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Why should you care about the Inerrancy Summit? There are, after all, hundreds of conferences every year, and it can be difficult to distinguish between them. Well, if for no other reason, you ... discuss

I'm standing here in Washington, D.C. and the difference is so stark. America's founding document promises life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. Iran's founding document pledges death, tyranny ... discuss

Diplomats Concerned About A Nuclear Arms Race In The Mideast‘Skepticism’ & ‘Concern’ Expressed Over Obama Administration Negotiations10 DEMOCRAT SENATORS: “We remain deeply skeptical that ... discuss

This article was published by Advocate Daily on March 3, 2015.Hugh ScherBy Hugh Scher, EPC Legal CounselThe British Columbia Court of Appeal has dismissed a request from the family of an 83-year-old w ... discuss

As debate heats up in Washington over the federal budget, new research shines light on the growth in taxpayers’ funding for Planned Parenthood — the largest provider of abortions in America while, ... discuss

Miao, India, Mar 3, 2015 / 04:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- A remote diocese under the shadow of the Himalayas joined hands with Pope Francis' prayer for persecuted Christians in the Middle East on Sunday t ... discuss

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Vatican City, Mar 2, 2015 / 05:33 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis on Monday encouraged the bishops from northern Africa to dialogue with and encounter other groups, fostering hope for good relations ... discuss

In Colorado, a pregnant woman lost her unborn baby after a car hit her while she walking on the sidewalk with family members. The woman, Leah Montgomery, was walking with her 18-month-old son and the ... discuss

Callie Chatman’s Linkedin page says that she is a licensed, ordained Minister New Elam Baptist Church in Montgomery, Alabama. Callie’s bio also states that she worked as a Youth Minister and Adult ... discuss

Brethren: Peace be with you.Today I want to share with you this quote from the Compendium of the Social Doctrine of the Church, and offer it for your Lenten reflection, specially the highlighted parts ... discuss

HB 1021 and SB 676 are bills proposed in the Maryland General Assembly this session that would legalize physician-assisted suicide, which was previously outlawed in 1999. Via Maryland Against Physicia ... discuss

By Caitlin Bootsma During Lent, I’ve often meditated on what role I would play in Christ’s Passion. Would I be Simon of Cyrene, helping to carry Christ’s Cross? Would I be one of the holy women ... discuss

Editorial Cartoon by AF BrancoBy a 3-2 vote, the Federal Communications Commission has approved “Net Neutrality” rules. According to FCC chairman Tom Wheeler, the new rules “ban blocking, ban th ... discuss

The Sacrifice of Isaac, by Juan de Valdes Leal (1659).First Reading: Genesis 22:1-2,9-13,15-18Responsorial: Psalm 116:10,15-19Second Reading: Romans 8:31-34Gospel: Mark 9:2-10In today’s Gospel readi ... discuss

  Welcome to the middle class, “Looney Tunes Nancy!……PapaMikeT VIDEO BELOW Click here to view the embedded video. Via IJR During a recent press event regarding the battle over the ... discuss

A few months ago, I had the opportunity to honor Lily in another beautiful way by participating in something calling "The Sacred Project."I first heard about this project last summer when several page ... discuss

They’re Here to Helpby Seton Motley, Contributing Author: Remember “Cap and Trade?” The anti-market allegedly “market-based” “solution” to man-faked global warming climate change?A cen ... discuss

Brian Ivie has wanted to make movies since age 9. Accepted into the University of Southern California-School of Cinematic Arts, he saw an L.A. Times headline one day and dreamed that directing an un ... discuss

Little Hodakio      The teacher said, "Let's begin by reviewing some American History. Who said 'Give me Liberty, or give me Death'?"      She saw a sea of blank faces, ... discuss

Good article today in Christianity Today. The Secret Shame of Abortion in the Church - Julie Roys When Jackie sent an email to her church asking about its post-abortion recovery group, she used an ali ... discuss

This past Monday marked the 70th anniversary of Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima, the most famous photograph in U.S. military history and one of the greatest photographs of all time. As is generally known ... discuss

From an interview in America magazine:Briefly put, what is post-structuralism and what is your opinion of it?Post-structuralism is a system of literary and social analysis that flared up and vanished ... discuss

“My words shall utter the uprightness of my heart: and that which my lips know they shall speak sincerely.”  ERV (Read these scriptures and more at  I Samuel ... discuss

President Obama promised that under the Affordable Care Act those who needed health insurance would be covered and that the American people wouldn’t be funding abortions. Unfortunately, it turns out ... discuss

