Everything for Portugal: the Life of Antonio de Oliveira Salazar Part 4

The remainder of Salazar’s career would focus on his efforts to retain the Portuguese Empire. Salazar clearly saw that granting independence to Angola and Mozambique would more than likely result in nothing but an even greater influence for Communism in Africa. Accordingly, he jealously guarded Portuguese Africa until his death.

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Everything for Portugal: the Life of Antonio de Oliveira Salazar Part 3

Many critics, both during Salazar’s life and after his death, accused Salazar of being a fascist dictator. But there were significant differences between the Portuguese nationalism that Salazar encouraged and the German nationalism that Hitler manipulated. Portuguese nationalism was never aggressive…

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Everything for Portugal: the Life of Antonio de Oliveira Salazar Part 2

Salazar approached all three generals directly and demanded that he be given control over all spending as Minister of Finance, and that any legislature which concerned finances have his approval before it became law. The generals refused, and Salazar resigned. He only spent five days in office, from June eleventh to June sixteenth…

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Everything for Portugal: the Life of Antonio de Oliveira Salazar Part 1

As soon as Dr. Antonio de Oliveira Salazar assumed his role as Minister of Finance, he devoted himself to working for the benefit of Portugal. His budgets were balanced, he paid off the debt Portugal owed to England, and he modernized Portugal’s infrastructure and military. On the global stage, he solidified his ties with Great Britain and Spain, while also struggling to keep Portugal and Spain out of World War II.

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Repentance

Night has fallen, over all,
Fire destroys the Cross.
Lord, behold your enemies!
Will no one be your friend?
And yet, despite my harried cry,
Among the enemies, am I.

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Winter 2020: The Church as the Body of Christ: Unity & Community

Join us as we explore the Church as the Body of Christ, Unity & Community. In these pages you will find things we all hold in common and things we disagree on. You will find non-fiction, poetry, reflections, puzzles, book and media recommendations, and a fictionalized account of a real fight with the devil. We can’t wait to hear what you think!

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Meet the Contributors

Editor-in-Chief Sarah Levesque was not planning on creating a new magazine, but when God puts something on your heart, you do it. And she’s super excited about it too! Sarah has been a reader since before she can remember, a writer since age 6, an editor since age 12, and a magazine-worker since age 20. […]

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