Topic: means

By Fr. C. J. McCloskey Recently, Pope Francis announced an upcoming Year of Mercy that will begin on December 8, 2015, the 50th anniversary of the end of the Second Vatican Council (and of course the ... discuss

With liberals, everything is always about politics, which means the rest of us must constantly be indoctrinated, lest we fail to see the light.  We can't just have music: we have to have some mes ... discuss

Happy feast of St. Augustine to all. I just finished reading City of God this month. Here is a brief quote from it:"But that grief which arises in the hearts of the pious, who are persecuted by the ma ... discuss

Recently, the Catholic Answers apologist Jimmy Akin wrote a very interesting post on the dating of the Gospel of John. I read the text differently than he does. Below is a synopsis of his argument (I ... discuss

BY BIG DOG ON MAR 23, 2015 Hillary Clinton is a typical progressive who, like her former boss, believes the ends justify the means and that anything she does in pursuit of liberal ideology is OK. Ho ... discuss

Notes taken from my first read through volume six some 17 years ago- this section of my notes focused on religion and CM Basic principles: According to volume six, and probably every other book, Charl ... discuss

Sushi is picnic food in Japan and Korea. only in Korean, it’s not sushi, it’s kimbap/gimbap/김밥 , and 김밥 doesn’t usually include vinegar, but does have sesame oil. A lot of s ... discuss

Havana, Cuba, Mar 28, 2015 / 04:03 pm (CNA/Europa Press).- As the fifty year economic embargo and diplomatic isolation between the U.S. and Cuba comes to a close, the thaw of their historically icy re ... discuss

This post might be all over the place, so bear with me. I'm about to get really raw and vulnerable.I don't want Lily to be seen as a "sad thing that happened to me." I don't want other people to look ... discuss

Shawn Carney, Campaign Director, 40 Days for Life: Your prayer presence hurts the bottom line of the abortion industry ... especially on Saturdays. Saturday is the busiest day of the week at many abo ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - Christian Songs and Stories - Tony Funderburk - Christian Songs and Stories When you say you’ll accept nothing less than perfect, it means you’ll accept nothing. Unless, ... discuss

Washington D.C., Mar 28, 2015 / 06:25 am (CNA).- A recent ruling from the Supreme Court to clarify workplace protections for pregnant women will help remedy some of the pressure placed on working wome ... discuss

Does this sound like an admonition? Such as in “run for good health”. Since the writer has experienced the University of Oregon’s legendary Bill Bowermann, and since then has stuck to daily run ... discuss

 TV’s “The Good Wife” surprises with a refreshingly honest conversation about abortion By Texas Right to Life Editor’s note. We wr ... discuss

 “The Abortion Debate No One Wants to Have” By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. Yesterday Sarah Terzo reprinted a portion of a column wr ... discuss

Following the War of Independence separating America from Great Britain and establishing a new free sovereign nation, our Founders set a course to establish a Constitutional Representative Republican ... discuss

The New York Times considerately gives us an early look at the Box Canyon into which the 114th Congress, the GOP leading, is riding.  In G.O.P. Is Divided as Budget Bills Start Piling Up we discover: ... discuss

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by Dr. Ryan T Anderson & Sarah Torre, Heritage Foundation: In a victory for religious freedom, earlier today Gov. Mike Pence, R-Ind., signed into law the state’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act. ... discuss

On March 26th, Jen Cardinal posted a YouTube video of her 14-week-old unborn baby clapping and it has already received over 100,000 views. Cardinal told the Daily Mail that she began singing “If You ... discuss

Washington D.C., Mar 27, 2015 / 04:04 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Firing squads, gas chambers and the electric chair – these types of execution may seem like methods of the past, but some states in the ... discuss

Mar 27 - Homily: Mary Redeeming with Our Lord Fr. Elias on the feast of the Seven Sorrows of Mary Coredemptrix explains the origin of this title of Mary, that it means she works with her Son in His ... discuss

As LifeNews has reported, the Colorado woman who cut out a 7-month-old unborn baby from a mother’s abdomen, resulting in the death of the infant, will not be charged with murder. That’s becaus ... discuss

The dream team is back! In the latest episode of BioTalk, Rebecca Taylor and I give an update on “three-parent IVF” and genetic engineering, what it means for our human future and what yo ... discuss

An unnamed nurse gives a chilling description of infanticides that took place at the hospital where she worked.  The nurse told a reporter from the Catholic Twin Circle that a doctor she worked with ... discuss

 Abortionists agree – abortion is killing By Sarah Terzo “A fetus isn’t a baby.” “A woman has a right to choose.” These ... discuss

