Topic: moral

I know my headline is a bit provocative, but there is a point. A bill has been filed in Vermont for presumed consent to organ donation, and it would grant an explicit ownership interest in the organs ... discuss

By Marissa Poulson, Senior Web Writer Everyone in business knows the benefits of a referral. You provide goods or a service to a customer and if they have a positive experience, they go and tell thei ... discuss

Asunción, Paraguay, Feb 26, 2015 / 12:00 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Archbishop Edmundo Valenzeula of Asuncion, Paraguay is demanding that U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki Moon – who is visiting the ... 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

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

by Jim Mullen, Contributing Author:  Our Republic has suffered from nearly every form of scallywag, thief, liar, and wannabe dictator serving or disserving in the Oval Office. On the other hand, ... discuss

“This effort will more permanently protect taxpayers from subsidizing abortionists through use of healthcare funds,” said AUL Action’s Dr. Charmaine Yoest. WASHINGTON, D.C. (02-26-15 ... discuss

This past Monday marked the 70th anniversary of Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima, the most famous photograph in U.S. military history and one of the greatest photographs of all time. As is generally known ... discuss

Click here to subscribe to the Social Conservative Review Theologian David Wells has written of “the extraordinary bombardment … that goes on every day from a thousand different sources ... discuss

“Every child a wanted child.” It is one of the pro-abortion forces most common slogans because it sounds so soft and loving yet it’s logical conclusion is as cold and ruthless as...well, as an a ... discuss

In the wake of Canada's Supreme Court decision to strike down the nation's laws prohibiting physician assisted suicide, I write to Canada's Prime Minister asking that conscience legislation be put in ... 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

It's not easy swimming against the tide. I am sorry to admit that "pro-life activist" is not always my first response to the cocktail party question. And standing by your belief in man-woman marriage ... discuss

1. MYTH: Abortion is safe. REALITY: Abortion clinics have been discovered blatantly lying to women about the real risks of abortion. Planned Parenthood clinics have been caught on tape telling women ... discuss

Last year, Richard Dawkins caused worldwide controversy suggesting that parents of babies with Down Syndrome should “abort them and try again.” He the doubled down on those comments and said abort ... 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

La tarde del martes 24 de febrero de 2015 (hora de Roma) la Secretaría de Relaciones Exteriores de México difundía un comunicado de prensa a propósito de la tensión entre el gobierno mexicano y e ... discuss

In a new article on Lancaster Online, writer Liliane Stern argues that abortion is good for society because it prevents infanticide. She writes, “In the United States, the infanticide rate during th ... discuss

by Alan Caruba, Contributing Author: Something very unpleasant is occurring in America. Those who have a strong religious faith are being denied the right to say “no” based on its teachings and v ... discuss

Some Christians wish they attended a church where the pastor or priest took a more outspoken stance against abortion. While sermons or homilies may touch on pro-life issues from time to time — or no ... discuss

Today we commerate the feast of Blessed Thomas Mary Fusco, who was beatified in 2001 as a model of holiness for priests. He was dedicated to his priestly ministry, preaching spiritual retreats and mis ... discuss

By Don DeMarco, Ph. D. Planned Parenthood in the United State has reported performing 327,654 abortions during the fiscal year of 2014. This amounts to 37 abortions per hour, or an average of slightly ... discuss

The Huffington Post is at it again— defending abortion-on-demand and sharing about all the “positive” ways abortion impacts women. In 2014, the Huffington Post shared a video of a woman from Sco ... 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

How can a country fight to prevent suicide with one hand and endorse it with the other? That is the question facing Canadians after the Supreme Court’s unanimous decision striking down the total ban ... discuss

It seems that one of the biggest events in confirmation preparation in this country is the letters of support to be given to the confirmation candidates during their mandatory retreats.I have three su ... 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

I should note here that I am unequivocally, adamantly pro-choice. But I’ve never reacted with outrage at people who are anti-abortion. Unlike those who, say, oppose gay marriage, I don’t t ... 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

Brian Fisher, Online for Life: We are told by the media and our culture today that abortion is a woman’s issue and men should stay out of the debate. After all, abortion on demand empowers women, g ... discuss

When I was a child there was a great program about Robin Hood on television. It ran from 1955 to 1960. How I loved that hero and his devotion to Richard the Lion-Hearted who was fighting in the Crusad ... discuss

by Fr. Tom CollinsThe Temptation of Christ: 12th century mosaic at St. Mark's basilicaIn Mark's Gospel, we read of Jesus encounter with the devil in the desert immediately after His baptism in the Jor ... discuss

