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On Monday, the Boys Scouts of America voted to allow gay adults to lead troops and work in the organization, while still letting church-chartered troops make their own decisions on this issue. While t ... discuss

Peter C. Newman rails against Liberal arrogance. This sounds about right:I first became aware of their institutionalized arrogance when, as an Ottawa columnist for Maclean’s, I found myself research ... discuss

Jesus proposed a parable to the crowds.“The Kingdom of heaven is like a mustard seedthat a person took and sowed in a field.It is the smallest of all the seeds,yet when full-grown it i ... discuss

So you didn't know that you as an American taxpayer were funding the baby-crunching, body parts-selling Planned Parenthood (or as some call it, Planned Promiscuity) organization? Well, you do, whether ... discuss

Lately I've noticed that there have been a number of articles about the importance of self-care (Modern Mrs. Darcy's post was the one that really inspired me with its simplicity yet effectiveness)... ... discuss

On July 20, a father shared on social media that he and his girlfriend were moments away from having an abortion when they decided to walk out of the abortion clinic. The post reads, “I was 16 when ... discuss

In new comments on Monday, Senator Rand Paul said he is confident the Senate will vote soon on legislation that would de-fund the Planned Parenthood abortion business. In the wake of two shocking vide ... discuss

Actually, she aborted my little sister just after Roe v. Wade was decided, legalizing the slaughter of preborn American children. I was conceived shortly before Roe v. Wade and was protected by the la ... discuss

BELMONT, Mich. (AP) — Lexi Thompson made sure she didn't beat herself — and ended up defeating everyone else. ... discuss

LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — John Russell Houser was deeply troubled long before he shot 11 people in a movie theater in Louisiana, but decades of mental problems didn't keep him from buying the handgun he ... discuss

Last night I felt a pretty intense attack... but unlike any panic attacks I've had. I wasn't shaking. I didn't feel like I couldn't breathe nor was there a heaviness on my chest. I wasn't lightheaded. ... discuss

In August 2014, Elizabeth Diamond was diagnosed with stage four brain cancer. Diamond lived with her four daughters in New York but passed away this past April. However, her girls won’t be left with ... discuss

A woman was at her hairdresser’s getting her hair styled for a trip to Rome with her husband.. She mentioned the trip to the hairdresser, who responded: ” Rome? Why would anyone want to ... discuss

The recently released Planned Parenthood videos have been making the rounds and rousing ire. When the first one was released, I wanted to really dig in and go into detail about how shady Planned Paren ... discuss

If God meant my salvation to be solely for the purpose of me knowing Him, fellowshiping with Him and fellow saints in spirit and in truth, then why am I still here? Because really, I can do all these ... discuss

Washington D.C., Jul 25, 2015 / 06:37 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Human trafficking. It’s been called “modern-day slavery” and a “silent epidemic.” It affects tens of millions e ... discuss

CHICAGO (AP) — Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich may still end up serving all of his 14-year prison term despite an appeals court ruling that he didn't break the law when he sought to secure a po ... discuss

It is with a heavy heart that I address the second of the inflammatory videos accusing Planned Parenthood of profiteering from the sale of organs and tissues from aborted babies. Planned Parenthood ce ... discuss

Image courtesy of Ashley Ella Design.I don't think many people noticed but I was completely M.I.A. on Twitter a couple of days this week. I probably would've gone more days without tweeting except I g ... discuss

Mark Steyn commetns on the Planned Parenthood Baby Parts Scandal.The Rebel Media is raising $25 000 for Life Issues Journalism. So far they have only raised $1856 as of posting. You really need t ... discuss

But there’s another kind of differing believer. Believe me, you will encounter them. They’re the ones who refuse to accept others who make differing judgment calls. Instead, they keep push ... discuss

In the wake of the scandal revolving around the Planned Parenthood abortion business selling the body parts of aborted babies, pro-life Americans are questioning every company and politician who have ... discuss

One of the things I have felt most deeply over the past several years is regret. It has weighed down on my entire being like a ton of bricks. Did I ruin God's plan for my life?Through the years, when ... discuss

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A train that derailed and spilled 35,000 gallons of oil in northeastern Montana was traveling within authorized speed limits, federal officials said Monday as they continued t ... discuss

Gaza City, Jul 23, 2015 / 04:04 am (CNA/EWTN News).- One year after an outbreak of violence between the Israeli military and Hamas militants in Gaza, Catholic Relief Services is helping conflict victi ... discuss

I was in a meeting not long ago when the speaker was talking and sharing some personal stories. I’m not going to give all the details here, but it was clear that he assumed that everybody in the ... discuss

