Topic: culture

By Fr. Tom CollinsOne of the great mantras used to give a free pass to the demands of the perverted progressive agenda is the refrain, "Who am I to judge?". Sadly, even a number of Church le ... discuss

As Americans we consume more popular entertainment through television and movies than any other culture. But do we ever take the time to stop and think about what these stories we are consuming are te ... 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

“Oh, how I would like a poor Church, and for the poor.”—Pope Francis to journalists, March 16, 2013We all know that the poor need food and clothing, decent education and good jobs. B ... discuss

TweetSeptember 20, 2014: For Immediate ReleaseAnti-Abortion Activists Display Gory Abortion Victim Photography at Canadian Museum for Human RightsWinnipeg, Manitoba. Anti-abortion activists of various ... discuss

Judie Brownby Judie Brown, American Life League: “There should be a zero tolerance policy in the NFL (National Football League) when it comes to domestic violence involving women and children” w ... 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

Amazon’s Big Deal is back, which means there are lots of Kindle deals across all categories. The only really intriguing deal I see for a Christian book is Pleasing God by R.C. Sproul ($0 ... discuss

(1 April 1827 – 20 September 1871) was an Anglican bishop and martyr.Patteson was educated at The King's School, Ottery St Mary, Eton and then Balliol College, Oxford. He was ordained in 1853 in the ... discuss

I think the drive to get us all talking about dying may be getting a little out of hand. A new 500 page report funded to the tune of $1.5 million by an anonymous donor–would love to know who that w ... discuss

Tirana, Albania, Sep 19, 2014 / 11:48 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis' upcoming visit to Albania could encourage the leaders of the Catholic Church in a nation with a long history of religious perse ... discuss

I read an interview with Mark Shea this morning and it really lit my fuse. The section in red is nothing but unadulterated, ridiculous blather:I think [Pope Francis is] forcing a confrontati ... discuss

Sometimes I get emotional whiplash. On one hand, we see very prominent bioethicists say that we should starve Alzheimer’s patients to death if they asked to be killed in an advance directive. Compas ... discuss

 “Each of Us is a Masterpiece of God’s Creation”: 2014 Respect Life Program Editor’s note. The Respect Life Program begins anew each year on Respect Life Sunday, the first Su ... discuss

Denver, Colo., Sep 19, 2014 / 04:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- A Catholic CrossFit gym in Highlands Ranch, Colorado, is bringing a whole new meaning to redemptive suffering. Oversized white boards typical ... discuss

By Mitchell Kalpakgian, Ph.D. Everyone knows the meaning of fornication as a sin of the flesh, the immoral use of the body that commits the sin of lust and violates the virtue of chastity. The human b ... discuss

This is part 4 of a series. I recently received an email which encapsulated the threat that emanates from Islam. Islam is not the innocuous ‘religion of peace’ that our politically correct and cor ... discuss

Ezekiel Emmanuel is one of the nation’s premier Obamacarians. He has the president’s ear. He is for health care rationing. And now, he wants us to die at 75. He doesn’t put it quite like that, ... discuss

(LiveActionNews) — San Francisco Supervisor David Chiu made waves after announcing a proposed city-wide prohibition on sex-selection abortion bans. Chiu’s resolution, co-authored by four female su ... discuss

 ....maybe he'll change his tune when they start coming for the cardinals.Cardinal Dolan: Debate on denying Communion to pro-abortion pols ‘in the past’The Church’s Code of Canon Law states ... discuss

Governor Sam Brownback was a pro-life leader in the U.S. Senate when he served there and a national pro-life group says Kansans should re-elect him to another term as governor of the Midwestern state. ... discuss

Vatican City, Sep 18, 2014 / 06:10 am (CNA/EWTN News).- At daily Mass, Pope Francis drew from the Gospel reading of the woman who washed Christ's feet with her tears – noting God's tender respon ... discuss

You know what they say about "use or lose it." Well, apparently, our techie culture with so many people reading from a screen is endangering our "deep reading" skills. I was listening to NPR this morn ... discuss

This is part 3 of a series, The Terror of Islam.  I recently received an email which encapsulates the threat that emanates from Islam. Islam is not the innocuous religion of peace’ that our pol ... discuss

Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe, completed in 2008 and designed by StroikIn a recent article, the renowned architect Duncan Stroik breaks down and analyzes what it means to build "a church f ... discuss

