Topic: history

Most of these titles are set in the time of or are about George III of England, or the American Revolutionary War. Most of them I found in the children’s magazine St. Nicholas, Volume 41, Part 1 ... discuss

Today I found a wealth of information on the Cemetery of Choice death from this date. The Homicide in Chicago Interactive Database had her name transcribed incorrectly, but a newspaper archive search ... discuss

by Alan Caruba, Contributing Author: When the Soviet Union collapsed in 1991 the Cold War that had existed between it and the U.S. since the end of World War Two came to an end, but there was ditritus ... discuss

HT: Operation RescueSource: New Mexico Medical Board document regarding late-term abortion practitioner Shelley Sella, former colleague of late-term abortion practitioner George TillerThe New Mexico M ... discuss

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James Williams, formerly the director of the Albert Gore Research Center in Tennessee, was recently appointed as the director of the National Churchill Museum. From Fulton SunBy Brittany RuessWhen a ... discuss

Here’s the third in the repeat of my Sunday series during the month of December of the fascinating abolitionist history behind some of our most beloved Christmas hymns. Pro-lifers identify clo ... discuss

Rome, Italy, Dec 21, 2014 / 04:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- A new initiative out of Ireland is using Biblical dioramas to engage parents and children in Scripture. The Jesse Box, says one of its creators S ... discuss

21 December, New Testament The Apostle Thomas (Hebrew or Aramaic for "twin") was also called Didymus (Greek for "twin"); either his parents gave him a most peculiar name or else he consistently went b ... discuss

President Obama’s decision to move toward normalized relations with Cuba has caused an array of responses, most of them pretty predictable. As a conservative non-interventionist, I support Obama’s ... discuss

In 2014 I embraced podcasts.Some of them give me hope theologically, usually the anabaptistic chaps, orthodox protestants who are not evangelicals.The peace Christians.Brian Zahnd at Word of Life Chur ... discuss

Meditations and Confessions for People Facing Fear, Anxiety and Worry (A 21 Day program) Fear, anxiety and worry plague many in today’s society. Many just don’t know how to deal with them. ... discuss

20 December AD 1552 Financial and marital circumstances led Katharina von Bora's (b.1499) parents to place her in a convent when she was but a child of five. In 1515, she became a nun. Later, she and ... discuss

Planned Parenthood ActionDecember 17 at 2:08pm · Edited · When this woman was accosted outside a Planned Parenthood health center, she had the perfect comeback: "In response to y ... discuss

In 1984, six days before Christmas, my husband, my 9 months pregnant self, and our 20 month old went out for dinner at a Mexican restaurant.  The 20 month old spiked a temp and was pulling at her ear ... discuss

By THE EDITORS | “You have not only a glorious history to remember and to recount, but also a great history still to be accomplished!” St. John Paul II told clergy and religious wome ... discuss

The United States has had a long history with the ugly stains of racial prejudice and institutional discrimination on its collective conscience, particularly against African-Americans n the middle cla ... discuss

Rush Revere and the American Revolution is part three in a trilogy written by Rush Limbaugh and his lovely wife Kathryn. And Rush is tickled pink that his books are being read by so many young and   ... discuss

Some people like to drive large trucks while others prefer small cars. It’s a matter of choice. Big trucks haul stuff. Small cars save money on gas. But what if the government were to impose a fee o ... discuss

The Oklahoma-based abortion practitioner who lied to women and told them they were pregnant so he could sell them abortion pills is now facing additional charges. Oklahoma abortionist Nareshkumar Gand ... discuss

By Patrick J. BuchananThe celebrations in Havana and the sullen silence in Miami tell you all you need to know about who won this round with Castro’s Cuba.In JFK’s metaphor, Obama traded a horse ... discuss

Arua, Uganda, Dec 19, 2014 / 08:35 am (CNA/EWTN News).- A small community radio station in rural Uganda, running almost entirely on solar power, is spreading the Gospel and giving “voice to the ... discuss

When you study the history of the world, some of the most perilous times for any people are when a regime change takes place. I believe we are approaching, if we are not already into, a major regime c ... discuss

I cannot promise that all the titles below are really worthwhile books, but they should all give you something to think about.  They are older books which means the language and the syntax are more ... discuss

19 December, Old Testament Adam was the first man, made in the image of God and given dominion over all the earth (Genesis 1:26). His name may be variously translated "earth," "dust," or "clay," all ... discuss

The Fall-Winter edition of the Cosmopolitan Review has been published. Here’s the preview: Poland has been commemorating anniversaries all year and those of us observing from a distance have sha ... discuss

