Topic: moral

It was the summer of 2011. We were visiting friends in North Carolina one weekend for a lovely wedding on the beach. Our strong-willed, opinionated and hyper-inquisitive children, a boy and two girls, ... discuss

Whatever the future may hold for Joan Rivers, who may have experienced brain damage during surgery, she will always be an exceptional human being deserving of equal rights and perceived moral value. ... discuss

by Newt Gingrich: Instead of criticizing President Barack Obama's lack of an effective national security policy as the terrorist threat of the Islamic State grows in Syria and Iraq, it might be help ... discuss

 Embryonic Stem Cell Hype Encore By Wesley J. Smith I predicted in 2013 that the company which bought Geron would restart its embryonic stem cell product human trial. Indeed, it is. I ... discuss

An Op-ed piece appear in the 28 August 2014 edition of Canada's Lorna DueckGlobe and Mail newspaper entitled "Christianity and the good death". It was written by journalist, TV show host, and devout C ... discuss

UFL member John M. Grondelski (moral theology) recently interviewed Jennifer Lahl about her three documentaries on artificial reproduction, surrogacy, artificial insemination, and egg donation. “ ... discuss

We’re told by progressives and many public educators that God, specifically the Judeo-Christian God of the Bible, has no place in the classroom. Not only, they say, is this a bad idea, but it’s a ... discuss

Moral theologian William Smith once commented that “all social engineering is preceded by verbal engineering.” In today’s 140-character Twitter world, what this means is that it is not very hard ... discuss

Prof. David Schultz writes: “When it comes to the issue of abortion, this is not a scientific issue but instead a matter first of theology and then ethics. There is no scientific answer to when life ... discuss

By EDWARD PENTIN | Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI is “smiling like he used to smile,” says Society of the Divine Word Father Vincent Twomey, a moral theologian who studied under Joseph R ... discuss

Here are some good Kindle deals: Desperate by Sarah Mae & Sally Clarkson ($0.99); Jesus > Religion by Jefferson Bethke ($0.99); The Real Face of Atheism by Ravi Zacharias ($2.99); Letters To a ... discuss

A Mexican wave of moral indignation swept through the chattering class this month when the hypothesis was raised of a link between abortion and breast cancer.  We heard, in shrill tones, that cla ... discuss

This article was originally published on August 24, 2014 on the Not Dead Yet website.Stephen DrakeBy Stephen Drake, Research Analyst with Not Dead Yet USAThe sudden emergence of suicide prevention org ... discuss

I predicted in 2013 that the company which bought Geron would restart its embryonic stem cell product human trial. Indeed, it is.I could also have predicted the media would hype it to the moon. A ... discuss

I predicted in 2013 that the company which bought Geron would restart its embryonic stem cell product human trial. Indeed, it is. I could also have predicted the media would hype it to the moon. And ... discuss

NEW YORK, NY — In a hard-hitting series of essays currently being released in preparation for the midterm elections, Fr. Frank Pavone, National Director of Priests for Life, takes aim at the se ... discuss

Mark Litke hyped the “population explosion – what some are calling a crisis” in the Philippines on Sunday’s PBS NewsHour Weekend, and played up how poor “families in AsiaR ... discuss

  Watching the Pro-Abortion Movement splinter apart By Dave Andrusko Carter EskewWith great interest and amusement we’ve written abou ... discuss

28 August AD 430 Saint Augustine was one of the greatest of the Latin church fathers and was among the most significant influences in the formation of Western Christianity, including Lutheranism. He w ... discuss

By: Dr Kevin Fitzpatrick - Not Dead Yet UK and Director of EPC - Europe.Dr Kevin FitzpatrickPeople in Belgium more or less ‘go along’ with the idea of euthanasia, even as the practice of euthanasi ... discuss

Pro-Choice Student: Are you still pro-life in cases of rape? Nick: Yes, I don’t see the crimes of a father as justification for abortion. Pro-Choice Student: The kid is just going to be a painful re ... discuss

Planned Parenthood abortion business officials in Ohio are looking for volunteers to pray at a pryer event. No, Planned Parenthood is not asking people to pray for an end to abortion in the way pro-li ... discuss

