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Guayaquil, Ecuador, Jul 6, 2015 / 12:11 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- During a Mass said on Monday, the first full day of his visit to Ecuador, Pope Francis called for prayers that the upcoming Synod on the Fa ... discuss

Vatican City, Jul 6, 2015 / 10:20 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On Wednesday Pope Francis will set foot on Bolivian soil, beginning a three-day visit to the country which one of its priests, who works in the V ... discuss

One argument that I hear time and time again against pro-lifers is “Why don’t they quit this and actually do something to help women? Hypocrites.” These people seem to think that they are makin ... discuss

Just back from my yearly, relaxing week in Newport, Rhode Island, a place I hope to one day call home. It is so important for us to renew ourselves and to put things in perspective. we can so easily g ... discuss

If you never need to look at someone on your team and say, “I am sorry, but…” then you are ignoring difficult conversations that would make the person and the team stronger. If you talk about pe ... 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

Here I am, practically 92, actually finding old age enjoyable in some ways.  Yes, I look old.  I feel old.  I creak and limp and use a cane.  But there are two  things I really appreciate, the VI ... discuss

Nick Adams as Johnny Yuma Howard Dean parasitizing the Yuma character. What have the ban of Confederate flag and the promotion of gay marriage in common?  Under the surface… everything. Believ ... discuss

One might say that Existential Philosophy is diametrically opposed to Ontological Philosophy. The former gives sovereignty to perception, the latter to what is; the former gives precedence to subject ... discuss

But this contemporary zero-sum culture of winners and losers stands in sharp contrast to earlier political discourse as it was informed by religiously derived notions of divine providence, sin, tragic ... discuss

“If these accusers don’t stop, they will be yet the latest example of Nathaniel Hawthorne’s short story, “Earth’s Holocaust,” which recounts the absurd lengths to which reformers go to ... discuss

“The somewhat provocative title of this post should not be seen as a call to emotional hysteria. All too often, the conversation is characterized by shrill voices on both sides of the debate, th ... discuss

Pro-choice: It's better to have an abortion than to bring a child into unfortunate and difficult circumstances. Me: Are you really advocating "Death before discomfort"? Pro-choice: The child deserves ... discuss

By Joan Desmond | Shortly after the U.S. Supreme Court issued its landmark ruling that found a constitutional right to same-sex marriage, I had a long talk with a young relative that left me uns ... discuss

Thomas Kidd writes of The Final Break Between God and Country. “As proud as we may be of the American tradition, our nationalistic mixing of faith and state can make it difficult for us to s ... 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

Vatican City, Jul 3, 2015 / 06:26 am (CNA/EWTN News).- With a sister who is a Doctor of the Church and parents set to be canonized in October, Leonia Martin could be the fourth member of her family de ... discuss

After being temporarily delayed by a judge, a Florida law that institutes a mandatory 24-hour waiting period before undergoing an abortion went into effect on Wednesday. House Bill 633 was signed into ... 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

On the US only giving foreign aid if mothers stop having children in poor countries: "Instead of resolving the problems of the poor and thinking of how the world can be different, some can only propos ... discuss

by Dr. Salim Furth: It’s a progressive paradise.Public employees get 30 vacation days a year. Anyone who works over eight hours in a day gets paid time-and-a-half. Employees have strong rights.Th ... discuss

“Nevertheless love your enemies, be beneficent; and lend without hoping for any repayment. Then your recompense shall be great, and you will be sons of the Most High; for He is kind to the ungratefu ... discuss

      In this piece we will be examining  what I believe to be the most significant points of the recent Supreme Court majority opinion on marriage penned by Justice Kennedy, and ... discuss

Rome, Italy, Jul 2, 2015 / 06:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Beginning in the spring of 2016, Rome's Pontifical Gregorian University will begin offering an intensive one-semester diploma program on the safeg ... discuss

There are times in the Christian’s life where we wait upon God, where we wait for relief from some kind of afflication, and where we wait for a long time for God to answer prayer. I am certa ... discuss

Consider these two passages of Holy Scripture:“The way of the wicked is like deep darkness; they do not know over what they stumble.”Proverbs 4:19“In their case the god of this wo ... discuss

“Nevertheless love your enemies, be beneficent; and lend without hoping for any repayment. Then your recompense shall be great, and you will be sons of the Most High; for He is kind to the ungratefu ... discuss

July 1, 2015 — Johannes Bucher recognizes the providential link between this year’s 7th International Prayer Congress for Life and the Synod of the Family, both held this coming October. Joann ... discuss

