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You may have heard of the barbaric medieval practice of drawing and quartering, as described by historian William Harrison in 1557: The greatest and most grievous punishment used in England for such ... discuss

Catholic Ohio Congressman Tim Ryan has officially changed his position on abortion and now says he supports legalized abortion after listening to women who have had abortions share their stories. But ... discuss

I made this up this morning.  I like it.  The Boy is indifferent- he says it’s okay.  It’s whole30 compliant, gluten free, dairy free, sugar free, and filling.  It’s also adaptab ... discuss

Today, the reformed Roman calendar celebrates the feast of St Thomas Aquinas (1225-1274), Father and Doctor of the Western Church. Known in particular as “Doctor Angelicus” (“the Angelic Doctor ... discuss

A review of America in Retreat: The New Isolationism and the Coming Global Disorder by Bret Stephens Bret Stephens is certainly not the first journalist to note that America seems to be in decline. S ... discuss

Why should a medieval Catholic priest merit a place among the most important figures of the second millennium? In part because more than seven centuries after his death his writings and teachings st ... discuss

 Changing the “negative narrative” about unborn babies diagnosed with disabilities By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. A friend who marched with KIDS (Keep Infants with Down Syndrom ... discuss

We're down to five essays to go in our series, as we continue to move through Alexander Hamilton's writings on the judiciary. In our latest essay, we write about the use and abuse of the 14th Amendm ... discuss

By Meaghan Goodwin “Good Catholics do not need to be like rabbits,” Pope Francis said last week. Ironically, this sound bite concluded a tour wherein he adamantly defended Pope Paul VI’s stance ... discuss

Thousands of faithful Episcopalians gathered in St. Louis, Missouri in 1977 and agreed upon the Affirmation of St. Louis, a document which expressed our commitment to the historic and biblical faith o ... discuss

Today a middle-aged couple dropped off a newborn baby at a Colorado Fire Station. According to the Lakewood Police, the couple told firefighters that a woman at Walmart approached them and said she di ... discuss

Let’s see we have the Benghazi scandal, the IRS scandal, the VA scandal, the Fast & Furious scandal, the Joe Sestak “Bribe”, the Obama Immigration Policy Change, and now THE FREE OB ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - Tony Funderburk - Helping You Hang on to Joy with Rhyme and Reason Fear IS an option. Of course it is. If fear wasn’t an option, to be fearless would be sort of a moot point wo ... discuss

The New Jersey woman under arrest and charged with murder after allegedly putting her newborn baby in the middle of the road and setting the infant on fire reportedly said during a 911 call that the b ... discuss

More than half a million pro-life people took to the streets of Washington D.C. to solemnly mark 42 years of legalized abortion since the infamous Roe v. Wade decision. But one top abortion activist c ... discuss

 The latest from MSNBC’s Melissa Harris-Perry: abortion can be like a treatment for cancer or hand amputation By Dave Andrusko Melissa ... discuss

An interesting look at the GOP field from a Democrat's perspective. The Iowa Freedom Summit marked the de facto start of the 2016 GOP presidential primaries. Some big names contenders were conspicu ... discuss

Monday of the Third Week in Ordinary Time(Click here for readings)By Benedict Augustine“For this reason, I remind you to stir into flamethe gift of God that you have through the imposition of my ... discuss

John was called "Chrysostom" ("Golden Mouth") because of his eloquence. He was a priest of Antioch, and an outstanding preacher. (Audiences were warned not to carry large sums of money when they went ... discuss

Bill Smith, Editor: Thank goodness someone has finally said it! The following Op-Ed by Jennifer Jacques addresses the "ripping apart" that is occurring within the "Conservative Movement." Anger over ... discuss

MSNMBC host Melissa Harris-Perry is no stranger to saying some of the most ridiculous and bizarre things when it comes to abortion. In 2013, Harris-Perry made a comment that will made people wonder wh ... discuss

In the United States, one in four women are victims of domestic abuse, which is why some abortion advocates argue that women need “safe and legal abortion care.” In fact, they believe that abortio ... discuss

Epiphany 3b, (January 25, 2015) Holy Cross Lutheran Church Rocklin, California Rev. Todd A. Peperkorn
(Mark 1:14–20)
 TITLE: “Follow” Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the L ... discuss

In recent days I have been amazed and sickened by some of the vicious comments I have heard directed at Chris Kyle, the soldier portrayed in the new movie American Sniper, and I felt I could help peop ... discuss

Vatican City, Jan 26, 2015 / 11:33 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In a speech delivered on Saturday to participants in a conference on how to handle causes of nullity, Pope Francis encouraged a marriage process ... discuss