By Dr Kevin Fitzpatrick OBE Director of the Euthanasia Prevention Coalition International.Spokesperson/Convener of the Not Dead Yet UK Campaign.  Kevin FitzpatrickBelgium’s leading euthanasia p ... discuss

This article was published on December 17 by The Yeshiva World News.TRabbi Avi Schnallhe “Aid in Dying for the Terminally Ill Act” passed the State Assembly with 41 votes – the minimum needed ... discuss

Vatican City, Dec 18, 2014 / 05:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The announcement that the US and Cuba will enjoy warmer relations follows more than 50 years of Vatican diplomacy, which was ramped up by St. Jo ... discuss

Congressman Chris Smith, a New Jersey Republican, and over 75 Members of Congress have filed a comment letter with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) opposing the abortion aspects ... discuss

If you tried to pass these arguments as a solid case in a history course, you'd fail.We're expected to believe that all these people passed off a figment of their imagination as a historical figure.Ev ... discuss

There's a move afoot to dump John Boehner as speaker of the house and I'm all for it. The man is a traitor to conservatism and little more than an Obama lackey. When my old Congressman, Jim Moran, a l ... discuss

by Hans Johnson Abortion technology is, quite frankly, at a “dead end.” There’s really nowhere else to go for killing efficiency. But true medicine –  the treatment and sustai ... discuss

On February 7, from 9am-2pm, I will be giving a workshop entitled, “Introduction to Gregorian Chant: Spirituality, History, and the Basics of Reading.”The workshop is sponsored by the Offi ... discuss

Iran nuclear talks have resumed, and the U.S. and Iran are at the table again. In this piece, part one of a two-part Q&A between former U.S. Ambassador to the UN for Human Rights Ken Blackwell and Mrs ... discuss

Pope Francis says even when we do not understand the difficulties of life, we must realize that God, our loving father, has a plan and is there to save his children. During his daily morning Mass at ... discuss

Contact: Rick Dack, Defending the Bible International, 763-913-0351, 952-933-1979, defendingthebible@usfamily.net MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., Dec. 18, 2014 /Christian Newswire/ -- Do you see what I see on t ... discuss

Swords, Romance . . . and Ben Franklin? BeyondTheMaskMovie.com Contact: Lucas Fairchild, 214-577-9852, Lucas@Lovell-Fairchild.com LOS ANGELES, Dec. 18, 2014 /Christian Newswire/ -- Sports, glimpse ... discuss

Hanukkah Latkes We like to go crazy around the holidays and use every excuse we can find to praise the Lord. Hanukkah gives us eight extra days of celebration and more chances to sit around the table ... discuss

By Don DeMarco, Ph. D. Perhaps the two most beloved Christmas stories that we see every year on television are Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol and Frank Capra’s It’s A Wonderful Life. The for ... discuss

VICTORY! Feminist Hero & Republican Candidate Martha McSally Wins Seat in Congress by Jim Hoft With The Gateway Pundit on Wednesday, December 17, 2014 Martha E. McSally is a pioneer. She is the first ... discuss

Truthfully, abortion and God don’t go too well together. But apparently, according to a new article on the pro-abortion website Think Progress titled, “God Loves Women Who Have Abortions': The Rel ... discuss

Contact: Kevin Wandra, 404-788-1276, KWandra@CarmelCommunications.com SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 17, 2014 /Christian Newswire/ -- The highly anticipated final installment of The Hobbit film trilogy, "The H ... discuss

Thanks to Perry for the links- he’s the  good man of my friend Kim C, whom I met via our blogs (the site where she’s currently not blogging is ‘In a Shoe’). While some of the ... discuss

I love to reread this each year, journeying through Advent, so I'm reposting it.Continuing our examination of chapter five of Go to Joseph we now begin to take examine preparation for the trip to Bet ... discuss

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Wednesday of the Third Week of Advent(Click here for readings)By Benedict Augustine“Thus the total number of generationsfrom Abraham to Davidis fourteen generations;from David to ... discuss

“Free health care!” “Free cell phones!” “I don’t have to make my car payment any more!” Such were the excited ravings that accompanied the political slogan/promise of “Hope and Chan ... discuss

By Sarah Reinhard | There are so many good books, so many new books, and so many books, period, that sometimes it’s hard to sift through them. What do you buy that bibliophile in your life ... discuss

17 December, Old Testament Today we commemorate the Holy Prophet Daniel and the Three Young Men — Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego. These four were among the young men of Judah who were take ... discuss

