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A Santa Fe, New Mexico man has received only probation — and no jail time — after beating and threatening to kill his pregnant wife and telling her he would ensure she had an abortion. Acc ... discuss

The Feasts: How the Church Year Forms Us as Catholics by Donald Cardinal WuerlI reviewed The Feasts yesterday. Today, as part of the blog tour, we'll take a look at The Holy Angels bit of the book whi ... discuss

TweetBy Jonathon Van MarenThousands of gravestones spot the lush green lawn of Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, but one is different than the others. There is no name carved on it, and no date of birth. The p ... discuss

We should applaud the newest memorial in Germany. And maybe we need one of our own. I’ll explain. A few weeks ago, Germany dedicated a memorial to Nazism’s first victims: the disabled. The people ... discuss

By Jessie Tappel, M.S. The breaking graphic video of Ray Rice assaulting his then-fiancée sent a ripple of anger as the country became a bystander to the horrific reality of violence. A gut-reaction ... discuss

I love to find and share practical methods or techniques for living the Christian life—ways other Christians live out their Christian faith day-by-day. As I speak with people, as I read book ... discuss

To our beloved community, The Divine Office team is fully committed to this ministry. More so now, that we have been transformed, through the grace of God, from few to many, from a home spun ministry ... discuss

It could have been a line from a love story, or country song. "Tell god to blow the wind from the West. This ship sails to my love, my life, my everything." Instead they were some of the last words ... discuss

Pro-Life Congressman, Cory Gardner, has been under attack for his views on abortion and his so-called opposition for birth control. Today, Planned Parenthood released their first television advertisem ... discuss

By:  Penny Starr Rep. McKeon: 'Our Strategy Must Acknowledge t ... discuss

Contact: Kara Brooks, 317-232-1622, INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 10, 2014 /Christian Newswire/ -- Governor Mike Pence spoke today at the opening of the National Association of Broadcaster ... discuss

The Robertson family of the popular television show Duck Dynasty is no stranger to fame. Jase Robertson and his wife Missy Robertson may be well known for another reason now, one which very much warms ... discuss

  a.. The American Republic will endure until the day Congress discovers that it can bribe the public with the public's money.     a.. This is a variant expression of a sentiment ... discuss

By ADELAIDE MENA/CNA/EWTN NEWS | WASHINGTON — Recent claims that the Catholic Church disregards women fail to acknowledge the Church’s critical work to support women and families aro ... discuss

I am sure you have heard by now that a group of hackers invaded the private accounts of a list of celebrities, found their photographs, and released them to the public. The celebrities were yo ... discuss

This was a confusing article to me. It’s about cooking at home and how it’s not always the joyous lovely experience it’s cracked up to be, because moms have to deal with stuff like, ... discuss

Hello. Don’t recognize me? That’s OK, I understand. My name was Antonio West. I was the 13-month old child who was shot in the face at point blank range by two black teens who were attemp ... discuss

Washington D.C., Sep 7, 2014 / 04:32 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Recent claims that the Catholic Church disregards women fail to acknowledge the Church’s critical work to support women and families aro ... discuss

The official response of the Obama administration to the recent beheading of two Americans in Syria by ISIS has been muddled at best. The often timid and tepid statements by various White House spokes ... discuss

   From: bham Sent: Monday, September 01, 2014 Subject:  Antonio West This happened earlier this year. This would really open up a bucket of worms if I put this in the local pap ... discuss

VP Joe Biden: "We Will Follow ISIS To The Gates Of Hell" by David M. Huntwork, Contributing Author: The official response of the Obama administration to the recent beheading of two Americans in Syria ... discuss

by Judie Brown, American Life League: After Tiller is a film set to air on Labor Day, September 1, 2014, on Public Broadcasting Service. The drama is being presented to the public as a “point of v ... discuss

by Charles "Chuck" Donovan, The Daily Signal: Over the most recent decade for which data are available (2001–2011), the overall U.S. abortion rate, calculated as the annual number of abortions pe ... discuss


Last week, my husband and I spent a few days in Montreal, Canada. It was our first trip up to the Great White North since moving to the Boston area almost exactly one year ago. I had heard that Montre ... discuss

My mother was raped; many would say I am the rapist’s baby.  Those mothers who have been raped will quickly say their child is their baby, not the rapist’s.  In my case, I was never the rapist ... discuss

Over the most recent decade for which data are available (2001–2011), the overall U.S. abortion rate, calculated as the annual number of abortions per 1,000 women of childbearing age (15 to 44), has ... discuss

