Topic: duty

WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — The wife of a disgraced Illinois police officer who staged his suicide to appear he was gunned down in the line of duty, sparking an intensive manhunt, pleaded not guilty Wedne ... discuss

"Your great-grandchildren won't thank you when the state is all-powerful because we didn't fight."by Mark Tapson: For an entertaining change of pace, check out this brief clip from a recent episode of ... discuss

by Dalan McEndree: In recent days, signs of a possible breakthrough in the year-long stand-off between Russia and Saudi Arabia on crude production strategy have emerged. Saudi Arabia, OPEC's dominant ... discuss

By Dr. Aaron Linderman The Catholic Church’s teachings regarding war and peace are challenging. While we happily affirm the general superiority of peace over war, violence has become so commonplace& ... discuss

This from Occupy Democrats: This from the Unites States Founding Fathers: When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected ... discuss

By Steven Ertelt Rand Paul, the pro-life senator from Kentucky, announced today that he is suspending his presidential campaign after a poorer-than-hoped-for showing in Iowa on Monday night. Paul, t ... discuss

Rand Paul, the pro-life senator from Kentucky, announced today that he is suspending his presidential campaign after a poorer-than-hoped-for showing in Iowa on Monday night. Paul, the son of former pr ... discuss

DENVER (AP) — A weekend brawl at a Denver motorcycle show that left one dead and seven others injured was between a club of off-duty law enforcement and another group, lawyers for both biker organiz ... discuss

Vatican City, Feb 2, 2016 / 05:59 am (CNA/EWTN News).- As the Chinese New Year approaches, Pope Francis has granted an interview to Hong Kong’s Asia Times in which he touches on an array of topi ... discuss

The CMP Videos Reveal As Much About The Church As About Planned Parenthood“Does not everything depend on our interpretation of the silence around us?” ~ Lawrence DurrellImage courtesy of ddpavumba ... discuss

1) The Provincial Lady in America by E. M. Delafield ~ I found this at Goodwill and was intrigued enough to invest .89 cents in it. Delafield was a British writer in the 1930s and is most famous for ... discuss

It has been more than a year since the Obama Administration promised to investigate a California order that forces churches to fund abortions through health insurance plans. Despite the repeated urgin ... discuss

By Micaiah Bilger It has been more than a year since the Obama Administration promised to investigate a California order that forces churches to fund abortions through health insurance plans. Despit ... discuss

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Paramedics on duty were robbed at gunpoint in two major cities in South Africa in recent days, raising concerns about the safety of emergency responders in a country with a high ... discuss

Maybe you’ve seen that hilarious news footage of a man unexpectedly coming face to face with a bear. He is on his own property, distracted by his phone, when he looks up right into the face ... discuss

“The liberties of our Country, the freedom of our civil constitution are worth defending at all hazards: And it is our duty to defend them against all attacks. We have receiv’d them as a fair ... discuss

The accusation against the Church for being either right or left wing tells you more about the contemporary political assumptions than about the political inclination of Catholicism. The Church will s ... discuss

 Justifying suicideBy Paul Russell, Founder, HOPE Australia A few days ago I reported on two articles that appeared in the pro-euthanasia/assisted suicide Melbourne newspaper, The Age ... discuss

TweetBy Christine De BaetsFew things give the same satisfaction as completing a puzzle: going from coloured pieces in chaotic disarray, to having every hole neatly filled and every segment matched to ... discuss

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta leads an interfaith memorial service honoring Kenyan soldiers killed while on peacekeeping duty in Somalia. ... discuss

Mumbai, India, Jan 26, 2016 / 04:25 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The Archdiocese of Bombay issued a clarification last week after WhatsApp users in Maharashtra were circulating a 'misleading' message which pr ... discuss

Reverend John Piper recently wrote an essay advocating Christian pacifism in the face of mortal threats to life and limb. The following is a detailed rebuttal. “As chancellor of Bethlehem Colle ... discuss

Today’s Kindle deals include Preaching the Whole Counsel of God by Julius Kim ($5.99); Everyday Grace by Jessica Thompson ($1.99); PROOF by Daniel Montgomery & Timothy Paul Jon ... discuss

By Joe Kral Find the developing series on issues to consider this election season here. In November 2015 the US Bishops approved their latest edition of Forming Consciences for Faithful Citizenship. T ... discuss

