Fr. Schall on Mercy

Fr. Schall on Mercy
"Mercy is a response to the repentant. It does not change the unrepentant. It often hardens them. Technically, mercy extends to sin of whatever kind or species. But mercy does not forgive. God in His mercy forgives. Mercy is contingent on the sinner’s acknowledgement that he is responsible for something objectively wrong in his acts or thoughts." (Fr. James V. Schall S. J.)

Wednesday, September 2, 2009

Politicizing the Arts

Of all the incremental steps being taken by the current administration to move our nation toward socialism, perhaps the most egregious is the one described by Patrick Courrielche, a Los Angeles-based arts consultant, in the above video.

The American Spectator Blog provided a couple examples of earlier tax payer-funded art in covering this story.

Here is some Soviet taxpayer-funded art:

Here is some German taxpayer-funded art: