Topic: compassion

Toronto, Canada, Apr 17, 2016 / 06:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The coming legalization of assisted suicide in Canada will threaten the vulnerable, hide killing with euphemisms, and threaten the conscience ... discuss

Putin continues to taunt Obama, why, because he knows he CAN,  and he knows Obama is a coward. It’s been many years since Russia has done any “Saber Rattling” towards the U.S. beca ... discuss

Fourth Sunday of Easter Acts 13:14, 43-52 Psalm 100:1-2, 3, 5 Revelation 7:9, 14b-17 John 10:27-30 Today is the Fourth Sunday of Easter. A reflection on today’s Sacred Scriptures: The Gospel th ... discuss

Who am I?  What do I stand for?  Today it seems like people have been brainwashed by consumerism.  People don't necessarily have faiths they defend or causes they believe in anymore, th ... discuss

This message was originally given at Bishop Noa Home, in Escanaba, Michigan on 1/24/2016.  Listen to the Audio Podcast of this Sermon Via this Player: If you cannot see the audio controls, your b ... discuss

“The longing of every Christian parent is to see their child healed of his or her sin by Christ and increase in the knowledge of God. There is planting and watering for us to do, but God must pr ... discuss

“Being pro-life is often exclusively linked to being anti-abortion. It isn’t less than that, but it’s so much more. The pro-life position encompasses all of life. It recognizes that babies a ... discuss

Lt. Col. Ralph Peters (Ret.) was very blunt in his assessment of the incident in the Baltic Sea on Monday, when a Russian warplane buzzed awfully close to a U.S. Navy destroyer. “I’m very ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. II: Ordinary: 1049 Proper of Seasons: 745 Psalter: Saturday, Week III, 1476 Christian Prayer: Ordinary: 689 Proper of Seasons: 494 Psalter: Saturday, Week I ... discuss

The Good Shepherd “For thus says the Lord Yahweh: Behold, I myself, even I, will search for my sheep, and will seek them out. As a shepherd seeks out his flock in the day that he is among his sheep ... discuss

There has been a lot of progress over the years, in understanding the impact of abortion.  I personally, will always be so grateful to the Elliot Institute for understanding exactly how I felt a ... discuss

Deborah Nucatola, a high-level Planned Parenthood official, was caught in an undercover video discussing how they crush unborn children in one way during a normal abortion, but crush them in a differe ... discuss

Lesbos, Greece, Apr 15, 2016 / 03:00 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis’ visit with refugees and migrants in Greece this Saturday could be a moment of leadership at a time when political concerns ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. II: Ordinary: 1049 Proper of Seasons: 737 Psalter: Friday, Week III, 1458 Christian Prayer: Ordinary: 689 Proper of Seasons: 491 Psalter: Friday, Week III, ... discuss

 Assisted Suicide Laws and Bills are “Riddled with Falsehoods”Editor’s note. This article was published by Not Dead Yet on April 7. On March 29, Not Dead Yet New England Regional ... discuss

 Guest Post by David MartinPope Francis is not happy with his good bishops. For the past several months he has showed irritation toward Vatican conservatives who oppose his synodal proposals that ... discuss

 A changing Supreme Court: the legalization of euthanasia could hang in the balanceBy Jennifer Popik, JD, and Burke Balch, JD, Robert Powell Center for Medical Ethics While four state ... discuss

Do not be overly inflamed or infatuated by the political process. Jesus is king; he is going nowhere. He is the one who enthrones and dethrones. No ruler exists who is not placed there by his sovereig ... discuss

Guthlac was the son of Penwald, a minor prince from the Royal Mercian House of Icling, and his wife, Tette. Born around AD 673, he was a serious child, not given to boyish pranks. Yet upon reaching ma ... discuss

While four states have affirmatively legalized the dangerous practice of doctor-prescribed suicide, and legislative efforts continue to expand that number, an even greater threat may be posed by the U ... discuss

I’ve written about this before- I am a person who spots discrepancies, anachronisms, and small continuity details in movie scenes. When I point them out, often just as one may point out a passi ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. II: Ordinary: 1054 Complementary Psalmody: 1655 (Midafternoon) Proper of Seasons: 731 (antiphon, reading, concluding prayer) Midafternoon Prayer for Thursda ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. II: Ordinary: 1054 Proper of Seasons: 731 Psalter: Thursday, Week III, 1444 Midday Prayer for Thursday in Week 3 of Easter, using the Current Psalmody God, ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. II: Ordinary: 1054 Complementary Psalmody: 1651 (Midmorning) Proper of Seasons: 730 (antiphon, reading, concluding prayer) Midmorning Prayer for Thursday in ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. II: Ordinary: 1049 Proper of Seasons: 729 Psalter: Thursday, Week III, 1435 Christian Prayer: Ordinary: 689 Proper of Seasons: 489 Psalter: Thursday, Week I ... discuss