CHICAGO (AP) — Two Chicago police officers whose official accounts of a 2014 fatal shooting of a black teenager by white Officer Jason Van Dyke contradict parts of a squad-car video have been put on ... discuss

by Paul Jacob, Contributing Author: Democrats aren't very good at democracy. Consider the party's presidential contest, as I did yesterday at Townhall. As an appetizer, I noted the Democratic National ... discuss

NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Authorities say a volunteer firefighter was shot to death when responding to a medical emergency call at a rural home near Little Rock. ... discuss

By Bill Callen Top Right News Chick-fil-A, the same fast-food outlet that constantly gets accused by liberals of being evil, has once again proved the opposite to the world. This time it did so by un ... discuss

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Relatives of an 18-year-old whose fatal shooting by an off-duty St. Louis police officer led to protests have filed a wrongful death lawsuit. ... discuss

Dr. Walter E. Williamsby Dr. Walter E. Williams: Last July, Anthony Hervey, an outspoken black advocate for the Confederate flag, was killed in a car crash. Arlene Barnum, a surviving passenger in the ... discuss

Earlier this month, President Obama delivered his final State of the Union address. He never mentioned abortion, but he did have a lot to say about the future—“the kind of future our kids ... discuss

Earlier this month, President Obama delivered his final State of the Union address. He never mentioned abortion, but he did have a lot to say about the future—“the kind of future our kids ... discuss

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration's nominee to be the Army's top civilian official is worried about plans to reduce the Army's size to 450,000 active-duty troops. ... discuss

TARTUS, Syria (AP) — A Russian navy missile cruiser is on duty off Syria's coast to help protect a Russian air base with an array of long-range missile systems. ... discuss

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say an off-duty Homeland Security agent shot and critically wounded a man who tried to rob him near his home in Jacksonville. ... discuss

Even if you don’t believe in the sanctity of life, and the authority God has over deciding when life begins and ends, consider the practical application of euthanasia:  If not God, or “fa ... discuss

By Conor Beck The U.S. Supreme Court today refused to hear a case involving a pro-life law in Arkansas that would ban abortion when the baby’s heart starts beating. At 22 days into pregnancy, ... discuss

sourceChristmas season is well upon us, and I find myself asking this question: How can I make this time of year about Christ? How can I make him the centerpiece of my Christmas season? That was ... discuss

Cultural Center, ChicagoAmerican Christian Church"Separation of Powers"America is in trouble.  The very foundations of the country are at risk.  There has never been anything like America.&n ... discuss

You are all children of light, children of the day. We are not of the night or of the darkness. So then let us not sleep, as others do, but let us keep awake and be sober. -1 Thessalonians 5:5-6 ESV ... discuss

    2 fatal mistakes made by Roe v. Wade Kristi Burton Brown  Roe v. Wade has been the most fatal judicial decision in U.S. history. In the aftermath of Roe, 58 million ba ... discuss

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Police are investigating after an off-duty officer heckled NASCAR star Tony Stewart and was confronted by the driver. ... discuss

As discussed in Part I of this article, the Constitution attests and secures that government is prohibited from infringing on the inviolable right of the individual to effectively weaponize against a ... discuss

Somebody thinks I ought to begin my day with porn. On Sunday I opened my inbox early in the day and found an image of a naked woman waiting for me there—not exactly how I wanted to begin my ... discuss

LSN:WASHINGTON, D.C., January 13, 2016 (LifeSiteNews) - After decades as a crusader against any restriction or regulation of abortion, Democratic Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi said yesterday, "I don’t ... discuss

SIS, some of whose fighters are shown here,has promised to be "in direct confrontation" with Americans. (AP File Photo)by Terence Jeffrey: "Our last message is to the Americans," Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi ... discuss

Many politicians are some combination of the following: hypocritical, venal, self-interested, provincial, demagogic, too ideologically rigid, too easily manipulated, not close enough to the people, to ... discuss

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Little Rock Police say an off-duty officer who was shot in the shoulder during a robbery attempt at an Arkansas restaurant has been released from a hospital and that a secon ... discuss

This past summer, I was visiting family and walking up the main street in town.  The sidewalk was just big enough for two people to walk side by side.  Typically, people walking down the sid ... discuss

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Little Rock Police say an off-duty officer has suffered non-life-threatening injuries after being shot in the shoulder during a robbery attempt at an Arkansas restaurant. ... discuss

Guest Post by David MartinPope Francis' ecumenical prayer intentions for January 2016 is that all religions will collaborate and be one. In his monthly address delivered on January 6, the feast of ... discuss

