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Reconsidering 1/6

The day after the incursion into the U.S. Capitol, I wrote in these pages that the events that day were not part of my conservative movement. Breaking into a federal building and fighting with police is not something that our set does. I was, and I remain, appalled at what I saw.  I remain convinced [...]

Preparing for the Pope

It sounds like something that would at one time have been every British Catholic's dream: The pope comes to England for a state visit; he is received by Her Majesty the Queen; he addresses members of Parliament in Westminster's Great Hall, where St. Thomas More was tried four centuries earlier; and he celebrates a great [...]

More bad press for Benedict’s visit to England

Press for the pope's September visit to England gets worse all the time. First, it was Richard Dawkins et al. calling for Benedict's arrest upon his arrival in the country; now, an embarrassing Foreign Office memo has come to light that sarcastically suggests the pope "be asked to open an abortion clinic, bless a gay [...]

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