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Police antagonized crowds who gathered to protest in Ferguson after Michael Brown's death last summer, violated free-speech rights and made it difficult to hold officers accountable ... discuss

Because I have not finished the Pier Giorgio Frassati: Letters to His Friends and Family book yet, I was going to review the Sanctity Within Reach: Pier Giorgio Frassati DVD/EWTN special today. Howeve ... discuss

by Herman Cain: At the suggestion of my team, the previously named "Cain's Presidential Checklist" will now be called "Cain's Presidential Ratings". Granted, it is as subjective as any other so-called ... discuss

This past May, millions of Americans gathered to pray from coast to coast in more than 43,000 local gatherings – the largest National Day of Prayer ever recorded.  As Vice Chairman of the National ... discuss

By Catherine Mendenhall-Baugh “You have how many brothers and sisters?” This was a common question we would get when we were kids. “So, was it difficult being part of a large Catholic family? Di ... discuss

“Nevertheless love your enemies, be beneficent; and lend without hoping for any repayment. Then your recompense shall be great, and you will be sons of the Most High; for He is kind to the ungratefu ... discuss

On Wednesday evenings around the country, many churches hold mid-week services or children’s programs, or bible studies. Sometimes, all three. A few weeks ago, a pastor was leading one of those Bibl ... discuss

TweetBy Justina Van MarenI don’t always know what to do with the question of pre-natal terminal diagnosis. Not because I believe that abortion could be permissible in these circumstances, but becaus ... discuss

Unions are donating money to Planned Parenthood, and members who object are often unable to hold their unions accountable. According to a search of union records on the Department of Labor’s website ... discuss

“Nevertheless love your enemies, be beneficent; and lend without hoping for any repayment. Then your recompense shall be great, and you will be sons of the Most High; for He is kind to the ungratefu ... discuss

This past May, millions of Americans gathered to pray from coast to coast in more than 43,000 local gatherings – the largest National Day of Prayer ever recorded. As Vice Chairman of the National D ... discuss

By Dan Burke | Finding God through Meditation, by St. Peter of Alcantara, brings the wisdom of the great saint into your hands. St. Peter directed St. Teresa of Avila on difficult questions she ... 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

Figures released today by Health Minister Leo Varadkar showing that 26 abortions took place in 2014 under Ireland’s new abortion law. The Government and Minister Varadkar are fully aware that aborti ... discuss

(LiveActionNews) — In the United States, the Born Alive Infant Protection Act requires abortionists and staff to give medical care to a child accidentally born alive during an abortion. However, Li ... discuss

Writing about TPP, “Fast Track,” and all the associated skirmishing is made somewhat difficult by the secrecy of the legislative text. That said, supply-side thought leader John Tamny declares “ ... discuss

The Supreme Court published their decision on Friday in the Obergfell v. Hodges case. It was a close vote, 5-4, with Justices Kennedy, Breyer, Sotomayor, Kagan and Ginsburg coming down on the side o ... discuss

Vatican City, Jun 29, 2015 / 12:18 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- During his Mass for the feast of Saints Peter and Paul on Monday, Pope Francis called on the Church's new archbishops to be courageous witnesses ... discuss

Bristol Palin has a message for the pro-abortion haters who suggested she have an abortion after she announced last week that she is pregnancy with her second child. Palin, the daughter of pro-life fo ... discuss

An agreement has been released by the Pope of the Roman Catholic Church and in it he referred to the “State of Palestine.” The agreement deals with aspects of “the life and activity of the Ca ... discuss

We are nearing the end of a 3.5 year series through Exodus on Sunday evenings, and yesterday we were in Exodus 38.  Moses had already received the blueprints from God on the mountain, but in the lat ... discuss

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A continued drop in underground water levels could make it more difficult to monitor the movement of radioactive contamination in an aquifer below an eastern Idaho nuclear facili ... discuss

by Herman Cain: In no way am I willing to excuse the legal illogic that led six of the nine Supreme Court justices to uphold ObamaCare’s clearly illegal subsidy scheme in the King v. Burwell ruling. ... discuss

  Miracle baby born with anencephaly defies the odds, turns one  Kirsten Andersen  Little Angela Morales wasn’t supposed to live. Wh ... discuss

Washington D.C., Jun 27, 2015 / 06:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Friday’s Supreme Court ruling against the traditional understanding of marriage may pose huge obstacles to the free exercise of religio ... discuss