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi leader of ISIS by David M. Huntwork, Contributing Author: The Muslim world has been without a Caliph and Commander of the Faithful for ninety years, and now the new fundamentali ... discuss

Visiting my granddaughter, a freshman at the University of Steubenville, I took a turn around the bookstore and picked up Alice Von Hildebrand's biography of her husband Dietrich, The Soul of a Lion. ... discuss

Wednesday of the Twenty-First Week in Ordinary time(Click here for readings)By BENEDICT AUGUSTINE“Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, you hypocrites.You are like whitewashed tombs, which appear b ... discuss

Growing up, I was a strong advocate for the “purity movement” of the late 90’s.  This was a movement primarily in the Christian evangelical church which encouraged teenage boys and girls (predo ... discuss

by Alan Caruba, Contributing Author: The Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution do not abandon religion, they embrace it. They do not, however, require that Americans believe in God, ... discuss

Natalie Webb, Bankrupting America: While Congress is still on recess, several reports emerged about technical issues continuing to plague government agencies. The Treasury Inspector General For Tax ... discuss

In a recent 2-year study by George Barna, it was found that while nearly 90% of all American pastors believe that the Bible provides specific answers to the myriad issues challenging us today, only 10 ... discuss

  The headline at WND proclaimed: Mitt Romney: Obama worse than I expected. The article is a stub, which links to the full piece at The Washington Times.   The fact that Romney did not expect t ... discuss

Oh, yeah, because it was a white teen murdered by blacks. No whites marching to protest the killing and demand the black perpetrators be brought to justice! No white looters ripping up the town Fergus ... discuss

She must be related to Debbie Wasserman Schultz, they BOTH can look anyne in the eye and LIE, AND the Main Stream Media will swear they are telling the truth!……..Papa Mike   Which ... discuss

Kevin Stormans faced an impossible choice: violate his conscience or do what he knew was right and lose his pharmacy business. When the Washington State Pharmacy Board required pharmacies in the stat ... discuss

At First Things, Professor Robert George usefully explains internal viewpoints that are shaping external issues which are shattering our culture today. The other week, Victoria Beeching, a well-known ... discuss

The GOP once again appears clueless.  But not quite for the reason that liberals suppose. An August 4th New York Times article by John Harwood, Democrats Seize on Social Issues as Attitudes Shift ... discuss

By Amy HasbrouckI am writing on behalf of Toujours Vivant-Not Dead Yet to members of the Canadian Medical Association to encourage you to communicate a clear and strong rejection of medical aid in dyi ... discuss

From Renew AmericaBy Stephen StoneIn his well-reasoned book in support of the movement to impeach and remove Barack Obama titled Faithless Execution: Building the Political Case for Obama's Impeachmen ... discuss

The Sunday Outlook section of The Washington Post carried a blunt front-page headline: “Stop calling abortion a ‘difficult’ choice.” Janet Harris, a former staffer at the pro- ... discuss

By Michael Johns               “He was tortured, beaten to death, strangled and then set on fire,” Laura Wilkerson said earlie ... discuss

Donatello, St. Mark (1411-13)via Wikipedia... it also remains true that Italian sculptors, like those north of the Alps, were moving relentlessly in the same direction: the discovery and representatio ... discuss

 The unique pains (and blessings) of being a postabortive sibling By Sarah Terzo Editor’s note. I asked Olivia Gans Turner, Director, American Victims of Abortion, for her view. She ... discuss

The following sermon is posted/printed with the permission of the bride and groom, Jordan and Heather Swanson.  Text:  1 Corinthians 13 Grace and peace to you, Jordan and Heather, from ... discuss

Our faith teaches that "children are the supreme gift of marriage and contribute to the welfare of their parents." (Humanae Vitae, Pope Paul VI, no. 9) In the consideration of having children, husba ... discuss

Reading doctrine through ideological glassesThe most pervasive problem facing the Catholic Church in America today is our predilection for reading both Scripture and Tradition through ideological glas ... discuss

At that time, Jesus spoke unto His disciplessaying: “Truly, truly, I say to you, unless a grainof wheat falls into the earth and dies, it remainsalone; but if it dies, it bears much fruit. Whoeverlo ... discuss

Sometimes, when you think about your past, particularly something that you have since changed, you want to get rid of much that was associated with whatever was prior to your change ... discuss

Today’s post was written by Nate, a summer intern with SFLI and the current president of Illini Collegians for Life at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. College is commonly referred t ... discuss