En noviembre de 2013 recibí el primer mail: una persona de nombre José Luis Quijada me escribió para advertirme que mi blog enlazaba a webs de organizaciones tapaderas de un grupo secreto llamado " ... discuss

First Reading: Genesis 9:8-15Psalm 25:4-6,7-9Second Reading: 1 Peter 3:18-22Gospel: Mark 1:12-15In the first reading, God makes a covenant with every mortal being on earth through Noah: “Never again ... discuss

Rome, Italy, Feb 21, 2015 / 04:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The “difficult” sister of St. Therese of Lisieux is on the road to sainthood, a reminder – according to her postulator – ... discuss

Dr. Jack Willke, who was often considered the father of the modern-day pro-life movement, has passed away. A medical doctor by trade, Willke, along with his late wife Barbara, crisscrossed the nation ... discuss

This column likes to assert that the threat to our way of life does not reflect the muscles of its enemy. Materially, the challenger is too backward to upset the world order. This applies, whether th ... discuss

by Kelli What we believe about who God is and how God creates doesn’t leave room for political or moral neutrality on abortion. t at the Christian landscape and our culture today and I’m ... 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

 Why abortion is not a “reproductive right” By Jonathon Van Maren This week, my colleagues and volunteers and I are at the University ... discuss

The latest Stoplight video is very illustrative of a key principle that keeps any society healthy. The laws and moral principles that good people promote--the kind that have made America the most free ... 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

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

This week, my colleagues and volunteers and I are at the University of Central Florida, debating university students on abortion and making the case, through conversational apologetics and abortion vi ... discuss

    Gabriele Kuby  Genderism – a new ideology destroying the family Editor’s Note: The following address by German author and social commentator Gabriele Kuby was delivered ... discuss

By Don HutchinsonWe have a compass on the dashboard of our Jeep. It’s a good old-fashioned oil filled ball compass. I stuck it there shortly after we moved from Toronto to Ottawa because my “perso ... discuss

By Fr. Basil Cole, O.P. As Lent, the collective penitential season, is upon us, Catholics often wonder why penance is so important if confession forgives sin. Usually in the confessional, a priest giv ... discuss

  From: bham Sent: Monday, February 02, 2015 Subject: A Tale of the Sea   ... discuss

A pro-ISIS demonstration in Mosul (PA) From The Catholic Herald (UK) By Father Alexander Lucie-SmithThe murdered Copts are victims of a theological and intellectual caricature that we must wake up ... discuss

In our Founding Father’s day, the practice of virtue was a crown of honor, not a bigot’s badge of shame. Just look what we as a nation have become today! We are a nation of godless, narcissistic, ... discuss

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TweetBy Jonathon Van MarenThis week, my colleagues and volunteers and I are at the University of Central Florida, debating university students on abortion and making the case, through conversational a ... discuss

  10 abortion myths that need to be debunked   Kristi Burton Brown  1. MYTH: Abortion is safe. REALITY: Abortion clinics have be ... discuss

Shillong, India, Feb 16, 2015 / 09:09 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The Indian Catechetical Association held its ninth annual convention last week to evaluate the central challenges to both the evangelization ... discuss

The following is a letter from Ohio Right to Life president Mike Gonidakis to the Columbus Dispatch newspaper: Friday’s Dispatch editorial ” Aiming at wrong target” greatly missed the ... discuss

The new-greens are anti human. Even conservation groups–a noble cause–now seethe with an unhealthy anti-humanism that is both nihilistic and destructive to the cause of better environmental pract ... discuss

We should be clear at the outset what we will be doing in this analysis. We will not simply be substituting God for those things science cannot yet explain, although it is remarkable that Genesis does ... discuss

By Mark S. Latkovic, S.T.D. This is the final article (Part VI) in a series; find Part I here, Part II here, Part III here, Part IV here and Part V here. Let us seize this moment right now and renew ... 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

Rome, Italy, Feb 15, 2015 / 05:05 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Theological giants Benedict XVI and one of his heroes – the controversial Cardinal Jean Danielou – have been hailed for illuminating ... discuss

Brian Williams is a liar. Like most in the media, Williams is also a hardcore liberal. While not all liberals are liars, lying is endemic to hardcore liberalism. It is a natural byproduct of moral rel ... discuss

