ShareIn 1897 Francis Pharcellus Church, who had been a war correspondent during the Civil War, was working as an editor at The Sun, a prominent New York City newspaper. In 1897 an eight-year-old girl by the name of Virginia O’Hanlon asked her father whether Santa Claus really existed. Her father—Dr. Philip O’Hanlon, a coroner’s assistant [...]
ShareHad he lived, Italian philosopher and Thomistic theologian Father Cornelio Fabro (1911 – 1995) would have been 100 years old on August 24. The founder of the Institute for Higher Studies on Unbelief, Religion and Cultures, Father Fabro was a prolific writer, a follower of St. Thomas Aquinas whose works explored the worldview of Danish [...]
Share I have nothing to add to the profound musings of G.K. Chesterton. I just ran across this beautiful poem by the prolific English writer and apologist–I thought you’d enjoy.
ShareHappy birthday, Henry Sidgwick! Welcome to the Hedonism Hotel! I was poking around on-line the other day and I actually found a Jamaican resort which has as its claim to fame that “it’s the only resort where you can do what you want, when you want, in a way that you want.” The adults-only, clothing-optional [...]