Brethren, Peace be with you. The President's humanitarian initiative to relieve the Yazidi families surrounded by ISIS terrorist is a good move, but it's not nearly enough to solve the crisis. Presid ... discuss

News Analysis Brethren, Peace be with you.I'm still working on my next post on immigration. I apologize for being sidetracked by events.President Barack Obama's silence is deafening across many issues ... discuss

Ad Week asked 6 ad women to rebrand “pro-choice.”  The results are....well....ummm....see for yourself.  If this is the best 6 ad women can come up with then maybe abortion advocates sho ... discuss

We, in modern America, if anything have too much food. You learn this in a new way when you go to places like Singapore where the portions are smaller – you know, normal sized. But in super-sized ... discuss

Pat Archbold of Creative Minority Report recently did a post entitled, "Ditch The Sign of Peace or 'Take your stinking paws off me you darn dirty ape!'" [HERE]  Mr. Archbold, if you haven't ... discuss

Rev. Dr. Geoff Tunnicliffe(Vatican Radio) The head of the World Evangelical Alliance has hailed Pope Francis’ meeting with Pentecostals in Caserta and apologised for discrimination of Catholics b ... discuss

Not that I’m really eleven on my own, anyway, it’s more like six now.  Eight still live here, true, but they have jobs and licenses and college and they pretty much buy their own stuff, a ... discuss

The other night, I ran across a headline in my Facebook feed which said that Michele Bachmann had suggested the children of illegal immigrants be put into labor camps. I forgot my own rule and “shar ... discuss

Richard Bennett originally comes from Ireland. He was trained by Jesuits in his early years, and received eight years of theological instruction and preparation for the priesthood with the Dominican ... discuss

Hot off the presses, The New York Times no less, “Conservatives Write an Assertive New Script to Fight Abortion.” Points of interest include: “Republicans acknowledge that their com ... discuss

Buried in a story about Derek Jeter’s last all-star appearance in his last professional baseball season (A New Act In Jeter's Last Season, Before Dwindling All-Star Audience), is some intriguing ins ... discuss

One thing is for certain: we all find ourselves, either consciously or unconsciously, immersed in an ocean of turbulent societal anxiety. This is not the turmoil and anxiety caused by any one particul ... discuss

Gary Gilley has provided a valuable service to all with his review of the bestselling novel "The Shack" by William P. Young. Analyzing the book's theological message, he demonstrates that while the t ... discuss

Al Mohler has written an excellent reflection on the topic of thanksgiving. He points out that "giving thanks is one of the most explicitly theological acts any human can contemplate." On Thanksgivi ... discuss

“To be” means “to be in competition” – thus C.S. Lewis articulates the philosophy of hell in one of my favorite books of all time, The Screwtape Letters. Writing from the perspective of seni ... discuss

OK, I am sure I have your attention. & some of you are wondering where I am heading. Well hold on because you are about to see how history is repeating itself.Our story begins with Pope St. Silverius. ... discuss

  Five characteristics of child sex offenders- we need to know these things to protect our kids.  Send the link to your minister, elders, church leadership, Bible class teachers, fellow parents. ... discuss

Cdl. Oscar Rodríguez Maradiaga.So far up to this point, I’ve been deafened by the lack of libertarian reaction to Cdl. Oscar Rodríguez Maradiaga’s keynote speech at Catholic University of Americ ... discuss

Worship Warfare on the Sidewalk – It seems the forces of darkness are increasing in strength as the lies of death and deception from Satan are increasingly embraced and the truth of life and salvat ... discuss

Wednesday of the Fifth Week of Easter(Click here for readings) Meditation by Benedict Augustine “I am the true vine, and my Father is the vine grower.He takes away every branch in me t ... discuss

For many years this writer has understood that one of the main problems with modern government is something that may be called “self legitimization.”   It is a process by which government ... discuss

Christian, if you do not have a private faith, you will come under attack.  This attack may not be a physical assault; in fact, in the United States of America, it probably will not be (yet).&nbs ... discuss

Good morning. Here are a few links to start off your week. In today's edition: failure and fostering success, things I wish I knew as a college student, the best time of day to do anything, and more.* ... discuss

225 years ago today - 30 April 1789, George Washington was inaugurated as our Nation's first President on the steps of Federal Hall in New York City. In his First Inaugural Address, President Washi ... discuss

"[[To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David.]] The king shall joy in thy strength, O LORD; and in thy salvation how greatly shall he rejoice!" Psalm 21:1My family has been dealing with a situation for ... discuss

