Topic: means

Vatican City, Feb 28, 2015 / 02:00 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- In an audience with the Confederazione Cooperative Italiane (confederation of Italian co-operatives) Pope Francis called for the “globaliz ... discuss

The murderous persecution and murder of Coptic Christians in Libya and Egypt. In Russia: Boris Nemtsov, a charismatic Russian opposition leader and sharp critic of President Vladimir Putin, was gunned ... discuss

Question: "This article was sent to me as "proof" that Lent is contrary to the scriptures: http://www.pastormike.com/lent-and-why-i-dont/ How do we respond?"The author of this article has to concede t ... discuss

(died 29 February 992) was Archbishop of York from 972 to his death in 992. He was of Danish ancestry, but brought up by his uncle, Oda who sent him to France to the abbey of Fleury to become a monk. ... discuss

by Dr. Thomas Sowell: The firestorm of denunciation of former New York mayor Rudolph Giuliani, for having said that he did not think Barack Obama loved America, is in one sense out of all proportion t ... discuss

HUD Sec. Julian CastroPorker of the Month(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) named Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Julián Castro its February Porker o ... discuss

The main lesson we learn from History is that we don't learn from History. The lack of historical perspective is, I believe, one of the major contributing factors in Americ's current state. Peopl ... discuss

Democrats may be ready for Hillary, but nothing is inevitable for the GOP.From The Wall Street Journal By Peggy NoonanThoughts on the 2016 presidential primaries: No one expects anything from th ... discuss

This article was published by Not Dead Yet on February 26, 2015.Diane ColemanBy Stephen Drake, researcher for Not Dead Yet.A newly-published article in New Scientist includes a section in which report ... discuss

“Does anything ever just make you mad? Like really, really mad? I’m there right now. I’ve actually had this post written for over four months, but I never submitted it. I’ve n ... discuss

Washington D.C., Feb 26, 2015 / 06:28 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The State Department’s new LGBT special envoy will promote human rights abroad but could also pose a serious threat to religious freedo ... discuss

Shawn Carney, Campaign Director, 40 Days for Life: There are only a few 40 Days for Life vigil locations having tolerable weather this week. But wouldn’t you know … it’s the places with the wo ... discuss

By Allison LeDoux For those who are called to the vocation of marriage, the wedding day marks an incredible milestone, one of the most memorable experiences in the life of husband and wife. While the ... discuss

Words cannot express the depth of disappointment and disgust I feel toward the most recent sellout by the GOP leadership to the Republican elites and Chamber of Commerce types and the perverse "p ... discuss

Turkey has closed her borders. We hear almost nothing from our government about the massacres. Obama is too busy defending Islam as the religion of peace. As for the bishops, they're focused on openin ... discuss

2015 Zion Lutheran Lent SeriesGod's Ten Word's - For YouPart 2 of 6 Texts:  Exodus 20:1-17 and Hebrew 4:1-16Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.Last we ... discuss

Today in Washington, D.C. - Feb. 26, 2015:Yesterday, the FCC Commission, non-elected bureaucrats, voted 3-2 in favor of Net Neutrality with the authority too regulate internet service provid ... discuss

Credit:  insureblog.blogspot.comTherefore you have no excuse, O man, every one of you who judges. For in passing judgment on another you condemn yourself, because you, the judge, practice the ver ... discuss

The time is here and now. After John had been arrested, Jesus went into Galilee. There he proclaimed the Good News from God. ‘The time has come’ he said ‘and the kingdom of God is close at hand ... discuss

The German Bishops Conference addressed itself to a long process of talks about marriage and family by giving plenty of room for the local church. The chairman of the German Bishops' Conference, Cardi ... discuss

South Dakota State Representative Isaac Laterell (R-Sioux Falls) recently created a firestorm when he said that Planned Parenthood was worse than ISIS because it Planned Parenthood beheads more Americ ... discuss

fM">via the power of IFTTT   Lent 1, (February 22, 2015) Holy Cross Lutheran Church Rocklin, California Rev. Todd A. Peperkorn (Mark 1:9-15) TITLE: “Baptized Into Temptation with Christ” Grac ... discuss

At Harvard Medical School, researchers have conducted a study that could help explain previous evidence that babies are able to recognize certain elements of language from the moment of their birth. T ... discuss

Regular readers know I’ve said this often and since at least 2008: the inability of the West to acknowledge Islamic extremism with a fluent language of faith — their apparent feeling that ... discuss