First Things blog has an interesting article on the new Sheen Center in New York City, named after the Venerable Fulton Sheen. The last sentence in the article should perhaps be the first:[The] Sheen ... discuss

There seem to be two very different ideas in the air about the goals of parish ministry. One idea, which we might call the St. John Vianney school or the St. John Chrysostom school, or the Pope St. Jo ... discuss

Although Ember Days are no longer considered required in mainstream Roman Catholicism following Vatican II, they can - and should - still be observed by the Faithful. In fact, many Traditional priest ... discuss

Since law tends to be a reflection of culture, it is incumbent upon policy makers to understand the implications of embracing the "right to die" movement wholesale. They will also do well to remember ... discuss

I for one was not particularly shocked by the Ray Rice video that emerged last week—the one that was taken inside the elevator and led to both his dismissal from the Baltimore Ravens and his in ... discuss

I for one was not particularly shocked by the Ray Rice video that emerged last week—the one that was taken inside the elevator and led to both his dismissal from the Baltimore Ravens and his in ... discuss

It is, and has been for 60 years now, a most peculiar and extraordinary point of view: a government established on the principle of religious freedom contending that people who actually exercise reli ... 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

Western society is currently experiencing what can only be described as a moral revolution. Our society’s moral code and collective ethical evaluation on a particular issue has undergone not small a ... discuss

by Susie Allen, host of the blog, Pro-Life in TN, and KelliSaynsumthn’s Blog is also covering the story out of Rockford, Illinois, which reveals that “some Rockford Police officers are refusing to ... discuss

by Susie Allen, host of the blog, Pro-Life in TN, and Kelli Saynsumthn’s Blog is also covering the story out of Rockford, Illinois, which reveals that “some Rockford Police officers are r ... discuss

What kind of elite glitteratti will Cardinal Dolan entertain at the new center? Maybe Michelle and Barack will fly up to the Big Apple in Air Force 1 to attend. What a photo op: a big poster of Fulton ... discuss

As regular readers of this blog know, I loathe the V-word used for human beings instead of peas. So, why did I deploy it in my headline? Because another case of a supposedly unconscious man, found to ... discuss

 QUESTIONS CONCERNING PREMISES OF THE NEW EVANGELIZATION   by Fr. Tom CollinsOver the past two centuries, the Church has been under a relentless attack by those intent on ridiculing and ... discuss

And are sins of silence and omission by shepherds worth an eternity in hell? Beg the shepherds to blow the warning trumpet to save souls from damnation. Hell is no joke and in our culture of sex many ... discuss

Rome, Italy, Sep 16, 2014 / 04:31 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The preparatory catechesis document for the 2015 World Meeting of Families is a “wonderful” work that addresses Catholic family issue ... discuss

Christian religious education in Mosul and the Nineveh Plain has been abolished, and Christian-named schools will also be changed to Islamic ones. The teaching of the Syriac language and culture will ... discuss

Contact: Jennifer Smothers, 321-274-4801 ORLANDO, Fla., Sept. 16, 2014 /Christian Newswire/ -- In "To Kill a Lion" ($12.99, paperback, 978-0-982785-87-4), author Bruce Lengeman discusses overcoming ... discuss

By Stephanie Pacheco Abortion and euthanasia are generally viewed by our society as solutions to problems: they get rid of burdens. The usual suspects of this “burden” are disabled children who mi ... discuss

It’s not easy being pro-life in Hollywood. Tinseltown USA is notorious for its left-wing politics and actors and actresses who push all sorts of political causes that are politically correct or en v ... discuss

You just can’t make this stuff up. Belgium is opposed to capital punishment. Belgium allows widespread euthanasia. A rapist/murderer–who once would have been subject to execution–now wants to di ... discuss

When you begin to redefine terms to permit some suicides, you have surrendered to suicide. Case in point: In Psychiatric Times, Psychiatrist H. Steven Moffic advocates renaming assisted suicide and r ... discuss

  Campaign to raise money to pay for 20-week abortion reveals values of abortion industry   Susan Michelle Tyrell  ... discuss

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by Hans Johnson In the new book The Race to Save Our Century: Five Core Principles to Promote Peace, Freedom, and a Culture of Life, to be released today, authors Jason Jones and John Zmirak (both pi ... discuss

The Watcher’s Council Every week on Monday morning, the Council and our invited guests weigh in at the Watcher’s Forum with short takes on a major issue of the day, the culture or daily living ... discuss

