Topic: culture

"President Obama's new executive order compelling all federal contractors to affirm the latest LGBTQ orthodoxy escalates the ongoing culture war against traditional mores and religion." -- IRD Preside ... discuss

By Don DeMarco, Ph. D.  On April 6, 1993, the fiftieth anniversary of the uprising in the Warsaw Ghetto, the then Pope John Paul II delivered a most inspirational message: “As Christians and Jews, ... discuss

The show of solidarity surpassed anything Bangalore has seen in the recent past. Perhaps Anna Hazare's protest at Freedom Park three years ago came close. But this march was far stronger, much bigger ... discuss

Sometimes it takes a prince to show us our humanity. This week’s People magazine features a cover photo of Great Britain’s Prince George. His Royal Highness is turning 1—an occasion marked by a ... discuss

"President Obama's new executive order compelling all federal contractors to affirm the latest LGBTQ orthodoxy escalates the ongoing culture war against traditional mores and religion." -- IRD Preside ... discuss

This reflection is taken from my book, Pro-Life Reflections for Every Day, which is available for purchase at: ProLifeReflectionsForEveryDay.org “Have no fear. The outcome of the battle for life ... discuss

I first heard of “abortion dreams” in university, in one of the first accounts of abortion I ever read. It was an essay published in a Norton anthology I had to purchase for one of my first univer ... 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 livin ... discuss

WHITE GUILT: CULTURE OF VICTIMIZATION I’m a white guy, so I am not supposed to be making any observations or critiques concerning black culture. To do so would mean that I am a racist that hates bla ... discuss

Since appealing to moral conscience doesn’t cut it, Bruening has a less novel idea: give poor mothers money to keep their children. Bruening calls it a “child allowance program.” I call it lib ... discuss

On July 21, we commemorate St. Lawrence of Brindisi, the first Capuchin Franciscan to be honored as a Doctor of the Church.St. Lawrence was born at Brindisi, in the kingdom of Naples, Italy, on July 2 ... discuss

by Newt Gingrich: Mr. McDonald,Congratulations on your nomination to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs. As a good citizen you have agreed to take on one of the most demanding and important job ... discuss

by David Limbaugh, GOPUSA: I don't think Congress should begin impeachment proceedings against President Obama right now, but I also don't think that considering the idea is "crazy talk."The man has, ... discuss

By Allison LeDoux “If you are what you should be, you will set the whole world ablaze!” This famous quote attributed to St. Catherine of Sienna could very well describe the good fruit of the secon ... discuss

Prepper Barter Items: How To Stockpile & Barter For SHTF Scenarios Blurb: Bartering seems like a skill that belongs exclusively to the ancient past or when you’re on vacation in Mexico trying to bri ... discuss

I know this is long, but I feel this needed to be said...As many of you know, I run a blog called The Catholic Breadbox, in which I publish quotes culled from the great writers and big names of the Ch ... discuss

From behind a smoking sniper rifle high atop his ivory tower peers the secular-”progressive.” He surveys his many victims, strewn across the American landscape below and mockingly sneers, “War o ... discuss

The recent Hobby Lobby SCOTUS decision has brought about a hue and cry representing a chorus of scorched cats. It becomes almost impossible to exaggerate the hysterical theatrics used to denounce the ... discuss

Some of us, the brave ones, put aside selfish desires to afford others the right to be free. I hope that all of us are remembering the sacrifices – of life and limb – that all our ancesto ... discuss

Oxford, England, Jul 18, 2014 / 04:49 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Stratford Caldecott, a Catholic cultural thinker dedicated to literature, theology, and the “second spring” of Catholicism, passe ... discuss

By Patrick J. BuchananTo observe the decades-long paralysis of America’s political elite in controlling her borders calls to mind the insight of James Burnham in 1964 — “Liberalism is the ideo ... discuss

American Life League was spotlighted in several media outlets this week, such as the Huffington Post, the Houston Chronicle, and Street Roots, because a grantee of the Catholic Campaign for Human ... discuss

No accounting for tasteDe gustibus non est disputandum has been loosely translated as, “There’s no accounting for taste.” But when we say it like that, we imply flippantly that someone has chose ... discuss

Denver, Colo., Jul 18, 2014 / 04:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- A Colorado women’s health clinic seeking to offer natural care that respects human dignity has drawn praise for helping to build up a cul ... discuss

