Jesuit Priest Van der Lugt dragged outside and shot in Syria

By John B. Manos / April 8, 2014 /

News is circulating today about a Jesuit priest, Fr. Frans van der Lugt, S.J. is confirmed by his Dutch province to have been killed. The news reports make it a little unclear who killed him, though — the insurgents sent in by the West, or the other insurgents. I don’t think we should say it…

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Melkite Nun: Syria is torn apart by foreign interests

By John B. Manos / November 19, 2013 /

Mother Agnes Miriam, who we’ve reported on here in the past is touring the United States discussing the atrocities in Syria. Most importantly, she’s explaining that the so-called “civil war” did not come from within as our news would have us believe. Local TV in Lincoln, NE covered her talk there. They report: To her,…

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From Under the Rubble…”Incredibly Small”

By Christopher Manion / September 14, 2013 /

During his speech to the nation regarding Syria on September 10, Obama spoke of “humanity” four times. Three of them reflected the sense of the term made famous by Turgot (+1781), the Enlightenment progressive for whom “the total mass of mankind (l’humanité) marches… slowly but steadily toward ever greater perfection.” In his prodigious studies of…

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From Under the Rubble…Cal Thomas’s Learning Curve

By Christopher Manion / September 7, 2013 /

The British parliament has defeated Prime Minister David Cameron’s motion to join Obama’s proposed attack on Syria. As of this writing, the U.S. Congress has not acted, but the prospect of another U.S. war in the Middle East has brought some old issues back to life. And some old players — the most interesting of…

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Melkite Nun Explains the Syrian Rebels are Destroying Them because they are Christian

By John B. Manos / November 18, 2012 /

Melkite Nun, Mother Agnes Miriam, explains that Christians are not fighting the government, and that the mass media is not reporting the truth — Christians in Syria are being beheaded, killed, and targeted — They are fighting for the own lives.

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“Now it is our time to suffer and die…” Syrian Archbishop Reports on the Destruction in Damascus

By John B. Manos / August 12, 2012 /

I am posting for your consideration a letter that was sent out two weeks ago. Although I have seen a few Catholic stories here and there, I had not found the full text of the letter anywhere, so haven gotten my grubby hands on a copy, I post the whole letter here. There may be…

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