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Solidarity in Chile - an Unfinished Project. The Contribution of John Paul II

Much has been written about the presence of John Paul II in my country[1]. What we will try in these brief minutes is to make an evaluation from the point of view of culture, to see how and what extent the thought and action of the Polish Pontiff has influenced the being and acting of Chileans and how this contribution is shaping up in the future.

Emilio Morales de la Barrera

8 min

John Paul II’s Vision for Our Future

On his last trip to Poland in 2002, Pope John Paul II said, “I am grateful for the invitation to visit my Krakow and for the hospitality you have given me.”

Carl A. Anderson

12 min

The Martyrdom of the Ulma Family

On 24 March 1944, German police raided the Ulma family farm in Markowa, Poland.

Álvaro Peñas

5 min

Europe's Southern Flank Under Russian Attack

We underestimate the determination of the KGBists in power in Moscow to take revenge on the West so much that we refuse to see their attack on our southern flank.

Patrick Edery

10 min

German Conservatism and the Dying Idea of Europe

For centuries, Germany was criss-crossed by a wall.

Marco Gallina

8 min

America’s Cultural Revolution: How the Radical Left Conquered Everything

Revolutions are not always violent and bloody. They can also be carried out in seemingly softer ways but still being equally pervasive and destructive of the norms and society they are intended to change. This is the case with cultural revolutions, where actions are taken in schools, universities, and the media and in people's minds without resorting to the use of force.

Francesco Giubilei

5 min

Conservative and Revolutionary: About Arnold Schoenberg

To the occasional listener of symphony concerts, Arnold Schoenberg (1874-1951) is generally known as one of the boldest modernists in the history of music. Surprisingly, however, for many people who delve deeper into his biography, it becomes clear that he was anything but politically progressive.

Fabian Bell

7 min

Is Christianity Over?

It all began with the last book by the Parisian philosopher Chantal Delsol, The End of Christianity: Normative Inversion and the New Age, published in October 2021.

Miguel Ángel Quintana Paz

10 min

Affinity by Choice

The war in Ukraine shattered the myth of the invincible Russian army, which had instilled so much fear in the Europeans and formed a significant, though not the only, basis for the respect Russia enjoyed in the “West”.

Zdzisław Krasnodębski

10 min

The Italian nation after the Unification of Italy

The terms nation and state, sometimes erroneously used as synonyms in public debate, actually represent two different concepts. It is precisely from this distinction that we must start if we wish to define the genesis and cultural references that constitute the Italian philosophical tradition.

Francesco Giubilei

7 min

The nuclear phase-out: The Germans' dogma

Europe is an officially secularised continent. Christianity is seen either as folklore or a disturbing relic. Significantly, the 19th century transformed Western societies in several ways.

Marco Gallina

9 min

Charles III and the Coronation: 'Government of Himself'.

It was TS Eliot who remarked that 'When a term has become so universally sanctified as 'democracy' now is, I begin to wonder whether it means anything, in meaning too many things'.

Brian Patrick Bolger

12 min