Tony Miano recently wrote an article titled "Abortion Abolition is Not the Gospel". As far as that goes, we agree with Miano: abolition is not the Gospel. We have said the same thing ourselves on num ... discuss

T The investment of postulants with the scapular and cord takes place ordinarily twice a year at the monthly fraternity meeting of the Order. Only under special circumstances should private inves ... discuss

FROM THE PASTORMarch 30, 2014by Fr. George W. Rutler The Belgian priest and physicist, Monsignor Georges Lemaître died in 1966 after receiving news that his theory of the birth of the universe—wh ... discuss

by Gianna JessenDecember 6, 2005 Note: The following is based on an interview 28 year-old Gianna Jessen gave to the Independent, a newspaper in the UK ... discuss

Unclean spirits do not want to be exposed and will try to hide in an attempt toremain undiscovered.In ministering once to someone who is dealing with a spirit of lesbianism, I stated, "You know, there ... discuss

There’s kind of a time warp in Facebook Land. On any given day, this strange phenomenon can cough up posts, videos and memes originally uploaded as long as seven or eight years ago. In Fac ... discuss

As they celebrate the start of the Year of the Horse, thousands of refugees want Nepali authorities to acknowledge their religious and cultural freedom. Instead, the Nepali government has so far denie ... discuss

Rachel Held Evans has recently written a lengthy blog post expressing her take on the morality of contraception. She says that evangelical thinking on the matter has been distorted by “mal ... discuss

Last week I posted an article that pro-lifers either loved or hated. I wrote about something I’m calling “Fetus Tunnel Vision,” the inability to see and/or acknowledge human rights ... discuss

While acknowledging the sadness of our divisions, I would also like to acknowledge and even to celebrate the ways in which our diverse traditions make the Body of Christ manifest across the globe.The ... discuss

Wednesday was the 41st anniversary of Roe v. Wade. The president took the occasion to acknowledge the day with a statement that celebrated abortion as the “freedom and opportunities [for women] to f ... discuss

Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono may be the first Indonesian president to acknowledge publicly he believes in witchcraft. In a recently published memoir, he describes a “horror movie” style enco ... discuss

On Saturday, 18 January 2014 Dubuque Co. Right to Life held its 30th Walk for Life. The walk is a prayful witness to the community of the value of every life, born & unborn. In part it is also to publ ... discuss

Everyone knows that sex-selection is rampant in the places like China and India where ultrasound and legalized abortion mean that roughly 160 million women are "missing." What many people do n ... discuss

The organization Women Speak for Themselves (WSFT) was recently established to acknowledge the many women whose views on contraception and the HHS mandate are not represented by so-called women̵ ... discuss

Former Archbishop of Canterbury, Lord Carey, has urged Christians in the UK to be more public about their faith in Jesus Christ. Writing in the Telegraph, he also highlighted the reluctance of Western ... discuss

The West's new export: jihad. "Jihadi Leaders Anjem Choudary and Omar Bakri Acknowledge Sending Western Fighters to Syria," from MEMRI, n.d.: Following are excerpts from a report on British Islamist A ... discuss

Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make your paths straight. ~ Proverbs 3:5-6, New International Version, a bel ... discuss

Mary is True Theotokos - God Bearer - Dei Genitrix.Brethren, Peace and Good to all of you in this New Year of the Lord, 2014.Let's talk about Our Lady, the Blessed Mother of our Lord, Mary, since tod ... discuss

This silver star in the Grotto of the Nativity in Bethlehem marks what is believed to be the exact spot where Christ was born. From the Great Commentary of Cornelius a Lapide on the Gospel of St. ... discuss

I was really excited to hear about the first annual Catholic School Life Rally held earlier this month outside the South Wind Women’s Center abortion clinic in Wichita, Kansas. The idea for the ... discuss

Source.Once again, we arrive at the shortest day of the year.  As the year progresses, the sun appears not only to move from east to west, but also to trace a path farther north or south in the s ... discuss

  New Mexico groups promote same-sex “marriage” as a benefit to kids, ignoring the evidence by Kir ... discuss

I am getting sick of all the so-called "conservative" Catholics and their dimwitted supporters in the comboxes lambasting Pope Francis for what he said in his recent Apostolic Exhortation.If any of th ... discuss

I had a great time speaking with Josh Brahm on Life Report last week on the subject of contraception.  I have constantly maintained that the available evidence reveals that Plan B doesn't work af ... discuss