Paul Knoepfler is a stem cell researcher in California. His work focuses on the reasons pluripotent stem cells (both induced and embryonic) form tumors. He is also a writer and a blogger which is unus ... discuss

Dr. Bill Smith, Editor:  Get your favorite refreshment and digest read this "meat and potatoes" digest by Nelson Heltberg.  It is indeed time for the establishment of a "Proper Foreign Polic ... discuss

Paul Knoepfler is a stem cell researcher in California. His work focuses on the reasons pluripotent stem cells (both induced and embryonic) form tumors. He is also a writer and a blogger which is ... discuss

Wednesday of the Twenty-First Week in Ordinary time(Click here for readings)By BENEDICT AUGUSTINE“Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, you hypocrites.You are like whitewashed tombs, which appear b ... discuss

Richard Dawkins created a firestorm last week when he responded to one of his regular followers on Twitter who said she didn’t know what she would do if she found out she was pregnant with a child w ... discuss

 Send Your Ice Bucket Challenge Donation to Ethical, Successful Adult Stem Cell Research By David Prentice You’ve probably heard of it by now, the Ice Bucket Challenge. Those challe ... discuss

 Push to Make Suicide Easier Will Never Stop By Wesley J. Smith Dignitas in SwitzerlandHere’s the advocacy con advanced by suicide promoters in the UK to bludgeon Parliament into leg ... discuss

 Willie Parker’s “Abortion Ministry” By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. This article appears in the August issue of National Right to Life News. The edition can be read in its en ... discuss

It’s official. Like Belgium, The Netherlands has completely lost any sense of respect for the law and has leapt, lemming like off the moral cliff. Dutch news is reporting on the euthanasia deat ... discuss

 PBS to air “After Tiller” documentary that glorifies third-trimester abortion “providers” By Dave Andrusko National Right to Life News Today has posted a flock of stories abo ... discuss

Richard Dawkins created a firestorm last week when he responded to one of his regular followers on Twitter who said she didn’t know what she would do if she found out she was pregnant with a chi ... discuss

Louisa learned to keep her opinions to herself.  John Quincy severely warned her never to criticize him, especially about his clothes.  Years later, she wrote that "hanging and marriage were ... discuss

Sacramento, Calif., Aug 26, 2014 / 03:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Amid backlash from religious liberty and education advocates, Calif. Gov. Jerry Brown's administration has ordered abortion coverage in he ... discuss

This article will be a continuation of my previous article, which you can read here. Richard Dawkins recently sent a barbaric tweet regarding his belief that it would be immoral not to abort an unborn ... discuss

My previous post "INCLUDING PEOPLE WITH DOWNS" Richard Dawkinsreferred to Richard Dawkins' disgusting and bigoted comments that mother's carrying a Downs baby have a moral responsibility to abort the ... discuss

by David C. Reardon, Ph.D. The idea that “abortion is an act of despair” is one of the key points I have always tried to stress in my writing and speaking engagements. Despair is not only the dr ... discuss

Yesterday, North Carolina Right to Life, the state’s oldest and largest pro-life organization, endorsed North Carolina House Speaker Thom Tillis for the U.S. Senate. With its endorsement, North ... discuss

 California Forces Catholic Universities to Cover All Abortion By Wesley J. Smith Pro-Abortion California Gov. Jerry BrownI told you this was coming. Now, Jerry Brown has decided to fo ... discuss

New York City, N.Y., Aug 26, 2014 / 12:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The leader of the World Jewish Congress slammed global apathy to persecution of Christians in the Middle East and other parts of the worl ... discuss

G’day, hump day (of my 15 day workweek) is over. More grist for the Ferguson discussion. Here too. Some silliness. Signs like this are pertinent, when people who accidentally do this roam ... discuss

by Alan Caruba, Contributing Author: On the home page of the Communist Party USA it says “A better and peaceful world is possible—a world where people and nature come before profits. That’s soc ... discuss

The times they are-changing!   A Message From A Former Muslim To the Infidels of the West: We Will Fight the Infidel to Death. – Meanwhile American laws will protect us. – Democrats and Left ... discuss

by Ralph Benko, Contributing Author: This month we observe the 40th anniversary of the resignation, under threat of imminent impeachment, of President Richard M. Nixon. Nixon aide and loyalist Pat ... discuss