“The brethren at once sent Paul and Silas away by night to Beroea, and they, on their arrival, went to the synagogue of the Jews. The Jews at Beroea were of a nobler disposition than those in Thessa ... discuss

The Bruce Jenner that I grew up knowing about, who was the Olympian’s Olympian back in the day, has transitioned, he says, into a woman, and wishes to be called Caitlyn. Where to begin? Well let’s ... discuss

This article was published on the HOPE Ireland website.Dr Kevin FitzpatrickDr Kevin Fitzpatrick is the director of HOPE Ireland.Hermann de Dijn, emeritus professor of philosophy at the Belgian Univers ... discuss

In Missouri, a group of Satan worshipers are suing Governor Jay Nixon and his Attorney General, Chris Koster for the state’s law that requires a 72-hour waiting period prior to an abortion. On June ... discuss

For those who think that the principal obstacle standing in the way of abolition is the President, or the Supreme Court, or Congress, or pro-abortion/pro-choice people in general, studying the state ... discuss

TweetWhat motivated you to join the pro-life movement? What continues to motivate you?In speaking up for the unborn against the injustice of abortion, I saw God's grace work through my weakness. The u ... discuss

This week’s Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored by our friends at Crossway. Crossway is giving away 5 prize packages this week and each of them will contain 3 great new books. Each winner wi ... discuss

“…confidence in their children is an element of the masterly inactivity which I venture to propose to parents as a ‘blue teapot’ for them ‘to live up to'” It took ... discuss

Phil Kerpenby Phil Kerpen, Contributing Author: The lawyering and the judging is over, and the Supreme Court has ruled that subsidies and mandates that the Obamacare law limited to “an exchange esta ... discuss

By Stephanie Pacheco Why should I trust the Bible given all its translations, its ancient age, and its occasional difficulties in harsh figures or unintelligible cultural differences? You should trust ... discuss

As we gradually head towards the end of the immoral, corrupt and disastrous Obama administration (thank goodness) and begin to approach the 2016 presidential election, the American public is faced wit ... discuss

by Star Parker: When horrible things happen, such as the tragic mass murder that occurred at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina, we try to understand because it is through understanding ... discuss

Vatican City, Jun 25, 2015 / 05:15 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis told the graduating class of Holy See ambassadors on Thursday that their main mission is to be Christ’s representatives to th ... discuss

Mark Wear at Christianity Today has a thoughtful exploration of the forgiveness demonstrated by the members of Emanuel AME Church. This is a tough topic and one that's hard for me to write about, as I ... discuss

In Missouri, The Guardian reports that 3,100 women have had abortions at St. Louis’ only abortion facility, Planned Parenthood of the St. Louis Region and Southwest Missouri. The pro-abortion websit ... discuss

Visibility. It has been, perhaps, the biggest game-changer in the battle on abortion. For the pro-life side, the increased visibility of the unborn child has challenged many presuppositions the aborti ... discuss

As our growing army of readers knows, NRL News Today posts a great deal on our benighted opposition’s attempts to “normalize” abortion, as if obliterating your own child were no different (liter ... discuss

 Repeat abortions? Not at all. Call them “multiple abortions,” pro-abortionist insistsBy Dave Andrusko Steph HeroldAs our growing army of readers knows, NRL News Today posts a gre ... discuss

By Dan Burke | Finding God through Meditation, by St. Peter of Alcantara, brings the wisdom of the great saint into your hands. St. Peter directed St. Teresa of Avila on difficult questions she ... discuss

Denver, Colo., Jun 25, 2015 / 04:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- A few months ago, several writers opened up a conversation they felt was long overdue in a book titled “Selfish, Shallow, and Self-Absorb ... discuss

by Kelli As Cahill stated in her victim impact statement, “Destroying persons, places, property because of a difference in belief is called TERRORISM… Zachary [Klundt] systematically destroy ... discuss

100% Preventable: KillingsBy Non-deported Illegalsby Phyllis Schlafly: In his seventh year of “fundamentally transforming the United States of America,” as Barack Obama memorably promised five da ... discuss

Man’s justice is not perfect, not even that of the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR). In a striking turn of events, it appears that the Court made a manifest legal error in the well known Lamber ... discuss

Vatican City, Jun 24, 2015 / 12:00 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- That the discussion at October's Synod on the Family is going to be a lively one is indicated by the fact that the most controversial paragraphs ... discuss

