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Pope Francis -- Against the West?

wdvander Wrote: Mar 15, 2013 10:45 PM
why the heck is Buchanan still posted on this website? this man is the definitive beltway republican that liberals point to when they want an example of a bigoted republican. Buchanan as always been a protectionist, one who thinks the U.S. can survive on its own, without being anywhere else in the world. we don't need them he says. their cheap products take jobs away from Americans. really? Let buchanan spout his ideas on Puffington Host, since it is those people who are the only ones who read it.
SMyles Wrote: Mar 15, 2013 11:07 PM
Wow! Why would I care where liberals point? Pat is one of the best on TH, but you can keep spouting here if it floats your boat.
"The Faith is Europe. And Europe is the Faith," wrote Hilaire Belloc after that bloodbath we call World War I. "Either Europe will return to the Faith or she will perish."

By 1938, Belloc concluded Christian Europe was done:

"The bad work begun at the Reformation is bearing its final fruit in the dissolution of our ancient doctrines -- the very structure of society is dissolving." He was right. Europe is the dying continent.

And looking back at the history of the Old Continent, we see the truth of G.K. Chesterton's insight: When men cease to believe in God, they do...