 Kevorkian’s True Goal was Human Vivisection By Wesley J. Smith Jack KevorkianThe revisionism about Jack Kevorkian and his purposes ... discuss

” ‘A great poem,” it has been truly said ” is a fountain forever overflowing with the waters of wisdom and delight, and after one person and one age has exhausted its divine ef ... discuss

The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) published  a new study concerning the Belgium euthanasia experience titled: Recent Trends in Euthanasia and Other End-of-Life Practices in Belgium. Similar ... discuss

 Why a woman should tell her OB-GYN she has had an abortion By Dave Andrusko As they say, nothing is ever really lost in cyberspace. I re ... discuss

  20 Ways To Build A Successful Marriage:  Don’t Have Premarital Sex - This can be with your future spouse or not. Regardless, the statistics show that having premarital sex  ... discuss

“BROKE” LOOKS LIKE! Disgusting isn’t It? Welcome to the Clintons’ $11 Million Dollar Mansion in New York state   Hillary Rodham Clinton, as a New York StateSenator no ... discuss

On Monday, U.S. District Court Judge John deGravelles in Louisiana quietly changed the trial date for a challenge to a much-discussed state pro-life law – arbitrarily allowing abortion providers th ... discuss

Today in Washington. D.C. - March 26, 2015The House reconvened at 9 AM today.The House today may take up the following bills today:H.R. 2 to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to repeal the ... discuss

John 6:29 Jesus replied, “This is the deed God requires—to believe in the one whom he sent...40 For this is the will of my Father—for everyone who looks on the Son and believes in him to have et ... discuss

The saint of the day for March 26th is St. Margaret Clitherow, patron of businesswomen, converts, and martyrs.Margaret was born in Middleton, England, in 1555, of protestant parents. An attractive wom ... discuss

Contact: Kevin Wandra, 404-788-1276, KWandra@CarmelCommunications.com MEDIA ADVISORY, March 26, 2015 /Christian Newswire/ -- WHAT A tele-press conference that will feature a panel of prominent Cath ... discuss

This is a "repost" from previous years for Holy Week. However, I need it every single year to keep in mind for my own preparation ... and so thought I'd share them with y'all as well.I think if we cou ... discuss

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (03-23-15) – As an Americans United for Life model-based bill became law, AUL President and CEO Dr. Charmaine Yoest called the efforts of the Arkansas House and Senat ... discuss

Published on March 24.By Deborah RankinAMargaret Somervillelaw professor at McGill University says that a recent decision of the Supreme Court of Canada overturning the ban on assisted-suicide and eut ... discuss

In the past when we ‘did’ Shakespeare and we were reading a play ‘in character,’ that is, assigning parts, here’s the gist of how we went about it: After we read the stor ... discuss

"I'm losing millions. . . . "Wolf On Wall Streetby Nick Cunningham: Oil companies continue to get burned by low oil prices, but the pain is bleeding over into the financial industry. Major banks are s ... discuss

by Phyllis Schlafly: Since the costs will come due only after Obama has left the White House, I guess he doesn’t care how high are those costs. But the costs are horrendous, as just added up by ou ... discuss

By Mitchell Kalpakgian, Ph.D. God’s teaching, while rich in its depths for theologians, is remarkable in its simplicity for ordinary men. Simplex, the Latin word for simple, means “without fold” ... discuss

So, this sort of thing is going around in many ways all over. Succinctly put (from here): If you want to feel depressed about the future of American politics, Obamacare confirms an unnerving phenomen ... discuss

This week, LifeNews.com posted about how unborn babies react in the womb when their mother’s smoke. It’s become a trending topic for not only pro-life news sites, but also the mainstream media as ... discuss

Credit:  www.world-wide-art.comJames Christensen - The AnnunciationToday is an important solemnity in the Catholic Church. Today is the story of true greatness unrecognized by a world dazzled on ... discuss

In January of 1848, 20-year-old Ann Gallager of Boston approached a married friend, Catherine Beath, with the news that she was pregnant. Ann asked Catherine to go with her to Dr. John Stevens to arra ... discuss

Wednesday if the Fifth Week of Lent(Click here for readings) By BENEDICT AUGUSTINE“First he says, ‘Sacrifices and offerings,holocausts and sin offerings,you neither desired ... discuss

Vatican City, Mar 25, 2015 / 06:10 am (CNA/EWTN News).- During his weekly general audience Pope Francis spoke about the gift and call of the Christian family, and urged attendees to pray for the inten ... discuss