Pro-choice advocates are on the ropes, which is why they’re ditching their sheep’s clothing and baring their fangs. I’ll explain why. If Roe v. Wade were overturned tomorrow, we would celebrate, ... 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

Brother Rachid, the son of a Moroccan imam, has posted a video called “A Message to President Obama From a Former Muslim” in which he attempts to give the President a crash course in Islamic studi ... discuss

The title of the September 8 USA Today column was a bit misleading. Author Tom Krattenmaker’s focus was urging pro-life Christians to become involved in the effort to sustain water, the growin ... discuss

FROM THE PASTORSeptember 14, 2014 by Fr. George W. Rutler I do not like most jargon, as it diminishes the creative power of the noble English language rightly used. For instance, I do not like to be t ... discuss

--Right now I am listening to the book, Escape by Carolyn Jessop on CD.  It is making me think a lot about the roles of women.--It is sickening to hear how women and girls are treated in polygamy ... discuss

Scranton Chapter Marks The 40th Anniversary of Its FoundingBanquet to Honor Forty Year Fight for Life!Four decades  ... discuss

In his September 7th column in Chicago's Archdiocesan newspaper, Catholic New World, Francis Cardinal George warned Catholics that they increasingly need to "swim against the tide" of a culture hell b ... discuss

 by Susie Allen, host of the blog, Pro-Life in TNPro-Life Action League is promoting the National Day of Rememberance for Aborted Children tomorrow, Sept. 13:Of the 95 sites where memorial servic ... discuss

by Susie Allen, host of the blog, Pro-Life in TN Pro-Life Action League is promoting the National Day of Rememberance for Aborted Children tomorrow, Sept. 13: Of the 95 sites where memorial servic ... discuss

Chicago, Ill., Sep 12, 2014 / 12:01 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Faithful Catholics will face increasing difficulties in American society as public life becomes more dominated by another “religion” ... discuss

 Invisible World Suicide Prevention Day By Wesley J. Smith Wednesday was World Suicide Prevention Day! Did you know that? I’ll bet you didn’t. From the International Association of ... discuss

Yesterday Dr Thomas Ward, founder and former President of the National Association of Catholic Families (NACF), addressed the major pro-family conference which was held this week in the Kremlin, Mosco ... discuss

Valerie Macon, former Poet Laureate of NC and author of Sleeping Rough, a collection of poems about the homeless By Mick Hunt In mid-July the Republican governor of North Carolina dropped a bombshell ... discuss

Republican nominee for Governor, Asa Hutchinson, has received the official endorsement of National Right to Life and the state chapter, Arkansas Right to Life, a non-profit public service organization ... discuss

This week’s Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored by Christian Focus. They are offering 5 prize packages this week, which means there will be 5 winners. Each of those winners will receive thes ... discuss

Madrid, Spain, Sep 12, 2014 / 02:14 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Citizens of 28 European countries belonging to 25 different organizations defending life and human dignity have come together to form the Europ ... discuss

Today, September 12, the Church celebrates the feast of the Most Holy Name of the Blessed Virgin Mary to teach us how useful and advantageous it is for us to invoke her holy name in our needs. The nam ... discuss

by Hans Johnson Among a number of well-received family-friendly movies this year was The Giver, based on a popular novel for young adults. It describes a futuristic world where a seeming utopia masks ... discuss

Imagine a land where life, family, faith, and culture are promoted by the official government. Where large families are treated, not as a blight on the planet, but indeed as the future of humanity. ... discuss

Today and yesterday, a major pro-family conference entitled International Forum ‘Large family and the future of humanity’ has been held in the Kremlin, Moscow. SPUC staff, as well as many colleagu ... discuss

Click here to subscribe to The Social Conservative Review. Dear Friends, All responsible moms and dads in America are concerned with their children's education. Public school, private school, Christi ... discuss

In honor of those who died on 9/11/2001 -see the 2996 Project on Pinterest.Follow darryl heron's board Project 2996 on Pinterest.I remember ColleenAn interesting article on literature and the Common C ... discuss

 Lena Dunham Jokes about Aborting Royal Baby By Katie Yoder Lena DunhamWhat’s with the feminist left and abortion humor these days? First there was a film billed as an “abortion r ... discuss

