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 The beauty of unborn life, the ugliness of abortion, and the shock of recognitionBy Dave Andrusko What do hair, fingernails, and the following comment from a woman at the front desk ... discuss

I posted this in years past and find I cannot improve on the basics it presents for my reflection and celebration of this apostle who spoke so forthrightly and acknowledged Truth as soon as he found i ... discuss

July 3rd is the feast of St. Thomas the Apostle, the patron saint against doubt. He is also the patron of  architects, blind people, builders, construction workers, geometricians, masons, stone m ... discuss

This post gives an update on my wife LaRee and daughter's mission trip to Haiti. Haiti is the poorest country in the western hemisphere. Yesterday, temperatures reached 42 Celsius (about 104 degrees F ... discuss

Patriarch of Constantinople from 449 to 458. Known for his simple, austere life, his charity to the poor, his zeal for the faith, and his opposition to heresy.He opposed the heretic Dioscurus at the C ... discuss

In present conditions, what words or melodies could replace the forms of Catholic devotion which you have used until now? You should reflect and carefully consider whether things would not be worse, s ... discuss

Ray Comfort and the Living Waters crew are at it again, with a new movie addressing the subject of homosexuality. The Living Waters team was kind enough to share the film with me, and I’m happy ... discuss

Kevin FitzpatrickDr Kevin Fitzpatrick is the director of Hope Ireland.The inaccuracies and elisions in the Economist article: Doctors should be allowed to help the suffering and terminally ill to die ... 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

2 July, New Testament (One Year Lectionary) This major Christological feast commemorates the joyous visit Mary paid to her relative (probably her cousin) Elizabeth, following The Annunciation. Inspir ... discuss

The Visitation is the visit of the Blessed Virgin Mary with Saint Elizabeth as recorded in the Gospel of St. Luke 1:39-56. It is also the term for a Christian feast day commemorating this visit.Mary, ... discuss

My dictionary defines apologetics as a “systematic and logical defence of Christianity against its detractors and unbelievers” In 1 Peter 3.15, Christians are told to be ready to give a reaso ... discuss

In Minnesota, Amber McCullough is pregnant with conjoined twins and may have a risky EXIT procedure to give one of the twins a better chance at survival. According to the St. Louis Fetal Care Institut ... discuss

 Supreme Court declines for now to take up challenge to Mississippi’s admitting privileges lawBy Dave Andrusko Judge Emilio M. GarzaFor good reason, all the attention Monday was paid ... 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

By Denise Hunnell, M.D. There is no doubt that the Supreme Court ruling legalizing same-sex marriage will reverberate through our culture and increase the assaults on Christians and religious liberty. ... discuss

First of all, he never preaches anything but the truth. He preaches the word of God in its fullness. He never undermines the doctrine of the Church or promotes heresy and dissent. He prays the liturgy ... discuss

I took the Cherub grocery shopping today and changed our lives.  I went with the Striderling and his sisters and mama.  While the HG unbuckled the baby and Striderling,  I took the Princess Peach a ... discuss

First Things Again, incrementalism, as I have repeatedly defined, is incompatible with Scripture. It is not incompatible with Scripture because of Clinton Wilcox’s heterodox views on Scripture. It ... discuss

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

(LiveActionNews) — Annie Ahern lived for only 14 hours and 58 minutes after birth, but two years later, acts of kindness in her honor are still spreading across her home state of Oklahoma. At 19 ... 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

Faith in humanity is on the fritz at the moment. For those in the pro-life movement, we’ve become accustomed to horrifying rulings from court benches. We march on Washington every year to remember t ... discuss

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

American writer Mark Twain once famously said, “The reports of my death have been greatly exaggerated.” In the same manner, reports that the bill to legalize assisted suicide in California ... 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

Vatican City, Jun 30, 2015 / 12:08 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Internet content and and video production will assume a greater role in Vatican communications in the years to come, suggests the establishment ... discuss

Ancient Roman historians (non-Christian) relate the first wholesale massacres of Christians by the Roman government as follows: In the year 64, much of the city of Rome burned. It was widely speculate ... discuss

Saint John, Bishop of the Goths, lived during the eighth century. The future saint was born in answer to the fervent prayer of his parents. From an early age, he lived a life of asceticism.The saint m ... discuss

(ca. 378 - 444) was the Patriarch of Alexandria when the city was at its height of influence and power within the Roman Empire. Cyril wrote extensively and was a leading protagonist in the Christologi ... discuss

