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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

Jason by Justus Miles Forman, about whom Wikipedia has this interesting entry: His only play, The Hyphen, appeared in 1915 but did not receive the success Forman expected. The Hyphen was a topical dra ... discuss

Text: Luke 1:26-38Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.In today’s Gospel reading we hear that the Angel Gabriel came to Mary in order to foretell the comin ... 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

I am no longer a Republican. John Boehner, Mitch McConnell and their Democrat-lite, RINO Republican establishment have seen to that. They have betrayed their own constituents. They have actively turne ... 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

I recently saw a Facebook thread on whether people receive Hoy Communion in the hand or on the tongue. As you might guess (or not) it went the way of more Facebook controversial issues...To most non-C ... discuss

  Revealing: A reputable Swiss weekly presented Koran verses that incite violence against unbelievers; which means you, the world and me. The intent: show that violence in the name of God is no ... 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

The $1.1 trillion spending bill included a provision that allows federal abortion coverage for Peace Corps volunteers, which has been barred since 1979. by Josh Hicks, The Washington Post: (Excer ... discuss

by Kerby Anderson, Point of View:: Abortion is devastating the black population in America. In an article by Star Parker and Gary Bauer in a past edition of the The Weekly Standard, they lay out stat ... discuss

Question: "When Jesus was asked how we are to pray, he gave the "Our Father" prayer, and said nothing about the "Jesus Prayer." Some Orthodox writers almost give the impression that a person will ... discuss

This exciting update comes from the Society of St. Pius X:On December 9, 2014, Bishop Bernard Fellay, Superior General of the Society of St. Pius X, was invited to bless the Nativity scene that is s ... discuss

ARRA News Service - Elizabeth Blaine, a 10-year-old from New Jersey, doesn’t like Common Core. She shared her support for a policy that lets parents opt out their children from taking the Common Cor ... discuss

It only took a couple of days for the ink to dry on Congress' decision to fund the Obama administration's objectives for the rest of the year before it came back to bite them. The choice to fund all o ... discuss

Well hello there. Now that you’ve seen my list of favorite things of 2014, allow me to indulge myself and offer some expanded thoughts on some random pieces. One of the things I appreciate is ho ... discuss

JERUSALEM – His Beatitude Fouad Twal gave his Christmas message through his Vicar in Jerusalem and Palestine, Bishop William Shomali, during the press conference which was held this Thursday, ... 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 continue with Mary and Joseph on their trip to ... 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

The best life can be. I will rescue them from every place where they were scattered when it was cloudy and dark. I myself will pasture my sheep; I myself will give them rest, says the Lord GOD. The l ... 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

By Jimmy Akin | A reader writes: Jimmy could you please tell us about the origin of the word "Christmas? What did the first Christians call what we today know as Christmas? Is writing X'mas ok ... discuss

Because of people like Eric Holder. Via Grabien: In an interview with MSNBC’s Joy Ann Reid that aired today, Attorney General Eric Holder said that “We as a nation have failed.” Speaking of the ... discuss

The EPA - Arriving to ‘Help’by Seton Motley, Contributing Author: We have noted time and again how government - in the name of helping the Little Guy - eviscerates the Little Guy.Claude Louis Hec ... discuss

London, England, Dec 18, 2014 / 05:14 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The U.K. Supreme Court has ruled that midwives in charge of delivery wards are not exempt from assisting in the procurement of abortions R ... discuss

A recent case of a clinically brain-dead pregnant woman is stirring controversy in Ireland. The mother is in her twenties, 17-weeks pregnant and doctors have decided to keep her on life support to giv ... discuss

Fox News: "Rubio calls Obama’s Cuba deal ‘absurd.'"ARRA News Service - The Washington Post is unsparing in its criticism of President Obama’s unilateral decision to change US policy towards ... discuss

CHICAGO - While Lois Lerner's name has faded from headlines, those 30,000 emails that were mysteriously recovered are still of interest to pro-life groups that were harassed during the time Lerner ove ... discuss

Since last month’s election, the President has been a busy fellow. He’s traveled to China, heralded what he called a “turning point” in American military affairs, “signed ... discuss