Here’s the advocacy con advanced by suicide promoters in the UK to bludgeon Parliament into legalizing doctor-prescribed death. First, get the media to publish pro-suicide stories of Brits flying to ... discuss

Vatican City, Aug 25, 2014 / 12:08 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Though the Church and others are doing much to help Ebola victims, “extraordinary measures” are needed to halt the epidemic, a Vatic ... discuss

Twenty-First Sunday in Ordinary Time(Click here for readings)Jesus asked his disciples, "Who do people say that the Son of Man is?"The answer to this question makes all the difference in your life.You ... discuss

Monday of the Twenty-first Week in Ordinary Time(Click here for readings)By KATIE GROSS"Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, you hypocrites.You lock the Kingdom of heaven before men.You do not enter you ... discuss

On Friday, the Obama administration revised the HHS mandate rules — the first revision since losing to Hobby Lobby at the Supreme Court. The revisions provide no relief from the mandate and esse ... discuss

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Originally published in The Post-Abortion Review 3(2) Spring 1995. Copyright 1995 Elliot Institute, this 3 part article by David C. Reardon, Ph.D., is still one of my favorite series of articles on ab ... discuss

Psalm 118: Commentary, by St. Theophan the Recluse; trans. Archpriest Gleb Wleskov; edited by Seraphim Englehardt.Psalm 118 (119 in Protestant Bibles) is the longest chapter of the Bible, and is a uni ... discuss

By Peter Kwasniewski, Ph.D. Back in 1997, I was browsing a bookshop and came upon a book that truly shocked and horrified me. A feminist theologian had written a book wherein she argued that the two g ... discuss

Text:  Matthew 16:13-20Grace and peace to you from God our Father and the Lord T Jesus Christ.  Amen.Jesus was coming into the region of Caesarea Philippi.  It was a region that had roy ... discuss

edited repost A few years ago I wrote a post titled The Disappearance of the Disabled. We linked to the post Eradicating the Disabled, by Wilfred McClay. It was a brilliant piece of writing. Wilfred n ... discuss

Dome of the Cathedral Basilica of St. Louis   Photo copyright Jean M. HeimannWelcome to Sunday Snippets – A Catholic Carnival, where a group of Catholic bloggers meet up at RAnn's blo ... discuss

Listening to the voices of Americans. The below was in the comments section of a post at American Digest -The Coward-in-Chief John A. Fleming: masters and minions are just waiting for the golpe now ... discuss

The following is the conclusion of Pope Paul VI's encyclical on human life:Let it be considered also that a dangerous weapon would thus be placed in the hands of those public authorities who take no ... discuss

After losing to Hobby Lobby at the Supreme Court in a case about whether certain businesses who object to paying for abortion-causing drugs for their employees must follow the HHS mandate, the Oba ... discuss

 by Rick Manning: President Obama has officially become the laughingstock of the world, happily ensconced in the wonderland of Martha’s Vineyard on one of his many vacations, while a junior var ... discuss

WASHINGTON, D.C. (08-22-14) – Americans United for Life President and CEO Dr. Charmaine Yoest said that the “new” HHS mandate announced today continues to violate American conscience ... discuss

I told you this was coming. Now, Jerry Brown has decided to force two Catholic universities to cover abortion in their health insurance. From the San Francisco Chronicle story: Gov. Jerry Brown’s ad ... discuss

Vatican City, Aug 22, 2014 / 01:19 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis has given $1 million as a personal contribution to help Christians and other religious minorities in Iraq who have been forced from ... discuss

Contact: Jeff Sagnip, 202-225-3765; chrissmith.house.gov WASHINGTON, Aug. 22, 2014 /Christian Newswire/ -- Congressman Chris Smith (NJ-04) said President Obama has resorted to coercion and massive, ... discuss

After 30 Years Late-Term Abortion Clinic Stops Surgical Abortions Killing Babies Once again proving you don’t need an abortion ban to stop abortions, a pro-life law in Ohio has successfully stopp ... discuss