(LiveActionNews) — Bill Mefford, director of civil and human rights at the UMC’s Washington office, used the March for Life last week to mock the event with a sign and picture he posted on Twi ... discuss

By:  Melanie Hunter Melissa Harris-Perry Compares Abortion to ... discuss

“For this reason I too, having heard of the faith in the Lord Jesus which prevails among you, and of your love for all God’s people, 16offer never ceasing thanks on your behalf while I make me ... discuss

by E. Ray Clendenen Although not as versatile as some words (such as run), the word faithful can mean different things in different contexts. It can refer to “loyalty,” the quality o ... discuss

The red light flashed with urgency on my office telephone, but I hardly gave the routine voicemail indicator a second thought – that is, until I pressed the replay button. What I heard next was a da ... discuss

Getting to the Point: On The Other Hand, The Pope Is Pretty Important div> ... discuss

It is surprising that so-called great orators and defenders of the Faith are against this practice, but when it came to the Host passing at the Manila Cathedral and Luneta Masses of the Holy Father, ... discuss

Text: Mark 1:14-20Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.It’s coming.  It is drawing near.  It is invading.What is coming, drawing near, and invading? I ... discuss

The Lord will answer you in times of trouble. The name of the God of Jacob will protect you. He will send you help from his holy place and support you from Zion. He will remember all your grain off ... discuss

After John had been arrested, Jesus came to Galilee proclaiming the gospel of God: “This is the time of fulfillment. The kingdom of God is at hand. Repent, and believe in the gospel.” As ... discuss

Truth is universal. It applies to everyone, including to the relativist who might prefer wandering aimless and far removed from logic’s narrow path, the wilderness of spiritual death. It remains tru ... discuss

(ca. 69- ca. 155) was a Christian bishop of Smyrna (now İzmir in Turkey) in the second century. He died a martyr when he was stabbed and burnt at the stake. Polycarp is recognized as a saint in most ... discuss

iv> Standard Podcast [ 7.79 MB ] Play NowPlay in Popup | Download Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. III: Ordinary: 668 Psalter: Monday, Week III, 1012 Proper of Saints: 1332 (canticle ... discuss

The Feast of the Conversion of Saint Paul is a feast celebrated during the liturgical year on January 25, recounting the Conversion of Saul of Tarsus, who after a record of brutalizing and persecuting ... discuss

The Collect.ALMIGHTY and everlasting God, mercifully look upon our infirmities, and in all our dangers and necessities stretch forth thy right hand to help and defend us; through Jesus Christ our Lord ... discuss

Thousands of women, men and children gathered on the national mall waving flags, holding signs and marching to commemorate the 42nd anniversary of Roe vs. Wade. CWA members, Young Women for America ch ... discuss

I stumbled across this online while looking up something else. It’s from Henry Fielding’s  History of Tom Jones, a Foundling: “To prevent therefore, for the future, such intemperate ... discuss

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Of the many phone extras that you could purchase to enhance your call, text and internet experience, it’s the signal amplifier that ranks to be the best. It’s with the use of this gadget wherein y ... discuss

was a first-century Christian bishop who died about AD 80. Evidence from the New Testament also has him functioning as an apostolic delegate or coadjutor.Timothy is first mentioned in the Bible at the ... discuss

St. Francis de Sales (1567-1622), a theologian and the patron saint of writers has long been my mentor and model, and one of my most powerful intercessors. As a theologian and a writer, I look to him ... 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

Friday if the Second Week in Ordinary Time(Click here for readings)By GABY HUNDZABut in fact the ministry Jesus has received is as superior to theirs as the covenant of which he is mediator is superio ... discuss

For over 200 years, the United States Supreme Court has been interpreting the meaning of the U.S. Constitution to answer some very important questions. This year, they will attempt to answer two of t ... discuss

  In the wake of this week’s State of the Union speech, there were numerous comments by various groups and individuals commenting on the wide range of inaccuracies and outright lies that the sp ... discuss

“We must be the voice of those who have none.” Those were the words Mother Teresa spoke to me in 1994 in her living room in Calcutta, India when I thanked her for making an uncompromised stand at ... discuss

In a beautiful article in The Huffington Post, Deanna Smith describes how her daughter, who has Down syndrome, can’t be defined by a “list” of abnormalities. Smith writes, “When my daughter wa ... discuss

Vatican City, Jan 23, 2015 / 04:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The journalist who won a big smile from Pope Francis after giving him an image of St. Therese of Lisieux on his way to the Philippines said that ... discuss

