“The Polyglot Printing House of Propaganda Fide”: History and Personalities

For the 400th anniversary of the founding of the Congregation of Propaganda Fide (1622), the Vatican agency Fides publishes a text that retraces the history of “the polyglot printing press of Propaganda Fide”, one of the first “operational instruments” which had enabled the congregation to announce Good News to the world. The decision to create … Read more

Russia toughens laws against ‘gay propaganda’

Session of the Duma, the lower house of the Russian Parliament, in Moscow, Wednesday, November 23, 2022. PA The Russian Parliament definitively adopted, on Thursday 24 November, a law prohibiting the “propaganda” of the “non-traditional sex” – or homosexual relations, but also pedophilia and sex change, which nevertheless remains authorized in Russia. The previous law, … Read more

Ram Setu: criticism of an Indiana Jones in propaganda mode

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NATIONAL TREASURE If there is good a genre that is only too poorly represented and exploited over the past twenty years, it’s definitely been the adventure film. Kids of the 80s and 90s grew up with stars in their eyes ahead The Goonies, IndianaJones, In pursuit of the green diamond or The Mummy. The children … Read more