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A Day like Today: Spreading the peculiar institution further south

A Day like Today: Spreading the peculiar institution further south

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Spero News Daily Brief - June 23, 2015

Spero News Daily Brief - June 23, 2015

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Book review: Chesterton and the Jews

Book review: Chesterton and the Jews

New biography of the famed British writer examines his complex relationship with the Jewish people as a means of avoiding the mistakes of the past to cloud relations between Christians and Jews.

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'Pray for America' says MLK niece in wake of Charleston hate-crime

'Pray for America' says MLK niece in wake of Charleston hate-crime

UPDATE: The Federal Bureau of Investigation identified on June 18 that Dylann Roof, 21, is a the suspect in the shooting at Charleston's Emanuel A.M.E. Church that killed nine.

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Magna Carta: the beginning of the end of tyranny

Magna Carta: the beginning of the end of tyranny

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Judge releases 1942 grand jury testimony on Battle of Midway

Judge releases 1942 grand jury testimony on Battle of Midway

US government opposed release.

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Early evidence of Christianity found in Israel

Early evidence of Christianity found in Israel

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Bernie Sanders' leftist love affair began with a Soviet honeymoon

Bernie Sanders' leftist love affair began with a Soviet honeymoon

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Archaeologists discover fresh, 358-year-old body in France

Archaeologists discover fresh, 358-year-old body in France

French archaeologists were shocked to discover the body of a woman who died in the 1600s in a great state of preservation, including all of her clothes.

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Muslim terrorists use Nazi-era weapons

Muslim terrorists use Nazi-era weapons

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Book review: Christian Persecutions in the Middle East: A 21st Century Tragedy

Book review: Christian Persecutions in the Middle East: A 21st Century Tragedy

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Phil Collins' Alamo artifacts to be housed at the Alamo

Phil Collins' Alamo artifacts to be housed at the Alamo

With a life-long passion of Texas Revolutionary history, Collins became the world's largest collector of Alamo artifacts.

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The deadly fusion of Nazism and Arab nationalism

The deadly fusion of Nazism and Arab nationalism

During WW2, Nazi leaders encouraged the emergence of Arab nationalism that was paired with anti-Semitism. Arabs served in Hitler's armies, and Iraqi Arabs - with the blessing of the leading Muslim cleric of the region - engaged in a genocide of Jews.

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U.S. went to war for 'momentum' in Iraq, not weapons of mass destruction

U.S. went to war for 'momentum' in Iraq, not weapons of mass destruction

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On Memorial Day, remember the Four Chaplains

On Memorial Day, remember the Four Chaplains

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Pope Francis: voice of Oscar Romero still resonates today

Pope Francis: voice of Oscar Romero still resonates today

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American exceptionalism forever

American exceptionalism forever

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Yet another English king may lie beneath a car park

Yet another English king may lie beneath a car park

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Why the Ever Lasting Man still lasts

Why the Ever Lasting Man still lasts

The legacy of Gilbert Keith Chesterton.

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Memorial Day isn't for shopping sprees

Memorial Day isn't for shopping sprees

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Quote of the day: three kinds of men

Quote of the day: three kinds of men

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How to navigate Napa's vineyards

How to navigate Napa's vineyards

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Obama lied about Bin Laden's death to burnish his own image

Obama lied about Bin Laden's death to burnish his own image

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Catholic Action vs. Alinskyian organizing

Catholic Action vs. Alinskyian organizing

How radicals pervert Christian teachings and churches in order to advance leftist goals in the United States.

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Guatemala: jubilation follows vice-president's resignation

Guatemala: jubilation follows vice-president's resignation

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Quote of the day: stupidity

Quote of the day: stupidity

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The moral implications of Obama's internationalism

The moral implications of Obama's internationalism

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Want peace? Know Jesus Christ says Archbishop Sviatoslav

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St Irene: voice of the messiah to her people

St Irene: voice of the messiah to her people

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Book review: Richard John Neuhaus: A Life in the Public Square

Book review: Richard John Neuhaus: A Life in the Public Square

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Christians recall martyrdom of Juan Gerardi in Guatemala

Christians recall martyrdom of Juan Gerardi in Guatemala

Bishop Gerardi was a human rights activist who was savagely murdered 17 years ago after he published a report linking Guatemala's military to 250,000 deaths.

