Topic: culture

From its founding in the fall of 2004, Bound4LIFE was a stand for all life—from conception until natural death. While the vision was primarily focused on praying for the ending of abortion, we quick ... discuss

Steel Magnificat rags on pro-life monomaniacs:The pro-life movement is infested with cranks who suffer from monomania. Most of us know someone of this type. When you mention that children are dyi ... discuss

by Bob Owens: A federal judge ruled yesterday that a provision of the District of Columbia’s concealed carry law was too strict in requiring applicants to show “good reason” in order to obtain a ... discuss

Fox News host and author reveals how little the threats against America have changed since"Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates."by David Horowitz, Contributing Author: Fox News host Brian Kilmea ... discuss

by Paul Jacob, Contributing Author: A few days ago, the Barna Group released the results of its latest poll, asking “Americans whether capitalism or socialism align better with the teachings of Jesu ... discuss

by Bruce Thornton: Beneath the drama of the primaries the FBI investigation into Hillary Clinton’s home-brew server keeps humming along, though one wouldn’t know it from the cursory coverage by th ... discuss

I believe it is always darkest before the dawn.  I believe in the enduring human spirit.I believe truth must rise from the ashes of media censorship and moral chaos.I believe God will use to grea ... discuss

"Buddy Christ" from DogmaIf you interact on the web, or with folks in your hometown you may come across Christians who tend to believe that Jesus Christ was the nicest of nice person who ever walked t ... discuss

I am a prude.Yes, I'm aware of the negative connotations of the word. As the good folks at Miriam-Webster put it, a prude is "a person who is easily shocked or offended by things that do not shoc ... discuss

ARRA News Service: Tomorrow is the 68th anniversary of the founding of the modern state of Israel. Per the Knesset site:On May 14, 1948, the members of the People's Council proclaimed the establishm ... discuss

Conservative filmmaker discusses his new movie, "Hillary's America."by David Horowitz, Contributing Author: Below are the video and transcript to Dinesh D'Souza's lecture at the David Horowitz Freedom ... discuss

by Gary Bauer, Contributing Author: Obama's Culture War - The economy is stagnant. ISIS continues its genocide. But the Obama Administration has the time to launch another blitz in its ongoing war ag ... discuss

This article was originally published by Wesley Smith on his blog on May 6.Wesley SmithBy Wesley SmithIn California, it is a time of choosing for individuals, families, and the medical sector.Will doc ... discuss

Dr Will JohnstonDr Will Johnston Chair, Euthanasia Prevention Coalition of BCI have a dream, and in that dream the Parliament of Canada debates far into the night to perfect a new law. The new Bill h ... discuss

Now that the moral revolutionaries are solidly in control, what is to be demanded of Christians who, on the basis of Christian conviction, cannot join the revolution? The demands have now been present ... discuss

Along the road that is my life, time and again I've been impacted by friends and strangers.  In our fast paced society many of us lost touch with something as basic as human relationships.  ... discuss

creative commons image, source"The loneliness of the Christian results from his walk with God in an ungodly world, a walk that must often take him away from the fellowship of good Christians as well a ... discuss

marriage, stock photo via pixabay.comThe views on this blog do not necessarily represent the views or opinions of the Salvation Army, it's employees, or partners. The views on this blog are s ... discuss

You may have seen this meme in various forms. Spurgeon isn’t talking politics specifically here, but he applies this principle consistently when he does venture into preaching on the politic ... discuss

“We who have long been “insiders” can learn from brothers and sisters who’ve lived as cultural minorities for years. In Unashamed, Lecrae captivatingly tells his story. And in so doing ... discuss

“High visibility can also set pastors on a correction-course with humility that evangelical Christians call getting right with Jesus. The Rev. Darrin Patrick, 45, of Webster Groves, is one of th ... discuss

“Leaving aside the questions about modern day Christianity, I want to ask whether these claims about early Christianity–particularly in the second century–are, in fact, true. Is it really th ... discuss

During the great embryonic stem cell research debate, promoters of an unlimited license to experiment promised that using nascent human life as research subjects would be limited to the first 14 days. ... discuss

Since ABC’s Scandal’s winter finale in November ended with lead Olivia Pope (Kerry Washington) heartlessly killing her unaborn baby to the tune of the Christmas hymn “Silent Night,& ... discuss