This week something has become abundantly clear. Since my husband and I have engaged in abolitionist activities, family members have ceased speaking to us, unfriended us on Facebook, family gatherings ... 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

Religious Sisters of Mercy. (Source:, December 16, saw the Holy See’s Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life (CICLSAL) release its l ... 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

Via jesse tree treasures on EtsyDecember 17:Wisdom that comest out of the mouth of the Most High, that reachest from one end to another, and orderest all things mightily and sweetly, come to teach us ... discuss

In July, the United States Supreme Court ruled that Hobby Lobby, a Christian-run store, doesn’t have to obey the HHS mandate that is a part of Obamacare that requires businesses to pay for abortifac ... discuss

I did not go to the theater to watch the first two hobbit movies with the rest of my family for various reasons.  For one thing, whenever the rest of the family goes to the theater at the same time, ... 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

Liberal media loves anti-human exceptionalism. I have written how the NYT will seemingly publish any idea and promote any cause that would destroy the unique value of human life. Now Vox has joined th ... discuss

By Alex SchadenbergExecutive Director - Euthanasia Prevention CoalitionThe Angus Reid Institute completed an assisted suicide poll  in late November that shows that Canadians are divided and conf ... discuss

George Clooney loses sleep over bad reviews of his movies. Angelina Jolie is a “minimally talented spoiled brat.” Tom Hanks checks into hotels as Johnny Madrid. You know by now, I’m sure ... discuss

“Just at this time an edict was issued by Caesar Augustus for the registration of the whole Empire. It was the first registration made during the governorship of Quirinius in Syria; and all went ... discuss

You read the blog post title correctly: I have failed at preparing during this Advent season. As my penance, I will tell you how I have failed and what I plan to do to make up for it.I actually did pr ... discuss

After a second hearing, during which pro-life groups and disability rights advocates finally got a chance to present their views to lawmakers, a New Jersey state Senate committee has advanced a bill t ... discuss

The resources being devoted to life-saving and health-preserving health care in the United States are at a near-record low, according to a newly issued annual spending report from the federal governme ... discuss

Vatican City, Dec 16, 2014 / 01:14 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis touched on the importance of being humble and open to the Lord's correction, encouraging the faithful to offer him their sins to Go ... discuss

Lovelyby Seton Motley, Contributing Author: That’s what Title II Reclassification of the Internet means. And that’s what President Barack Obama wants – so as to then impose Network Neutrality. L ... discuss

Today in Washington, D.C. - Dec. 16, 2014The House reconvened at Noon today for 8 minutes.  Next meeting will be at noon on Friday, December 19, 2014, unless it sooner has received a message from ... 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

Yesterday, I did a brief, over-the-phone radio interview with NPR. I’m not sure when the segment will air, but they wanted my take on the 1-in-3 campaign—which is the latest effort to con ... discuss

Yesterday, I did a brief, over-the-phone radio interview with NPR. I’m not sure when the segment will air, but they wanted my take on the 1-in-3 campaign—which is the latest effort to con ... discuss

“Don’t be known for what you’re against, be known for what you’re for.” We as Christians are called to be winsome for Christ in an uncompromising way. Being overly negative or critical can ... discuss

Read The Personhood split, Part I: Structure for background. Aside from their structural variations, Personhood USA and National Personhood Alliance at first seemed to have similar goals – un ... discuss

Over the past couple of weeks, I have been thinking a lot about the ideas surrounding “vocational ministry”. As I pointed out, I am not in a bad place at all, just one of public wondering. ... discuss

 Disappointing government report shows declining health care spending; Obamacare partly to blame By Jennifer Popik, JD, Robert Powell Center for Medical Ethics Editor’s note. This ap ... discuss

Vital Signs Ministries' annual Christmas card party last night turned out to be a lively success. There were only 9 of us (Larry & Deb, Quint, Ruth, Allen & Cindy, Carol E., Claire and I) yet in 90 mi ... 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

Eleven days to go in the funding campaign. Here are some topics to be covered in Parenting Autism: prevalence rates and what they mean for the future; protecting parent and child mental health; dealin ... discuss