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Israel commemorates Armenian massacre by Turks

Israel President Reuven Rivlin, as did President Obama, refrained from calling the 1915 massacre of Armenians by Ottoman Turkey a 'genocide.'

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Campus Muslims nix 'American Sniper' movie

Campus Muslims nix 'American Sniper' movie

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Neo-conservatives: first in war, last in peace

Neo-conservatives: first in war, last in peace

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Movie Review: 'Little Boy'

Movie Review: 'Little Boy'

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Paris re-discovers the sweet smell of breadmaking

Paris re-discovers the sweet smell of breadmaking

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Armenian genocide centenary has echoes today

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Praiseworthy Pius XII saved Jews from the Holocaust

Praiseworthy Pius XII saved Jews from the Holocaust

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Remembering the Armenian Genocide

Remembering the Armenian Genocide

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A New Evangelization or New Capitulation for the Catholic Church?

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Live from Egypt: God saves His people from bondage

Live from Egypt: God saves His people from bondage

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Why Easter falls on different dates in different churches

Why Easter falls on different dates in different churches

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Heroic legacy of Thomas Vander Woude

Heroic legacy of Thomas Vander Woude

A veteran of Vietnam, Tom Vander Woude did not hesitate to make a decision to save a life at a great cost. His legacy lives on

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Book review: My Battle Against Hitler

Book review: My Battle Against Hitler

Dietrich von Hildebrand was a German theologian who resisted Germany's National Socialism.

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World Down Syndrome Day urges us to reflect

World Down Syndrome Day urges us to reflect

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Abraham's sacrifice: there is no Christianity without Judaism

Abraham's sacrifice: there is no Christianity without Judaism

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Putin's invasion of Ukraine is a new Cold War

Putin's invasion of Ukraine is a new Cold War

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Pius XII and that other holocaust

Pius XII and that other holocaust

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Re-naming the infamous bridge at Selma, Alabama

Re-naming the infamous bridge at Selma, Alabama

Perhaps the Edmund Pettus Bridge might now bear the name 'Martyrs of Selma' instead. Sign the petition.

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Archaeologists find childhood home of Jesus Christ

Archaeologists find childhood home of Jesus Christ

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President Obama's speech at Selma, Alabama

President Obama's speech at Selma, Alabama

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Pope Francis and the untying of knots

Pope Francis and the untying of knots

Is Francis indeed the Red Pope? Or is he merely misunderstood? A review of Austen Ivereigh's "The Great Reformer: Pope Francis and the Making of a Radical Pope".

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Book review: Witness

Book review: Witness

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America's Great Silicon Divide

America's Great Silicon Divide

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Thought for the day: dark illumine

Thought for the day: dark illumine

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Thought for the day: Standing together

Thought for the day: Standing together

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Where are the Catholic leaders in Congress?

Where are the Catholic leaders in Congress?

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Kitschy Eurovision contest goes political

Kitschy Eurovision contest goes political

Eurovision comes during the observances of the centenary of the Muslim genocide of 1.5 million Christians in Turkey.

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Barack Obama and the history of History

Barack Obama and the history of History

Living in a material world in a post-religion age.

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English hero to be unearthed at Bedlam

English hero to be unearthed at Bedlam

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A father chooses life for his baby son

A father chooses life for his baby son

Infanticide is not the only option for children born with Down syndrome.

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Stunned Vermonters condemn Republican for Latin state motto

Stunned Vermonters condemn Republican for Latin state motto

Some Vermonters are confused about which language is the most widely used in Latin America.

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Spain plans to invade Australia

Spain plans to invade Australia

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Millenials: Be glad! McPizza is still available

Millenials: Be glad! McPizza is still available

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Crucified Again: persecution of Christians becomes more widespread

Crucified Again: persecution of Christians becomes more widespread

Approximately 100,000 Christians die every year because of their faith. One thousand Nigerian churches destroyed in 2014.