In our latest essay, we consider what it would take to get a truly republican candidate through the Republican primary, starting with an open, competitive series of pre-primary debates and caucuses de ... discuss

"The overwhelmingly positive report also promised to value their "feminine genius" more, while gently suggesting ways to serve the church faithfully and survive amid a steep drop in their numbers. It ... discuss

9]> < ![endif]--> y is gone, one will find Sunday,' is an old, Christian Arab proverb that expresses their fear of sharing the terrible fate that has befallen the Jews. In other words, “when the ... discuss

Our Final Christmas Countdown We count down the final days of Advent using the traditional monastic antiphons to the Magnificat. Most of English speaking Christendom knows these antiphons through the ... discuss

Last year, Bruce Feiler wrote a piece for The New York Times in which he began by regretting the bad behavior of his family at a reunion. He wondered whether his family was “falling apart.” Tha ... discuss

Many of you likely have already heard that Dr. Patel, the abortionist that attempted to take my life and successfully took the life of my twin, has been arrested and is under investigation again. The ... discuss

Infanticide Now “Debatable” in Bioethics By Wesley J. Smith Wesley SmithThe late Richard John Neuhaus famously wrote of bioethicists: Thousands of medical ethicists and b ... discuss

2014 was a great year for Christian readers, and today I want to share some of my top picks from the year that is swiftly drawing to a close. Let me offer a few caveats: First, these are almos ... discuss

Contact: WCC Media Office, +41 79 507 6363   GENEVA, Dec. 15, 2014 /Christian Newswire/ -- Experiences of death and expulsion faced by some 750,000 Palestinians in 1948 are the subject of an exhibiti ... discuss

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Outside my window...via Rob Vaughn on Flickr - Ohio GroupI am thinking...how proud I am of my older son and his on-line debate skills.  He is really taking after me on his love of the online ... discuss

 The late Richard John Neuhaus famously wrote of bioethicists:    Thousands of medical ethicists and bioethicists, as they are called, professionally guide the unthinkable on its ... discuss

The pro-life movement has been raising the ugly specter of abortions on babies with disabilities for years and now a new article in the Boston Globe confirms that the tests supposedly showing a baby h ... discuss

Cardinal Rainer Woelki has been Archbishop of Cologne for three months. In this interview he talks about the construction sites in the Archdiocese, the controversies regarding the family in the Church ... discuss

One of the earliest attempts at Christmas censorship occurred in 1969, after the crew of Apollo 8 read from the Book of Genesis during a telecast of their moon orbit on December 24, 1968. Apollo 8 wa ... discuss

Gun owners illegally transfer firearms at the rally in front of police. Fed up with the passage of an 18½-page incoherent, rambling, unconstitutional gun control initiative that was bankrolled by bil ... discuss

Contact: WCC Media Office, +41 79 507 6363   GENEVA, Dec. 15, 2014 /Christian Newswire/ -- Experiences of death and expulsion faced by some 750,000 Palestinians in 1948 are the subject of an exhibiti ... discuss

The smartest way to study the Word is here: Faithlife just released Logos 6, the most intelligent Bible study software ever, equipping you for incredible insights in a fraction of the t ... discuss

Michigan abortionist Michael Arthur Roth’s abortion business, the Novi Laser and Aesthetic Center, was evicted last month from its second office space this year. Currently, his abortion business rem ... discuss

Sydney, Australia, Dec 15, 2014 / 08:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The archbishop of Sydney has called for prayers after several people were taken hostage in the Australian city, reminding citizens to not t ... discuss

By Mitchell Kalpakgian, Ph.D. The Christmas season celebrates the Christian miracle of the Incarnation, almighty God becoming lowly man and eternal God assuming a mortal human nature. The God of power ... discuss

Timed for a Christmas season release, director Ridley Scott’s intended blockbuster, Moses: Gods and Kings hit the big screens this past weekend. On its opening weekend the movie shot to the top ... discuss

At around 9:10 p.m. On December 15, 1891, Dr. J. M. Ryall was called to the Pittsburgh home of 32-year-old Nancy Arabella Hildinger. He found her dead. Her family told Ryall that Nancy had been sic ... discuss

Excerpt from: Rod Rosenbladt, "Christ Died for the Sins of Christians Too," Modern Reformation Vol 12 (May/June 2003): 20-25.Did the reformers, then, have any doctrine of sanctification? Of ... discuss

by Kelsey Harkness, The Daily Signal, Heritage Foundation: For 36 years, Jim Garlow didn’t know his first adopted child was the result of a rape.But after his wife Carol lost a six-year battle w ... discuss

