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Music For The Day

Kyrie, from Mass VIII, de Angelis.

Performed here on the organ. Sung version here.

I used to enjoy singing this at the Latin Mass at… 14 more words

Music For The Day

Tales From The Safe Space, Part 46 – Purging Catholicism From A Catholic University In The Name Of Social Justice

When academic or religious freedom is at stake, principled pro-free speech professors can expect no cover or support from their spineless university administrations

We have already seen how the leaders and administrators at one American Catholic university – … 1,677 more words

UK Current Affairs

Tales From The Safe Space, Part 43 – DePaul University Censors Pro-Life Conservatives To Placate Black Lives Matter

Appeasing the gods of social justice and identity politics now overrides a Catholic university’s commitment to Catholicism itself

It is now indisputable: Black Lives Matter are rapidly becoming the one absolutely holy and inviolable interest group on American college campuses, a favoured priesthood of living saints who must be protected from blasphemy and offence at all costs. 1,983 more words

UK Current Affairs

#StopEnslavingSaudiWomen

Part of a fascinating Twitter revolution to say the least, trending topic #StopEnslavingSaudiWomen has blown up in terms of support and attention.

As some of you may not know, Saudi Arabian women are not allowed to do a number of mundane activities without the accompaniment and/or approval of a man. 60 more words

Feminism

Muslim Oppression in France

Recently in France (and certainly not in France alone) there has arisen an onslaught of discrimination against Muslims. Since France has one of the highest populations of Muslim citizens in the European Union, there is a lot of room for hate and violence, as illustrated by the recent events that have graced the news. 445 more words

Feminism

Banning The Burqa And Burkini Is Not The Correct Liberal Response To Conservative Islam

In a liberal democracy, government has no business dictating what clothing is or is not acceptable to wear – and banning the burqa or burkini only further delays the long-overdue day of reckoning between conservative Islam and modern Muslim women… 1,732 more words

UK Current Affairs

The Scientific Christian, Part 3: The Spin Doctor

We have seen that Rev Dr Nick Hawkes, author of Who Ordered the Universe? is a master of the begged question, and we have seen that he is quite adept at quote-mining. 2,779 more words

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