The Last Will and Spiritual Testament of Louis XVI, King of France

As many know, January 21st marks the anniversary of France’s regicide. King Louis XVI of France was condemned to death on January 20th 1793, and the next day went to the guillotine. This event is rich in significance for us today. Our Lord Jesus Christ himself referred to it in the context of the Fatima …

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Suffering under persecution – the example of Robert Southwell and the English Martyrs

One of the great delusions of the modern age is the presumption that human beings today are in some way “better”, more “enlightened”, more “moral” than people in the past, who were were cruel, or ignorant, or incapable of seeing things which are obvious to “modern man”. This attitude reveals itself in the frequent use …

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