There is nothing my dog won’t do for food. There is no command she won’t obey when we are looking, and no rule she won’t break when we are looking away, if only she can get a bit of food ... discuss

  What a long, strange trip it’s been for pot legalization in Colorado First, the law came under fire last year for not protecting youth as scores of children were taken to emergency rooms after in ... discuss

Kyiv, Ukraine, Feb 24, 2015 / 05:34 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Conflict in eastern Ukraine which began in April 2014 has pitted the country's government against separatists widely believed to be backed by R ... discuss

Today in Washington, D.C. - Feb 24, 2014:The Senate reconvened at 10 AM today. At 2:15, the Senate will resume consideration of the motion to proceed to H.R. 240, the House-passed Homeland Security ap ... discuss

Dems Claim To Be ‘Concerned About The Constitutional Separation Of Powers,’ But When The Chips Are Down They Back A President Who Is Blatantly ‘Ignoring The Law’Dem Rhetoric: ‘Frankly Am ... discuss

The world around us is changing at a velocity unprecedented in human history. But we must realize that while the world seems to be changing almost regularly before our eyes, the task of the ministry r ... discuss

Ron Paulby Ron Paul: It was one year ago last weekend that a violent coup overthrew the legally elected government of Ukraine. That coup was not only supported by US and EU governments -- much of it ... discuss

This article was published on February 23, on the HOPE Australia website.Paul RussellBy Paul Russell, Director, HOPE: preventing euthanasia & assisted suicide.There’s a subtle hypocrisy in our socie ... discuss

There’s a subtle hypocrisy in our society in regards to suicide that also plays out in cases of wrongful death and euthanasia & assisted suicide arguments. If a young person tragically dies by suici ... discuss

LifeNews has chronicled for years how abortion is often used in the most vulgar of ways against women who are victimized by rape. Abortion clinics often look the other way and rake in the cash from ab ... discuss

How can a country fight to prevent suicide with one hand and endorse it with the other? That is the question facing Canadians after the Supreme Court’s unanimous decision striking down the total ban ... discuss

BHO - "No religion is responsible for terrorism - people are responsible for violence and terrorism" SPLAT! Moving right along to the real subject of this post - We need to get clear - Islam is not ... discuss

Washington D.C., Feb 22, 2015 / 04:37 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The brutal murder of 21 Coptic Christians in Libya at the hands of ISIS last week is shining a light on the reality faced by many of Egypt ... discuss

Union Supported:‘Not Just A Pipeline,’But ‘A Lifeline For Thousands’Editorial Cartoon by AF Brancoby Marita Noon: After six years of dithering, the Keystone pipeline project has finally cleare ... discuss

Years ago there was a fellow blogger, Laura, who had a site called Catholic Teacher Musings. Alas, she stopped blogging: problems with having a blog and parents finding it. Not that she ever said anyt ... discuss

Rome, Italy, Feb 21, 2015 / 04:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The “difficult” sister of St. Therese of Lisieux is on the road to sainthood, a reminder – according to her postulator – ... discuss

Back in 2009 the author published critique of the Supreme Court case of Texas v. White. This case was a Reconstruction Era matter, which Supreme Court Chief Justice Salmon Chase manufactured into an e ... discuss

This column likes to assert that the threat to our way of life does not reflect the muscles of its enemy. Materially, the challenger is too backward to upset the world order. This applies, whether th ... discuss

Join the other Quicktakers at This Ain't the Lyceum.1.The look of my Domestic Church - from the beauty and festivity of St. Valentine's Day and Mardi Gras -to the simplicity of Lent2. I am always in a ... discuss

Rome, Italy, Feb 20, 2015 / 03:32 pm (CNA).- After meeting with Pope Francis during their ad limina visit to Rome, one of Ukraine's bishops said the country faces a humanitarian crisis in conflict are ... discuss

The women served by TNN have varying ethnic backgrounds, ages, education levels and occupations. But the characteristics that they share include the crisis of an unplanned pregnancy, and the commitmen ... discuss

Can we just be honest? The reason our society accepts killing unborn babies with Down syndrome is because we don’t want so-called “imperfect” children. I don’t know about you, but I’m tired ... discuss

On February 18th, the New Hampshire Legislature defeated HB 677, which would have prevented Planned Parenthood from receiving public funding. Currently, New Hampshire law prohibits public funding for ... discuss

Ladies Home Journal, Feb. 1913 The Girl Who Works: Some Intimate Little Talks About Her Personal Problems By Martha Keeler IN THE confusion of city sights and noises the figure of the postman, toilin ... discuss