(pronounced ear-a-NAY-us) was probably born around 125. As a young man in Smyrna (near Ephesus, in what is now western Turkey) he heard the preaching of Polycarp, who as a young man had heard the prea ... discuss

Tradition affirms that both Saints Peter and Paul were martyred in Rome under the Roman Emperor Nero in the year 67. However, their martyrdoms probably did not occur on the same day, and this feast pu ... discuss

Video from June 24 ... Hillary celebrates 'Gay' marriage (BARF ALERT) Wikipedia: (Gay) primarily refers to a homosexual person or the trait of being homosexual. The term was originally used to refer ... discuss

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

(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

The Declaration of Independence was America’s Birth Certificate. The U.S. Constitution, is the second greatest governing document ever written. Both documents provided for the birth of the greatest ... discuss

This past week or so has been a little trying for me and my family. I saw first hand how a nation takes care of its own. Oh sure, you may think I am referring to the welfare state. People who get mone ... discuss

The families of the 9 slain at the Emanuel AME Church have already spoken.  Theirs is a message of Love and forgiveness and yet hordes of protesters gather in the capital city to mute a national mess ... 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

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

29 June, New Testament The Confession of Saint Peter ("You are the Christ, the Son of the Living God") is commemorated on 18 January, and the Conversion of Saint Paul on his approach to Damascus a wee ... discuss

By Don DeMarco, Ph. D. The United States Supreme Court is so named not because it exemplifies consistent wisdom, but because there is no higher judiciary to which a claim can be appealed. This Court, ... discuss

“There is and always has been a fundamental, irreconcilable incompatibility between the church and the world. Christian thought is out of harmony with all the world’s philosophies. Genuine ... discuss

MIAMI (AP) — Miami Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton has undergone surgery on his broken left hand, and the timetable for his return remains four to six weeks. ... discuss

For behold the sovereign the Lord of hosts shall take away from Jerusalem, and from Juda the valiant and the strong, the whole strength of bread, and the whole strength of water.  The strong man, ... discuss

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Here are Lily's precious hands with her daddy's hand.She looked just like me, but she had his big hands and feet. I'm so thankful to have this photo, of course because it's her hands, but also because ... discuss

There are a few interesting Kindle deals today. Check out Puritan Portraits by J.I. Packer ($3.99). Amazon has a collection of American history books on sale at great prices, and I’m sur ... discuss

28 June AD 200 Irenaeus (ca. AD 130-200), believed to be a native of Smyrna (modern Izmir, Turkey), studied in Rome and later became pastor in Lyons, France. Around 177, while Irenaeus was away from ... discuss

Be not emulous of evildoers; nor envy them that work iniquity. For they shall shortly wither away as grass, and as the green herbs shall quickly fall. Trust in the Lord, and do good, and dwell in the ... discuss

A look at what's happening all around the major leagues Saturday: ... discuss

27 June AD 444 Saint Cyril (ca. AD 376-444) became Patriarch of Alexandria, Egypt in 412. Throughout his career he defended a number of orthodox doctrines, among them the teaching that Mary, the moth ... discuss

NEW YORK (AP) — "Tonight" show host Jimmy Fallon is on the shelf following a hand injury that required minor surgery Friday and forced NBC to cancel a taping of late-night TV's most popular program. ... discuss

And the opinion, making same sex "marriage" a national right, was written by so-called Catholic Anthony Kennedy. It is Roe v. Wade all over again except this time the Catholic responsible for the evil ... discuss

Question: "Should an Orthodox Christian make donations to the Salvation Army?"You could certainly do a lot worse with your money than to give to the Salvation Army.Many are unaware that the Salvation ... discuss

In a 5-4 opinion, the Supreme Court ruled in Obergefell v. Hodges that states must license same sex marriages and recognize licenses issued by other states. The decision was based on the due process a ... discuss

The few days since the “flag flap” already illustrate how far the hysteria reigning in our society is from confining itself to a single issue. I was not surprised when, on a whim, I went ... 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

 A profile of the “little people” at an abortion clinic—no, not the unborn victimsBy Dave Andrusko Regular NRL News Today readers (and there are a lot of you) are probably famili ... discuss

WMAL radio in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday  played a portion of a speech Minister Louis Farrakhan made at the Washington AME church in D.C.. In that speech which is linked here: Louis Farrakhan. h ... 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