Gender ideology is demonic, but who am I to judge?Many people in the pew could tell you more about sports history and rules than about the history of the Church and her doctrines.Why is it okay for a ... discuss

Here’s a week’s-end selection of my three favorite recent posts from other blogs, to be sampled after you’re caught up on Leaven for the Loaf. Wesley Smith: Declare total non-cooperation with as ... discuss

 CA Hospital Says “No” to Assisted SuicideBy Wesley J. Smith In California, it is a time of choosing for individuals, families, and the medical sector. Will doctors prescribe poiso ... discuss

Westminster Books sent out a newsletter yesterday featuring Do More Better and offering it at a great price (especially if you buy 5 or more copies). They’ve also got deals on other book ... discuss

By Don DeMarco, Ph. D. These proud words of Samuel Francis Smith changed the opening stanza of “God Save the Queen” to that of “My Country ‘Tis of Thee,” though the music of these two songs ... discuss

The truly complementarian doesn’t talk about hierarchy, authority, roles and assignments but about love and relationships and how his and her strengths and gifts complement one another — making ea ... discuss

For nearly two and a half centuries, Americans have enjoyed the enormous privilege and responsibility of forming our own government—a privilege rarely experienced throughout most of human history. F ... discuss

It would be better to have a millstone hung round your neck andbe cast into the sea than to scandalize one of these little ones.Go to Mercator.Net to watch a documentary about the war on children by P ... discuss

Today’s Kindle deals include just two: Church History in Plain Language by Bruce Shelley ($2.99)—this is the latest edition of a solid introduction to church history; and Alone Wit ... discuss

After finishing the last book this month, I realized that 3/4 of what I read this month centered around rather depressing topics. Methinks I need a more balanced literary diet in the next few months. ... discuss

Centomila anni fa il pianeta era abitato da almeno sei specie diverse di umani. Erano animali, dal punto di vista dell’impatto sulla terra, al pari degli altri. Di tutte quelle diverse specie so ... discuss

What is a helpful Christian response? Should we stop baking cakes and taking wedding pictures? Should we sign petitions and organize boycotts? Should we position ourselves on the nearest picket line a ... discuss

Despite facing abject poverty, alcoholism, grief, domestic abuse and gun-wielding foes, Childress didn’t cave to culture pressers. He certainly didn’t soften his theology. But he did soften hearts ... discuss

The World Thinks Sex Is Boring - Culture - Aleteia.org – Worldwide Catholic Network Sharing Faith Resources for those seeking Truth – Aleteia.org div> ... discuss

In anticipation of Canada passing radical new assisted suicide legislation, my friend Mark Pickup has written a letter to his physician instructing him to never allow or cause him to be euthanized  ... discuss

We’ve all heard it; we’ve all cringed. “You only live once.” In addition to being unoriginal, overused, and ambiguous in intent, it’s an insulting reminder of a self-evident truth. Yes, ti ... discuss

Do Hard Things was a book that changed so many of our lives. It awakened us to a new vision of living boldly for God’s glory and daring to do hard things for Him as a teenager. Alex and Brett Har ... discuss

We are unused to referendums in this country, so we tend to think in terms of general elections. Behind much of the coverage of the EU debate is the assumption that voting to leave somehow means put ... discuss

At Vital Signs Ministries’ latest letter-writing party, 11 of us wrote 100 letters and cards dealing with religious freedom as well as pro-life and pro-family issues. (You can find out a few details ... discuss

By Don DeMarco, Ph. D. Science can be inconvenient, even troubling, to those who prefer living by mythology. We find an example of this in the reaction of the National Abortion Rights Action League (N ... discuss

By Mitchell Kalpakgian, Ph.D. In C. S. Lewis’s That Hideous Strength Mark Studdock, a sociologist recruited by an elite circle of progressive thinkers to advance their utopian agenda, has advanced d ... discuss

By Joe Kral In the Christian classic, The Great Divorce, C.S. Lewis pens one of the great lines regarding the battle of Truth and relativism, “There are only two kinds of people in the end: those wh ... discuss

“When they heard that he was alive…they refused to believe it.” (Mark 16:11)  Reflection: On Easter morning, the women who had seen the Risen Lord were greeted by disbelieving apos ... discuss