Denver, Colo., Feb 20, 2015 / 04:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Perforated organs, metal coils lodged in colons, fetal disfigurement due to nickel poisoning. Chronic pain, exhaustion, bouts of depression and ... discuss

On February 17, one-year-old Olivia Stance died after her parents lost their long court battle to keep her on life support. Olivia was born with liver cancer and received two rounds of chemotherapy at ... discuss

Not Dead Yet Aotearoa, (NDYA) a new voice for disabled people in euthanasia and assisted suicide issues, has launched today. The organisation opposes euthanasia and assisted suicide laws and poli ... discuss

Ever since watching the Mic'd Up episode on "The (Un)Catholic Media," I've been shaking my head. Why, Michael, why? The first thirty minutes on the establishment media and dissent rags like America Ma ... discuss

Yikes! Homosexuals, dissidents, pro-abortion politicians all get a pass from the "we can't judge" crowd, but faithful Catholics reporting public acts and statements are threatened with lawsuits?What t ... discuss

Feb 19 - Homily: Loving God Makes Crosses Easier We are all called to take up our Cross daily which can often be difficult, but the love of God makes them easier. Ave Maria! Mass: Thursday after As ... discuss

If Iraq fails to deliver, the world could see oil prices surge at some point in the coming Nick Cunningham:  It may be difficult to look beyond the current pricing environment for oil, ... discuss

By Fr. Basil Cole, O.P. As Lent, the collective penitential season, is upon us, Catholics often wonder why penance is so important if confession forgives sin. Usually in the confessional, a priest giv ... discuss

“The lips of the righteous know what is acceptable, but the mouth of the wicked is perverse.”  WEB (Read these scriptures and more at  “Hannah Prays for a S ... discuss

 Diane Rehm Moonlighting As ‘Right to Die’ Fundraiser By Tim Graham Last July, we reported that NPR talk-show host Diane Rehm helped ... discuss

 How to start a productive conversation on abortion By Maria Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation Editor’s ... discuss

TweetBy Jaclyn WhiteIf you had told me three years ago that I would be standing up in front of images of abortion victims, advocating for their rights, I would have laughed at you. Yet, as I writ ... discuss

According to the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Saskatchewan, doctors in a Canadian province who refuse to cooperate with physician-assisted suicide could face disciplinary action. Bryan Salte, ... discuss

Feb 18 - Homily: Lent, The Time is Now Fr. Elias exhorts us to embrace this season of penance which begins today on Ash Wednesday by resolving to do that difficult change in our lives on which we h ... discuss

I was having a tough day. Not one of those terrible, horrible, no-good, very bad days. Just a tough day. A trying day. A long day. Mostly that—a long day. A friend steppe ... discuss

A bill to legalize doctor-prescribed suicide in Alaska has been introduced in the State Legislature. House Bill 99, sponsored by Anchorage Democrats Rep. Harriet Drummond, Rep. Andy Josephson and Rep. ... discuss

Book Details: • Author: Duane A. Garrett • Publisher: Kregel Academic (2014) • Format: hardback • Page Count: 816 • ISBN#: 9780825425516 • List Price: $39.99 • Rating: Highly Rec ... discuss

It seems like the little things that normal people find easy to do are huge, daunting, horrible, excruciating, difficult tasks for us introverts. For example, most people don’t really have pro ... discuss

Vatican City, Feb 17, 2015 / 02:01 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Following an ecumenical meeting with Pope Francis on Monday, the moderator of the Church of Scotland said the gathering  was significant, a ... discuss

In Joanna Jepsen’s new book, A Lot Like Eve: Fashion, Faith and Fig-Leaves, she shares about her difficult childhood and why she’s against aborting babies with certain fetal abnormalities. Jepsen ... discuss

  Nurses were left to handle the bodies of aborted children  Sarah Terzo  In the second trimester, abortions are sometimes done by dism ... discuss

By Catherine Mendenhall-Baugh “They are no longer two, but one.  Therefore, what God has joined together, let no one divide.” (Matthew 19:5, Mark 10:9) I hear many comments such as “It must be ... discuss

“But he said to her, You speak as one of the foolish women speaks. What? shall we receive good at the hand of God, and shall we not receive evil? In all this did not Job sin with his lips.” AK ... discuss

In England, a judge has decided that doctors could lawfully stop providing chemotherapy, end “neuro-surgical intervention” and not resuscitate a teenager who has lived with a brain tumor s ... discuss

Growing up in a small country town our way of life reflected much of America. Our teachers were many but our parents were the primary influence. We had rules at home we lived by and each home had un ... discuss