26 June, Old Testament The holy prophet Jeremiah is counted as one of the four "major prophets" of the Old Testament, along with Isaiah, Ezekiel, and Daniel. His name means "Established (or Raised up) ... discuss

  From: bb Sent: Thursday, June 25, 2015 Subject:  The Experiment 'The Baltimore Sun' is definitely not known as a Conservative newspaper, so this very well written assessmen ... 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

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

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. III: Ordinary: 668 Proper of Seasons: 415 Psalter: Sunday, Week I, 677 Christian Prayer: Ordinary: 694 All from the Psalter: Sunday, Week I, 701 Evening Pra ... discuss

Al Gore has turned Global Warming into a $500 million dollar personal fortune Today is June 25, 2015. According to ABC News’ Bob Woodruff in a June 2008 segment, NYC should be underwater by now, ... discuss

Al Gore has turned Global Warming into a $500 million dollar personal fortune Today is June 25, 2015. According to ABC News’ Bob Woodruff in a June 2008 segment, NYC should be underwater by now ... discuss

It is our duty to reflect on life’s circumstances and to look for God’s hand in them. It is our duty because God works in and through our circumstances and, by his providence, matures and ... 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

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Palestinian foreign minister is visiting the International Criminal Court to hand prosecutors files detailing possible Israeli war crimes in Gaza and settlement con ... discuss

by Gary Bauer, Contributing Author: You've seen the stories. Sensitive personal information on millions of U.S. government employees has been compromised in a massive Chinese hack. There is widesprea ... discuss

25 June AD 1530 Note: Please see Ask the Pastor for more on the history and theology of the Augsburg Confession and its presentation. The Augsburg Confession, the principal doctrinal statement of the ... discuss

(also called Adelbert of Egmond) (d first half of the 8th century in Egmond) was a Northumbrian Anglo-Saxon missionary. He was one of Willibrord's companions in preaching the gospel in Holland and Fri ... discuss

Most of us who read Charlotte Mason’s original six volumes meet the term ‘masterly inactivity’ there for the first time, and we are generally puzzled by it.  Often we come away thin ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. III: Ordinary: 651 Proper of Seasons: 405 Psalter: Friday, Week IV, 1230 Christian Prayer: Does not contain Office of Readings. Office of Readings for Frida ... discuss

In Texas, 14-year-old Timily became pregnant and was forced by her mother to visit an abortion facility. Initially, Timily’s mother didn’t know about her daughter’s pregnancy but found out when ... discuss

DETROIT (AP) — "The Fist" is getting fixed up. Work began Wednesday on Detroit's massive sculpture of the arm and hand of heavyweight champion Joe Louis. ... 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

I love that Cowper had a pet hare he loved so much. I also love that he didn't sugar-coat the hare's personality. Sounds a right old crochety fellow, he does.Epitaph on a Hare by William CowperHere li ... discuss

I am on my way to quitting nicotine altogether. The really great thing is that I have not had a real cigarette in over a month. I am tapering myself off of nicotine I get by vaping. I know there is co ... discuss

DETROIT (AP) — "The Fist" is getting fixed up. Work began Wednesday on Detroit's massive sculpture of the arm and hand of heavyweight champion Joe Louis. ... discuss

Southern Invasion and undermining American Sovereignty   Why must we spend so much effort at so much expense to American culture to cater to every immigrant these days? This is a nation of immigr ... discuss

Hillary Clinton misrepresents reality to suggest that "institutionalized racism" exists today in America. It does not. Racial bigotry, on the other hand, is personal behavior. Does it exist? It certai ... discuss

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate is preparing to hand President Barack Obama a major victory with final passage of "fast track" authority to negotiate trade deals. ... discuss

Today is the solemnity of the Nativity of St. John the Baptist. How will you celebrate this great saint's birthday?St. John the Baptist was a prophet filled with a fiery zeal for declaring Christ’s ... discuss

24 June, New Testament This day celebrates the birth of a son to the elderly and previously childless couple Elizabeth and Zechariah the priest. On the eighth day, his parents had him circumcised acc ... 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

This feast day is a commemoration of the birth of Saint John the Baptist. Throughout the history of the Church, this feast day has been regarded as a "Summer Christmas". When dispute arose as to the n ... discuss

