Topic: culture

Leonora, Margaret, RhoslynRhoslyn Thomas, SPUC’s youth & education officer, has kindly sent me the following report of SPUC's visit to the pro-life movement in Slovenia: From 2-6 October, Leonora Bl ... discuss

This is long, so if you want a quick read, I've highlighted in red what struck me most. I ran the entire letter because it's not up on the Inside the Vatican website yet. But I recommend you sign up f ... 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

Let me say it for any critics. I'm stupid. I'm blind. I am an ally of minorities, including sexual minorities. I do that poorly as well. This is one stupid, blind guy's attempt at re-reading Romans 1. ... discuss

Abortion facilities try their best to nestle into a community and go unnoticed.  Sometimes, they look like ordinary buildings in an otherwise good neighborhood. Other times, however, they look like t ... discuss

“Embryonic stem cells are the only hope!” Remember? Please do, because it was always a lie and the embryonic hypers knew it. And they castigated those who painted a broader, more accurate portrai ... discuss

This reflection is taken from my book, Pro-Life Reflections for Every Day, which is available for purchase at: ProLifeReflectionsForEveryDay.org “Deliver us, Lord, from every evil, and grant us ... 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 Patrick J. BuchananNormally a synod of Catholic bishops does not provide fireworks rivaling the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago, where Mayor Richard Daley’s boys in blue ran up t ... discuss

Abortion facilities try their best to nestle into a community and go unnoticed. Sometimes, they look like ordinary buildings in an otherwise good neighborhood. Other times, however, they look like the ... discuss

. . . Obama has no clue what it is!Herman Cainby Herman Cain: We do not have an Ebola epidemic, and there is no reason for anyone to panic. But we do have a serious problem that has the potential to ... discuss

Sunday, October 26thWar on HumanityHOUR 1:Top issues of the week: Ebola & ISISPlus, one front in the war on humanity…Dr. William Wagner, author of “Pluralism – How Islam Plans to Change the ... discuss

Breaking the Silence: Redefining Marriage Hurts Women Like Me - and Our ChildrenThis article is heartbreaking -- from the divorce, to the judge granting custody of the children to the gay father, to t ... discuss

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I wrote my first anti-euthanasia article for Newsweek. Here is a small piece of, “The Whispers of Strangers,” which lamanted my friend Frances’ suicide under the influence of Hemlock Society (no ... 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

Editor’s note: This article first appeared at The American Spectator.It was October 19, 1984—30 years ago this week. A gentle, courageous, and genuinely holy priest, Jerzy Popieluszko, age 3 ... discuss

(Zenit.org) — The Holy Father’s universal prayer intention for September was, “That the mentally disabled may receive the love and help they need for a dignified life.” This is such a timely ... discuss

The final report issued by the Extraordinary Synod on the Family fails to resolve the confusion caused by the Synod, says Voice of the Family http://voiceofthefamily.info an international coali ... discuss

Netherlands has one of the lowest marriage rates in Europe. Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;"> Netherland has one of the highest on-demand euthanasia rates, so what do you expect? The Culture of Deat ... discuss

Text: Matthew 22:15-22Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.Several years ago when I was in a former church as an Associate Pastor, I came into the sanctuary one S ... discuss

Kristan Hawkins, Students for Life: Sexual assault is unfortunately prevalent in today’s culture. The National Institute of Justice reports that three percent of all college-age women are victims ... discuss

Vatican City, Oct 19, 2014 / 07:27 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Bl. Paul VI was the first 'modern man' to be elected Bishop of Rome, and he put the Church in conversation with the world in order to build a di ... discuss

The Synod on the Family of 2014 was like a big family fight. Prima facie, it appeared to be a big, divisive mess. Fortunately, we are only at the half-way point, and there is time for some regrouping ... discuss

Reza Aslan effectively provides us with a perfect Marxist (or at least materialist) analysis of Islam (if not of other religions). Or at least Aslan does so when he’s rationalising or explaining ... discuss

There is nothing easy about parenting, and nothing easy about the responsibility of training our children in obedience through discipline. Because discipline is unpopular and unpleasant, paren ... discuss

"Life" [as a gift from God] is the standard (i.e., norm) that informs and guides the "choices" that we make in regard to the issues of life, whereas “choice” [as a derivative of mankind] cannot be ... discuss

