spiritual renewal helped bring down the Berlin Wall.  For this article click here.

2. Dave Hartline has already posted three articles here with us.  His latest is titled, Following the 2009 Election Results which Way is the Tide Turning toward Truth or Relativism?

For the article click here.

For all of Dave Hartline’s articles on The American Catholic click here.

3. Catholic Culture has changed their look again.  Unlike the last time I mentioned their new look, I have to say it is a major improvement.  It’s much easier to find Diogenes of Off the Record (under Commentary).  Blue has replaced what I think was the color pink as it’s primary color and the fonts are much stronger.

For the Catholic Culture link click here.

For Diogenes, which is under Commentary, click here.

4. The American representative to the Vatican, theologian Miguel Diaz isn’t happy.  He is unhappy because it seems that most American Catholics and the Vatican are mostly talking about abortion and not social justice issues.

Another American with his priorities in disjoint.  He would rather engage the Vatican on pointless dialogue on liberation theology rather than promote a Culture of Life by protecting the most vulnerable among us.

To read Kevin Diaz of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reporting on this click here.

5. For the last Res et Explicatio click here.

6. For more news and commentary click here.

2 Responses to Res et Explicatio for AD 11-9-2009

  1. Donald R. McClarey says:

    In the category of it has to be seen to be believed, here is an article by a former East German bemoaning the fall of the wall and German reunification.

    I am happy to say that the comments on the piece are suitably caustic.

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