Grumpy Elder - Obama and Boehner Join Forces to Sell Out America Recently Lady Raven wrote Is there some reason we bothered going to the polls last month? This morning that seems like a really valid ... discuss

Vatican City, Dec 14, 2014 / 08:43 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Christian joy is borne out of nearness to Christ, said Pope Francis during his Angelus address for the third Sunday of Advent, adding that ̶ ... discuss

Every year during December I have been posting the surprising abolitionist history behind some of our most beloved Christmas hymns. Pro-lifers identify closely with those 150 years ago who fought to ... discuss

Christmas is not the holiday we associate with fear; rather, Halloween is. Elves, carols, trees, and turkeys don’t scare us. Skeletons and bleeding zombies do. But I think our lack of fear at C ... discuss

In our last episode yours truly suggested that Republican Party “leadership” might be set to betray the electorate and cave in to pressure from the left and the media, which would lead to essentia ... discuss

Blessed be the name of the Lord in both joy and sorrow.Fr. Michael Rodriguez has been persecuted for several years, primarily because of his adherence to the Latin Mass, the Mass of the ages.He is sus ... discuss

Vatican City, Dec 13, 2014 / 04:05 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis addressed the increasing challenges caused by violence in the Middle East with members of the Syriac Catholic Church, urging them t ... discuss

13 December AD 304 Lucia (also Lucy or Lukia) was one of the victims of the great persecution under the Roman emperor Diocletian. She met her death at Syracuse on the island of Sicily because of her ... discuss

Both of today's deaths from the Cemetery of Choice are from safe, legal abortions. I have almost no information on the death from 1984. Thirty-year-old Sandra Williams was 11 weeks pregnant when she u ... discuss

Whether it’s the costliest regulation in history or the coal-killing power plant rules (that Obama’s law professor says raise “constitutional questions”), it’s clear that the CIA isn't the o ... discuss

Defamation is complete when its pretensions can be used as its proof.   Some countries, parties, and leaders are anathema to our opinion makers. Not everyone nominated as a “Berserk Monster” ... discuss

Austin, Texas, Dec 12, 2014 / 07:09 pm (CNA).- Heroic Media is celebrating their most successful year yet, reporting their pro-life ads have generated more than 360,000 responses, the highest number i ... discuss

by Jesse Solomon, CNNMoney: Americans are getting quite the gift this year: Cheap gas. A gallon of regular now costs $2.64 on average, according to AAA. In some places, it's fallen below $2 a gallon ... discuss

IMPORTANT: Current status unknown: Dr. Judith Comeau-Samuel has changed her name to Dr. Judith Prophete and is listed on many web sites as practicing obstetrics and gynecology, family practice, a ... discuss

Today in Washington, D.C. - Dec. 12, 2014The House will reconvene at 3 PM today for 10 to 15 minutes in hopes of wrapping up the second session of the One Hundred Thirteenth Congress.Yesterday, The Ho ... discuss

They searched for peace by methods that were not the one of the Prince and God of Peace. They did not find Peace and it confirmed thereby the words of our Divine Redeemer: “Dixerunt pax et non est p ... discuss

CHURCH HISTORY TEACHER AND DIRECTOR OF HOUSE SYSTEM Education: Middle/High School, FT EmployeeSt. Bernard Preparatory School (Cullman, AL)St. Bernard Preparatory School is looking for a faith-filled d ... discuss

Vatican City, Dec 12, 2014 / 12:55 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Following the reception of the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize by two south Asians this week, Pope Francis has praised Nobel laureates' efforts for peace ... discuss

A racial genocide is unfolding in America. This is not mere political hyperbole. The abortion industry is intentionally targeting women of color. According to the pro-abortion Guttmacher Institute— ... discuss

Apologizing for the tyrannical, unprofessional behavior of his chaebol heiress daughter: “Please blame me; it’s my fault,” Cho Yang-ho, the chairman of Korean Air Lines, said in front of a bank ... discuss

Despite numerous efforts by our illustrious legal and academic professionals to use precedence and 1946 Rules of Procedure to alter or abolish the Natural Born Citizen requirement for the Oval Office ... discuss

The question is this: How am I doing this Advent? Am I using this season of preparation to clear out the materialist muck, the stress and distractions of my life? And if the honest answer is no, then ... discuss

Dick Wilson knows I don’t read the local newspaper so he recently passed along a copy of a column called Annie’s Mailbox. I don’t know what this usually presents (I think it’s an advice column ... discuss

According to the University of St. Thomas website, their mission as a university is “inspired by Catholic intellectual tradition to educate students to be morally responsible leaders who think criti ... discuss