The pro-euthanasia movement has set its sights on the District of Columbia. The so-called “Death with Dignity Act” before the D.C. Council poses a grave danger to the terminally ill, vulnerable el ... discuss

Feeling down is an obvious reaction to life’s disappointments, impediments, and day to day struggles. A substantial number of people refer to this kind of feeling as depression or sadness. When peo ... discuss

 Dear Slate.com, If You Want to Make Pregnancy Help Centers Illegal, Let’s at Least Start with the TruthBy Kirk Walden Editor’s note. This first appeared in Pregnancy Help News. On ... discuss

At this writing, we are awaiting an imminent decision from the U.S. Supreme Court on a set of cases involving a claim that the Constitution requires states to permit civil marriages between persons of ... discuss

The U.S. House of Representatives yesterday voted to repeal a portion of the Obamacare law that pro-life advocates strongly opposed because it could lead to rationing of health care for patients acros ... discuss

This week marks the 150th anniversary of Hudson Taylor’s Brighton Beach experience. It was there and then that he made a decision that would forever shape church history. In honor of it, ... discuss

See the link up over at Giving up on Perfect for some great tips and ideas! Since this is the time of year that many homeschoolers are trying to figure out what to use for next year, I thought I' ... discuss

By Joe Kral On February 22, 1997, the pro-life landscape was altered into a new direction. It was on that fateful day that Dolly the sheep was revealed to the world. The world discovered that mammalia ... discuss

Dear faithful readers of JillStanek.com: First, the exciting news: I am honored to have accepted a position at Susan B. Anthony List as its National Campaign Chair! Read more at WorldNetDaily.com. I ... discuss

Washington D.C., Jun 23, 2015 / 03:46 pm (CNA).- The vision behind Pope Francis’ newest encyclical is one that offers a holistic proposal of stewardship rooted in faith, offering a lens through ... discuss

Cartoon by Daryl Cagle created for Sowell's articleby Dr. Thomas Sowell: There are no sure things in politics, but Hillary Clinton is the closest thing to a sure thing to become the Democrats' candid ... discuss

“The brethren at once sent Paul and Silas away by night to Beroea, and they, on their arrival, went to the synagogue of the Jews. The Jews at Beroea were of a nobler disposition than those in Thessa ... discuss

Arlene from Israel But we might wish it were not quite so difficult. We begin with the report on the Gaza war of 2014 prepared by the UN Human Rights Council Commission of Inquiry (COI), which was hea ... discuss

These cute quadruplets in England set a medical first in the U.K. They are the first quadruplets ever to be conceived naturally from four separate fertilized eggs. The odds of natural quadruplets are ... discuss

Pro-choice doesn’t mean “anti-life,” but “improves life,” according to one abortionist amplified by The Guardian. That is, if you don’t count the unborn baby’s life. The Guardian recentl ... discuss

It was my first day of Justice for All outreach this past spring at the University of Georgia, and I noticed two counter-protesters holding up signs that said, respectively “If the fetus that you sa ... discuss

 Maine Defeats Dangerous Suicide Bill as California Proposal Moves ForwardBy Jennifer Popik, JD, Robert Powell Center for Medical Ethics While California’s Senate has voted in favor ... discuss

By Dan Burke | Finding God through Meditation, by St. Peter of Alcantara, brings the wisdom of the great saint into your hands. St. Peter directed St. Teresa of Avila on difficult questions sh ... discuss

“English is rather a logical study dealing with sentences and the positions that words occupy in them than with words and what they are in their own right. Therefore it is better that a child sh ... discuss

DENVER (AP) — Health officials think a Colorado teen who died of the plague had a less common form of the disease that's difficult to detect. ... discuss

by Ralph Benko, Contributing Author: Writing about TPP, “Fast Track,” and all the associated skirmishing is made somewhat difficult by the secrecy of the legislative text. That said, supply-side ... discuss

Caption from 2 Corinthians 4:1-12. “Present Weakness and Resurrection Life” “Hell would be heaven for me. All my life I’ve been with the have-nots. Over here, if you’re ... discuss

In London, 30-year-old Natasha Adams has suffered 16 miscarriages over the last seven years. At the age of 22, she delivered a stillborn baby and found out that she had an issue with blood clotting, w ... discuss

Tomorrow is Father’s Day. For some it will be just another day. For those who never really had the privilege of experiencing an earthly father’s love or whose fathers are no longer with th ... discuss