Apparently communicating with the people you were elected to represent is a "non-essential" government function. The following are the messages I got when went to email my senators. So not impressed.A ... discuss

Eleven days to go in the funding campaign. Here are some topics to be covered in Parenting Autism: prevalence rates and what they mean for the future; protecting parent and child mental health; dealin ... discuss

Gary Locke img via Jay Costarticle in The Weekly StandardHow to Rebuke a Presidentby Ralph Benko, Contributing Author: There has been much consternation expressed about President Obama’s extralegal ... discuss

By Joe Kral This is Part II of a 2 part series. Find Part I here. St. John Paul II writes in Evangelium Vitae about man’s responsibility over life: “With regard to things, but even more with regar ... discuss

There seem to be two camps when it comes to other people's opinion of those of us who foster children. Either they are fully supportive and paint you as a saint lavishing you with the praise you know ... discuss

Reggie Little John may not be a household name but she is well-known in the international political community as the top campaigner against gendercide — the brutal killing of “unwantedR ... discuss

Fridays are penitential days and Catholics are to keep in mind Christ's suffering and to sacrifice something for the sake of penance and discipline. Catholics fulfill this duty by abstaining from meat ... discuss

In Missouri, a new pro-life measure (HB 182) would allow a court to deny a father custody of his child if he attempted to coerce the mother into getting an abortion. In 2009, the Elliot Institute, an ... discuss

Wabag, Papua New Guinea, Dec 15, 2014 / 02:03 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A bishop in Papua New Guinea last week condemned the witch hunts which take place in the country, where many residents believe in sor ... discuss

By: T F Stern T F Stern’s Rantings This evening my wife and I attended a Christmas Devotional Service for Temple Ordinance Workers who serve in the Houston Texas Temple.  For us it’s become s ... 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

Monday, December 15, 2014Press Release: Euthanasia Free NZ Euthanasia-Free NZ congratulates Labour leader Andrew Little and MP Iain Lees-Galloway for resisting sponsorship of the ex-Maryan Street volu ... discuss

Monday of the Third Week of advent(Click here for readings)By KATIE GROSSWhen Jesus had come into the temple area,the chief priests and the elders of the people approached himas he was teach ... discuss

Dec 15 - Homily: Queen of the Seraphic Order Our Lady is Queen of the Franciscan Order, which means that She is in charge. Let Her be in charge and let yourselves be led. Ave Maria! Mass: Queen of ... discuss

You’ve got to be careful what you share online. Over the weekend Facebook and Twitter were suddenly inundated with links to a new recording of the Christmas hymn “Angels From the Realm ... discuss

It’s getting close to Christmas time and I have some wonderful news to share with you. It’s about an opportunity for you to help me impact the pro-life views of young people! Before I tell you abo ... discuss

iv> Standard Podcast [ 8 min. 14 sec. | 3.9 MB ] Play NowPlay in Popup | Download Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. I: Ordinary: 658 Proper of Seasons: 282 (reading, concluding pr ... discuss

by Alan Caruba, Contributing Author: The U.S. was the world’s number one economy prior to World War II, but it took off bigtime after the war and there has not been a day of my long life in which we ... 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

Yesterday I addressed the failings of the National Abortion Federation after the December 14-15, 2009 site visit that revealed to a NAF representative how bad things were inside Kermit Gosnell's clini ... discuss

Text:  John 1:6-8, 19-28Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.Last week we heard about an odd man, a man dressed in camel hair and a leather belt.  Yes, ... discuss

Denver, Colo., Dec 14, 2014 / 04:54 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The Catholic Diocese of Colorado Springs has joined several other Christian schools and organizations in a legal brief to support a county vouc ... discuss

Wherefore, in humility and fasting, we unceasingly offered our private prayers as well as the public prayers of the Church to God the Father through his Son, that he would deign to direct and strength ... 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

This by a friend of ours who is a young military wife. Glossary: SD: South Dakota BAH: Basic Allowance for Housing- a subsidy the military pays its members who live off base. E5- Enlisted paygrade. &n ... discuss

Join the other Quicktakers over at "This Ain't the Lyceum" Hey before I get into the 7-quick takes, a small reminder that I have my Christmas and Advent Links stuck to the top of this blog for yo ... discuss