Therefore, as I have already stated, I am torn. With my vote I will seek to protect my country and my family. But with my practice, I will seek to show charity in deed and word. They might be bringing ... discuss

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Officials in Alabama's Mobile County say marriage license operations have resumed despite an order from state Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore saying judges have a "minister ... discuss

The funny thing is, the mayor of this city says that “Islam had nothing to do with it!” Yeah, okay. The video: The Story: PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Authorities say a Philadelphia police off ... discuss

You are all children of light, children of the day. We are not of the night or of the darkness. So then let us not sleep, as others do, but let us keep awake and be sober. -1 Thessalonians 5:5-6 ESV ... discuss

TweetBy Caroline SlingerlandThe beINSPIRED concept isn’t a new one to anyone who’s attended our trainings or follows our blog. On our website we have a tab dedicated to showcase people who are ins ... discuss

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Prosecutors in Anne Arundel County say an off-duty Baltimore police officer who shot and killed a man he said was trying to rob him acted in self-defense. ... discuss

January 7th is the optional memorial of Saint Raymond of  Peñafort, a Spanish Dominican friar from the 13th century who served as the third Superior-General of the Order. He is the patron saint ... discuss

 Nativity, Brian Kershinik, shamelessly pinched from a random Pinterest page.(see also the artist's website)On many occasions, the Church feels the joy and duty to raise her song to God with thes ... discuss

Fiorella Nash, a researcher and writer working for SPUC, has sent me her characteristically compelling and candid review of Chiara Corbella Petrillo: A Witness to Joy, published this year. Before read ... discuss

1 Samuel 16:1-13 David is anointed as kingPhilippians 2:1-11 “Every knee shall bow”Matthew 2:1-12 “Where is he that is born king?”So far in this Advent Season we've seen Christ as our prophet ... discuss

The usual answer to this question is that it was adjusted, like many Church feast days, to coincide with the pagan feast days, this one being the winter solstice. This is a convenient explanation, bu ... discuss

Germany is working to assimilate its growing Muslim population with a new television program, “Marhaba” (“hello” in Arabic). In “a series of ten, five-minute online video ... discuss

Question: "Now that the Christmas season has begun — in our secular society called the “holiday season” — there are parties held at workplaces. But we are fasting, and the celebration of the L ... discuss

Hello! I have a wonderful opportunity for you! But first, I want to tell you about a big change SFLI made this year. Reflecting back, I’m in awe of how God works through SFLI in amazing ways! In th ... discuss

The beginning of secession? Texas wants to nullify all federal gun lawsTrust me. The secession movement is well underway in Texas. And thank God for that.As for this "anti-commandeering" act which re ... discuss

"If you think freedom of the world to be real, so that you even seal it with a crown, you have returned to the slavery of man, imagining it to be freedom; you have lost the freedom of Christ, fancying ... discuss

I pray in front of two abortion clinics (both located in the same building) in downtown Brooklyn every week.  I see the young women entering that building.  I am always amazed that 90% to 95 ... discuss

by Clare CromieRecently I stopped to have a conversation with a young man raising funds for Amnesty International on College Green. We bantered back and forth about what it really meant to be a person ... discuss

This post is the third part of my response on a gun control thread on Facebook. Specifically, my response to:3. Self defense is a natural right, but it is not unlimited.This statement is obvious, and ... discuss

We've all seen "Saving Private Ryan" and "Band of Brothers," but here's a list of facts from World War II that youprobably didn't know.  The first German serviceman killed in the war was kil ... discuss

THE FINAL TOAST! They bombed Tokyo 73 years ago.   They once were among the most universally admired and revered men in the United States .. There were 80 of the Raiders in April 1942, ... discuss

This post is in response is to Jayne, a traditionalist who has commented that I am not being fair to traditionalists by painting them all with the same brush.  We have gone back and forth on a pr ... discuss

Several restaurants are offering something free to veterans and active duty military personnel on Veterans Day, Nov. 11. From free breakfast items to complete meals. Note: Offers good&n ... discuss

TweetBy Cameron CoteAs I attempt to process the results from Monday’s federal election, several things have become clear to me. Possibly the most obvious of these is that millions of Canadians decid ... discuss

This post is in reply to Laramie Hirsch, who has written a post on his blog, "The Hirsch Files" in response to this blog. Laramie's post is entitled, "St. Catherine of Siena Does NOT Warn Traditionali ... discuss