How many women did I counsel for second-trimester abortions? I can't even remember. Second-trimester abortions at the clinic where I worked were common place, usually a few were done every two weeks. ... discuss

That is the system in which Medicare reports its findings to the Medicare supplement insurance companies. Without the vital information, the insurance companies don’t know about a claim to pay. The ... discuss

MIAMI (AP) — Mayra Rios didn't want to leave her native Puerto Rico. But the constant bullying that her autistic son faced at school and the lack of services available to him were the last blow. ... discuss

NEW YORK (AP) — Taylor Swift and Nicki Minaj traded words on Twitter after the rapper said she was upset she didn't earn a nomination for video of the year at the MTV Video Music Awards. ... discuss

TweetBy Dan ZelenyAbout two weeks ago, my wife Rachelle gave birth to a beautiful baby girl named Sophie Marie. As I'm sure most know or can appreciate, it was a life-changing event for both of us and ... discuss

Republican presidential candidate Chris Christie says the new videos showing Planned Parenthood officials arranging for the sale of body parts of aborted babies is another reason why the abortion busi ... discuss

ENOUGH! ENTIRE ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY SAYS ‘NO MORE’ TO SOCIAL JUSTICE WARRIORS A sampling of resistance to political correctness. I think it's a small sampling. I think the entertainment world is ... discuss

This is the strongest field of Republican candidates in 35 years.--Charles KrauthammerFor the first time since Bush got re-elected in 2004, I am excited about the Republican field of candidates for pr ... discuss

by Gary Bauer, Contributing Author:   "Death To America" - Anyone hoping that President Obama's nuclear deal with Iran would lead to better relations with the Islamic Republic got a rude aw ... discuss

I hear quite frequently refrains such as:"I left the Church because Father so and so looked at me wrong" or "Father didn't react in the way I'd hoped he would" etc.Look, folks, we deal with real wacko ... discuss

A medical expert believes the Food and Drug Administration needs to take precautionary action to warn women using birth control pill Essure. Side effects of Essure range from headaches and cramps ... discuss

Summertime, with our regular television shows on hiatus, means we can catch up a little on our movie viewing. These are mostly big movies that I was curious about. They surprised me in ways I didn't e ... discuss

On July 20, 1913, Emma Chandler, age 20, died suddenly from complications of a criminal abortion perpetrated the previous day. In a deathbed statement, she named Dr. J.A. Richmond as her abortionist ... discuss

Last week, the Center for Medical Progress released a damning undercover video in which a senior official at Planned Parenthood discussed the organization’s practice of manipulating an abortion to s ... discuss

Who are we? Often we don’t even know: If last year’s debates about Britishness demonstrated anything, it’s that a culture cannot be reduced to a checklist of its most popular dishes and lan ... discuss

From C.S. Lewis in Mere Christianity:Suppose one reads a story of filthy atrocities in the paper. Then suppose that something turns up suggesting that the story might not be quite true, or not quite ... discuss

In 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor no one sat around wringing their hands and wondering “why did they do this to us?” Instead, they responded that if the Japanese want war, we ... discuss

I just haven't had time lately.I'm not complaining. Life is good and busy, and the busy-ness is all of the good variety. I just feel as if I haven't had time lately to sit down with my friends (you!) ... discuss

Via Ismael 'Ish' Lopez's Facebook page: How every single Marine feels right now:Congratulations, ISIS. ion, and yesterday, you got it. Only, you chose the wrong people to seek that attention from. ... discuss

I was recently introduced to an article written by one Seth Millstein, called How to Argue Pro-Choice: 11 Arguments Against Abortion Access, Debunked [sic]. Let's ignore the misplaced comma for a mome ... discuss

Four Marines are dead. Gunned down in cold blood by a cowardly terrorist named Mohammod Youssuf Abdulazeez in Chattanooga, TN. These four Marines will never go home. Four families’ lives are for ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - Mister Tony's Christian Words and Music For Kids I hope you didn’t get up on the wrong side of the bed this morning. I almost did. When I woke up, it was still dark … Rea ... discuss

Holstein cow grazes by a pond in Lancaster, NH.Photo credit: Bloomberg.by Sean Hackbarth, Contributing Author: Now more than ever, every time it rains, one Indiana farmer fears his land will be declar ... discuss

First off, I want to say a huge "thank you!" to everyone who prayed for me over the weekend and earlier this week. As I mentioned in my last post, I felt myself going through a metaphorical desert for ... discuss