(This little essay has been making the rounds and I don't know who actually wrote it. My apologies for not being able to attribute it to anyone. Hope you all enjoy Thanksgiving in the tradition of thi ... discuss

Tim SweetmanPerhaps it’s because I’m married and have a daughter, or perhaps it’s because I’m feeling a little older lately — but I’ve become increasingly more awar ... discuss

The Saints of the Day for November 23 are St. Clement I, St. Columban and Bl. Miguel Pro.St. ClementSt. Clement I of Rome (92-101) was one of the first popes; according to St. Ireneus, he was the thir ... discuss

In an upcoming broadcast of the OWN network's "Super Soul Sunday," bestselling and controversial author Rob Bell talks with Oprah Winfrey about his latest book "What We Talk About When We Talk About G ... discuss

As today is the traditional Feast of Christ the King (as it is the last Sunday of October), I present the encyclical Quas Primas of His Holiness Pope XI.  There is no more appropriate reflection ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. IV: Ordinary: 623 Proper of Saints: 1514 (concluding prayer) Complementary Psalter: 1259 (Series III, Midafternoon)Note: Instead of Psalm 126, Psalm 129 is ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. IV: Ordinary: 623 Psalter: Monday, Week II, 822 (Midday) Common of the Apostles: 1682 Midday Prayer for Feast of Saints Jude and Simon, Apostles, using Curr ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. IV: Ordinary: 623 Complementary Psalmody: 1255 Proper of Saints: 1514 (Midmorning) Midmorning Prayer for the Feast of Saints Jude and Simon, Apostles using ... discuss

The following letter by Samantha Serrano, President of Students for Life UNM, was published in the campus newspaper for the University of New Mexico, the Daily Lobo. Recently Dolores Huerta spoke at ... discuss

     High School functions under a fairly rigid caste system; Rule 1) Seniors have nothing to do with freshman unless it's the quarterback of the football team flirting or dating the pr ... discuss

foundationlife.netThis is a big story for the legions of the self-deluded in Britain, who believe that a threat from al-Shabab automatically confers on its Muslim critics the mantle of "moderate." The ... discuss

Paula Simons A columnist for the main daily newspaper in the city of Edmonton (Canada) recently wrote an article decrying a non-denominational Christian pregnancy centre giv ... discuss

“He fell on his face at the feet of Jesus"Of the ten lepers who were healed only the Samaritan came back to praise, thank and adore Christ . Today's gospel commends us not to a lukewarm and mediocre ... discuss

The following news release was issued today, Oct. 10, 2013.The second annual International Day of the Girl Child has been designated as Oct. 11, 2013, by the United Nations General Assembly as a day t ... discuss

  Former President George H.W. Bush acts as witness at gay ‘wedding’ by Ben Johnson KENNEBUNK ... discuss

 Abortionist Susan Robinson says “other doctors look down on you and think of you as like the lowest of the low” by Cassy Fiano ... discuss

by Joseph Rossell, Concerned Women for America: It’s a gruesome story that’s been in the news for almost a year now. Outrage was fanned the world over after four Indian men brutally raped and k ... discuss

FROM THE PASTORSeptember 29, 2013by Fr. George W. Rutler   The Feast of the Archangels, Michael, Gabriel and Raphael on September 29, is quickly followed by the Feast of the Guardian Angels on ... discuss

Genesis 3:19-9 is the most tragic section in the whole Bible. It talks about the fall of Adam and Eve. In the text, Eve, who could be called the first enthusiast, departs from the quintessential ... discuss

Reflections on Ephesians 6:1-9. Some of the memories I have of childhood are from the primary Sunday school class. My mother was the teacher for most of what I can remember, though there were some oth ... discuss

My husband has this amazing fall back position that I admire greatly. When the going gets rough, he gets polite. More accurately, he stays polite. He practices niceness. Raised like I was in a culture ... discuss

Reflections on Ephesians 6:1-9. Some of the memories I have of childhood are from the primary Sunday school class. My mother was the teacher for most of what I can remember, though there were some oth ... discuss

by Amy Sobie April 5, 2010 Note: Amy Sobie is the editor of The Post-Abortion Review, a quarterly publication of the Elliot Institute. The organization is a widely respected leader in r ... discuss

The following excellent article is by Stephanie Gray, Co-Founder and Executive Director of The Canadian Centre For Bio-Ethical Reform. “I’m pregnant, and I want an abortion.” How should one ... discuss

  by John Galt September  16, 2013 20:00 ET First and foremost before I am attacked for being an insensitive jerk, which I acknowledge that I am anyways, please pray for the victims and their fa ... discuss