“Who will roll back the stone for us?” (Mark 16:3) Reflection: On Easter morning, little did the women know that the stone already been rolled away, and that Jesus was alive. But the wome ... discuss

  “Now Thomas …was not with the rest when Jesus came.” (John 20:24) >Reflection: So where was Thomas on that first Easter night? Perhaps he was out looking for Jesus! After ... discuss

The war on Christians continues unabated. Throughout the Middle East, in most of Europe, and even here in the United States, the future of Christianity is becoming bleak. Is there a unified structure ... discuss

When masses of American voters are no longer interested in the “abstractions” and “intricacies” of their Constitution, our last hope may well be working the system beneath all the shouts and t ... discuss

A pro-life leader insists the latest declaration about the Zika virus from the Centers for Disease Control only underscores the need for a change in the culture.The CDC has announced that the Zika vir ... discuss

Is the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life Symbol an example of pandering to Islam?At one time or another we have all looked at a logo and wondered what its meaning is or what hidden subliminal ... discuss

Is there a halo under that zucchetto?Every day when we say the Morning Offering we pray "for the reunion of all Christians." I thought of that when I received this comment from my friend, Fr. Tom Coll ... discuss

Watch the video below from The Remnant, but first my comments.Yes, I respect these "Rad-Trads" who are so systematically ridiculed and dismissed by so many. Who are more faithful to the Church? T ... discuss

Sr. Lucia said late in her life that the final battle would be over the family. And who do we need to fight in that battle? Godly men! Men have always been called to defend the family: to stand in the ... discuss

Thank you to all the readers who have helped celebrate four years of Leaven for the Loaf. Year five is underway, and I’ll keep striving as you do to build a culture where no human being has to r ... discuss

Every city has its hip area with trendy shops offering locally made trinkets, markets for vendors of organically grown produce, and faux-French cafés. Accountants and stockbrokers who wear ... discuss

A number of years ago, my wife and I were contacted by the mother of a sixteen year old girl who had a positive pregnancy test. I will call the teenager Katie(not her real name) and her mother Joanne ... discuss

I have to say — you guys rock! You should see what you have helped to happen here in Antioquia, Colombia. Seven hundred priests and seminarians are enjoying a three day immersion in the Gospel o ... discuss

Just a few hours ago, HLI’s staff in Front Royal gathered in the priests’ residence to say goodbye to Monsignor Ignacio Barreiro before he hopped into the moving truck and headed toward hi ... discuss

 Archbishop of D.C.: Never Has Responsibility to Protect Life Been More Difficult Than in Our DayBy Cardinal Donald Wuerl, Archbishop of Washington, DC. Cardinal Donald Wuerl is pictur ... discuss

 How we communicate the Pro-Life Story to a 21st-Century AudienceBy Dave Andrusko “The bottom line is no woman is going to want an abortion after seeing a sonogram.” — Francesco ... discuss

by Cardinal Donald Wuerl, Archbishop of Washington, DC.: . . . Some of that Word is addressed explicitly to you, the young people, the university students who are at the heart of this University M ... discuss

by Stefano Gennarini, J.D.: Ending negotiations unusually early last Friday, the UN Commission on Population and Development chose to embrace ambiguity on divisive social issues in a resolution about ... discuss

Ideas have consequences, Richard Weaver reminded us years ago. What someone believes will affect his behavior. What society endorses will consummate in certain results. We are living in a time when bl ... discuss

Dear Friends, Modern culture is overloaded with news, social media, electronic images, technological advances, advertisements and so forth. The limits of our time and attention are pressed to new boun ... discuss

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – On Tuesday, Ryan Bomberger of The Radiance Foundation addressed a student forum at Harvard University, a 90-minute discussion on abortion in the black community that turned hostil ... discuss

We put in our application to adopt in February, announced our plan to adopt on Mother’s Day, and became ‘home study ready’ on September 11. In 2014. It’s now been two years of waiting ... discuss

Kathmandu, Nepal, May 3, 2016 / 12:04 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Members of the international Catholic aid agency Caritas visited Nepal last week to mark the anniversary of a devastating earthquake that lef ... discuss