Thursday of the Fifteenth Week in Ordinary Time(Click here for readings)By SOPHIE DRUFFNERMoses, hearing the voice of the LORD from the burning bush, said to him,“When I go to the children of Is ... discuss

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) — Danny Willett of England set the target Friday in the British Open. It didn't take Dustin Johnson long to get there. ... discuss

Unless you live in North Korea, you probably knew that Amazon, (the giant on-line retailer) celebrated their 20th anniversary by throwing themselves a party with, what they proclaimed would be “ ... discuss

In the wake of the scandal surrounding the Planned Parenthood abortion business selling the body parts of aborted babies, Republican presidential candidate Scott Walker is helping to lead the charge t ... discuss

1.  First of all, I would like to thank Matthew Coffin at  Big C Catholics for the wonderful review of my book, Seven Saints for Seven Virtues. This is the best and most comprehensive review ... discuss

Well, Doug just posted some excellent thoughts on marriage and the recent High Court ruling. Here’s my 2 cents (the going rate I might add, a bargain? You decide) Over and over and over from the ... discuss

There’s a reason rising star Megyn Kelly was given a chance to host her own show on the Fox News Channel. She has an amazing gift of cutting to the chance and not accepting any equivocation from ... discuss

The internet is abuzz about recently released video that looks very damning for Planned Parenthood in general, and their Medical Services Director, Dr. Deborah Nucatola, in particular.Not many people ... discuss

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senior Democrats pushed back Thursday against an undercover government probe of President Barack Obama's health care law, saying it didn't uncover any real fraud. ... discuss

WHEATON, Md. (AP) — The indictment of a suspect in the 40-year-old slaying of two sisters who were abducted from a suburban Maryland mall leaves prosecutors with a challenging task: proving that a m ... discuss

Hey JohnboyAccording to the epilogue of Job, the last chapter, most of the book portrays God falsely.Job 42:7 After the LORD had said these things to Job, he said to Eliphaz the Temanite, "I am angry ... discuss

In the wake of The Center for Medical Progress’s release on July 14 of a video (1.94 MILLION views and counting), which implicates Planned Parenthood Federation of America and its affiliates ... discuss

 I haven't finished reading any of the following books yet, but felt ready to start talking about them anyway.Born for Love: Why Empathy is Essential - and Endangered, is written by the same team ... discuss

With the recent Supreme Court decision regarding same-sex marriage, many churches are seeking to respond in ways that clarify where they stand on the subject, and this often involves the drafting of ... discuss

Toluca, Mexico, Jul 16, 2015 / 12:00 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Three Mexican bishops have spoken out in recent days about public sector corruption in their nation, highlighting the escape of the drug lord ... discuss

BASTROP, Texas (AP) — No citizens were rounded up and imprisoned at Wal-Mart. Tanks didn't rumble down city streets in a declaration of martial law. ... discuss

As a 'damn Yankee' -- that is, a Northerner who came to the South and didn't leave -- the Confederate Flag has never really held meaning for me. I understood that for most who displayed it, it meant a ... discuss

So the summer has begun. I officially quit adding to the weekly assignment list spiral over a week ago and we are in our first 2 month summer break in a long while. We have homeschooled year round by ... discuss

Wednesday of the Fifteenth Week in Ordinary Time(Click here for readings) By Benedict Augustine“There an angel of the LORD appeared to him in fireflaming out of a bush.As he looked on, he w ... discuss

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A 1-pound squirrel and 90-pound dog didn't let their size disparity stop them from dueling. ... discuss

Not many people will have time to slog through the entire video, nearly three hours of the lunch meeting between two investigators from the Center for Medical Progress and Dr. Deborah Nucotela, the Me ... discuss

GRANADA, Colombia (AP) — At first, Sandra Gonzalez didn't think much of the guerrillas burying objects on the dirt road outside her isolated, cinder-block farmhouse as they prepared to leave town 12 ... discuss

"Yea doubtless, and I count all things but loss for the excellency of the knowledge of Christ Jesus my Lord: for whom I have suffered the loss of all things, and do count them but dung, that I may win ... discuss

We’re presently living an an age of church decline across America.  Every year we see the statistics plastered before our eyes in printed reports regarding the decline of the church and the ri ... discuss

BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — The Washington State Department of Transportation says crews are searching for a small, private plane that didn't reach its destination in Lynden, Washington, on Saturday. ... discuss

So the Chinese stock market is collapsing and has gone no-bid and is being shut down, prices on the street in Greece are already being quoted in Drachma, and now the NYSE has gone no bid, and it is be ... discuss

I'm walking through the desert again. I'm sure this is surprising to most since I'm pretty good at not showing emotions when there's something going on with me... but I felt the need to share this for ... discuss