From: rapa/s&rm Sent: Thursday, September 05, 2013 Subject: How the Apostles DiedThis has been around before.  It needs to go around again.  NOT MANY KNOW THIS, TAKE TIME TO READ THIS, ... discuss

Catholic Circular Firing Squad Redux. And, perhaps not that strangely, Michael Voris is once again the mainspring of the matter. Fortunately, Mark Shea is not involved, having avoided the controver ... discuss

Tweet This PostIn 1844, 17 year-old Annie Ellsworth gained notoriety for being the bearer of good news. She was to do something no other women, man, or person had ever done before–she was chos ... discuss

The patron saint of post-abortion recovery services is Our Lady of Czestochowa.Aka "The Black Madonna."Her face appears black, and her face and throat are severely scarred, in the icon painting of he ... discuss

RH Reality Check’s Andrea Grimes wrote a piece last week deeming it a “myth” that babies survive abortions: Gosnell was, in fact, a rogue provider, and that there is no evidence of ... discuss

"And Peter said to them, 'Repent and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins, and you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.  For the promise ... discuss

Tweetby Catherine ShentonAbortion is not the only problem in the world. Ending abortion would not make the world perfect. There are countless worthwhile things to do with one’s life, the common thre ... discuss

  Archbishop Chaput comments on Pope Francis   A very interesting article caught my eye, which details a few telling comments from Archbishop Chaput regarding the first few months of Pope F ... discuss

Let’s acknowledge that this subject has a long history. However, what an opposition party should be doing is say, “you know what, we’ll provide a one-time tax break or a voucher (or som ... discuss

During my Haiti trip I brought my Kindle and read in transit and in down time. After finishing Tom Sawyer, I read a book I bought on sale at Amazon, Is God a Moral Monster?: Making Sense of the Old Te ... discuss

In 2008, this blog began posting memorials to our readers' babies who were lost to abortion. Sort of a "request-line", giving your child his or her name, for our blog's visitors. Other sites also do ... discuss

no church accepted contraception before 1930. That is, until the Lambeth Conference, when the Anglican Church decided contraception was I have seen your message and I acknowledge the meaning of it. I ... discuss

no church accepted contraception before 1930. That is, until the Lambeth Conference, when the Anglican Church decided contraception was I have seen your message and I acknowledge the meaning of it. I ... discuss

According to the AP, A married couple from Los Angeles have been jailed in the Middle East on a charge of murder with intent and are being accused of starving their 8-year-old daughter to death, accor ... discuss

A year ago August 3rd, our adoption of Jacob was finalized. Little did I know this was just the beginning. I think I went into adoption thinking that it was the fairy tale that it looked to be. I w ... discuss

Yesterday I shared the first part of an interview with Paul Washer. I asked him about the people and the books that have most influenced him, about “The Shocking Youth Message,” about his ... discuss

Is Pope Francis' first encyclical, Lumen fidei, in line with Tradition? DICI examines the text and gives some conclusions.  The following is directly quoted from that source. Lumen f ... discuss

Luke 11:1-13Pentecost 10Grace Chapel, Bellefontaine Neighbors, MOJuly 28th, 2013If you are like me, you don’t pray as you should.  You don’t pray as often.  You don’t pray as selflessl ... discuss

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In this post, we will be responding Part II of Frank Turk's critique of AHA. In Part I, Turk attempted to critique our view of immediatism. Our reponse is available here. In Part I ... discuss

Tweetby Ruth VanDykenThree young British fellows approached me on Monday in Dundas Square, with looks of disapproval cast at my “Choice” Chain sign. “Is this some kind of religious thing?” the ... discuss

Sometimes, the things God says to me seem harsh.  In my studies this morning, He said to me, "I will not recognize a bastard" and then He told me to make that the title of a post.  I said, " ... discuss

Sermon – St. John's Lutheran Church, Beloit, WIPentecost 7cJuly 7th, 2013Luke 10:1-20Your pastor and I had a funny little conversation about my visit here, and the readings for this Sunday. Being a ... discuss

For my mom's birthday this year (which was July 2nd), I really wanted to give her a special keepsake to symbolize her being a grandmother. You see, she doesn't have any living grandchildren on earth a ... discuss

___________________________________“…it would be hard to find anyone who was more truly a man for all seasons and all men…”~ Erasmus, 1521 ___________________________________ Execution of S ... discuss