As America’s pro-life movement advances to protect mothers and pre-born children, many work daily on diverse efforts — in crisis pregnancy centers, in churches praying faithfully, on the mission ... discuss

Last July, we reported that NPR talk-show host Diane Rehm helped her husband John commit suicide by choosing not to eat or drink, then agitated for “right to die” laws in an NBC News story, where ... discuss

HLI’s Dr. Bullecer’s new pro-life program hits the road… CEBU, Philippines – According to Dr. Rene Bullecer, the director of HLI Philippines, Filipino youth are the main targets of ... discuss

by Alan Caruba, Contributing Author: "Those who do not remember the past are condemned to repeat it" is the famed quote of George Santayana, a Spanish philosopher (1863-1952). I am beginning to think ... discuss

Like so many of America's universities, North Carolina's Duke University began with a strong Judeo-Christian foundation. But, also like many of those universities, Duke has strayed from its original ... discuss

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“Righteous lips are the delight of kings. They value one who speaks the truth.”  WEB Read these scriptures and more at  The value of truth cannot be overes ... discuss

I got some really good advice at an Apologia Homeschool Conference a few years ago … and you’ll have to forgive me for paraphrasing it from memory, but it went something like this: “ ... discuss

Ramona Trevino resigned her post at Planned Parenthood as a manager of an abortion-referral center in 2011. But what made her get out of the abortion industry and end her job at the company that does ... discuss

(source: & H/T & Google both now let you post & down ... discuss

The Patriot Post: In the wake of the House debacle over the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, a group of 50 Republicans is working an another bill to establish life at conception. Rep. Alex ... discuss

Abortion clinics operate every day in the United States, suctioning and tearing preborn babies out of their mother’s wombs. What happens to the bodies of aborted babies after they are killed? Ideall ... discuss

Megan Huntsman, the Utah mother charged with six counts of first-degree felony murder in the smothering/strangling deaths of six newborn babies,today pleaded guilty to killing each of those babies. Ch ... discuss

Currently, in the United States, there are 26,000 stillbirths annually; and 6,000- 10,000 of all live births are afflicted with defects severe enough to cause neonatal death. A non-profit organization ... discuss

Utah reportedly has the longest abortion waiting period in the country.  In 2012 the Utah legislature extended the mandatory waiting period before abortion from 24 hours to 72 hours.  The executive ... discuss

California’s proposed assisted suicide law will soon face its first hearings before both the Senate Judiciary and Health Committees. After the committee assignments were announced last week, this ma ... discuss

The above picture is one that is sure to warm the heart of every good Catholic traditionalist. Here is a priest celebrating the Mass ad orientem. This is the way Mass should be celebrated. This is ... discuss

Trisomy 18, also known as Edwards syndrome, is a condition that is caused by a error in cell division, known as meiotic disjunction. According to the Trisomy 18 Foundation, the condition is extremely ... discuss

 “You can’t sweep your abortions under the rug forever” By Sarah Terzo James McNeill married a woman who had 2 abortions in her past ... discuss

It was just a few years ago that everyone was talking about hell. One disaffected Evangelical had decided to use his platform and popularity to question the very notion of hell, and, not surpr ... discuss

Denver, Colo., Feb 11, 2015 / 04:02 am (CNA).- Valentine’s Day plans do not typically include domestic abuse. Yet thousands of couples are already pre-purchasing their movie tickets for “ ... discuss

By Allison LeDoux Each year on February 11, we observe the World Day of the Sick. The first world day of the sick was held in 1993, having been instituted by Saint Pope John Paul II to be observed ann ... discuss

Vatican City, Feb 10, 2015 / 05:47 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis made a surprise stop at a shantytown on his way to celebrate Mass at a Roman parish Feb. 8 – a “secret” plan that ... discuss

In November 2010, a baby girl was born “pregnant” with twins growing inside her in Hong Kong. The deceased unborn babies were between eight and ten weeks gestation, had legs, arms, a spine, rib ca ... discuss

The Irish parliament defeat a pro-abortion bill today to expand legalized abortion by authorizing abortions on disabled babies. Leading pro-life groups lobbies extensively against the bill and urged T ... discuss

38-year old Stephanie Maundrell-Merritt had given up hope for having a baby after suffering eight miscarriages. But miraculously, on New Year’s Day 2015, Stephanie gave birth to a healthy baby girl ... discuss

Rome, Italy, Feb 10, 2015 / 08:55 am (CNA/EWTN News).- With preparations for the World Meeting of Families well underway, Pope Francis has told Archbishop Charles Chaput he hopes his visit will inspir ... discuss