MP Christine Moore from Abitibi—Témiscamingue introduced Bill C-700, An Act to Establish National Perinatal Bereavement Awareness Day, which would be October 15th. Ms. Moore is the NDP Health Criti ... discuss

This week’s Kindle deals from Crossway are all about the Bible: Understanding Scripture and Understanding the Big Picture of the Bible by Wayne Grudem, C. John Collins & Thomas ... discuss

Today is the feast of Sts.Thomas More, martyr, and John Fisher, bishop and martyr. St. Thomas More was born in London, England and was Chancellor of King Henry VIII. He was a devoted, loving husband a ... discuss

By Mark S. Latkovic, S.T.D. Boston College moral theologian James Keenan, S.J.’s “Life Lessons: How I teach ‘Humanae Vitae’”, is, on the whole, a good exposition of Bl. Pope Paul VI’s 1968 ... discuss

It's an important question, as souls have the right to obtain the necessary aids for their salvation, particularly sound doctrine and properly administered sacraments.But the disastrous state of affai ... discuss

Swansea, United Kingdom, Jun 21, 2015 / 04:03 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Ahead of the highly anticipated Synod on the Family in October, many dioceses and Catholic media producers are finding new ways to ra ... 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

Fort Wayne, Ind., Jun 20, 2015 / 04:02 pm (CNA).- Ever since entering the Church 27 years ago, theologian Lance Richey had always known about the Catholic social activist Dorothy Day in passing. R ... 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

Some years ago, not long after William F. Buckley, Jr. passed away, I took on writing a book-length project for this site called Crossing Swords: William F. Buckley Jr. and the American Left. The pro ... discuss

If you’re a Conservative that has endlessly searched for arguments to explain to your Libertarian pals why this “same sex marriage thing” is important, this is a piece for you. &nb ... discuss

Back in my misspent youth one of the most popular afternoon television shows was “Let’s Make a Deal” in which audience members would try to pick the right box or curtain that might just have a p ... discuss

“When thou shalt pour out thy soul to the hungry, and shalt satisfy the afflicted soul then shall thy light rise up in darkness, and thy darkness shall be as the noonday.”  DRB   (Read t ... discuss

This article was published in the Ottawa Citizen on June 19.On Feb. 6, 2015, the Supreme Court of Canada struck down Canada’s assisted suicide law, giving Parliament 12 months to replace the law. Th ... discuss

Rome, Italy, Jun 19, 2015 / 07:07 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The fourth annual Summorum Pontificum Conference was held last Saturday in Rome to promote the understanding and use of the extraordinary form of ... discuss

Photo added by Editorby Ken Emanuelson, Esq. and Warren Norred, Esq.: When everyone seems to be contradicting everyone else, it’s a good bet that at least someone is ill-informed, confused or strai ... discuss

Click here to subscribe to the Social Conservative Review Transgenderism is much in the news, animated in large part by Bruce Jenner's reportedly air-brushed photograph of himself as a woman on the c ... discuss

The New York Times has a piece this week about the conundrum of what to do with all of the \"leftover\" embryos created with IVF that are in the deep freeze waiting to get a chance to finish thei ... discuss

Pope Francis blasts both abortion and population control in a new Encyclical on the environment and says human beings can’t truly be concerned about planet Earth if they first do not show a resp ... discuss

Last summer, my family and I visited Washington D.C. and had the opportunity to visit the different museums around the historic city.  While I’m quite sure my son enjoyed the visit to the US B ... discuss

Vatican City, Jun 18, 2015 / 04:05 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In his new encyclical on the environment, Pope Francis slams attacks against human life such as abortion, embryonic experimentation and populati ... discuss

NEW YORK (AP) — Christian Yelich saved Joe Girardi from a difficult decision. ... discuss

The Statue of Liberty is just that – an icon of American liberty. The Lady in the Harbor arrived in America 130 years ago today. She stands for all that we as a nation represent and all that we ... discuss

The Pro Life Campaign has expressed its support for the latest effort by Independent TD Mattie McGrath, obliging medical professionals to desist from using the term ‘incompatible with life’ when r ... discuss

Carolina Marquez, who currently studies at a prestigious art school in the San Francisco Bay Area, dreams of one day being an illustrator for Pixar… and it may not be that far off.  How she tackled ... discuss

St. Louis, Mo., Jun 17, 2015 / 03:04 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In their spring general assembly held last week, just four months before the Synod on the Family in Rome, top U.S. bishops took a united stand ... discuss