We went to Mass today because of the forecast for tomorrow. Two of the readings dealt with lepers, and the deacon did a good job preaching about them.He got me thinking.We all have blemishes - moral f ... discuss

Yesterday we celebrated the birthday of Abraham Lincoln, one of the most respected and admired presidents in the history of our nation. Lincoln’s greatness lay in his deep religious faith, his s ... 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

Efficacious Vaccines don't have to be made from aborted fetal cells. Merck and other pharmaceuticals chose to do so because it's fast and cheap. Dr. Jay Carpenter explains in here. Prior to 200 ... discuss

In 2014, a Texas hospital decided not to appeal a judge’s decision to allow a husband’s bid to remove his brain-dead pregnant wife from life support, an action that would end the life of his own u ... discuss

Click here to subscribe to the Social Conservative Review This week is National Marriage Week, fitting given that the week culminates in Valentine’s Day (that’s Saturday, guys; forget at ... discuss

President's Day - February 16, 2015by Alan Caruba, Contributing Author: I won’t be around to see it, but I have little doubt that future historians and others will conclude that President Barack Hu ... discuss

As we commemorate President Abraham Lincoln’s birthday today (February 12, 1809), reflecting on his life inspires us in our work to secure comprehensive protection of human life from conception ... 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

Brethren, Peace be with you.I've read much about the "moral suffering" many saints undergo and decided to investigate what is this thing called "moral suffering." In the interest of transparency, I co ... discuss

Last week Canada’s highest court struck down the Canadian law protecting against assisting suicide. Unlike doctor-prescribed suicide laws here in the states (specifically, Oregon, Washington and Ver ... 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

*The following is a duplication of a discussion I had after receiving a question through personal email/message. I thought it might be worth sharing and mildly edited it for posting. The dia ... 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

Denver, Colo., Feb 11, 2015 / 04:02 am (CNA).- Valentine’s Day plans do not typically include domestic abuse. Yet thousands of couples are already pre-purchasing their movie tickets for “ ... 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

by Danny Lemieux – One of the fundamental problems in our society is that we argue with one another from positions of moral parochialism: we assume that the other party shares our frames of refe ... discuss

Eugene Robinson, no social conservative, is a columnist for the Washington Post.  In his op-ed in today’s paper, he offers a thoughtful critique of President Obama’s National Day of P ... discuss

By: T F Stern The Moral Liberal Shakespeare had a line in his play, Hamlet; most are familiar with, “To be or not to be, that is the question”.  Taking considerable liberties with this, “To lie ... discuss

By Patrick J. Buchanan “A steady patriot of the world alone,“The friend of every country — but his own.”George Canning’s couplet about the Englishmen who professed love for all the world ex ... 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

Dear Drs Kahlenborn, Peck, and Severs,I suspect that the vast majority of Catholics - including faithful Catholics involved with pro life concerns - would be flabbergasted to learn that the use of pot ... 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

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

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

by Rolley Haggard: Most evangelicals, consciously or unconsciously, gauge the spiritual health of a given church or ministry at least to some extent by its emphasis on missions, which is to say, on ... discuss

By Don DeMarco, Ph. D. The expression “right to life” is best understood in the negative. It is the right of a living human being not to have his life discontinued by being killed. It does not me ... 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

Thanks Jim   Dear World, How are you? You don’t have to answer. I know. I’ve been reading the news. It’s awful. And I know you’re looking to where the world has looked for the better pa ... discuss

...what about those derived from aborted babies? It may be only remote cooperation with evil if there is no moral option available and the disease is serious, but is a Catholic required to participate ... discuss

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by Carder But in our race to find heroes and villains, we fall victim to a common and dangerous error: treating the event as entirely a matter of free choice made by independent individuals guided onl ... discuss

The ideal young man of 1902 completely abstains from liquor (because of the pervasive influence of the Temperance Movement): “How worse than foolish is that young man who would run the awful ris ... discuss

But in our race to find heroes and villains, we fall victim to a common and dangerous error: treating the event as entirely a matter of free choice made by independent individuals guided only by their ... discuss

Lent is a season of  drawing  into a deeper intimacy with Jesus. Watching sacred films during Lent is one method I use to draw closer to Christ. Here are the films I recommend watching this ... discuss

TRENT WRITES: Recently, I have discovered some disturbing things about the certain songs like the “Harlem Shake.” Apparently the foreign words in in the beginning of this song mean “ ... discuss

