Topic: moral

On January 29th, Star Parker told pro-life activists at the Family Research Council headquarters she had used abortion as birth control and had four abortions, because she “got caught up in the ... discuss

As the family goes, so goes the nation and so goes the whole world in which we live.  (Pope Saint John Paul II, Familiaris consortio 1) Last week in Rome I joined nearly 300 people from 28 countries ... discuss

Republican Lawmakers Demand Answers FromJustice Department on Operation Choke Pointby Kelsey Harkness: The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. has acknowledged its role in Operation Choke Point and is tak ... discuss

By Mitchell Kalpakgian, Ph.D. What is a man If his chief good and market of his time Be but to sleep and feed? A beast, no more. Sure, He that made us with such large discourse, Looking before and aft ... discuss

While the upcoming Superbowl ads count on puppies and scantily clad women for views, Pampers is counting on something infinitely more precious: babies – both born and unborn. Pampers’ new ad, ... discuss

Sons of Liberty promotional image via History Channelby Nelson Hultberg, Contributing Author: The History channel’s new miniseries, Sons of Liberty, will anger the purists and the prudes. But it w ... discuss

America was once known as “the land of the free and the home of the brave”. Today, we are neither. Oh for the good old days when men were brave and America was free. Has there ever been a time i ... discuss

Wednesday of the Third Week in Ordinary(Click here for readings)By BENEDICT AUGUSTINE“’And some seed fell on rich soil and produced fruit.It came up and grew and yielded thirty, sixty, and ... discuss

In my latest book, “A ‘Final Theory’ of God”, I made these comments in the final chapter regarding my purpose for the book: “The task of A ‘Final Theory’ of God is to awaken the human sp ... discuss

Pope to dads: Play with your kids, be strong, loving, moral role models | National Catholic Reporter div> ... discuss

  From a book published in 1902 based on some sermons and surveys the author had put together.  First part is here.  I’m not reproducing the thing in full, just the parts I found interest ... discuss

Here are some new Kindle deals: Hard Fighting Soldier by David Sitton ($0.99); Lords of the Earth by Don Richardson ($1.99); Life in the Balance by Joni Eareckson Tada ($1.99); new from GLH Pu ... discuss

That's quite a disconnect between our consciences and our actions. Pew Research has a few interesting facts and charts on how we view abortion these days. "There’s a difference between what American ... discuss

The saint of the day for January 29th is St. Gildas the Wise, a sixth century British monk.Gildas was born in Scotland around the year 516 to a noble British family. He was educated in Wales under St. ... discuss

By Mark S. Latkovic, S.T.D. This is Part IV of a series; find Part I here, Part II here, and Part III here. When Bl. Pope Paul VI spoke beautifully of the two “meanings” of the marital act – the ... discuss

Advanced societies find it difficult to respond to Islam’s fundamentalists. The credit is not due to the fanatics. Yes, the cards they hold are used ruthlessly and cleverly and they score spectacul ... discuss

Saturday, January the 24th, I attended the West Coast Walk for Life with more than 30,000 other pro-life people (and about a few dozen pro-choice protesters) in San Francisco, CA.From left to right: M ... discuss

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

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

In an interview with Watchman Broadcasting Television network in Augusta, Georgia, international Christian broadcaster and journalist Earl Cox said, “Israel’s Prime Minister is correct to stan ... discuss

Diego Neria en imagen de archivo publicada por el diario Hoy de Extremadura. Pasó el 24 de enero de 2015: Papa Francisco recibió de forma privada a un transexual español en el Vaticano. La his ... discuss

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

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

  “My uncle killed by sniper in WW2. We were taught snipers were cowards. Will shoot u in the back. Snipers aren’t heroes. And invaders r worse.” — Michael Moore “Hurt ... discuss

The bill is coming due, literally, for the Obama administration over its attempts to force companies to comply with the HHS mandate, that compels them to pay for drugs for their employees that can cau ... discuss

Girl Scouts Join Planned Parenthood at Huge Pro-Abo ... discuss

 The price we pay when respect for the sanctity of life is lost By Dave Andrusko Diane Weber BedermanI had never heard of Diane Weber Bed ... discuss

Canberra, Australia, Jan 27, 2015 / 02:08 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Australia's bishops and religious have joined the global call of Pope Francis to mark Feb. 8, the Feast of St. Josephine Bakhita, as the ... discuss