Albania pro-life leader Dr. Gjoni with HLI’s Joannes Bucher (third from left) at a recent televised interview in Albania. TIRANA, Albania — Because of the devastation wrought by abortion- ... discuss

by Ralph Benko, Contributing Author: Sen. Rand Paul is drawing liberal fire from many left wing commentators, now including Prof. Paul Krugman. Many of the criticisms are badly off base. As noted in ... discuss

What does intolerance look like? You hear that word, and what comes to mind? Unreasoning, illogical dislike for people different from himself? Someone unaccepting of others that don’t see the world ... discuss

Wednesday of the First Week of Lent(Click here for readings)By Benedict Augustine“Have mercy on me, O God, in your goodness;in the greatness of your compassion wipe out my offense.Thoroughl ... discuss

By Alex SchadenbergExecutive Director - Euthanasia Prevention CoalitionThe Euthanasia Prevention Coalition (EPC) needs you to write letters to the national and local media or to your Member of Parliam ... discuss

German Catholics need "courage for new thinking". This was supported by the chairman of the German Bishops' Conference, Cardinal Reinhard Marx. Faith could not be forced and bequeathed readily from ge ... discuss

There is nothing my dog won’t do for food. There is no command she won’t obey when we are looking, and no rule she won’t break when we are looking away, if only she can get a bit of food ... discuss

NRA-ILA: President Obama insisted that if Congress would not enact his gun control agenda, he would do so on his own, through executive action. Whatever else can be said of the president’s track ... discuss

In 2014, 29-year-old cancer patient Brittany Maynard received national attention after she announced her plans to kill herself under Oregon’s assisted suicide law. Maynard found out she had stage II ... discuss

This article was published in the Winnipeg Free Press on February 24, 2015.Dr Harvey Max Chochinov holds the Canada Research Chair in Palliative Care.A few days after the Supreme Court of Canada overt ... discuss

At Cambridge University, researchers claim that creating babies with two fathers or two mothers could become a reality by using the skin from two adults of the same sex. But the pro-life movement has ... discuss

The world around us is changing at a velocity unprecedented in human history. But we must realize that while the world seems to be changing almost regularly before our eyes, the task of the ministry r ... discuss

There are many of whom, those people in places of power and influence have little use. Unfortunately, too many times it's easier and even encouraged to simply make the problem - whoever or whatever it ... discuss

Contact: Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights, 212-371-3191, pr@catholicleague.org   NEW YOYK, Feb. 23, 2015 /Christian Newswire/ --  Bill Donohue (photo) comments on Comedy Central's sho ... discuss

by Phil Kerpen, Contributing Author: Jonathan Gruber was, in the lower courts, the government’s principal expert. They relied on his “three-legged stool” metaphor to argue that (even though the ... discuss

by Ralph Benko, Contributing Author: The New Republic, in its February 8th issue, carries an article by Danny Vinik entitled Rand Paul Has the Most Dangerous Economic Views of Any 2016 Candidate. It ... discuss

by Alan Caruba, Contributing Author:Some say in ice. From what I've tasted of desire. I hold with those who favor fire. But if it had to perish twice, I think I know enough of hate. To say that for de ... discuss

America has its fair share of conflict and strife. From the Internet to cable news, Americans are bombarded with caustic clashes between opposing ideologies, and the debate over abortion is no excepti ... discuss

I recently wrote a blog entitled, “Blacks matter to Planned Parenthood if they push abortion.” It details how the introduction of abortion by Planned Parenthood came when they conveniently chose a ... discuss

“Faith is not to believe in an ideology. ISIS also has an ideology, but to believe means to love and to love means to live. This touches my heart. I think that today we are in need of an experie ... discuss

Contact: Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights, 212-371-3191, pr@catholicleague.org   NEW YOYK, Feb. 23, 2015 /Christian Newswire/ --  Bill Donohue (photo) comments on Comedy Central's sho ... discuss

A few months ago, I wrote a post about how sometimes I don't know what to say or write here because it can feel repetitive.One of my lovely blog readers left this comment on that post:"I know how you ... discuss

We do not want word to go out that we want to exterminate the Negro population. – Margaret Sanger, founder of Planned Parenthood, 1939 As the founder of America’s largest abortion chain, Margaret ... discuss

The key to understanding the account of Day Two in Genesis is the word in verse 6 that has been translated as “the firmament.” Again, for ease of reference, here is the full account of Day Two. Re ... discuss

23 February AD 156 Born around AD 69, Saint Polycarp was a central figure in the early church. Said to be disciple of the holy evangelist and apostle Saint John, he provides a link between the first ... discuss