Phil Kerpenby Phil Kerpen, Contributing Author: For decades conservatives have advocated scaling back the role of the federal government in transportation, yet the federal gas tax that was supposed ... discuss

iv> Standard Podcast [ 12.15 MB ] Play NowPlay in Popup | Download Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. III: Ordinary: 651 Proper of Seasons: 98 Psalter: Friday, Week II, 937 Office of Re ... discuss

by Katrina Trinko: Americans care.Washington, on the other hand, doesn’t seem to realize that Americans believe 5-month-old unborn children deserve have to their right to life protected. Or that ... discuss

Tammra McCauley via FlickrPope Francis has been quoted all over the news this week regarding birth control, cesareans and breeding like bunnies!  I know that a lot of his comments were taken ... discuss

As LifeNews previously reported, California pastor, Shane Idleman, spoke out about his participation in an abortion on his churches blog. Idleman writes, “Approximately 23 years ago, as a prodigal, ... discuss

He was born at Huesca but lived in Zaragoza (Saragossa in English; also in the Aragon region of Spain) and is also known as Saint Vincent the Deacon. The title "deacon" (diakonos) means minister or se ... discuss

Humans are different. That’s just how it is. Physically, mentally, and emotionally, we’re all unique. Everyone carries specific needs, wants, attributes, and darknesses that lie beneath our skins ... discuss

Giving public witness to the sanctity of life in this culture is certainly not easy.  And testifying against the horror that is abortion outside a business where preborn boys and girls are actual ... discuss

Brothers and Sisters: Peace be with you!I am NazareneJohn L. Esposito, Founding Director of the Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding at Georgetown University; consultant ... discuss

Rep. Renee Ellmers of North Carolina is facing criticism from pro-life advocates for taking her name off of a bill that will get a vote tomorrow in the House of Representatives to ban abortions after ... discuss

Wednesday of the Second Week in Ordinary Time(Click here for readings)By Benedict Augustine“He stretched it out and his hand was restored.The Pharisees went out and immediately took counselwith& ... discuss

Now let's bring this discussion to what the archbishop said "extraordinary situation"If that is the intent, why not just pass the ciborium and have the people get It themselves?Wasn't that how thing ... discuss

According to tradition, Saint Agnes was a member of the Roman nobility born c. 291 and raised in a Christian family. She suffered martyrdom at the age of twelve during the reign of the Eastern Roman E ... discuss

January 21 is the feast of St. Agnes, a virgin, who was martyred at the age of thirteen in 304.  She is invoked as the patron of young girls and serves as a excellent model of chastity.Born to a ... discuss

A New Jersey woman is under arrested and charged with murder after allegedly putting her newborn baby in the middle of the road and setting the infant on fire. Witnesses tell authorities she claimed & ... discuss

Vatican City, Jan 20, 2015 / 12:43 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Following the Vatican-brokered restoration of relations between the US and Cuba, a visit of Pope Francis to the island should be “expected ... discuss

I was in line at the grocery store, looked to my left, and there, on the cover of People Magazine, was Dan Diaz, the husband of Brittany Maynard, who took her own life November 1, 2014. Maynard, suffe ... discuss

 What will be the Legacies of Brittany Maynard and Lauren Hill? By Dave Andrusko Brittany Maynard and Lauren HillI was in line at the gro ... discuss

 PBS’s Nonjudgmentalism on Belgian Euthanasia By Wesley J. Smith Well, at least they reported accurately that Belgium doctors euthanize ... discuss

Vatican City, Jan 20, 2015 / 02:04 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The appointment of Bishop Mario Toso as head of the small Italian diocese of Faenza-Modigliana leaves vacant the post of secretary of the Pontif ... discuss

Fabian was Bishop of Rome for 14 years. He organized the city of Rome into parishes and appointed scribes to record the lives of the martyrs for posterity. When the Emperor Decius began a persecution ... discuss

By Reformed Presbyterian Theological Seminary. You could see the panic rising in his eyes.  As the collection plate moved ever closer to him, indecision tightened its grip on his heart. ... discuss

Have you ever compared the front and back of a tapestry? The front of a tapestry is art. In the hands of a skilled weaver it displays incredible artistry and fine detail. The world’s best ar ... discuss

Interesting article about how watermelons became a racist trope here. I do think the author overstates the case in a couple of specific instances, but the overall points still stand, and it’s a ... discuss

Son of Athelstan and Wulfgeva, he was known as a pious youth. Studied at the monasteries of Evesham and Petersborough. When Wulfstan was grown, but still a young man, his parents joined separate monas ... discuss