Image source: ancoraonline.it.On Friday, as I’m sure most of you know, the Vatican Press released Pope Francis’ post-synodal exhortation Amoris Laetitia (The Joy of Love). Predictably, everyone wh ... discuss

Handmade Jesus BannerIf Jesus ran for public office today, what would He do? This may seem to be a hypothetical question. In a way it is. This is to get us to ponder how to follow Jesus in the politi ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. II: Ordinary: 1049 Proper of Seasons: 721 Psalter: Wednesday, Week III, 1420 Christian Prayer: Ordinary: 689 Proper of Seasons: 486 Psalter: Wednesday, Week ... discuss

TweetBy Jonathon Van MarenDishonesty is an almost universal characteristic of abortion activists. Language like “pro-choice,” “reproductive rights,” “clump of cells,” and a mob of other in ... discuss

This article was published by Not Dead Yet on April 7, 2016.John Kelly from Not Dead Yet.On March 29, Not Dead Yet New England Regional Coordinator and Second Thoughts Massachusetts Director John Kell ... discuss

Philippians 2:1,2 (Pt. 2)  Thought/Prayer:  Over-focused:  But it’s good! Philippians 2:1,2 (Pt. 4)  Thought/Prayer:  Mercies and Compassion. Philippians 2:1,2 (Pt. 3)&nbs ... discuss

Being One in Christ “If there is therefore any exhortation in Christ, if any consolation of love, if any fellowship of the Spirit, if any tender mercies and compassion, make my joy full, by bein ... discuss

This does not happen every day. A major pro-abortion feminist supportive of “unrestricted access to abortion” admitted that the pro-life cause has the moral high ground. It would be easy (and prob ... discuss

[Cardinal Francis George] said that it is insufficient simply to drop the truth on people and then smugly walk away. Rather, he insisted, you must accompany those you have instructed, committing yours ... discuss

Today is Friday, the day in which we commemorate Our Lord's passion and death. As Catholics, we are still bound to either abstain from meat or rather to do some act of penance each Frid ... discuss

1) Looking Back: A Book of Memories by Lois Lowry ~ half of this book is photographs, so it was an “easy” read in that regard. Emotionally, however, it was much deeper. Lowry has had heart ... discuss

(1796-1877) is considered to be the father of the Episcopal Church School Movement in the United States. He was a Protestant Episcopal clergyman in the Episcopal Church in the United States of America ... discuss

Being One in Christ “If there is therefore any exhortation in Christ, if any consolation of love, if any fellowship of the Spirit, if any tender mercies and compassion, make my joy full, by bein ... discuss

Being One in Christ “If there is therefore any exhortation in Christ, if any consolation of love, if any fellowship of the Spirit, if any tender mercies and compassion, make my joy full, by bein ... discuss

Being One in Christ “If there is therefore any exhortation in Christ, if any consolation of love, if any fellowship of the Spirit, if any tender mercies and compassion, make my joy full, by bein ... discuss

 “I called the police when I found my housemate’s baby in a bin after DIY abortion”Editor’s note. This post comes from our friends at the Society for the Protection of Unborn C ... discuss

We need to man up and acknowledge where complementarianism provides a cover for abuse. For a movement that prides itself on promoting manly men, the powers that be seem reluctant to engage in meaningf ... discuss

April 16 is the feast of St. Bernadette Soubirous, a mystic and visionary at Lourdes, France. St. Bernadette is the patron of: Lourdes, the poor, the sick, and people ridiculed for their pie ... discuss

The networks have their favorites when it comes to abortion gaffes. During their morning and evening news shows, the three broadcast networks (ABC, CBS, NBC) haven’t spent one second on Hillary Clin ... discuss

Being One in Christ “If there is therefore any exhortation in Christ, if any consolation of love, if any fellowship of the Spirit, if any tender mercies and compassion, make my joy full, by bein ... discuss

 Abortionist: Aborting babies with Down syndrome is an act done ‘out of love and compassion’By Cassy Fiano Indiana recently became the second state to ban abortions of babies with ... discuss