Text: John 15:1-6Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.It is certainly obvious from this parable in our Gospel reading that Jesus deserves all the credit for decla ... discuss

By Denise Hunnell, M.D. During a wide-ranging interview while traveling from Manila to Rome, Pope Francis addressed and roundly condemned what he termed “ideological colonization”. By this he mean ... discuss

The state of our nations’ disunity is epic. Our once great nation is in an accelerating death spiral and nobody seems to know who to blame or what to do about it, no matter how obvious the answers t ... discuss

by Alan Caruba, Contributing Author: We begin with the reality that the United States and many other nations are at war with militant Islamists. They are a growing army of religious zealots murdering ... discuss

Union Supported:‘Not Just A Pipeline,’But ‘A Lifeline For Thousands’Editorial Cartoon by AF Brancoby Marita Noon: After six years of dithering, the Keystone pipeline project has finally cleare ... discuss

I have so many posts I've been wanting to write and this is one of them.Lily's stone has officially been at her special spot in Crozet, Virginia since November 2013. It would not have been possible if ... discuss

Seven years ago today, I sat in a hospital bed, pregnant with my fourth child, a son. The son for which this blog was created, our sweet Happy. I will never forget the doctor coming in to tell me th ... discuss

 by Michael Barone Reckless disregard. It's a phrase in legal writing that means "gross negligence without concern for danger to others." And it's a phrase that characterizes much of the attitude t ... discuss

I’ve put off writing on homosexual “marriage” for many years. My good friend and ministry colleague, Eric Holmberg, has been producing a series on the homosexual political movement ... discuss

Over the last week I saw three interesting And disturbing posts on my Facebook page that for me crystallized what it is to be ProLife.  The first one pictures from Syria of a group of small child ... discuss

by Newt Gingrich: President Obama’s oped in the Los Angeles Times this week made clear why his administration is hopelessly losing ground to radical Islamists.“Efforts to counter violent extremism ... discuss

Rational discussions about National Socialism are often hard to come by.  The word “Nazi” has become a vitriolic buzzword that only the Left has a license to use, especially against conservatives ... discuss

There are many, many passages that condemn the abuse of alcohol, that condemn drunkenness.  That these things are wrong, there is no debate. If it violates your conscience, by all means, do not drink ... discuss

Indiana is about to make history.  On December 28th of 2014, this story appeared in the Indianapolis news: Police are investigating the death of what appeared to be a newborn girl whose body was foun ... discuss

Ladies Home Journal, Feb. 1913 The Girl Who Works: Some Intimate Little Talks About Her Personal Problems By Martha Keeler IN THE confusion of city sights and noises the figure of the postman, toilin ... discuss

 News flash: EMILY’s List up to no good By Dave Andrusko Wisconsin Gov. Scott WalkerQuick. What comes to mind when I say, “EMILY’s L ... discuss

 Planned Parenthood Study Supports Their Profitable Chemical Abortion Protocol By Randall K. O’Bannon, Ph.D., NRL Director of Education ... discuss

This past Sunday Chris Wallace interviewed Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore. Chief Justice Moore is once again in the news for standing up for the rule of law, limited government, and the viability of ... discuss

By Patrick J. Buchanan“Free trade results in giving our money, our manufactures, and our markets to other nations,” warned the Republican Senator from Ohio and future President William McKinley ... discuss

Denver, Colo., Feb 20, 2015 / 04:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Perforated organs, metal coils lodged in colons, fetal disfigurement due to nickel poisoning. Chronic pain, exhaustion, bouts of depression and ... discuss

I am grateful, once again, to the excellent Family Education Trust's January bulletin, which reports on a Wall Street Journal article about another deeply negative dimension of sex  educatio ... discuss

Rome, Italy, Feb 20, 2015 / 12:49 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Church representatives across Europe cautioned Wednesday against a rise in xenophobic attitudes toward minorities and urged political leaders to ... discuss

αμαθεστατε και κακε, αφες τον παλαιον, μη μεταποιει ...(Fool and knave, can't you leave the old reading alone and not alter it!) — The complaint of a scribe ... discuss

By Mitchell Kalpakgian, Ph.D. “What about the soul? Will the soundness of a soul consist in disorder or rather in a certain order and proportion?”—Socrates, Gorgias Psychological studies and soc ... discuss

Gary Bauer, Contributing Author: Summit Of Fools: President Obama's White House Summit on Countering Violent Extremism contributed nothing to winning the war against radical Islam. Instead, Obama and ... discuss

As Hollywood rolls out the red carpet for the 87th Annual Academy Awards this weekend, the creative work of filmmakers will be applauded by audiences around the globe. For many, movie theaters have be ... discuss

