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Guest Article By David MartinCardinal Raymond Burke, who heads the Vatican's highest court of canon law and who is recognized as one of the most outstanding prelates of the Catholic Church today has g ... discuss

Vatican City, Oct 22, 2014 / 12:04 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- At Monday's consistory on the Middle East, patriarchs gathered to discuss the threats facing local Christians, and focused on the key task of re ... discuss

Today is the Feast day of ST  John Paul, II, whose final moments of life were spent celebrating the Mass of Divine Mercy In 1997, where the relics of Blessed Faustina are kept, John Paul II add ... discuss

Gbarnga, Liberia, Oct 21, 2014 / 12:58 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- "How is it that we have again become the marginalized of the earth?" That is what people ask Bishop Anthony Borwah of Gbarnga, in Liberia, t ... discuss

I know it’s not something many are willing to believe. Even for those who generously support the work of Alliance Defending Freedom, who’ve heard our many warnings through the years about the thr ... discuss

Rome, Italy, Oct 21, 2014 / 04:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- As the Church continues to reflect on the pastoral needs of the family following the recent Synod of Bishops, there has emerged the need for marr ... discuss

by Alan Caruba, Contributing Author: As this is being written, Rasmussen Reports says that 48% of likely voters approve of President Obama’s performance in office while 50% disapproved. Other polls ... discuss

Editor's Note: Rep. Bruce Braley (D., Iowa) was one of the principal backers of the Affordable Care Act, more commonly known as Obamacare. In the Senate, he would become part of the Sen. Harry Reid's ... discuss

Dr. Ron Paulby Ron Paul: Former Clinton Administration Labor Secretary Robert Reich recently called on the government to force young people to spend two years either “serving” in the military o ... discuss

Vatican City, Oct 20, 2014 / 10:41 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Monday's consistory of cardinals focused on the plight of Christians in the Middle East, especially in light of the rise of the Islamic State, a ... discuss

All the transparency you could possibly want - but not until after the Election Fairy commeth! Or, more likely, not until after Executive Order 13295 kicks in. "How wonderful for governments that the ... discuss

You remember George and Martha, yes? Of course you do. Because no self-respecting reader of the Common Room could neglect George and Martha: The Complete Stories of Two Best Friends, those two lovable ... discuss

St. Jude, also called Thaddeus or "Courageous", is the author of the short epistle in the New Testament. He was the apostle who asked the Lord at the Last Supper why he had manifested himself only to ... discuss

daily Mail: Mother Teresa's Indian followers lash out at study questioning her 'saintliness'  March 6, 2013USA Today: Mother Teresa dies at 87Mother Teresa (biography) by B. K. Chaturved ... discuss

“It is [] our collective responsibility as healthcare providers to decrease maternal mortality throughout the world, and ensuring access to ‘safe’ abortion is a critical step in achieving that g ... discuss

Front Royal, Va., Oct 17, 2014 / 03:41 pm (CNA).- The study of history is an opportunity to unite faith and reason and to recover a distinctly Catholic perspective that sees God acting in the past, pr ... discuss

The following excerpt is from a recent book about the Ebola virus and what people should know about it.  It is available from Amazon  in paperback and Kindle formats   Ebola outbreaks are belie ... discuss

In July 2013, Yousafzai addressed the United Nations, telling delegates that the Taliban "thought that bullets would silence us, but they failed. "The terrorists thought that they would change my a ... discuss

By PETER JESSERER SMITH | WASHINGTON — New priests in the modern era are confronting an ever-widening array of challenges to marriage and family life, and their seminary education and form ... discuss

Pro-life electoral politics hinges on the ability to reach voters personally. That’s why pro-life leaders are emphasizing a robust ground game as critical to winning on Election Day. In the field s ... discuss

 NBC Banishes Story on Obama’s Unpopularity on Midterm Campaign Trail to Sunday Night By Curtis Houck On Sunday, NBC Nightly News took the unusual step of running a story that not ... discuss

This article was published in the Halifax Chronicle Herald today.By Catherine FrazeeCatherine FrazeeToday (Oct. 15), the Supreme Court of Canada will hear argument in an appeal which seeks to strike d ... discuss

To hear some people talk, apparently exhorting believers to repent of their apathy towards abortion and to love justice and mercy is putting the Church in imminent danger! I will be the first to admit ... discuss

Last week doctors in Sweden announced the birth of a baby after a uterus transplant. The baby is so far healthy being born at only 31 weeks gestation.I am very happy that mother and baby are heal ... discuss