Earlier this month Crossway announced that they are considering March Pastor’s Wife Appreciation Month, and this on the occasion of Gloria Furman’s new book The Pastor’s Wife. To ma ... discuss

Flashback: by AF Brancovia ARRA News Service 7/28/14by Gary Bauer, Contributing Author: After Benjamin Netanyahu's reelection last week, I warned readers not to expect an end to the attacks by the Ob ... discuss

25 March, New Testament Luke 1:26-38 tells us how the angel Gabriel announced to Mary of Nazareth that she had been chosen to be the mother of the Christ and her response. Mary, a virgin pledged to m ... discuss

by Paul Jacob, Contributing Author: Can Americans term-limit Congress?Twenty-three states had passed term limits on their congressional delegations by 1995 - many while simultaneously term-limiting st ... discuss

by Ralph Benko, Contributing Author: The New York Times considerately gives us an early look at the Box Canyon into which the 114th Congress, the GOP leading, is riding. In G.O.P. Is Divided as Budge ... discuss

by Msgr. Ignacio Barreiro and Father Peter West The Archangel Gabriel was sent by God to deliver the joyful news that Mary was to conceive a child, by the power of the Holy Spirit, to be the ruler of ... discuss

Praise the Lord, I hope this means the Pakistanis won't be calling us any more.When I consider all the harassment they've inflicted on us, I wouldn't let them clean my ducts if they were the last comp ... discuss

On March 25, we celebrate the Solemnity of the Annunciation of the Lord, which is the coming of the Angel Gabriel to the Virgin Mary to announce to her the special mission God had chosen for her ... discuss

‘We the sensible people of the United States, in an attempt to help everyone get along, restore some semblance of justice, avoid more riots, keep our nation safe, promote positive behavior, and ... discuss

My precious daughter was conceived in rape, and I am grateful for her life and the loving amazing person she is. It is my love for my daughter which motivates me to do all that I can for her and all c ... discuss

Recently, the Canadian British Columbia Court of Appeal saved a disabled woman from being literally starved to death. Mrs. Margot Bentley, 83 years old, has advanced Alzheimer’s disease and is livin ... discuss

Now that Benjamin Netanyahu has won what the Israeli media are calling "a decisive victory," people in Israel and around the world are asking themselves what Netanyahu's victory means to Israel and ... discuss

Witness has an interview with Linda Gibbons. Alliance for Life Ontario published an interview with Dr Chris Kahlenborn regarding Plan B. This is an intriguing part of the interview, although I cannot ... discuss

By Don DeMarco, Ph. D. Some years ago, there were two companies that produced canned salmon. For one, the salmon was pink; for the other, it was white. Popular perception was that the pink was more na ... discuss

Scott Womack - Restaurant OwnerRob Bluey, editor-in-chief, The Daily Signal: Four years ago, my reporting on Obamacare brought me to the city of Terre Haute, Ind. Located near the Illinois’ bo ... discuss

by Paul Jacob, Contributing Author: Two hundred forty years ago, the situation was dire. In the Virginia Colony, not too far from where I live, representatives to the Second Virginia Convention were ... discuss

It’s Bad for Everyone Else - But Why Would the Administration Care?by Seton Motley, Contributing Author: The huge-er government gets – the greater its ability to deliver cronyism goodies. T ... discuss

For a few years, I have been working on babyloss comfort boxes to be given in honor and memory of Lily Katherine to the Birth Center where she was born. This has been a project for my mom and I to do ... discuss

Vatican City, Mar 23, 2015 / 03:22 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- In a recent meeting with Japan's bishops, Pope Francis discussed how the country's brutal history of Christian persecution has given way to the ... discuss

In December 2014, the New England Center for Investigative Reporting (NECIR) released its research into the new non-invasive prenatal-screening tests that are now being offered to pregnant women. ... discuss

By Catherine Glenn Foster, ADF Litigation Counsel, @cateici Recently, the Canadian British Columbia Court of Appeal saved a disabled woman from being literally starved to death. Mrs. Margot Bentley, ... discuss

Text: Mark 10:35-45Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.I am addicted to glory my friends!  There is no doubt about it that I want glory and I am pretty conv ... discuss

I've been thinking a bit lately about how making a step toward friendship with someone or even *being* friends with someone makes you vulnerable in many ways and can, at times be a frightening thing ... discuss

Last week I featured Attack the Block as a movie you might have missed. I was thrilled to see that someone gave it a try and now:So now I have an entirely new appreciation for the genre of monster mov ... discuss

By Alex SchadenbergInternational Chair - Euthanasia Prevention CoalitionThe New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) published  a new study concerning the Belgium euthanasia experience titled: Rece ... discuss