Left-wing academic superstar, Slovoj Zizek, has been caught plagiarizing, but the best part of the story is what he plagiarized and how he was caught. Read the story here, and that the story made News ... discuss

The wailing and gnashing of teeth over the very modest Hobby Lobby case shows that it was a precursor for the real game that is afoot; forcing those with religious beliefs against abortion and assiste ... discuss

Obamacare’s emphasis on cost-benefit has apparently granted permission for the medical technocrats to conjure all kinds of healthcare rationing schemes. And the Medical Establishment is apparently p ... discuss

My wife left me twenty-four years ago today, and it is hardly an endorsement of the phenomenon to submit that it was one of the best things that ever happened to me -- eventually. That being said ...Y ... discuss

Safe and Legal!Recent international research by the Pew Research Center, a non-partisan think tank based in Washington DC, found that more than half of abortions in the country are backstreet rather t ... discuss

I have spent my life in the belly of the beast. For nearly forty years, I have lived in Montgomery County, Maryland, which borders Washington, DC on its north side. This might not be the most liberal ... discuss

The ongoing crisis at the southern border demonstrates, once again, the problems of government by executive action (or inaction). In this essay, inspired by Madison's Federalist 52, we consider the m ... discuss

Begin Again – music and integrity will always matter As my kids have gotten older, we have really been to a lot more movies than we used to go see. I enjoy discussing movies after we see them an ... discuss

Oklahoma City, Okla., Jul 16, 2014 / 05:15 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Archbishop of Oklahoma City Paul Coakley called a black mass scheduled to take place in the city's civic center an “obviously horr ... discuss

While immigrants of previous generations worked hard to become inculcated as Americans, an opposite trend has developed. The number of illegal immigrants (people who simply walk across the border) has ... discuss

Holy Hour for Life Procession Two by two, the seminarians, priests and pro-life leaders processed to the statue of our Blessed Mother at the Ivory Coast’s Immaculate Heart of Mary Seminary. The culm ... discuss

Excerpted from A Return to Order By John Horvat II  In looking at the debate over immigration, it is almost automatically assumed ... discuss

Thanks to our friends at Christ & Pop Culture for talking about Rachel McMillan's BreakPoint feature article "Is Homemaking the Church's New Idol?" in their latest podcast! Click here to listen. ... discuss

The Supreme Court is not a hero, and the conservative movement is not a damsel in distress. This is one concept Congressman Paul Ryan (WI) discussed in his Independence Day Address, which he delivered ... discuss

Over the past few years, numerous states have followed the will of the people to increase protections for women and unborn children by enacting reasonable, commonsense restrictions on abortion. These ... discuss

Bishop Philip Egan***Book before 31 July for a £20 discount***SPUC's national conference takes place once again at the Hayes Conference Centre, Swanwick, Derbyshire, from 5-7 September. This will b ... discuss

Click here to subscribe to the Social Conservative Review. Dear Friends, FRC is blessed to have classes of interns composed of some of the finest, brightest, most promising young men and women in Ame ... discuss

Vatican City, Jul 16, 2014 / 08:03 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In wake of the Vatican’s viral campaign urging faithful worldwide to pause for a moment of silence during the world cup final, officials h ... discuss

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

Rome, Italy, Jul 15, 2014 / 10:58 pm (CNA).- Pope Francis had lunch with participants in an international economics seminar on Saturday, saying their efforts to bring the human being to the very cente ... discuss

article source: http://unfilteredpatriot.com/wussification-of-america-san-fran-giants-to-ban-culturally-insensitive-clothing/From: UnfilteredPatriot  Sent: Monday, July 14, 2014 Subject: San F ... discuss

Writing about the age of John Milton, the British author A. N. Wilson once tried to explain to modern secular readers that there had once been a time when bishops of the Church of England were titanic ... discuss

Father West prays with the Black Madonna at the grave of Fr. Paul Marx, founder of HLI. The Black Madonna returned briefly to the Diocese of Winona for their Ministry Days which is an event for the co ... discuss

Tuesday of the Fifteenth Week in Ordinary Time(Click here for readings)Jesus began to reproach the towns where most of his mighty deeds had been done, since they had not repented.I couldn't believe it ... discuss

Tweetby Jonathon Van MarenI first heard of “abortion dreams” in university, in one of the first accounts of abortion I ever read. It was an essay published in a Norton anthology I had to purchase ... discuss