The vintage books below are titles I discovered by looking at the literature selections in turn of the century magazines and in a ‘yearbook’ of notable happenings of 1901 and 2. All the l ... discuss

In its essence Marxism, the core ideology of modern Socialism, is an irrational, utopian and coercive perversion of human equality. Marxism seeks equality where equality does not exist, demanding lega ... discuss

It’s so often the case that the best thing a person can do to improve his reputation is die. John F. Kennedy is now a legendary president, but would he be estimated so highly if he’d been able to ... discuss

For information on today's feast, besides these Proper Prayers, please click here.INTROIT Behold, the Lord, the Ruler, is come. He has dominion over all, and in His hand is power and might. Ps. 71:2. ... discuss

Today was the traditional start of the agricultural year in England, and so was known as “Plough Monday” or the day after “Plough Sunday” which was the Sunday following Epiphany. This was when ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - Rhyme and Reason to encourage Christian Faith Hope and Love It doesn’t happen every moment, or every hour, or even every day. But I sweat the details when I’m working on ... discuss

The Confession of Peter is a statement made by Saint Peter the Apostle in the Synoptic Gospels of Matthew 16:13–20, Mark 8:27–30, and Luke 9:18–20, in which he emphatically acknowledged Jesus as ... discuss

UPDATE, 7/19/13: See my latest post for the Catholic News Agency story and the photo from the Project Dawn Court graduation.Original post follows:I haven't forgotten my promise to write about the beau ... discuss

Books are free or at their reduced ‘daily deal’ price at the time I copied and pasted the links here.  This can change without notice.  Please carefully check the price before adding to ... discuss

A lesson from mankind’s experience is that all past generations have lived “interesting times.” Popular amnesia likes to lose sight of this, therefore, we think our day’s vicissitudes are unp ... discuss

Before the conversion of the Emperor Constantine in 312 AD, back in the days when Christianity was still a persecuted religion, the act of becoming a Christian involved turning one's back on the pursu ... discuss

By Allison LeDoux Every January our attention is turned in a particular way to the pro-life message. It is the time when we recall in a particular way the tragic anniversary of the 1973 Roe v. Wade an ... discuss

Birth of a Beauty: I have mixed feelings about this one because it highlights one of the things I do not love about Korean culture, and that is their obsession with physical appearance and the fat sha ... discuss

It’s never easy for pro-lifers, but it’s particularly frustrating when one of our own plays into the enemy’s hands. Or maybe supposedly pro-life Republican Congresswoman Renee Ellm ... discuss

Line-up for: Sunday, January 18th, 2015HOUR 1: Top Issues of the Week, then ...World Leaders marched in Paris against Islamic terrorism, except for Pres. Obama; France to deploy 10,000 troops to boost ... discuss

(LiveActionNews) — When Martin Pistorius was 12 years old, he became very ill. After two years of illness, spending most of his time sleeping, he became so sick that he lost his ability to move. ... discuss

I posted this a couple years ago, but I was thinking about it again recently.  Eric Schlosser of Food, Inc and Fast Food Nation has an article on why being a Foodie isn’t elitist here. Then he ... discuss

The former Hemlock Society, now called “Compassion & Choices” (C&C), thinks it scored a major coup with the publicized death of young brain cancer patient Brittany Maynard. The organization has di ... discuss

If I could mandate that at least one leader from every church had to read a single book, I don’t think there are too many I would choose ahead of On Guard: Preventing and Responding to Child ... discuss

Link to written article.I love Pope Francis.And I basically agree on where he's coming from.But he's telegraphing the wrong message.The Islamists want nothing more than for people to stop criticizing ... discuss

    Yes, we love free books. We hope you do, too.   Books are free at the time I found the links and pasted them here. This changes sometimes, so be sure to note the price before you a ... discuss

NOTE FROM BRETT: Many of you could relate to the first installment of Daniella’s story. She got excited about doing hard things, she tried to start a project, and it went nowhere. Instead of g ... discuss

Today in Washington, D.C. - Jan. 15, 2015:The Supreme Court is in session and hearing several cases. Their orders or opinions are expected according to their calendar to be released on Jan 26, 2015. ... discuss

Stop Patriarchy is a pro-abortion group led by Communist Sunsara Tayler that believes “revolution” and a “counteroffensive” are needed to “radically reset” what it ... discuss

Love this lady! For the past few years, our family has had the privilege of working with the Brighter Days Food Pantry which partners with Austin Area’s Texas Capital Food Bank to feed the hung ... discuss