By Denise Hunnell, M.D. Like thousands of others, the last few Sunday evenings have found me settling in to my couch and tuning in to watch Downton Abbey. This PBS series set in early twentieth centu ... discuss

Nancy Pelosi is an abortion activists who claims to be a Catholic in good standing, but she has now been rebuked by her own bishops following comments in which she couldn’t say if an unborn chil ... discuss

On last month’s Christmas special edition of The World Over Live, EWTN news director Raymond Arroyo offered his pick for 2014 Person of the Year: the persecuted Christians of the Middle East. I ... discuss

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

 Want motivation? Re-read what the New York Times said in the days after Roe v. Wade was handed down By Dave Andrusko Talk about setting ... discuss

Today, January 26, is the memorial of Sts. Timothy and Titus. Both men were close colleagues with St. Paul in his missionary journeys and perpetuated his work among the Gentiles.Timothy and Titus were ... discuss

 DREDF’s Marilyn Golden Speaks Out Against CA Assisted Suicide Bill Introduced Wednesday Editor’s note. This appeared Wednesday on the website of the disability rights organizat ... discuss

Over the past several months, we have been exposed to a whirlwind of problems around the globe. From ISIS butchering thousands, to the civil war in Ukraine, to various political scandals here in Ameri ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - Tony Funderburk - Sowing Christian Joy with Rhyme and Reason Certain groups of atheists have decided they need their own “gathering day” to celebrate and be with “ ... discuss

Scientifica (Cairo). 2012;2012:980812. doi: 10.6064/2012/980812. Epub 2012 Dec 13.Public Health Impact of Legal Termination of Pregnancy in the US: 40 Years Later.Thorp JM Jr. Abstract: During the 40 ... discuss

Vatican City, Jan 24, 2015 / 04:20 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis was surprised that his words on responsible parenthood were not widely taken in the sense that he intended them, a Vatican official ... discuss

Vatican City, Jan 23, 2015 / 01:16 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- In investigating the validity of a marriage, ecclesial judges should consider whether the decision to marry was made in the context of values an ... discuss

When abortions were made legal, everyone was assured that doctors would not be forced to perform them if they had moral objections to the procedure. Now that promise is gone and all physicians in Onta ... discuss

Americans by the millions are still tuning in to watch Downton Abbey — now in its fifth season — eager to enjoy the continuation of the saga of the Earl and Countess of Grantham and thei ... discuss

Not long ago I was reading an e-mail (which I do a lot) when a sentence reminded me of something I hadn’t given sufficient thought to for a long time: There are many, many hurting women out there wh ... discuss

This article was written by Diane Coleman, the President of Not Dead Yet, and published by Not Dead Yet. Diane ColemanA bill to legalize assisted suicide is being introduced in California. Fortu ... discuss

Read this article by Msgr. Charles Pope by clicking on this link div> ... discuss

By Mark S. Latkovic, S.T.D. This is Part III of a series; find Part I here and Part II here. In boldly reaffirming the Church’s constant and centuries-old teaching on contraception (cf., e.g., HV, 6 ... discuss

New Tablet … an attempt to see how android 5.01 works with WordPress for creating links posts. Oh. It’s a race! Color me unsurprised. I am not unsympathetic to the notion that at some poi ... discuss

by Alan Caruba, Contributing Author: Over the course of its history the Supreme Court has made some very bad decisions and the decision to declare abortion legal ranks high among them. On January 22, ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - Tony Funderburk - Sowing Christian Joy with Rhyme and Reason A lot of people think the Bible is a “stuffy old book” full of “rules and regulations” nobody can ... discuss

By Marissa Poulson When the Supreme Court ruled in favor of abortion rights in Roe v. Wade back in 1973, it reset our nation’s moral compass. Life was no longer considered precious, it was cons ... discuss

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

It has become (painfully?) clear that one must always read the entire text of one of Pope Francis's impromptu press conferences - and the most recent as he flew home from the Philipines was no differe ... discuss

By Joe Kral Has the time come? Can the pro-life movement take another step forward toward a Culture of Life? Strange as it may seem, the Partial Birth Abortion Ban Act has actually paved the way for H ... discuss

from Jill Stanek.comby Susie Allen, host of the blog, Pro-Life in TN, and KelliProWomanProLife denounces the expansion of abortion in Canada via RU-486 “without any democratic process.”At ProLife ... discuss

