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Mikhail Gorbachev

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What was his greatest legacy? The answer may surprise you.

Mikhail Gorbachev, the last leader of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, died August 30 at 91 years old. Governing the world’s Eastern superpower from 1985 to 1991, Gorbachev is credited as one of the main architects of the end of the Cold War. He is remembered for introducing Western-style reforms into Soviet society. These include perestroika (his economic “restructuring” to a decentralized model) and glasnost (“openness” of freedom of speech and government transparency).

Read more at “An Obituary for Mikhail Gorbachev”

Matthew 25 Catholic

Posted in uncategorized on September 12, 2022 by andelino

In a recent piece in Catholic World Report, George Weigel mentioned how, “when challenged on how she squares her pro-abortion radicalism with her Catholicism,” New York governor Kathy Hochul “has been known to reply, ‘I’m a Matthew 25 Catholic.’” She’s not alone. Congressman Ted Lieu (D-Calif.), perhaps best known for daring the Catholic Church to deny him Communion (warning: gross misunderstanding of Catholic Eucharistic theology at the link) for his vocal support for contraception, abortion, and same-sex marriage, also likes to brand himself a “Matthew 25 Catholic.”

Read more at “A Matthew 25 Catholic Can’t Be Pro-Choice”

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