Local pro-life activists have informed Operation Rescue that yesterday, December 11, 2014, two ambulances were called to Martin Haskell’s infamous late-term abortion facility, Women’s Med Center i ... discuss

The advance that the U.S. Navy just made in weapons technology seems like something out of a science fiction novel. For the first time in history, an advanced energy weapons system is a reality. Accor ... discuss

I am generally not partial to images of the Blessed Mother without her visibly holding the Christ Child. This has long struck me as edging toward a sort of Catholic goddess-worship -- Mariolatry, if y ... discuss

The Nonhuman Rights Project lost a unanimous opinion in a New York Court of Appeals ruling that ruled–properly–chimpanzees are not persons. From the New York Times story: In a blow for animal lov ... discuss

By now, you’ve probably heard about the arrest of Oklahoma abortionist Nareshkumar Patel. He “is being accused of fraud, telling women they were pregnant when they weren’t and then givin ... discuss

Today's feast reminds that regardless of our state of life, our wealth or lack of wealth, our sex, education,  or even our age, we all have the opportunity to be of humble service to God. Juan Di ... discuss

 Although a serious global problem, preterm birth’s link to abortion is ignored By Paul Stark Editor’s note. Yesterday we posted on how pro-abortionists are grinding out studies in ... discuss

Today we celebrate the feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe -- one of my favorite Marian feast days. Our Lady of Guadalupe, patroness of the Americas, brings hope into our lives. She covers us in the folds ... discuss

I recently came across this wonderful article on gregorian chant and it's beauty and power in Catholic Exchange. With us being the Chant Café, how couldn't I share it! Gregorian chant inspires a ... discuss

So, Dr Gruber, not a politician. Ya think? This gets much mileage in the press and the liberal politicians are going distance themselves from him as if he he were scalding acid. Abortion as eugenics, ... discuss

Hello. Don’t recognize me? That’s OK; I understand. My name was Antonio West. I was the 13-month old child who was shot in the face at point blank range by two black teens, who were attempting to ... discuss

by Alan Caruba, Contributing Author: In late October I wrote a commentary “Is America in Decline?” based on a book by James MacDonald, “When Globalism Fails: The Rise and Fall of Pax Americana ... discuss

Each and every life matters – but, as the media cry “black lives matter,” they conveniently forget the millions of black babies destroyed in abortion. The phrase “Black Lives Matter” surfa ... discuss

The American Catholic Almanac: Daily Reader of Patriots, Saints, Rogues, and Ordinary People Who Changed the United StatesImage Books, NYEmily Stimpson and Brian BurchBack when political correctness w ... discuss

November 17 was World Prematurity Day. New global estimates indicate that, as Eve Lackritz of the Global Alliance to Prevent Prematurity and Stillbirth explains, “important gains have been made ... discuss

Gregory FiebigDuring a November 4th 2014 university panel discussion in Indiana on the topic "Life versus Choice", Wesleyan Professor Gregory Fiebig stated "This is our belief, that life begins at con ... discuss

For 36 years, Jim Garlow didn’t know his first adopted child was the result of a rape. But after his wife Carol lost a six-year battle with cancer last year, their daughter, Janie, went in search of ... discuss

 Oklahoma abortionist charged with fraud for telling women who were not pregnant that they were and giving them abortifacients Investigation prompted by death of woman falsely told s ... discuss

 Disability Rights Community protests being excluded from NJ hearing on doctor-assisted suicide legislation By Dave Andrusko We’ve run several stories on New Jersey’s proposed doc ... discuss

Today the Judas' in our government will betray the American people as the House will most likely approve the funding bill which will, amongst many other things, fund Obamacare and Amnesty for a yea ... discuss

Vatican City, Dec 11, 2014 / 07:40 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In his daily homily Pope Francis said that God’s love is always expressed in tenderness, and cautioned that if we haven’t experience ... discuss

How does one work for excellent music in the parish? One answer is to educate those working for the Church as musicians in the principles of sacred music and liturgy. A few months ago, I announce ... discuss

Today Catholics commemorate Pope St. Damasus I, who led the Church through a critical part of the fourth-century Arian controversy over Jesus' divinity.Pope Damasus I made decisions that shaped the fu ... discuss

by Gary Bauer, Contributing Author: Yesterday's release of the Senate Intelligence Committee's so-called "torture report" certainly dominated the headlines. But one silver lining may be that former of ... discuss

By Jessie Tappel, M.S. When we spend a significant period of time with our family or old friends from the past, an interesting psychological mechanism known as regression can take hold. Christmas and ... discuss