Today, the Mark Udall campaign released a false and misleading television ad with a doctor from Children’s Hospital Colorado. Lisa Goldthwait, an OB/GYN, says: “Politicians like Congressma ... discuss

This HumanLifeMatters blog has exceeded 320,000 hits from a growing international readership. Tell your friends to visit http://HumanLifeMatters.org often for a Christian perspective on ... discuss

Claire Orton, a nurse from University Hospital in London, breathed onto a sick baby’s face and said it would be “better off dead.” The child, referred to as ‘Baby B’ was ... discuss

We continue to make our way through The Federalist. This is the first in a series of essays examining the prospects for electing a republican president in 2016 and ultimately reining in the modern imp ... discuss

Editor’s Note: This is Part I of a four part series on the implications and effects of the International Conference on Population and Development that took place twenty years ago in Cairo. By Marie ... discuss

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker is in the fight of his political life. He’s survived an onslaught of attacks from Democrats and their left wing friends in the media. And he doesn’t get the credit ... discuss

(Firstthings.com) – People are not the problem. Someone from the international aid and development industry has some explaining to do. In an analysis of financial data from the decade ending in 2 ... discuss

Your Excellencies:"Typically, obstetrician-gynecologists practicing in Catholic hospitals and physician office buildings owned by Catholic hospitals provide prescriptions for contraceptives to their ... discuss

 We reflected on the sacred seal of the Sacrament of Reconciliation (Penance) last week. The Church is so strict about the secrecy required in this sacrament because of the critical importance ... discuss

As stated in the preceding column, here, eminent labor economist Jared Bernstein recently called, in the New York Times, for the dethroning of “King Dollar,” claiming that the reserve currency sta ... discuss

The most common statement about today’s elections is that “elections don’t matter!” Yet, never has there been a moment in history when it was more critical for every AMERICAN to vote very care ... discuss

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What’s one of the best parts of having a wedding in front of all your friends and family? The gifts of course! But for Ashley Sewell and Adam McCully, a wedding with gifts seemed pointless. Ashl ... discuss

I wasn’t going to write about the Brittany Maynard assisted suicide frenzy. Maynard is apparently dying of brain cancer at age 29, and has decided to mount a pro-assisted suicide campaign, announcin ... discuss

by Ralph Benko, Contributing Author: As stated in the preceding column, here, eminent labor economist Jared Bernstein recently called, in the New York Times, for the dethroning of “King Dollar,” ... discuss

This article was published by Wesley Smith on his blog on October 9, 2014.Wesley SmithBy Wesley SmithI wasn’t going to write about the Brittany Maynard assisted suicide frenzy. Maynard is apparently ... discuss

Here is a bit of forgotten American history that I share for no other reason than my personal interest in the Revolutionary War.  To some, this may not seem like a theological post, but if you b ... discuss

1. PUT FIRST THINGS FIRST: Love God with your whole heart, mind, soul, and strength. If you put God first, everything else will fall into place. In order to love God, though, you need to know his Son ... discuss

By Marissa Poulson, Senior Web Writer What does Alda Gross have to say now that the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has thrown out her case against the Swiss government dem ... discuss

As Tyler Durden made perfectly clear in his highly informative piece a few days ago, the siege of Kobani exemplifies the ineptness, 'cluelessness, and fecklessness of Barack Obama's Syrian fiasco. ... discuss

Claims that Plan B contraception causes abortion can be confusing. How could this happen, one might ask? Donna Harrison, a board-certified obstetrician-gynecologist and the executive director and dire ... discuss

 Pro-abortion writer says Internet’s First Abortion Class ‘could be exactly what abortion education needs to move forward in the 21st century’ By Katie Yoder It’s a liberal ... discuss

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BreakPoint BreakPoint is a daily audio feature about four minutes long that addresses current societal issues important for Christians. Eric Metaxas hosts the pr ... discuss

You never know... From: Ginny Lepore Sent: Tuesday, October 07, 2014 Subject: Where and How to Store Your Emergency Supplies Where and How to Store Emergency Supplies ... discuss

HONG KONG (The New York Times) — The slight teenager with heavy rectangular glasses and a bowl cut stood above the ocean of protesters who had engulfed downtown Hong Kong. His deep voice was drowne ... discuss

Colorado Sen. Mark Udall voted for abortion almost 80 times during his tenure in the Senate, including voting against a bill to ban gruesome partial-birth abortions. During a debate in Denver last nig ... discuss