Books are free at the time I found the links and pasted them here. This changes sometimes, so be sure to note the price before you add it to your cart. Sometimes, for some reason, the links get stuck ... discuss

Homily for the 26th Sunday of Ordinary Time delivered by Rev. Fr. William J Kuchinsky at St Michael the Archangel Catholic Church, Wheeling, WV for the anticipatory Mass on 27 September 2014.Do nothin ... discuss

 Chloe: planting more positive seeds in 11 years than most human beings do in a lifetime By Kurt Kondrich During the month of October we celebrate Down Syndrome Awareness Month. Since ... discuss

Law Conference Wednesday, January 21, 10 am -3:00 pm DC Renaissance Hotel Culture of Life Seminar Wednesday, January 21, 2 - 4:30 pm DC Renaissance Hotel More information on registration a ... discuss

    “He who justifies the wicked and he who condemns the righteous, both of them alike are an abomination to the LORD.”--- Proverbs 17:15 (NASB)tyle="text-align: justify;">A Ma ... discuss

This is a pretty good read. Here’s the intro: We have been avoiding the topic, honestly, because it is a raw one for us.  In 2007 we lived through an ebola epidemic.  In the remote area of U ... discuss

Pro-Life Student Saves Her Own Sibling, Her Mom Had Abortion Appointment The Next Day Sometimes, the baby you save might be your own sibling. Preparing for the 10th anniversary of the Pro-Life Day ... discuss

Same-sex marriage is now legal in Arizona. A ruling today by U.S. District Judge John Sedwick will keep state officials from enforcing a law passed in 1996 and a 2008 constitutional amendment approve ... discuss

(LiveActionNews) — Lauran Bunting faced a bit of culture shock when she headed to public high school as a freshman after being homeschooled. Having been raised Christian, she had morals that sh ... discuss

Belgium has jumped off a vertical moral cliff-from doctor-administered homicide. We have talked about some of the people killed here before, such as the psychiatric patient who was sexually predated ... discuss

“To you, upright men and women, who for any reason whatever, give thought to the fate of the family. The future of humanity passes by way of the family. It is therefore indispensable and urgent ... discuss

(LiveActionNews) — On Wednesday, Lila Rose and other pro-life leaders expressed their concern about Planned Parenthood’s increasingly negative impact on American culture. Lila Rose pointed out t ... discuss

Our location near the entrance ensured that thousands would see the truth of abortion. By Jonathan Darnel If you want to see the American culture war up close and personal, in all its gritty reality, ... discuss

It’s one of the most heartbreaking things I’ve ever read. A woman about to abort her unborn child wrote a sadly naive letter to her child, which she refers to as her “Little Thing”.  She is c ... discuss

I wrote my first anti-euthanasia article for Newsweek. Here is a small piece of, “The Whispers of Strangers,” which lamanted my friend Frances’ suicide under the influence of Hemlock Society (no ... discuss

Last night I was having a conversation about Pope Francis and the Synod.And I believe Pope Francis is deeply misunderstood.I don't think people understand his motives.I don't think faithful Catholics ... discuss

Recent events have brought to mind a scene from one of my favorite movies of all time.The Shoes of the Fisherman is a 1968 American film drama, based on the 1963 novel of the same name by the Australi ... discuss

Whether you seek its definition as an adjective or noun, you will find in any reputable dictionary two identifying components of the term evil: morally reprehensible and causing immense harm. The prob ... discuss

Rome, Italy, Oct 16, 2014 / 04:59 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- An Iraqi priest who has chosen to return to his city, which lies just six miles from ISIS-controlled territory, said that in the midst of an incr ... discuss

Earlier this month, the pro-abortion website, Salon.com, published an op-ed titled When Guys Find Out I’m a Virgin. The author, Ellen Burkhardt, is a 26-years old Christian conservative from Min ... discuss

Maybe the rain will put out the flames.Liar, liar pants on fire!Note to Cardinal Kasper. If you're going to lie, you'd better be sure nobody taped the interview on his cell phone. (Maybe the cardinal ... discuss

by Shawn Carney, 40 Days for Life: 40 Days for Life is a grassroots effort. Even as the campaign continues to grow, our headquarters team tries to visit as many 40 Days for Life locations as possibl ... discuss

by Alan Caruba, Contributing Author: The tendency of pundits is to address the decline in American culture and traditional moral values. The concerns addressed include the rather sudden, but widesprea ... discuss