Aboard the papal plane, Jul 13, 2015 / 11:43 am (CNA).- In the course of his 64 minute in-flight press conference while en route to Rome, Pope Francis answered questions ranging from politics, his upc ... discuss

In reading Chesterton, as in reading MacDonald, I did not know what I was letting myself in for. A young man who wishes to remain a sound Atheist cannot be too careful of his reading. There are traps ... discuss

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama cut the prison sentences of 46 non-violent offenders on Monday, including 14 who were serving life sentences, saying "their punishments didn't fit the crime. ... discuss

In England, 18-year-old Reanne Ractoo has won multiple international climbing competitions despite being completely blind and having cerebral palsy. It is remarkable that Reanne is a climber because c ... discuss

Yesterday, we continued our series through the Gospel of Mark.  I preached from Mark 6:30-44 which is the record of Jesus feeding the multitude of 5,000 men plus the women and children.  The only m ... discuss

Did you know that your elected representatives in government work for YOU, and that they are accountable to YOU? If you didn't, you should, and you should also know how well your employee is doing th ... discuss

Asunción, Paraguay, Jul 12, 2015 / 04:13 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis tossed aside his prepared remarks in a talk to thousands of Paraguay's young people – urging the crowd to go again ... discuss

Asunción, Paraguay, Jul 12, 2015 / 08:53 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On his final day in South America Pope Francis visited the poorest neighborhood in Paraguay’s capitol, encouraging residents to ... discuss

Hey Anon!Let me break it down for you:Many abortion supporters say that Abortion should be allowed to save the life of the mother.Well, there is no medical evidence to substantiate the claim that abor ... discuss

If you’re under 50, this term may be new to you. While suturing a cut on the hand of a 75 year old rancher whose hand was caught in the squeeze gate while working cattle, the doctor struck up ... discuss

I enjoyed O’Reilly’s Legends and Lies. And he followed it up with an hour show on each character. So we had bad guys, Good guys, and maybe some psychos. But I always get a kick out of O ... discuss

Asunción, Paraguay, Jul 11, 2015 / 08:29 am (CNA/EWTN News).- There is one way to annoy Jesus, Pope Francis said on Saturday: Keep the children from coming to him. The Roman Pontiff was speaking ... discuss

"The same day there came certain of the Pharisees, saying unto him, Get thee out, and depart hence: for Herod will kill thee. And he said unto them, Go ye, and tell that fox, Behold, I cast out devils ... discuss

I have no problem with most hunting, but there is no way I could pull the trigger on one of these guys. For those of you who do enjoy deer hunting I do know the herds need to be thinned, and I know if ... discuss

Saint Justa, Bartolomé Esteban MurilloThe Meadows MuseumOnce again, I'm going to remind anyone living in Dallas that The Meadows Museum at SMU is the city's best kept secret.Thursday nights are free ... discuss

Judge puts children in juvenile detention because they won’t have lunch with their father (or have any sort of relationship with him).  I realize that divorces are bitter, acrimonious and a cas ... discuss

Los Angeles, Calif., Jul 9, 2015 / 08:28 pm (CNA).- The California state legislature has abandoned efforts to pass a measure that would legalize physician-assisted suicide – for now. Sponsors ... discuss

Outspoken feminist once wrote a column where she mocked the high rate of male suicide rates and said she didn’t care. It was really quite horrifically hate-filled and hostile. Her favorite son ... discuss

Gee... I wonder why the Pope didn't like it? (he says with sarcasm)Pope Francis apparently not amused by 'communist crucifix' :: Catholic News Agency (CNA) div> ... discuss

Raisin Walnut Muffins(Walnuts optional)With golden oat topping The recipe called for dates, but I didn’t have enough dates, so I used raisins instead. I also wanted them to be heartier, so I add ... discuss

It took Sherry at Semicolon to put a name to my recent reading problem. She talked about nothing appealing to her and said she was in a reading slump.Yes! It's funny how having a label often brings fo ... discuss

In Texas, a couple spent $100,000 on seven rounds of IVF to ensure that they would conceive a daughter after having two sons. The pair, Rose and Vincent Costa, told Yahoo Parenting that, “It’s bee ... discuss

I love the first:Always use the term "holy matrimony" for authentic marriage. What a beautiful term. My husband Larry will celebrate 46 years of "holy matrimony" this October. What a reminder of the s ... discuss

I was going to look into this Order, but it looks like the Vatican just pulled this out of its butt and didn't follow canonical procedure.Is anybody going to suffer excommunication over this? Of cours ... discuss