Lincoln, Neb., Jul 15, 2014 / 12:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Despite the recent Hobby Lobby court victory, Bishop James D. Conley of Lincoln, Neb. stressed the need for Catholics to continue to evangelize ... discuss

Various Supreme Court rulings have said that limitations can be placed on access to abortion in the states. Over the past few years, especially, states have taken the Court up on their offers. Accordi ... 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.BooksAtaG ... discuss

Brethren, Peace be with you.Not long ago I have myself tested by Ancestry.com's DNA project to find out my ancestral lines. you can see the result in the picture to the right - click on it to enlarge ... discuss

Green Bay, Wis., Jul 14, 2014 / 04:56 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- For the past three years now, Catholic families in the Diocese of Green Bay and beyond have been marking their calendars for July 4th, and no ... discuss

The Pro Life Movement has shown great success for the Pro Choice Movement because the Pro Life Movement is a deliberate extension of the Pro Choice Movement. They have made abortion stronger by pushin ... discuss

After months of studying and cramming, most college students spend their summers going to the beach, taking road trips, or catching up on naps. But, for the young adults who take part in Crossroads Wa ... discuss

There's a good article at Spero Forum addressing the opinions of St. Thomas Aquinas on immigration. Here are a few paragraphs that sum up some essentials:These are some of the thoughts of Saint Thomas ... discuss

When I was young, people with Down syndrome were common and visible members of the community. I remember in particular one Down friend I made while working my way through college selling televisions a ... discuss

Vatican City, Jul 14, 2014 / 09:04 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Organizers for the first-ever audience to be held between a pope and the elderly population have revealed that a central reflection will be the ... discuss

Yesterday ABC News reported that the first woman has been charged under a new Tennessee law with assaulting her unborn child by means of prenatal drug use. “The law, which just went into effect ear ... discuss

I cannot understand how atheists are able to ignore the spiritual realm as if it doesn’t exist. They explain away miracles and supernatural events as if these thousands of occurrences over many year ... 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

Baghdad, Iraq, Jul 14, 2014 / 04:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Two Iraqi archbishops are seeking “faith and hope” in Iraq, while bewailing the continuing exodus of Christians from the country am ... discuss

By Mitchell Kalpakgian, Ph.D. In the ancient classical world during the first century, the Christian way of life clashed dramatically with the pagan practices of the day. In “The Epistle of Mathetes ... discuss

Text:  Matthew 13:1-9, 18-23Grace and peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.  Amen.In today’s Divine Service we prayed after the Hymn of Praise that the Lord woul ... discuss

During an interview with Barcelona's leading newspaper last month, Pope Francis referred to ..."big world economies that sacrifice man at the feet of the idol of money..." I suppose that money was a ... discuss

I recently encountered a piece of commentary entitled Moral Equivalence, Moral Idiocy by Bruce Thornton; an excellent item explaining exactly what is going on in the “Arab-Israeli dispute.” ... discuss

In 2016, if America does not correct the imbalance imposed on this nation by a socialist President who has opened our national coffers to entitlement seekers and created a situation where over half of ... discuss

What a tough situation. Be sure to vote your thoughts in the poll at the bottom of this post. From nola.com, July 3: The Bill Cassidy Senate campaign announced Thursday that the candidate’s un ... discuss

I started this blog almost eight years ago as an extension of my pro-life apostolate. It was 2006 and Missouri was in the midst of a heated battle over human cloning, so I already had a special focus ... discuss

from Jill Stanek.comby Susie Allen, host of the blog, Pro-Life in TN, and KelliAt ProLife365, Kevin Kukla shows how the redefinition of “pregnancy” and “conception” have changed over the years ... discuss

by Susie Allen, host of the blog, Pro-Life in TN, and Kelli At ProLife365, Kevin Kukla shows how the redefinition of “pregnancy” and “conception” have changed over the years, ... discuss

This celebrity gossip illustrates a profound wrong of our times. When a baby is created as a purchased product, we should not be surprised when the merchandise is returned. Well, you can’t actually ... discuss

                Three IFRL directors, Pat & Dick Conklin and John Ryan, attended the NRLC Convention in Louisville last T ... discuss

Jul 11 - Homily: St. Benedict Integrating Prayer and Work Fr. Elias on the life of St Benedict and the influence of his Benedictine order both on Western monasticism and on civilization and culture ... discuss

