Believe Evidence – Short Takes

  By Charlie Johnston “The farther back you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see” – Winston Churchill “Believe Women” is the latest mantra of the left – no matter how absurd an individual woman’s story is, you must believe it because she is a woman. We’ve been here before. In the […]

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Defining Deviancy Down

By Charlie Johnston Today is the National Rosary Rally, sponsored by the Holy League. It culminates the 54-day Novena for our Nation. It has been a tumultuous time. May God shed his grace on us. ******* I have been a little under the weather. I broke a tooth off at lunch on Wednesday and spent […]

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Enthrone Our Lady of America

(I am an enthusiastic advocate for enshrining the statue of Our Lady of America in the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C. I think it is key to re-evangelizing the world. The following guest column is from Dan Lynch, who has been the foremost advocate for Our Lady of America in the […]

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Then War Broke Out in Heaven

By Charlie Johnston Last Sunday was a very important anniversary – the first of the great Revelation 12 event of a year ago, the event I count as the beginning of Rescue. Fr. Richard Heilman wrote a magnificent piece on the subject a few days before it arrived. Thirteen days after this great sign appeared […]

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Is It Just? – Short Takes

By Charlie Johnston I speak occasionally about “first principles,” those fundamental principles which, if you get solidly embedded in your mind, will guide you effectively in just about any circumstance. A corollary in examining an issue would be “first questions,” those questions that get to the heart of a matter with direct simplicity. One of […]

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Whither We are Tending

      By Charlie Johnston I got the following reply from my US Senator, Cory Gardner, chairman of the foreign relations committee, in response to my advocacy for Kyle McCarter to be confirmed as US Ambassador to Kenya: “Thank you for contacting me regarding presidential appointments. I appreciate you taking the time to write. It […]

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The Love of My Life

By Charlie Johnston It was St. Augustine’s Confessions that sparked my conversion to Catholicism nearly three decades ago. In the summer of 1990 I had spent a lot of time reading Reformation-era thinkers; Erasmus, John Donne, St. John of the Cross and Martin Luther, even excerpts from King Henry VIII’s defense of Catholicism written just […]

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