As our Voice of the Family team leaves Rome today after a month of engaging with the Family Synod, I take this opportunity of thanking so many people for your prayers and encouragement.One very positi ... discuss

Allow me to draw your attention to a truly remarkable interview about this month's Family Synod recorded here in Rome with Dr Anca-Maria Cernea, a medical doctor from Romania.  The interview is e ... discuss

SourceThe Catholic blogosphere and internet have been awash with weeping and and wailing and gnashing of teeth over the Synod on the Family. As far as many in the Catholic blogosphere are concerned, ... discuss

"Yes, I am a fundamentalist," says Cardinal BurkeSourceAs I recently blogged [HERE], one of the topics covered by Pope Francis in his speech before the Joint Session of Congress was the the dangers of ... discuss

Voice of the Family offers below a selection of news and analysis of the first week of the Ordinary Synod on the Family. Voice of the Family is an initiative of Catholic laity from 26 pro-life, pro-fa ... discuss

Cover of New York PostI recently received a comment from a Catholic who asked that I list some positive accomplishments of Pope Francis. It's kind of a surprising request as the majority of Catholics ... discuss

“That the future glory shall be heightened by the temptations of this present time, which have been bravely met and successfully resisted. It is not merely that the coming blessedness shall be a ... discuss

© United Feature Syndicate.It almost sounds like the plot of an absurdist comedy written by the team that brought us Revenge of the Nerds: Computer scientists gather to combat global poverty, only to ... discuss

The White HouseOffice of the Press SecretaryFor Immediate ReleaseApril 22, 2015Remarks by the President on the Impacts of Climate ChangeThe Everglades, Florida3:16 P.M. EDTTHE PRESIDENT:  Hello, ... discuss

The world needs Planned Parenthood. The supporters of Planned Parenthood (PP) repeatedly assure us of this fact. With every gruesome video released demonstrating the callous disregard for the lives de ... discuss

My scoutmaster, Don Powell, passed away today. I re-post this in his honor. Thank you, Don. Thank you for helping so many boys become men.   I spent much of my youth in the Boy Scouts.  Simply p ... discuss

On July 17 on the Patheos blog Unfundamentalist Christians, a blog dedicated to repackaging Christianity for greater feminist and LGBT friendliness, guest contributor April Kelsey’s bio proclaims he ... discuss

John Jay Hooker is a familiar name in the state of Tennessee. Until recently he had been described in a tongue and cheek manner as a political gadfly and perennial candidate.   A gifted orat ... discuss

Our Founders shaped a remedy for judicial tyranny, and we ignore it at our peril.Entirely justified by the 9th and 10th Amendments, a surefire and sensible solution to judicial overreach is STATE NULL ... discuss

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

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

Bruce Jenner is now officially pretending to be a woman, and we are advised from nearly every quarter that he deserves respect and support and plaudits for this "courageous" and "difficult" decision t ... discuss

The death of an American soldier in combat is painful. The agony of loss is heart-wrenching. I’ve looked at the faces of the dead, those who were beside me talking only a few moments ago. I̵ ... discuss

Yes, the statue of the Blessed Virgin Mary shown above is that of a 8-1/2 to 9 month pregnant Mary. I admit that is an image of Mary we rarely see. In fact for most people the only image of Mary pregn ... discuss

Brethren, Peace be with you.Welcome to another iteration of my irregular, quick-draw, short news commentary. Let's get going.The canonical visitation of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious (L ... discuss

Believing that Western powers had a right and duty to force Iran to the negotiating table reflects the assumption that so many of us have taken for granted - that Iran has been pursuing nuclear weapon ... discuss

Really?Following the most recent measles outbreak, popular contempt for vaccine skeptics (or, as their detractors prefer, “anti-vaxxers”) has reached an alarming high.  Even mainstream news s ... discuss

It should go without saying that the most sacred duty of our elected representatives is to uphold and defend the Constitution of the United States. Only on the Left would any American think otherwise. ... discuss

Dear Drs Kahlenborn, Peck, and Severs,I suspect that the vast majority of Catholics - including faithful Catholics involved with pro life concerns - would be flabbergasted to learn that the use of pot ... discuss

 I hold the Magna Carta as a sacred document. It is part of our Canadian 800 year history of freedom and liberty. My friends John Robson  and Brigitte Pellerin, are making a documentary on t ... discuss

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Another year, another retrospective, and thanks to Wikipedia for refreshing my recollection:January1: Marijuana stores open in Colorado.3: A deadly winter storm hits the northeastern United States.9: ... discuss