The Pontifical Council for Culture has launched a "Pause for Peace" campaign ahead of the FIFA World Cup 2014 final in Brazil on Sunday evening. Adherents are asking for a moment of silence around t ... discuss

 by Alan Caruba, Contributing Author: The segments when Jay Leno would take to the street to ask Americans questions about things that one would expect them to know and those when Jesse Watters o ... discuss

By Caitlin Bootsma It is happening more and more frequently. As our cultural narrative becomes increasingly secular, Christians are consistently painted as bigots, discriminatory and judgmental. In re ... discuss

Vatican City, Jul 10, 2014 / 08:04 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Fr. Theodore Mascarenhas, who was appointed Wednesday to be an auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of Ranchi in India's eastern state of Jharkha ... discuss

The Bible’s Big StoryWithout a firm grasp on the Bible’s Big Story, its grand meta-narrative, our understanding of the smaller stories and even the Gospel is hindered. Moreover, given how fast ... discuss

Seoul, South Korea, Jul 10, 2014 / 03:14 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The vitality of the Church in South Korea is behind the many conversions that have taken place in the nation which Pope Francis is set to ... discuss

American women have plunged into a bottomless dungeon of servitude — by the Supreme Court no less — in the new ruling that Hobby Lobby can be exempted from paying for employees’ abortifa ... discuss

Denver, Colo., Jul 10, 2014 / 12:21 pm (CNA).- When Dr. Christopher Blum first read "Introduction to the Devout Life," he knew that he would be personally indebted to St. Francis de Sales. Inspired t ... discuss

What to know why we are having a border crisis? Short Answer: Roe v Wade. Long Answer: 40 years of exporting our birth control policies through foreign aid agreements. Since 1973, USAID has followed ... discuss

Vatican City, Jul 10, 2014 / 11:53 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Pontifical Council for Culture has launched an effort designed to unite the world in asking for peace in warring countries by observing a mo ... discuss

Bill Maher helped to popularize the claim that the Resurrection and other Christian "myths" were plagiarized from early "mystery religions". By the turn of the century, this theory was for the most pa ... discuss

This reflection is taken from my book, Pro-Life Reflections for Every Day, which is available for purchase at: ProLifeReflectionsForEveryDay.org “He consoles us in all our afflictions and there ... discuss

Protecting Hobby Lobby As promised, Senate Democrats filed legislation today to “overturn” the Supreme Court’s decision protecting Hobby Lobby and other companies from being forced to comply ... discuss

Meriam Ibrahim and Family Reportedly Safe at “Makeshift Home” at the U.S. Embassy Meriam Ibrahim, the Sudanese Christian woman who was recently released from prison after facing the death penal ... discuss

Washington D.C., Jul 9, 2014 / 04:29 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Thirty-five U.S. Senators have introduced legislation to strip religious freedom protections from businesses with objections to mandatory insu ... discuss

Melinda Gates’ June 2nd claim that the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has “decided not to fund abortion” has been taken by many as a positive change in the Foundation’s policy. In truth, ho ... discuss

Abortion creates a culture where babies are considered disposable, and here is proof of that. Read more ... discuss

The Rise of Christianity, c. 200 A.D. Click to enlarge. Mr. Rogers, For several years I have had questions about the timing of prophetic events. I have the general understanding that many evange ... discuss

Abortion creates a culture where babies are considered disposable, and here is proof of that. Detectives say mother Nicole “Nikki” Kelly told them she killed her own baby boy because she had “re ... discuss

Mom Who Killed Her 11-Month-Old Son: “I Just Didn ... discuss

Anyone who has been a part of our Movement for more than a week knows we often reference what we call “verbal gymnastics” or “verbal engineering.” In the abortion context, we talk of “aborti ... discuss

  Lord Falconer bill “would turn docto ... discuss

by Rick Warren - The heart of worship is surrender. Surrender is an unpopular word, especially in the American culture. Surrender means, to many, defeat. We love winning so surrender is unthinkable. B ... discuss

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As this 40 Days for Life campaign comes to the end, we are reminded that the injustice of abortion is not an isolated occurrence that has no impact on us. It not only impacts us … but generation ... discuss

Clinton Wilcox of Life Training Institute was kind enough to read the semi-final draft of this post and provide a brief but insightful critique. This does not mean that he necessarily endorses any of ... discuss

By EDWARD PENTIN | ROME — One of Europe’s leading pro-life figures believes a sea change in public opinion in favor of a culture of life is under way, but the momentum needs to be ma ... discuss

