Jean-Baptiste de La Salle

Canada

Racing Canada to Tyranny

I imagine the majority of readers here at Crisis are from the great nation a couple hours south of my hometown. As a Canadian I grew up in a culture that was heavily influenced by all the good—and the bad—that comes from my southern neighbor, and I have great affection for the USA. But there [...]

Jean-Baptiste de La Salle: Educator and Saint

In the so-called Age of Enlightenment, philosophes like Voltaire worked zealously to destroy Christianity among the elite of society, at the same time, not caring one whit for “enlightening” the lower classes.  In a letter to Diderot, the famous wit wrote, “Whatever you do, keep your eye on the wretch.  It must be destroyed among [...]

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