 ‘The Giver’ Is More Than a Movie To Me — It’s My Life By Aaron Welty What happens when Hollywood takes a Newberry Award-winning tale and brings it to the silver screen? One ... discuss

 The reasons the Pro-Life Movement is optimistic By Maria Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life FederationI have to admit that, when I first became involved in the pr ... discuss

Washington D.C., Sep 11, 2014 / 03:03 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Despite strained political differences, Christian leaders at a historic ecumenical conference voiced the need for unity in the face of the ma ... discuss

If only Jon Stewart was half the man Erasmus was. At least Erasmus' light-hearted critiques were grounded in sound reporting. Stewart is nothing but a culture shaping shill. Take Stewart's Ferguson ti ... discuss

By Don DeMarco, Ph. D. I am a father and a philosopher. This is not necessarily an unusual combination, but it does give me a range of interests that spans two rather distinctive worlds. I am interest ... discuss

Here’s just a few of the headlines from this evening’s Drudge Report:* Army officer is told not to enter his daughter's high school because he's wearing his uniform* Satanists to Hold Controversia ... discuss

Archbishop Arguelles with HLI President Father Boquet; courtesy Mary Mediatrix of All Grace. BATANGAS, Philippines – September 10, 2014 – Representatives from Human Life International are among th ... discuss

David M. Huntwork, Contributing Author: Brother Rachid, the son of a Moroccan imam, has posted a video called “A Message to President Obama From a Former Muslim” in which he attempts to give t ... discuss

With the current state of affairs with Christians abroad (ISIS brutally executing numerous Christians, including the most recent beheading of American journalist Steven Sotloff, and now is targeting P ... discuss

Pro-abortion gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist is teaming up with the nation’s biggest abortion company to attack pro-life Governor Rick Scott in Florida. Crist is pro-abortion and flip-flop ... discuss

(LiveActionNews) — This past Tuesday (September 9), Christian rapper Lecrae released his new album, Anomaly, which addresses abortion in the song “Good, Bad, Ugly.” Behind the hip hop beat ... discuss

What’s with the feminist left and abortion humor these days?  First there was a film billed as an “abortion romantic comedy,” then the assertion that abortion is the “perfect topic” for si ... discuss

This reflection is taken from my book, Pro-Life Reflections for Every Day, which is available for purchase at: ProLifeReflectionsForEveryDay.org “If the Spirit of him who raised Jesus from the ... discuss

 We Are Bigoted Against the Old By Wesley J. Smith How often have we heard our elderly brothers and sisters say they don’t want to be “a burden.” Who made them think such a thi ... discuss

Here are today’s Kindle deals: Connected by Erin Davis ($4.99); Manhood Restored by Eric Mason ($2.99); Moral Apologetics for Contemporary Christians by Mark Coppenger ($2.99);  ... discuss

Yes, it's been awhile, but I've been busy building up my other websites that is my livelihood. Anyways, if you all remember that I used to post a daily round-up of posts from the Catholic blogospher ... discuss

Ankara to Black Sea - Akin Unver, Foreign Affairs Federal Liberty: The Importance of the Dutch Example - Bruce FrohnenPutin’s 'Greater Novorossiya', Dismemberment of Ukraine - A. A. Basora & A. Fish ... discuss

For years, have I thought that John Chisholm's relentless investigation of Scott Walker was personal?Yeah.Did the "John Doe" investigation and its various tentacles appear totally out of line and unpr ... discuss

The Dims and the LSM propaganda arm of the Dimocrat Party are flogging this war on women meme to use against conservatives but they are strangely silent about the real war on women, yannow, the way M ... discuss

Alexander Crummell was born in New York City in 1819, and wished to study for the priesthood, but received many rebuffs because he was black. He was ordained in the Diocese of Massachusets in 1844, wh ... discuss

As only one-third of Americans have given any thought to the elections coming on November 4, citizens who stand for the rights of defenseless pre-born lives must ask ourselves: in what ... discuss

As only one-third of Americans have given any thought to the elections coming on November 4, citizens who stand for the rights of defenseless pre-born lives must ask ourselves: in what direction wi ... discuss

I mentioned last year that work had begun on a memorial in Germany for the 300,000 people murdered by the Nazis for having mental and physical disabilities or chronic illnesses. That memorial finally ... discuss

What happens when Hollywood takes a Newberry Award-winning tale and brings it to the silver screen? One of the most life-affirming films of this generation. So it is with the recent release of The Giv ... discuss

