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Month January 2023

Remembering 2020 Without Losing Hope

Do you remember January 2020? A U.S. airstrike on January 3 killed top Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani and others near Baghdad International Airport. Two weeks later, the House impeachment managers read aloud the impeachment articles against then President Trump…

One person who saw this coming was Fr. Robert McTeigue, S.J., a philosophy and theology lecturer, host of the radio program The Catholic Current, and author of the new book, Christendom Lost and Found: Meditations for a Post Post-Christian Era.  

Read the essay at Crisis Magazine.

Christians at the End of the Pax Americana

“The king is dead! Long live the king!” These words have been used in both history and literature as a powerful means of reassurance. The populace is reassured that even in the face of crisis represented by the death of a king, there is an orderly transition of power: one king follows another, without interruption. (Whether the populace should find such an announcement reassuring is another question.) In neither history nor literature can I find this declaration: “The empire is dead! Long live the empire!” Why this lack, this lacuna, even though empires rise and fall and are succeeded by other empires in their turn? This question is on my mind as I watch in real time what I believe is the accelerating decline and impending demise of the American empire.

Read this essay at New Oxford Review.

Kresta in the Afternoon on EWTN Radio & Ave Maria Radio

Interview with Fr. McTeigue begins at approximately 22:16.

Radio Maria: Meet the Author Fr. Robert McTeigue, S.J.

Listen to the Radio Maria interview.

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