Headline News Around the World
- Trump Admin to UN: Abortion is NOT "Family Planning"! Posted on: Friday, June 23, 2017
- Monsignor Bux: We Are in Full Crisis of Faith Posted on: Wednesday, June 21, 2017
- For Fort Hood: No Priests Better than Trad Priests? Posted on: Wednesday, June 21, 2017
- Preview New Print Edition of The Remnant Posted on: Friday, June 16, 2017
At the foot of the Cross even the Roman centurion recognized that here was No Ordinary Man, as the Gospel recounts. "Ave Crux spes unica!" "Hail the Cross, our Only Hope!" the old Latin hymn goes.
In recent years there has been a proliferation of what some condescending film critics have termed "Christian cinema," in a barely concealed effort to cordon off and pigeonhole films that favorably portray Christianity into a barely acknowledged, often sneered-at sub-category. These critics are wont to label such movies as "propagandistic" and "overly didactic." And, while some of the films in this genre do have a tendency to hit the viewer over the head with excessive sentimentalism, certainly not all do.
His “sin”? On April 11 he made an off-hand comparison of the supposed barbarity of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad with the crimes of German dictator Adolf Hitler over the use of poison gas. Oh, no! You can’t do that! You can’t even get close to that analogy! CBS News called the comparison a “colossal error,” and the rest of the media jumped in (including Fox) to condemn Spicer for his “being tone deaf,” and even “possible anti-Semitism.” It was a “serious gaffe,” Fox intoned. “You gotta know your history and can’t say some things!” was the nearly unanimous refrain.