 UCSF Pioneers On-Line Abortion Course By Randall K. O’Bannon, NRL Director of Education & Research Jody SteinauerWith their promotion of web-cam abortions in the United States and ... discuss

by Ralph Benko, Contributing Author: The Wall Street Journal, recently, in The Return of the Greenback, observed that “the resurgent dollar has logged its longest winning streak in 17 years, rising ... discuss

It’s a liberal media specialty: advertising abortion like it’s a good thing. Starting next week, the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) will offer a class on “Abortion: Quality Care ... discuss

Yesterday, Students for Life of America (SFLA) and other pro-life groups participated in National Pro-Life Chalk Day at junior high, high school and college campuses across the country.Kristan Hawkins ... discuss

Single customer wins shoot-out against four armed robbers. The real banned books: After the US entered a military alliance with the Soviet dictatorship in December 1941, Harper & Brothers’ Cass ... discuss

"Beware of celebrity clergy." Amen!After my own experience being scandalized at a Catholic college, I used to tell my teenage children, "Just because someone is wearing a Roman collar doesn't mean he' ... discuss

  From: drude Sent: Monday, September 08, 2014 Subject: Democracy or Republic? To: Americans ​ AND others​everywhere; Thank you for ... discuss

I hit publish before I was done with this post, but decided to leave it up anyway. Check back later to see what other books I find to add! These are all affiliate links, yo. 30 Delicious Dump Cake Re ... discuss

By: James Simpson DC Independent Examiner David Limbaugh is a lawyer, nationally syndicated columnist and best-selling author of six books. He is also a born-again Christian. In his latest book, Jesus ... discuss

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James Pethokoukis, the Dewitt Wallace Fellow and “Money & Politics columnist-blogger” for the American Enterprise Institute, is a frequently interesting analyst and polemicist … when he doesn’ ... discuss

Bill Smith, Editor, ARRA News Service : A Rasmussen Reports statewide survey details that Tom Cotton has taken a strong lead in the U.S. Senate race.Republican challenger Tom Cotton has pulled to ... discuss

by Rombert Romano: “There have been lots of times that it has been abused, so now the Magna Carta is about saying… I want a web where I’m not spied on, where there’s no censorship.”That was ... discuss

Yesterday, Students for Life of America (SFLA) and other pro-life groups participated in National Pro-Life Chalk Day at junior high, high school and college campuses across the country. Kristan Hawkin ... discuss

By MAGGIE LAWSON/CNA | BOSTON — Catholic presence in social media is critical in reaching out to those who are lost or distanced from the Church, said Catholic executive and media expert S ... discuss

I’ve often wondered how Canada’s abortion activists can actually say the things they believe with a straight face. Nothing quite highlights the bizarre nature of our cultural schizophrenia surroun ... discuss

Boston, Mass., Oct 2, 2014 / 12:23 pm (CNA).- Catholic presence in social media is critical in reaching out to those who are lost or distanced from the Church, said Catholic executive and media expert ... discuss

According to the Office for National Statistics, 80% of babies born extremely premature will survive. Professor Neil Marlow, a consultant neonatologistat University College London Hospital said, ̶ ... discuss

A new Pennsylvania bill deceptively named the Patient Trust  Act could threaten women’s right to receive facts about abortion prior to making a decision. The bill, which was introduced in both ... discuss

Marie T. Hilliard, JCL, PHD, RN, Director of Bioethics & Public Policy of The National Catholic Bioethics Center,&n ... discuss

by Dr. Bobby Eberle, The Loft, GOPUSA: After all these years, I'm still amazed at the things Barack Obama says. I know I should be numb to it by now. After all, he continues to blame former Preside ... discuss

by Alan Caruba, Contributing Author: The news that the U.S. Air Force, joined at long last by some of the Arab nations most threatened by the Islamic State (ISIS), began bombing their headquarters and ... discuss

TweetBy Jonathon Van MarenI’ve often wondered how Canada’s abortion activists can actually say the things they believe with a straight face. Nothing quite highlights the bizarre nature of our cult ... discuss

 Remembering the War on Women and Girls in China By Marie Smith, Parliamentary Network for Critical Issues (PNCI) Thursday marked the 34th anniversary of the enforcement of China’s ... discuss

Sen. Ted Cruz at Value Voter's SummitImg: Via FRCAction Video of SpeechUpdate: Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas won the FRC Action Value Voters Summit presidential straw poll for the second consecutive yea ... discuss