Wednesday of the Twenty--Eighth Week in Ordinary Time By BENEDICT AUGUSTINE“Now the works of the flesh are obvious:immorality, impurity, licentiousness, idolatry,sorcery, hatreds, rivalry, ... discuss

40 Days for Life is a grassroots effort. Even as the campaign continues to grow, our headquarters team tries to visit as many 40 Days for Life locations as possible. It’s important for us to meet w ... discuss

Wow.  What an awesome article by Nicole Smith at  the American Center for Law and Justice.  The Culture of Death really does come down to Selfishness v Selflessness.  Our ultimate ... discuss

This article was originally published by Public Discourse on October 16, 2014For both principled and practical reasons, the Supreme Court of Canada should maintain the country’s legal ban on euthana ... discuss

Father Peter West, VP of Missions with Human Life International, has championed the “defend life” cause with the Black Madonna since August 2013. (LifeSiteNews.com) This incredible lady ha ... discuss

by Fr. Tom Collins It is hard to comment on the mid-term report of the Extraordinary Synod of Bishops, since it seems to be more like a stream of consciousness or brainstorming session than a visio ... discuss

40 Days for Life is a grassroots effort. Even as the campaign continues to grow, our headquarters team tries to visit as many 40 Days for Life locations as possible. It’s important for us to mee ... discuss

Books are free at the time I pasted the info here, but this does change. These are affiliate links, although I don’t get any affiliate love if all you do is download free books (and that’ ... discuss

By Don DeMarco, Ph. D. Before St. Thomas Aquinas was born (early in 1225) a holy hermit known as Buono journeyed to the Castle of Rocca Secca, near Naples, and made a great prophecy to Countess Theodo ... discuss

This past Saturday, October 11, was the International Day of the Girl Child. In recognition of this day, Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng spoke against China’s population control program on a pane ... discuss

On the new Christ & Pop Culture podcast, we discuss (among other things) the lawsuit against the sperm bank that John Stonestreet talked about yesterday. ... discuss

City of Houston Uses Nazi-Era Tactics Against Pastorshttp://godfatherpolitics.com/17735/city-houston-uses-nazi-era-tactics-pastors/     If Christian pastors across the United States don ... discuss

By TITO EDWARDS | Seven Old-Fashioned Sins that Can Still Send You to Hell courtesy ChurchPOP - BigPulpit.com How to Restore Our Culture; Holiness – Msgr. Charles Pope Is Christ the Head ... discuss

Daniela Poggiali, an Italian nurse, has been arrested for allegedly killing up to 38 patients because she found them or their relatives annoying. One of her victims, Rosa Calderoni, brought her crimes ... discuss

By: Trevor Loudon New Zeal Most Westerners fail to understand that atheistic “progressive” communism and medievalist Theist Islam are joined at the hip. They are united in their hatred of ... discuss

Here are today’s Kindle deals: You Lift Me Up by Albert Martin ($2.99); How Prayer Impacts Lives by Catherine MacKenzie ($2.99); The Ascension by Tim Chester & Jonny Woodrow ($2.99); The ... 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

By Fr. Basil Cole, O.P. Several blogs on the present Synod have mentioned bishops seeking a return to the theory of “gradualism” in order to be able to solve some of the moral problems currently f ... discuss

Trafficking in human organs along the Mediterranean.   "An international human trafficking ring forced migrants to sell their organs as payment for their journey from Africa to Europe, an ... discuss

Vatican City, Oct 14, 2014 / 03:07 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- After a media frenzy and lively internal debate were both raised by the publication of the midterm relatio of the Synod of Bishops, its secretar ... discuss

At a recent campaign event, U.S. Senate candidate Ben Sasse spoke of his close association with the pro-life cause—and shared strong words on how the movement can be more effective. “I’m zealous ... discuss

I have been predicting (warning?) my pro-life friends that pro-choice is morphing into pro-abortion. Some have smiled, saying in effect, “Bring it on.” Be careful what you ask for. Remember, convi ... discuss