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ARRA News Service Editor: Barack Obama, in normal ham-handed fashion, attempted threatening the British into submission last week on Brexit. And as is usual for "the messiah", his efforts backfired: w ... discuss

"Frizzy Drinks"by Paul Jacob, Contributing Author: Once upon a time, over-indulgence was considered a sin, a vice.Not so much, nowadays.Somewhere along the line, the idea that a little of a good thi ... discuss

Well I’m not sure what you expect. This is the Weekly Town Crier, where I collect and pass along links If interest from the past week. Don’t call it a link-dump. Well, I suppose you could ... discuss

This article was published by Wesley Smith on his blog on April 22, 2016Wesley SmithBy Wesley SmithThere has been a huge and alarming increase in the U.S. suicide rate. From the CDC announcement:  ... discuss

The article was published by First Things on April 29, 2016.Wesley SmithBy Wesley SmithI recently gave a speech to a group of conservative senior citizens in California, arguing against assisted suici ... discuss

The following is the speech delivered by Robert Falcon Ouellette MP (Winnipeg Centre Lib) at 6:30 pm on Monday May 2, 2016, as reported by Hansard.Robert Falcon Ouellette MP (Winnipeg Centre Lib)Madam ... discuss

Last week a brother from my fellowship asked me about abolitionism. Most of the discussion centered around what it means for a preborn human to be alive and why a human ought not to be murdered. It wa ... discuss

Today’s Kindle deals include Same-Sex Attraction by Ed Shaw ($2.99); The Measure of a Man by Gene Getz ($1.99); Jesus Behaving Badly by Mark Strauss ($2.99); The Gospel-Driven Life by Mi ... discuss

Every parent has the responsibility of eventually having “the talk” with their children. You know the talk I mean—the one that finally tells the children where babies come from. I don’ ... discuss

This week's Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored by Zondervan and features books by Michael Horton. There will be 3 winners this week and each of them will receive the following books: Core Chris ... discuss

This sponsored post was written by John Majors a writer and speaker for FamilyLife®. John is a host on Passport2Identity™, a new resource that enables parents of teens to have a life-chang ... discuss

Today’s Kindle deals include just a few: War of the World Views by Ken Ham ($2.99), A Place of Healing by Joni Eareckson Tada ($1.99), and Picture Perfect by Amy Baker ($1.99). Also ... discuss

This weekend’s Kindle deals include Think It Not Strange by John Piper ($2.99) and Read the Bible for Life by George Guthrie ($0.99). You will also find a couple of the Kindle devic ... discuss

Today’s Kindle deals include The Story of Everything by Jared Wilson ($2.99) along with The Insanity of God and The Insanity of Obedience by Nik Ripken ($0.99 each). Also, yesterday ... discuss

Last month the Jubilee Project published a short video in which they ask 50 people 1 simple question: If you could be any age, what age would you be? They ask the question of children and seni ... discuss

Should Christians be engaged in politics?  The answer to that question is "yes!"  Christians are called to participate in society as a whole.  Christians always have been deeply involve ... discuss

The silence of the church on key issues of our day is deafening.  By remaining silent on these issues, for fear of controversy, the church unilaterally makes itself irrelevant.  When it's ju ... discuss

Let no one despise you for your youth, but set the believers an example in speech, in conduct, in love, in faith, in purity. 1 Timothy 4:12 (ESV)It's amazing how God lines things up. Because I've been ... discuss

May is the month of the Blessed Virgin Mary, the Mother of God. As a child, I remember attending a Catholic parochial school named in honor of Mary taught by the Sisters of the Congregation of Notre D ... discuss

TweetWhy do you want to work with CCBR a second Summer?Spending a summer spreading truth about the injustice of abortion opened my eyes to how quickly our culture is sliding backwards. It is not an ex ... discuss

TweetWhat motivated you to join the pro-life movement? What continues to motivate you?Life is beautiful. Life is precious. And life is hard. It’s hard for teen moms to raise kids, its hard for dads ... discuss

TweetWhat motivated you to join the pro-life movement? What continues to motivate you?I am a university student and almost every day there is a new protest, fundraiser, or cause promoted on campus. I ... discuss

TweetBy Caroline SlingerlandIt’s a storm that’s been brewing in my mind for quite some time, but I could never quite express why it made me uncomfortable; I just knew that it did.  Much of it ... discuss