Aboard the papal plane, Jan 15, 2015 / 11:58 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Speaking to journalists aboard the Jan. 15 flight from Sri Lanka to the Philippines, Pope Francis discussed his trip, his recent canon ... discuss

Aboard the papal plane, Jan 15, 2015 / 12:05 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- During his flight to the Philippines, Pope Francis thanked a French journalist who gave him an image of St. Therese, saying that inste ... discuss

There is a great reverence for science in our culture. On the one hand, rightly so. Science has made enormous strides that have changed life as we know it. Profound discoveries have eradicated disease ... discuss

When I listened to this, I immediately thought of two things:Socrates' comment that the unexamined life is not worth living And the Hound of Heaven where the protagonist searches for life's meani ... discuss

“Our government should not punish citizens who have a conscientious objectionto Obamacare’s anti-life agenda,” said AUL’s Dr. Charmaine Yoest. WASHINGTON, D.C. (01-15-15) &ndas ... discuss

lived during the reign of Decius and Vallerian in 255. He came from Thebes in Egypt. Because he knew that his brother-in-law was going to turn him over to Decius and Valerian as a Christian, he fled a ... discuss

Colombo, Sri Lanka, Jan 14, 2015 / 05:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Prompted by Pope Francis' visit and in keeping with the ongoing theme of reconciliation, more than 600 men and women were released from pr ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - Rhyme and Reason to encourage Christian Faith Hope and Love I’d like to share something with you that’s a little spooky but nice. Read this quote and see if sounds like o ... discuss

Before Simon’s arrival my husband, Scott, and I lost six children through miscarriage. With each loss the sting of pain was greater. After we lost our daughter Faith in September 2008, we rid our ho ... discuss

Wednesday of the First Week in Ordinary Time(Click here for readings)By BENEDICT AUGUSTINE“therefore, he had to become like his brothers and sisters in every way,that he might be a merciful ... discuss

(ca. 300 – 368) was bishop of Poitiers ('Pictavium') and considered an eminent doctor of the Western Christian Church. He was sometimes referred to as the malleus Arianorum ("hammer against Arianism ... discuss

Edinburgh, Scotland, Jan 13, 2015 / 05:18 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Following the 2013 resignation of Cardinal Keith O'Brien as Archbishop of St. Andrews and Edinburgh, his successor acknowledges the heali ... discuss

In a recent article on Ebony online, Tasha Fierce openly shared that she had an abortion last month. Fierce describes herself as an African American feminist who writes on race, sex, politics and pop ... discuss

Albacete, Spain, Jan 13, 2015 / 02:03 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The Spanish bishops have released a message for their nation's Day of the Immigrant and Refugee, which will be held Jan. 18, entitled "A Chur ... discuss

Caracas, Venezuela, Jan 13, 2015 / 01:09 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The Venezuelan bishops conference issued a pastoral exhortation on Monday calling on authorities and citizens alike to an ethical and spir ... discuss

Contact: Kelcee Marcum, OCP, 503-460-5358, kelceem@ocp.org PORTLAND, Ore., Jan. 13, 2015 /Christian Newswire/ -- Honor y Gloria a Él, the latest from emerging Hispanic Catholic artist Iván Díaz i ... discuss

by Ralph Benko, Contributing Author: Boehner’s problem with the militant right is not that he isn’t a conservative — he is — but that he is suave rather than confrontational. As an analogy, ... discuss

Grandson of the British prince Lothus. Hermit. Monk. Missionary to Scotland, beginning at Cathures. Bishop of the Strathclyde Britons in the area of modern Glasgow in 540. He taught and led there for ... discuss

Monday of the First Week in Ordinary Time(Click here for readings)By KATIE GROSSAfter John had been arrested,Jesus came to Galilee proclaiming the Gospel of God:“This is the time of fulfillment. ... discuss

Boehner’s problem with the militant right is not that he isn’t a conservative — he is — but that he is suave rather than confrontational. As  an analogy, Baby Face Nelson was one of the most ... discuss

War is raging. Now. Unlike past wars, this is not being fought between two large armies on a battlefield. It isn’t being fought between two specific countries. It isn’t even being fought in any ... discuss

A woman named Ariel Levy told of the miscarriage of her 19 week pregnancy in the The New Yorker. Abortions are done at this stage in pregnancy every day in the United States and throughout the world. ... discuss

Wealthy and prominent Christian Roman citizen of Mauritania. During a persecution in Mauritania, he withdrew to live as a hidden hermit, prayerful and out of harm's way.The authorities wanted to use h ... discuss