As we set off for Las Vegas with the Black Madonna, the picturesque southwestern desert joining California and Nevada offered a peaceful backdrop of reflection on the journey of the historic Ocean to ... discuss

And I'll tell you who you are. Posting this as a follow-up to Pawns for Voices for Vaccines. There is a small group of young, earnest Catholics who have associated themselves with Voices for Vaccine ... discuss

Last week, I got involved in a discussion about wedding cakes!As KATU first reported, Sweet Cakes Bakery owner Aaron Klein admitted he denied a lesbian bride-to-be service after she visited his shop o ... discuss

By Patrick J. BuchananIn 1492, “Columbus sailed the ocean blue” and discovered the New World. And Oct. 12 was once a celebrated holiday in America.School children in the earliest grades knew the d ... discuss

Vatican City, Oct 14, 2014 / 02:11 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Gang violence, family separation and a “chauvinistic culture” that strains marriages are among the challenges facing families in par ... 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

New Zeal “The IRS has become a criminal enterprise” – Mike Huckabee. I’ve seen a preview of this movie and its great. Finally some culture warriors had the guts to take on the ... discuss

These are affiliate links.  Etc.   This is a game, not a read. Free today only: Montezuma Puzzle 2 Premium Louis L’amour and more 201 select western titles, Louis L’amour and more, ... discuss

By Marissa Poulson, Senior Web Writer For many, going to college is a rite of passage. It is the first foray into true adulthood—away from parents. College students are encouraged to learn, to sati ... discuss

We are in the midst of a “suicide epidemic.” Yet, rather than look at causes, many commenters go shallow to focus on methods. For example, most suicides are by gun. Thus, at Real Clear Science, Al ... discuss

We are in the midst of a “suicide epidemic.” Yet, rather than look at causes, many commenters go shallow to focus on methods.For example, most suicides are by gun. Thus, at Real Cle ... 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

This latest story from our brave new world may blow your mind, so I’ll read straight from the Chicago Tribune: “A white Ohio woman is suing a Downers Grove-based sperm bank, alleging that the comp ... discuss

Culture Woman chooses life for her baby conceived in rape, but tragedy strikes again   Nancy Flanders  ... discuss

From Jonathan Eig, author of The Birth of the Pill:One of the intended consequences of the pill is it puts all the responsibilities on women and men have gotten used to the idea that they don't have t ... discuss

Brittany Maynard (29) is dying of inoperable brain cancer. One can only grieve for this young woman's ordeal and the fear that must accompany it. She's scheduled her check-out day for November 1st bec ... discuss

  Feminists lamenting “sexist” contraception culture should look in the mirror  Calvin Freiburger   ... 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

Often abolitionists are told that since AHA is a parachurch organisation, it is not permissible for abolitionists to carry out Church Repent activities.We simply ask: But where is the biblical evi ... discuss

Hat tip goes to Jeff Foxworthy and to AmyElizabethwho posted his article on the GOPtheDailyDose.com website today. In Foxworthy’s list he illustrates in a very ironic and humorous way the shortcomin ... discuss

By Caitlin Bootsma As the Synod on Marriage and Family continues, so do the debates over the question of communion for divorced and remarried couples. Unfortunately, the two sides seem to be categoriz ... discuss

by Alna Caruba, Contributing Author: I am not a lawyer, but I have read the Constitution and I cannot find any indication that the Founding Fathers intended the guarantee of “equal protection of th ... discuss

I read an interesting comment from Fr. Ray Blake, pastor of St. Mary Magdalene in Brighton, England. It's the last paragraph of a blog post titled Wobbly Church: What Dpes it Mean to be Catholic Today ... discuss

Vatican City, Oct 11, 2014 / 12:20 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The Catholic Church in Nigeria has been at the forefront in fighting discrimination towards persons with same-sex attraction, says Archbishop Ig ... discuss

by Shawn Carney, 40 Days for Life: Abortion brings darkness to a community ... a darkness that needs our silence in order to survive. It brings death to the innocent. It also brings emotional, spi ... discuss

