TALES FROM THE GREAT HIPPIE TRAIL — PART II
My rescuers had, without any advance notice, sacrificed their money, time, and convenience for the sake of this foreigner, this stranger, perhaps this infidel.
TALES FROM THE GREAT HIPPIE TRAIL — PART I
For $333 I would receive “transportation by bus and double occupancy of a tent” on an escorted 60-day ride from Frankfurt, Germany, to Kathmandu, Nepal.
MYSTERIOUS EVENTS IN THE WISCONSIN WOODS
This Catholic town was created out of raw Wisconsin woodlands by a single priest as a utopian religious haven.
CROATIA & ITS CARDINAL
Croatia's cardinal Stepinac faced opposition unimaginable to most prelates in the modern West. By all indications, he did not buckle.
AMID BOUTS OF CONVERT BEWILDERMENT SYNDROME
A Montenegrin national census asked about religious affiliation. Seventy-two percent answered Orthodox, 3.5 percent Catholic, and 19 percent Muslim.
BROTHERS OF THE SWORD, THE SINGING REVOLUTION & JOHN PAUL'S LAST BISHOP
Catholicism in 1980s Estonia amounted to one shunned priest living in a closet; his flock numbered fewer than a half dozen souls.
RELIGIOUS SUPPRESSION ON YOUTUBE
Monastery of the Caves was founded on the Dnieper River in A.D. 1015, when Kyiv was capital of the Russian state. The monastery is one of Orthodoxy's greatest.
FROM COMMUNISM TO CHRISTIANITY
Here Catholics can discover a Church tougher and more unashamed than their own, and perhaps can learn how to persevere against a cultural elite that despises them.
CHRISTIANITY ON THE CONTINENT
From 2001 to 2008 this author traveled to 16 European countries for business, attending Mass in each. This is what I encountered.
ON THE ROCK WITH ST. PAUL
One country has kept Catholicism in the attic for centuries. The other has kept Catholicism alive, even on uninhabited islands.
THE LITTLE FLOWER AND THE GREAT WAR
She was thought so unimportant in her day that her newspaper obituary read: "Death on 30 September, of Marie Françoise Thérèse Martin, 24 years 9 months, nun at Carmel, rue de Jivarot."
TRAVELS IN POLAND
In Poland the presumption is that truth is one, and there is only the true Church. If it's not Catholic, it's not true. The spiritual maze is simple to navigate.
AN ALTAR CONSECRATED BY PRIESTLY BLOOD
The Catholic Church is the only large institution left for effective resistance to Trotsky's enduring Culture of Death and its ruinous impact.
- Karl Keating