Every good Catholic boy and girl remembers the parable of the two men praying in the temple, the Pharisee and the "Publican" (a title given to a tax collector in the ancient Roman Empire, and an objec ... discuss

A President can make a difference. The above reflects the mindset of our current pResident who infamously told us - "You didn't build that." As presidential contender, Donald Trump has a diffe ... discuss

by Brian Burch, CatholicVote:Too many Christians, not enough lions.” That’s what one LGBT activist just wrote on a website covering our video. Left-wing websites didn't expect this from the Catho ... discuss

by Paul Jacob, Contributing Author: Last week National Review reported that Republicans in the U.S. House have long been pondering impeachment of IRS Commissioner John Koskinen for stonewalling about ... discuss

Quito, Ecuador, Jul 7, 2015 / 10:29 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In his second homily while visiting Ecuador, Pope Francis spoke on Tuesday of the importance of fostering unity through evangelization, which h ... discuss

Vatican City, Jul 7, 2015 / 10:48 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On the first full day of his apostolic journey to South America Pope Francis had already drawn more than 1 million people to his first public Mas ... discuss

Support for Israel is waning in the Democrat Party.  The Times of Israel’s editor, David Horovitz, posted an important yesteday article showing that Israel is rapidly losing support among D ... discuss

In June, Debbie King went in for her 20-week ultrasound of her unborn daughter and noticed that she looks exactly like her late grandmother. She explained, “The scan was on the side of my fridge ... discuss

Lahore, Pakistan, Jul 6, 2015 / 12:01 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Police last week saved a Christian couple from a mob in Pakistan that attempted to kill them for allegedly committing blasphemy, the latest s ... discuss

In the United Kingdom, Amy Fynn’s daughter, Lilia, wasn’t breathing when she was born and doctors initially thought she was dead. For nine unbearable minutes, Amy watched as doctors attempted to r ... discuss

In the United Kingdom, 20-year-old Simon Easterbrook stabbed his pregnant ex-girlfriend with a knife and beat her while screaming “I’m going to kick that baby out of you.” The woman, who was 18- ... discuss

The weekend All-Ireland Rally for Life saw more than 25,000 pro-life people line the streets in Dublin, Ireland to speak up against abortion. The rally had support from pro-life people across the Irel ... discuss

Yesterday, we continued our series through Mark’s gospel.  I preached from Mark 6:14-29.  In this text we see Herod’s fear of Jesus and the detailed description of Herod’s deprave ... discuss

It is not the church that is telling people today that a life without sexual fulfillment is not worth living. That is the message of our culture, not of our savior. Jesus himself came with a message ... discuss

detail, Childe Hassam, Flags on the WaldorfLiterally, as I'm typing on this Independence Day, a hard rain is falling in Washington, DC, as it has been every day -- with intermittent bursts of spectacu ... discuss

San Francisco’s sanctuary city policy claims another citizen’s life At the same time that the news media pile on with negative stories about presidential candidate Donald Trump’s comments ab ... discuss

Free!! The Story of Jesus in Harmony with the Gospels – KJV AmazonReader Review: This is the book I have been longing for. The author has put the happenings of the Anunciation, the birth, the f ... discuss

CLEVELAND (AP) — Police detectives threatened a 12-year-old witness to make him offer false testimony in a murder case and fabricated statements by him, according to a federal lawsuit filed Thursday ... discuss

New preamble to the constitution This is probably the best e-mail I’ve seen in a long, long time. The following has been attributed to Lewis Napper, a Jackson, Mississippi computer programmer. ... discuss

First: I'd like to wish a very Happy Independence Day to my fellow Americans. Remember that divide we fall, united we stand. Just sayin'. ;)Second: Happy Bl. Pier Giorgio Frassati feast day. No, I'm n ... discuss

I like most holidays. They give us a chance to celebrate important people and events. It's just the celebrating part that sometimes gets to me.Fireworks that frighten the dog. Lots of people who ... discuss

These will be quick, spoiler-free reviews on a DVD and a couple of books on Bl. Pier Giorgio Frassati. If you want more info on them, feel free to ask me; fangirl is always looking for a reason to tal ... discuss

Growing up can be a bumpy road, and it's no exception for Riley, who is uprooted from her Midwest life when her father starts a new job in San Francisco. Like all of us, Riley is guided by her emotion ... discuss

Physician assisted suicide is now legal in some states, and may or not be soon in California. For those discouraged by such laws, whether they have been diagnosed with a terminal illness or not, and f ... discuss

