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"Being German," wrote Thomas Mann, "means culture, soul, freedom, art and not civilization, society, the right to vote." Following the collapse of Europe in 1945, a new Germany has risen from the rubble of Europe’s historic capitals and...
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I should like to take it upon myself to explode some of the more ridiculous notions now in circulation in the mainstream press on the subject of Europe and provide for readers a clearer picture of the continent...
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The poet Roy Campbell declared that Spain was “a country to which I owe everything as having saved my soul.”  Received into the Catholic Church in 1935, in Altea, a small town in Alicante, only a...
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The young woman closed her eyes on the night just prior to her wedding and found herself being addressed by Mary, the Mother of God. The young woman was promised a wedding in a red dress. She dutifully and...
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Born on Easter in April of 1865, Saint Urszula Ledóchowska taught that great men and women are brought up on the holy laps of Christian mothers. This Austrian-born Countess had a most holy mother who brought up...

If Marshall McLuhan were around today to comment on the results of Britain’s referendum about whether to “Remain” or to “Leave” the European Union, no doubt he would offer comments that would be surprising and puzzling....
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The surprise victory for “leave” in the referendum on Britain’s membership in the European Union has been hailed as a win for national sovereignty. It also has been lambasted as a sign of racism and xenophobia among the...
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If there’s one thing we’ve learned from the recent EU referendum in the United Kingdom it is that modern politics have nothing whatever to do with lofty principles, such as truth, integrity or freedom, and everything to do...
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On the morning of June 24, the world awoke to a changed Europe. With the so-called Brexit referendum, the UK voted to leave the European Union, and as such, the EU lost one of its most important member...
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To understand the result of the British referendum to leave the European Union it is enough to read the US Supreme Court decision, issued on the same day as the British referendum. The Court's decision is a classic...
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Editor's Note: The following is an interview that the Hungarian radio program "180 Minutes" conducted with Prime Minister Viktor Orbán of Hungary on May 20, 2016. 180 Minutes: We have Prime Minister Viktor Orbán in the studio. Good morning. PM...
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These are troubling times. Europe is apparently on the verge of meltdown. Unable to withstand the heat caused by the growing friction between the European Union and its member states, especially as the former tries...
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Multiculturalism is a thorny topic. It is also a topic on which any truly rational discussion is very difficult. The problem is that many people equate criticism of multiculturalism with racism. Since nobody wants...
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As Europe becomes the Middle East, it is perhaps time to reconsider the United States’ rush toward becoming Europe. Of course, those who are insisting we become more like Europe also are telling us that it is...