By Joe Kral January 22, 2015, was supposed to be a historic day. As many already know, this was the day for the annual March for Life that annually attracts hundreds of thousands of pro-lifers to the ... discuss

The following is excerpted from The world’s great sermons, Volume 08 Talmage to Knox Little, free at Amazon and at Gutenberg. “Phillips Brooks was born at Boston, Mass., in 1835, graduated ... discuss

UFL member and moral theologian Peter Colosi has been asked by the Archdiocese of Philadelphia Office for the New Evangelization to write “Homily Ideas” once a month from November, 2014 thru Augu ... discuss

We don’t tend to think of the pre-born as an “unreached people group.” One reason is that definitions of “unreached peoples” were formulated at a time when many evangelicals were divided ... discuss

I consider myself a very spiritual Christian. You see, I have this invisible rule book in my head with lists of esteemed religious rules. I pretty much obsess over them — that’s what we trul ... discuss

  Friday morning, during a discussion of President Obama’s comments from the annual prayer breakfast in Washington D.C., MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough could not contain himself. After playing Obam ... discuss

 First up is our closet Mooslime in the White House who used the National Prayer Breakfast to bash Christianity and make a moral equivalence between Islamic terrorism and the Crusades. GMAFB! The Cru ... discuss

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Technically, the hospice movement is part of the diverse coalition opposing assisted suicide. But people would be excused for being unaware of the hospice position since the organized movement has gen ... discuss

More than 500 Austrian pro-lifers solemnly marched in opposition to the country’s 40-year-old abortion decriminalization laws on January 23, in remembrance of those lost to the ravages of abortion. ... discuss

The issue of childhood vaccinations provides a rare meeting place for liberals and conservatives.There is no shortage of progressives like Robert Kennedy, Jr. who champion the ... discuss

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When Saint Pope John Paul II and his successor Francis speak relentlessly of a “culture of life,” many only hear the issue of abortion. But we are seeing through the barbarity of ISIS that a cult ... discuss

A recent study suggests that there is an epidemic of unmet need for contraception.New York even calls it "a contraception crisis".What did the study find?The researchers found that, compared with the ... discuss

The issue of childhood vaccinations provides a rare meeting place for liberals and conservatives. There is no shortage of progressives like Robert Kennedy, Jr. who champion the anti-vaccination m ... discuss

PZ Myers is at it again, this time ranting about pro-life apologist Kristan Hawkins, executive director of Students for Life of America. I've taken Myers to task before for his dishonest argumentation ... discuss

The article was published on February 5, 2015 by the Scotsman news.Calum MacKellarBy Dr Calum MacKellar, the director of research at the Scottish Council on Human BioethicsWith the Assisted Suicide (S ... discuss

13 May 2014, Leslie Fain After Alexandra G. was raped at age 13, her mother opted not to take her to a doctor or a counselor, but to an abortion clinic. “She was a child of the ’60s, vehement ... discuss

Slovakia will hold a referendum to define the family this Saturday. According to a pastoral letter disseminated by the Slovak Catholic Bishops Conference, the faithful are highly encouraged to partici ... discuss

The culture of death brooks no dissent. The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Saskatchewa​n has published a draft ethics policy that would force doctors to perform abortions on demand–and pre ... discuss

Pro-life advocate HLI Australischen leader Dietmar Fischer VIENNA, Austria — More than 500 Austrian pro-lifers solemnly marched in opposition to the country’s 40-year-old abortion decriminaliz ... discuss

Washington D.C., Feb 5, 2015 / 04:16 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Even with religious freedom provisions added, LGBT discrimination laws are unlikely to draw support from Catholic bishops because they could i ... discuss

By Stephanie Pacheco “Feminism” wears many hats. In some circles, it is the no-brainer idea that women are of equal value to men. In other places, it carries a more radical banner that advocates f ... discuss

Wednesday if the Third Week in Ordinary Time(Click here for readings)By Benedict Augustine“Endure your trials as “discipline”;God treats you as his sons.For what “son” is ... discuss

San Francisco, Calif., Feb 4, 2015 / 05:06 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The Archdiocese of San Francisco says that far from being condemnatory, the morality clauses in its new teacher handbook are meant to he ... discuss

A bill enacted under-the-radar days ago in Washington, DC could force all employers in the nation’s capital to cover abortion-on-demand in health plans, including pro-life groups and religious schoo ... discuss