He/she was! Until he/she wasn't! Now ain't that the funniest thing you ever heard of America? From Grumpy Elder - Feds 'deported' 900,000 illegals, but they remain in U.S. A few of the "little" det ... discuss

NEW YORK (AP) — Chips made out of broccoli, chickpeas and kale. Wine-spiked ice cream. Popcorn that didn't quite fulfill its destiny. ... discuss

Last autumn, it happened. All of my fear, excitement, trepidation, dreaming, praying, hoping, and searching ended. I got my first job. It was a momentous occasion. A first job usually is. Ask almost ... discuss

I’m sure that you’ve probably heard of Paperback Swap by now, but I just had to share about it in case you haven’t. I love swapping books and finding things that our local libraries ... discuss

Abortion activists have assaulted a group of pro-life people in Albuquerque, New Mexico who set up a display of pro-life signs on an overpass bridge in order to share the pro-life perspective with mot ... discuss

CENTER LOVELL, Maine (AP) — Maine State Police and the attorney general's office say an innkeeper didn't violate state law in an essay contest in which her 210-year-old country inn was the prize. ... discuss

This upcoming Sunday, I will be preaching from Mark 6 on the death of John the Baptist.  As we consider how his head ended up on a platter, it provides an important commentary on the recent events w ... discuss

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — When Sacramento police arrested black activist Maile Hampton over her role in a Black Lives Matter protest in January, they didn't charge her with obstructing traffic, tres ... discuss

by Tom Balek, Contributing Author: In 1966 I was a junior high kid in small-town Montana when I got my first - and maybe most important - lesson in economics and personal finance.That year was a whirl ... discuss

I was never one for talking about serious topics. I was the shy, quiet, “I’ll handle it myself” kind of girl, denying that problems existed. I remember the lowest moment of my life ... discuss

The Christian Century magazine asked a lot of famous people "What books did most to shape your vocational attitude and your philosophy of life?" Here is C.S. Lewis's list, which he didn't explain.Of c ... discuss

I remember being outside the Supreme Court the day the Webster decision came down July 3, 1989. I met a young man that day who was about to enter the seminary. He is now a priest in the Archdiocese of ... discuss

Mark Steyn wrote:Even if one takes the somewhat reductive position that Canada as a sovereign entity dates only from the 1867 British North America Act or the 1931 Statute of Westminster, that would s ... discuss

On July 1, we honor Blessed Junipero Serra, a Franciscan priest and missionary, who converted thousands of native Americans.Miguel Jose Serra was born on the island of Majorca (Spain), on November 24, ... discuss

Mexican activists target Catholic cardinal with criminal complaints for opposing gay ‘marriage’.In other words, they want to criminalize the preaching of the Catholic faith on homosexuality and ga ... discuss

Do not use without permission.Originally posted July 5, 2013"I'm usually a fast reader. My Brother Pier Giorgio: His Last Days was supposed to be an easy read at only 120 pages. I should've finished i ... discuss

 Yesterday I woke up with a nagging sense of dread coupled with a little tinge of excitement.  The major task we were to undertake yesterday was "roaming".   Roaming is the act of ... discuss

I was surprised at how hard  the decision hit me. I was really hoping they'd go for truth and wouldn't let popular opinion sway them. I was surprised at how fervently I began praying for my count ... discuss

I have seen some Christians seemingly list a number of disclaimers prior to attempting to speaking the Gospel.I am not trying to judge...I love everyone... I hate the sin, but love the sinner...I am n ... discuss

On Thursday, the high court upheld the nationwide tax subsidies in the Affordable Care Act. But the justices didn't address the subsidy in insurance exchanges for elective abortions."The Government Ac ... discuss

Rome, Italy, Jun 30, 2015 / 04:02 am (CNA).- More than 10 years ago, Joseph Prever found himself scouring the internet for anything that might help him: he was gay, Catholic, and confused. Resources w ... discuss

Everyone is sharing their thoughts on the Supreme Court’s recent decision to establish marriage as a right to any two people (regardless of gender). And from the intensity and number of both pos ... discuss

The Supreme Court’s ruling on gay “marriage” has caused many Christians to press the panic button.  Social media outlets were flooded with words of despair on Friday of last week ... discuss

Read more at NewsBusters | Does Chris Matthews not get hyperbole? Back behind the desk at Hardball tonight after a few days off, the MSNBC host didn't seem to get that presidential candidate Bobby Jin ... discuss

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The former dean of the University of Iowa law school didn't commit illegal political discrimination when she passed over a conservative lawyer for teaching jobs, a jury ruled ... discuss