Taken from Ezra Levant's facebook status:Update On AmarukIt was billed by the CBC as an “exclusive” investigation: a sweet, young B.C. girl named Bethany Paquette had applied for a job as a guide ... discuss

by Susie Allen, host of the blog, Pro-Life in TN, and KelliProLifeBlogs shares a post from After Abortion detailing the death of an Italian woman from RU-486, which was administered in a hospital. Thi ... discuss

by Susie Allen, host of the blog, Pro-Life in TN, and Kelli ProLifeBlogs shares a post from After Abortion detailing the death of an Italian woman from RU-486, which was administered in a hospital. T ... discuss

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

The following news release was issued on Oct. 10, 2014.The third annual International Day of the Girl Child is Oct. 11, 2014, declared by the United Nations as a day to acknowledge and promote the rig ... discuss

The New York case that seeks to morph chimps from higher mammals into persons has reached the Court of Appeals. (Imagine the laughter if I’d written that sentence twenty years ago. Never say, “I ... 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

It’s been five years since Abby Johnson walked out of her Planned Parenthood abortion facility on October 5, 2009 in Bryan/College Station, Texas — the very place where 40 Days for Life st ... discuss

Last Tuesday I addressed the Lepanto Foundation in Rome.My talk, which was well-received, addressed the following three key points:– Pro-life movements must defend marriage– Leading Catholic offic ... discuss

Pro-life conferences are on the rise around the world as people seek ways to promote a Culture of Life, especially in secular societies ridden with the devastating effects of abortion. HLI President F ... discuss

Brethren: Peace be with all of you in Jesus Christ, the Author of Life.You may be aware of the recent declarations by Ms. Brittany Maynard regarding her desire to end her life in order to avoid a pain ... discuss

Abortion brings darkness to a community … a darkness that needs our silence in order to survive. It brings death to the innocent. It also brings emotional, spiritual … even physical suffer ... discuss

 The largest pro-life display in Canadian history ignored by CBC News but network gives lavish attention to six women going to Maine to have their abortions By Mike Schouten Last we ... discuss

It was good to have Michael Voris of Church Militant TV and his team pop into our Voice of the Family headquarters at the Salvatorian Motherhouse close to St Peter's in Rome where we're serving the Sy ... discuss

Abortion brings darkness to a community … a darkness that needs our silence in order to survive. It brings death to the innocent. It also brings emotional, spiritual … even physical suffer ... discuss

Gary Bauer, Contributing Author: Day 9: Ebola in America - Obama Administration officials announced yesterday that five major U.S. airports will begin additional temperature screenings of passengers f ... discuss

What’s wrong with this Synod, I: Shuffling the deck chairs - Catholic Culture div> ... discuss

This is disturbing. Two internationally respected neurologists conclude that Jahi McMath isn’t brain dead, and the Stanford court appointed independent expert isn’t even curious to see what is goi ... discuss

Brittany Maynard has received worldwide attention after revealing she plans to kill herself on November 1. The 29-year-old terminally ill patient plans to take the lethal pill on November 1st to end h ... discuss

There  is a heart rending  story catching everyone's attention  and lighting up social media.  Brittany Maynard, an attractive young lady, recently married,  got  the dev ... discuss

Christian entrepreneurs Joe and Ann Baker are influencing the pro-life movement without ever exiting their vehicles. Save the Storks has quite literally mobilized the pro-life movement by parking buse ... discuss

Click here to subscribe to the Social Conservative Review. Dear Friends, In his lecture yesterday at FRC, "Renaissance: The Power of the Christian Gospel However Dark the Times," renowned scholar Dr. ... discuss

Every morning I hunt through mountains of e-book junk looking for a few e-book jewels. And on that note, here are today’s worthwhile Kindle deals. You’ve got 5 from Sproul to choos ... discuss

Bangkok, Thailand, Oct 8, 2014 / 07:04 pm (CNA).- Married couples in Thailand recently met at a workshop reflecting on pastoral challenges confronting their vocation, which emphazised the role of the ... discuss

To donate vital organs, a donor must be dead. Tough this is known as the “dead donor rule,” I have been warning that utilitarian bioethicists and transplant medical professionals want to shatt ... discuss

 The Brightest Lights on Broadway! By Kurt Kondrich Editor’s note. October is Down syndrome Awareness Month. We will be posting stories, just like this one, all month. Chloe shows he ... discuss