How often have we heard our elderly brothers and sisters say they don’t want to be “a burden.” Who made them think such a thing? We did! A great column in the Daily Mail by Stephen Glover indict ... discuss

I don't know if this is happening in the States, but it certainly is in Canada. We only need to look at Justin Trudeau's decision to bar pro-life candidates from the Liberal party to see this clearly. ... discuss

This post is part of THE SONG Blog Tour, of which I am delighted to be a part, along with many other inspiring bloggers. To learn more and to join us, CLICK HERE.The Song is a beautiful love story bas ... discuss

By Mitchell Kalpakgian, Ph.D. It is God’s nature is to create and to be copious as the first chapter of Genesis reveals. He fills the heavens and the earth with a delight in multiplicity and variety ... discuss

I rarely say these words, but good for the AARP.The suicide pushers at Final Exit Network want to have a booth at AARP’s Expos to push their poison. But the oldster lobby sa ... discuss

The invaluable Alliance Defending Freedom has filed a complaint against the brutal Belgian euthanasia law as violating human rights. From the ADF announcement: Alliance Defending Freedom filed an appl ... discuss

I rarely say these words, but good for the AARP. The suicide pushers at Final Exit Network want to have a booth at AARP’s Expos to push their poison. But the oldster lobby said no and now FEN i ... discuss

The former Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge, has announced she’s pregnant with baby number two. And once again, the world seems to understand that an unborn baby is a baby, and not somet ... discuss

Once upon a time there was a church founded on God’s entering into human history in order to give humanity a path to eternal life and happiness with him. The Savior ... discuss

There are so many good books to read; it’s nearly impossible to keep up with them all…if only they didn’t take so long to read! With book summaries offered by www.BooksAtaGlance.com, yo ... discuss

The Watcher’s Council Every week on Monday morning, the Council and our invited guests weigh in at the Watcher’s Forum with short takes on a major issue of the day, the culture or daily living ... discuss

Mary's birthday is celebrated exactly 9 months after the Feast of the Immaculate Conception. Mary's Birthday is one of only three that we celebrate during the liturgical year, the other two being John ... discuss

Abolish Human Abortion is not an organization.We have no paid staff members.We spend zero dollars on fundraising and devote zero seconds to sending out appeals for your money.We trust in the living Go ... discuss

“Your birth, O Blessed Virgin Mary, fills the whole world with a sweet consolation and a holy joy, because of you was born our Jesus, our God, who has taken away from us the curse in which we were p ... discuss

Credit:  www.christinemonohan.netSometimes I think that almost all Catholic blogs are written by just one person because they all sound exactly the same. No one ever seems to have an original th ... 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

Text:  Matthew 18:1-20Grace and peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.  Amen.In today’s current culture we tend to idealize childhood as this happy age of innocence.&n ... discuss

I really think I love Sarah Hoyt.  I would wish she were my neighbor, except that would imply a level of socializing I don’t do.   Here she is writing mostly about something we’ve talked ... discuss

In the spring of 2014, the conservative firebrand, Steve Deace, published a book entitled Rules for Patriots. Deace is a take no prisoners kind of guy. He is well-known in the conservative circuit, b ... discuss

The paperback version of the Kindle book, True Reason: Christian Responses to the Challenges of Atheism,  which Matt wrote a chapter for, recently arrived from the publishers. This release has been ... discuss

One thing that tends to make my eyes glaze over is the mantra, expressed so frequently by some evangelicals in New Zealand,  that we live in a post-modern society and so theology should, instead of i ... discuss

{ Note: This post is part of my Almost Back to School Series – follow along with the links at the bottom. } As promised, here’s Post #2 of 5… We didn’t get quite as much as I ... discuss

 The devastating impact of sex-selective abortions on Indian culture By Dave Andrusko Over the years we’ve run dozens and dozens of stories about the ghastly practice of sex-select ... discuss

Did you know Assyria was the world's first empire?It was located in what is today Syria and Iraq.It was mentioned by name in the Book of Genesis, chapter 1, verse 14:"And the name of the third rive ... discuss

Saturday of the Twenty-Second Week In Ordinary Time(Click here for readings)By JENNIFER BURGINWe are fools on Christ’s account, but you are wise in Christ; we are weak, but you are strong;& ... discuss