There are those in the Orthodox Church who say that we should have nothing to do with the culture wars that have been raging in our culture since the 60's. They accuse conservative converts of trying ... discuss

Vatican City, Dec 10, 2014 / 12:42 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- In his message for the 2015 World Day of Peace, released on Wednesday, Pope Francis has called for a global effort of fraternity rather than ind ... discuss

In the past, whenever an American citizen or a police officer complained that there are illegal aliens from Latin American countries impersonating Puerto Ricans in order to avoid arrest and deportat ... discuss

No media outlet in America wants to report the full unfettered truth about the Ferguson Missouri riots over the death of Michael Brown, because they would be lynching the Obama administration and the ... discuss

Fr. Nicolas Schwizer What does evangelization mean? Simply, it is the task which Christ entrusted to his Church when He said to his disciples: “Go throughout the whole world and preach the Gospel to ... discuss

Six cities in Croatia participated in the 40 Days for Life campaign that recently ended … and it’s clear the volunteers’ prayers and public witness have had a profound impact. “ ... discuss

Machiavellians and other consequentialists throughout history have argued for an anything goes approach for governing, asserting in effect that “the end justifies the means.” Today’s news is ful ... discuss

Sexual asssault is all over the news today. Headlines in the United States tell of a long list of woman who have accused Bill Cosby of assault, and tell of college campuses where rape is shock ... discuss

The story behind one of my favorite Gospel hymns is recounted in James Boice’s commentary on John.  If you aren’t familiar with the history, take a moment to read. “In 1874 a Fren ... discuss

London, England, Dec 9, 2014 / 10:02 pm (Aid to the Church in Need).- Most people “still don’t know how Pope Francis thinks,” says a longtime Catholic observer who believes the Pope& ... discuss

On December 10, 1998, Nakia "Kia" Jorden, who would have graduated from Hyde Park High School in 2000, died of anesthesia complications during an abortion at the Albany Medical Surgical Center at 50 ... discuss

These are the words of Senator John McCain from the Senate floor. Via his website: “Mr. President, I rise in support of the release – the long-delayed release – of the Senate Intelligence Commit ... discuss

Abortion doctorNaresh PatelKATV Arkansas is reporting about the recent arrest of abortion doctor Naresh Patel for lying to patients by telling them they're pregnant when they're not then charging them ... discuss

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I love to read! Fiction, non-fiction, biographies, lives of the saints, history, mystery. Nothing pleases me more (besides cuddling with my grandchildren) than wrapping myself in a blanket with a cup ... discuss

For much of my life, I was so entrenched in the pro-choice worldview that I would completely shut down conversations that invited me to examine or question my position. Even with my history of being p ... 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

It took a while for my review copy of Priest, Prophet, King to come. And then it took a while for me to watch it. However, once we began we binge-watched all six episodes.Partly it was because we enjo ... discuss

Join Jen and the other Quicktakers over at the Conversion Diary.1.  Last Saturday was Noah's last race for the season.  It was the first time anyone in our family has ever run in a cross cou ... discuss

Oklahoma abortionist Nareshkumar Gandalal “Naresh” Patel, who once faced charges of raping and sodomizing his abortion patients,has been arrested. The arrest came after a Operation Rescue filed a ... discuss

The phenomenon of repeat abortions is one of the least-discussed aspects of the abortion debate. Despite the wide availability of contraception and non-abortifacient birth control, abortion is still u ... discuss

I get a little nervous when I see an artist jump mediums. Not all artists make that transition from one medium to another—good authors have written awful songs and great songwriters have wri ... discuss

The Christmas season comes each year with the expected flurry of media attention to the biblical accounts of Christ’s conception and birth. The general thrust of the secular media is often increduli ... discuss

by Ken Blackwell and Bob Morrison, Contributing Authors: President Franklin D. Roosevelt appeared before a joint session of Congress on this day in 1941. Looking stern and resolute, the President wo ... discuss

By Brittany Higdon Few Christian households lack a Christmas tree at this time of year. Many people have completed their Christmas shopping, and Christmas carols blare over every store speaker. Howev ... discuss

by Ralph Benko, Contributing Author: A recent column in US News & World Report, The Swiss Gold Rush by Pat Garofalo, its assistant managing editor for opinion, is subtitled “A push for the gold stan ... discuss

Pat Lynch, President of New York City’s Patrolman’s Benevolent Association had harsh words for Barack Obama, Eric Holder and Mayor Bill DeBlasio in his interview on NewsMax TV. Lynch told Steve Ma ... discuss