What used to be called the pro-choice movement is morphing into an agenda that is enthusiastically and unabashedly, pro-abortion. Why? As I explain in my First Things biweekly column: Mendacity has it ... discuss

After losing to Hobby Lobby at the Supreme Court in a case about whether certain businesses who object to paying for abortion-causing drugs for their employees must follow the HHS mandate, the Obama a ... discuss

Oh, yeah, because it was a white teen murdered by blacks. No whites marching to protest the killing and demand the black perpetrators be brought to justice! No white looters ripping up the town Fergus ... discuss

Also saved in OneNote The Department of Health and Human Services issued on Friday new rules regarding its contraception mandate, which address both non-profits and closely held for-profit entities. ... discuss

Washington D.C., Aug 22, 2014 / 10:33 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Department of Health and Human Services issued on Friday new rules regarding its contraception mandate, which address both non-profits an ... discuss

Sarah Palin Blasts Richard Dawkins on Aborting Kid ... discuss

The Moral Problem with the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge UPDATED! div> ... discuss

Former Alaska governor and vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin took Richard Dawkins to task after he created an international controversy with his comments saying parents of unborn children diagno ... discuss

Moral theologian William Smith once commented that all social engineering is preceded by verbal engineering. In todays 140-character Twitter world, what this means is that it is not very hard to man ... discuss

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Richard Dawkins is no stranger to controversy. From going on a tirade regarding a woman who felt uncomfortable in a situation on an elevator at an atheist conference, to stating that mi ... discuss

Richard Dawkins, atheist author, provocateur, scientist, you must by now be well aware of the furore over your comments yesterday. Comments that it was ‘immoral’ to bring a baby with Down& ... discuss

First... it's been several months since my last post. I didn't realize it was that long!Ah, life. May involved my oldest daughter graduating from college and a trip to California for that. June saw a ... discuss

At a time when the world is debating the startling remarks from Richard Dawkins urging parents of babies with Down syndrome to have abortions, one mother of a disabled child says she has absolutely no ... discuss

From the transcript of today’s edition of The Briefing: I first addressed the issue back on August the 12th, which was then the first opportunity I had to speak to the issue. Since then I have n ... discuss

From the Independent:The limited 140 characters meant he was unable to offer his full take on the issue, which he rectifies in a lengthier format. While he wouldn’t “dream of imposing my views on ... discuss

Richards Dawkins is doubling down on his controversial comments yesterday suggesting that parents of babies with Down Syndrome should “abort them and try again.” Today, Dawkins says aborti ... discuss

Kevin Stormans faced an impossible choice: violate his conscience or do what he knew was right and lose his pharmacy business. When the Washington State Pharmacy Board required pharmacies in the stat ... discuss

Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director of the Euthanasia Prevention Coalition summarizes the peer reviewed journal article titled: Euthanasia and assisted suicide: a physician’s and ethicist ... discuss

Supposed “bioethicist” Richard Dawkins is facing intense international criticism following his comments on Twitter yesterday suggesting that babies with Down Syndrome should be aborted. Da ... discuss

Obama has appointed a lot of doozies over the years but the list does get to be quite impressive. To start with most believe that Lady Michelle and Valerie Garrett run the country. That seems to make ... discuss

Peter Singer move over. There’s a new “bioethicist” in town who has moral directives for the world: Richard Dawkins. In a Twitter rant today, Dawkins pushed the notion that it is  ... discuss

 Pro-abortionist not looking for the truth, looking for a win By Dave Andrusko The first few times I was actually hesitant (well, sort of) to write about it. By “it” I mean pro-ab ... discuss

Contact: Rev. Rusty Lee Thomas, Operation Save America, 254-715-3134 OPINION, Aug. 20, 2014 /Christian Newswire/ -- The following is submitted by Rev. Rusty Lee Thomas of Operation Save America: Si ... discuss

By Mitchell Kalpakgian, Ph.D. In Orwell’s novel Winston Smith, the protagonist, finds himself living in an inhuman world he cannot recognize as normal or natural. Aware of life in London before the ... discuss

By Wesley J Smith, originally published on his blog - August 18, 2014Wesley SmithI think it is time to start calling Peter Singer ”Professor Death.”The Princeton moral philosopher–an oxymoron in ... discuss