Miao, India, Feb 4, 2015 / 12:04 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In the north-easternmost reaches of India, the Diocese of Miao is celebrating the bicentennial of St. John Bosco's birth by continuing his legacy ... discuss

By Mark S. Latkovic, S.T.D. This is Part V of a series; find Part I here, Part II here, Part III here, and Part IV here. So many have looked to and continue to look to the Catholic Church as a reliab ... discuss

Matthew McCusker ofSPUC and Voice of the FamilyThree members of SPUC's staff attended the Pontifical Council for the Family (PCF) conference on the Family Synod last month.They were also representing ... discuss

Dr. George Demacopoulos of Fordham University recently posted an article entitled "Orthodox Fundamentalists," on the Greek Archdiocese's website. There are a number of problems with it that I think ne ... discuss

Rome, Italy, Feb 2, 2015 / 09:51 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Saturday's election of Sergio Mattarella as Italy's president is an affirmation of the social commitment of Catholics in public policy, according ... discuss

(Recently on another website I had some discussion about “Personhood and Citizenship” with a reader named “My turn.” I will reproduce here the more probing parts of that reader ... discuss

Despite the extreme vulnerability of unborn babies and the relative ease of killing them when technologically well-equipped adults make a choice to do so, occasionally an attempt to kill one fails. As ... discuss

Let’s look at abortion in terms of problem-solving. What is the problem? Unwanted pregnancies. (Unwanted by someone – the pregnant woman often, but not always, being one of those persons.) ... discuss

I may expand on this later. Robin Marty, a pro-choice activist, has covered the recent March for Life here. The article surprised pro-choicers with its relative fairness. After making a couple of crit ... discuss

The following article was originally published in the Telegraph UK on February 2, 2015.Kevin YuillBy Kevin YuillTom Mortier never paid much attention to the discussion about voluntary death in his cou ... discuss

Vatican City, Feb 2, 2015 / 02:49 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis praised Lithuania's bishops for their courage in a nation marked by both a history of persecution against the Church as well as mode ... discuss

Amazon links are affiliate links. All listeings were free at the time I copied and pasted them to this post, but this changes sometimes. The Twenty-Fourth of June Midsummer’s Day Published in ... discuss

by Alan Caruba, Contributing Author: It is one of the great mysteries. How does Barack Obama continue to generate job approval ratings that say he’s doing a good one? On a recent weekend Rasmussen R ... discuss

"On December 8, 2013, the Feast of the Immaculate Conception, the Theological Seminary of the Immaculate Mediatrix (STIM) of the Franciscans of the Immaculate (FI) was closed by their Apostolic Commis ... discuss

Tomorrow MPs in the House of Commons will be asked to vote to make Britain the first country in the world to offer controversial ‘three-parent’ fertility treatments to families who want to avoid p ... discuss

(LiveActionNews) — How young is too young for kids to debate abortion? Edmond, Oklahoma is grappling with the question after some students came home with a controversial discussion prompt: Edm ... discuss

Even with all of the different contraceptives and abortifacients on the market today, women forget to use their birth control, think their birth control method might have failed, or were coerced into ... discuss

During WWII, Raoul Wallenberg saved many thousands of Hungarian Jews from falling into the hands of Nazis.  He did this by using his position as a Swedish diplomat to establish safe houses in Bud ... discuss

Text:  Mark 1:21-28Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.Who knows how long this evil spirit had been attending the synagogue.  Had the evil spirit been ... discuss

Washington D.C., Feb 1, 2015 / 04:01 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Even though it ended seventy years ago, the Holocaust still gives a stark and relevant warning on dehumanization and persecution today, say le ... discuss

Call it the Blizzard of Oz. The “Snowstorm of the Century” Monday was supposed to be historic. All we got was histrionics. It turned out that the real blustery wind was hot air — and the worst a ... discuss

Have you ever been just sucked into such a whirlwind that you felt you were doing good just to make sure your teeth were brushed and all the urgent things of life tended to? Like you were on a wild ri ... discuss

Whether it's babies with handicaps or relatively healthy elderly patients, some doctors think they have the right to determine who lives and who dies. Their decisions are frequently based on "quality ... discuss

You may have heard of the measles outbreak. Reported the Associated Press on January 30: More measles cases have been found in California, health officials said Friday. Figures released by the Califo ... discuss

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

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

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

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

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

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

“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

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

“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

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

 “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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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




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