By: Renee Nal New Zeal The Declaration of Barmen was ‘a call to resistance against the theological claims of the Nazi state.’ As history repeats and God is once again diminished in society ... discuss

-- 1 --"Hey Emmy, didn't you say you were going to post an update about your novel sequel?" Yes. "Where is it?" Here! Sort of. Okay, fine, this is just a "in a nutshell" version of the actual thing (w ... discuss

O Mother, how pure you are, you are untouched by sin;yours was the privilege to carry God within you.Divine OfficeIf you wanted to be a great baseball player, what would you need? First and foremost, ... discuss

by Alan Caruba, Contributing Author: I doubt there was ever a time in America, pre-Revolution and since, that race was not an issue. It was for the framers of the Constitution who, in order to get t ... discuss

Every year on December 8, Pope Francis goes to Piazza di Spagna in Rome and prays to Our Lady at the statue of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception located on top of an ancient column, in honor of th ... discuss

Six months ago, Kerry Messer, president of the Missouri Family Network, reported his wife missing. Messer is well-known in the state capital as the head of a pro-life group and he’s often speaking o ... discuss

It is official.  The current government in Israel is dissolving.  An early election has been set for March 2015.  As one of the tens of millions of Evangelical Christians who stand fe ... discuss

Excerpt from:Rev. Robert Schaibley, “Lutheran Preaching: Proclamation, Not Communication” (Concordia Journal 18, 1992), 17.But let the Law do its work, and let the Gospel follow; then we face anot ... discuss

Brethren, Peace be with you.Since I gave you my take on the grand jury findings on the death of Michael Brown, I thought I should give my take on the death of Eric Garner's at the hands of police in N ... discuss

It is possible for Christmas carols, not only to be appropriate for the season leading up to the great feast, but to never mention Christmas itself. And no, that does not include "Jingle Bells."With t ... discuss

WAKE UP AMERICA! "They" have begun beating the drums again - they want more power, more money and more blood of our children, our husbands and wives, brothers and sisters! Zero Hedge - The Most Esse ... discuss

Obama's statements in recent days make me wonder if he realizes that he's president of the United States. Does he understand how one becomes president? Does he get the process that landed him in the W ... discuss

By Don DeMarco, Ph. D. The First of a series of important events—the First solo flight across the Atlantic Ocean, the First landing on the moon, the First Thanksgiving—holds an honored place in th ... discuss

On December 8, 1994, 23-year-old Magdalena Rodriguez went to Suresh Gandotra's clinic, El Norte Clinica Medica, for what she thought was a safe, legal second-trimester abortion. Gandotra later said, " ... discuss

Attack at Pearl Harbor in 1941by Alan Caruba, Contributing Author: No, Pearl Harbor is not ancient history. It’s part of my history and many others who were alive at the time. I was just an infant, ... discuss

Fr. Lawrence Farley – One of the benefits of reading history is that it enables one to compare one’s own era with other eras, and so identify the blind spots of former times and as well as the ... discuss

Early on a beautiful Sunday morning 73 years ago, the world changed. At 7:55 a.m local. December 7, 1941 the attack begins. Pearl Harbor Attack The Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor to remove what i ... 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

The abolitionist story behind treasured Christmas hymns, Wk 1 of 4… “Go Tell It on the Mountain” John Wesley Work, Jr., an African-American professor at Fisk University in Nashville ... discuss

Consecrated 7 December AD 374 Saint Ambrose of Milan was born in Trier around AD 340. He became a Roman governor in northern Italy and the people of Milan later named him bishop by general acclaim. H ... discuss

Aaron Rodgers would have to throw 0 TDs and 49 Ints Monday to NOT have the best TD:Int ratio in first 100 starts in NFL history.— NFL on ESPN (@ESPNNFL) December 6, 2014I'm going to go out on a ... discuss

While the U.S. bishops' conference continually mewls that illegal immigrants pouring over our border from Mexico and South and Central America are victims of violence, they are shockingly quiet on Cat ... discuss

Fr. Robert Lange's memoir, Windows Into the Life of a Priest,  brought to mind a literary theme called the hero's journey. Like the archetypical hero who sets off on a journey of self discov ... discuss

Vatican City, Dec 6, 2014 / 04:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Papal preacher Father Raniero Cantalamessa gave his first advent homily to Pope Francis, touching on the biblical meaning of the word peace ̵ ... discuss

Today is the feast of St. Nicholas.We always celebrate. It's a family tradition.The true story of Santa Claus begins with Nicholas, who was born during the third century in the village of Patara. At t ... discuss

