Part three of my presentation of the four sermons of John Henry Cardinal Newman on the Anti-Christ delivered in 1835 before his conversion. Part I is here and Part II is here. In this sermon Newman considers the City and Empire of Rome and its relation to the Anti-Christ. Many Protestant theologians since the Reformation identified
Though the great houses love us not, we own, to do them right, That the great houses, all save one, have borne them well in fight. Still Caius of Corioli, his triumphs and his wrongs, His vengeance and his mercy, live in our camp-fire songs. Thomas Babbington Macaulay The above film is being released on
Technological history is a unique point of view that always caught my eye. David Deming of the American Thinker gives us a brief synopsis of his latest contribution in this genre. Keep in mind how integral Christianity was to the recovery of Europe after the barbarian invasions and the safekeeping of knowledge by the monastic
A new film, Under the Roman Sky, starring James Cromwell as Pius XII, details the heroic efforts of Pius XII to save the Jews of Rome from the Nazis, after Rome came under Nazi occupation subsequent to the fall of Mussolini following the Allied invasion of southern Italy in 1943. Rabbi David G. Dalin, in his review
The short video by the informative website Rome Reports shows beautiful and never before seen images of the world beneath Rome. From the Temple of Mithra to the underground aqueduct that feeds Trevi Fountain.
Happy Birthday Rome! Today, 2763 A.U.C., Rome was founded by Romulus and Remus.* According to legend, Rome was founded on April 21, 753 B.C. by twin brothers descended from the Trojan prince Aeneas. Romulus and Remus were the grandsons of the Latin King, Numitor of Alba Longa. The King was ejected from his throne by
The twenty-fifth day of December. In the five thousand one hundred and ninety-ninth year of the creation of the world from the time when God in the beginning created the heavens and the earth; the two thousand nine hundred and fifty-seventh year after the flood; the two thousand and fifteenth year from the birth of
Hat tip to Amy Welborn Pope Benedict XVI on Tuesday took advantage of a traditional homage paid to Our Lady by residents of Rome on the Feast of the Immaculate Conception to deliver this timely reflection on urban life. Some of you may remember the TV series “Naked City”, which closed with the famous line