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

One of Planned Parenthood large affiliates has just published a study that they assert shows that the abortion drugs mifepristone (RU-486) and misoprostol can be used safely and effectively following ... discuss

(Pictured: Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker)Quick. What comes to mind when I say, “EMILY’s List”?Radical pro-abortion feminist PAC which distributes its considerable largesse only to pro-abortion fem ... discuss

This is the second post in a series of student testimonies following SFLI’s trip to Washington, D.C. for the March for Life. Mark, Vice President of UIC Students for Life, shares his story here: ... discuss

ARRA News summary of the following of news reports: Obamacare Really Sucks!CBS News reports, “If you're among the roughly 20 million people affected by the Affordable Care Act -- either because y ... discuss

Not Dead Yet Aotearoa, (NDYA) a new voice for disabled people in euthanasia and assisted suicide issues, has launched today. The organisation opposes euthanasia and assisted suicide laws and poli ... discuss

Freedom is man’s ability to pursue freely God’s plan for him; slavery is man’s self-subjugation to his appetitive soul. Today’s culture has confounded the two, inadvertently de ... discuss

...by former paid Sun Contibutor, Justin Ling.Regarding Eza Levant's characterization of most journalists as belonging to "The Media Party":Having lived in Ottawa for nearly two years now, reporting o ... discuss

Ash Wednesday, (February 18, 2015) Holy Cross Lutheran Church Rocklin, California Rev. Todd A. Peperkorn 
(Matthew 6:1–6, 16–20) Part One of a Nine Part Series on the Lord’s Prayer ... discuss

Shawn Carney, Campaign Director, 40 Days for Life:: In some areas, a warm 40 Days for Life vigil is hard to find right now. Of course, if you want to be certain of avoiding cold weather, you could ... discuss

Everyone's telling you to read this, and you really should, at least if foreign policy interests you in any way.  What ISIS Really Wants.Virtually every major decision and law promulgated by the ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - Writing Stories - Singing Songs - Helping You Discover God's Love - Tony Funderburk - Writing Stories - Singing Songs - Helping You Discover God's Love This is not a weather report ... discuss

One of the best decisions of my life was to become a Secular Franciscan. Perhaps others feel this call from God.  Here are some guidelines form the National Fraternity about the process.The proce ... discuss

The Principles of Gothic Ecclesiastical Architecture, Elucidated by Question and Answer, 4th ed. The one at Gutenberg has the illustrations. The introduction is a narrative, but the rest of the book ... discuss

This conversation just happened about 5 minutes ago:Me: You know what? I'm going to give up the internet after 8 p.m.;  9 p.m. today because I have a couple of things to finish.Mom: Are you sure ... discuss

by Phyllis Schlafly: We've had a lot of media comment about the bad effects of Obama’s executive orders admitting millions (yes, millions) of illegal immigrants and giving them welfare, Social Secu ... discuss

Ozone MoleculeAlan Caruba, Contributing Author: Putting aside its insane attack on carbon dioxide, declaring the most essential gas on Earth, other than oxygen, a “pollutant”, the Environmental Pr ... discuss

  From: Sent: Saturday, February 14, 2015 Subject: Never heard it said better!  Never heard it said better! "FONT-FAMILY: arial,helvetica; COLOR: black; FONT-SIZE: 10pt"> Maureen Sco ... discuss

I wrote about why my 13 year old had to read Francis Bacon’s essays here. He’s not 13 anymore. He’s still not a fan of the essay, either. Of course, it’s not all his fault.  I ... discuss

Chalk up another setback for religious freedom. Earlier this week, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit ruled against Geneva College and other non-profit religious employers in their challe ... discuss

 Diane Rehm Moonlighting As ‘Right to Die’ Fundraiser By Tim Graham Last July, we reported that NPR talk-show host Diane Rehm helped ... discuss

When former Fire Chief Kelvin Cochran was suspended, investigated, and fired for self-publishing a religious book that briefly mentioned biblical teaching regarding non-marital sexual conduct, includ ... discuss

from Jill Stanek.comby Susie Allen, host of the blog, Pro-Life in TN, and KelliProLife NZ says just as the word “abortion” is used less and less in favor of other terminology, the culture of death ... discuss

Our taxes the last two years have been extremely complicated for reasons I won’t go into here because, well, that would be complicated. We actually had to file really, really delayed taxes- so d ... discuss

At the Christian Coalition, we believe that America needs to develop its own energy resources, for the sake of national security and economic health. Right now, the United States sends about a billi ... discuss