Vatican City, Jan 12, 2015 / 11:00 am (CNA/EWTN News).- As Pope Francis stated in a recent interview that love for the poor is not communism, but the Gospel, one of the interview's co-authors asks if ... discuss

There’s no happy ending ... Nevertheless, we might well say that is exactly Harriet Beecher Stowe’s point. In 1852 slavery had not been abolished. Slaves were still on the plantations and many of ... 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

13 Ferguson Facts (by Jim Meyers, NEWSMAX) - According to protesters who erupted in violence after a grand jury declined to indict Officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown in Fergu ... discuss

Barely five days after The New York Times ran a major news article on the firing of Atlanta’s fire chief for his views on homosexuality, a major Times opinion writer declared that religious libe ... discuss

As I have been pondering the events of the last few weeks here in my own home church and processing the pain and the confusion I have come to ponder on what it means to lament. Dictionary.com defines ... discuss

The First Sunday after the Epiphany, New Testament The Baptism of our Lord (Matthew 3:13-17; Mark 1:4-11; Luke 3:15-16, 21-22) is always celebrated on the first Sunday after the Epiphany. Christians ... discuss

But when is the first Sunday? I, the LORD, have called you for the victory of justice, I have grasped you by the hand; I formed you, and set you as a covenant of the people, a light for the nations, ... discuss

There is an old adage that good humor contains at least a grain of truth. This is particularly true in the case of political humor, much of which is based on satire, and the magazine Charlie Hebdo was ... discuss

On December 11th, Robert Nordlander, a household name to anyone who habitually read the opinion pages in the Appleton Post-Crescent, passed away after a lingering illness. was also once a columnist in ... discuss

Basil the Great of Caesarea, 1 January AD 379with Gregory of Nazianzus, 9 May AD 389and Gregory of Nyssa, 9 March AD 395 Saints Basil and the two Gregorys, collectively known as the Cappadocian Father ... discuss

(7 October 1573 - 10 January 1645) was Archbishop of Canterbury from 1633 to 1645. He pursued a High Church course and opposed radical forms of Puritanism. This and his support for King Charles I resu ... discuss

Text:  Matthew 25:14-30 Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.In today’s Gospel reading we encounter another parable from Jesus.  In this parable, ... discuss

Friday after Epiphany(Click here for readings)By JENNIFER BURGINIt happened that there was a man full of leprosy in one of the towns where Jesus was;and when he saw Jesus, he fell prostrate, pleaded w ... discuss

January is always a tough month for the pro-life movement – Planned Parenthood usually releases its annual report at the end of the year with horrifying numbers of how many abortions they have done ... discuss

The following is the transcript of a talk given to the Maryland Center-Right Coalition on January 8, 2015 Many of the people in this room are long-time political activists. I admire your dedication t ... discuss

I am in the enjoyable position of receiving copies of most of the latest and greatest Christian books, and with a new year comes a whole new batch of books that qualify as notable. Here are a ... discuss

lived during the reign of Emperors Decius and Vallerian in 255. He knew well the art of warfare and used to live in the Armenian city of Melitine. He was the first to suffer martyrdom in this city. An ... discuss

Question: "In the Orthodox Study Bible and in other places online, I've seen a chart comparing the Protestant, Roman Catholic, and Eastern Orthodox canon of Scripture. My question is from what canon o ... discuss

A 20-year-old new York man who killed and set on fire a 14-year-old girl who refused his demand to have an abortion has been convicted for his crimes and is headed to prison for 29 years to life. Chri ... discuss

At a press conference held on Tuesday this week, Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed fired Atlanta Fire Rescue Department Chief Kelvin Cochran. How did we get here? One year ago, Chief Cochran wrote a book discu ... discuss

By Mark S. Latkovic, S.T.D. “Responsible parenthood…concerns the objective moral order which was established by God, and of which a right conscience is the true interpreter. In a word, the exercis ... discuss

This reflection is taken from my book, Pro-Life Reflections for Every Day, which is available for purchase at: ProLifeReflectionsForEveryDay.org “A consistent ethic of life…far from ̷ ... discuss

The Center for Bioethics and Culture Network has compiled their list for the “Winners and Losers” in bioethics for 2014. Winners include: Kathleen Sloan, board member for the National Orga ... discuss

In the dense rain-forests of Ecuador, on the Pacific side of the Andes Mountains, lives a tribe of Indians who call themselves the Huaorani ("people" in their language, Huao), but whose neighbors have ... discuss