In France, the bodies of five dead babies have been found hidden in a freezer and one in a portable cooler. The babies were discovered in the town of Louchats after a father called the police claiming ... discuss

Or even more importantly -- what are you allowing your children to be taught?When you consider the situation of religion teacher Patti Jannuzzi being fired for speaking the truth on her Facebook page, ... discuss

Republicans have put forward a responsible plan that balances the budget in ten years with no new tax hikes, that protects our most vulnerable citizens, it strengthens our national defense, and it imp ... discuss

Contact: Kevin Wandra, 404-788-1276, KWandra@CarmelCommunications.com MEDIA ADVISORY, March 20, 2015 /Christian Newswire/ -- WHAT A tele-press conference that will feature a panel of prominent Cath ... discuss

In ratifying law-breaking by both President Obama and millions of aliens, Boehner removed any lingering doubt that he is the Democrat-preferred Obama-Pelosi House Speaker. After the amnesty debacle, t ... discuss

The latest issue of The Truth, the newsletter of Les Femmes, is not online at our website yet, but I thought I would post the lead article with footnotes for those concerned about the upcoming Ordinar ... discuss

I don’t think I’ll be doing this again.   So much happens on Facebook that I thought I’d put a few clips on my blog just to show that nothing on the blog doesn’t mean ... discuss

Passion Sunday is a term sometimes used to denote the fifth Sunday of Lent in the Christian liturgical calendar.In Traditional Catholic and Prayer Book Anglican circles, Passion Sunday continues to re ... discuss

The façade must be maintained at all costs. You can never be allowed to see the man behind the curtain because once the light is shined on all this, it all comes tumbling down – immediately recogni ... discuss

The Franklin Institute recently put on a seminar in Phoenix, Arizona, to educate bloggers about school choice. Traditional public schools continue to go downhill even as the amount spent on them incre ... discuss

I finally finished the epic book by Hillary. I should at least be up for a Nobel peace prize. Obviously the book did not do well. And at the end of the day, it looks like Hillary has not accomplished ... discuss

Today is World Down syndrome Day. Its purpose is to "raise awareness of what Down syndrome is, what it means to have Down syndrome, and how people with Down syndrome play a vital role in our lives and ... discuss

We are all Iranians now, right? Is that it? At Michelle Obama's Mirror - And then, after that already really awful terrible bad week, the White House further humiliated itself by threatening ... discuss

“I won,” declared Barack Obama, adding what is now a cliché: “Elections have consequences.” But, due to endless RINO lying to voters,  Boehner and his henchmen have proven that is only partl ... discuss

The saint of the day for March 21st is Saint Benedetta Cambiagio Frassinello (also known as St. Benedicta Cambiagio Frasinello).Benedetta Cambiagio Frassinello was born on October 2, 1791 in Lang ... discuss

Shawn Carney, Campaign Director, 40 Days for Life: Here’s a fact to keep in the front of your mind – your prayer presence at abortion facilities saves lives. Former Planned Parenthood workers have ... discuss

I remember back in junior high school, having a then-deep and philosophical conversation with one of my equally-deep 12 year old friends about what makes a bad word "bad".We surmised that we should be ... discuss

by Phil Kerpen, Contributing Author: On April 13, 2005 the House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly, 272 to 162, to permanently repeal the federal estate tax, also known as the death tax. But in ... discuss

Derek Flood has written an excellent book explaining the issues I covered in my blog series this past autumn. My series is titled "Not everything Biblical is Christian." His book is titled Disarm ... discuss

Lily Katherine's birthday was absolutely precious! It is amazing to see how the Lord perfectly planned out every small detail to make it memorable and special for my family and I as we love and miss t ... discuss

Excerpt from:William W. Schumacher, Who Do I Say That You Are? Anthropology and the Theology of Theosis in the Finnish School of Tuomo Mannermaa (Eugene, OR: Wipf & Stock, 2010), 180-181.It is impossi ... discuss

by Kelli Down on the Pharm says a pair of Austrian scientists is asking for more research to be done on the effects of hormonal birth control on the human brain: Of particular interest are the social ... discuss

Contact: Kevin Wandra, 404-788-1276, KWandra@CarmelCommunications.com MEDIA ADVISORY, March 20, 2015 /Christian Newswire/ -- WHAT A tele-press conference that will feature a panel of prominent Cath ... discuss

For those who are counting, this is the 300th edition of Free Stuff Fridays. Do the math, and that means readers have won somewhere around 4,500 books. Not bad! This week’s Free Stuff Fr ... discuss