Dear ZENIT Reader: To provide ZENIT's news service free of charge for personal use, we depend heavily on our annual fundraising campaign. Last year, readers' donations covered 90% of our annual budg ... 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 / 09:26 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In an audience with people who are blind and visually impaired Pope Francis said that St. Lucy’s courage in facing martyrdom can teach the ... discuss

Terri Schiavo “The point has been reached where the most basic care, even nourishment, is denied” (The Gospel of Life, 14). Reflection: Some do not believe that artificial means, like feeding tube ... discuss

 Lauren Hill is terminally ill but “I know I will be fine” “Because I feel like I’ve done God’s work, what he sent me here to do. I feel like maybe, I’m not done yet”By D ... discuss

Photo: Felix Carroll By Dan Valenti and Theresa Bonopartis DAN VALENTI: I love the Advent season. It's a time of rest and reflection, a spiritual justification to bow out of the consumerist fre ... 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

It’s that time of year again. Time for my annual angry, unhinged Heisman Trophy rant! Normally just my family, friends and anyone else unfortunate enough to be within earshot get subjected to my yea ... 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

Kudos, congratulations, and sincere thanks to WKRC 12, a local station in Cincinnati, Ohio, for a magnificent profile of Lauren Hill, the 19-year-old college freshman who is winning admirers all over ... discuss

NORCROSS, Ga., Dec. 10, 2014/Christian Newswire -- Georgia Right to Life (GRTL) Director of Bioethics, Bethany Walker, said today she is deeply concerned about a push to adopt a doctor-prescribed su ... discuss

Think Progress reported yesterday on a decision by the city of Dallas to revise regulations on feeding the homeless. These revisions, which made it easier to feed and care for those living on Dallas s ... 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

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

I was thrilled to learn that the daughters of a Chinese dissident were granted asylum in the United States. They are now in the care of my friend Reggie Littlejohn, founder of Women's Rights Without F ... discuss

 Further reflections on Cecile Richards’ claim that having an abortion “wasn’t a difficult decision“ for her By Dave Andrusko Cecile RichardsEarlier this week a story we posted ... discuss

Friday is here, and with it a new edition of Free Stuff Fridays. This week’s giveaway is sponsored (again!) by CBD Reformed. They are offering 5 prize packages this week, which means there w ... discuss

In 2013, Social Security ran a $71 billion deficit. This means there have been four years of consecutive cash-flow deficits, which means that the inflow is less than the outflow. According to the 201 ... discuss

When we were kids, most of what we did would be called “open play.” According to Tim Holliday, owner of Children’s World toy store in Sarasota, Florida, open play means, “You take [a toy] out ... 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

By Joe Kral In many respects, when St. John Paul II wrote Evangelium Vitae it helped the pro-life movement move forward on matters of public policy. It has served as a guide on many incremental approa ... discuss

Edburga of Minster-in-Thanet was the, apparently only, daughter of King Centwine of Wessex and his wife, Engyth. She was a disciple of St. Mildred and became Abbess of her Abbey at Minster-in-Thanet i ... discuss

Washington D.C., Dec 11, 2014 / 05:20 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Congress got personal at a bipartisan press conference on Thursday, with parents of disabled children sharing their stories to push for a bil ... discuss

Text:  Hebrews 10:1-18Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.It might seem strange and even offensive to us as modern readers, but the people of the Old Testam ... 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

In the second case in recent weeks, a newborn baby survived being flushed down the toiler as people heard him crying and came to his rescue. A newborn baby boy was discovered in sewer in north-east Ch ... discuss

Well, this is interesting. I'd always assumed that the Finns were not particularly religious, and there may be more to this story than meets the eye, but I found it amazing that 12,000 Finns resigned ... discuss

Yesterday, having gotten only about two hours of sleep myself, I overslept.  This means the Boy didn’t get up until about 11:00. This morning I got up at 6.  I started the process of getting t ... 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

 The “Person of the Year,” this year and every year By Dave Andrusko For the last post of the day, I’d like to briefly talk about what TIME magazine’s selection as “Person ... 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