On Jan. 22, 1973, the U.S. Supreme Court decided Roe v. Wade and its companion case, Doe v. Bolton. The Court ruled that abortion must be permitted for any reason before fetal viability—and that it ... discuss

by Susie Allen, host of the blog, Pro-Life in TN, and Kelli ProWomanProLife denounces the expansion of abortion in Canada via RU-486 “without any democratic process.” At ProLife365, Kevin Kuk ... discuss

“Planned Parenthood is Abortion, Inc.,” says AUL’s Dr. Charmaine Yoest, “with more than 40 percent of its funding coming from taxpayers. At Planned Parenthood today, abortion i ... discuss

Before I got into anti-assisted suicide work in 1993, I never hung out with pro-lifers. I only knew a few and didn’t engage the issues in which they were interested. That changed fast once I joined ... discuss

By Mitchell Kalpakgian, Ph.D. In The Abolition of Man, C. S. Lewis distinguishes between two statements that illustrate an important moral distinction. To say in response to a waterfall “This is sub ... discuss

When Pope Francis arrived late afternoon in the Philippines on January 15, church bells simultaneously rang and a predominantly Catholic Filipino people gave an enthusiastic welcome to the 78-year-old ... discuss

Dr. Ligaya attends Filipino event with Pope Francis: Encounter with Families When Pope Francis arrived late afternoon in the Philippines on January 15, church bells simultaneously rang and a predomina ... discuss

David Theroux, founder and president of The Independent Institute and the C.S. Lewis Society of California, recently gave a very thoughtful lecture titled “C.S. Lewis on Mere Liberty and the Evi ... discuss

Too many years of forsaking the right thing for political expediency is what has got us into this mess. Unfortunately, we are dealing with people so hostile and apathetic toward moral virtue and Ameri ... discuss

Rosario Álvarez dirige el centro Materno-infantil “Ave María” (Salamanca), que brinda apoyo a mujeres embarazadas que se encuentran en situaciones personales delicadas. Es un hecho innegabl ... discuss

by Marc Barnes | Washington, DC | LifeNews.com | 1/16/13 1:34 PMOpinion The injustice of abortion is the free choice of a woman who sees it working towards her good. This has lead to the common call f ... discuss

www.gargaro.com/libforlife.htmlBy Mike Cummings Is it possible to be liberal and pro-life? Not according to most pro-choice advocates. They argue that no liberal is a good liberal unless she ... discuss

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

Like a plastic Piggly Wiggly bag fluttering about in the alley, those untethered from God’s natural law are violently tossed to and fro by the gusting winds of moral relativism. Jenny Kutner is one ... discuss

There were so many things about the film that spoke of our own modern, dystopian culture:devastated communities and bloody annihilation of innocents. Think ISIS in Syria and Boko Haram in Nigeria  ... discuss

Manila, Philippines, Jan 16, 2015 / 02:19 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Mercedes Arrastia Tuason, the Philippines' ambassador to the Holy See, told CNA's Antonio Gonsalves in a Jan. 15 interview she expects Po ... discuss

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

Should you choose to accept it, Zachary Gappa from the Center for a Just Society has a New Year’s challenge for pro-lifers: this new year I beg people to take some time to learn more about bioe ... discuss

Pope Francis met Filipino political leaders at the Presidential Palace in Manila.In his speech, he stressed he wants to give his support to the victims of typhoon Haiyan, adding that he admires them f ... discuss

By Mark S. Latkovic, S.T.D. Humanae Vitae’s (HV) pro-natal message arrived, as discussed in part one of this series, in an increasingly anti-humanistic culture already fast abandoning the longstandi ... discuss

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

Or why I can't take feminists seriously...Ann Kumar at RH Reality Check:At the heart of abortion stigma is a set of beliefs about gender: beliefs that all women must become mothers, that female sexual ... discuss

The case of a Winnipeg man accused of leaving his fallen, elderly mother on the floor of her home where she then died is a “horrifying” example of why a process is needed to ensure all Canadian se ... discuss

Given the volume of condemnation following the massacres in Paris I had decided against making any comment other than short condolences on Twitter and Facebook in which I quoted Winston Churchill: “ ... discuss

