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As Missionary to the Huron, He was Killed by the Iroquois

Jean de Brébeuf (March 25, 1593 – March 16, 1649) I do not wish to speak ill of the dead, but it seems to me that this Jesuit priest tried and failed to bring peace to the Huron and the … Continue reading

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Harsh Reality: “That’s Some Loaded Toast!”

‘Oprah with Meghan and Harry’ TV Special on CBS A no-holds barred take down of the British Royal Family was always going to be fascinating viewing, but I wasn’t expecting such candor from the participants. In a way, Meghan got … Continue reading

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Two Archbishops of Canterbury, Four Hundred Years Apart

Thomas Becket and Thomas Cranmer I had this nagging feeling when I started the run of four Tudor men with the name of Thomas that one of them might be the reincarnation of Thomas Becket. Finally, I compared Becket with … Continue reading

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¡Larga vida a la revolución! ¡Viva el revolucionario!

Che Guevara (May 14, 1928 – October 9, 1967) Trust astrologers to get to the bottom of a scandal: Che’s mother was pregnant when she got married to his father, so to cover-up the scandal, her doctor post-dated his birth … Continue reading

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