April 4, 2016Prime Minister Justin TrudeauOffice of the Prime Minister80 Wellington StreetOttawa, ON K1A 0A2To the Honourable Prime Minister Trudeau,I am writing to you out of deep concern for the leg ... discuss

Being One in Christ “If there is therefore any exhortation in Christ, if any consolation of love, if any fellowship of the Spirit, if any tender mercies and compassion, make my joy full, by bein ... discuss

Pro-life advocates marked another victory for women and children on March 25—as Florida Governor Rick Scott signed HB 1411, a state law which restricts abortion through several provisions. Florida b ... discuss

Money has always been a key motivator for euthanasia advocates. So when the maker of a drug used for assisted suicide recently doubled the drug price, euthanasia groups in the U.S. began looking for a ... discuss

Being One in Christ “If there is therefore any exhortation in Christ, if any consolation of love, if any fellowship of the Spirit, if any tender mercies and compassion, make my joy full, by bein ... discuss

Disability rights advocates have made great strides in recent years to educate society about the value of people’s lives, no matter what their abilities. But abortion activists are thwarting thi ... discuss

Vatican City, Apr 4, 2016 / 03:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- There are many things about Blessed Mother Teresa of Calcutta that could be called heroic – her tireless service to the world's most reject ... discuss

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The Latest on the flow of migrants into Europe (all times local): ... discuss

\"Being apostles of mercy means touching and soothing the wounds that today afflict the bodies and souls of many of our brothers and sisters.” “Curing these wounds, we profess Jesus, w ... discuss

(2016 - Superseded By the Annunciation of the BVM)(Latin: Sanctus Ambrosius, "Ambrosius episcopus Mediolanensis"; Italian: Sant'Ambrogio; Lombard: Sant'Ambroeus) (c. 340 – 4 April 397), Bishop of Mi ... discuss

As the church, our mission is to preserve life, both physical and spiritual. We have to advocate for unborn babies, yes, but we also have to advocate for women and men whose souls are crying out again ... discuss

Jesus responded in these ways because these people were sincere, even if they were sincerely ignorant, sincerely dumb. They were foolish, they were misinformed, they did not know things they ought to ... discuss

If abortion were criminalized. Would it be called murder? Would it be treated as such? What would happen to post-abortive women? If abortion were criminalized. Why pose such a hypothetical question? ... discuss

This book is part memoir, part spiritual reflections. This author, Kate Grosmaire, writes about the tragic shooting death of her teenage daughter. This is a strongly Catholic book. This family set ... discuss

Vatican City, Apr 2, 2016 / 12:36 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Receiving God’s mercy ignites in us the drive to become “instruments of mercy,” especially to the weakest and the marginalized, ... discuss

Ninth Day\"Today bring to Me The Souls Who Have Become Lukewarm and immerse them in the abyss of My mercy. These souls wound My Heart most painfully. My soul suffered the most dreadful loathing in the ... discuss

Rose Miller gives one simple reason for having an abortion: She does not want to be a parent. Writing for Bustle, Miller shared her story in reaction to the recent outrage over Republican presidential ... discuss

----Adapted from Russell Moore's article found here.This week Donald Trump caused another stir in national news, and this time, it was for his comments on rape. Asked if pro-consent activism want ... discuss

Eighth Day\"Today bring to Me The Souls Who Are Detained in Purgatory and immerse them in the abyss of My mercy. Let the torrents of My Blood cool down their scorching flames. All these souls are grea ... discuss

The issue of whether women who have abortions should be punished has been a favorite gotcha question posed to pro-life candidates for years. It is admittedly a difficult question, and one that deserve ... discuss

This week Donald Trump caused another stir in national news, and this time, it was for his comments on the slave trade. Asked if pro-freedom activism wants laws to punish men who receive slaves, the ... discuss

Prayer to St. Faustina O Jesus, who filled Saint Faustina with profound veneration for the boundless mercy, deign, if it be, Your holy will, to grant me through her intercession, the grace for which I ... discuss

Hillary Clinton and her best friends at Planned Parenthood eagerly pounced on Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump today after he said in an MSNBC interview that women who get abortions shou ... discuss

Have you ever said something dumb—something really, really dumb? Have you ever said something so dumb that you cringe to even allow the memory to crawl back into your mind? We all have at on ... discuss

A woman who reportedly had a months-long affair with pro-abortion former President Bill Clinton back in 1983 says Hillary Clinton had multiple abortions and the couple decided to have Chelsea Clinton ... discuss

Via TMZ: Hollywood legend Patty Duke — who won an Oscar for playing Helen Keller in “The Miracle Worker” — has died. She was 69. Duke passed away at 1:20 AM Tuesday morning. S ... discuss