Each year, the holiday season brings with it many historic traditions, like the red cups at Starbucks, the bad pop Christmas songs playing in every retail store in the country, and the revived rhetori ... discuss

When outrageous becomes the norm, we've already breached that much touted tipping point; we've slipped into the realm of self-destruction.Despite the serial lawlessness and incremental foundational se ... discuss

I originally posted this in 2005 and have updated it a couple of times. I like to present it every December 7th as the story is as poignant as ever, especially with our troops still in theater in Af ... discuss

These types of tragedies are part of the world, one to which we do not belong but must spend our time, and so the suffering is real and excruciating at times. Dear friends, Many of you know Sean and B ... discuss

Read the whole thing, but here's something of a summary passage:Alinsky, too, rejected ideological dogmatism. He taught that the successful radical is the wolf in sheep’s clothing: burrowing into th ... discuss

Ten years ago this month, ‘Okie’ made the switch from being a Blogger.com blog to a self-hosted WordPress-powered platform for my personal bloviating.  Like this year, 2004 was also an e ... discuss

Two months ago the Louisiana Supreme Court ruled that a priest in a particular case should break the seal of confession. The priest was ordered to testify if a certain individual went to confession to ... discuss

Central, south and west Phoenix have a unique opportunity this November to elect a genuine pro-life candidate to Congress.  Since 1991 the area - now known as Congressional District 7 - has had t ... discuss

Boehner to take Obama to federal court on executive overreach?Impeachment won't work. Filing suit won't work. Only defunding can alter this regime’s reckless course. Ultimately, of course, the most ... discuss

Yesterday, I took a quick swerve as I heard Colorado Christian College professor and KNUS talk show hostess, Krista Kafer say she wouldn't have a problem voting for a "pro-choice" candidate since abor ... discuss

A few weeks ago on a Tuesday evening we took Mary's mother, Harriet Thackrah, to Shuttleworth Park for a ball game. The Mohawks were offering one of their many crowd-pleasing promotions, with veterans ... discuss

“American Soldier” “And I will always do my duty, no matter what the price. I’ve counted up the cost, I know the sacrifice. Oh, and I don’t want to die for you, But i ... discuss

I've occasionally resurrected old articles and columns I have written in the past. This week is the 9th anniversary of the intentional starving of Terri Schiavo, who was said by the media to have been ... discuss

My new migraine book is out under my pen name so I'd like to share my story about how I used to suffer from migraines. I used to have terrible migraines. I had them almost every day. They we ... discuss

The following excellent article is from Rolley Haggard, a feature writer for BreakPoint.   From Auschwitz to ChurchwitzFor Millions, Our Steeples Are SmokestacksBy Rolley HaggardReturning ho ... discuss

As Obama declares he will start enforcing laws with his pen and phone, therefore bypassing Congress and unilaterally implementing regulations and creating laws at his descretion...we find out more abo ... discuss

Marriage has its moods over the years just like you and your spouse do from day to day. So how you feel about your marriage at any given moment is not necessarily how you will feel about your marriage ... discuss

This essay was originally published in Christian Democracy Magazine.How should a devout Christian approach politics? [i]  To what or to whom does ou turn for guidance?[ii]ly, Christians often rel ... discuss

That verse is found of the Book of Proverbs, chapter 29 and verse 2 and its profundity is eternal regardless of whether or not a person or a nation is familiar with the Bible.Here in the United States ... discuss

Our founding fathers were well aware of the fact that godly righteousness exalts a nation. This belief was based on the Word of God in which so many of our founders were well versed. Passages througho ... discuss

-By Warner Todd Huston The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) thinks it has a great selling point with its announcement that it took 5 firearms a day from passengers trying to board planes ... discuss

Doug Kmiec has, apparently, gone off the deep end. Seriously, I got nothing. In fact, this latest cry for attention is ... well ... just sad:... Since he has returned, I’ve followed his curious post ... discuss

Getting it Right on Life By Brian Johnston   Important issues sometimes require a renewed call for clarity.   Such is the case in the Right to Life debate.  I have been involved in this bat ... discuss

Getting it Right on Life By Brian Johnston   Important issues sometimes require a renewed call for clarity.   Such is the case in the Right to Life debate.  I have been involved in this bat ... discuss

My husband and I have been foster parents (and adoptive and birth parents) since 2002. This past week we attended training to become teachers of future foster parents. We are so excited to pass on eve ... discuss