   Canadian Disability groups respond to Supreme Court assisted suicide decision Editor’s note. The ... discuss

Washington D.C., Feb 10, 2015 / 04:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Just weeks after Pope Francis announced his intention to canonize missionary Father Junipero Serra during his upcoming visit to the states, a ... discuss

RORATE EXCLUSIVE: Open letter by Archbishop on the crisis in the ChurchFull text also on their site.  (they say it can be posted or linked to , so I am given the devastating contents)'It is ... discuss

by Rolley Haggard: Most evangelicals, consciously or unconsciously, gauge the spiritual health of a given church or ministry at least to some extent by its emphasis on missions, which is to say, on ... discuss

In today's world, we are faced with a dire situation that is virtually unprecedented in the history of the Church.  We need only look to Pope Francis' comments of late on how Catholics should not ... discuss

Yesterday would have been my mom's 87th birthday.  I'm re-writing this piece in honor of her, and also in preparation for Lent.Titus 2: 3  "Likewise, teach the older women to be reverent in ... discuss

Vatican City, Feb 9, 2015 / 05:27 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Cardinal Raymond Burke said he was “responding to a hypothetical situation” when he stated that he would resist any possible move by ... discuss

Text: Mark 1:1-8Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.This is the time of the year that the Christmas boxes come out of storage.  Yes, it is the time of year ... discuss

Monday of the Fifth Week in Ordinary Time(Click here for readings)By KATIE GROSSAfter making the crossing to the other side of the sea,Jesus and his disciples came to land at Gennesaretand t ... discuss

By Robert Clarke, Litigation Staff Counsel at Alliance Defending Freedom. Mary Doogan and Connie Wood are senior midwives in Scotland who believe that life begins at conception. Their legal case aros ... discuss

The short account of Zipporah being forced to circumcise her son is one of the most enigmatic and puzzling texts for modern readers. I want to look at the text here briefly and allow Duane A. Garrett ... discuss

This article was published in the Ottawa Citizen on February 6, 2015. Taylor Hyatt was a spokesperson for the Euthanasia Prevention Coalition at the Supreme Court on February 6.Taylor HyattBy Elizabet ... discuss

We would read them with a fox. We read them with some clocks. Affiliate links? We do not care. We will read them anywhere. Helen of the Old House A best-seller when it was published. This author also ... discuss

As I meditated yesterday on the presence of God, I returned to the image of Christ's descent from the cross, after he died, as he was prepared for a quick burial. I placed myself in the scene. I wante ... discuss

Saturday of the Fourth Week in Ordinary Time(Click here for readings)by GABY HUNDZAThrough Jesus, therefore, let us continually offer to God a sacrifice of praise - the fruit of lips that openly profe ... discuss

Sendvid - Instant video upload from Pamela Atlas on Vimeo.Here is the video of the Jordanian pilot being burnt alive. It is very difficult to watch, but this 20 minute film is a slickly produced, war ... discuss

That expression, "Take a hike." has a pejorative meaning to it. But I think if someone said that me, I'd smile and say, "Don't mind if I do; want to come?" How many people in our lives find us annoyin ... discuss

Today, Colorado lawmakers defeated a bill that would legalize assisted suicide.  A coalition of disability rights groups, faith-based organizations and the pro-life group Colorado Citizens for Life i ... discuss

This article was published in the National Post on February 7, 2015.By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director - Euthanasia Prevention CoalitionAlex SchadenbergThe Supreme Court of Canada has made an act ... discuss

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEToronto and Winnipeg: February 6, 2015Commentary on SCC Assisted Suicide Judgment in Carter v. Canada – Key Concerns1. The judgment creates the potential for the most permissiv ... discuss

  At times, it seems as though we have created a celebrity of sin in the pro life movement. In order to promote our agenda we sometimes exalt people to tell us of their past, sinful life. The bi ... discuss

This week’s Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored by Mitch Maher and his new blog Mitch is a pastor, teacher, and creator of Clarifying The Bible, a resourc ... discuss

We deal with it fairly often. Or maybe not that often; perhaps it just seems more frequent than it actually is. But at least a couple times a year, at least for the docs anyway. Pregnant women get sic ... discuss

The Canadian Supreme Court has struck down Canada’s ban on assisted suicide, saying it violates the right to life of terminally ill people. The Supreme Court of Canada released its decision toda ... discuss

“Awesome!” Phenomenal!” “I loved it!” These are just some of the comments that sum up the reaction of the dozens of teens and adults who at our TeenSpeak 2015 conference on January 31 in Ro ... discuss