This is one of those posts that is going to get me into trouble, with those who are hyper-partisan types. But, you know what? I really do not give two-flips. I may not agree with President Obama’ ... discuss

Credit: CNA, EWTNBy Jean M. HeimannI was both saddened and joyful when I learned of the death of Mother Angelica on Easter Sunday, March 27. What a beautiful bride of the Lord! She offered her entire ... discuss

There are of course other common causes of depression — the next on my list would be bereavement, post-partum, chronic ill-health, materialism, pornography — but burnout, abuse, and an unforgiving ... discuss

By Mitchell Kalpakgian, Ph.D. “The Child is father of the Man”—William Wordsworth Without leisure, play, recreation, art, and worship, man lacks contact with the divine attributes of God philoso ... discuss

Pro-life Christians who were praying peacefully outside of a Michigan abortion clinic on Good Friday faced mockery as they remembered Jesus’ death on the cross. The Pro-Life Action League organi ... discuss

(2016 - Superseded by Easter Sunday)During the Spanish-American War (1898), arising from a dispute over Cuba and Puerto Rico, the United States also acquired Guam and the Philippines. (For a brief not ... discuss

“Our city is in pain today,” said Deal, founding pastor of The Well, a church that meets in four ethnic neighborhoods in Brussels, including near his home in Schaerbeek. Deal also directs Serve th ... discuss

The question is, will the Supreme Court be the enforcer of Obama's immoral demand? It's clear that Obama's purpose is to force Christians to violate their consciences. As the article below indicates, ... discuss

Let us Pray.Let us pray for the unbelieving, perfidious Jews, that the Lord our God may take away the veil that blinds their hearts, and that they may acknowledge Jesus Christ Our Lord.Let us Pray.O G ... discuss

Today begins the Divine Mercy Novena..I will be posting each day here throughout: Divine Mercy Novena Jesus further asked that this Feast of the Divine Mercy be preceded by a Novena of Chaplets to the ... discuss

The Divine Mercy novena is prayed between Good Friday and the Sunday of Divine Mercy, which is the Sunday following Easter. Those praying the novena are to pray for the special intentions of each day ... discuss

Indiana has become the second state in the nation, following North Dakota, to ban abortions on babies who are diagnosed in the womb as having Down syndrome. Gov. Mike Pence signed the bill today to pr ... discuss

Tomorrow is Good Friday. It's also Tolkien Reading Day. Really. It's a day when the people are encouraged to promote the life and works of Tolkien. In the comment section, readers are invited to comme ... discuss

On Friday, Christians all across the U.S. will gather outside of abortion clinics for a special event to remember the innocent lives of unborn children lost to abortion. Special prayer vigils called t ... discuss

  Pro-life activist’s book focuses on best way to share the pro-life message  Nancy Flanders  Stephanie Gray, an international speaker, pro-life activist, and author of “ ... discuss

You can measure the value of a society by how the weakest members are treated. Since 1989, Chile has been a country that protects these precious souls, but President Bachelet of Chile has decided to j ... discuss

“What constitutes this call to preach? Lloyd-Jones identified six distinguishing marks of this divine summons to the pulpit. He himself had felt the gravity of each of these realities weighing h ... discuss

Stop for a minute and think about how this is the reality for women in China no matter their religion nor economic status. Each day nearly 500 Chinese women commit suicide. The correlation between gri ... discuss

Coalition Against Assisted SuicideACTION ALERT! Two Bad California Bills Peddling Physician Assisted Suicide Letters and Calls are needed nowSB 1002 - Gov't "advice" billState Senator Bill M ... discuss

 A mother who’d lost her unborn baby angrily responses to NARALBy Eleanor Josephine Editor’s note. The following was posted at Right to Life of Montana. The introduction is from L ... discuss

19 March, New Testament All that we know of Saint Joseph we learn from the first two chapters of Matthew and of Luke. Otherwise he is mentioned only in passing (see Luke 3:23; John 1:45; John 6:42) a ... discuss

In an evil age, the love of Our Lord is a sign of contradiction. Even when you speak His truth with love and peace, those who drift along with the spirit of the age will often see your stand as a fail ... discuss

The following news release was issued on March 16, 2016.ST. PAUL — An effort to legalize assisted suicide in Minnesota appears to be dead after the bill's author withdrew her legislation this aftern ... discuss

The Canticle of the Passion is a Dominican tradition with a long history.  The following passage recounts how after the first time St. Catherine experienced her mysterious ecstasy (which she did ... discuss