I would like to take a moment to talk about means and methods. Not necessarily the means or methods themselves, but how abolitionist with different means and methods treat one another.Allow me to reco ... discuss

Vatican City, Dec 11, 2014 / 02:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Holy See joined efforts with other Catholic organizations in order to raise awareness of the increasing trend of Internet threats, which is ... 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

And by “ordinary” he means all of them. Click here to view the embedded video. SOURCE: Weasel Zippers ... discuss

Wednesday of the Second Week in Advent(Click here for readings)By Benedict Augustine“He gives strength to the fainting;for the weak he makes vigor abound.Though young men faint and grow wea ... discuss

One-year-old Harmonie-Rose Allen was struck by a bout of meningitis in September just 10 days after she walked for the first time. Doctors warned her parents their daughter had a 10% chance of survivi ... discuss

The facts about the USA using torture on terrorists is now becoming news and as expected, there are many arguing the practice of using torture is not only needed, but morally good.Be that as it may, t ... discuss

Vatican City, Dec 10, 2014 / 10:44 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In a message to an international gathering on the impact of nuclear weapons, Pope Francis called on victims to be “prophetic voices” ... discuss

Perhaps the only thing government loves more than spending our money – is taking it. The spending has long since passed absurdly astronomical levels.  The Feds alone spend about $4 TRILLION a y ... discuss

“The world is passing away, and also its lusts; but the one who does the will of God lives forever.” – 1 John 2:17 It’s getting ugly out there. Indeed, the world is dying. Not in a false-alarm ... 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

American Life League STOPP Report: The news from Seaside, Oregon, exposing the sex conference that targets children as young as 11 with unspeakable filth cloaked as sexuality education was so expl ... discuss

by Elizabeth Slattery and Jason Miller, The Daily Signal: [Yesterday], the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver heard oral argument in the Little Sisters of the Poor’s challenge to the Obamacar ... discuss

 China Promises to End Harvesting the ExecutedBy Wesley J. SmithAround 10,000 organ transplants are performed on the Chinese mainland each year with at least two-thirds coming from executed cri ... discuss

 Today is the Feast of the Translation of the Holy House of Loretto (Mass in Some Places).Towards the end of the thirteenth century, the terrible news reached Europe that the Holy Land was lost t ... 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

Partisans of the 'New Atheist' movement are often spouting that 'freedom of religion means freedom from religion', an annoying, trite, but nevertheless true meme. If religious believers claim the ... discuss

Canberra, Australia, Dec 10, 2014 / 04:06 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Australian bishops' office for migrants and refugees has termed “unethical” legislation signed into law last week that gi ... discuss

It's a matter of perspective &  Democrats have Gary Bauer, Contributing Author: Risky Report - Senate Democrats today released a highly controversial report on the CIA's use of enhance ... discuss

Well, it happened again: another Republican landslide victory. Can you believe it? In the Louisiana Senate runoff election this past Saturday, December 6, Republican challenger Bill Cassidy soundly de ... discuss

There's one topic I've seen come up a lot this week: how grown up Millennials are going to deal with their aging parents. Many of us are already in our mid-late 20s into early 30s and we're starting t ... discuss

Warning: Taxes Are Even MoreFrequent Than They Appearby Seton Motley, Contributing Author: Perhaps the only thing government loves more than spending our money - is taking it.The spending has long si ... discuss

WASHINGTON (BP)/December 5, 2014 -- The U.S. Supreme Court has the uncommon opportunity to please both pro-life and pro-choice advocates at the same time. The justices struggled with the meaning of ... discuss

Juan Diego (b 1474)  was an Aztec Indian originally named Cuahtlatoatzin, which means, "The one who speaks like an eagle."  It is said that even before the apparitions, Juan Diego was a piou ... discuss

This is an issue I’m still trying to wrap my head around and track down details, so if you have some, please share.  This is what I understand at this point: Did you know that menstrual pads ar ... discuss

Jonathan Gruber Before House Oversight Comm.Today in Washington, D.C. - Dec. 9, 2014 The Senate reconvened at 10 AM today. The Senate voted 63-32 and 65-31 to invoke cloture on two nominees to the Boa ... discuss