It's a long-established principle that parents can "opt-out" of having their children take part in certain sex education classes they may find objectionable for a variety of reasons. Recently, some ha ... discuss

by Alden Abbott and Elizabeth Slattery: Can the government force raisin farmers to hand over large portions of their crop without paying any compensation?On Monday, eight members of the Supreme Court ... discuss

The Collect.GRANT, we beseech thee, O Lord, that we thy family may ever walk in the way of salvation: that following the teachings of thy holy forerunner, Saint John; we may attain in safety unto him ... discuss

Peter Singer is something of a house ethicist for the New York Times and especially beloved of the weak liberal thinker, Nicolas Kristof. While I think he should be treated the same as if he were a r ... discuss

 Will Supreme Court agree to hear challenge to Texas’ pro-life H.B. 2?By Dave Andrusko When you get to June in Washington, DC, there is inevitably excitement in the air. Typically, ... discuss

This article addresses a crucial element in the case to prove the existence of God, but not the final element. It considers the phenomena of scientific knowledge, philosophical understanding, and reli ... discuss

Among Christians, the word  heresy must be used with care and precision. Not every doctrinal error is a heresy, though all doctrinal error is to be avoided. A heresy is the denial or corruption of a ... discuss

Ætheldreda, Æthelthryth, or Æðelþryð, (c. 636-June 23, 679)Queen of Northumbria; born (probably) about 636; died at Ely, 23 June, 679. While still very young she was given in marriage by her fat ... discuss

Does history have a role in determining a symbol’s meaning–or does popular culture get the only vote? Why should we allow those who would strangle free expression to impose perverse, ahist ... 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

Ron Paulby Ron Paul: While much of the world focused last week on whether or not the Federal Reserve was going to raise interest rates, or whether the Greek debt crisis would bring Europe to a crisis, ... discuss

This article was written by columnist Rosie DiManno and published in the Toronto Star on June 22.Rosie DiMannoBy Rosie DiMannoThe attempted suicide came onto the ward in the middle of the night direct ... discuss

Volume 3: “The sort of curriculum I have in view should educate children upon Thlngs and Books. Current thought upon the subject of education by Things is so sound and practical, and so thoroug ... discuss

St. Alban was born in the third century in Roman Britain, and was martyred around 304. According to the English Christian historian, the Venerable Bede, Alban was a pagan, and a soldier in the Roman A ... discuss

Turin, Italy, Jun 21, 2015 / 12:42 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis has challenged Christians to seek safety in God’s transformative power, and not in the world. “Do we believe that the ... discuss

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The Collect.O LORD, we beseech thee mercifully to hear us; and grant that we, to whom thou hast given an hearty desire to pray, may, by thy mighty aid, be defended and comforted in all dangers and adv ... discuss

As more support for educational vouchers gains ascendancy, the talking points against them become increasingly shrill. The epitome of this trend might well have been expressed by a writer in his re ... discuss

Forget the speeches, the debates, the Dark Money, the white papers, the talking points, the high gloss commercials. The secret to the character — and agenda — of the presidential candidates is hid ... discuss

GOLETA, Calif. (AP) — Along a stretch of beach heavily marred by a crude oil spill, workers in hard hats and white protective suits use wire brushes and putty knives to scrape the black liquid off c ... 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

 Seeing is believing: men who became Pro-Life after witnessing preborn LifeBy TEXAS RIGHT TO LIFE Women, unlike men, have the privilege of sharing an intimate bond with the preborn t ... discuss

PHOENIX (AP) — Rubby De La Rosa pitched seven strong innings and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the San Diego Padres 4-2 on Friday night to hand James Shields his first loss of the season. ... discuss

Fairy and Folk Tales of the Irish Peasantry Fairy and Folk Tales of the Irish Peasantry Voyage of the Liberdade: A Journey from Brazil to America in a Hand-built Boat Tales of Folk and Fairies Monster ... discuss

Bishop of Petra. Attended the Council of Sardica. When the Arian heresy began to spread, he changed his name from Arius to Macarius to show his opposition. The Arians, gaining power in the area, exile ... discuss

Question: "If someone dies without repentance, is it possible for such a person to repent after death?"Scripture, as explained by the Fathers of the Church, states that this is not possible.Psalm 6:5 ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. III: Ordinary: 668 Proper of Seasons: 388 Psalter: Sunday, Week IV, 1137 Christian Prayer: Ordinary: 694 Proper of Seasons: 616 Psalter: Sunday, Week IV, 93 ... discuss