TweetBy Meagan Nijenhuis“I want to know what YOU believe.” That’s what Henry told me at Florida Atlantic University last month during GAP. He had taken a pamphlet as he had passed by the display ... discuss

During oral arguments on March 2 at the Supreme Court in the Texas case Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg asked an important question: “What was the problem the legi ... discuss

I have been a governmental intercessor for 25 years, standing in the gap for our country. I began to truly intercede for the nation when I had my fourth child; today, with four grandchildren, I am sti ... discuss

SemiDouble (1955 Calendar): March 10The ancient story of the marytrdom of the Forty Holy Martyrs of Sebaste is related on MIT's website:The story of these mysterious martyrs unfolds in the city of Seb ... discuss

This article is an expanded version of my first “Life Lessons with Josh” column in Life Matters Journal, in which I answer questions from LMJ’s readers. This reader asked for help responding to ... discuss

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Tony Funderburk - Tony Funderburk - The Truth in Words And Music Could a Lot of Goodies Be Bad For More Than Just Your Health? Can you have too much of a good thing? Yes. Can you have too little of so ... discuss

Via the power of IFTTT Lent 2c, (February 21, 2016) Luke 13:31-35 TITLE: “Put Your Trust Where it Belongs” Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord, Jesus Christ. Amen. Our text f ... discuss

IntroductionToday we are going to be looking at the man Jesus and his depiction in the Bible.  We’ll look at the life of Jesus Christ, and how it was described by the apostle Paul. We’ll loo ... discuss

Matthew 9:3 But go and learn what this means: ‘I desire mercy, not sacrifice.’Matthew 12:7 If you had known what these words mean, ‘I desire mercy, not sacrifice,’ you would not have condemned ... discuss

I recently came across a meme in my Facebook feed that depicted a sad, small, dirty child with a plastic spoon in his mouth. The tag read, “Imagine a world where ‘pro-life’ efforts ... discuss

I recently came across a meme in my Facebook feed that depicted a sad, small, dirty child with a plastic spoon in his mouth. The tag read, “Imagine a world where ‘pro-life’ efforts ... discuss

It's a genuine privilege to be part of Our Sunday Visitor's blog tour for a new book from my friend, María Ruiz Scaperlanda. Here she is:Don't you want to sit down and have a cup of coffee with ... discuss

On June 11, 1963, a Buddhist monk named Thích Quang Duc was among the procession of approximately 350 monks and nuns who surrounded the intersection at Phan Dinh Phung Boulevard and Le Van Duyet Stre ... discuss

In his celebrated, but tardy, prime time television announcement, President Obama told the world that America is on the right side of history.  Wrong, Mr. President.  We are living in the ... discuss

The be nice campaign is a project of the Mental Health Foundation of West Michigan and is spreading around west Michigan, even into your children's schools. Parents may want to consider the ramif ... discuss

Students for Life of America has decided to honor me and nine other pro-life Millennial leaders with a Defender of Life award at their conferences this month. This means a lot to me, as I see Students ... discuss

Minnesota law prohibited public funding of abortion (except in cases of rape, incest, and a threat to the life of the mother) until June 1994. That's when Hennepin County District Judge William Posten ... discuss

I’ve been a blogger for over a decade and while I don’t see myself giving up, I’m really OK with stopping to live life and allowing a silence. It began creeping up on me over the pa ... discuss

Dear Fellow Followers of Jesus: These photos I have put up below are of three children that I was matched with through Compassion International, a Christian humanitarian nonprofit. I received their ... discuss

It is that time of year. The season of focused giving. As followers of Jesus, we know that we need not wait until the year-end holidays to give generously. Want an opportunity to help save lives ... discuss

My family and I watched the first episode of "Born This Way" today. Its the new A&E reality show about a social group of young adults with Down syndrome in Los Angeles. These young people bowl togethe ... discuss

The debate over abortion has reignited in the United States in recent weeks, in the wake of the Supreme Court’s decision to hear a challenge to a Texas law that places new regulations upon abortion ... discuss

For most of my adult life, I have worked with refugees both overseas and in the US. So, I DO understand the plight of refugees and the challenges of successfully resettling them in their new American ... discuss

This morning, the Guardian newspaper reports:"Heavy casualties are feared after a bomb blast ripped through packed crowds in Yola, north-east Nigeria, just days after the president, Muhammadu Buhari, ... discuss

SourceThe Catholic blogosphere and internet have been awash with weeping and and wailing and gnashing of teeth over the Synod on the Family. As far as many in the Catholic blogosphere are concerned, ... discuss