When in in 1995 St. John Paul II issued Evangelium Vitae (The Gospel of Life), the encyclical and its implications lead to much discussion of what came to be called the Culture of Life and the Culture ... discuss

Bob EdwardsSPUC's national conference 2014 kicked off last night in Swanwick, Derbyshire. Follow our Twitter feed @spucprolife for updates throughout this weekend.The conference was opened by Bob Edwa ... discuss

Antonia TullyThe first address of day II of SPUC's national conference 2014 was given this morning by Antonia Tully, national coordinator of SPUC's Safe at School campaign, on the theme "Sex education ... discuss

The weekend is here, and with it a new edition of Weekend A La Carte. And I’ll begin by expressing my gratitude to this week’s sponsor, Clarifying the Bible. My site is dependent u ... discuss

At the outset, be reminded that what happens elsewhere might be the present circumstance of others. However, the event also threatens to become your future.   Let us look back in time. In the ear ... discuss

So there I am, standing in line at my local pharmacy to fill a prescription and get a flu shot. I look to my right, and what do I see? The IntelliGender Gender Prediction Test. Considering that sex se ... discuss

The other day a friend of mine put up a quote from Ecclesiastes 10 that talk about the wise & the foolish: "The heart of the wise inclines to the right, but the heart of the fool to the left." (E ... discuss

“We pray for an end to senseless violence and dawn of peace and reconciliation among all members of the human family.” – Pope Francis: August 25, 2014 The slaughter of Christians and rel ... discuss

NEW YORK, NY — The final National Voter Registration Sunday will take place this Sunday, Sept. 7. Voter Registration Sundays are promoted by Priests for Life and other national pro-life and pro ... discuss

I received the following forwarded email sent out by Christian McDonnell. I'm happy she copied the text of Msgr. Pope's blog article before it disappeared in a puff of incense! Here’s the full ... discuss

The music culture and ideology passed on to our children and youth is very subtle and very powerful. It dominates and hypnotizes a society to do as the master of this medium dictates. It is the music ... discuss

It is hardly necessary to describe Blessed Teresa of Calcutta as I continually forget to call the saint who I will always think of as Mother Teresa. That is the legacy of having this saint's witness l ... discuss

By Brittany Higdon Pope Saint John Paul II wrote in his 1995 letter to women, “Transcending the established norms of his own culture, Jesus treated women with openness, respect, acceptance and tende ... discuss

by Alan Caruba, Contributing Editor: Michael Sam, the first openly gay athlete drafted into the National Football League, did not make the cut with the St. Louis Rams after it trimmed its roster ahe ... discuss

Washington D.C., Sep 4, 2014 / 05:54 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The Vatican's investigation of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious is not a ‘nunquisition,’ as one Time magazine writer h ... discuss

It wasn’t “the Nazis” that caused the mass euthanasia deaths of disabled infants and adults. It was the eugenics ideology of the era that denied human exceptionalism. We are heading in the same ... discuss

I like this idea.In theory.My fear is that if we get politicians to re-draft a new constitution, and the people vote on it, will we get a worse one than we already have?Will God be dropped from the pr ... discuss

By Monsignor Charles PopeThe time for happy-clappy, lighthearted engagement of our culture may be nearing an end. Sometimes it takes a while to understand that what used to work no longer works. Let ... discuss

This reflection is taken from my book, Pro-Life Reflections for Every Day, which is available for purchase at: ProLifeReflectionsForEveryDay.org “The human person is the measure of the dignity ... discuss

 ‘Gosnell Movie’ signs best-selling screenwriter Andrew Klavan By Lauren Enriquez Andrew KlavinThe makers of the ‘Gosnell Movie‘ have announced that author and screenwriter An ... discuss

By ANTONIO ANUP GONSALVES/CNA/EWTN NEWS | JERUSALEM — Spiritual preparations for the Nativity of Mary blending culture and faith are underway in the Holy Land, where the Indian Chaplaincy ... discuss

By Don DeMarco, Ph. D. Richard Dawkins, primarily noted for his works that deny the existence of God, has stirred a lively controversy recently in offering his opinion about unborn children diagnosed ... discuss

Jerusalem, Israel, Sep 4, 2014 / 12:03 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Spiritual preparations for the Nativity of Mary blending culture and faith are underway in the Holy Land, where the Indian Chaplaincy serves ... discuss