March 21 is World Down Syndrome Day, a time for us to honor our brothers and sisters with Down and to stand tall for the value of their lives. From the Website: 21 March 2015 marks the 10th anniversa ... discuss

Reactions to John Boehner’s re-election as Speaker included scant attention to its implications for representative democracy. There is now no way for a majority of voters to obtain representatives w ... discuss

Here’s a list of Nobel Prize Winners who hated their traditional school upbringing and felt it did not do them much good.  Take a look and see if you can find who said:   I avoided the di ... discuss

Lately at Equal Rights Institute we have been emphasizing the importance of showing compassion to people, listening to them, and loving them. Several of our followers have responded to this emphasis b ... discuss

You've probably heard about Starbucks' new "RaceTogether" campaign, designed to get people talking about race relations while they're sipping their morning joe. Starbucks employees attach a sticker to ... discuss

by Alan Caruba, Contributing Author: After decades of environmental claims that “global warming” would plunge the planet into catastrophic harm to its human and other inhabitants—at the same tim ... discuss

Louisville, Ky., Mar 19, 2015 / 05:17 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A majority of presbyteries in the Presbyterian Church (USA) have voted to redefine marriage, but one Presbyterian group warned that the denom ... discuss

BACKGROUND: The U.S. currently administers around 80 welfare and poverty assistance programs across a fractured, disjointed, ineffectual bureaucracy. The costs of these programs add up to $1 trillion ... discuss

Down in Georgia, opponents of individual rights and personal freedom are attempting to ratchet up their smear campaign against S.B. 129, the "Georgia Religious Freedom Restoration Act." This measure i ... discuss

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Mar 19, 2015 / 02:24 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- After having his previous excommunication lifted in 2009, Bishop Richard Williamson has again incurred the canonical penalty upon illi ... discuss

2015 Zion Lutheran Lent SeriesGod's Ten Word's - For YouPart 5 of 6 Text: Exodus 20:1-17 and Matthew 5:27-32Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen. In the prev ... discuss

On this Feast of St. Joseph, the name day of our dear Pope Benedict and the second anniversary of Pope Francis' inaugural Mass, I was delighted to find this sweet picture of the two popes (click the p ... discuss

Lately at Equal Rights Institute we have been emphasizing the importance of showing compassion to people, listening to them, and loving them. Several of our followers have responded to this emphasis ... discuss

Red Cross Knight I read through Fierce Wars and Faithful Loves with my youngest two children a couple years ago.  I don’t know about them, but I thoroughly enjoyed it. Here’s another vers ... discuss

Brethren, Peace be with you.I've been doing some serious research in support of a formal paper I've decided to write on the relationship between scientific/empirical and theological languages and duri ... discuss

This is a re-post from 2009, when Anne-with-an-e was 15:~~~~~When Anne-with-an-e was much younger, she was very sensitive. A picture of Jesus on the Cross could reduce her to tears. Singing certain hy ... discuss

I am in the enjoyable position of receiving copies of most of the latest and greatest Christian books, and at this time of the year my desk is almost overflowing with all of them. Here are a f ... discuss

Milan, Italy, Mar 19, 2015 / 12:08 am (CNA).- The designers behind luxury Italian fashion label Dolce & Gabbana triggered a barrage of controversy after expressing support for traditional marriage ... discuss

Most people think that the Supreme Court of Canada 'legalized' assisted-suicide with its recent ruling this February. In fact, the justices with the 9-0 ruling did something more. As a result, this ju ... discuss

by Phil Kerpen, Contributing Author: On April 13, 2005 the House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly, 272 to 162, to permanently repeal the federal estate tax, also known as the death tax. But in ... discuss

"We have no government armed with power capable of contending with human passions unbridled by morality and religion. Avarice, ambition, revenge or gallantry would break the strongest cords of our Con ... discuss

TweetBy Alanna GomezThe advent of artificial reproductive technologies (ARTs) has wrought some extremely bizarre familial relationships. Case in point- the 24-year old homosexual man in the U.K. who w ... discuss

‘International Trade Is Fundamentally Good For The U.S. Economy, Beneficial To American Families’2014: 11.7 Million Jobs Supported By $2.4 Trillion In ExportsCOMMERCE DEPARTMENT: “U.S. exports ... discuss

She was an only child, and both her parents had already passed from this life. Her husband was unemployed and she was struggling to take care of her year-and-a-half-old daughter. A number of her husba ... discuss

Day Five introduces instinct and reason to the universe, and thus establishes the basis for what will become evil, or sin, and eventually the entire concept of crime. On a reading of Day Five, that ma ... discuss