 Compassion & Choices uses tragedy to promote its assisted suicide agenda By Dave Andrusko Brittany Maynard with her Great Dane, Charlie (Courtesy Dan Diaz)Like most people will, I sus ... discuss

Archbishop Stankevics from Riga, Latvia, with Maria MadiseMaria Madise, SPUC's international, UN and research officer, and director of Voice of the Family, co-founded by SPUC, sends the following repo ... discuss

"Nine years after my first abortion, just three years after the second, I began to have nightmares. I realized my abortions had nearly destroyed my life. I learned that my problems with guilt, low sel ... discuss

Colorado Springs, Colo., Oct 8, 2014 / 12:43 am (CNA/EWTN News).- A conference held last week in Colorado Springs by The Society for Catholic Liturgy brought together experts from multiple disciplines ... discuss

by Shawn Carney, 40 Days for Life: We ultimately know how the story ends ... and that life is victorious over death. But some days, that's hard to realize. I was having one of those days five years ... discuss

by Ryan T. Anderson, Heritage Foundation / (@RyanT_Anderson): The U.S. Supreme Court declined to review appeals from Utah, Oklahoma, Virginia, Indiana and Wisconsin on the definition of marriage. Th ... discuss

by Susie Allen, host of the blog, Pro-Life in TN, and KelliCulture Campaign reports that Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring has ruled that Planned Parenthood and other health professionals will no ... discuss

by Susie Allen, host of the blog, Pro-Life in TN, and Kelli Culture Campaign reports that Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring has ruled that Planned Parenthood and other health professionals will ... discuss

 Catholic Church Initiates ‘Respect Life Month’ By Katie Yoder This message might not fit the media’s agenda, but it does come from the media-loved Pope Francis: “Each of Us ... discuss

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To my colleagues of the American Academy of Pediatrics, I am writing on behalf of all children and parents in our country in response to your recent policy statement “Contraception for Adolescents ... discuss

Yesterday's action by the Supreme Court only solidifies the idea that the powerful elites who dominate politics, media and culture do not care what the people think, expressed through the ballot box o ... discuss

This reflection is taken from my book, Pro-Life Reflections for Every Day, which is available for purchase at: ProLifeReflectionsForEveryDay.org “Blessed is she who believed that what the Lord ... discuss

We ultimately know how the story ends … and that life is victorious over death. But some days, that’s hard to realize. I was having one of those days five years ago when Abby Johnson walke ... discuss

Colorado Springs, Colo., Oct 7, 2014 / 12:24 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Evangelization will be carried out by bringing beauty to Catholic culture and liturgy, Bishop James Conley of Lincoln told a group of ... discuss

by Alan Caruba, Contributing Author: As this is being written there is a battle going on between the Kurds in a Syrian town on the border with Turkey, Kobani, and the Islamic State (ISIS) militants th ... discuss

A giant milestone in the moral revolution passed today when the U.S. Supreme Court turned down every single appeal from several states on the issue of same-sex marriage. This decision not to take at ... discuss

South Bend, Ind., Oct 6, 2014 / 11:56 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Knights of Columbus and Supreme Knight Carl Anderson have been named the recipients of a University of Notre Dame institute’s 2015 ... discuss

It’s been five years since Abby Johnson walked out of her Planned Parenthood abortion facility on October 5, 2009 in Bryan/College Station, Texas — the very place where 40 Days for Life st ... discuss

The story of a successful birth post uterus transplant has been promoted understandably as a “feel good” saga of joy and the awesome power of modern medical science. But I have a different take ... discuss

Monday of the Tewenty-Seventh Week in Ordinary Time(Click here for readings)By KATIE GROSSThere was a scholar of the law who stood up to test Jesus and said,“Teacher, what must I do to inherit e ... discuss

Here are a few key stories (and one astounding video clip) from the latest VS collection. You'll notice that many of them deal with the corrupt media but, trust me, they are important reads all.* “W ... 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

I know and deeply respect Dr. Alan Shewmon, professor emeritus in neurology at UCLA. He is a world renowned expert on the brain, particularly dealing with pediatrics. A source has sent me a declarat ... discuss

  Writer Sady Doyle shocks with bold declaration that abortion is “great”   Oct 6, 2014 Susan Michelle  ... discuss