Are childless couples happier than parents, as some have recently suggested? Not necessarily. Synthesizing findings that, at first blush, appear contradictory, Sonja Lyubomirsky concludes that ". ... discuss

Washington D.C., Sep 3, 2014 / 05:07 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A poster campaign distributed at 25 colleges and universities in the U.S. and Mexico calls students to question the predominance of 'hookups' ... discuss

It would be wonderful if, amid the culture wars, our families’ playgrounds and playing fields could be declared “neutral territory” – places dedicated to healthy recreation and spirited compe ... discuss

Several days ago, the organizers of the New York City St. Patrick’s Day Parade announced they will permit a group composed of gay NBC employees to march in their annual event with a banner ident ... discuss

Vatican City, Sep 3, 2014 / 01:21 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Despite a biography title labeling him the “Unknown Pope,”  Benedict XV had a tremendous impact on life of the Church, and his l ... discuss

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Just a reminder, not so long ago President Feckless: In January President Obama told The New Yorker magazine that ISIS, the militant group which has taken control of parts of western and northern Ira ... discuss

Saw this post where Fr. Powell quoted Msgr. Pope's denunciation of nominalism.And I simply want to add my voice to the chorus.Nominalism sucks!The question is: what do we do about it?I often thin ... discuss

The journey of the pilgrim icon of Our Lady of Czestochowa (the “Black Madonna”) across North America began in August 2013 as a continuation of the worldwide From Ocean to Ocean Campaign in Defens ... discuss

I don’t know if anyone else has noticed a seemingly profound, but ultimately silly discussion which is prevalent within popular culture.  It’s called the Fermi Paradox and it goes l ... discuss

Wednesday of the Teenty-Second Week in Ordinary Time(click here for readings)By BENEDICT AUGUSTINE“I could not talk to you as spiritual people,but as fleshly people, as infants in Christ.I fed y ... discuss

The evangelical world, joined by no shortage of secular observers, has been abuzz about the latest soundbite of note from the Pastors Osteen — this time offered by Victoria Osteen as her husband ... discuss

By TITO EDWARDS | Dating, Courtship, Marriage, and Children - BigPulpit.com Pope Francis Has Reason For Attacks, Not Unilateral American Action – Phil Lawler, Catholic Culture Pope Franc ... 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

The producers of the Gosnell movie raised the $2.1 million they needed to make the Hollywood-style film that will tell the story of the gruesome abortion practitioner. Now, they’ve hired a scree ... discuss

Logic has almost disappeared from our society replaced with feelings. Lack of logic is obvious in discussions about homosexual marriage. "It's a question of fairness," we're told. "How can we deny to ... discuss

By Joshua Tijerina, VP of Digital Communication Last week I got the following tweet:   To which I replied:   But, he brings up a good point. If we are to transform culture, then we need to ge ... discuss

Warning:  The following article is not politically correct. If you can’t deal with the truth, then please discontinue reading and go back to watching Desperate Housewives or whatever.I am appal ... discuss

1. The Ukraine complained that a Russian armored column has entered her territory. That came after the “peaceful invasion” of quickly re-painted army trucks. The half-loaded lorries expressed Put ... discuss

It was the summer of 2011. We were visiting friends in North Carolina one weekend for a lovely wedding on the beach. Our strong-willed, opinionated and hyper-inquisitive children, a boy and two girls, ... discuss

The American public has been misinformed regarding human-to-human transmission of Ebola. Assurances that Ebola can be transmitted only through direct contact with the body or body fluids of victims ... discuss

The Dallas Morning News ran a story on the growth of the seminary in Dallas. We have several Aggies studying there and one of our Aggie Catholic seminarians (and a former Campus Ministry Intern here) ... discuss

Imagine this scenario:  a woman who graduated from college with top honors finds herself struggling when it comes to climbing the corporate ladder.She feels uncomfortable at work, failing to delegate ... discuss

It was the summer of 2011. We were visiting friends in North Carolina one weekend for a lovely wedding on the beach. Our strong-willed, opinionated and hyper-inquisitive children, a boy and two girls, ... discuss

By TRENT BEATTIE | The Pontifical Council for Culture’s international seminar entitled “Sport Is for Man” got under way Monday and will run through Wednesday in Vatican City. ... 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

Whatever the future may hold for Joan Rivers, who may have experienced brain damage during surgery, she will always be an exceptional human being deserving of equal rights and perceived moral value. ... discuss