I think future generations will look back on our insane notion of \"reproductive rights,\" and they will be horrified. Back in the 70s reproductive rights meant terminating a life you already sta ... discuss

By Alex SchadenbergExecutive Director - Euthanasia Prevention Coalition.Alex SchadenbergThe language of the euthanasia debate continues to confuse people and much of the media. Recent opinion polls th ... discuss

China has–for a second time–promised to stop organ harvesting those it executes. From the BBC story: China has promised to stop harvesting organs from executed prisoners by 1 January, state media ... discuss

Members of Westboro Baptist Church have spent most of this century behaving despicably by staging protests at solemn occasions like the funerals of American soldiers killed in Iraq.The head of the chu ... discuss

Born a prince, the son of a king of Brittany; his mother was Azenor, princess of Brest, France. Legend says that his mother was set adrift in a cask, and that Budoc was born at sea with Saint Brigid o ... 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

In the midst of the Brittany Maynard media mania, it struck me how prophetic Jack Kevorkian was about how deeply the culture of death would subsume the culture of the West. So, I took to the pages of ... 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

Today in Washington, D.C. - Dec. 8, 2014: The House convened at Noon today. They will consider several naming and designations of Government building and highways. The House may consider H.R. 5781 ... discuss

by Spencer Woody : Did you know that the National Institutes of Health spent $374,000 to find out if a puppet show would convince preschoolers to eat more vegetables? Or that the Department of Agri ... discuss

Excerpt from:Robert Kolb and Charles P. Arand, The Genius of Luther's Theology: A Wittenberg Way of Thinking for the Contemporary Church (Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic, 2008), 124-128.We must not d ... discuss

There is a Marian prayer that is recited daily by millions of people entitled the Memorare (which means "remembrance") the text of which is believed to have been written by the Cistercian monk, Berna ... discuss

We live in a world that is full of temptation. There is no rest from sin and no rest from temptation to sin. There is not a single moment when we can relax our vigilance. As John Owen says, we ... 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

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

Editorial Cartoon by AF Brancoby Phil Kerpen, Contributing Author: On Friday November 7, Rich Weinstein (the only one of the millions of Americans whose health plans were canceled who responded by wa ... discuss

Vatican City, Dec 7, 2014 / 11:04 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In an interview with the Argentine daily “La Nacion” published Sunday, Pope Francis spoke on a variety of topics, giving specific att ... discuss

Cartoon by A.J.Branco as found at“How the Koch Network Funnels Anonymous Millions to Fight Women's Rights One funding recipient supports causes such as figh ... discuss

 Gosnell Movie Reopens Funding for ‘Serial Killer’ Abortionist Drama By Katie Yoder Magdalena Segieda, Phelim McAleer, and Ann McElhinneyIn a Dec. 3 press release, “The Gosnell M ... discuss

 Kevorkian’s Vision He’s looking alarmingly prophetic.By Wesley J. Smith Jack KevorkianAssisted suicide exploded into the news again two months ago after Brittany Maynard, dying o ... discuss

This could not have happened to a better person. It appears that Michigan based God-denying resident lard butt and depraved jerk, Ed Brayton, is being sued for shooting off his lard butt mouth about ... discuss

For some reason this week’s Free Stuff Fridays never posted. So we’ll make it a Free Stuff Saturdays and run it through to tomorrow. This week’s giveaway is sponsored (again ... discuss

  The police describe this shooting as “accidental”, why the officer had the gun out is unclear. But part of the problem was the stairway was so dark you could not see clearly. Which means you ... 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

You can make the Christmas tree bread shape (and do it better than I) with any yeast bread.  I’ve done it with about a dozen different versions over the years, including plain white bread dough ... discuss

iv> Standard Podcast [ 18 min. 12 sec. | 8.46 MB ] Play NowPlay in Popup | Download Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. I: Ordinary: 649 Proper of Seasons: 190 Psalter: Saturday, We ... 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

Media, take note: while your journalists might forget the Gosnell story, your consumers won’t. In a Dec. 3 press release, “The Gosnell Movie” producers announced the reopening of their crowdfu ... discuss