TweetWhy do you want to work with CCBR a second Summer?My internship with CCBR last summer was by far the hardest, yet most rewarding thing I have ever done with my life. The experiences that were had ... discuss

In this world, so much attention is paid to pop culture icons dying and fads.  Why are the papers not covered with this story?  This is true NEWS.  This is a miracle!  Bread has tu ... discuss

by Herman Cain: Stop running from yourself. Learn to like who you really are, and live.I’m starting to think the growing absurdity in our nation’s culture can be explained by a simple but troubl ... discuss

commons image via vimeoProtesters in Ukraine, via WikimediaU.S. Marines in a Wedge Formation, via WikimediaI'd like to tell you about a movement.  It's a movement of young people.  It is a m ... discuss

Guest Post by David MartinOn EWTN’s April 14, World Over Live program hosted by Raymond Arroyo, canon law expert Fr. Gerald Murray and Robert Royal, Catholic author and president of the Faith and Re ... discuss

Fr. George RutlerThere is an account of some poor man with nothing to say for himself, nonetheless begging Alexander the Great for a pittance, only to be astonished when the king handed him more than ... discuss

Several candidates have participated in a circular firing squad, shooting accusations of dishonesty at each other.  Some accusations stick, some don’t. Donald Trump has nick-named Ted Cruz as & ... discuss

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

One great practical benefit of having both morning and evening worship is that it provides an excellent structure to help families sanctify the Lord’s Day. The two worship services become like booke ... discuss

Why has this become a heated political battle and a Supreme Court case? It’s hard to avoid one simple answer: It has happened this way because the Obama administration wanted it to. The president sa ... discuss

“One Nation Under God” is a perceptive and peaceable volume. Throughout the material the authors thoughtfully interact with several thinkers, to include Lesslie Newbigin, N.T. Wright, Martin Luthe ... discuss

Ted Cruz: We Need a “Culture That Values Human Life From Conception to Natural Death” Republican presidential candidate ted Cruz has a consistent pro-life stance and a 100% pro-life vot ... discuss

This weekend’s Kindle deals include: The Secret Thoughts of an Unlikely Convert by Rosaria Butterfield ($0.99); The Jesus Storybook Bible by Sally Lloyd-Jones ($3.99); Depressi ... discuss

Maddie Crum's Huffington Post article "Why Sex Scenes Matter for Young Readers" is important reading for anyone who wants to understand current trends in youth literature, or youth culture in general. ... discuss

The Canadian government has tabled its new euthanasia bill–and as expected, it will be the most radical in the world. Since the death doctor need not be present at the demise, the bill creates an u ... discuss

  GRAYSON, KY – SEPTEMBER 8: Rowan County Clerk of Courts Kim Davis holds her hands in the air with her attorney Mat Staver (R) and Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee in front ... discuss

Dear Friends, News about the persecution of Christians around the world has become more frequent and more vivid. We are jarred by the growing stream of photos showing bloodied corpses and crying child ... discuss

Republican presidential candidate ted Cruz has a consistent pro-life stance and a 100% pro-life voting record as a member of the Senate. In his latest comments advancing the cause of life, the Texas s ... discuss

BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — The son of Malian photographer Malick Sidibe, whose black-and-white images captured popular culture in 1960s Bamako, says Sidibe has died. He was 80 years old. ... discuss

“We who are many are one body, for we all partake of the one bread” (1 Cor. 10:17). Reflection: When we call each other “brothers and sisters,” we are not merely using a met ... discuss

  This essay was first published, with illustrations, in Life Matters Journal Volume 4 Issue 2 — October 2015.ckquote>   The Oxford English Dictionary defines “humanize” as ... discuss

Tuptim and Topsy realize that their schedules don't allow time after class for a visit to the coffee shop or library to go over Chapter Three. Instead they decide to study the chapter intensively befo ... discuss

Also, many feel like they do not fit into the box that’s promoted as “biblical womanhood.” Single women feel left out because women’s roles tend to focus heavily on being a wife and mother. Wo ... discuss

Jeremiah 29:11 does not promise you money, marriage, a job, a win at the meet, healing for you or a loved one, political freedom – all of which we tend to feel entitled to in this culture.  And it ... discuss