Last year I had an article Is Ethical Naturalism more plausible than Supernaturalism: A reply to Walter Sinnott Armstrong published in the journal Philo. In the comments section a reader asked me t ... discuss

I think it is time to start calling Peter Singer ”Professor Death.” The Princeton moral philosopher–an oxymoron in his case–is the world’s foremost proponent of infanticide. He usually use ... discuss

I really don't mean to be a killjoy. I love the fact that millions of people are engaging in the latest "Ice Bucket Challenge" to elicit donations for finding a cure for Amyotrophic Lateral Scler ... discuss

Staten Island, NY – Priests for Life today announces a special nine-week Election Novena, starting September 2, that  coincides with its other election-related efforts, including Voter Registration ... discuss

From Renew AmericaBy Stephen StoneIn his well-reasoned book in support of the movement to impeach and remove Barack Obama titled Faithless Execution: Building the Political Case for Obama's Impeachmen ... discuss

Kyiv, Ukraine, Aug 19, 2014 / 04:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The newly elected head of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church - Moscow Patriarchate must decide whether that Church can be independent from Russia, U ... discuss

Feminist Professor Who Assaulted Pro-Lifers Sentenced to Three Years Probation and Anger Management University of California Santa Barbara Professor of Feminist Studies, Mireille Miller-Young, has ... discuss

Progressive historians have taught four generations of Americans to regard the American founders with suspicion--as would-be oligarchs seeking to protect their own class and economic standing. As we ... discuss

As FLOTUS Hillary Clinton was the perpetual tag-a-long side-kick for Bill. In her mind she may have thought she was co-president but in reality her presence was more like “oh yes, and Hillary ... discuss

Most of us agree we should stand by our friends, and that we should keep our promises. However, the U.S. has a decidedly mixed record in doing this. I will look at that record, but the reason to reall ... discuss

The Sunday Outlook section of The Washington Post carried a blunt front-page headline: “Stop calling abortion a ‘difficult’ choice.” Janet Harris, a former staffer at the pro- ... discuss

The recent conflict between Israel and Hamas in the Gaza Strip has reignited debates about moral culpability, civilian casualties, and the actual history of the relationship between Israelis and Pales ... discuss

By ADELAIDE MENA/CNA/EWTN NEWS | WASHINGTON — The accidental swapping of children conceived through IVF procedures before implantation, which recently occurred in Italy, points to the mora ... discuss

Q - What is the Church's teaching on the moral and spiritual status of animals, especially after the animal's death? I am under the impression that the Church has taught that animals have no souls a ... discuss

It happens all too often that a person’s ideology and moral conscience are in deep conflict. This is exemplified in the story of Catherine Adair, who was so entrenched in her “pro-choice” philos ... discuss

For years, pro-choicers on abortion have insisted that they are not “pro abortion.” Indeed, many insisted that the decision is “difficult” and that abortion should be “safe, legal, and rare. ... discuss

(April 11, 1836-August 18, 1918) was an American Anglican priest and theologian. He spent most of his career as a professor at the University of the South in Sewanee, Tennessee. He is remembered on Au ... discuss

I participate in a forum where my local newspaper asks a group of people to comment on an issue the newspaper chooses on a rotating basis. My group of correspondents was asked what should be done abou ... discuss

“The family remains the basic unit of society and the first school in which children learn the human, spiritual and moral values which enable them to be a beacon of goodness, integrity and justice i ... discuss

There is an interesting psychological phenomenon that was identified in 1972 called "Groupthink". Wikipedia [HERE] gives us the definition:Groupthink is a psychological phenomenon that occurs within ... discuss

 Pro-abortionist foregoes the usual pretense: having an abortion is “not difficult” By Dave Andrusko We describe EMILY’s List as a wealthy pro-abortion PAC that supports only ... discuss

Well ain't that just too bad. The liberal press has helped to create a barbarian jungle in our cities where some residents use any excuse to riot and loot, and now they are the targets. Guess the chic ... discuss

This reflection is taken from my book, Pro-Life Reflections for Every Day, which is available for purchase at: ProLifeReflectionsForEveryDay.org ​“You will be doing well if you truly observe the s ... discuss

