Chronicles Magazine Religion

  • Correspondence

    Islam in the City of Light

    On the day of our visit the descendants of the heroes of the Vendée were nowhere to be seen. Instead, the base of the several hundred feet of steps leading to the basilica was occupied by short, leather-clad, and menacing West African drug dealers.

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    Utopia Forestalled

    Are you familiar with the Cristeros? They were Mexican Catholics who rebelled against their secularist government in 1926. I knew very little of them myself until I saw For Greater Glory: The True Story of Cristiada.

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