By Stephanie Pacheco This is the second of two reflections on the Holy Father’s recent exhortation. Read the first here. Having discussed some of the tone and controversy, what does Pope Francis ... discuss

by Jim Mullen, Contributing Author: The American electoral process, especially on the federal level, has always been something less than genteel. From the earliest days of our founding, political off ... discuss

Poland’s President Andrzej Duda,center, and his wife Agata Kornhauser-Duda attend a Mass as part of Poland’s celebration of 1,050 years of the nation’s Catholicism at the 10th-century cathedra ... discuss

Discrimination against people with disabilities and physical defects is pervasive in today’s culture. Recently, a newborn baby girl with physical abnormalities faced discrimination from a family ... discuss

Abuja, Nigeria, Apr 14, 2016 / 04:05 pm (Aid to the Church in Need).- Two years ago, radical Islamists with the militant group Boko Haram stormed a school in Chibok, Nigeria, kidnapping 276 teen girl ... discuss

Vatican City, Apr 14, 2016 / 02:39 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The world continues to be “hostile to the Gospel,” just as it was four centuries ago when St. John Ogilvie was martyred for his fait ... discuss

Simply ignoring the pro-life message is not enough for some abortion activists. They feel they have to silence it, and some times they commit crimes to do so. This week, California Catholic Daily repo ... discuss

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

One of the great benefits of attending a Christian conference is undoubtedly the singing.  Each year during the G3 Conference, I try to record some of the congregational singing just to file away an ... discuss

Protect the Order of Freedom. Islam baffles the Western world. A PC-induced inability to face the fundamentals, translates into ineffective counter punches. Thus, meeting the challenge is hindered. C ... discuss

Today’s Kindle deals include Starlight & Time by Russell Humphreys ($2.99); Preaching to a Shifting Culture by Various ($2.99); and Depression by Ed Welch ($2.99). Porch P ... discuss

Editorial Cartoon by AF Brancoby Gary Bauer, Contributing Author: Whenever the subject of Muslim immigration comes up, the debate often centers around whether we have an effective process to weed out ... discuss

But the Bible is surprisingly quiet when it comes to laying out a system of courtship. Courtship Systems are cultural, and the Bible rarely advocates one cultural approach over another. God’s heart ... discuss

Gender confusion is thus one powerful expression of spiritual confusion and of Oneist rebellion, which are both answered in the Christian Gospel. Homosexuality plunges many into a morass of confusion ... discuss

By Stephanie Pacheco Amoris Laetitia is turning heads. The commentary in the short few days since its release on the morning of Friday, April 8, has been eruptive. Slate Magazine, admittedly not the c ... discuss

  Guest blog post by Anthony Jones I had no idea what I was getting into. I thought it would just be something that I worked on for half an hour a week before sharing it with a few friends. Littl ... discuss

  Townhall.com recently published an op-ed by March for Life Assistant Director Bethany Goodman entitled “Categorizing Women Who Seek Abortions as Criminals is not Pro-Woman.” Each ye ... discuss

I have two Bible stories for you.One day the Israelite people are camped on the border of the country of Moab. They were getting along swimmingly and romance blossomed. Moses, their leader, was upset ... discuss

Today the Ohio House Health and Aging Committee began hearings on legislation that would require abortion businesses to treat the bodies of aborted babies humanely after the abortion. The bill came a ... discuss

The big-name couple that once made headlines for practicing abstinence is now capturing attention for their God-centered relationship. Singer Ciara graced the cover of Essence magazine’s May issue. ... discuss

Despite a great deal of controversy, Arkansas State Medical Board voted on Thursday to use the life-affirming terms “unborn child” and “unborn human individual” in abortion-related regulations ... discuss

Pleased to present the Catechism of Pastoral PracticeThe study group is meeting in the basement of St. Athanasias Church. Fr. Jimmy and Sr. Joanie [Chittister] are leading the sessions. There are sixt ... discuss

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

I'm concerned about what's happening in the health care field. I was involved in fighting for the lives of both Terri Schiavo and Hugh Finn, brain damaged individuals deliberately starved and dehydrat ... discuss

I’m pleased to share this announcement with you about an event taking place in Rochester, New Hampshire at the end of this month. You’ll find contact information below. 5th Annual Cultur ... discuss