Pope Francis’ personal envoy in Iraq, Cardinal Ferdinando Filoni told Vatican Radio the displaced people he’s met during his current tour of northern Iraq are calling for immediate assista ... discuss

Our faith teaches that "children are the supreme gift of marriage and contribute to the welfare of their parents." (Humanae Vitae, Pope Paul VI, no. 9) In the consideration of having children, husba ... discuss

Washington D.C., Aug 16, 2014 / 03:01 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The accidental swapping of children conceived through IVF procedures before implantation, which recently occurred in Italy, points to the mor ... discuss

The Association Game: Is this Ukrainian more like Putin or Poroshenko? Republican water-carriers can smear the Pauls as isolationists all they want: the notion of the US as “world cop” is still ne ... discuss

An August 15 op ed in the Washington Postes the case that a common depiction of abortion by proponents plays right into pro-life hands. Janet Harris, former communications director for the pro-abortio ... discuss

A link dump just because I have lots to do today.A disturbing study of gendercide in India. In some places, the sex ratio is getting worse. It's all due to the dowry system.Queensland Maternal and Per ... discuss

Seoul, South Korea, Aug 16, 2014 / 03:33 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis told South Korea's lay leaders during his visit to the country that the modern breakdown of families should spur greater outr ... discuss

A troubling passage in Evangelii GaudiumAndrew Bieszad, a scholar on Islam, seems to believe Pope Francis is teaching error — or, at least, opiniones intolerata — about the “Ishmaelites”:For I ... discuss

By Dr Kevin Fitzpatrick - Not Dead Yet - UK.Kevin FitzpatrickIn the (British) House of Lords, another attempt to legalise assisted suicide/euthanasia was debated at 2nd reading stage July 18, 2014 thr ... discuss

At first, it looks like Utopia – war, violence, and diseases have been eliminated. Every family has a wife, husband, and children living in picturesque “dwellings” in perfectly ordered communit ... discuss

A Christian college that refused to obey the Obama administration’s HHS mandate, compelling it to pay for abortion-causing drugs for its employees, won a legal battle yesterday in its lawsuit. L ... discuss

Question: "Was the whole world actually flooded in Noah's flood, or were just parts of it flooded? Does it matter? I went back to read the story but I wonder have the translations from the Greek been ... discuss

By Jessie Tappel, M.S. The shocking events that have unfolded this week with the suicide of actor Robin Williams, have stirred up many controversial conversations on depression, mental illness and sui ... discuss

Seoul, South Korea, Aug 13, 2014 / 06:55 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- South Koreans are full of joyful anticipation at the impending arrival of Pope Francis, according to the director of the nation's new bran ... discuss

Vatican City, Aug 13, 2014 / 05:21 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The persecution of Christians and other religious minorities in Iraq and Syria by the Islamic State has pushed Vatican diplomacy to add strong c ... discuss

Iraq's most senior Christian leader has declared that the US and the EU have a moral obligation to flush out jihadist forces from the Nineveh plains and enable communities to return to their ance ... discuss

Mt 18:15-20 The Meaning of Church(Click here for readings)“If he refuses to listen to them, tell the Church.If he refuses to listen even to the Church,then treat him as you would a Gentile ... discuss

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Last Saturday in the Wall Street Journal I read about the dilemma of the European welfare state: its low fertility cannot sustain the welfare state and its anemic economy cannot offer jobs to young mi ... discuss

Austin, Texas, Aug 13, 2014 / 07:06 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Churchgoing Christians who support “gay marriage” are more likely to approve of commitment-free sexual relations, pornography, adul ... discuss

By CNA/EWTN NEWS | AUSTIN, Texas — Churchgoing Christians who support “gay marriage” are more likely to approve of commitment-free sexual relations, pornography, adultery, poly ... discuss

Growing up, the thing I looked forward to most, every week, was the broadcast of old-time radio shows from 7-11 p.m. Sunday evenings. I grew up listening to the Jack Benny Program, The Shadow, Gunsmok ... discuss

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by Ralph Benko, Contributing Author: The Federal Reserve increasingly is attracting scrutiny across the board. Now add to that a roller coaster of a thriller, using a miracle of a rare device, shin ... discuss

