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Poland Prospers and Protects

November 17, 2018 by

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By Edwin J. Feulner   ~   We celebrated a significant milestone this Veterans Day: 100 years since the end of World War I. But another noteworthy anniversary fell on that day. Nov. 11, 2018, also marked the centennial of a free Poland, one of America’s most important allies in Europe. It’s been a rough journey, though. The […]

Be a Saint, Not a Scrooge

December 16, 2013 by

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Pope Francis’s challenge is important, whatever your interpretation of his economic views. By Peggy Noonan · We’re not a year into his leadership, but it’s Christmastime and the pope has been much in the news. Let’s look at how he’s doing. He continues to capture the imagination. When he says something, people look and listen. […]

Pageantry, History, and Change

May 1, 2011 by

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By Alan Caruba Last week ended in pageantry that altered history in ways the whole world could take notice, vicariously participate, and absorb into the collective conscience. On Friday the heir to the British throne married and a former commoner became the future queen of England. The world rejoiced. On Sunday, Pope John Paul was […]

American Minute – Pope John Paul II

May 18, 2009 by

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William J Federer’s American Minute On MAY 18, 1920, in a small town in Poland, Karol Wojtyla was born. A chemical worker during World War II, he risked punishment by Communists for being ordained a priest. In 1967, he became Archbishop of Krakow and, in 1978, he became Pope John Paul II, the first non-Italian […]