-By Warner Todd Huston Former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates went after the Obama administration quite hard in his new book about his days working for Obama. And now Obama is showing how thin-skinn ... discuss

So yesterday we saw that ever since the birth of capitalism, the Popes and also the bishops (in the documents of Vatican II), have not ceased to point out the deficiencies of that economic philosophy. ... discuss

I am getting sick of all the so-called "conservative" Catholics and their dimwitted supporters in the comboxes lambasting Pope Francis for what he said in his recent Apostolic Exhortation.If any of th ... discuss

Although Colorado is often credited for passing America's first abortion law, it was actually Mississippi ~ as States of Refuge reminds us."The eyes of America are upon you. Abortion began in Ame ... discuss

I originally posted this in 2005 and have updated it a couple of times. I like to present it every December 7th as the story is as poignant as ever, especially with our troops still in theater in Afgh ... discuss

Wesley Smith has often said that the mere legal availability of euthanasia (and with it assisted suicide) to respect the "right" to die with "dignity" will lead to a duty to die.Only the selfish will ... discuss

“Unbelievable that Government has never debated contents of Bill live on air,” says Cora SherlockThe Pro Life Campaign said it is disappointed at the result of this evening’s Second Stage v ... discuss

Perry's Victory on Lake Erie by Currier and Ives.A copy of this print hangs in my bathroom.On this day 200 years ago - 10 September 1813, Master Commandant Oliver Hazard Perry, United States Navy, won ... discuss

Last week, in a most unsavory move, Denver's KNUS morning drive time talk show host, Peter Boyles devoted two hours to promoting the new and improved Hemlock Society.The pro-euthanasia organization's ... discuss

Diary of Saint Maria Faustina Kowalska: Divine Mercy in My Soul by Faustina Kowalska My rating: 4 of 5 stars Sister Faustina writes her diary as a very frank and open disclosure of visions and locutio ... discuss

South Sudan's President Salva Kiir sacks cabinet, including his deputy Riek Machar [1] South Sudan's ousted cabinet barred from entering ministries [2] UK Minister for Africa Mark Simmonds urges ... discuss

Today was the 150th anniversary of the bloodiest battle of the Civil War, Gettysburg. To honor the dead lost in this tragedy,  President Lincoln took the opportunity to give a speech which resoun ... discuss

After Nancy Pelosi's latest bizarre reaction to a question from a reporter concerning the Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act sponsored by Arizona congressman Trent Franks, I received a number o ... discuss

I received this story from Ann over at As They Rise Up It is a beautiful story she shares in hopes that others don't make the same mistake she made.  I was young when I got married, onl ... discuss

A BABY at just 8 weeks! Doesn't look like a blob to me!How is this NOT a human being?? Another Letter to Prime Minister Stephen Harper, I will post the "response" if I get one:Dear Prime Minister ... discuss

Jerome Lejeune was born in France in 1926. Captivated at the age of 13 by Dr. Benassis, the hero of Balzac's novel 'The Country Doctor', he too wanted to become a country doctor, dedicated to the care ... discuss

My First Call.It is my third day as an intern. I started with Neurosurgery and I am still learning the basics; there are actually a lot to learn. A strike by doctors just started a few days ago and p ... discuss

I solemnly pledge myself to consecrate my life to the service of humanity; I will give to my teachers the respect and gratitude which is their due;I will practice my profession with conscience an ... discuss

I share some of my collections of Viktor Frankl quotes. Below each is a short commentary that I have made."An incurably psychotic individual may lose his usefulness but yet retain the dignity of a hum ... discuss

Tired, sweaty and nervous, I felt a big relief when the Intern-on-call showed up in the ward. It was time to go home. I was still at her bedside; we had been there for some hours now, except for momen ... discuss

Pro-woman and Pro-life: Just my cup of tea! Despite what many feminists may claim being pro-life does not automatically disqualify you from being a feminist. In fact many of the first women to fight f ... discuss

BIRMINGHAM MARCH FOR... !!!!!! “Life is an opportunity, benefit from it.Life is beauty, admire it.Life is a dream, realize it.Life is a challenge, meet it.Life is a duty, complete it.Life ... discuss

A hand shot up from among the troops sitting on the ground. It was an eager sergeant who raised his hand and asked if he could help. In front of the troops was an enthusiastic young lady who was a vol ... discuss

I wrote a previous post on Horton's attempts to show TULIP in the church fathers. Someone recently asked me to comment on a list of patristic citations that are supposed to show the Limited ... discuss