It’s a long, detailed piece. But it’s an important, fascinating one too — an eye-opening article that will season your conversations and motivate more frequent prayers. The article is “What IS ... discuss

Painful though the process may prove to be, I ask God for the transformation I need to become closer to the person He created me to be.Let's begin with the collect for today.Grant, O Lord, that we may ... discuss

Vatican City, Feb 17, 2015 / 02:01 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Following an ecumenical meeting with Pope Francis on Monday, the moderator of the Church of Scotland said the gathering  was significant, a ... discuss

by Susie Allen, host of the blog, Pro-Life in TN, and Kelli ProLife NZ says just as the word “abortion” is used less and less in favor of other terminology, the culture of death is now se ... discuss

As Christians, we often say and easily acknowledge we owe God everything and deserve nothing good. We acknowledge this truth (Job 41:11), but rarely think specifically of what that means. So we live a ... discuss

Abortion has consequences. The Italian health minister gave a recent interview in which she said Italy is a “dying country.” Why? Because abortion has depleted the European  nation of its ... discuss

Monday of the Sixth Week in Ordinary Time(Click here for readings)By KATIE GROSSThe Pharisees came forward and began to argue with Jesus,seeking from him a sign from heaven to test him.He sighed ... discuss

The pushback against the radical Christian life is in full swing. It was inevitable, I think, and healthy. Books like Radical and Don’t Waste Your Life were meant to battle Christian complac ... discuss

Today in the pre-1955 Traditional Catholic Missal is the Mass in Some Places (pro aliquibus locis) of The Flight Into Egypt.  In honor of this day, I share the following prayers and meditations i ... discuss

(also Mesrob, Mashtotz, Armenian: Մեսրոպ Մաշտոց) (361 or 362, Hatsik, in Taron - February 17, 440, Echmiadzin) was an Armenian monk, theologian and linguist. He is best known for having in ... discuss

The Fiat and the Damage Doneby Seton Motley, Contributing Author: February 26 is Internet Doom’s Day!That is the day President Barack Obama’s campaign-coin-bundling Federal Communications Commiss ... discuss

Alan Caruba, Contributing Author: They don’t want to admit it, but we know it’s true. There are countless organizations that hate humanity enough to do everything in their power to put a stop to a ... discuss

During the ‘courtesy visits’ following the Ordinary Public Consistory for the creation of 20 new Cardinals Saturday afternoon in the Paul VI Hall or the Apostolic Palace, several of the ne ... discuss

Today is Presidents Day. By Act of Congress it is Washington’s Birthday. President Obama recently invited reporters into his kitchen and told them he the first president since George Washington ... discuss

Sometimes my work as an actor presents a conflict with my ideals as a clergyman. I don’t believe in the old saying that the end justifies the means, and no money that I can earn as an actor can ... discuss

Last July, we reported that NPR talk-show host Diane Rehm helped her husband John commit suicide by choosing not to eat or drink, then agitated for “right to die” laws in an NBC News story, where ... discuss

Clare Daly TDLast Tuesday, a pro-abortion private member's bill was defeated in the Dáil (the Irish Parliament) by 104 votes to 20.The Bill, introduced by Clare Daly TD (pictured), of the Socialist P ... discuss

Penn Dextra, Viewpoints: There’s a lot of talk among the Left these days about inequality. President Obama says income inequality is “the defining issue of our time.” His State of the Union a ... discuss

Hermione’s Group of Thinkers By Don Marquis (pronounced Mar-Kwiss)- he used to write for a paper, the New York Sun, I think, in the early 20th century. He’s clever, witty, with wit with j ... discuss

Vatican City, Feb 15, 2015 / 09:14 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In his Sunday Angelus address Pope Francis focused on mercy, noting how Jesus heals not by giving lectures, but by going close to those who suff ... discuss

IRS Commissioner John Koskinen confirmedthat illegals granted amnesty from deportationunder President Obama’s new policies wouldbe able to get extra refunds from the IRS. by Stephen Dinan ... discuss

Editorial Cartoon by AF BrancoIBD Editorial: Tangled Web: While in China, where free speech is suppressed, the president again pitched net neutrality, in which a "free and open Internet" is regulated ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - Tony Funderburk - Life and Love have Rhyme and Reason - You were created on purpose - I write and sing about that I’ll bet you’ve messed up pretty badly in your life̷ ... discuss

15 February, New Testament Philemon was a prominent first-century Christian who owned a slave named Onesimus. While the name "Onesimus" means "useful," Onesimus proved himself "useless. (Philemon 11) ... discuss