The book "Treasuring Grace" was inspired by a dream in which co -author Tracy Roberts feels that God spoke to her and directed her hand in the writing of the story. Many people feel God's special ... discuss

II Peter 3:1–7: This is now the second letter that I am writing to you, beloved. In both of them I am stirring up your sincere mind by way of reminder, that you should remember the predictions of th ... discuss

March 8, 2013 Dear Ms. Gisburne: Thank you for contacting me about abortion (post - Effects of Abortion on Society, February 13, 2013). I appreciate hearing from you. While abortion is ... discuss

Kevin DeYoung recently posted an article entitled "Do men mother?" where he writes,God’s design for the family is for a husband and a wife to fill different, but complementary, roles in the home. E ... discuss

I’m sickened, disgusted, and angry!  As I view the graphic pictures and read the associated stories of abortionists Kermit Gosnell and, Douglas Karpen, and againhere,  I nearly weep. I can ... discuss

Note: I've added a "missing" piece to in bold, making article complete.                      &n ... discuss

The First Amendment to the Constitution, which also applies to the states via incorporation into the Fourteenth Amendment, reads in its entirety:Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment ... discuss

Prof. Robert Reich, UC-Berkeley. Former Labor Secretary Robert Reich has noticed that, in the absence of legislation from Washington, the states are pretty much fending for themselves. The problem ... discuss

A New Theory of Secularization by Mary EberstadtEberstadt's basic argument is that religious decline doesn't just lead to family decline, but rather in some ways also causes it. While I realize this i ... discuss

The following news release was issued today, May 22, 2013.GENEVA, Switzerland — Legalized abortion is widely touted as beneficial to women, but a wealth of medical and psychological evidence suggest ... discuss

I think I have to post this. It helped me. still does. by Joe SollThe Respect We Never GotI’ve looked into your eyes thousands of times and through them into your hearts and I’ve seen the pain and ... discuss

I like Mark Shea. Okay, I don't know him personally, but I like his posts, his intelligence, his insights, his sense of humor, his sometimes contrarian ways. I generally agree with him. I'm even payin ... discuss

This post constitutes Part III of a response to a recent article written by Michael Coughlin. In this post, I address Coughlin's fourth major point of criticism, which is that AHA makes too much of t ... discuss

President Obama starts historic national conversation about “the often magnificent beauty of some of America’s most accomplished professional women.” President Obama’s recently ... discuss

Is it possible that the reason for the media's failure to cover arch-abortionist Kermit Gosnell's murder trial is that the details are too shocking and disgusting?  Seems hard to believe in an ag ... discuss

"The preservation of society, and of the species itself, are ends that do not hang on the precarious thread of Reason: they are given by Instinct. That is why there is no need to argue against the man ... discuss

On these final thoughts for Resurrection Day, I want to share my favorite rendition of this song from the original Ernie Haase and Signature Sound group! I hope you enjoy it as much as I do!http: ... discuss

In honor of Holy Week, and with tonight being the commonly accepted night of The Last Supper, I think it appropriate to discuss the topic of just WHO Jesus IS. Not "was", because He lives! H ... discuss

In my edition of The Message, a Bible paraphrased by Eugene Peterson, he gives an introduction to each book. I don't normally read them, but today his introduction to Luke caught my eye. Luke, he not ... discuss

State Representative Mike Ritze, a doctor and surgeon, has been a fierce opponent of Obamacare since its inception. He made headlines last summer when he introduced Obamacare nullification legislati ... discuss

Sermon – Lent 4 “Laetare” - March 10th, 2013St. Paul Lutheran Church, Hamel, ILJohn 6:1-6“The Lord Who Feeds”I don't know how any Lutheran can honestly look at the feeding of the fi ... discuss

I recently ordered a handful of back issues of Communio Magazine, which are handily organized according to topic. And thus what I ordered were a few backissues on topics of particula interest to me. T ... discuss

Back in 2007, the EPA succeeded in perhaps one of its most consequential schemes ever. That was the year the Supreme Court held in Massachusetts v. EPA, that the agency had the authorit ... discuss

I recently wrote a post on Dave Armstrong's defence of the Immaculate Conception. Armstrong responded to my post and we had a little bit of back interaction in the comments section of his blog. I ... discuss

Apparently the pope, who claims he was chosen by God decided to quit, and will step down at the end of the month. Many of the Atheists are all over this news and of course teasing, berating, and ... discuss