Udo Schuklenk, who was the chair of the one-sided Royal Society of Canada: End of Life Decision Making panel, is now proselytizing his philosophy (or Peter Singer’s philosophy) promoting euthana ... discuss

Excerpt from: Rev. David P. Scaer, ThD, Finding a Place for the Third Use of the Law in Our Preaching (Essay)The third use of the Law describes the Christian life in its most perfect form, b ... discuss

 RCRC’s Problem and The United Methodist Church’sShare on facebookShare on twitterShare on emailShare on pinterest_shareMore Sharing Services4 By The Rev. Paul Stallsworth Editor ... discuss

Speaking to members of the International Theological Commission Friday at the Vatican, the Pope defined what it means to be a theologian. The theologian is, first of all, a believer who ‘hears ... discuss

December’s pitch to readers: There’s a new page on Leaven for the Loaf that I hope will be mutually beneficial. The new SHOP page includes links to various books and videos I ... discuss

I have to take a big breath when I hear people say "Why don’t you care about the children that are actually here?"  Or "I don’t want to bring a child into this world." Both of these phrases a ... discuss

First, look at these two charts showing abortion mortality trends in two different countries.Can you spot the point at which abortion laws changed in that country?Do you think abortion was legalized o ... discuss

Race is like gender. As society becomes more equal in those areas, leftist instigators resort to making up conflicts in order to create victim status where there is no longer much left. The Ferguson r ... 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

By Alex SchadenbergExecutive Director - Euthanasia Prevention CoalitionAlex SchadenbergUdo Schuklenk, who was the chair of the one-sided Royal Society of Canada: End of Life Decision Making panel, is ... discuss

It has been almost 28 years since I've called anyone "mom". It was a title I held so dear that I never ever could have uttered that word to anyone but the woman who gave birth to me. I was hostile an ... discuss

The Publican and the Pharisee Question: "Christ gave a parable about the Pharisee and how he fasts twice a week (Luke 18:12). Why did the Orthodox adopt things Christ condemned in Scripture?"Nowh ... discuss

Rome, Italy, Dec 4, 2014 / 05:01 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- As Nigeria's general elections draw near, the archbishop of the central city of Jos warned candidates not to put political agendas over people's s ... discuss

Alan Caruba, Contributing Authors: One of the lesser known attempts to prove that renewable energy, wind and solar power, can replace traditional energy sources--coal, oil, and natural gas--went belly ... 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

Vatican City, Dec 4, 2014 / 03:16 pm (CNA).- News broke weeks ago that a new volume of Benedict XVI's collected works was being released in German with an updated version of a 1972 essay, which no lon ... 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

Over four years ago, Jacob Szafranski and Dr. Karla Dunston were dating and created embryos together after Dr. Dunston was diagnosed with cancer. At the time, Dr. Dunston asked Szafranski to donate sp ... discuss

Istanbul, Turkey, Dec 4, 2014 / 12:03 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis' visit to Turkey was highly appreciated by Muslims because of the care and interest he demonstrated for them, and for his acknow ... discuss

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Over the past ew months, I’ve thought a lot about various aspects of the way we “do church” in America. Though there are certainly variations on a theme, many if not most American Ev ... discuss

Oh, good grief. Animal rights activists in Canada–not the same as animal welfare–are pushing an “Animal Charter of Rights and Freedoms.” Typical of most animal rights advocacy, much of it is ... discuss

A British appeals court says an unborn baby is not a person, yet a girl whose mother drank heavily during her pregnancy was born with disabilities. Still, the Royal Courts of Justice, where the Court ... discuss

A key new Jersey state senator is essentially censoring pro-life opponents of a bill legalizing assisted suicide and preventing them from offering testimony against the legislation when it comes up fo ... discuss

   Disability and Euthanasia Editor’s note. Last week Sydney Catholic Communications interviewed two disability advocates about their views on euthanasia. This ap ... discuss

This reflection is taken from my book, Pro-Life Reflections for Every Day, which is available for purchase at: “You also must be prepared, because the Son of M ... discuss

by Kelli Abortion’s now-sacred status is symptomatic of something far more sinister: the sweeping success of the Sexual Revolution. So-called “sexual rights” are now considered to be the most im ... discuss




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