Often we wonder what drives us, what motivates us to move forward in the face of seemingly insurmountable obstacles, or what motivates us to get up every morning, take a deep breath and face the day. ... discuss

Care Net, a national network of 1,130 pregnancy centers, has announced that over the last six years, they’ve saved over 388,000 unborn children from abortion. According to their website, the organiz ... discuss

More than one and a half million black men in America are missing. Where are they? Where did they go? Incarcerated. Dead. Just – missing. According to the New York Times analysis on its blog The Ups ... discuss

by Kelli [Pro-abortion activist Steph] Herold suggests that instead of focusing on the lowered abortion rate, we should be asking “how do people’s perceptions of their community’s social norms ... discuss

Of course I value ALL human life. The only time the killing of another human being is warranted is in self defense, to include the defense of another innocent human being. This is not a difficult conc ... discuss

Book, Study Guide Answer Questions on Culture, Doctrine and Tradition   Contact: Lisa Griffin, 202-627-9109, lgriffin@inchristcommunications.com   PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla., June 15, 2015 /Christian ... discuss

Today in Washington, D.C. - June 15, 2015The House reconvened at Noon today. Did the pledge and adjourned until 4 PM today (whn the rest of the House members will be back from their weekends in their ... discuss

Monday of the Eleventh Week in Ordinary Time(Click here for readings)By KATIE GROSSJesus said to his disciples:“You have heard that it was said,An eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth.But I sa ... discuss

Jeb Bush, the pro-life former governor of Florida, announced today that he is running for the Republican nomination for president. Bush is known for signing pro-life legislation and a bill to try to s ... discuss

Book, Study Guide Answer Questions on Culture, Doctrine and Tradition   Contact: Lisa Griffin, 202-627-9109, lgriffin@inchristcommunications.com   PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla., June 15, 2015 /Christian ... discuss

Today is the feast day of St. Germaine Cousin, a simple and devout young girl who lived in Pibrac, France in the late 1500s. She was born in 1579 to a humble family. Her father was a farmer, and her m ... discuss

The U.S. Supreme Court today rejected an appeal from the state of North Carolina to uphold a pro-life law allowing women a chance to see an ultrasound of their unborn baby before an abortion. Ultrasou ... discuss

Tony Campolo's recent announcement that he is now "ready to call for the full acceptance of Christian gay couples into the Church" emphasizes that it took "countless hours of prayer, study, conversati ... discuss

Yesterday I preached from Mark’s gospel account of the resurrection of Jairus’ daughter.  As we look at the text of Mark 5:21-43, we see the scene unfold through the perspective that was ... discuss

 One of the books Miss Mason used with 4-6 graders is How To Tell The Parts of Speech, by E. A. Abbott.  The book is dated enough that it is of limited use for today’s teacher/parent, unless y ... discuss

Which retirement account to fund, a traditional or Roth account, is a difficult decision to make. The tax bill of the present makes a Roth account feel costly. But, as with many financial decisions, s ... discuss

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Credit:  salesianity.blogspot.comIn the first part of this post [HERE], I wrote about the crisis in the Catholic Church here in the West in which so many have left the Church in the last 50 years ... discuss

All things green and new. And all the trees of the field shall know that I, the LORD, bring low the high tree, lift high the lowly tree, wither up the green tree, and make the withered tree bloom. As ... discuss

By Jean M. HeimannSt. Anthony of Padua is a Doctor of the Church, a Franciscan priest called the "Hammer of the Heretics", the "Wonder-Worker", and the "Living Ark of the Covenant." Countless conversi ... discuss

by Brian Fisher, CEO and Founder, Online for Life: One of our OFL team members, Kari, is an excellent researcher. Every morning she pores over numerous news sites, online magazines, and aggregator si ... discuss

In the United Kingdom, a couple paid a woman nearly £5,000 (or 8,000 U.S. dollars) to keep her baby and give him to them to adopt. They also paid her monthly sums to help her with food and other expe ... discuss

  American Conservatism is most often defined today as opposition to big government; as the rejection of a vision of society in which the state plays the driving role. But no ideology can be d ... discuss

Yesterday, I blogged about a piece by transgender writer Nicole Garcia that appeared on FaithStreet. As I explained in my earlier post, Garcia's arguments (written by a professing Christian for a larg ... discuss

by Susie Allen, host of the blog, Pro-Life in TN, and Kelli Wesley J. Smith discusses a man sentenced to life in prison in Tennessee who has asked to be euthanized so he can donate his organs to his ... discuss

