Father Basil W. Maturin was born on February 15,1847 in Dublin, Ireland to William Maturin and Jane Cook, who were members of the Church of Ireland. He was also the grandson of Charles Maturin, a writer. As a young man, … Continue reading Father Basil Maturin, Hero and Martyr of the Lusitania sinking
As you may read in an essay I wrote last year, during Spanish Civil War (1936-39) socialist and communist participated in a lot of episodes of religious persecution against Catholics. Some 6,832 religious were murdered between 1936 and 1939 – … Continue reading Reporting Spanish Civil War Religious Persecution Could Be A Prosecution Reason
If you read some of the articles here at American Watchmen, then you have undoubtedly read something written by Joshua Johnson. Proud of his Catholic faith, he received his First Holy Communion on Christmas of 2017. Here the reader will get … Continue reading Interview with AW Editor/Founder Joshua Johnson about His Catholic Conversion
Today, marks the 45th Anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision, the infamous ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court that legalized abortion which is equal to murder. The court ruled in a 7 to 2 decision that abortion was a woman’s … Continue reading Roe vs. Wade, the sinful decision, 45 years later.
Who are you? What are you? It seems that these two questions have come to increasingly dominate both sides of the political spectrum. Everything from what it means to be an American to what it means to be a man … Continue reading Identity in Christ: The Only Hope to Solving our National Crisis
In a semi-recent piece from the late November 2017 issue of Chicago Tribune Magazine, columnist Christopher Borrelli proudly proclaims he has begun a “war on Christmas” and explains his reasons for it. A prior film critic now writing on topics … Continue reading This Is What the Tribune’s Christopher Borrelli Has Wrong about Christmas
Father Bernhard Lichtenberg was born on December 3,1875 in Ohlau, Prussian Silesia, Germany. He was the second of five children in a devout Catholic family. He studied theology in Innsbruck, Austria-Hungary and was ordained a Catholic priest in 1899. The … Continue reading Father Bernhard Lichtenberg, a priest and martyr