Washington D.C., Jun 19, 2015 / 04:25 pm (CNA).- With the release of Pope Francis’ encyclical on the environment this week came a wave of controversy over the Pope’s statements about clima ... discuss

Thursday of the Eleventh Week in Ordinary Time(Click here for readings)By SOPHIE DRUFFNER"If you forgive others their transgressions, your heavenly Father will forgive you. But if you do not forg ... discuss

Only if we get our acts together will the climate crisis problem be able to be overcome. This is the conviction of Professor Hans Joachim Schellnhuber, founder and director of the Potsdam In ... discuss

Bernard Mizeki was born in Portuguese East Africa (Mozambique) in about 1861. When he was twelve or a little older, he left his home and went to Capetown, South Africa, where for the next ten years he ... discuss

"Then said he unto them, Nation shall rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom." Luke 21:10 The Scriptures warn that in the last days "nation will rise against nation." The word translated as ... discuss

by Hans Johnson This Sunday is Father’s Day, when we reflect with gratitude on the men in our lives who have helped to hand off our children to the next, hopefully better generation. Senator T ... discuss

In March, Secular Pro-Life reported that the Supreme Court had held oral argument in Walker v. Sons of Confederate Veterans, concerning the state of Texas’ decision to prohibit a license plate w ... discuss

BREAKING: Schellnhuber Appointed to Pontifical Academy of ScienceWhy exactly would the pope select an atheist and a population control guru to sit on a pontifical council? If somebody can't even get t ... discuss

The Greenies have been orgasmic over the purported references to man made climate change in the Pope’s latest encyclical.  Without a direct and reliable translation in hand, one can’t be ... discuss

UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. (AP) — The first time Henrik Stenson saw Chambers Bay, he walked the course without playing it. The Swede did just fine with clubs in his hand Thursday in a rousing start to ... discuss

This was sent to me by a DEMOCRAT who has been reading my website since 2006. Today he sent me an email and said because of this article by Dr. Krauthammer will, without a doubt, vote Republican in t ... discuss

Vatican City, Jun 18, 2015 / 11:09 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Despite many claiming they helped to draft Pope Francis' new encyclical, the final text cannot be attributed to any 'hidden' advisors, says a fo ... discuss

Vatican City, Jun 18, 2015 / 03:03 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis' new encyclical is filled with references to his namesake, whom the Pope says is a model of how an integral ecology goes beyond mat ... discuss

The founder of our Stones Cry Out group blog, Rick Brady, was much more a student of polling than I, but I wanted to give a few observations of my own, such as they are. The science of polling the gen ... discuss

WASHINGTON (AP) — Working closely with the White House, the Republican-controlled House revived President Barack Obama's trade agenda on Thursday, voting to strengthen his hand in global negotiation ... 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

Before we get too far along in digesting what happened in Charleston, SC last night I want to take the time to remind my fellow Christians, and the rest of the world of a few things. We are reminded i ... discuss

"For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ: for it is the power of God unto salvation to every one that believeth; to the Jew first, and also to the Greek." Romans 1:16I recently posted that the bo ... discuss

Professor Hans Schellnhuber,co-presenter of papal encyclical to pressVoice of the Family issued this morning the following statement on the papal encyclical on the environment:The international coalit ... 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

by Newt Gingrich: The 2016 Republican presidential nomination is the most open contest in the history of the Republican Party.There are more candidates with serious potential than in any race in 160 ... discuss

“7-month pregnant gang rape survivor denied a late-term abortion by the Gujurat high court in India.”  With those kinds of news stories, we regularly see organizations like Amnesty Intern ... discuss

The California Senate will hold a hearing next week on the “bully bill” that would force pregnancy centers in California to promote abortion. Brian Johnston of the California Pro-Life Coun ... discuss

Congressional Republicans are pushing a new budget that would help end some of the taxpayer funding the Planned Parenthood abortion business receives. The head of the abortion giant is unhappy about t ... discuss

Some in the conservative movement seem confused by the rush to legalize marijuana. Maybe we should run with the crowd, these folks are asking themselves. Maybe we’ll be more popular with the you ... discuss

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Two migrants said they witnessed an Australian official hand cash to the crew of a people-smuggling boat to take its passengers back to Indonesia. ... discuss

Sorted through, cut out needed pieces, then discarded some old magazines. Read a little of Solzhenitsyn's In the First Circle - one of the book on my summer list.So it begins.My writing goals inc ... discuss