A sate House legislative committee will vote Friday on a bill in Colorado that would legalize assisted suicide. A coalition of disability rights groups, faith-based organizations and the pro-life grou ... discuss

Vatican City, Feb 5, 2015 / 12:05 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis virtually joined seven young people with disabilities and special needs in his second Google Hangout as pontiff, sharing jokes, advi ... discuss

13 May 2014, Leslie Fain After Alexandra G. was raped at age 13, her mother opted not to take her to a doctor or a counselor, but to an abortion clinic. “She was a child of the ’60s, vehement ... discuss

Leona Doherty has a condition called uterus didelphys, which affects a very small percentage of women, and essentially has two wombs and two vaginas. She had become pregnant in the past but had suffer ... discuss

Mark Pickup is a well-known and respected disability rights activist in Canada. he authored the following letter to the Canadian Supreme Court urging it to not overturn Canada’s ban on assisted ... discuss

 The suffering brothers and sisters of aborted children By Kristi Burton Brown The siblings of aborted children sometimes find it hard to ... discuss

Washington D.C., Feb 5, 2015 / 04:16 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Even with religious freedom provisions added, LGBT discrimination laws are unlikely to draw support from Catholic bishops because they could i ... discuss

Vatican City, Feb 5, 2015 / 12:03 am (Aid to the Church in Need).- Despite the recent death of a long-imprisoned Chinese bishop, there are mixed signals suggesting the People's Republic of China wills ... discuss

Video: I Left the Abortion Clinic and Now Have a Son With Brown Eyes A woman in Chattanooga, TN., posted a video about the day she almost aborted her baby. The woman, Angela Cummings, says she wen ... discuss

SOURCE: HERE Watch VIDEO HERE   Brian Williams, the nation’s top-rated news anchor, has admitted fabricating a tale of being shot down in a helicopter over Iraq a dozen years ago. Williams apol ... discuss

by Newt Gingrich: Last month the U.S. Consumer Coalition revealed audio tapes proving what small business owners have been reporting for years: the Obama administration is throwing around threats of r ... discuss

By Stephanie Pacheco “Feminism” wears many hats. In some circles, it is the no-brainer idea that women are of equal value to men. In other places, it carries a more radical banner that advocates f ... discuss

The siblings of aborted children sometimes find it hard to deal with their trauma. (Photo credit: James Dennes on Flickr)Abortion is anything but a simple choice. It affects not just the child who die ... discuss

The Canadian Supreme Court is about to delivery its decision on euthanasia and assisted suicide. I published on this blog a letter I wrote to the Chief Justice. A few weeks later I sent a second expan ... discuss

“I put my whole life under the loving providence of Jesus’ Heart and I accept my death with faith in Him, no matter how difficult it is. Nor do I want to give it an intention, as I would l ... discuss

TweetBy Maaike RosendalThe day was just dawning as familiar sounds slowly awoke me. I could hear our two-year old throwing his stuffed animals from the top bunk to the floor, then climbing down the la ... discuss

Indiana resident Purvi Patel was found guilty late Tuesday and convicted on charges related to her killing the 25-week-old unborn baby when she took an abortion drug to induce an abortion. Patel was ... discuss

By Mark S. Latkovic, S.T.D. This is Part V of a series; find Part I here, Part II here, Part III here, and Part IV here. So many have looked to and continue to look to the Catholic Church as a reliab ... discuss

Chicago, Ill., Feb 3, 2015 / 05:43 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Despite the uncertainty that comes with cancer, Cardinal Francis George, the retired Archbishop of Chicago, says his days are filled with gratit ... discuss

Pro-Choice journalist Robin Marty was invited to the Walk for Life in Washington, D.C. by Jill Stanek to see what it is pro-life people do at these events. She wasn't infiltrating; she wasn't pre ... discuss

Going through a home foreclosure often can be a painful and difficult experience. I feel blessed to say my family has never had to go through the process, though it did happen to the previous owners o ... discuss

By Simcha Fisher | Some time ago, I shared some practical tips for how to make a difficult decision. While it can be a huge relief to make the initial choice, we sometimes still have to fac ... discuss

By Alex SchadenbergExecutive Director - Euthanasia Prevention CoalitionIra ByockDr Ira Byock, who directs the Institute for Human Caring of Providence Health & Services in Los Angeles, wrote an excel ... discuss

The clinic where this abortionist works does abortions up to 26 weeks: “The thing I like about the procedure [abortion] is that… When you feel like you are indeed a talented abortionist, you can g ... discuss