I remember the day the governor of Connecticut came to visit my church. Governor Dan Malloy talked to our congregation about increasing the minimum wage and urged those without insurance to sign up fo ... discuss

By Fr. Basil Cole, O.P. What is the “good” found in these three realities of our title? In the case of all three human acts, they can manifest affection, affirmation, care, physical pleasure and b ... discuss

Colombo, Sri Lanka, Jan 13, 2015 / 10:28 pm (CNA).- Pope Francis on Jan. 14 canonized the 17th century priest Joseph Vaz during Mass at the Galle Face Green in Sri Lanka's capital of Colombo. St. Jose ... discuss

There is much on the line in the upcoming Supreme Court term, including the possibility of rulings that would nationalize gay marriage and overturn a key provision of Obamacare. For three-quarters of ... discuss

Women’s wombs are inflated with bicycle pumps. Some are paid as little as 600 rupees – about $10 –  to be sterilized. Some see – and feel – doctors pull shreds of their organs from thei ... discuss

This article was first published in Advocate Daily.By Hugh Scher, legal council - Euthanasia Prevention CoalitionThe case of a Winnipeg man accused of leaving his fallen, elderly mother on the floor o ... discuss

It was Spring, 2010. I was at Pasadena City College with Justice for All. I was standing inside the barricades protecting the large 18-foot-tall pro-life display. It was a quiet hour on campus. Most s ... discuss

By Patrick J. Buchanan Western media are declaring the million-man march in Paris, where world leaders paraded down Boulevard Voltaire in solidarity with France, a victory over terrorism. Isn’t it ... discuss

Colombo, Sri Lanka, Jan 13, 2015 / 06:38 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In an oft-repeated message to interreligious groups, Pope Francis stressed again that believers must unite in condemning violence and insi ... discuss

By Catherine Mendenhall-Baugh Living in Oregon, we like to refer to our state as “God’s Country” because the scenic landscape suggests that only God could have created so much beauty. Oregon is ... discuss

So. In the next few essay’s I’m going to begin a small series commenting on my reading the book (of essays coincidentally enough) by Christos Yannaras titled “The Meaning of Reality: ... discuss

Change of plans. I was going to write about Mr Yannaras next essay. But on reflection I ended my remarks on his essay prematurely last night. What were some of the points he made (discussion below the ... discuss

Republican members of Congress have already introduced a bill to ban abortions after 20 weeks and leading pro-life groups are moving quickly to rally pro-life people around the ban in advance of a vot ... discuss

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

I just finished reading the statement That They May Have Life which is a very impressive, and timely statement that come from Evangelicals and Catholics Together. It was published in the October editi ... discuss

A majority of Britons may support the Bill, but that's also true of the death penaltyI was going through past articles from and I came across this article that was originally published in the Independ ... discuss

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 “Another attack in the name of religion,” I heard someone say after the vicious and vile Wednesday assault on the offices of French magazine Charlie Hebdo. And there is a huge problem with “re ... discuss

Aside from the three Muslim men who perpetrated the deadliest terror attack in France since 1961, there are some other individuals complicit in the Wednesday massacre. They have names such as Hollande ... discuss

With Rights Come ResponsibilitiesNothing, of course, can justify the murderous attack on the magazine in Paris. Christians have seen the same type of blasphemous material, e.g., a crucifix immersed in ... discuss

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

This article was published on the National Review Online on January 9, 2015.BWesley Smithy Wesley SmithI am often asked for interviews by students who are writing papers about the assisted suicide iss ... discuss

By Patrick J. Buchanan The massacre in Paris of the staff of the satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo was an act of terrorism, but also a successful act of war in the clash of civilizations between Islami ... discuss

Here are a few new Kindle deals: Schaeffer on the Christian Life by William Edgar and Warfield on the Christian Life by Fred Zaspel ($3.99 each) round out the series that went on sale on Monda ... discuss

Pope Francis Praises Loving Witness of Mothers Even after an abortion, the love for your child endures Aleteia: Theresa Bonopartis 1/9/15   Mothers are the strongest antidote to the spread of ... discuss

By:  Susan Jones read more ... discuss

Here are a few new Kindle deals: Schaeffer on the Christian Life by William Edgar and Warfield on the Christian Life by Fred Zaspel ($3.99 each) round out the series that went on sale on Monda ... discuss