As most of you know, when I was nine I lost my mom to suicide. All of this discussion about Robin Williams has me kind of sad and frustrated with where we are with mental illness in this world. My h ... discuss

Columbus, Ohio, Aug 12, 2014 / 02:12 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Following the controversial botched execution of an inmate in Ohio, using a new lethal-injection mixture, a federal judge has decided to halt ... discuss

“Actual footage” of a merman… sort of: courtesy of Animal Planet. The growing trend among television producers to grind out fake documentaries has numerous worrisome implications for the surviva ... discuss

Abortion is an injustice. Pro-life people are passionate about ending it. Those are good things. But they are no excuse for name-calling. Unfortunately, some pro-lifers make really mean and nasty comm ... discuss

From the 1999 Post Abortion review of the Elliot Institute..I always found this fasinating! by Amy R. Sobie & David C. Reardon As president of the National Abortion and Reproductive Rights Acti ... discuss

Vatican City, Aug 11, 2014 / 09:35 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Amid preparations for his Aug. 14-18 trip to South Korea, Pope Francis has sent a video message greeting the people of the country and offering ... discuss

More pro-life legislation has been enacted on the state level in recent years than at any time since Roe vs. Wade, and even at the federal level, legislation has been introduced that would put the abo ... discuss

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Waiting for his dental surgery. recently when told he had another doctor appt, he said it as his sister’s turn. Mommy: Striderling, did you eat some of your sister’s dessert? Striderling, ... discuss

The media has it all wrong.  They are failing to provide accurate information so it is time it was provided to them. First of all, the world grieves for the wounded and dead Palestinians but th ... discuss

 What science tells us about the unborn By Paul Stark Before deciding how we ought to treat the unborn—a moral question—we must first be clear about what the unborn is. This is a ... discuss

Social and political philosophies have tremendous impact on one's world view. One's role in society (should individuality or community have priority), the belief of the purpose of government (to prote ... discuss

 By Mark S. Latkovic, S.T.D. In a recent America symposium, moral theologian Lisa Fullam of the Jesuit School of Theology (Santa Clara) reflects on the working document “Instrumentum Laboris” for ... discuss

At first glance, the title of this essay seems a bit absurd. An assertion that the United States and Israel are alike is rather easy to refute. They are countries of vastly different size, geography ... discuss

Now I shall endeavor to make that which is divine in me rise up to that which is divine in the universe.  ~Plotinus (last words)  I become a Christian on this date 38 years ago, August 8, 1976. ~El ... discuss

Professor Hugh Hewitt, recently published a column for Townhall.com in which he cited a statement by former Ambassador Ryan Crocker, who represented the US in Afghanistan, in which he called the prese ... discuss

There is this notion, one we hear more and more, that the Republican Party has to shed the social issues to seize the future. “Social issues are not the business of government!” says thoroughly mo ... discuss

Living in an advanced country brings privileges. Since we are used to them, these appear to be self-evident. Think of security and excellent health care. Add the role of laws to protect the citizen ev ... discuss

By PETER JESSERER SMITH | GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Sirens once more wail in Israel, and airstrikes pound Gaza once again, after Hamas refused to extend a ceasefire with Israel and resumed r ... discuss

According to the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, a 25-year-old Irish woman has been charged with hiding the body of her newborn while traveling across a remote part of Western Australia. ABC Repo ... discuss

 Inverting the Judeo-Christian ethic to make abortion “sacred”By Dave Andrusko    Last week we took a close look at a long article that appeared in Esquire Magazine title ... discuss

AND THIS CAMPAIGN-FUNDS HUSTLER WAS ALLEGEDLY A HARVARD LAW SCHOOL PROFESSOR? Straight from the sober folks at the Wall Street Journal, here’s a rational explanation of why Barack Obama often feels ... discuss

By Don DeMarco, Ph. D.  Garage sales can be very personal experiences. Oftentimes, in addition to goods being sold, there are stories to be told. And so it was, on a recent Saturday morning when I ar ... discuss

