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The Police Heroism in Compton

The Police Heroism in Compton

Last Friday, when we marked the 19th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, one thing that did not get enough attention was the sacrifice of the police, firefighters, and other first responders, hundreds of whom were killed that day. First responders is an apt term for them. They

The Catholic Case Against Communism

The Catholic Case Against Communism

In July 2019, America magazine, the top Jesuit publication, published a piece titled, “The Catholic Case for Communism,” with an accompanying photo of Bolivian leader Evo Morales handing a “communist crucifix” to Pope Francis. It suggested that Catholics can find common cause with, or a kindred spirit

NBC, ABC, CBS, and CNN show zero results for reports on the 5-year-old white child allegedly executed by black 25-year-old neighbor

NBC, ABC, CBS, and CNN show zero results for reports on the 5-year-old white child allegedly executed by black 25-year-old neighbor

Four major news networks have not reported on a story of a 5-year-old white child who was allegedly shot in the head at point-blank range by a 25-year-old black man while he played in the street. “Cannon Hinnant Say his name @CNN @NBCNews @CBSNews @ABC,” Jason Howerton of the Blaze tweeted,

Good Cop, Bad Cop

Good Cop, Bad Cop

The aftermath of the wrongful death of George Floyd has unfortunately seen another wrong: the perception of too many police officers as villains. Police are feeling it, painfully. Many of them are blaming not just bad police but Black Lives Matter for its language regarding

After AOC decries statue, Hawaiian Catholic says St Damien of Molokai ‘gave his life’ serving lepers

After AOC decries statue, Hawaiian Catholic says St Damien of Molokai ‘gave his life’ serving lepers

A Hawaiian Catholic catechist said that St. Damien of Molokai is a “hero” to the Hawaiian people, after a prominent congresswoman claimed the statue honoring him in the U.S. Capitol is part of colonialism and “patriarchy and white supremacist culture.”  St. Damien “gave his life”

Don’t Cancel Flannery O’Connor

Don’t Cancel Flannery O’Connor

Last week, Loyola University Maryland announced that it is renaming the Flannery O’Connor Residence Hall on campus. In an email to the Loyola community, President Brian F. Linnane, S.J., stated that he made this decision based on “information coming forward recently” which “revealed that some of [O’Connor’s]

The Tragedy of George Floyd

The Tragedy of George Floyd

I try to reply cordially to every letter WORLD members send me. During June I briefly apologized 20 times to reprimands for a mistake I made, but with letter 21 something broke, and I responded at greater length. Thanks for your note. I was inaccurate