It’s offensive to ask where Barack spent the Benghazi debacle, nee terrorist attack on September 11, 2012, because, dammit. [Video here.] Shorter Dan Pfeiffer: It’s none of your business how ... discuss

Well what a grand few weeks it's been. This is my first time sat at a real computer since the election of our Holy Father, Pope Francis. Let me tell you about my reaction when I saw him walk out to bl ... discuss

Few of us really understand the life of St. Francis, the young man who renounced everything for the kingdom - in a sense redeeming the life of the rich young man in the Gospel story who just could not ... discuss

For any who still recall the assault of Colorado's Everett Stadig, aka " Abe" last June, the ongoing saga has all but evaporated from the media. Certainly, Westword has done the job that The Denver P ... discuss

The Obama administration claims they've been working to resolve the oil spill in the Gulf "from day one."You be the judge (based on photo essay from PolitiPage):Looks like a lot more attention to "gol ... discuss

Reposting from last year... click here to read more about Project 2,996. The goal is to honor those who lost their lives on 9/11 by remembering them. ~~~~~~~~ Joseph Maffeo, age 30, was a firefight ... discuss

From the Idaho Statesman:   Owyhee Prosecutor Doug Emory said Thursday he would not seek the death penalty against Herrera, who could still be sent to prison for life, without parole, if found gu ... discuss

Twenty years.  It truly doesn't seem possible that I just wrote that.  I don't feel nearly old enough to remember anything that happened 20 years ago.  But indeed, I remember so vividly ... discuss

This is my second post on my WordPress blog, "Eating Slowly."  I'm phasing out this one, so be sure to head on over and follow me before I quit posting here altogether!  I've added a "Follow ... discuss

I've gone and done it, folks; I've set up my new-and-hopefully-improved blog over on Word Press.  For now I'm calling it "Eating Slowly"  --which is kind of a misleading title given the fact ... discuss

It was toward the end of the film; Valjean is talking to Marius and explaining why Cosette cannot know about his past.   They are in a room that has no ornaments on the wall save a tiny cru ... discuss

-By Warner Todd Huston As the Middle East erupts in flames and as his foreign policy scheme is burned up with it, President Obama refused a meeting with Israel’s Benjamin Netanyahu and instead w ... discuss

Users have different preferences and choices when it comes with extras such as the toshiba e740 software for Toshiba laptop service. One of the toshiba e740 software with the toshiba e740 software it ... discuss

by Patrick B. Craine August 1, 2012 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York made the stunning admission in March that he believes America’s bishops had failed in their duty to teac ... discuss

by Ben Johnson TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCES, NM, July 30, 2012, (LifeSiteNews.com) – New Mexico State Police say a 29-year-old former deputy attempted to pay for an abortion to cover up his sexual relation ... discuss

Everyone knows the toshiba a70 problem may not come very cheap. As a result of a USB port where you will find that the toshiba a70 problem. Thereafter your Toshiba coupon codes will be ready to start ... discuss

I too the kids to our very small area library this morning. Just how small is a sight! The entire library is housed in a double wide construction type trailer. They make the best of what they have, th ... discuss

Butch Otter wants Dean Sorensen as Chairman of the State Republican Party. He also wants closed primaries revisited so that once again the primaries can open so that we have more numbers of people vot ... discuss

by Ben Johnson GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN, May 25, 2012, (LifeSiteNews.com) – The mayor who referred to pro-life activists as “the forces of darkness” told the graduating class at a Presbyterian sem ... discuss

Time for statistics: Roughly 24% of my time over the last 19 years has been spent dressed in scrubs. Approximately 33% has been lived in pajamas.  The other 43% of my hours have mostly been spent ... discuss

by The Editors April 13, 2012 (LifeSiteNews.com) - Bioedge published a good article this week discussing the claim by some bioethicists that parents be required to use pre-implantation genetic diagnos ... discuss

-By Warner Todd Huston The Titanic sunk 100 years ago this year. The great ship went down in international waters as a vessel of British registry. When it went down the United States was barely a pres ... discuss

at Catholic OnlineAfter Sandra Fluke's testimony before Congress recently, two things became clear:  1) This controversy is political theater if I ever saw it, and 2) modern, secular "feminism" m ... discuss

by Anonymous March 14, 2012 (AmericanThinker.com) - My soul carries a new scar.  The pain is fresh and keen, and I know that while time might see the pain fade, I will never fully recover from wh ... discuss