As we have just witnessed in some of the responses to last week's Supreme Court Hobby Lobby decision, there are those in our country who would not only diminish religious liberty through government co ... discuss

from Jill Stanek.comby Susie Allen, host of the blog,Pro-Life in TN, and KelliMinnesota Citizens Concerned for Life saysMinnesota Gov. Mark Dayton appears to value dogs and cats more than the wom ... discuss

On July 3rd, Congressman Bill Cassidy (R-LA) announced that his 17-year-old, unwed daughter, is pregnant and her baby is due sometime this summer. This November, Cassidy is running for the Louisiana U ... discuss

by Susie Allen, host of the blog, Pro-Life in TN, and Kelli Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life says Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton appears to value dogs and cats more than the women of his state who p ... discuss

Yesterday we had two fascinating lectures at Lakeside.  First a neighbor who got her first work experience waiting tables at The Abigail (local restaurant, now closed) explained the Google cultur ... discuss

About a month ago, Abort73 received some scathing feedback from a middle-aged man in Minneapolis. Scathing feedback is not that uncommon for us, but it’s usually too vague and nondescript to ev ... discuss

About a month ago, Abort73 received some scathing feedback from a middle-aged man in Minneapolis. Scathing feedback is not that uncommon for us, but it’s usually too vague and nondescript to ev ... discuss

On the Shoulders of Hobbits: The Road to Virtue with Tolkien and Lewis by Louis MarkosMy rating: 5 of 5 starsWe need the truth, but we also need to know how to live in and through and by that truth.Wh ... discuss

The abortion industry did its best to pitch the movie Obvious Child as an “unapologetic” but “hilarious” romantic comedy about abortion, even as the director and star eschewed such a depiction ... discuss

I saw on my wife's Facebook page a commercial produced by the Always Corporation. A maxim I followed raising our daughter was to teach her she could do anything she wanted in life. As a little girl sh ... discuss

So, this is how things happen, sometimes: Leah Libresco mentioned on Facebook that she would be heading to Ireland with her mother, and wondered if anyone would be interested in having her speak to th ... discuss

It is absolutely critical that the issue dividing the pro-lifers and abortion advocates be clarified and not muddled by irrelevancies. As author Scott Klusendorf points out in The Case for Life: “If ... discuss

[NOTICE: The following essay contains a plethora of minutiae associated with the details of official Catholic worship, which the reader might find to be too arcane for their taste, unless one is into ... discuss

A short time ago I shared some resources meant to help parents as they prepare to have “The Talk” with their children. But even after looking at those resources I had some questions I want ... discuss

Gary Bauer Gary Bauer, Contributing Author: Barack Obama's open borders scandal continues to fester. Don't let anyone tell you our borders are secure. The New York Times reports that have crosse ... discuss

The abortion industry did its best to pitch the movie Obvious Child as an “unapologetic” but “hilarious” romantic comedy about abortion, even as the director and star eschewe ... discuss

This world is teeming with people in unhappy relationships. Unhappy marriages, unhappy families, and unhappy friendships surround us. The gift of community that God created to be so good has been abu ... discuss

I’m sure you’ve seen this young woman’s photos plastered all over Facebook. Her name is Kendall Jones. She’s a cheerleader, hunter, and, according to the internet, a vile scumbag who deserves ... discuss

Nearly 20,000 young people from Abruzzo and Molise welcomed Pope Francis at the sanctuary of Castelpetroso. The Pope expressed his concern with unemployment, an issue close to home for the massive gro ... discuss

We would be wise to avoid contributing to a culture of materialism, both in the commercial sense of the word, and the spiritual sense of the word. ... 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

Family bed/culture:  I’m watching a Taiwanese drama (Inborn Pair, at Youtube and Viki). The very general backstory: a family consisting of a middle-aged couple, the husband’s mom, and the ... discuss

By Don DeMarco, Ph. D.  I do not receive many personal letters anymore. Emails have, by and large, replaced them. But, unhappily, the missives that pass through my computer soon make their way into c ... discuss

Fermented Foods: How to Ferment Vegetables the Easy Way * Types Of Fermented Foods * Easy Steps to Make Fermented Vegetables at Home * What is Lacto-Fermentation * Getting Started – Equipment * ... discuss

Metropolis is a 1927 silent film about a plot to replace the frail working class with more reliable, less frail robots. Since at least the release of Fritz Lang’s masterpiece Metropolis, and pro ... discuss