  The House Select Committee on Benghazi has received over 120 pages of emails from Sidney Blumenthal, the long-time Clinton confidant who advised President Bill Clinton during the 1990s and Hillary ... 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

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

Thanks Jim! The Truth (according to Truth or Fiction.com): The Baltimore Sun didn’t publish “The Black Dilemma” editorial. The editorial was published in September 2014 by American Renaissance, ... discuss

CBR’s Jackie Hawkins boldly showing the truth by Kendra Wright Sometimes people say we would be more effective if we “just passed out brochures.”  One student at East Carolina University ( ... discuss

This is really must reading (and watching).  Seriously. Listen to the sanctimonious totalitarianism from people who think of themselves as liberal (and Richard Nixon). They don’t underline it, ... discuss

(In reply to the article found here...) Tuta is a governmental adviser in a wealthy Middle East nation where hundreds of thousands of Hebrew men, women, and children are submitted to grueling labor wi ... discuss

(ca. 1195 – June 13, 1231) also known as Saint Anthony of Lisbon and Saint Anthony of Padua, was born in Lisbon, Portugal, as Fernando Martins de Bulhão to a wealthy family and who died in Padua, I ... discuss

One of the Cappadocian Fathers, Basil was born at Caesarea in Cappadocia around 330. His brother was Gregory of Nyssa and his sister Macrina. He was a brilliant theologian, a founder of monasticism an ... discuss

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The European Court of Justice has delivered a ruling strengthening the European Central Bank's hand in intervening in financial markets — backing that could come in handy ... discuss

Charles Spurgeon, often referred to as the “Prince of Preachers” died in January of 1892.  Although he has been gone from this earth for a long time, he remains very much present in serm ... discuss

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The European Court of Justice is getting ready to hand down a decision Tuesday on whether the European Central Bank should be allowed to offer a key financial backstop. ... discuss

Ronald Reagan - Real man, Real presidentand he Really wore cowboy boots.by Ralph Benko, Contributing Author: Forget the speeches, the debates, the Dark Money, the white papers, the talking points, the ... discuss

ATLANTA (AP) — Stolen oboes, trumpets and ornate, hand-crafted violins, valued all together at more than $100,000, have been recovered thanks to the keen observations and collaboration of music shop ... discuss

ATLANTA (AP) — Stolen oboes, trumpets and ornate, hand-crafted violins, valued all together at more than $100,000, have been recovered thanks to the keen observations and collaboration of music shop ... discuss

In Spain, a biotechnology company called Genoma placed a building sized banner advertisement for a new prenatal test called “Tranquility”, which screens for Down syndrome. Unfortunately, in the pr ... discuss

(LiveActionNews) – Norma McCorvey was the plaintiff in the 1973 case Roe vs. Wade, which forced legal abortion throughout the country. Few people know that she also worked in abortion clinics b ... 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

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

You just got your first smartphone! This is a major milestone in your life. That phone you are about to take out of the box is one of the most amazing devices ever created, and it is going to ... discuss

I am so thankful for the vivid memories I have from the time I was pregnant with Lily and when God intervened in my life and saved the life of my baby girl and my life through her life. I look back an ... discuss

With the world going to hell in a hand-basket, ISIS spreading like a hideous pestilence across more and more areas of the globe, the United States fast descending into a soft tyranny with its Constitu ... discuss

Thursday of the Tenth Week in Ordinary Time(Click here for readings) By SOPHIE DRUFFNERTherefore, if you bring your gift to the altar,and there recall that your brotherhas anything against you,le ... 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

14 June, Old Testament After the prophet Elijah defeated the priests of Baal and then fled Jezebel's wrath, The Lord came to him on Mount Horeb. He told him to anoint new kings of Syria and Israel. He ... discuss

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“Climate Denier.” One of the environmental advocates who coined this term recently revealed to Jean Chemnick, a reporter for E&E, one of the Left’s most potent weapons in dominating the policy d ... discuss

In the midst of the second world war Pope Pius XII put the whole world under the special protection of our Savior's Mother by consecrating it to her Immaculate Heart, and in 1944 he decreed that in th ... discuss

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sibling rivalries. A quest for power. An affair. A scandal. The turbulent lives of 84-year-old billionaire Rupert Murdoch and his heirs returned to the spotlight this week as the ... discuss