This is an edited transcript of The Briefing podcast from early Thursday morning, January 8, 2015. The war on terror took on a savage new face yesterday when two gunmen entered the headquarters of a ... discuss

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

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

Good for Bishop Tobin. I can’t stand pro-abortion politicians using the presence of bishops as an imprimatur for their pro-death politics. Roman Catholic Bishop Thomas J. Tobin said Monday he re ... discuss

Brethren, Peace be with you.Today's Islamo-fascist terrorist attack in Paris, France must remind us that vigilance for the defense of liberty is no vice, but a virtue. However, the virtue will soon be ... discuss

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Over the weekend I did receive a formal written invitation to the Inauguration, the courtesy of which I appreciated. as previously announced I will be offering Holy Mass at the Cathedral at that same ... discuss

New York City, N.Y., Jan 6, 2015 / 05:15 pm (National Catholic Register).- Mario Cuomo, the three-time governor of New York who sought to justify Catholic lawmakers’ tolerance of abortion rights ... discuss

Pro-life members of Congress today introduced legislation in the House of Representatives that bans abortions from after 20-weeks of pregnancy up to the day of birth. With Republicans controlling both ... discuss

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

Last week, I received an email query that is worth sharing. It comes from a young woman who says she believes abortion is murder but came across an online argument for abortion that she had a hard ti ... discuss

Last week, I received an email query that is worth sharing. It comes from a young woman who says she believes abortion is murder but came across an online argument for abortion that she had a hard ti ... discuss

One of the secular left’s latest windmills at which to tilt is America’s fanciful “rape culture.” There is a universal ethos of violence against women, as they imagine it, that stems from a mi ... discuss

Personhood is a shift back to a Christ-centered view on the sanctity of life and all dignity of life issues. We begin with a recognition of the dignity of the human person at all stages of developmen ... discuss

STATEMENT FROM MPP JACK MACLAREN: SEX EDUCATION FOR YOUNG CHILDREN - Refreshingly succinct.Global Warming and Pagan Emptiness. An interview with Cardinal Pell. I love that Cardinal.North Korea Publi ... discuss

This article was published on the Protection of Conscience Project blog on January 6.By Sean Murphy, the administrator of the Protection of Conscience Project.A bill has been introduced in the Canadia ... discuss

The College Council of the Ontario College of Physicians and Surgeons is seeking input during an “external consultation” on a draft policy that would force doctors to do abortions and vasectomies ... discuss

College of Physicians, please stand up for religious minorities By Faye Sonier Editor’s note. Dr. Gabel is Member of Council and Past President of ... discuss

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

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

Two quick links to stories that are all about the Incarnation (remember we're not done with Christmas yet) because they are about family: the art of marriage and the many loving ways mothers and babie ... discuss

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

Mike Huckabee, the pro-life former Arkansas governor and Republican presidential candidate is reportedly eying another bid for the GOP nomination for president. Huckabee, should he decide to run, woul ... discuss

This reflection is taken from my book, Pro-Life Reflections for Every Day, which is available for purchase at: ProLifeReflectionsForEveryDay.org “The height of arbitrariness and injustice is r ... discuss

Clarifying Our Terms for 2015 - Aleteia div> ... discuss

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

By Don DeMarco, Ph. D. America, over the last 200 years or so, has accustomed itself to several different philosophies that, in one time or another, crested in popularity and then receded. While these ... discuss

by Dr. Ron Paul: Since New Year’s is traditionally a time for resolutions, and since the new Congress convenes this week, I thought I would suggest some New Year’s resolutions for Congress:1) Brin ... discuss

“If not for my faith, I would be barely human.” That was the answer English writer Evelyn Waugh gave when asked, as all Christians will be at some point, how he could call himself a Christian give ... discuss

Pragmatism is seen as one of the highest virtues in politics and government. Unfortunately, a moral standard (and defined truth) is ultimately defeated by the truly pragmatic. So don't be surprised wh ... discuss

Princeton's Robert George has a clear and cogent summary of attitudes Catholics should have toward ANY encyclical on any topic, including this calm and wise introduction:It seems that virtually nobody ... discuss

Talking about abortion….truthfully By Dave Andrusko Christine FlowersAll I can say is, “Wow!” In a mere 486 words, Christine Flowers wrote o ... discuss

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

By: T F SternWhat’s a locksmith? The Moral Liberal I am a big fan of Sci-fi writer Ray Bradbury’s story, “Fahrenheit 451″. He took me to see the future, a future where firemen didn’t put out ... discuss