When priests and nuns teach you to show "mercy and compassion" which has become code for "tolerating the sin of the person", then tell teach them the "truth in charity".Don't be like other priests who ... discuss

A fight scene from "Deadwood"SourceI recently heard a priest describe the Catholic blogosphere as the Wild West where anything goes. Anyone who has watched "Deadwood" on HBO has a good idea of just h ... discuss

Sts. Cosmas and Damian: physicians and martyrs.Going to the hospital for, if not a life-threatening, at least a life-inconveniencing procedure under general anesthesia causes one to pause and meditate ... discuss

Pope Francis in East Harlem, ManhattanSourceI have been completely enthralled with Pope Francis on his visit to Cuba and the United States this past week.  I actually took the week off from work ... discuss

By now, it must be painfully obvious to all but the willfully ignorant or ideologically disabled that the flood of Muslim migrants into Europe is the result of a terribly flawed US foreign policy in t ... discuss

Mark 9:14-23“Help my unbelief”September 13th, 2015“You know what your problem is?” Don't you just love it when a conversation starts that way?It's like, "put up your mental dukes" and get rea ... discuss

U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Michael W. PendergrassFourteen years ago today, I overheard a coworker down the hall from my office telling someone else about planes hitting the World Trade ... discuss

© United Feature Syndicate.It almost sounds like the plot of an absurdist comedy written by the team that brought us Revenge of the Nerds: Computer scientists gather to combat global poverty, only to ... discuss

“Dear Mary, I feel so empowered by this whole experience; being able to continue with school without any interruption, has given me an incredible strength. I have a new found faith in people and in ... discuss

SourceThe destructive effects of pornography have been well documented. It is easy to find studies by a simple search on the Internet. Pornography is condemned by the Catholic Church because it is a c ... discuss

              The Gifts the Friends who gave them Hope   Every person who has suffered loss has faced the same choice: Surrend ... discuss

St. Ann, my name saint, is also my patroness for the year 2015.  July 26th is her feast day, so today is the day to begin her novena.  Here is the novena prayer I am saying.Novena Prayer to ... discuss

Matthew 5:20-26For I tell you, unless your righteousness exceeds that of the scribes and Pharisees, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven.Anger11     no one understa ... discuss

Consider these two passages of Holy Scripture:“The way of the wicked is like deep darkness; they do not know over what they stumble.”Proverbs 4:19“In their case the god of this wo ... discuss

For behold the sovereign the Lord of hosts shall take away from Jerusalem, and from Juda the valiant and the strong, the whole strength of bread, and the whole strength of water.  The strong man, ... discuss

By definition, "audacity" can refer to sheer arrogance for the sake of arrogance, or boldness without any regard for self-preservation. In his latest film, "Audacity" (available for download on J ... discuss

I suppose we Catholic writers are socially expected to have a massive episode of cognitive dissonance over the news of the significant drop in religious affiliation over the years 2007 to 2014. Becau ... discuss

By Dave Andrusko, National Right to Life News -- The headline reporting on a Gallup poll is accurate as far as it goes but incomplete- "U.S. Support for Euthanasia Hinges on How It's Described: Suppo ... discuss

During Memorial Day weekend this year as we remember and honor all of our soldiers let us also remember that Saint Joan of Arc is the patron saint of soldiers for a very good reason. I can think of no ... discuss

Chrissy shopping in our local drugstore. My 13 year old daughter Chrissy with Down syndrome has a support person to help her reshape her behaviors so that she can get along better in everyday situatio ... discuss

Thus, for the American Conservative, there is no difficulty in identifying the day's overriding political challenge: it is to preserve and extend freedom.  As he surveys the various attitudes and ... discuss

March has been a busy month for our family.  Our little foster daughter turned one,  I had another great check up at the cancer center, we're plugging along with school work, house work, hea ... discuss

The Supreme Court Ruling striking down Canada's laws against assisted suicide is an extreme example of judicial overreach. Major social change like this should always come from elected repre ... discuss

re·gret/rəˈɡret/verbfeel sad, repentant, or disappointed over (something that has happened or been done, especially a loss or missed opportunity).nouna feeling of sadness, repentance, or disappoin ... discuss

There seem to be two camps when it comes to other people's opinion of those of us who foster children. Either they are fully supportive and paint you as a saint lavishing you with the praise you know ... discuss

Compassion Fatigue: a gradual numbing to the needs and hurt of others facilitated by being continually inundated with images and stories of extreme poverty and hardship while not experiencing those ev ... discuss