This is how the culture of death advances. A clueless, or cowardly–or both–authority figure says he or she is against assisted suicide except as a very last resort when everything else has been ... discuss

We just returned from 11:30 Mass -- a very noisy Mass, I might add. The funny thing was at the end of the Mass we walked out amidst little groups of laughing and talking families and friends who could ... 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

Rocker Marilyn Manson, while certainly no role model for children, is, nonetheless, an intelligent chap. He at least calls it how he sees it. “This is the culture you’re raising your kids in,” h ... discuss

Dear Rob Ford Opponents:This race is not about skin colour or sex. It is very much about the divide between those who think they are always right, and a fair number of almost everyone else. The p ... discuss

By Anna Abbott | Family Matters: Catholic Culture | The release of Darren Aronofsky’s Noah was a fascinating moment — not for art or film history, but because it spurred Christia ... discuss

This one comes via Selwyn Duke and is reported at The New American: It gives new meaning to the term “shotgun wedding”: Government officials in New York have told an upstate farming couple that th ... discuss

The mother of a Burger King employee caught on video shoving and hitting members of a pro-life activist group and kicking down their signs during an obscenity-laden tirade against “male privilege” ... 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

Moral theologian William Smith once commented that “all social engineering is preceded by verbal engineering.” In today’s 140-character Twitter world, what this means is that it is not very hard ... discuss

Flanked by 120 law enforcement officers, 300 pro-life demonstrators marched the streets of Salzburg, Austria in peaceful solidarity. Several protesters were detained by police as the marchers carried ... discuss

Rome, Italy, Aug 29, 2014 / 11:55 am (CNA).- Those who are in irregular marital situations cannot receive Holy Communion but are still Christian faithful and “must feel at home” in Catholi ... discuss

Sabbath as Resistance: Saying No to the Culture of Now by Walter BrueggemannIt’s a weekly retirement from your career. You can find out who you are without your job getting in the way, without your ... discuss

A certain mega-church pastor once spoke from the pulpit his desire to go "all Old Testament" on some people who disagreed with him. The Old Testament (OT) is associated with an eye for eye, tooth for ... discuss

 Canadian Cowardly Head Doc’s Hand-Wringing OK for Assisted Suicide By Wesley J. Smith Dr. Chris Simpson, the new president of the Canadian Medical AssociationThis is how the culture ... discuss

It is indeed a shame that there is a “need” for a product like the new rape-prevention nail polish, and for a morally diseased culture such as ours, there is nothing to criticize about these young ... discuss

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Seoul, South Korea, Aug 29, 2014 / 04:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- A former Korean ambassador to the Holy See spoke of the effects of Pope Francis' recent visit to South Korea, saying that all of Asia now ... discuss

By Don DeMarco, Ph. D. Maternity brings to mind a quartet of virtues that a mother possesses in a pre-eminent way:  creativity, tenderness, enthusiasm, and godliness. Creativity: Joszef Cardinal Min ... discuss

Good, err, day. A post sort of against profiling. Profiling is racist when the criteria chosen are inappropriate. if race is a factor predictive of crime then race is not an inappropriate criteria. ... discuss

By The ADF Creative Team Who is your favorite Christian character on television? That’s a tough one given the limited options, like the kind of choices you’d get in a socialist cafeteria. For yea ... discuss

August 28, 2014 — Flanked by 120 law enforcement officers, 300 pro-life demonstrators marched the streets of Salzburg, Austria in peaceful solidarity. Several protesters were detained by police ... discuss

I predicted in 2013 that the company which bought Geron would restart its embryonic stem cell product human trial. Indeed, it is.I could also have predicted the media would hype it to the moon. A ... discuss

I predicted in 2013 that the company which bought Geron would restart its embryonic stem cell product human trial. Indeed, it is. I could also have predicted the media would hype it to the moon. And ... discuss

The Washington Post recently carried an article by Peter Whoriskey entitled, "As More hospices enroll patients who aren't dying, questions about lethal doses arise". See http://www.washingtonpost ... discuss

Fr. Barron has some insightful comments on the modern idea of believing in yourself and what it means in a culture which tries to downgrade God's divinity. ... discuss

Click here to subscribe to The Social Conservative Review. Dear Friends, Baseball great Lou Gehrig is one of my heroes. His photo is on the wall of my office and I recall vividly seeing his uniform a ... discuss




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