When I first re-verted back to my Catholic Faith, I wanted to enthusiastically celebrate EVERY DAY  - all of the Feasts, and all of the commemorations and all of the traditions.It was very educat ... discuss

It is better to be feared than to be loved.  I’m not interested in preserving the status quo; I want to overthrow it. ~ Machiavelli Biography Niccolò di Bernardo dei Machiavelli (1469-1527) w ... discuss

Tomorrow is the Feast of the Archangels, Michael, Gabriel and Raphael. This is the actual feast day of our parish. We are grateful to St. Michael for watching over each of us and over our church.St. ... discuss

Daria Radionova, an East European student in London, is upset by low estimates given of her crystal-studded Mercedes CLS 350, which sparkles with 1-million Swarovski crystals. The Daily Mail reported: ... discuss

Yes!  Theologians, ministry leaders and pastors need to be clear on this.  Exodus 20:13 and Deuteronomy 5:17 command:  “You shall not murder.”  Killing the innocent is murder:  “ ... discuss

By Sarah Kramer, Marketing Campaign Coordinator As young children, my sister and I often imagined we were “doctors.” Doctors save lives, and we loved taking turns “rescuing” the other from a ... discuss

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This piece takes a look at Kenya and developments taking place there that could soon see the country catapulted on the map of oil exporting countries. Kenya is the place to watch in Africa and the ... discuss

Did I mention at the start of the summer that the first political campaign I recall knowing anything about -- back when I was a kid-- was Jeff Bell's run for Senate in 1976?  He primaried and kno ... discuss

 NGO Ipas Promotes Illegal Abortion Network in Mexico Editor’s note. This is reprinted from the monthly newsletter of the Parliamentary Network for Critical Issues. “NGO” refers ... discuss

Well, maybe he was misquoted. But here's what Crux is reporting.A Moderate VoiceNow the quotes:“Pope Francis doesn’t want cultural warriors, he doesn’t want ideologues."Aren't we called the "Chu ... discuss

 The pivotal importance of the November mid-term elections—and what you can do about it! Editor’s note. This editorial appeared on page two of the September issue of National Righ ... discuss

“Teens are irresponsible because their brains aren’t fully developed yet.” ens can’t handle grown-up tasks because the prefrontal-cortex doesn’t reach maturity till age ... discuss

By:  Eric Scheiner Watch: Sadie Robertson's Cowboy/Jazz Dance ... discuss

Central, south and west Phoenix have a unique opportunity this November to elect a genuine pro-life candidate to Congress.  Since 1991 the area - now known as Congressional District 7 - has had t ... discuss

Not everything Biblical is Christian, part 5. See part one, two, three, and four to catch up.Part one points out that the words of Satan recorded in the Bible are not Christian doctrine. Part two show ... discuss

The Tax Revolt has run its course.  A Money Revolt is needed. Steve Forbes, with Elizabeth Ames, in Money: How the Destruction of the Dollar Threatens the Global Economy—and What We Can Do Abou ... discuss

We may correctly recall that the reason why God created us was that we would know, love and serve Him in this life and then be happy with him forever in Heaven. A critical point here is knowledge. O ... discuss

Two generations ago, back when Gamal Abdel Nasser stirred the hearts of third world nationalists all over the globe, there was a term that gained widespread currency: Pan Arabism. Pan Arabism was the ... discuss

The Modern Abortion Abolitionists An MSNBC feature on AHA co-founder Toby Harmon came from a left-leaning slant, but did not expose the “fanaticism” the reported was looking for. I ... discuss

This past week, the following papers were presented at the International Free Winkel meeting at Shepherd's Hill at the Crossroads in St. John's, North Dakota.  The documents are a contempora ... discuss

My Daughter Died From the Abortion Drug 10 Years A ... discuss

This is part 2 of a series, The Terror of Islam.I recently received an email which encapsulated the threat that emanates from Islam. Islam is not the innocuous 'religion of peace’ that our political ... discuss

There has been much talk about the recently published study by Dr. Teresa Deisher from Sound Choice Pharmaceuticals that shows a correlation between vaccines produced in cell lines procured from ... discuss

St. John Chrysostom, Almsgiver by TitianToday, September 13, is the memorial of St. John Chrysostom (ca. 347-407), one of the most famous Fathers, Doctors, and bishops of the Catholic Church. Known to ... discuss

by Susie Allen, host of the blog, Pro-Life in TNJudie Brown of American Life League discusses an issue that sometimes separates pro-life activists. She believes pro-lifers should not waste time and re ... discuss