Pro-life Speaker John Boehner received National Right to Life’s “Legislative Leadership Award” at NRL’s 2010 convention in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. John Boehner has been an outspoken supporte ... 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

According to the Globe and Mail, Health Canada is close to making a decision regarding an application for RU-486 to be made available in our country. The decision is a long awaited one as it has been ... discuss

At times I get the impression from people that they are curious as to why I love and miss Lily as much as I do since she never lived outside the womb.Can a mother's love be comprehended or explained? ... discuss

For the Armas family, one picture meant much more than a thousand words. In August 1999, doctors diagnosed Samuel Armas—who was still in his mother’s womb—with spina bifida, a congenital disorde ... discuss

When Andy and Mercedes Lara began sharing Sunflower Mae’s story, she captured the hearts of thousands. Sunflower has Down syndrome, a chromosomal abnormality that is caused by an extra chromosome i ... discuss

7 January AD 1590 Born 25 March 1528 to blacksmith Jakob Endriß and his wife Anna (née Weißkopf) in Waiblingen in the dukedom of Württemberg, Jakob Andreae (also Andreæ or Andreä) came from a f ... discuss

The Collect.ALMIGHTY and everlasting God, who didst strengthen thy blessed martyrs Lucian, Julian and Maximian with the virtue of constancy in faith and truth: Grant us in like manner for love of thee ... discuss

  I’m lost for words…where the hell is the outrage? This idiot puts his foot in his BIG MOUTH almost every week and the Liberal Media gives him a pass…..Papa Mike     ... discuss

Fresh pro-abortion talking points for a new year! Who said feminism was out of ideas? This time around, feminist writer and moral pygmy Amanda Marcotte is asserting that pregnancy is a disease, with a ... discuss

This week's Wanderer carries an interview with Cardinal Raymond Burke evaluating the Extraordinary Synod on the Family. He points out some major problems with the outcome (no surprise to orthodox Cath ... discuss

The American people in November overwhelmingly, historically rebuked President Barack Obama, his policies and his unilateral practices. The President his own self primed the pump for the election as a ... discuss

A “Death Doula” Loses His Medical License By Wesley J. Smith Lawrence G. EgbertThere is more to this story than a ghoul suicide facilitator losing ... discuss

Nicki Minaj opens up about abortion; says it ‘haunted me all my life’ By Cassy Fiano Nicki MinajNicki Minaj is a female hip-hop powerhouse with mi ... discuss

Adapted from Country Beans cookbook by Rita Bingham Instant ‘Cream’ Soup- instead of canned, you need a grain mill that can grind beans. Combine:  Bring  6 c. to a boil in an overlarge pan (thi ... discuss

The Right Knock A Story I came across this title in The Kindergarten-primary Magazine, Volume 4 (1891 or ’2). They were recommending another book, by the same author: “It Is Possible, b ... discuss

We Elected to Take the Red Pills - and They Keep Jamming Us With Blueby Seton Motley, Contributing Author: The American people in November overwhelmingly, historically rebuked President Barack ... discuss

6 January, New Testament The Epiphany season begins today, with the Feast of the Epiphany. This day celebrates the Wise Men bringing their gifts of gold, frankincense, and myrrh to the Christ Child. ... discuss

By Mitchell Kalpakgian, Ph.D. Some of the highest compliments paid to woman are familiar sayings like “The hand that rocks the cradle rules the world” and more unfamiliar sayings like George Mered ... discuss

Joy, health, love and peaceBe all here in this placeBy your leave we will singConcerning our King.Our King is well dressedIn silks of the bestIn ribbons so rareNo King can compare.We have traveled man ... discuss

Twelve Drummers DrummingThe Twelve Drummers Drumming refers to the twelve points of doctrine listed in theApostle's Creed.1) I believe in God, the Father almighty, creator of heaven and earth.2) I bel ... discuss

This is heavy on breads, eggs, and cheese because those are easy to spread when you don’t know how many people you’re having for dinner. The wedding is Saturday. People should start arrivi ... discuss

Monday after the Epiphany(Click here for readings)By KATIE GROSSFrom that time on, Jesus began to preach and say,“Repent, for the Kingdom of heaven is at hand.”… And great crowd ... discuss

An “uncompromising attempt to reconcile the world’s beauty with its cruelty.” This is how the LA Times’ Julie Salamon described the late Holocaust survivor Magda Denes’ memoir, Castles Burn ... discuss

The following is an editorial from The Remnant, with which we regretfully, but wholeheartedly agree. The title Man of the Year, bestowed by the mass media on a gender-neutral “Person of the Year, ... discuss