As a physician, my calling is to promote life. I have pledged to uphold the sanctity and dignity of human life as part of the Hippocratic Oath. It is unethical to have quickening death as an option. Y ... discuss

My Facebook these days is flooded with happy engagement announcements, whimsical wedding photos, creative pregnancy updates and ultrasound photos showing growing babies, etc. It makes my heart sting w ... discuss

In the United Kingdom, a woman who suffered eight miscarriages and an ectopic pregnancy has welcomed a healthy son. The 33-year-old mother, Laura Jeyes, told the Daily Mail that she’s speaking out a ... discuss

  Sometimes your words can save a life  Adam Peters    Part of being a friend means being ready to help out. That can involve al ... discuss

Washington D.C., Jun 12, 2015 / 05:11 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The global Catholic population is growing – so quickly, in fact, that priest and parish numbers cannot keep up, says a new study on tre ... discuss

by Cris Cox, Executive Director, NRA-ILA: Barack Obama's gun-hating allies in Congress are charging straight at us again.They just unveiled a new bill (H.R. 2546 - Firearm Risk Protection Act of 2015 ... discuss

“Press on Toward the Goal   I do not say that I have already won the race or have already reached perfection. But I am pressing on, striving to lay hold of the prize for which also Christ has ... discuss

Vatican City, Jun 11, 2015 / 05:04 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Catholics who have divorced and remarried need help for the “difficult climb” of conversion and spiritual growth, not a change in Ch ... discuss

In 2007, 37-year-old Stephanie Hosford discovered she had breast cancer and was pregnant. Her and her husband, Grant, were devastated about her diagnosis, especially since they were also in final stag ... discuss

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton plans to draw on her mother's difficult upbringing to cast herself as a fighter for ordinary Americans in the first major speech of her 2016 campaign. ... discuss

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Democrats filed a federal lawsuit against the State Board of Elections on Thursday, joining similar efforts in two other swing states to challenge Republican-backed law ... discuss

(Ndolo Family Blog) At first, I hadn’t planned on sharing Celeste’s story. At least not publicly.  As the days have gone on, though, my heart has changed.  As we’ve traveled the hard road of ... discuss

Vatican City, Jun 11, 2015 / 01:35 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- After revealing that the topic of consumerism will be a key theme in his upcoming encyclical, Pope Francis today delivered a speech condemning f ... discuss

 College students have their babies and succeed despite pro-abortion pressureBy Sarah Terzo An article in The American Feminist talked about how difficult it is for pregnant college ... discuss

TweetBy Lauren KyfiukIt was about noon, and the sun was beating down on me, Rachel Dalcin, Maria Cameron, Murray Ruhl, and Kazu Kudo as we stood doing “Choice” Chain outreach outside Chinook Mall ... discuss

Pro-life Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina is slamming the Planned Parenthood abortion business in a email to supporters of her campaign saying its ironic that the abortion giant has lab ... discuss

 Baby Angel, born to brain-dead mom, comes home from hospitalBy Dave Andrusko Baby AngelBack in April, NRL News Today reported on the miraculous birth of little Angel Perez, whose mom ... discuss

Earlier this year, a miracle baby was born after doctors kept his brain dead mother alive long enough to give birth. Baby Angel weighed just 2 pounds and 16 ounces and Methodist Health System said a t ... discuss

As a physician, my calling is to promote life. I have pledged to uphold the sanctity and dignity of human life as part of the Hippocratic Oath. It is unethical to have quickening death as an option. Y ... discuss

The Associated Press reported this week that abortions have decreased nationally by 12 percent since 2010.  This is an encouraging sign showing that hearts and minds are changing on the issue of ... discuss

As a pastor, I’m often asked a very important question by members of the church I pastor and by friends in the ministry – “When should my child be baptized?”  As I begin, I w ... discuss

Today I met a 14 year old boy who was paralyzed in a freak accident last summer. He is quadriplegic. It's not yet been a year since his accident. I'm not sure if the reality of severe, permanent ... discuss

Hollywood is filled with the sad aftermath of abortion, and it has been for a long time. That was one of the surprising lessons I learned in the book Oasis: Conversion Stories of Hollywood Legends by ... discuss

by Micah Morrison: The Benghazi affair is beginning to shape up as a bi-partisan scandal — making Trey Gowdy’s life doubly difficult, of course. But the former prosecutor has been doing a bang-up ... discuss

  The nature of the modern Feminist movement from  early on in its history has been characterized by the alienation of the sexes on the basis of an underlying fear of harm and exploitation by ... discuss