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Best-selling author remains a road warrior for human rights

Best-selling author remains a road warrior for human rights

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Competition and the pathology of profit

Competition and the pathology of profit

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A complete history of Christmastide

A complete history of Christmastide

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RIP: Robert Wolfe, history's gain and loss

RIP: Robert Wolfe, history's gain and loss

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Best-selling author explains essential role played by IBM in the Holocaust

Best-selling author explains essential role played by IBM in the Holocaust

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Thought for the day: Israel was built to last

Thought for the day: Israel was built to last

Happy Hannukah!

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Noted author Edwin Black schools students on the roots of racism

Noted author Edwin Black schools students on the roots of racism

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Thought for the day: the dignity of African women

Thought for the day: the dignity of African women

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Thought for the day: Come to your senses!

Thought for the day: Come to your senses!

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George Washington's Thanksgiving

George Washington's Thanksgiving

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Stop the madness of Un-Thanksgiving

Stop the madness of Un-Thanksgiving

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Book review: My Battle Against Hitler

Book review: My Battle Against Hitler

Dietrich von Hildebrand's memoir of his life of heroic consistency of belief and action in Germany in the midst of the Holocaust.

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On a day like today: America and religion

On a day like today: America and religion

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Butron: buy your castle in Spain

Butron: buy your castle in Spain

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Beware of Ouija boards: Life imitates art at an exorcism in Colombia

Beware of Ouija boards: Life imitates art at an exorcism in Colombia

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Human rights author follows the money in the Mideast crisis

Human rights author follows the money in the Mideast crisis

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Argentina: bishops demand information on kids abducted by dictatorship

Argentina: bishops demand information on kids abducted by dictatorship

For the first time, the Catholic Church has released a TV spot in which Bishop Arancedo says it is the 'moral obligation' of every Argentine to release any extant information on children born in prison or kidnapped by 1970s military dictatorship.

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Thought for the day: say no to hatred

Thought for the day: say no to hatred

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Israel: archaeologists' find confirms presence of Roman occupation army

Israel: archaeologists' find confirms presence of Roman occupation army

A 2,000 year old commemorative inscription dedicated to the Emperor Hadrian was uncovered in Jerusalem that according to archaeologist Dr. Rina Avner 'is an extraordinary find of enormous historical importance'.

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Judaism does not approve of adultery, despite Bill Clinton's advisors

Judaism does not approve of adultery, despite Bill Clinton's advisors

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Obama has 'given up' on the United States

Obama has 'given up' on the United States

Former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta, doing the rounds to tout his new memoir, suggested that President Obama approaches problems like a law professor.

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Thought for the day: a heavenly library

Thought for the day: a heavenly library

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A curious omission in a US Air Force advertisement

A curious omission in a US Air Force advertisement

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Humane Vitae 'On Human Life': book review

Humane Vitae 'On Human Life': book review

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Archeologists excavate prison made famous in Count of Monte Cristo

Archeologists excavate prison made famous in Count of Monte Cristo

The soil beneath Chateau d'If has never been excavated.

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Yes or No, Scotland's independence referendum is historic

Yes or No, Scotland's independence referendum is historic

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Muslim religious leader refutes Obama's reading of Islam

Muslim religious leader refutes Obama's reading of Islam

Imam Anjem Choudary refuted Obama by saying that the Koran teaches 'terrorizing the enemy is in fact part of Islam.' Killing innocents is okay with Choudary.

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The implications of independence for Scotland

The implications of independence for Scotland

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Pope Francis commemorates fallen Italians of the First World War

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PUMP: a movie that can kick the oil addiction

PUMP: a movie that can kick the oil addiction

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9/11 and the prescience of Hilaire Belloc

9/11 and the prescience of Hilaire Belloc

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Remembering 9/11 is not enough: Radical Islam must be destroyed

Remembering 9/11 is not enough: Radical Islam must be destroyed

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Oaths: a pictorial survey

Oaths: a pictorial survey

James Thunder explains the significance of oaths: meaning what we say, and saying what we mean.

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On a day like today: Nazi hatred for Jews and Catholics

On a day like today: Nazi hatred for Jews and Catholics

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Thought for the day: Socialism and society

Thought for the day: Socialism and society

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