Thomas D. Williams, Ph.D.

Thomas D. Williams, Ph.D.

Professor of ethics, degrees in economics, philosophy and theology. Amateur mixologist and certified Sommelier. Breitbart Rome Bureau Chief.

Pope Francis Calls for Repatriation of Syrian Refugees

Pope Francis’s Easter address on Sunday called for the return of Syrian refugees to their home country as he urged a political solution for the ongoing “humanitarian crisis” in the country.

Migrants

Notre Dame Cathedral: The Icon of Christian France

Long before the Eiffel Tower shot up from the Parisian skyline or the Sacré Coeur basilica stood vigilant atop Montmartre, the Cathedral of Notre Dame embodied all that was good and true in Paris.

A picture taken on March 27, 2019 shows a scaffold during the restauration of Notre-Dame de Paris cathedral, in Paris. (Photo by Ludovic MARIN / AFP) (Photo credit should read LUDOVIC MARIN/AFP/Getty Images)

Sunday Times: Ireland Must Shatter Immigration Taboo

Ireland’s fanatical repression of an open debate about “sustainable immigration” is harmful for the future of the nation and for public discourse more generally, David Quinn argues in the Sunday Times of April 14.

Yonkers, UNITED STATES: NUMBER OF ILLEGAL IRISH IMMIGRANTS IN US DWINDLING: A poster advertises information about returning to Ireland, 13 December, 2005, at the Aisling Irish Community Center in Yonkers, New York. While it is difficult to quantify the exact number of undocumented Irish immigrants in the country, it is …

Emeritus Pope Benedict Weighs In on Abuse Crisis

Emeritus Pope Benedict has emerged from his cone of silence to offer a personal analysis of the clerical sex abuse crisis, citing the sexual revolution, a corruption of moral theology, and the formation of “homosexual cliques” in seminaries as causes of the problem.

The Associated Press

French Priest Slain by Jihadists Moves Towards Sainthood

The cause for beatification of Father Jacques Hamel, the French priest whose throat was slit by jihadists in 2016, took an important step forward Wednesday as the Vatican received a massive dossier on his case from the archdiocese of Rouen, France.

Jacques Hamel beatification

Climate Barbie Warns: Global Warming Is Targeting Canada

“The science is clear. Canada is warming faster than the rest of the world from human-caused climate change,” said Canada’s Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, in a Wednesday morning tweet.

Catherine McKenna