Why you can't believe state officials if they say there's no problems at an abortion clinic, from the Grand Jury Report on Kermit Gosnell:The state Department of Health failed to investigate Gosnell ... discuss

One day at the end of class, little Billy’s teacher asked the class to go home and think of a story and then conclude with the moral of that story. The following day the teacher asks for the first v ... discuss

Fr. Nicolas SchwizerMany say that God is silent, that He is distant, that they cannot find Him.  Nevertheless God, through all revelation, assures us that He speaks, calls, encourages man, but ha ... discuss

When we read the second article of The Formula of Concord in The Lutheran Confessions and come across the word 'cooperation,' we must be careful not to understand this word as if it mea ... discuss

On this day, Saint Bisadi, the Bishop of "Ebsay", was martyred. When Emperor Diocletian heard that Anba Bisadi and Anba "Ghellanicus" were confirming the Christians in the faith and hampering the wors ... discuss

Text: Luke 2:40-52Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.Mary and Joseph must have had a bit of anxiety that day when they realized Jesus was not with them.&nb ... discuss

It would be best if Speaker Boehner were replaced by Louie Gohmert. Failing that, true conservatives should give RINOs a taste of their own medicine. If there are not enough votes for Gohmert, here is ... discuss

iv> Standard Podcast [ 8.75 MB ] Play NowPlay in Popup | Download Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. I: Ordinary: 667 Psalter: Monday, Week II, 776 Proper of Saints: 1695 (canticle anti ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - Rhyme and Reason for Faith Family and Fun The old Christian hymns often said things so much more wisely and profoundly than the “praise and worship” music that permeates ... 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

This four-day weekend after a high-octane December seems a good opportunity to regale the world with my ruminations.-- 2015 is my 20th year living in Idaho.  That is almost half my life.  Bu ... discuss

Was a Christian Roman soldier conscripted in Phrygia during the reign of Emperor Licinius.When ordered to make sacrifice to pagan idols Theagenes refused, he was staked to the ground and beaten which ... discuss

Debate over late abortion intensifies as British mother releases photo of premature daughter born at 24 weeks By Dave Andrusko Emily Caines, 25, has r ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - Rhyme and Reason for Faith Family and Fun Did you know you could receive open rewards for secret deeds? It’s a principle found in the teachings of Jesus. Uh-oh…there he g ... discuss

By: Terresa Monroe-Hamilton AP Photo/Jim Cole John McCain is the quintessential enemy from within on the right. I am long past the argument of honoring his service to this country. He served his count ... discuss

2 January AD 1883; transferred to 3 January* Charles Porterfield Krauth was born in Martinsburg, Virginia (now West Virginia), on 17 March 1823. He was son of the noted Lutheran pastor Dr. Charles Ph ... discuss

(Chinese name: 艾偉德, pinyin: Ai.wei.de) (February 24, 1902–January 3, 1970) was the Christian missionary to China whose story was told in the book The Small Woman by Alan Burgess, published in ... discuss

Future Shock (1970) addressedtoday's and tomorrow's complexitywith technology.  Worth reading.~ Bill Smith, Ph.D.. Editorby Alan Caruba, Contributing Author: On the last day of 2014 I ... discuss

iv> Standard Podcast [ 14 min. 49 sec. | 8.4 MB ] Play NowPlay in Popup | Download Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. I: Ordinary: 653 Proper of Seasons: 543 Psalter: Saturday, Wee ... discuss

Admitting that abortion is ever acceptable is incompatible with unconditional maternal love    Prof. Alexander Pruss Countless pregnant women love (or grow to love) their unborn childre ... discuss

Virgin & Child Under an Apple Tree, Lucas Cranach the ElderVirgin-born! we bow before Thee!Blessed was the Maid who bore Thee,Mary, Mother, meek and mild,Blessed was she in her Child.Blessed was the f ... discuss

There is more to this story than a ghoul suicide facilitator losing his medical license. Lawrence G. Egbert is part of the suicide “counseling” organization, Final Exit Network. The group assists ... discuss

“On the ninth day of Christmas, my true love gave to me, nine ladies dancing ...”The traditional Roman calendar associates this day with the Holy Name of Jesus -- that is, unless on a Sunday that ... discuss

An objection to abolition that is becoming slightly more common as the realisation grows that the usual pro-abortion arguments don't hold any water is derived from the so-called "test for adultery" in ... discuss

Very little information is readily available on the Internet for the celebrations that were part of Catholic celebration before the 1950s began to see changes to the Missal.  The 1962 Roman Catho ... discuss




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