Every so often an article comes along that is so moving it puts all the extemporaneous analysis and opinion that floods the Internet into the background. “Dear Gay Community: Your Kids Are Hurti ... discuss

Philadelphia, Pa., Mar 18, 2015 / 04:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia warned Tuesday that the United States will face increasing pressure to abandon its traditionally ... discuss

Jos, Nigeria, Mar 18, 2015 / 12:08 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis has sent a letter to the bishops of Nigeria telling them not to be discouraged by problems caused by an increase of extremist viole ... discuss

He Likes Her a Little Too Muchby Seton Motley, Contributing Author: As an adult, watching a fifth grade boy who obviously likes a fifth grade girl is at once amusing - and nostalgically bittersweet. ... discuss

Steve Moore, Guest Author: National Geographic’s latest cover story generated lots of attention for comparing climate change skeptics to those who fear vaccinations, disbelieve NASA’s moon landin ... discuss

Derek Flood has written an excellent book explaining the issues I covered in my blog series this past autumn. My series is titled "Not everything Biblical is Christian." His book is titled Disarm ... discuss

Let's see if I can put words to what my heart is feeling as I mark five years without my baby girl.Through tears these past few days, God has been working some things out within me. He has been whispe ... discuss

by Nelson Hultberg, Contributing Author: Pervasive disorder dominates our lives today. It is not a frivolous thing, but a deadly thing that has seeped into our culture like nerve gas quietly permeat ... discuss

Several months ago Michael Voris admirably apologized for an unintentional gaffe he made in one of his ChurchMilitant.TV videos. Voris’s March 10 video, “Abortion change?” calls for ... discuss

As John Fund so aptly notes today, the Obama Administration's moves to keep Hillary Clinton's 'secret' emails ... secret ... makes this a curious time for people who (claim to believe) in transparen ... discuss

by James Stafford: Texas is famous the world over for two things on a massive scale: oil and droughts. Now the slick but dry state is becoming famous for water: that precious element that both resolv ... discuss

Seattle businesses are closing, particularly restaurants, in the wake of the mandate to raise minimum wages to $15/hour. There are a couple things people who do not write paychecks do not understand. ... discuss

All to raise money.This was how these graduates of De la Salle University define having "fun for a worthy cause"This is the sad state of our "Catholic" universities in the country today, all in the na ... discuss

Goal: to give ideas and experiences in as many branches of our relationships as possible. (relationships with the natural world, the technological world, relationships with the story of mankind past a ... discuss

Recently I've been re-reading the books that I read as a teenager and a young adult. Yes, I'm still technically a young adult at 29 but I'm talking about my early to mid 20s. If you're following me on ... discuss

Vatican City, Mar 16, 2015 / 05:35 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A Vatican official says there will be no papal endorsement for an LGBT activist video whose backers want it to reach Pope Francis. Father Gil M ... discuss

Two years ago today I was sitting in an abortion clinic thinking not having Vaida was best for me. People remember dates for birthdays, and anniversaries. Well this date is forever burned in my brain. ... discuss

In the last day or two while browsing, rabbit trailing, writing, and musing, I stumbled across book of Victoriana ode to poetry that is delighting me as I work through it. It touches on several of my ... discuss

Text: Numbers 21:4-9 and John 3:14-21Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.You have been bitten in the leg.  The fangs have punctured your skin.  The ven ... discuss

  The problem with prenatal blood testsThree years ago, my life was changed forever. My son, Wyatt, was diagnosed with Down syndrome after I underwent an amniocent ... discuss

 Studies blast ‘safe abortion’ myths By Faith Kuzma Considering abortion, a woman is likely more concerned with immediate fears for h ... discuss

Young people, their parents and clergywere betrayed by organisers of Flame 2 youth event Once again Fr Timothy Radcliffe, the well-known dissenter from Catholic teaching,  is being ... discuss

#FITN: that means First in the Nation, as in first-in-the-nation Presidential primary. We use the hashtag with pride here in New Hampshire. Potential candidates are already swarming, including some De ... discuss

Rome, Italy, Mar 16, 2015 / 07:11 am (CNA).- Creators of the luxury Italian fashion brand Dolce & Gabbana sparked global controversy over the weekend after coming out in defense of marriage, sayin ... discuss

There’s a lot of material below, fleshing out the items I put in this handy printable chart you can save and keep in your own notebook, or post to the fridge.  To print, click on the picture to ... discuss

St. Catherine of SienaCredit:  www.discerninghearts.comI recently did a post on traditional Catholics and the emphasis they place on external worship, citing the fact that this can be a very dang ... discuss