Never, never will we desist till we … extinguish every trace of this bloody traffic, of which our posterity, looking back to the history of these enlightened times will scarce believe that it ha ... discuss

Brethren, Peace be with you.This, according to Aleteia.org:On Wednesday, Federal Judge Clark Waddoups finalized his December order striking down a key part of Utah’s statute banning the practice of ... discuss

Time has a piece by Laura Stampler attempting to promote abortion advocates and their lame Taco or Beer challenge.  The piece is entitled “New Viral Fundraiser” despite only having 127 posts ... discuss

Last week I turned something upside-down.  It is my WAKW 93.3 window sticker which says "Pointing the Way to the One!"A few months ago, Star 93.3, a Christian radio station in Cincinnati, replace ... discuss

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

Anthony Esolen’s book, 10 Ways to Destroy the Imagination of Your Child, probably has the best cover of any book published in paperback. Despite the old proverb about judging books by their cove ... discuss

There is an interesting psychological phenomenon that was identified in 1972 called "Groupthink". Wikipedia [HERE] gives us the definition:Groupthink is a psychological phenomenon that occurs within ... discuss

C-FAM/New York/August 15, 2014 -- by Rebecca Oas, Ph.D. "We do not mostly provide preventative medical care [or] cure diseases or prevent them. What we do is social change." So writes Daniel E. Pe ... discuss

A number of Facebook posts have been coming out in the last few days about Chick-fil-a Holcombe catering an event at an abortion clinic in Houston.  This has no doubt caused a tremendous uproar, ... 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

This essay was originally published in Christian Democracy Magazine.Most of us are familiar with - and, often times, hypocritically preach - Christ’s teaching to love our enemies (Matt. 5:44).  ... discuss

Sermon notes for Proper 14 A, 2014 Scripture: Romans 10:5-15 Last week we considered Romans 9:1-5, where Paul opens his consideration of the fact that the bulk of the Jewish people did not accept Jesu ... discuss

To Whom Do You Belong? "Being born again, not of corruptible seed, but of incorruptible, by the word of God, which liveth and abideth for ever." I Peter 1:23 In the book of Ezra, God begins to g ... discuss

Sermon notes & Background research for Proper 13 A 2014, the Eighth Sunday after Pentecost Scripture: Romans 9:1-5 The Wandering Jew by Gustav Dore. A Medieval legend about a Jew who taunted Chri ... discuss

 Another deeply deceptive pro-abortion bill introduced, this time in Pennsylvania By Maria Gallagher, Legislative/PAC Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation The abortion industry a ... discuss

 Decoding Hillary Clinton’s interview on NPR’s “On Point” By Dave Andrusko You would think that being in the limelight since the late 1970s, Hillary Clinton would be more adroi ... discuss

Today in Washington, D.C. - July 21, 2014The House was not in session today. Thy are scheduled to reconvene tomorrow at 12:00 PM on Tuesday, July 22, 2014.The Senate will reconvene at 2 PM today and ... discuss

Chicago Crime Roundup March 15th 2011 Man Beaten To Death On North Side A man was beaten to death Sunday night in the North Side Budlong Woods area, police said. The 18-year-old man — identified by ... discuss

Chicago Crime Roundup 3 – 12 – 2011 Suspect Arrested, Squad Car Crashes In SW Side Shooting « CBS Chicago A suspect was arrested Friday night after allegedly shooting at a 43-year-old man on the ... discuss

StreetWisePundit’s Chicago Crime Roundup Burglary suspect with knife shot by cops A Chicago police officer shot and wounded a 36-year-old man who police say lunged at the officer with a knife early ... discuss

Book Details: • Author: Marvin Jones • Publisher: Christian Focus (2014) • Format: paperback • Page Count: 176 • ISBN#: 9781781913024 • List Price: $11.99 • Rating: Recommended Bl ... discuss

At my church today, pastor Ed Moore preached the first message in what will be a series of messages he plans to teach from the book of Revelation. Our pastor humbly admitted that his knowledge of esc ... discuss

Today of course is Christmas Eve and many of us are eagerly looking forward to getting together today or tomorrow for happy moments with our families, exchanging gifts and enjoying hearty food, baskin ... discuss

Isn't the whole point of religion to teach us morals and to love and care for each other no matter what age, gender, sexual preference, religion or race we are?The question was one among many comments ... discuss