Vatican City, Jun 10, 2015 / 10:13 am (CNA/EWTN News).- During his weekly general audience, Pope Francis lauded families for the “hidden heroism” of caring for a sick loved one. “Th ... discuss

From a review of Lingua Materna, by Richard Wilson in A 1906 journal, School: A Monthly Record of Educational Thought and Progress, Volume 5. The author of the review is only given as A. J. S. I share ... discuss

Pope Francis has spoken about the 'heroes' in the family, namely those who are their for their ill relatives, and has reminded faithful that difficult moments can strengthen the bonds among family me ... discuss

I tweeted recently that abortion advocates who accuse pro-life of promoting fake abortion images never produce their own pictures of an aborted fetus.Fern Hill, trying to be clever, tweeted this pictu ... discuss

In 1549, under the reign of Edward VI, successor to Henry VIII, the primary language of public worship in England and other areas ruled by Edward was changed from Latin to English, and the first Book ... discuss

David Cracy of the Associated Press released an article focusing on the decline in abortion numbers in 48 states since 2010. Louisiana, on the other hand, was one of the two states where abortion numb ... discuss

By Patrick J. BuchananToward the end of the presidency of George H.W. Bush, America stood alone at the top of the world — the sole superpower. After five weeks of "shock and awe" and 100 hours of ... discuss

                             Euthanasia without consent cont ... discuss

By and large, the emails that come to me through the Abort73 website are mostly the same. They’re variants of the same basic questions or the same basic assertions. It’s rare when a quest ... discuss

By and large, the emails that come to me through the Abort73 website are mostly the same. They’re variants of the same basic questions or the same basic assertions. It’s rare when a quest ... discuss

We live in a mixed bag of theological positions, but we must labor to avoid errors regarding angels, demons, and Satan.  Satan and other fallen angels are real spirit beings.  Don’t mistake S ... discuss

From the pro-abortion perspective, if there is a foundational principle, it is that no matter what the outcome, the decision must always rest exclusively in the hands of the mother. Even when the choi ... discuss

Vatican City, Jun 8, 2015 / 03:52 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The value and beauty of marriage, based on the complementarity of man and woman, is lamentably being challenged by “gender ideology,” ... discuss

Noel and Sue Radford have seventeen children and are known as Britain’s largest family. Now Sue has just given birth to a baby the couple say will be their last. In July, Sue delivered a stillborn b ... discuss

A Waffle House restaurant in Dallas, Texas faces a lawsuit from a former employee who says she was fired because she allegedly had too many children to effectively work at the business as a manager. T ... discuss

Sometimes when I have an opportunity to share my faith in Jesus, I don’t take it. Stay with me. Sadly, many people have had negative experiences with Christians, which makes them disinclined to enga ... discuss

Life is full of difficult circumstances. Life inevitably involves circumstances that we would never have chosen on our own. Yet, the Bible assures, God does not work his grace in his people de ... discuss

. . . God Will Forgive': Using Grace to Defend AbortionImg: David Castillo Dominici. (c)via Breaking Point - linked belowby Rolley Haggard, Contributing Author: Ask any sidewalk counselor. Odds are ... discuss

by Austin Ruse , President, Center for Family and Human Rights: Last week we reported on the charges of a whistle-blower that the Obama administration is on the verge of instituting a policy that woul ... discuss

By Don DeMarco, Ph. D. A five-year-old girl, known to the world as Yasmeen, has become a celebrity of sorts, if not an acclaimed moral philosopher. Her letter to President Obama supporting same-sex ma ... discuss

Photo: Radio-Canada/Olivier LalandeRecently French CBC Radio broadcasted an interview with an author who had had an abortion at 23 weeks in 2010. Her name is Katherine Girard. She wrote a book about h ... discuss

There is an urban legend that there is a looming Bourbon Supply Crisis. (Heaven Forfend!) Meanwhile, American Pharoah, as expected, won the Kentucky Derby. Both circumstances contain a homey lesson ab ... discuss

Dr. Ben Carson with John Hawkins of Right Wing News Last week, I was pleased to get an opportunity to interview Dr. Ben Carson in Myrtle Beach, SC. What follows is a slightly edited transcript of our ... discuss

Vatican City, Jun 7, 2015 / 08:29 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In his Angelus address on Sunday, Pope Francis focused on the recent feast of Corpus Christi, saying the Eucharist is a “school of solidari ... discuss




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