  Cosmopolitan calls Jessa Duggar “deranged” for post supporting the “sanctity of human life”  Oct 2, 2014 Becky Yeh  ... discuss

  Father creates superhero with Down Syndrome  Oct 5, 2014 Lauren Enriquez   shareIt ... discuss

The other day we posted how Belgium is basically allowing death on demand. Now Belgium's neighbor and rival, Holland, is killing the mentally ill with abandon. The number of mentally-ill patients kil ... discuss

Weddings and clothes – they are important parts of every culture. Can you think of any culture that doesn’t have weddings? That is not concerned with clothes? I can’t. For instance J ... discuss

By Don DeMarco, Ph. D. Scientists tell us that we live in a four-dimensional space-time continuum. They are, however, selling us short. We live, rather, in a five-dimensional world, the fifth dimensio ... discuss

by Shawn Carney, 40 Days for Life: When prayers go up, abortions often go down. When you commit to a leap of faith and pray for an end to abortion — outside the places where the abortions take plac ... discuss

Denver, Colo., Oct 5, 2014 / 04:07 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- It always bothered Grace Raun when she heard her college classmates saying “nobody waits anymore” for marriage, because she knew it ... discuss

None Dare Call it Murder Critics of Gospel street preachers often attack a straw man. They say that harsh confrontation at abortion centers is unloving – or that those who preach repentance fr ... discuss

Back in 1972, the year before the United States Supreme Court ruled on Roe V. Wade to legalize abortion in the U.S., Pope John Paul II set aside the first Sunday of October as "Respect Life Sunday", ... discuss

When prayers go up, abortions often go down. When you commit to a leap of faith and pray for an end to abortion — outside the places where the abortions take place — you won’t always ... discuss

by Shawn Carney, 40 Days for Life: "Does this really make a difference?" That's the question many 40 Days for Life participants have asked at some point, including me. Being out on the sidewalk prayin ... discuss

--The National Geographic Channel did a short mini-series entitled, The 90's: The Last Great Decade?  It has 3 parts, so I thought I'd do a post on each part and give a rundown.--Since, the 90's ... discuss

  Housekeeping and disclosures:   Books are free or marked down as listed at time of listing, but this can change without notice. Doublecheck. If you click a link and it doesn’t finish lo ... discuss

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

A dubious editorial pastime these days involves political progressives offering their suggestions about rescuing the Republican Party from extinction. Of course, one might be suspicious about a politi ... discuss

It is not wisdom but authority that makes law.  During the time men live without a common power to keep them all in awe, they are in that conditions called war; and such a war, as if of every man, ag ... discuss

«Cinco cardenales se revelan abiertamente contra Francisco». Este era el titular del periódico El Mundo, uno de los más importantes a nivel habla hispana, el pasado 17 de septiembre de 2014. El ti ... discuss

SPUC Safe at School has accused The Guardian newspaper of publishing a false and misleading report about a meeting of parents and staff at Welford Primary school in Birmingham ("Police called after ... discuss

“Does this really make a difference?” That’s the question many 40 Days for Life participants have asked at some point, including me. Being out on the sidewalk praying can sometimes m ... discuss

Voice of the Family teamat work in their HQ in RomeMaria Madise, SPUC's International, UN and  Research officer, and manager of the Voice of the Family team here in Rome, reports yesterday:The be ... discuss

Sly totalitarian challengers exploit our liberties that they abhor. It is a natural inclination to endeavor to assess threats, whether immediate or only discernible to those with a vision. Such calcul ... discuss

Medical futility disputes often involve the question of harming the patient. Family/patient believe they should decide what constitutes “harm” in these cases, and that for the patient/family, the ... discuss

HT to The Monarchist ... discuss

I  am currently attending a press conference in Vatican City featuring His Eminence Cardinal Pell. It's the launch of a book, to which the cardinal has written the Preface, entitled the Gospel of ... discuss

Just recently I found out that my best friend had an abortion a month before I met her. In that moment, everything hit home for me. I sat there in silence, stunned. I felt like nothing I could say wou ... discuss

This message might not fit the media’s agenda, but it does come from the media-loved Pope Francis: “Each of Us is a Masterpiece of God’s Creation.” Sponsored by the United States Confer ... discuss