"Let us consider how we may spur one another on toward love and good deeds, not giving up gathering together as some are in the HABIT of doing but encouraging one another. All the more as the Day appr ... discuss

It is easy to go down into Hell; night and day, the gates of dark Death stand wide; but to climb back again, to retrace one’s steps to the upper air – there’s the rub, the task.  ~ ... discuss

There's a video on YouTube that claims to be able to destroy "pro-abortion" arguments in two minutes by vlogger Buster Stein. I believe that we should be making the best arguments we can for the pro-l ... discuss

Bob DeWaay has, on many occasions, taught, written on, and presented on the Works of the Holy Spirit. Beginning in the 1990′s when a woman at his church wondered if the manifestations that happ ... discuss

by Dustin Siggins WASHINGTON, D.C. -- A House committee says that President Obama's "political rhetoric" was critical in the IRS' decision to target Tea Party, pro-family, and other groups tha ... discuss

It is one of those obvious connections I cannot comprehend the world not seeing. Actually, liberals, media, and feminists are covering it up, which is why the rest of the world can’t see it. They ... discuss

The following news release was issued on June 11, 2014.MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life (MCCL), the state's oldest and largest pro-life organization, today celebrates 46 years of ... discuss

Justin Edwards has recently written a set of articles against us (and Russell Hunter in particular), claiming that "our teaching is deceptive" and that by it we put "the Body of Christ in imminent dan ... discuss

I have this horrible suspicion that he's trying to be funny.Comedian/activist Lee Camp asks, in the meme to your left, “Where is all the Christian outrage against GMO foods? The Lord’s creations w ... discuss

The following news release was issued on May 27, 2014.GENEVA, Switzerland — The World Health Assembly (WHA) last weekend adopted a plan to improve the health of newborn babies worldwide. "Every newb ... discuss

In light of the USDA's takeover of Lunch Lady Land, we discuss James Madison's argument in Federalist 45 that the sum total of power granted to the national government in the Constitution would not en ... discuss

I hate to say it, but he is right: I’m not talking here about the three tragic murders Rodger committed by stabbing before his driving and shooting spree; I speak now only to the families of the ... discuss

Over the course of the re-ignition of abolition in America, some defections were expected, some betrayals anticipated. When abolitionists first came on the scene with a Gospel-centered worldview an ... discuss

Last summer, Carl E. Olson at Catholic World Report, exposed the horrendous state of Catholic high school summer reading lists by highlighting one particularly smutty and ludicrously vulgar novel assi ... discuss

This essay was originally published in Christian Democracy Magazine.It seems that foreign leaders who are presented to us as “our” enemies are often better described as the enemies of our ruling e ... discuss

Snippets of a letter to a younger church leader...I facilitate a Bible study at work and I really enjoy it. Today, we studied Ecclesiastes, and 10:1 speaks to why [insert famous Christian televangelis ... discuss

Back just in time for the weekend with a huge roundup of links. In today's edition: lots of baseball-related links (naturally), how to make perfect hard boiled eggs, the house that Bond built, was Col ... discuss

The 21st human chromosome is the smallest of all our chromosomes. It contains only a few hundred genes and is only 1% of our total DNA. As most people know, an extra chromosome 21 causes Down Syn ... discuss

In Don't Forget Deborah - Part 3 (The Beauty of Submission), I wrote the following:When God was creating woman, He took one of Adam's ribs in order to form her. This small point is not insignifican ... 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

Over at the Culture of Life Review:Who Will Lead the Fight to Catholicize the Summer Reading Lists at Catholic High Schools? Last summer, Carl E. Olson at Catholic World Report, exposed the horrendous ... discuss

It is more than five years since the Vatican's magnificent instruction on human life at its origins, calling all of us to courageously defend human life:Dignitas Personae proclaims human dignity, from ... discuss

"He that is unjust, let him be unjust still: and he which is filthy, let him be filthy still: and he that is righteous, let him be righteous still: and he that is holy, let him be holy still.  An ... discuss

Is the sole remedy for restoring constitutional order a Convention of States whose dual purpose it is to fashion new amendments as well as to clarify core constitutional principles, the latter wh ... discuss

Right around the first of the year we were sitting around a table at a Chinese restaurant and Gary says “This is not the most technologically advanced bunch. They need some vision and you’re the & ... discuss

We are an organization sharing hope and supporting tiny lives. Preemie Prints began 3 years ago with an idea. A spark, actually, from the Holy Spirit! After many prayers a decision was made to start a ... discuss

