Benedict Kiely

About Benedict Kiely

Fr. Benedict Kiely is a contributing editor to Crisis Magazine and the magazine's Middle-Eastern correspondent. He's the founder of Nasarean.org, a 501(c)(3) charity dedicated to relieving the persecution of Christians in the Mideast. He is incardinated in the Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham.

Dickens and America

By |2020-12-25T17:05:49-06:00December 25th, 2020|Categories: American Republic, Charles Dickens, Literature|

Charles Dickens loved the “idea” of America so much that, as with so many idealized romances, his beloved could not quite live up to his high expectations. G. K. Chesterton, that archetypal Englishman—he really could not be imagined as any other nationality—wrote probably the best biography of another quintessential Englishman, Charles Dickens. Chesterton’s biography is [...]

Viktor Orbán, Defender of Christianity

By |2020-09-12T18:06:34-05:00January 4th, 2020|Categories: Christianity, Conservatism, Europe, Foreign Affairs, Government, Islam, Politics, Religion, Viktor Orbán, Western Civilization|

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán of Hungary links the persecution of Christians in other parts of the globe to the increasing hostility towards mainstream Christianity in Europe. A “mysterious force seals the lips,” he asserts, not only of politicians in the West to this persecution, but also of most of those in the media. Is [...]

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