The Video via CBN.COM: Via Michael Medved’s site: Michael and Diane Medved on January 11th, 2015 All those who listen regularly to my radio show know how much I value the privilege of speakin ... discuss

Ramona and I are still reading about World War II. The other day we finished When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit. She loved it, and I do, too (as did my older girls.) It's a lovely, moving, and sometim ... discuss

Rome, Italy, Feb 2, 2015 / 09:51 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Saturday's election of Sergio Mattarella as Italy's president is an affirmation of the social commitment of Catholics in public policy, according ... discuss

By Jessie Tappel, M.S. What happens when life doesn’t turn out as you expect it to? During the Feast of the Presentation, Joseph and Mary, in great joy, bring Jesus to the temple, and they receive a ... discuss

Canada's Supreme CourtOn Friday February 6th 2015, the Canadian Supreme Court is expected to deliver its decision on Canada's laws opposing euthanasia and assisted suicide. I am not hopeful. And so th ... discuss

The Supreme Court of Canada is releasing its decision in the Carter case concerning Canada’s laws that protect people from euthanasia and assisted suicide. The Euthanasia Prevention Coalition has in ... discuss

In Italy, Pope Francis reached out to the pro-life movement and encouraged them to be faithful to their commitment to life. His comments came on the day that Italy celebrates the Day for Life; and he ... discuss

In recent years, conservative politicians have found themselves prosecuted not for the types of crimes elected officials committed in the past like theft, bribery and nepotism, but instead for nebulo ... discuss

The Supreme Court of Canada is releasing its decision in the Carter case concerning Canada’s laws that protect people from euthanasia and assisted suicide.The Euthanasia Prevention Coalition has int ... discuss

Feast of the Presentation of the Lord(Click here for readings)Since the children share in blood and flesh,Jesus likewise shared in them,that through death he might destroy the onewho has the ... discuss

These are the two speeches by Baroness Jane Campbell in the British House of Lords on January 16, 2015 opposing the assisted suicide bill.Baroness Campbell was Commissioner of the Equality and Human R ... discuss

Tomorrow MPs in the House of Commons will be asked to vote to make Britain the first country in the world to offer controversial ‘three-parent’ fertility treatments to families who want to avoid p ... discuss

Even with all of the different contraceptives and abortifacients on the market today, women forget to use their birth control, think their birth control method might have failed, or were coerced into ... discuss

The trailer is smoldering temptingly on computers around the globe. Fans of the book are checking their diaries and booking tickets online. Reviewers are readying their pens and preparing thei ... discuss

I went to visit an old friend today. As I made the long drive to his house I started counting up the years and realized I have known him for almost 50 years. To my sadness and regret I have allowed to ... discuss

Last Sunday I delivered a sermon to the congregation of Grace Bible Church as part of their observance of Sanctity of Human Life Sunday.  We had a great time at church as we reunited with several ... discuss

State suspends Lathrup Village abortion clinic license after failed health inspectionAccording to the Michigan Attorney General’s Office, the state has suspended the license of a local clinic where ... discuss

I think most of us have asked this question at some time or another. “What is God’s will for my life?” We all want to know God’s will for our lives, but how can we know? Af ... discuss

Even though the New York Times and other media outlets routinely ignore the March for Life, the annual March on the anniversary of Roe v. Wade is one of the most significant phenomena in recent Americ ... discuss

2014 Pastoral Visit of Pope Francis to Korea by Republic of Korea on Flickr lincsed under cc 2.0Last week, the Pope had a little press conference on the plane coming back from the Phillipine ... discuss

Scientifica (Cairo). 2012;2012:980812. doi: 10.6064/2012/980812. Epub 2012 Dec 13.Public Health Impact of Legal Termination of Pregnancy in the US: 40 Years Later.Thorp JM Jr. Abstract: During the 40 ... discuss

-The Cadence Group sent me a free copy of America's Suicide, if I would review it on my blog.-I confess that I generally do not read books when I suspect I will disagree with the premise.  I deci ... discuss

A year ago, Mary Elizabeth Williams told the truth. I might not agree with her -- of course I *don't* agree with her! -- but at least she has given me a clear-cut picture of those who call themselves ... discuss

Memorial Service for Brenda Grinager, (January 23, 2015) Holy Cross Lutheran Church Rocklin, California Rev. Todd A. Peperkorn (John 10:27–30) TITLE: “Hearing the Voice of the Good Shepherd” ... discuss

Forgive me dear readers; it has been nearly eight months since I have written… So, today felt like a good day to put virtual pen to virtual paper.  As thousands begin the trek to Washington, ... discuss