Since the Register won't carry it, I will (and Pat also has it at Creative Minority Report):Pope Francis and the SSPX: An OpportunityBy PATRICK ARCHBOLDBy now, many of you have probably seen the Tony ... discuss

Depression sucks. I hate it when I struggle. Truth is last year was one of the hardest I’ve had in over a decade. For a number of reasons I fell prey to a dark depression and it took the life r ... discuss

I spend too much time listening to trash talk radio playing in my head. I hear voices that say I’m a hypocrite, I’m vain, and I’m just too selfish to share my gifts and talents with ... discuss

Though not yet covered by the MSM, the internet is abuzz with news and extensive commentary regarding "Operation American Spring" which kicks off May 16th in DC. From conservative sites, news of the o ... discuss

Today in Washington, D.C. - Feb. 6, 2014The Senate reconvened at 9:30 AM today and resumed consideration of S. 1845, the unemployment insurance extension bill. When Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid ... discuss

  In this week’s Republican address, Reps. Susan Brooks (R-IN), Gregg Harper (R-MS), Martha Roby (R-AL), and Fred Upton (R-MI) call on President Obama to support House-passed bills that address ... discuss

This essay was originally published in Christian Democracy Magazine.How should a devout Christian approach politics? [i]  To what or to whom does ou turn for guidance?[ii]ly, Christians often rel ... discuss

Today n Washington, D.C. - Jan 31, 2014The Senate is not in session today and will reconvene at 2 PM on Monday. On Monday, the Senate will consider the conference report for H.R. 2642, the farm bill. ... discuss

Back To The Future!Cartoon by Mike Keefe Posted 6 yrs Ago Gary Bauer, Contributing Author: House Immigration Principles Hold on to your hats, folks. House Republican leaders released their i ... discuss

Rep McMorris Rodgers meets with mothers of children with Down syndrome.The Republican response to President Obama's State of the Union Address was made by Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA). In it, sh ... discuss

Fearful of political chaos and critical of those who want a divided Lebanon and are working against the country's unity, Card Beshara Al-Rahi calls for a speedy election. For him, "the Arab Spring wil ... discuss

As Charisma News reported yesterday, pastor Bayless Conley is hospitalized and in critical condition. His ministry continues to urge prayer for the Cottonwood Church pastor.“Last night, Pastor ... discuss

Bayless Conley is hospitalized and in critical condition, according to our sources. Christian leaders are asking for prayer for Conley, pastor of Cottonwood Church in Los Alamitos, Calif. and speaker ... discuss

Appeal set for next February 8. The lawyer was sentenced to 30 months for "tax evasion" , but sentence really motivated by his activism critical of the Communist Party and the government. "Satisfactor ... discuss

In the course of my learning the Gen-X alternative rock catechism, perhaps it was when I was reading an issue of Spin magazine sometime in the 80s, I was told that the release of The Velvet Undergro ... discuss

Hello, First Thoughtsters! One of the things I’ll be carrying over from my blogging for Postmodern Conservative, now that it’s been incorporated into First Thoughts, is “Carl&rsqu ... discuss

Hello, First Thoughtsters! One of the things I’ll be carrying over from my blogging for Postmodern Conservative, now that it’s been incorporated into First Thoughts, is “Carl’ ... discuss

A highly critical report on the National Security Agency's bulk collection of Americans' phone records warned that harassment of tea party groups is a "compelling danger" if the government continues i ... discuss

Ambassador Mahamat Saleh Annadif, The Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission (SRCC) has praised the efforts of Somalia women in rebuilding their country, reports CIS ... discuss

Every organization or movement needs to pause occasionally and take a critical look at itself: its goals, its agenda, and its tactics. Businesses stage “retreats.” Nonprofits schedule “in-servic ... discuss

Former presidential candidate and FOX television host Governor Mike Huckabee (R-AR) will keynote the Susan B. Anthony List’s seventh annual Campaign for Life Gala on Wednesday, March 12th in Washing ... discuss

A male college student who was shot outside a university athletic center in Pennsylvania was in critical but stable condition on Tuesday but the shooter was still at large, officials said. The undergr ... discuss

Pope Francis: Abortion Kills Children “Who Will Never See the Light of Day” Pope Francis today spoke out strongly against the abortion culture, saying abortion is part of the same “throwaway ... discuss

By Donald Prudlo, Ph.D. From the very beginnings of Christianity, the faithful have been abundantly blessed by the cycles of feast and fast days. From the great Holy Day of the Lord’s Resurrection, ... discuss