Statement from the Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA) concerning the Supreme Court - Carter assisted dying decision."This means that at this time it remains illegal for anyone, including p ... discuss

Over 288,000 has signed a petition at whitehouse.org labeling an open letter addressed to the Leaders of the Islamic Republic of Iran, penned by Sen. Tom Cotton and signed by 46 Republican Senators, a ... discuss

Date: March 8, 2015 Place: St. Joseph of Arimathea Episcopal Church Scripture: John 2:13-22 When I was in college I was president of a student organization that brought in various speakers to address ... discuss

Derek Flood has written an excellent book explaining the issues I covered in my blog series this past autumn. My series is titled "Not everything Biblical is Christian." His book is titled Disarm ... discuss

I have always felt that how you treat living people is part of being Pro-Life.  That you can't be pro-life and no pay someone a living wage or not treat them justly.  I think the events of t ... discuss

  This is a classic!!! The kind of law enforcement we need more of… I LOVE THE CORONERS STATEMENT AT THE END!!!!!! I think this is the type of sheriff that both Cleveland and Chicago n ... discuss

Lily Katherine was due 5 years ago today on March 14, 2010 (National Potato Chip Day), so one of her nicknames is "Spud." :)Ironically, the food I ate nonstop during my pregnancy were hash browns (I l ... discuss

Friday of the Third Week of Lent(Click here for readings)By FR. ALFONSE NAZZAROOne of the scribes came to Jesus and asked him, "Which is the first of all the commandments?"  Jesus replied: "The f ... discuss

In order to control millions of people totalitarian or proto-totalitarian governments find it necessary to somehow prod their subjects into accepting that which is not true. Intelligent people will na ... discuss

I have a bit of a problem with the new CIS show and a couple of other TV shows. Mom, Scandal and 2 Broke Girls. I can safely say that I stopped watching these shows. And the problem is if we don’ ... discuss

This is some seriously interesting reading: Few these days will admit to supporting the 2003 Iraq invasion, especially given that we now know that it helped give rise to ISIS. But the forerunner and c ... discuss

The Face of EvilFrom GallupWASHINGTON, D.C. -- Americans continue to name the government (18%) as the most important U.S. problem, a distinction it has had for the past four months. Americans' menti ... discuss

First, an apology- I promised to have this done yesterday, and I actually did. Only when I hit publish, wordpress asked ‘are you sure you want to do this?’ and then decided for me that I d ... discuss

I grew up in the fifties and sixties. Talk about a confusing time. From the stable fifties where family life was revered and authority respected to the topsy-turvy sixties and seventies: Woodstock, se ... discuss

Military Officers Association (MOAA): On Mar. 6, Secretary of the Treasury Jacob Lew told Congress that the United States hits its debt ceiling on Mar. 16. Failure to raise the debt ceiling means t ... discuss

by Kelli At Students for Life, Kristan Hawkins wonders what Michael Voris’ point was when he created an error-filled video which makes dubious claims about abortion and the pro-life movement. H ... discuss

Christianity Today, founded by none other than Billy Graham, is not only the name of a popular magazine/online news source for evangelicals, it’s a phrase that makes one wonder: “What is Christian ... discuss

The Lord our God is Lord alone! You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, with all your mind, and with all your strength. The second is this: You shall love your ne ... discuss

Protest march at OU. (Photo source: Legal Insurrection.)When an unapologetically über-conservative man and a hard-core leftist woman agree on a point, you can almost bet your life savings the truth i ... discuss

Bologna, Italy, Mar 13, 2015 / 04:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The confessional is one of the most private and privileged places in the world. So when an Italian journalist violated the bond of trust betwe ... discuss

“First Human” Discovered in Ethiopia: What It Means For Catholics : The Integrated Catholic Life™ div> ... discuss

First off, this weekend, we get a high “holy” pi day, after all, 3/14/15 is 5 digits of pi, not just 3. Except it isn’t. See, 3.1415 are the actual first 5 digits of pi. Except if yo ... discuss

Both houses of the Utah state legislature have now passed, and the state’s Republican Governor Gary Herbert has said he will sign, S.B. 296, a bill which purports to be a historic compromise pro ... discuss

The title of this post takes a simple statement—abortion is not complicated—and says it in a rather complicated and confusing way. Why? Because the issue of abortion is both simple and co ... discuss

The title of this post takes a simple statement—abortion is not complicated—and says it in a rather complicated and confusing way. Why? Because the issue of abortion is both simple and co ... discuss