WHITE GUILT: CULTURE OF VICTIMIZATION I’m a white guy, so I am not supposed to be making any observations or critiques concerning black culture. To do so would mean that I am a racist that hates bla ... discuss

It’s a Lie! We Are NOT Founded on Christian Principles The funny thing is, most of the people in this photo, WERE NOT CHRISTIANS!!!  Hey, that looks like Jefferson on the left. Oh, now there was a ... discuss

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

"I am the way; and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me. " -- Jesus Christ (John 14.6)These emphatic words of our Lord are offensive to a generation that says truth is ... discuss

  2.51: Beyond the Square Crochet Motifs: 144 circles, hexagons, triangles, squares, and other unexpected shapes 1.99 for What Matters in Jane Austen? Which important Austen characters never sp ... discuss

Recently, I've read and heard a good bit of scrutiny of short-term mission trips.  This could be because it's summertime in the US and many of my friends, or  the children of my friends, are ... discuss

Isernia, Italy, Jul 5, 2014 / 01:32 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- At a visit Saturday with the imprisoned in the Italian city of Isernia, Pope Francis stated the need of every human person for rehabilitation, ... discuss

Today is an interesting juxtaposition of the modern effort to “kill” faith fought through the U.S. Supreme Court as compared to a similar first century effort of Nero, Emperor of Rome, to “kill ... discuss

By: Gerald Loeffers Hi all! Thought I would get off the culture wagon and go into prepping today. So, you’re a gun owner and you have an emergency bug out bag. If things get that bad, will you b ... discuss

It would be convenient to claim that “Duly Noted’s” responds here to the International Day of Refugees (June 20th). It would also be opportune to add that the writer represents an earlier vintag ... discuss

Pope Francis has urged young people to follow Jesus to overcome a prevailing “culture of the provisional” that feeds a lack of commitment and superficiality in taking responsibility. Spe ... discuss

Vatican City, Jul 5, 2014 / 07:20 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In his homily during Mass for Saturday’s trip to Molise, Pope Francis explained that the Church is a people that both serves God and lives ... discuss

Jimmy Staton shared A.g. Alexander's video.James Baldwin Blasts the FAKE "colorblind" USA in 60 seconds! !A POWERFUL point by the late great brother James Baldwin!http://facebook.com/th ... discuss

In each of the last two Congresses, Rep. Randy Forbes (R-VA) introduced his resolution for an annual spiritual heritage week. This resolution, packed with a seventy-five “Whereas” clause litany of ... discuss

Spiral Dynamics (modified by me on this page) maps the complexity codes that shape human nature, create global diversities, and drive evolutionary change. A person can live in a modern world with cell ... discuss

Guide to Online Schools recently listed StreetWisePundit’s MadCast Radio Podcast the number one philosophy podcast! Thanks! The Top Five Streetwise Pundit. If, according to this site’s headline, ... discuss

When it comes to the issues at hand concerning our culture, we can clearly see that the majority of professed Christians are guilty of contributing to America’s state of moral anarchy (which they so ... discuss

1.99 for The Face in the Frost John Bellairs. Shiver of joy. He also wrote The House With a Clock In Its Walls (Lewis Barnavelt) Free: The United States Constitution Still relevant today. 94 pages of ... discuss

The New England Journal of Medicine is a cultural wrecking ball. Whenever it turns to ethics, it reliably sides with the culture of death–pro assisted suicide and health care rationing–or against ... discuss

TweetBy Stephanie GrayWhen you think of the word “donor,” what comes to mind?  As someone who fundraises for a non-profit, I think of the generous souls who sacrificially donate their money t ... discuss

The Culture War's Sore Winners - NYTimes.com div> ... discuss

From 'Washington Redskins' to 'queer culture,' the uneasy evolution of the slur - World - CBC News div> ... discuss

Here are a handful of new Kindle deals: Magnifying God in Christ by Thomas Schreiner is a steal at $4.99; Seeing the Unseen by Randy Alcorn ($2.99); Understanding Spiritual Warfare: ... discuss

Conservatives waged war against these animals who murdered women for public spectacle. Liberals are letting them take over Iraq and Syria.  And not shockingly, they’re killing Christians wherev ... discuss

It started with the Nazis. Now, it’s Corporate America. Read this great article on how the gay movement has rolled over our culture:  Marriage, marketing, and intimidation. The Gay Agenda will ... discuss