It’s summer. Well, at least for most of us. We have maybe two weeks left of tidying up and tying loose homeschool ends and we are DONE with 11th grade for my teens, Kindergarten for the 6 year ... discuss

In the United Kingdom, a mother of two girls and her unborn baby boy died just days after she was diagnosed with breast cancer. The woman, Kelly Dodgson, was thrilled when she found out she was expect ... discuss

Fourteen Things Laudato Si Says. Nine Things It Does Not Say.Rebecca Hamilton has a nice, succinct look at Laudato Si for those of us who haven't read it yet. Or for those who let their eyes only ligh ... discuss

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — A defense psychiatrist who found James Holmes was insane when he killed 12 people in an attack on a suburban Denver movie theater testified Friday that he made his decision ... discuss

Now’s the Time To End Tax Exemptions for Religious Institutions | TIME div> ... discuss

Solemnity of Saints Peter and Paul(Click here for readings)By KATIE GROSSWhen Jesus went into the region of Caesarea Philippihe asked his disciples,“Who do people say that the Son of Man is ... discuss

WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Jada Pinkett Smith wasn't exactly sure what she was getting into when she signed on for "Magic Mike XXL," but she certainly didn't expect to come out of a movie about m ... discuss

If you think the American Psychiatric Association and the American Psychological Association removed homosexuality from the list of mental disorders in 1973 based on sound scientific study and researc ... discuss

So I just returned from a lovely vacation out in Colorado and I left my cell phone in Indiana and didn't get online for two weeks, and it was glorious!Of course, as I've been away, the SCOTUS came dow ... discuss

BET Awards co-host Anthony Anderson brought on the laughs when he dressed as singer Sam Smith, who won best new artist Sunday but didn't attend the awards show. ... discuss

"Why would a guy want to marry a guy?" When the scene from this 1959 movie, "Some Like It Hot", was first shown, audiences roared at this line. The idea of a guy marrying a guy was absurd and thinka ... discuss

MONTREAL (AP) — Carli Lloyd's career is defined by big moments. ... discuss

LONDON (AP) — Kanye West declared himself "the greatest living rock star on the planet" at Britain's Glastonbury festival. But that didn't prevent a prankster from invading the rapper's performance ... discuss

So much has happened since I last updated you on my life and apostolate! I returned June 12 from my three-week European speaking tour, and my heart is full of gratitude as I look back upon the wonderf ... discuss

TweetWhat motivated you to join the pro-life movement? What continues to motivate you?I saw an image of a victim of abortion and decided I couldn't stay silent. I didn't know that that was aborti ... discuss

I was asked by a brother in the Lord to share an article which was originally posted on our expired message board, so I thought I would post it here.  It is an excerpt from The Dwelling Place of ... discuss

The Confederate flag: a mixed historyFrom Church MilitantBy Richard DucayneGoogle is world-renowned for having anything and everything on its website, but the best-known symbol of the Confederate Sta ... discuss

I get tweaked occasionally because I speak out against various evils/sins I see in our world. Don judge. Don't offend. Mind your own business.Now, one can go too far, certainly, and can be unnece ... discuss

 The more I learn about Marco Rubio, the more I get excited about him and his chances to not only win the Republican primary, but to win the presidency in 2016.Some articles that I have found rec ... discuss

The fool says in his heart, “There is no God.” They are corrupt, they do abominable deeds, there is none who does good. – Psalm 14:1 Fred Butler, of Hip and Thigh, returns for his second ep ... discuss

I don't remember if the idea of writing a Spanish-language blog really stuck while praying the Rosary last night or if it stuck this morning after morning prayers but, after years (yes, years) of ente ... discuss

Wow, it's been awhile since I've had a chance to post here. We took a three week road trip out to California for Ria's college graduation, which was a lovely event and really a great, but crazy trip. ... discuss

I LOVE Saint Thomas More. For many reasons, chiefly among them? He cracks me up. Do you know that, prior to being beheaded for treason, he carefully moved his beard from the block, gravely (but I'll b ... discuss

Public Domain pic from 2009From Daily Kos:Bush took the Stupidest Man of the Year Award and for the second time in the history of the two-year-old awards won the Stupidity Award for Reckless Endangerm ... discuss

I’ve been eating, breathing, and sleeping photography lately, so when I got invited to be an affiliate for this sale to share this amazing package of digital photography tips for everyone from ... discuss

My fatherHoward PickupI can across a video called Tell Them Now, called "Tell Them Now" in honour of Father's Day. You can see it below.  The video's title struck me. You see, when I was sixteen ... discuss