Don't know what this is, but he says to sign up to get the heads up when he comes out with it.I hope it means more videos of Ezra interviewing protesters.And doing crazy things like chopping down tree ... discuss

National Review Online today features a new interview with me by Kathryn Jean Lopez in which I share the message of the new Catholic edition of The Thrill of the Chaste: "Understanding the Catholic Ch ... discuss

James Grant, in his new book The Forgotten Depression, makes a strong case for applying a prime directive of the Hippocratic Oath — “First, do no harm” — to economic policy. We today find ours ... discuss

A wide array of issues and controversies populate the political terrain, but none are as important as the health and future of the middle class. A strong middle class has historically stood as a pilla ... discuss

“To maintain international peace and security, and to that end: to take effective collective measures for the prevention and removal of threats to the peace, and for the suppression of acts of aggre ... discuss

Ajit Pai is a very worried commissioner at the FCC (Federal Communications Commission). Specifically, he is very critical about the Obama plan to regulate the internet, which will not be released to t ... discuss

Your teachers have bored you with ancient Greece through the rehash of her history. After a long time-gap, Greece is re-emerging as a topic. Those that follow global news know, modern Greece (little ... discuss

This gem from John Nolte came across my Twitter feed the other day: “Met Brian Williams once in DC. Starting to wonder about that story he told me about saving all those hostages at Nakotami Plaza. ... discuss

Vatican City, Feb 14, 2015 / 09:20 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis welcomed the Catholic Church’s newest cardinals on Saturday, encouraging them to center themselves in Jesus Christ as they le ... discuss

"Make no mistake, abortion-on-demand is not a right granted by the Constitution. No serious scholar, including one disposed to agree with the Court's result, has argued that the framers of the Constit ... discuss

“Obamacare’s shoddy implementation doesn’t even begin to scratch the surface of its great evil,” reported Breitbart late last year, referring to the healthcare rationing that is insidiously hi ... discuss

I got some really good advice at an Apologia Homeschool Conference a few years ago … and you’ll have to forgive me for paraphrasing it from memory, but it went something like this: “ ... discuss

By Alex SchadenbergExecutive Director - Euthanasia Prevention CoalitionHospice organizations in several Canadian cities have declared that they will not participate in euthanasia or assisted suicide.T ... discuss

This week a colleague left work as part of a "force reduction" at my company. In her parting email she wrote "Feels like destiny, but more of a happenstance, my atheist self won't let me get away with ... discuss

I thought about rereading something this year but feel that I want something new. Something that I can just read a little at a time and soak up and reflect upon. Somehow Romano Guardini has come to my ... discuss

The Christian news website The Stream today features an in-depth interview with me about The Thrill of the Chaste (Catholic Edition). From "The Power of Chastity: An Interview with Dawn Eden":The Stre ... discuss

The Houston Chronicle has posted an article on Wendy Davis’s new aspiration of “testing out professional speaking” after her gubernatorial effort in Texas bombed: Davis, a former Democratic sta ... discuss

News broke this week that former Obama political strategist David Axelrod has published a book in which he admits that, as Time magazine put it, “Barack Obama misled Americans for his own politi ... discuss

Vatican City, Feb 13, 2015 / 12:08 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The different cultures represented by bishops who will be created cardinals this weekend demonstrate the Church's universality, thereby enrichin ... discuss

1.  This week, Father Jacques Philippe was the speaker at our three-day parish mission. He spoke on the topic of Spiritual Poverty.  Each day, I went to Mass and Communion and then returned ... discuss

The principle that all patients must always receive humane care is under pronounced assault in bioethics, Indeed, some bioethicists now argue that nursing homes should be required to starve Alzheimer ... discuss

The release of the Fifty Shades of Grey movie, timed for Valentine’s Day, is a more important and lamentable event than many Christians may realize. What the movie represents is nothing less th ... discuss

By Brittany Higdon Step aside, Giselle Bundchen. The world of fashion and the stigma of disability are rapidly changing in pop culture. At this year’s Mercedes Benz New York Fashion Week, a wom ... discuss

What difference do the Ten Commandments make in the larger scheme of things. For example, let’s suppose it was decided that no one could see these Ten Commandments, say, in the court house, or in an ... discuss

One giant list of fiction to inspire them all and in the light to find them. Oh. Sorry. I've begun rereading the Lord of the Rings and it does show a bit! This is a huge list to be sure. But it has so ... discuss

The Houston Chronicle has posted an article on Wendy Davis’s new aspiration of “testing out professional speaking” after her gubernatorial effort in Texas bombed: Davis, a former D ... discuss