  Study human history sufficiently and you will soon see that the majority of governing entities have been what could be called autocracies, monarchies or oligarchies, with many, if not most exh ... discuss

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

“Without the Church, Jesus Christ ends up as an idea, a moral teaching, a feeling. Without the Church, our relationship with Christ would be at the mercy of our imagination, our interpretations, ... discuss

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

Forgiveness not met by regret implies subjugation.   The practical use of history is its distorted exploitation. This abuse accompanies the following discourse about the present.   Perceived ... discuss

Being grateful for the successes of 2014  and setting aside the disappointments of 2014 while not ignoring the continual hardships levied on the American people by oppressive and burdensome gover ... discuss

Another year, another retrospective, and thanks to Wikipedia for refreshing my recollection:January1: Marijuana stores open in Colorado.3: A deadly winter storm hits the northeastern United States.9: ... discuss

Alan Caruba, Contributing Author: At the end of every year it is customary to offer up lists of all kinds—the best this, the worst that—and it is a brief, generally amusing exercise.I don’t usua ... discuss

It had the makings of a great and inspirational movie until the final scene. Two fearless Scottish midwives take on the government bureaucracy of the National Health Service and the powerful hospital ... discuss

This is important.  Please pray for Mary Wagner and help spread this story - and send Mary a Christmas Card! From our friend at LifeSiteNews.com:Mary Wagner arrested again in Toronto while speaki ... discuss

In a year that saw assisted suicide advocates be applauded by the press, Pope Francis made some poignant commentary about the sanctity of life in his message for the World Day of the Sick, reminding t ... discuss

Maternal love as an argument against abortion Admitting that abortion is ever acceptable is incompatible with unconditional maternal loveBy Paul Stark ... discuss

The uncle of Brittany Maynard, the terminally ill cancer patient who committed suicide in November, has spoken out about his niece’s decision. In an interview with ABC News, Holmes admitted that he ... discuss

New Year’s Resolutions tend towards the personal: lose weight, take up a hobby, spend more time with the family, get up earlier, read great books, etc. But this new year I beg people to take some ti ... discuss

This reflection is taken from my book, Pro-Life Reflections for Every Day, which is available for purchase at: ProLifeReflectionsForEveryDay.org “With the Lord …a thousand years are like ... discuss

P.S. Your Excellency: Could any of our grandparents have imagined that - by the dawn of 2015 - it would be routine for Catholic hospitals to be overwhelmingly staffed by OBGYNs who are NOT NFP-only?&n ... discuss

  Henrique RaposoExpresso, 2014.12.27É confrangedor comparar as séries e livros infantis dos anos 80 com as séries e filmes dos anos 2010. Quando é que passámos a assumir que as crianç ... discuss

One day in August 2012, an e-mail popped into my inbox from Father Josef (Joe) Hegglin, M.S.C., a Swiss German Missionary of the Sacred Heart working in Nitra, Slovakia. He wrote:During the last 9 yea ... discuss

On a recent visit to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum's exhibit on collaboration and complicity in the Holocaust, "Some Were Neighbors," I saw a sign at the entrance bearing a arresting qu ... discuss

Source: Catholic AnswersFundamentalists are sometimes horrified when the Virgin Mary is referred to as the Mother of God. However, their reaction often rests upon a misapprehension of not only what ... discuss

You know things are getting pretty bad when a libertarian atheist devoté of Ayn Rand links arms (albeit grudgingly) with conservative religious types. That’s just what Robert Tracinski does in his ... discuss

Newsweek magazine decided to greet the start of 2015 with a massive cover story on the Bible. For decades now, major newsmagazines have tended to feature cover articles timed for Christmas and Easter, ... discuss

This morning, I spoke during Mass in the parish church of St Theresa of the Child Jesus, in north west London, about the Extraordinary Synod on the Family in Rome last October. Interestingly, my talk ... discuss

Strange, isn't it? Each man's life touches so many other lives. When he isn't around he leaves an awful hole, doesn't he?"My thirteen year old son Anthony asked to watch "It's a Wonderful Life" the ot ... discuss

  Judge says abortion makes incest acceptable  Nancy Flanders It stands to reason that if abortion is viewed as morally and legally correct, other immo ... discuss