Friend Theresa Bonopartis at Lumina has the best post as the March For Life goes off tomorrow:"There is an amazing thing about post abortive healing. You do not have to do anything to earn it. It com ... discuss

Tonight newly elected U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA) delivered the Republican Address to the Nation after President Obama's State of the Union address. Ernst cited Americans’ worries about stagnant ... discuss

In science fiction movies, it seems like it is easy to edit the genetics of a living organism. In reality, it is very, very difficult. A new technique in genetic engineering is creating quite a b ... discuss

TweetBy Justina Van MarenHe was a short man, I was just as tall if not taller than he was. He was strolling down the sidewalk, his hands stuffed into the pockets of his black coat. And then he saw us ... discuss

Lamb of God Lutheran ChurchPleasant Prarie, WIJanuary 11th, 2014The Baptism of Our LordMatthew 3:13-17I really have two topics for you today, first on the occasion of my visit, this missionary has som ... discuss

The following was written by former pro-life leader Don Cooper in response to a post by the anti-abolitionist Jill Stanek. Please read her post and the exchange that occurred in the comments ... discuss

Remember him?This post is not just about him.  It's about what's plaguing our priests today.  And this post is based on the statement of him.Archbishop Socrates Villegas of Lingayen - Dagupa ... discuss

Huffington Post reported: In 2014, we saw the threat of al Qaeda continue to spread via affiliate groups in the Middle East, Asia and Africa. We also witnessed the unexpected resurgence of ISIS in Syr ... discuss

Last week, I received an email query that is worth sharing. It comes from a young woman who says she believes abortion is murder but came across an online argument for abortion that she had a hard ti ... discuss

Last week, I received an email query that is worth sharing. It comes from a young woman who says she believes abortion is murder but came across an online argument for abortion that she had a hard ti ... discuss

Personhood is a shift back to a Christ-centered view on the sanctity of life and all dignity of life issues. We begin with a recognition of the dignity of the human person at all stages of developmen ... discuss

TweetBy Alanna GomezIf you’ve ever read a newspaper, or just stepped outside the safety of your home, you know there are many people in the world who suffer terribly. Many of these people are young, ... discuss

A smart way to look forward is to look back first. After all, they say that you are doomed to repeat history if you don’t study it. I always like to start my year off with reflection. This year ... discuss

Each year I have made what I call "Catholic Resolutions."  These New Years Resolutions are not centered on losing weight, eating more healthy, or the like.  Rather, these resolutions each ye ... discuss

Parents Starve 22-Day-Old Baby to Death, Infan ... discuss

The following is a chapter from a book by Elisabeth Elliot that richly blessed and encouraged me, so I wanted to pass it along, as I'm sure it will impact others with similar experiences as well..."If ... discuss

“On the sixth day of Christmas, my true love gave to me, six geese a-laying ...”Geese were among the first birds to be domesticated. As our ancestors made the transformation from hunting and gathe ... discuss

It is nearly the end of the year. For some it was a year of successes and triumphs and for others it was a year of failures or disappointments!  The same goes for reading. Some books are triumpha ... discuss

The North Carolina Attorney General will appeal a federal appeals court’s ruling striking down a North Carolina law allowing women a chance to see an ultrasound of their unborn child before an a ... discuss

Here is an excerpt of an article by Nikki Finke of Deadline Hollywood: Tracking had been strong but the studio had expected a gross in the $17M-19M range. CinemaScore was a "B". The audience equally ... discuss

 THE NATIVITY OF THE LORD: MASS IN THE HOLY NIGHTST PETER'S BASILICA24 DECEMBER 2014"The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light; those who dwelt in a land of deep darkness, on the ... discuss

On Friday, Governor Kasich signed Ohio Right to Life’s adoption reform legislation, S.B. 250, following historic bipartisan majority votes from the Senate, 29-1, and the House of Representatives ... discuss

Jeane and Paul Briggs have 34 children. Had they had them naturally that might set some sort of record, but 29 of the couple’s children are kids they adopted from other countries in difficult ci ... discuss

New York City, N.Y., Dec 22, 2014 / 09:22 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Despite the violence, darkness and confusion of the world, we can find hope and peace in the promise of Christ, said Cardinal Timothy M. ... discuss

This is going to be a quick post because I have a lot of things to do in a short amount of time. Long story short: mom has shingles and I had to take her to urgent care -- and then drive her back when ... discuss

Jason by Justus Miles Forman, about whom Wikipedia has this interesting entry: His only play, The Hyphen, appeared in 1915 but did not receive the success Forman expected. The Hyphen was a topical dra ... discuss




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