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The last Tsar and his family

The last Tsar and his family

by Carolyn Moynihan | February 07, 2018

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“This year marks the centenary since the murder of the Russian imperial family in Ekaterinburg during the night of 16-17 July 1918. The subject of several films and books, the centenary commemorates the Tsar, Nicholas II, his wife the Empress Alexandra, and their five children – along with their doctor and three servants – who were gunned down or brutally bayoneted in the cellar of the ‘House of Special Purpose’ in which they had been imprisoned by the Bolsheviks…” Continue reading Francis Phillips’ book review here.

To the present, and National Marriage Week in the USA, February 7th to the 14th – St Valentine’s Day. We will be running some articles on this theme, starting today with Chiara Bertoglio’s reflection on an inspiring by remark a young married man.

Also, following Friday’s article on transgenderism as a state sponsored religion, Dr Rick Fitzgibbons draws attention to the possible risk of depression and suicide among young adults with gender dysphoria who have been put on hormone therapy prior to sexual reassignment surgery. Several new studies have shown that this risk is real among women taking hormonal contraceptives.

And last, but not least, we have a new spot on the website where you can vent your positive or negative opinions about whatever has you worked up at the moment. One of our long-standing interlocutors has already “reported for duty”! 

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