HHS PROPOSAL FALLS SHORT IN MEETING CHURCH CONCERNS; BISHOPS LOOK FORWARD TO ADDRESSING ISSUES WITH ADMINISTRATIONBishops look forward to finding acceptable solutions to shortcomingsConcerned that fir ... discuss

Sermon Notes: 4th Sunday after Epiphany, Year C, 2013 Scriptures: Luke 4:21-30 I mentioned in last week’s sermon that the reaction to Jesus’ words wasn’t quite foreshadowed by the ve ... discuss

IMAGE: CNS Photo by Jonathan Ernst of Reuters. Used here without permission or shame.The March for Life is arguably the largest annual public demonstration in the Nation's capital, and one of the most ... discuss

Sarah Palin wrote from her Facebook today on the issue of abortion considering it’s the anniversary of Roe vs Wade. And she takes Obama to task for making the protection of childre ... discuss

Here we go with the third annual Ask Them What They Mean ByChoice Day, in which we pro-life bloggers all pretend that, if we pile on with the posts, the pro-aborts will stop communing within th ... discuss

I believe that Britain is blessed with some of the finest Catholic priests in the world. That belief is confirmed by today's story and letter in The Daily Telegraph under the headlines: Gay marriage c ... discuss

I was very excited to learn last night that Ed Martin is now the new chairman of the Missouri GOP.  I met Ed Martin last year and was so impressed with him on multiple levels.  He is also th ... discuss

Often called Childermas or Kindermord, the Sunday between Christmas and Epiphany traditionally solemnizes the slaughter of the children of Judea by Herod. It provides focus for the Christian’s commi ... discuss

An appropriate time to reflect upon the millions of children murdered by abortion Dear Mr President, Some have questioned the sincerity of the tears you shed when speaking to the press about the terr ... discuss

"The thief cometh not, but for to steal, and to kill, and to destroy." John 10:10aMany know that in coming to faith in Christ, we must acknowledge who we are: sinners.  Yet, I wonder if that admi ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. I: Ordinary: 658 Proper of Seasons: 383 (reading, concluding prayer) Complementary Psalter: 1091 (Series I, Midmorning) Midmorning Prayer for Monday, Decemb ... discuss

Well, it's December 21st, 2012, and as it has been publicized and sensationalized Ad Nauseam, today is the end of the world, so, I thought it appropriate that I should write my last post ever here on ... discuss

Pope Benedict's message, published on 8th December by the Vatican, for "the celebration of the world day of peace, 1st January 2013" could not have been more appropriately timed in view of  curre ... discuss

A new study published in the American Journal of Public Health analyzes the use of telemedicine to remotely administer "medical" (chemical, RU486) abortions in Iowa. Planned Parenthood began performin ... discuss

Therefore the Lord Himself shall give you a sign...Behold a virgin shall conceive, and bear a son, and His name shall be called Immanuel.....God with us.  Isaiah 7:14For our family, Advent has a ... discuss

I started working on a post that felt oddly familiar.  Then I realized I wrote something similar back in October 2011 on my personal blog.  Two things struck me: (1) That old post is better ... discuss

e it is to be dismayed by the happiness of others and devastated by their good fortune. — Montesquieu The Spectacle Du Jour a couple weeks ago focused on a four-star General and the women in hi ... discuss

4th Straight Year: Obama Thanksgiving Resolution Doesn’t Thank God For the fourth straight year, the Thanksgiving resolution from President Barack Obama fails to actually thank God — which is ... discuss

Whereas it is the duty of all nations to acknowledge the providence of Almighty God, to obey His will, to be grateful for His benefits, and humbly to implore His protection and favor; and... To conti ... discuss

I ask all readers to, please, read or reread this post of mine from 2008: BIG EGO, TINY ETHIC Jul 31st, 2008 at 9:48 am At this Thanksgiving, I acknowledge that there exists an unnatural personality o ... discuss

I ask all readers to, please, read or reread this post of mine from 2008: BIG EGO, TINY ETHIC Jul 31st, 2008 at 9:48 am At this Thanksgiving, I acknowledge that there exists an unnatural personality o ... discuss

Fourth Thursday in November, United States Another year, another day to stop and say, "Thanks." Of course, we don't need to be reminded to be thankful, do we? God doesn't need to encourage our living ... discuss

  Secession Rep. Ron Paul, R-Texas, makes clear his support for the idea of state secession in a statement appearing on his House website in which he calls the idea a “deeply Amer ... discuss

 Many people are upset with the fact that many storeas are now going to be open on Thanksgiving Day in order for people to shop. & many store employees are unhappy that they will now have to work ... discuss




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