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In Laudato Si’ the Pope is as loyal a son of the Church as he ever is

First it was eugenics – now, under the guise of environmentalism, governments across the world are trying to force the poor and ‘culturally backward’ not to breed

Why the religious kill

The greatest threat to freedom in the post-modern world is radical, politicised religion

Written by the winners, history has been harsh to the French emperor

Wellington – the Iron Irishman

Wellington was born in Ireland, once spoke with a thick brogue, and relied on Irish troops and officers to defeat Napoleon. Yet history portrays him as scorning his background

The libertarian politician is also a critic of ‘big government’ which withers away of the role of the individual

The invention of liberty, literacy and prosperity have all been wrongly portrayed as Protestant developments

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The latest book from the Catholic Truth Society on euthanasia is very well-timed