  The end of human rights?Murray Vasser According to a recent report by Reuters, a court in Argentina has ruled that Sandra, an orangutan living in a Buenos Ai ... discuss

The North Carolina Attorney General will appeal a federal appeals court’s ruling striking down a North Carolina law allowing women a chance to see an ultrasound of their unborn child before an a ... discuss

Christianity does not simply ask followers to respect life, nor does it insist they denounce the everyday sins of humanity. Truly devout living compels us to actively defend the right to life, which i ... discuss

December 1936: “Christmas dinner in home of Earl Pauley near Smithfield, Iowa. Dinner consisted of potatoes, cabbage and pie.” Photograph by Russell Lee for the Farm Security Administratio ... discuss

Purity ring. (Photo source: JamesMarner.com)There are three posts you should read: “Christians, Stop Staying Pure Till [sic] Marriage” by Sarah (last name unknown), “I Didn’t Wait For My Futur ... discuss

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

Patrick L. Boothby Patrick L. Booth. Contributing Author: My wife and I mentor 4th grade at Blue Eye elementary. In the classroom where we mentor, more than 1/2 the children come from broken homes whe ... 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

The final report of last October's family synod at the Vatican is seriously flawed and contains grave omissions which represent a serious danger to our families, to the sanctity of human life, and to ... 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

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

This 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

During a radio interview with The Gospel Station Network headquartered in Oklahoma, International Christian broadcaster and journalist, Earl Cox, said that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu' ... discuss

Silver Spring, Md., Dec 18, 2014 / 12:04 am (CNA/EWTN News).- William E. May, a professor who retracted his one-time dissent from Humanae vitae and became an influential pro-life teacher and defender ... discuss

It seems that the strongest base of support on the Left and on the Right is rallying around two true believers in their respective ideologies. Which way would America choose if she was given two “ ... 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

William E. May, moral theologian and UFL member, has died at the age of 87. He was a long-time professor at the John Paul II Institute for Studies on Marriage and Family at The Catholic University of ... discuss

Fifty years ago doctors were prohibited by the Hippocratic Oath–and most laws–from assisted suicide and abortion.Now, we see the opening stanzas of forcing doctors, nurses, pharmacists, and other ... discuss

I've seen folks trying to defend the use of torture - I view euphemisms like "enhanced interrogation techniques" as akin to referring to abortion as "reproductive health," or unborn children as " ... 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

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

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

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

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

 “Rethinking the abortion issue” yet still blaming the Victim Editor’s note. This is excerpted from an editorial that ran in National Right to Life News sometime ago. But nothin ... discuss

Governor Jerry Brown has a controversial  bill on his desk awaiting his response. SB48, according to Equality California (a group which favors this legislation) will:... amend the Education Code ... discuss

The following excerpt from The Well and the Shallows was posted today at the American Chesterton Society, and I enjoyed it so much I am shamelessly re-posting the entire thing here.(Photo Source)I hop ... discuss

Below is from Snopes.com is wrong about the center of the Bible part 2. I thought I would log this down as some interesting facts about most all versions of the Protestant Christian Bible.First, let ... discuss

Image: dfbThere will be much navel-gazing on the right over the coming months as the analysis of the exit polls begins and a new strategy will be formed, much like what the Democrats did in 2004. And ... discuss

[T]he purpose of a system is what it does. This is a basic dictum. It stands for bald fact, which makes a better starting point in seeking understanding than the familiar attributions of good intentio ... discuss

I may be coming to the conclusion that going over the so-called fiscal cliff could be the right thing to do, not for the strategic political advantage some may see, but as a reasonable, practical step ... discuss

Recently a number of letters have been sent to the Holy See, some of them from prominent figures in political and ecclesial life, explaining the confusion that has been created in various countries, e ... discuss

With the Patrick Kennedy Communion flap and the recent action of the Bishops of Spain having opened up the issue of denying communion to pro-abortion politicians, it is worthwhile to review the p ... discuss

The always erudite Wretchard quotes Andrew Sullivan and then goes on to note something interesting. First, Sullivan: a follower of Opus Dei, Ruth Kelly, is now the Equality Minister in the Blair cabin ... discuss

Here's romp through three articles that take on the subject of human happiness - and why Liberal notions of what that is will make you miserable. First, this WAPO review looks at a new book on Bened ... discuss




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