One of my favorite movie scenes is from the 1990 comedy Kindergarten Cop starring Arnold Schwarzenegger. His character, an undercover cop, makes an immediate fool of himself interrogating his new s ... discuss

By Veronica Arntz One of the many principles of Catholic social doctrine is the idea of the universal destination of goods, meaning that God has designed the world such that all of its goods can satis ... discuss

By Joe Kral Recently, Indiana Governor Mike Pence signed House Bill 1337, a bill that was drafted for the purpose of accomplishing many pro-life initiatives. From trying to accomplish reasonable abort ... discuss

The current “politically correct” viewpoint argues that pluralism – the acceptance and celebration of differing religions, philosophies and ideologies -- contributes to the strength of America. ... discuss

Contact: April Hefner, Belmont University, 615-460-6641 NASHVILLE, April 12, 2016 /Christian Newswire/ -- Today Belmont University announced the formation of the Belmont Institute for Church Leadersh ... discuss

Yesterday, Warren Cole Smith spoke at the Family Research Council on "Restoring All Things," the book that he co-wrote with John Stonestreet to help Christians regain a sense of hope in what looks lik ... discuss

Lee-Barnwell pleads that our theology of ministry for both men and women “should be able to show how the ministry of leaders points toward God, not the leaders themselves, and highlights the power o ... discuss

Img via 'State of the Nation' (2012): War Epidemic and The Need for Radical Wisdomby Nelson Hultberg, Contributing Author: What are the sources of the interminable wars throughout the world today? Why ... discuss

Bill Whittle is back with another Firewall video. This time, he's taking down the Social Justice Warriors, the first warriors to faint at the sight of a penknife. They have a new weapon to show off th ... discuss

Sen. Thune: ‘Keeping Americans Safe From Future Attacks Is A Top Priority In This Senate’SEN. JOHN THUNE (R-SD): “Events around the world and security lapses at U.S. airports necessitate new p ... discuss

Thomas Cole, the Course of Empire: DestructionThe mallet strikes hard wood and there you are, in the defendant chair. A court has been convened, the judge sits high on the bench robbed in black, and ... discuss

Academia Marginalizes American Demographics in Failing Quest for “Tolerance” – the one-sighted progressive plague sweeping yet another one of our nation’s core pillars. The Au ... discuss

Washington D.C., Apr 9, 2016 / 06:57 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Reflecting on Pope Francis' apostolic exhortation on love in the family, two professors at the John Paul II Institute have emphasized the clos ... discuss

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The decision by the North Carolina legislature and Gov. Pat McCrory to overturn Charlotte's anti-discrimination ordinance for LGBT citizens isn't simply another skirmish in the ... discuss

And there you go. Just like sand in the hourglass, like waters under a troubled bridge, like the sound of silence. Another week gone by. And what do you have to show for it? Did you help someone this ... discuss

Doctor Brian Clowes and I are on our way back to Virginia from the Philippines. We had a whirlwind week, speaking to many laity, priests, bishops, and seminarians about the need to be bold and faithfu ... discuss

We’ve been talking a lot about motivation recently. Why is that? Well, because we believe that cultivating self-motivation in young people is more valuable than handing them $1,000,000. It̵ ... discuss

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Lawyers for Ohio State University have asked a judge to dismiss a lawsuit by a former marching band director fired for allowing a "sexualized culture" within the band. ... discuss

This week's Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored by Zondervan who also sponsored the blog this week. They are offering 5 prizes this week which means that 5 winners will each receive the following ... discuss

Lyndon Unger is a pastor, teacher, and blogger at Watch Your Life and Doctrine Closely…. He recently wrote a series on Biblical modesty, and joins the show this month to discuss what he found i ... discuss

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

“Ask the Lord of the harvest to send forth laborers for his harvest” (Matthew 9:38). Reflection: The future of the priesthood is in the seminarians of today. Their training needs to mak ... discuss

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — The Portuguese government's head of culture quit Friday after causing an outcry by threatening on social media to slap two newspaper critics. ... discuss

The Christian church now finds itself facing a new reality. The church no longer represents the central core of Western culture. Though outposts of Christian influence remain, these are exceptions rat ... discuss