Emphasizing the importance of the religious vocation, Pope Francis announced that the year 2015 will be dedicated to Consecrated Life.  He said that all Christians are called to live in imitati ... discuss

Andre, I apologize for not clearing this with you first, because I don't want it to look like I'm calling you out. I'm not. I just think that you make some valid points in your comments, and I'd say t ... discuss

Note: A review copy of this film was provided to me in exchange for a review. I thank especially the film’s executive producer, Bryan Storkel, for working to make sure I received this documentar ... discuss

CORNERSTONE CATHOLIC CONFERENCE NOTES OCT 25, 2014BUILDING A CULTURE OF LIFETACOMA CONVENTION CENTER, TACOMA, WA ABBY JOHNSON: Former Planned Parenthood director, now outspoken pro-life leader, a ... discuss

Many conservatives, Tea Party folks and Christians have mixed feelings about the GOP takeover of the US Senate yesterday. Not that it happened - it's progress in a certain way, and it's great that it' ... discuss

Back in 2010 I ordered a book from Tan Books entitled The 33 Doctors of the Church.* I got it because I was interested in finding out more about who those Doctors were, what they taught, & why they we ... discuss

October is the month dedicated to the Rosary. It is also the month dedicated to the protection of all human life. The Church is the Body of Christ whose mission is to help and defend the poor, the ... discuss

Many of us go into this adoption thing knowing adoption is hard, but the extent to that difficulty is often not grasped. It wasn't for me. I knew that both of our adopted kiddos had suffered trauma, ... discuss

As most of you know, when I was nine I lost my mom to suicide. All of this discussion about Robin Williams has me kind of sad and frustrated with where we are with mental illness in this world. My h ... discuss

By Jane St. Clair A while ago I made a common sense argument that there is ... discuss

Social and political philosophies have tremendous impact on one's world view. One's role in society (should individuality or community have priority), the belief of the purpose of government (to prote ... discuss

I've been of the opinion that prior to January of 2017 our Fearless Leader will find a reason to impose martial law, suspend the results of any Presidential election recently held and crack down on al ... discuss

Ranade-Krider COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ohio Right to Life President Mike Gonidakis has announced that Stephanie Ranade-Krider will become the new executive director of Ohio's largest pro-life organization. Ra ... discuss

I remember my year in 5th grade quite well. Mr. Whitley was my teacher. He was one of three male teachers in the school, but the only African-American. I remember he was pretty darn ‘fly’ with ... discuss

In the realm of pro-life work, we often talk about the unborn child as the most vulnerable member of society. Indeed, with 21 percent of pregnancies ending in abortion, a person is more likely to die ... discuss

As we remember our soldiers this year during Memorial Day Weekend let us also remember that Saint Joan of Arc is the patron saint of all soldiers for good reason.  I can think of no better person ... discuss

Today bring to Me SOULS WHO HAVE BECOME LUKEWARM,* and immerse them in the abyss of My mercy. These souls wound My Heart most painfully. My soul suffered the most dreadful loathing in the Garden ... discuss

Today bring to Me SOULS WHO HAVE BECOME LUKEWARM,* and immerse them in the abyss of My mercy. These souls wound My Heart most painfully. My soul suffered the most dreadful loathing in the Garden ... discuss

A letter which could be written by an unborn child whose mother is about to murder through abortion. “Cold walls, cold table, soundless cry- Mom,  you won’t see your daughter- Don’t beli ... discuss

Pro-life activists Bud and Tara Shaver of Albuquerque, New Mexico, are often the targets of hate mail or e-mails.  Read the following Facebook post from Bud Shaver:Tara and I received "hate ... discuss

     Although there has been controversy surrounding whether infant and child sacrifice took place in Ancient Times, an Oxford study now confirms that it did indeed happen and the ... discuss

On the eve of the anniversary of America's January 22 commemoration of 55 million children slain by their cruel parents and given no funeral, no name, no grave, no chance ~ we learn that Colorado will ... 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

"For you created my inmost being; you knit me together in my mother’s womb. I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are wonderful, I know that full well. My frame was no ... discuss

HOMEI need to take a little time for research this week; our next topic, which will appear in the next two weeks, will be dissociation: how it relates to abortion and how it correlates to chronic illn ... discuss

The ongoing election campaign in Albuquerque to pass the "Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Ordinance" has resulted in several videos.  Some of these are undercover videos while others have a ... discuss