No, this is not my last blogpost (at least I think not.) It is just a poem I found touching and I am touched that my son found it touching. I am not afraid that any of my children will desert me when ... 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

June 12 has been dubbed "Loving Day." No, it is not an effort to compete with Valentine's Day. "Loving Day" commemorates the anniversary of a Supreme Court decision -- in the 1967 case of Loving v. Vi ... discuss

In Colorado, 12-year-old Halle Burke wants to thank her biological mother for placing her in the hands of two firefighters after realizing she couldn’t care for her. Under Colorado’s “safe haven ... discuss

Oscar-winner Morricone composes Mass for pope, JesuitsThe Washington Post reports that Ennico Morricone is has composed a Mass, “Missa Papae Francisci," in honor of the 200th anniversary of the rest ... discuss

Today, Catholics of the Western tradition celebrate the Feast of the Sacred Heart.Outside of devotions to the Blessed Virgin Mary, there is none more popular or more identified with the traditional pi ... discuss

Summer AD 325, Observed 12 June The Christian Church's First Ecumenical Council was convened in Nicaea (modern Isnuk, Turkey) in the early summer of AD 325 by the Roman Emperor Constantine. The emper ... discuss

A great post by my second favorite economist: You want to raise the minimum wage and prevent what you allege to be “corporately backed” freer trade. Your positions are inconsistent with each oth ... discuss

I'm satisfied with the Pope's decision to create a tribunal for bishops accused of mismanagement in sex abuse cases.If a bishop fails to do his job, it's only natural that he suffer consequences.But w ... discuss

NEW YORK (AP) — Rupert Murdoch is preparing to hand over the CEO job at Twenty-First Century Fox Inc. to his son, James, while his other son, Lachlan, will become executive co-chairman, according to ... discuss

In 1998, firefighter Mike Hughes pulled a baby girl out of her crib as her house went up in flames. At the time, Hughes was the captain of the Wenatchee fire department in Washington and responded to ... 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

God’s providence is the single greatest hindrance to the floods of sin that would otherwise gush out of our sinful hearts. If it were not for God’s care and preservation, even we Christian ... discuss

11 June, New Testament "Joseph, who was also called by the apostles Barnabas (which means son of encouragement), a Levite, a native of Cyprus, sold a field that belonged to him and brought the money ... discuss

"Joseph, a Levite, born in Cyprus, whom the apostles called Barnabas (son of encouragement), sold a field he owned, brought the money, and turned it over to the apostles." (Acts 4:36f). This is the f ... discuss

Icon of St. John Chrysostom, with St. Paul the Apostle guiding him in his interpretation of his writings.Question: Did the Fathers teach Sola Scriptura?Protestant apologists in recent years ... discuss

by Terence Jeffrey: In 2002, President George W. Bush signed a law he did not intend to fully obey.Thus, a Republican president set in motion a chain of events that allowed a Democratic president to c ... discuss

by Alan Caruba, Contributing Author: On Thursday and Friday, June 11-12, there will be a gathering of some of the nation’s and the world’s leading climate change “skeptics” in Washington, D.C. ... 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

Classic Ezra. Vaguely reminiscent of Mike Wallace confronting the bad guys (of course the latter didn't hand out petitions.)I wasn't engaged in this topic before this video. I am now. I am disgusted h ... discuss

I once had a neighbor, a wonderful Lutheran Christian. We used to walk together around our neighborhood chatting about anything or nothing. One day (I don't remember how it came up.) he mentioned that ... 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

As I watched the premiere of ABC Family's new reality show "Becoming Us" last night, my heart was aching for Ben and Danielle, the two Midwestern teenagers whose dads are transitioning from male to fe ... discuss

A New Jersey woman charged with murder after allegedly putting her newborn baby in the middle of the road and setting the infant on fire is set to undergo a mental health evaluation before the case ag ... discuss

BERLIN (AP) — Republican presidential contender Jeb Bush is warning Russia that if he becomes president, the U.S. will do more to tamp down Vladimir Putin's aggression, especially in Ukraine and Eas ... 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 Susie Allen, host of the blog, Pro-Life in TN, and Kelli Americans United for Life applauds Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin, who “signed into a law a groundbreaking, pro-life measure that passed ... discuss

A 54-year-old Texas pedophile has been sentenced to 50 years in prison after authorities say he raped and impregnated a teen and then forced an abortion on her. According to court testimony, Mauricio ... discuss




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