It’s comparatively easy for you and me to pray for ourselves, our families, and our friends. But how can we learn how to pray more fervently and consistently for our local churches? For one, we just ... discuss

What hasn’t been publicly seen from Driscoll however, is any show of heartfelt brokenness at, or apology for, mistakes made. I’d argue that as a public figure, any repentance and restorati ... discuss

This is a biblical novel. It is about the sister of Moses. She is the primary character. The author, Mesu Andrews, is the award-winning author of Love Amid the Ashes and numerous other novels. She ... discuss

Although I've loved Little Women for as long as I can remember, I somehow (scandalous!) never got around to reading Little Men and Jo's Boys. I just finished Little Men today ... discuss

Once again, celebrity Scarlett Johansson is playing defense for Planned Parenthood. The May 2016 issue of women’s magazine Cosmopolitan features 31-year-old actress Scarlett Johansson (The Avengers ... discuss

In the series "Not everything biblical is Christian" I've stayed on Bible texts specifically. For those who know the lingo, I have been proof-texting, pulling up a text, contrasting it to the life of ... discuss

Bathroom battles continue in North Carolina. PayPalcancelling plans to open a new operations center inNorth Carolina costing the state  400 new jobs.PayPal CEO Dan Schulman blasted North Car ... discuss

by James R. Harrigan: It’s hard to fathom now, but there was a time, a long time actually, when superheroes were the colorful embodiment of the American cause. In the comic book world, from roughly ... discuss

As Chuck Colson said, our worldview determines how we live. And even how we treat our dead. ... discuss

When was the last time you talked to a woman who had suffered, with regret, through the abortion process? As you listened to her tell her story, what did you learn? Did you hear her regret, frustratio ... discuss

By presenting prominent awards to both Vice President Joe Biden and the Little Sisters of the Poor, the University of Notre Dame has once again set up a contradictory example of how Catholic colleges ... discuss

Bill Nye Is Not “The Philosophy Guy” - Culture, Science - Aleteia.org – Worldwide Catholic Network Sharing Faith Resources for those seeking Truth – Aleteia.org div> ... discuss

“The greatest question of our time,” offered historian Will Durant, “is not communism versus individualism, not Europe versus America, not even East versus the West; it is whether me ... discuss

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Every Friday during the Alaska legislative session, a growing group of state lawmakers trades suit coats and sweater sets for a loose-fitting traditional Alaska Native garment ... discuss

People often say “We’ve got to teach them the value of the hymns” which they tend to associate with a traditional musical style. If by learning the value of hymns, you mean having a more robust ... discuss

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

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

Naturally, it does not really bother us to find seemingly contradictory proverbs in our own cultural wisdom. But when we discover them in the Bible, we find ourselves wrestling with questions about th ... discuss

In a serious, probing article in Christianity Today, political scientist David Koyzis argues that American Christians are facing an increasingly hostile culture, one which may drive them to a position ... discuss

He has saved us and called us to a holy life—not because of anything we have done but because of his own purpose and grace. This grace was given us in Christ Jesus before the beginning of time,2 T ... discuss

CNN's Michaela Pereira drifted into the realm of the politically incorrect on the 5 April 2016 edition of New Day during a panel discussion on the Islamist terrorist attacks in Paris and Brussels. Pe ... discuss

The intellectual class drives our public policy discussions. Perhaps that is why there is such a push for eugenics in reproduction. The latest example comes from Stanford bioethicist Hank Greely, who ... discuss

For years, I have documented the growing calls within bioethics and organ transplant medicine to kill the dead donor rule to allow live organ harvesting. Over at First Things, I note that euthanasia ... discuss

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A former Vanderbilt football player being retried for rape appears to have abandoned attempts to blame college culture. Instead, a lawyer for Cory Batey told jurors during op ... discuss

We call upon all people of good will to listen to the call of the Mother of God and to join with great love and devotion the defense of the civilization of life and love, which is under serious threat ... discuss

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

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In a strong victory for unborn babies and moms, Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey signed three pro-life measures into law on Thursday. “Today, Arizona spoke loud and clear: not on our watch will the body part ... discuss

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

Today marks the eleventh anniversary of the grotesque death by starvation and dehydration of Terri Schindler Schiavo. Her courageous brother wrote today “The inhumanity of what happened to her will ... discuss

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




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