“Our passion is far reaching, yet it only needs to reach as far as the individual woman. We eschew political intrigues for the real action instead. We meet mothers where they are, where they need. ... discuss

Last week, in a most unsavory move, Denver's KNUS morning drive time talk show host, Peter Boyles devoted two hours to promoting the new and improved Hemlock Society.The pro-euthanasia organization's ... discuss

Antoinette Tuff looked at the face of death at the Atlanta school where she is a secretary. The young man was full of hate and without hope. He was also armed with an AK-47 and other weapons. He wante ... discuss

On this anniversary-eve of my abortion, I'm trying to redirect my most negative thoughts.  I'm trying to think of the way my life has changed over the last few years, since I've begun talking abo ... discuss

I normally stay far away from the political areas of the prolife "fight."  The main reason being that the most effective weapon I have in my arsenal is the fact that I am a postabortive woman, bu ... discuss

So the Daily Kos kids are being their typical selves: piling on their ideological opposition during a time of trouble to score political points. Caleb Howe, a military veteran, wonderful writer, and ... discuss

Leviticus 12:1-8—1 Then the LORD spoke to Moses, saying, 2 "Speak to the children of Israel, saying: 'If a woman has conceived, and borne a male child, then she shall be unclean seven days; as in ... discuss

The scribes and the Pharisees brought a woman who had been caught in adultery, and placing her in the midst they said to him, “Teacher, this woman has been caught in the act of adultery. Now in the ... discuss

Abortion is undeniably a very polarized topic…and rightly so. Its debate is, in essence, the epitome of the struggle between right and wrong. In this case, however, innocent lives hang in the balanc ... discuss

Dear Prime Minister Stephen Harper,       May 3rd was officially National Prayer Day as well as the Crisis Pregnancy Center's Fundraiser Dinner in Winnipeg, and I took p ... discuss

Whether you ARE pro-choice, or pro-life with "exceptions" or pro-life and wanting to learn more about the cause this article is for you:When the topic of "abortion" is brought up in a conversation it ... discuss

"For you formed my inward parts; you knitted me together in my mother's womb.  I praise you, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made.  Wonderful are your works; my soul knows it very well.&n ... discuss

Adapted from Mother's Day Sermon: May 8, 2011Associate Pastor Jeff RuddIntroduction: There has been enough said about mother’s over the years to fill an entire library. Everyone has their own idea o ... discuss

I believe in the total sovereignty of God and believe firmly that salvation comes entirely from God apart from any goodness, righteousness, or action on the part of man.  Many Christians, especia ... discuss

Here are excerpts from an article by Frances Ess.I almost had a heart attack one day when I discovered my six year old son and eleven year old daughter up a tree. My first instinct was to scream at t ... discuss

October 28, 2012. Today in the New York Times Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel (Rahm’s brother), a famous bioethicist, wrote a similar column called “Four Myths About Doctor-Assisted Suicide.” W ... discuss

“Compassion and Choices” wants Arizona and other states to pass laws that allow doctors to poison their patients. They used to be “the Hemlock Society” but now they call themse ... discuss

ss="MsoNormal">April 9, 2012. … David Brooks wrote a touching column in the New York Times last week about an old man, with the surprisingly fitting name of Charles Darwin Snelling, who killed ... discuss

by Jane St. Clair Author of Walk Me to Midnight I wrote “Thirty Logical Reasons to Vote No on Assisted Suicide” when the issue was on the ballot in Washington state.  It’s now on th ... discuss

The day after Election 2012 …. Thank you, Massachusetts, for voting against physician assisted suicide.  Our opponents carefully chose your state when they decided to put their initiative on yo ... discuss

by Jane St. Clair Author of Walk Me to Midnight   Sunday, November 25, 2012 – This morning the New York Times’ lead editorial is about how everyone should consult their doctor or nurs ... discuss

“An inconvenience is an adventure wrongly considered.” G.K. ChestertonRecently, the Department of Health (DoH) in the UK released the statistics of t ... discuss

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I wrote a previous post on Horton's attempts to show TULIP in the church fathers. Someone recently asked me to comment on a list of patristic citations that are supposed to show the Limited ... discuss

This is the first installment in my series "The strongest pro-choice argument", which will focus on analyzing and responding to Volume 39, Issue 5 of the Journal of Medical Ethics. Issue 5 is a specia ... discuss

Today bring to Me THE SOULS WHO ARE DETAINED IN PURGATORY, and immerse them in the abyss of My mercy. Let the torrents of My Blood cool down their scorching flames. All these souls are greatly loved b ... discuss




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