French Court Orders Virgin Mary Statue Removed from Public Park

Sputniknews - 6/12/16 A French court has ruled that a statue of the Virgin Mary violates the country’s ban of public displays of religious symbols. The statue, located in the small town of Publier, must now be removed from public property. In 2011, Publier, a small town by Lake Geneva with about 6,000 residents, commissioned a marble ...

Eastern Right – Conservative minds convert to Orthodox Christianity

Illustration by Michael Hogue

By ROD DREHER  - March 2014 Reprinted with permission from - www.TheAmericanConservative.com Since the Second World War, Roman Catholicism has had enormous influence on American intellectual conservatism. The postwar rebirth of conservatism had two sources: libertarianism—a reassertion of classical liberalism against statism—and cultural traditionalism. For Russell Kirk and other leading traditionalists of the era, the Roman Catholic church, with its soaring intellectual ...