I'm rereading this as a palliative to the brouhaha over the Supreme Court's decision to uphold religious conscience for the Hobby Lobby case. Pilgrims. Park Rangers. Both drive me nuts. This book is a ... discuss

My second son Samuel, was given the second name of Thomas after his Uncle Tom. And we have celebrated The Feast of St. Thomas ever since. Photo by Father Lawrence OP on FlickrOur favorite and easiest ... discuss

I am in the unique and enjoyable position of receiving copies of most of the latest and greatest Christian books. Over the past couple of weeks I’ve received boxes of them and, in sorting th ... discuss

In celebration of America’s independence on July 4th, will you help these women gain more freedom by making it possible for them to choose to keep their baby girl? The story that follows is what hap ... discuss

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 2, 2014 – CONTACT: Adam Cassandra – 540-622-5230 – acassandra@hli.org FRONT ROYAL, Virginia – On Friday July 4, Independence Day in the United States, Catholic and ... discuss

Let's Not Forget God Freedom of Faith, Culture, and Politics By Cardinal Angelo Scola Excerpted from Let's Not Forget God by Cardinal Angelo Scola Copyright © 2014 by Cardinal Angelo Scola. ... discuss

Western civilization lied and people died. It lied, that is, to itself. I am referring to Iraq, but not to the hapless George W. Bush and the claim of WMDs’ existence, which wasn’t a lie at all. W ... discuss

What a great day yesterday was! The Hobby Lobby decision was an important win for all of us! We’re still celebrating here in DC and I hope you are too, because this was your win. This is simply ... discuss

 How Pro-Lifers and “Pro-Choicers” tell stories By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. Beginning today I’ll be writing a number of posts—and reproducing others written by different ... discuss

 How Pro-Lifers and “Pro-Choicers” tell stories By Dave Andrusko The following was scheduled to be the concluding part of a workshop entitled, “The Art of Pro-Life Persuasion: ... discuss

Portland, Ore., Jul 2, 2014 / 02:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Faithful from in and around Portland, Ore. filled St. Mary’s Cathedral to overflowing on June 28 for Archbishop Alexander Sample's Mass c ... discuss

By Mitchell Kalpakgian, Ph.D. The nature of evil is to break, divide and rend asunder all that God unites in creation — to destroy the inherent harmony of order and the oneness of relationships. ... discuss

We're continuing our reflections on the hegemonic Progressive presidency in this week's essay, inspired by Madison's writings on the separation of powers (Federalist 47-51). We argue that Congress ne ... discuss

from Jill Stanek.comby Susie Allen, host of the blog, Pro-Life in TN, and KelliAmericans United for Life praises yesterday’s Supreme Court decision, with CEO Charmaine Yoest remarking that it was ... discuss

from Jill Stanek.comby Susie Allen, host of the blog,Pro-Life in TN, and KelliAmericans United for yesterday’s Supreme Court decision, with CEO Charmaine Yoest remarking that it was “a victory fo ... discuss

By Father Peter West and Chris Morales On Saturday May 31, the pilgrim icon of Our Lady of Czestochowa, the Black Madonna, traveled from Chatfield, Minnesota to the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe in ... discuss

“ROUGH WORK AND LOW WAGES FOR THE IMMIGRANTThe fact about the modern immigrant is that he is everywhere continuing the work begun by our pioneer ancestors.”They Who Knock at Our Gates A Co ... discuss

by Susie Allen, host of the blog, Pro-Life in TN, and Kelli Americans United for Life praises yesterday’s Supreme Court decision, with CEO Charmaine Yoest remarking that it was “a victory ... discuss

Lincoln Brandenburg talking with a UNC student(Click to enlarge.) by Mick Hunt “Leftists claim to be the voices of tolerance and diversity; however, the universities they control are the most in ... discuss

Denver, Colo., Jul 1, 2014 / 12:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila of Denver has published a pastoral letter calling on Catholics to live their faith in their families and to renew th ... discuss

We’re Village Church. For four years we’ve been preaching the gospel on the West Coast of Canada and have seen Jesus do amazing things in the lives of people who call the lower m ... discuss

Pope Francis has appointed new consultors to the Pontifical Council for Culture, including a bioethics expert from Georgetown University, a lecturer in philosophy and theology at the University of No ... discuss