  By Priscilla K. Coleman, Ph.D. Editor’s note. This first appeared on the web page of Wecare–the World Expert Consortium for Abortion Research and Education. In February 2011, Philadelph ... discuss

Given the trends seen in recent national reports, National Right to Life now believes that there have been over 56 million abortions since 1973. One critical piece of evidence in that calculation arri ... discuss

“Americans deserve to know and speak the truth about their elected officials. The Ohio law unconstitutionally places a muzzle on citizens in complete contrast to the First Amendment’s free speech ... discuss

-By Warner Todd Huston ... discuss

Last week, Crisis Magazine published a critical profile of my writings by Austin Ruse. Over the last few days, I’ve spent some time thinking about Ruse’s article and following the comm ... discuss

Indiana lawmakers are facing a critical vote on whether to allow the people to decide the definition of marriage. Ryan McCann, director of operations and public policy at the Indiana Family Institute, ... discuss

University of Virginia professor and political prognosticator Larry Sabato writes for Politico: Another midterm election beckons, and over the next 10 months we’ll see headlines about a thousand sup ... discuss

United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit hears arguments in Planned Parenthood v. Abbott, the case over the constitutionality of Texas' most recent Pro-Life law, HB2. Original PostingRead ... discuss

Former Gov. David Beasley of South Carolina, a strong supporter of Huckabee's in that critical "first in the South" primary state, says that the decision by Gov. Haley Barbour (MS) to bow out of the 2 ... discuss

Islamic supremacists and their Leftist allies want to bring these blasphemy codes to Western countries under the guise of "hate speech" laws. "Controversial article about prophet Muhammad provokes Mau ... discuss

Authorities say one person has died and another has been critically injured in a three-alarm high-rise apartment fire in midtown Manhattan.Firefighter spokesman Danny Glover said the fire reported to ... discuss

Photo courtesy: Wikipedia In keeping with the pattern established over the last six years (excepting 2012), we return to the Essentials of the Christian Faith for the January episode of Echo Zoe Radi ... discuss

Today in Washington, D.C. - Dec. 13, 2013The Senate continued in session again all night last night as Democrats use the nuclear option to push through liberal nominees designed to rubberstamp Pres ... discuss

I'd like to introduce some changes I think you'll (Hopefully!) like. The first is our change to a new web-site- Newly designed and optimized for mobile. Try it on your smartphone. It actually looks a ... discuss

(Editorial published 11/13)Let me unceremoniously come to the point. Objective research clearly demonstrates that Common Core is a terribly misguided and destructive program intended to standardize po ... discuss

Filthy Rags"But we are all as an unclean thing, and all our righteousnesses are as filthy rags; and we all do fade as a leaf; and our iniquities, like the wind, have taken us away." Isaiah 64:6 I am s ... discuss

JAY LENO: A lot of Democrats are now starting to distance themselves from ObamaCare. Earlier this week, Bill Clinton made some critical comments. And today, Harry Reid got a letter from his mortician ... discuss

"Jesus was an advocate for social justice." (Council of Churches website) Jesus never called on the Roman government to feed the hungry, take care of the sick, or visit the imprisoned. Nor did he sug ... discuss

Nashville's Gannett-owned newspaper, "The Tennesseean," has published a relatively objective, wide-ranging, and detailed series on abortion in Tennessee. The series notable for at least three rea ... discuss

Thank God she survived and the baby is ok. Hopefully the baby will overcome the effects of the medications soon and the mother will get reconstructive eye surgery she will now need. Thankfully she was ... discuss

John MacArthur’s Strange Fire conference has come and gone and the book will be shipping in just a couple of weeks. Whatever you felt about the conference, there is little doubt that a lot of w ... discuss

U.S. District Judge Lee Yeakel overturned that portion of a Texas law which requires the abortionist to have admitting privileges at a  hospital within 30 miles of the abortion clinic.   The Texas ... discuss

Problems continue to multiply for ObamaCare’s Health Care Insurance Exchanges By Dave Andrusko It is no doubt true that the impact programs such as “Saturday Night Live ... discuss

Links of interest rounded up daily. In today's edition, the nanny state strikes again, advice from a father to son, twenty years of leadership, and more.******************Dr. Albert Mohler reflects on ... discuss

28 October, New Testament On the various New Testament lists of the Twelve Apostles (Matthew 10:2-4; Mark 3:16-19; Luke 6:14-16; Acts 1:13), the tenth and eleventh places are occupied by Simon the Zea ... discuss




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