A newly elected Planned Parenthood board member has admitted that she once stole money and left her kids alone when they were very very young. Susan Chatzky (below) revealed the shocking facts in an O ... discuss

A man carries a sign during Long Beach's Gay Pride parade in 2012 of Newsweek's cover declaring Obama "the first gay president." Juan Camilo Bernal / Shutterstock.comBen Johnson Follow Ben Obama: I d ... discuss

Carol Joffe is an old hand in the abortion advocacy business. We’ve written about her more than once [see nrlc.cc/16PnI9y and nrlc.cc/1KEUetU].But, wow, what a quote she gave to Esme E. Deprez, writ ... discuss

1. Make a homemade Valentine for your loved one. Be sure to mention on your card some specific ways they are special to you, i.e., "You always laugh at my corny jokes" or "You always compliment me on ... discuss

Rome, Italy, Feb 12, 2015 / 04:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- While church attendees dwindle in Germany, questions have arisen once again over the controversial state-imposed church tax – and whether i ... discuss

Canberra, Australia, Feb 12, 2015 / 02:03 am (CNA/EWTN News).- With two of their nationals on Indonesia's death row over drug trafficking offenses, the Australian bishops are appealing to the governme ... discuss

Screenshot: President Obama at 2015 Prayer Breakfastby Phyllis Schlafly: President Barack Obama inserted a jarring note in his speech to the annual Prayer Breakfast by insulting Christians with an ina ... discuss

By Fr. C. J. McCloskey You may wonder why laws promoting ultrasounds before abortion don’t have the impact that abortion opponents expected. It is true that many people whose opinions about abortion ... discuss

(from 02/12)(also spelled Aethelwald, Ethelwold, etc.) was Bishop of Lindisfarne from 721 until 740.Leather worker and bookbinder. Monk. Assistant to Saint Cuthbert. Prior and abbot of Old Melrose mon ... discuss

by Tom Balek, Contributing Author: Education spending. More is better, right?For years we have heard reports that teachers are forced to buy paper and supplies out of their own pockets, that some tea ... discuss

Just in time for Valentine's Day, indeed.I'm no prude, though by today's seeming (lack of) "standards," maybe I really am. And I'm sure I won't be apologizing for that. But this obsession with "Fifty ... discuss

Wednesday of the Fifth Week in Ordinary Time(Click here for readings)By Benedict AugustineHe said to them,“’Are even you likewise without understanding?Do you not realize that everythingth ... discuss

In the United Kingdom, premature twins who were resuscitated moments after being born are now well enough to go home. According to the Daily Mail, Jack and Erin Steabler were born at 30-weeks and suff ... 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

Why has American Sniper struck such a chord with the American public? No doubt in part this is due to the incredible storyline and cinematography, but other factors are certainly at play in such a blo ... discuss

I recently began working with the Johnson County Hospice. When first asked to apply, I considered some of the ethical and religious underpinnings of hospice care. I didn’t want to get into somethin ... discuss

by Brian Fisher, President, Online for Life, Inc.: Planned Parenthood does not represent the entirety of the pro-abortion movement, but it is the face of it. When you include all of its affiliates ... discuss

By Allison LeDoux Each year on February 11, we observe the World Day of the Sick. The first world day of the sick was held in 1993, having been instituted by Saint Pope John Paul II to be observed ann ... discuss

From Fox NewsThe parents of Kayla Mueller, just released the last letter written received from their daughter:  Everyone, If you are receiving this letter it means I am still detained but my cel ... discuss

from Jill Stanek.comby Susie Allen, host of the blog, Pro-Life in TN, and KelliAt New Feminism, Jennifer Lahl decries California’s new bill that would allow birth certificates to become politi ... discuss

San Francisco, Calif., Feb 10, 2015 / 02:27 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- When she was a young girl, Logan Crotty dreamed of becoming a Catholic priest. She had always had an insatiable desire for intimacy wi ... discuss

By: Cliff Kincaid Accuracy in Media Brian Williams’ “chopper whoppers” about his exploits as a correspondent flying into Iraq are making him look foolish. It’s not clear whether he can survive ... discuss

The feast of Our Lady of  Lourdes, which we celebrate on February 11, has always had a special place in my heart -- not only because of my French family background and living in a small French vi ... discuss

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. — Activists in Kansas and Oklahoma are seeking to outlaw a common abortion technique by using the text of legislative bills to lay bare its graphic details, a tactic that may s ... discuss

by Susie Allen, host of the blog, Pro-Life in TN, and Kelli At New Feminism, Jennifer Lahl decries California’s new bill that would allow birth certificates to become politicized “by allo ... discuss