In high school, I did half of my coursework at home through a Catholic home school program. As a freshman, I wrote an essay on why Catholics should pray a daily Rosary. Looking back, I’m not sure w ... discuss

Vatican City, Jul 1, 2014 / 07:55 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Pontifical Council for the Family is organizing a day dedicated to the elderly, during which Pope Francis will meet with them as sign of the ... discuss

If you have not yet seen it, there is an incredible reflection in today's Courier Times on the closings of St. Joseph the Worker, St. Ann St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, Our Lady of Fatima, and Immaculate C ... discuss

Brethren, Peace be with you.As you know already, the US Supreme Court (SCOTUS), in a narrow 5-4 decision, found that "closely held" corporations such as Hobby Lobby enjoy religious freedom. This is a ... discuss

Why liberals should stop trying to ‘help’ black Americansauthored By Jason L. Rileyarticle source: http://nypost.com/2014/06/28/how-liberals-make-it-harder-for-blacks-to-succeed/The ... discuss

All it takes to sustain a culture war is a few select voices shouting in ideological indignation and people who are willing to label themselves “left” or “right” and then fall in line. In the ... discuss

Animal activists continually try to corral the acceptable methods and use of animals. Sometimes this is great. But sometimes, it seems more as if the intent is to handcuff  human thriving–even mate ... discuss

Text:  Matthew 10:34-42In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen.It is often believed in America that a healthy relationship is one that has all sorts of happin ... discuss

No line in bioethics is ever fixed.  Rather, the push to eradicate the boundaries that keep medical professionalism tied to Hippocratic values (sniffed at as “paternalism” by many in the field) c ... discuss

This proves that which I have said about that city for a very long time. The quote via Majority Of Delinquent Detroit Water Customers In Culture Of: ‘You’re Not Making Me Pay,’ Says Deputy Dir ... 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 love those old fairy tales. You know, the ones where the valiant knight saves the princess? The ones where chivalry and honor are boldly demonstrated and called for? Those ones. It always makes me ... discuss

Before reading, please read our initial reply to Justin Edwards, then our response to part 1 of his series about Abolish Human Abortion and the Church Repent project.Edwards continues his unhelpful cr ... discuss

Monday is Africa day, so since I'm in the middle of What is the What, I thought it would be good to talk about the Lost Boys of Sudan.Who are the Lost Boys? The Lost Boys of Sudan is the name given t ... discuss

Socon or Bust’s fundraiser to help the persecuted Catholic children of Pakistan needs a little boost. So far we have raised a total of $418 for Mountain of Jesus Ministries, an initiative to pro ... discuss

By Rusty Lee Thomas “Beware of false prophets, who come to you in sheep’s clothing, but inwardly they are ravenous wolves” (Matthew 7:15). Since my conversion to Christ, I ha ... discuss

Here is another entry in a series I am calling “The Bestsellers.” The Evangelical Christian Publishers Association tracks sales of Christian books, and awards the Platinum Book Award for b ... 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

Kindle Daily Deals: Neil Gaiman’s American Gods: The Tenth Anniversary Edition: A Novel for 1.99 Blurb:First published in 2001, American Gods became an instant classic—an intellectual and arti ... discuss

In a recent post on the Orthodox Christian Network, Christina Pessemier makes the case that Orthodox Christians should not spank their children. She does not address any of the Scriptures that actuall ... discuss

”I always thank my God concerning you, for the grace of God which was given you in Christ Jesus; that in everything you were enriched in him, in all speech and all knowledge; even as the testimony o ... discuss

Dr. Carter Snead, director of Notre Dames Center for Ethics and Culture and a leading expert in Public Bioethics, gave a compelling lecture entitled, “Fetal Pain, the Moral Imagination, and Our ... discuss

‘I would like to be a mother one day so I can finally have someone I’m genetically related to, but if I can’t have children naturally I would never have one through donor conception,’ says Gra ... discuss

I've been hard at work editing the old introductory article to my "Arminian vs Reformed theology" series and getting ready to re-post the series. In the meantime, here's some things I've stumbled acr ... discuss

In a recent post titled Evil as Entertainment, Reformed blogger Tim Challies takes certain watchblogs to task for harping on evil so much that they neglect to point out what is good and true. He feel ... discuss

I just came upon an excellent and articulate essay titled, RELIGIOUS RIGHT R.I.P. by Cal Thomas that was posted November 5, 2008, just as President Barack Obama had been elected. Mr. Thomas argues th ... discuss




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