Congressman Ron Paul is a consistent defender of the right to life.  That's why he was endorsed here in 2008 and again, today. Ron Paul has the best and most practical plan to overturn Roe vs. Wad ... discuss

As mentioned last week, the grocery store run to restock on melatonin didn't actually happen.  Regretfully, as it turns out, because by the end of the week, the short supply of sleep apparently star ... discuss

Life surprises you sometimes. Yesterday morning, for instance, I woke up and there was a newborn calf standing beside her mother. A heifer, even. My net worth went up about a hundred dollars just like ... discuss

The public school system in America has become a dismal failure. But education in many other times and cultures has been quite successful. The ancient Greeks, whose civilization was at its height arou ... discuss

One of the most common arguments that school authorities use to justify public schools is that all children have a "right" to an education. Public-school apologists claim that all children have a righ ... discuss

At the time of the last presidential election, some may have thought that I overstated things in finding parallels with the dystopian world described in Robert Hugh Benson’s Lord of the World, in wh ... discuss

"On Monday, when tens of thousands march on Washington, they will mostly be ignored by the mainstream media. They ignore the silent voices of the little ones in the womb and will try to suppress the ... discuss

Father John Cihak is the director of the Respect Life Office in the Archdiocese of Portland, Oregon and Pastor of Sacred Heart-St. Louis in Gervais. He is also responsible for a discernment weekend a ... discuss

“A woman sued a Chicago clinic of Planned Parenthood for malpractice in 2006, two years after having an abortion, claiming she didn’t make the right decision because the clinic’s counselor didn ... discuss

The current US Attorney General is probably the last person who should be discussing illegal guns, er, undocumented boom sticks, but, then, Fast and Furious seemed to be more about creating a situatio ... discuss

by John-Henry Westen VATICAN, December 14, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A ringing endorsement of parents’ “absolute right and Divine duty to educate their children about human sexuality” was pres ... discuss

By Michael JohnsWe should know at least this by now: One of the first signs of failed and lost political leadership is often the creation of a government commission.On the surface, the development of ... discuss

by Peter Baklinski PETERBOROUGH, Ontario, October 21, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Since its inception in 1980, Peterborough Pro-Life has never swerved from what it considers its primary duty: publicly ... discuss

by Fr. Frank Pavone September 19, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) - Whether it’s an election year or not, I see to it that Priests for Life echoes loud and clear the duty of citizens to inform themselves ab ... discuss

by Thaddeus Baklinski NETHERLANDS, September 8, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – According to new guidelines from the Dutch national doctors association, doctors with moral objections to euthanasia have &# ... discuss

by Patrick B. Craine The practice of fraternal correction, encouraging and admonishing those around us when they fall into sin, is a harrowing experience.  This Christian duty has often been negl ... discuss

by Jeremy Kryn CHICAGO, IL, August 31, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – An Illinois appeals court rejected on Friday an abortion remorse lawsuit, denying the woman’s argument that she is entitled to dama ... discuss

by Matthew Cullinan Hoffman July 25, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) - Cardinal Robert Sarah is warning that priests who fail in their duty to oppose the breakdown of morality in modern society, particularly ... discuss

Federalist № 2Concerning Dangers from Foreign Force and InfluenceTo the People of the State of New York:When the people of America reflect that they are now called upon to decide a question, which, ... discuss

Tim and I have been tasked with an amazing responsibility.  We are parents to 3 sweet children, and we have a duty to God to raise them to fear and honor Him with their lives through their charac ... discuss

With an unwanted pregnancy, there are essentially 3 main people involved.  The baby, the mother, and the father.  In pro-life circles we tend to (with good reason) focus on the baby.  T ... discuss

Governor Jerry Brown has a controversial  bill on his desk awaiting his response. SB48, according to Equality California (a group which favors this legislation) will: ... amend the Education Cod ... discuss

“Don’t waste your time dreaming of being someone else. Don’t try to be someone else. Work and pray at being yourself. Be who you are, where you are. Concentrate on the little everyday problems a ... discuss

From Mary Meets Dolly:What is the Catholic view on Embryo Adoption?It has been estimated that there are as many as half a million frozen IVF embryos in fertility clinics across the United States waiti ... discuss

From The Catholic ThingBy Austin RuseA Catholic bishop just released a warning to Catholic parents about – of all things – the Girl Scouts. Auxiliary Bishop James Conley of Denver praises the Girl ... discuss




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