The week leading up to Mother's Day, I was in South Carolina with my sister-in-law for a few days. The weather was gorgeous and even though we had important matters to attend to, we also had our fair ... discuss

So the fam and I went to the drive-in last night (yes there are still drive-ins).  It's always (at least) a two-show affair which started last night with Inside Out followed by Avengers Age of U ... discuss

I know some of y'all have noticed that I haven't been on Twitter much recently and that -- aside from a tweet I sent out yesterday about Twitter notifying me that someone had attempted to (repeatedly) ... discuss

There is a story of St. Francis on e time becoming the target of a porter's abuse, with the porter accusing him of all sort of things, and calling him names. St. Francis did not ar ... discuss

Photo thanks to FreeImages.*Swallows are much on my mind of late. They love our porches, view them as prime real estate.We always let them build in front. Why? I don't know. The front of the house sho ... discuss

You didn't hear Pope Francis embrace traditional marriage? There's a reason. The press that previously embraced him didn't like his comments so they gave it scant coverage.See comment below by Terry M ... discuss

During the debate between Gregg Cunningham and T Russell Hunter on the question of Incrementalism vs Immediatism, a particular abolitionist asked a question at the 2:13:35 mark (link to that timesta ... discuss

The summer months cause me to reflect upon the beginning of Lily's life and legacy and the time that I got pregnant with her and my life was turned upside down in the best way possible.When I got preg ... discuss

This is too much.  On June 12th, the Washington Post published a self-defeating piece by Jill Filipovic which used the examples of a politician who lost by 26%, a movie that flopped despite inord ... discuss

by Phyllis Schlafly: On Friday, Congress disrupted President Obama's plan for a sweeping transfer of U.S. sovereignty to an unaccountable group of foreign busybodies. Hurrah for the stalwart Americans ... discuss

(In reply to the article found here...)After reading Scott Klusendorf's article, When Perfection Kills, I began to wonder how his arguments would look in a different, yet very familiar context. Here i ... discuss

5-The Rising Road (1933-1939)There have been 3 presidents who were larger than the office they inherited.  One was Washington, who fairly invented the office; there was Lincoln who preserved the ... discuss

Credit:  www.thelocal.deWhen I was growing up in the 50's and 60's, Catholic churches were packed every week for Sunday Mass. There were 5 to 6 Masses or more, and the pews were filled for all of ... discuss

I recently made an appearance on the Atheist Analysis podcast to talk about stem cell research and cloning. In this podcast I decided to focus on non-religious reasons for my position since I was talk ... discuss

I was a girl in a land where rifles are fired in celebration of a son, while daughters are hidden away behind a curtain, their role in life simply to prepare food and give birth to children.I was name ... discuss

It was a dark, stormy, night. The Marine was on his first assignment, and it was guard duty.A General stepped out taking his dog for a walk. The nervous young Private snapped to attention, made a perf ... discuss

“Bullying the Bully”2nd Sunday after PentecostJune 7th, 2015Messiah Lutheran Church, Keller, TexasMark 3:20-35These scribes had come from Jerusalem, and they were trouble.  Perhaps it was to ... discuss

I have tried to transcribe most of this sermon by Sy Rogers for those who need closed captioning. It’s not a professional effort, and it would be better if there were cc, because then the words ... discuss

    The U.S. government tried to recruit members of the Taliban Five as assets, so they could gather intelligence and the U.S. could influence their future actions, Fox News has learned. The eff ... discuss

I started seeing tweets with the hashtag #WhyRemainCatholic floating around Twitter a couple of days ago and I was immediately intrigued. I finally found the source and thought it was a brilliant idea ... discuss

I just read in the paper that a two girls were essentially forced to sit out of their unisex soccer tournament because they were playing against an Islamic team who is unable to play with girls becaus ... discuss

TweetBy Caroline SlingerlandThe popular question, what about children seeing the images, has been addressed in a very concise article on our blog, but I want to tell you a first hand story of what hap ... discuss

H/T drude - Famous Presidential Lies Contest   Written by, To The Point News LBJ: We were attacked (in the Gulf of Tonkin ) Nixon: I am not a crook GHW Bush: Read my lips - No New Taxes ... discuss

5 June AD 754 The man who later became known as Saint Boniface was born around AD 670-680 at Crediton, Devonshire, England and baptized Winfrid or Wynfrith. Although he was educated, he became a monk& ... discuss

4-The Storm (1920-1933)Great suffering can change a person.--Eleanor RooseveltFranklin Roosevelt:-1920 was the first election where women could vote.  James M. Cox was the Democrat nominee for pr ... discuss




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