Many supporters of assisted suicide are well-meaning, really thinking that it would only be done in the proverbial “last resort” scenario. But that’s a fantasy, as we will discuss below. The bi ... discuss

Just something I happened to notice: PALEOCONSERVATIVES Conservatives are broken into two groups and both hate each other’s guts. Paleoconservatives are as fiscally conservative as libertarians but ... discuss

With growing disapproval of the Obama administration’s leadership and the increasing popularity of the Tea Party movement within Republican ranks, many observers—myself included—are hopeful and ... 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

Christian Songs for Kids and other humans - by Tony Funderburk In case you haven’t read, heard, or seen any news lately…this world is full of violence and hatred. It seems most people woul ... discuss

Pro-Life Club at University of Idaho – Moscow, ID: The University of Idaho Students For Life club has worked incredibly hard this semester to spread the culture of life on their campus through c ... discuss

Donald Trump recently tweeted out that he thinks the title of the new ABC sitcom “Black-ish” is racist. This is why I like the Donald. The dude has balls of steel. Who else in a similar po ... discuss

There are few words more formal than inauguration and few occasions that can compare to the beginning of something so recognizably important as this – the ceremonial installation of the Reverend Doc ... discuss

A study led by Thomas Kasper, a Former Student of Texas A&M and St. Mary's (he was an intern here at St. Mary's also), shows porn users measure significantly higher when tested for narcissism. it ... discuss

In a culture that elevates transient pleasure as a value, while reducing value itself to a subjective and utilitarian status, I suppose it should not be surprising that the worth of human beings is no ... discuss

This is Gay Pride Weekend in many cities across the US and the granddaddy of them all is right here in New York City. This is where it all started at Stonewall in 1969, and the Gay community is out i ... discuss

According to the State of California, JahiMcMath has been dead since December 9, 2013, when she went into cardiac arrest after catastrophic side effects from throat surgery. Oakland Children’s Hospi ... discuss

This woman probably either had an abortion or helped someone else get an abortion. Please pray for her. How far has she buried her hurt? Let's pray that someone gives her information about healing.It ... discuss

The Only Hope is Holiness: A Meditation on What it will take to Restore our Culture « Archdiocese of Washington div> ... discuss

By BISHOP JAMES CONLEY | The Hope of the Family: A Dialogue with Cardinal Gerhard Müller Ignatius Press, October 2014 86 pages, $10.95 (paperback) To order: ignatius.com   In a c ... discuss

In the Diocese of Novaliches, this LITURGICAL DISSENT continues; ang MISA NG BAYANANG PILIPINO.Jeff Velasco admits that the MBP has not received any recognitio, but at the same time says tha ... discuss

These misguided souls [abortion industry workers] are our brothers and sisters in Christ, whether you like it or not. You can call someone a “baby killer” all day long. Not one of them lef ... discuss

Something that has been weighing heavily on my heart to write about is the topic of purity and abstinence. I have hesitated in writing about this topic for two reasons: one, it’s an uncomfortable me ... discuss

The Pro-Life Healthcare Alliance, a program of Human Life Alliance, is excited to announce this one day event hosting&nb ... discuss

Almost every election season you see Catholic politicians on the ballot who don’t adhere to the teachings of the Faith on Life and Family issues—causing scandal within the Church. You hear them sa ... discuss

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

The concept of a totalitarian state was an invention of the twentieth century. The notion of a state or nation whose government could control virtually all aspects of its citizens’ lives was not ... discuss

How Christians Can Rebuild Our Culture div> ... discuss

The National Right to Life Committee today endorsed U.S. Rep. Bill Cassidy (R-La.) for U.S. Senate in his challenge to unseat pro-abortion Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-La.). “Louisiana is a pro-life st ... discuss

Even the most casual observer of current trends in American society must be aware that the current cultural and political infatuation with carving out special protections and privileges for those in ... discuss

The Pro Life Campaign has announced plans for an exciting new initiative called the MonthForLife which will take place on an annual basis every October. The aim of the MonthForLife is to highlight the ... discuss

Camille Pagila with a good summary of our youth culture today. Girls armed with "you go, girl" naiveté and boys feed on a diet of pornography. "Misled by the naive optimism and “You ... discuss




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