Merck Senior Management Bribes Scientists to Cover Up FraudYou can read the legal file here.Interestingly, seven employees of Disneyland fully covered by Merck's MMR vaccine contracted measles anyway. ... discuss

Whenever you’re trying to deliver a valuable system, you realize just how nice it is to have more margin. Civil Engineers design projects to account for the 100-year flood. But what happens when ... discuss

This post is more of a journey through homeschool planning over my entire homeschooling career than a review, but in the end, I did come down to two planners to review – and I mentioned a few o ... discuss

Here is the answer I offered to a friend of many years when he posited on my Facebook account that Legalized Euthanasia was logical and a good for our society.----------------------------------------L ... discuss

 New Gallup numbers an unmitigated disaster for pro-abortionists Of those dissatisfied, twice as many want laws stricter than looserBy Dav ... discuss

   Canadian Disability groups respond to Supreme Court assisted suicide decision Editor’s note. The ... discuss

 Woman aborts child because baby is a boy—and she is the “victim” By Dave Andrusko We’ve written about this before, but, since t ... discuss

 “Starve Alzheimer’s Patients” Pushed Again By Wesley J. Smith The principle that all patients must always receive humane care is un ... discuss

Babbitt I found this depressing, but you’re supposed to. It’s also funny if you like biting satire (I do). Reader Review: Sinclair Lewis’ 1922 novel/expose highlights the shallowness ... discuss

Washington D.C., Feb 10, 2015 / 04:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Just weeks after Pope Francis announced his intention to canonize missionary Father Junipero Serra during his upcoming visit to the states, a ... discuss

We have a play area downstairs in the living room. I’ve been meaning to go through it, organize it better, and get rid of lots of the toys. Now that (strangled sob) Shasta and the Equuschick hav ... discuss

RORATE EXCLUSIVE: Open letter by Archbishop on the crisis in the ChurchFull text also on their site.  (they say it can be posted or linked to , so I am given the devastating contents)'It is ... discuss

Vatican City, Feb 10, 2015 / 12:41 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis encouraged the bishops of Greece to engage in dialogue and solidarity, values he said are particularly necessary in fighting pessim ... discuss

Euripedes, a play-writer in ancient Greece, was no stranger to the human heart. He knew how it works, and he knew humanity well. And this shows in one of his most famous plays, Medea. Medea killed he ... discuss

I thought I should say something about the recent Carter decision legalizing assisted suicide.Many objections have been raised against assisted suicide: how we're giving doctors the right to kill, and ... discuss

Presidents of the United States are usually awful as theologians. In far too many cases, the closer they get to anything theological, the bigger the mess they make. President Obama seems rather adept ... discuss

(c. 480 - 543) was born in Italy, she was the twin sister of Benedict of Nursia.Gregory the Great, in his Dialogues, tells us that she was a nun and leader of a community for women at Plombariola abou ... discuss

“The eyes of the LORD are in every place, keeping watch upon the evil and the good.” ERV Read these scriptures and more at http://prayerpivot.com.)  Where should the Lord Jesus Christ be?& ... discuss

by Ralph Benko, Contributing Author:  James Grant, in his new book The Forgotten Depression, makes a strong case for applying a prime directive of the Hippocratic Oath — “First, do no harm” ... discuss

In today's world, we are faced with a dire situation that is virtually unprecedented in the history of the Church.  We need only look to Pope Francis' comments of late on how Catholics should not ... discuss

Today has been a sad day. My brothers (who are twins) dog, Magnus, that they shared died unexpectedly today. They got him when he was a puppy and he was in our family for almost eight years. He's been ... discuss

We’ve written about this before, but, since the theme is behavior coming full circle, it seems appropriate to ponder it once again. Those of us who grew up in the 1960s remember well the hate that c ... discuss

The principle that all patients must always receive humane care is under pronounced assault in bioethics, Indeed, some bioethicists now argue that nursing homes should be required to starve Alzheimer ... discuss

Anna Duggar has done it now. Online “entertainment” news sites are up in arms that a woman would actually express her…gasp…opinion via Twitter! The Duggars are known for being unapologeticall ... discuss

The Virginia legislature has killed a bill that would prevent abortions in Virginia after the point in pregnancy when medical science has determined that an unborn child can feel pain. These unborn ba ... discuss

A shocking report out of England today focuses more attention on the issue of elderly abuse. A London Daily Mail report indicates local authorities in England are looking into a web site that auctions ... discuss




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