ARRA News Service - House and Senate Armed Services Committee leaders broke an impasse and agreed to move forward on a modified, pre-coordinated version of the FY 2015 defense authorization bill. The ... discuss

6 December AD 326 Of the many saints recognized by the Christian Church, Nicholas is one of the most widely commemorated. However, very little is known historically of him, although there was a church ... discuss

This is an article by Fr. Alphonse de Valk that covers the Canadian Abortion debate leading up to de-criminalization in 1969. The title is: "The Abortion Issue in Contemporary Canadian History: The Un ... discuss

by Alan Caruba, Contributing Author: I receive Free Inquiry magazine monthly even though I never subscribed to it. The magazine is read by atheists who prefer to be called “humanists.” The Counci ... discuss

Reid Led Big Gov't Land Grabby Melissa Quinn: Parkland and wilderness provisions added to a defense policy measure have outraged friends of the military, who call the move both a “land grab” and a ... discuss

Oh, well.Sorry. Forget that rape stuff we published. Just forget we did that. OK? Good.From Will Dana, Managing Editor, Rolling Stone:To Our Readers:Last month, Rolling Stone published a story titled ... discuss

After Mike Brown's murder in Ferguson, I wrote here about the possibility of a different response to critical situations by police. Since other countries have far fewer fatal police - perpetrator enga ... discuss

An Indiana judge has overturned a pro-life law the state legislature approved to protect women from the dangerous abortion pill. Yesterday, federal judge, Jane Magnus-Stinson, ruled in Planned Parenth ... discuss

Contact: Rev. Patrick J. Mahoney, Christian Defense Coalition, 540-538-4741   WASHINGTON, Dec. 2, 2014 /Christian Newswire/ -- Rev. Patrick J. Mahoney, Director of the Christian Defense Coalition and ... discuss

Editor's Note on the topic of the below article:Get this liberal agenda museum (conservative women have spoken out against this museum - see article) out of the National Defense Authorization (NDA) bi ... discuss

On this blog I have included the biographies of many great and notable Christians. Today I would like to include that of one of my heroes and ancestors, the Rev. Simon Sutherland. The Sutherland famil ... discuss

Text:  Hebrews 1:1-12Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.When I was a youth I was incorrectly taught that God worked through the Law in the Old Testament, w ... discuss

Brittany Maynard was clearly working with the pro-assisted suicide group Compassion and Choices when she took a lethal drug to end her life and released a video in conjunction with the euthanasia grou ... discuss

4 December AD 749 John of Damascus, also called John Damascene and Chrysorrhoas, (meaning "streaming with gold," alluding to his "golden" speaking) was born around AD 675. The Christian Church rememb ... discuss

By:  Terence P. Jeffrey (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) read more ... discuss

By Mitchell Kalpakgian, Ph.D. Human nature needs not only physical rest, sleep, and food to restore and replenish its energy, but also inspiration to lift the heart and spirit. The emotions too have t ... discuss

As LifeNews previously reported, in September, a Swedish woman made medical history when she gave birth to her first child through birth by womb transplant. The woman was born without a womb because o ... discuss

By MARK SHEA | Since God is the Author of the great story of creation and salvation history, he knows the end from the beginning and can tell us about that end as he chooses. What we immediatel ... discuss

Austin, Texas, Dec 3, 2014 / 03:12 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The Catholic bishops in Texas thanked a federal appeals court for issuing a stay of execution for mentally ill inmate Scott Louis Panetti mere h ... discuss

Yes - Closed Major National Park!Can't manage what they have already, But want more.by Robert Gordon and Nicolas Loris: Congress has returned from the mid-term elections and members are hammering out ... discuss

An abortionist whose license was revoked in 2012 for providing phony mental health diagnoses that were used to justify otherwise illegal late-term abortions for George Tiller’s Women’s Health Care ... discuss

7 children from 2-10 enjoyed my Yaki Soba (Asian noodle dish) so much, this is all that was left. I had several mouths to feed, including 7 children between the ages of 2 and 10. The meat I had intend ... discuss

An abortionist whose license was revoked in 2012 for providing phony mental health diagnoses that were used to justify otherwise illegal late-term abortions for George Tiller’s Women’s Health Care ... discuss

 A look back at CBS Evening News’ coverage of Roe v. Wade on January 22, 1973 By Dave Andrusko When we flip the calendar over to December, even more than usual, we come to think a ... discuss

7 children from 2-10 enjoyed my Yaki Soba (Asian noodle dish) so much, this is all that was left. I had several mouths to feed, including 7 children between the ages of 2 and 10. The meat I had intend ... discuss




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