Editor’s note: Birmingham chapter leader for Bound4LIFE and a part of 40 Days for Life, Natalie Brumfield has been praying outside abortion centers since she was a child. After seeing an opposing To ... discuss

True corruption occurs when politics only serves private or narrow interests far beyond reach, and power is concentrated into the hands of a few, and so the people only concern themselves with their p ... discuss

TweetBy Justina Van Maren“It is a beautiful morning.” That was my first thought as I stepped out of the front door at 7:25 this morning. The snow blanketed most of the ground, but it’s been melt ... discuss

Several thousand pro-life supporters turned out in Dublin this evening to challenge media bias on abortion. The event called 33 to 1: Challenging Media Bias took place outside the Dáil from 7-8pm. ... discuss

One really encouraging aspect of the GOP Presidential field shaping up for 2016 is that virtually all of the serious potential candidates are reliably pro-life. We neither have candidates who claim to ... discuss

Great Statement! Thank you to Bishop Francis DiLorenzo and Bishop Paul Loverde.Joint Statement on the Norfolk St. Patrick’s Day Parade2015-03-11 From Bishop Francis X. DiLorenzo, Bishop of the ... discuss

This article was published on the HOPE Australia website on March 12, 2015.Paul RussellBy Paul Russell, Director of HOPE Australia.Never far from the news it seems the ABC Alice Springs reports today ... discuss

The Hepatica: If you cannot find one in your area, please don’t study it from pictures and the information below.  Children should be studying flowers and other plants from nature, in situ. If ... discuss

Book Details: • Author: Scott James • Publisher: New Growth Press (2015) • Format: hardback • Page Count: 48 • ISBN#: 9781939946577 • List Price: $13.99 • Rating: Must Read Publi ... discuss

Damascus, Syria, Mar 12, 2015 / 04:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- As the fourth anniversary of the beginning of the Syrian civil war approaches, the head of the Melkite Greek Catholic Church has called for a ... discuss

Brian Fischer, Online For Life:: According to CNBC’s Jake Novak, property taxes, welfare programs, and government regulations have all contributed to today’s parents having fewer children, thereby ... discuss

In the beginning was the Word. Christians rightly cherish the declaration that our Savior, the crucified and resurrected Lord Jesus Christ, is first known as the Word — the one whom the Father has ... discuss

Without warning, we here at man with black hat went on hiatus, for reasons to be explained herein. So much has happened in the Church and in the world during this time, much of which in the former rea ... discuss

Question: "What is going on in Exodus 4:24-26?"The passage as it is found in most translations is fairly obscure. This is how it reads in the New King James Version:"And it came to pass on the way, at ... discuss

“Children’s children are the crown of old men: and the glory of children are their fathers.”  DRB (Read these scriptures and more at http://prayerpivot.com.)  We know there are ... discuss

Vatican City, Mar 11, 2015 / 06:08 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The Vatican Secretary of State suggested Wednesday that an ‘office for pontifical mediation’ may established within the ranks of the ... discuss

Annapolis, Md., Mar 11, 2015 / 04:55 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A physician-assisted suicide bill in Maryland preys on those who are vulnerable or disabled, and promotes suicide as an acceptable solution to ... discuss

“Jesus called them to him, saying, “Let the children come to me, and do not hinder them; for to such belongs the kingdom of God. 17 Truly, I say to you, whoever does not receive the kingdo ... discuss

Release by Voice of the Family:Cardinal calls for saint-like love in defence of marriage9 March 2015: A prominent Cardinal of the Catholic Church has called for Catholics to imitate the Christian mar ... discuss

Jules-Joseph LEFEBVRE, Mignon, 1886via French PaintersMignon in French means sweet, cute, dainty or pretty in a delicate way. ... discuss

Melanie Pritchard and her family have an incredible story to share — one of the harrowing tale of her sudden death and a second part of her miraculous healing. This intense tale of Melanie’s  ... discuss

Wednesday of the Third Week of Lent(Click here for readings)By BENEDICT AUGUSTINE“However, take care and be earnestly on your guardnot to forget the things which your own eyes have seen,nor let ... discuss

What’s joyful about abortion? How is refusing to perform abortions a “victory for terrorism”? In celebrating the National Day of Appreciation for Abortion Providers, the media are only too happy ... discuss

 Want to Elect a Pro-Life President? Here’s what NOT to do By Andrew Bair Editor’s note. This appeared on page six of the March digita ... discuss

The world has changed, hasn’t it? The world we live in today is not the world as it was a few years ago. In just the past few decades we have entered into a digital world, and you and I ar ... discuss




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