A new UN directive to promote abortion in war-torn areas went unchallenged when it was presented to member states at UN headquarters last week. The high level UN officials who presented a guidance n ... discuss

Last week we took a close look at a long article that appeared in Esquire Magazine titled “The Abortion Ministry of Willie Parker” [http://nrlc.cc/V1r6bI]. The quasi-religious overtones were not c ... discuss

New York, NY (CFAM/LifeNews) — A new UN directive to promote abortion in war-torn areas went unchallenged when it was presented to member states at UN headquarters last week. The high level UN ... discuss

For Immediate Release Media Contact: Krista Thomas – 540-622-5272 – kthomas@hli.org | www.hli.org DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania – August 6, 2014 — Emil Hagamu, regional director for Human Life I ... discuss

Two nights ago in a comments section where that same question was asked I responded: As much as "our" jihad-in-chief cares to dish out to us. said of Hussein Obama that his actions speak louder than ... discuss

In an ominous development Wednesday night, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued its highest level alert for a response to the Ebola crisis in West Africa, even as reports came in indi ... discuss

It's been reported that Pope Francis invited a Catholic delegation from North Korea to attend his Mass in South Korea and ... wait a minute, you mean there are Catholics in North Korea???Meanwhile, he ... discuss

G’day. Meta-ethics and theology. He’s got the look. (had?) Appropriate force, a suggested metric. This is not unrelated. And besides, the way Palestine wages war is designed to increa ... discuss

Picture an average Sunday morning or Sunday afternoon.  The temperature is warm or at least pleasant.  Sunshine fills the sky.  The morning's calmness is punctuated only by the transcen ... discuss

B &H has some good Kindle deals today: Perspectives on the Doctrine of God by Various ($2.99); The Lord’s Supper by Tom Schriner & Matthew Crawford ($2.99); Planting Missional Churches b ... discuss

by Gary L. Bauer, Contributing Author: While much of the following addresses U.S issues it concludes with a special alert regarding Israel alert. Poll Bad News For Dems; How Will The GOP Respond?A ne ... discuss

In the theological turmoil that followed the Second Vatican Council, the theory of the “fundamental option” is among the most pernicious developments. Fundamental option separates specific ... discuss

"PRIVATE DANCER"  (1984) was made famous by the sultry songstress Tina Turner.All the men come in these placesAnd the men are all the sameYou don't look at their facesAnd you don't ask their name ... discuss

Family Research Council/August 5, 2014 -- When the Obama administration talks about a mandate "accommodation," you can be sure the only thing they're accommodating is their radical agenda. A month af ... discuss

The price we pay when respect for the sanctity of life is lostBy Dave AndruskoI had never heard of Diane Weber Bederman until yesterday when I ran across an incredible piece she’d written that appea ... discuss

 What science tells us about the unborn By Paul Stark Before deciding how we ought to treat the unborn—a moral question—we must first be clear about what the unborn is. This is a ... discuss

By Marissa Poulson, Senior Web Writer On July 17, the Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF) claimed “victory” in a press release announcing its settlement with the Internal Revenue Service (I ... discuss

Hilary White has a very good reflection.I never had to "leave" a lifestyle, but I certainly paid for being a good Catholic. I don't want to make it sound worse than it is-- I'm very happy being Cathol ... discuss

By E. Christian Brugger This publication is the first in a collaborative series between The Cardinal Newman Society and the Culture of Life Foundation on Catholic education policy from the perspect ... discuss

 Pro-death=pro-family for abortion advocates By Dave Andrusko There is an ironclad axiom that you can count on as surely as the sun rising in the east. Responding to a criticism of t ... discuss

Pope Francis and El Gran Carnicero Rather than swinging the vote rightward on critical issues, self-styled Christians are increasingly opting for secular utopia Does it make sense to practice the Chr ... discuss

By Denise Hunnell, M.D. An article in the most recent issue of the medical journal Cancer Research details yet another study demonstrating a link between breast cancer in young women and the use of or ... discuss

Regardless of how you feel about fixing the border conflict, exploiting the lives of children as pawns is nothing more than a radical leftist Saul Alinsky tactic, to push through an agenda that our re ... discuss

WASHINGTON, D.C. (08-04-14) – “Just like the Green family of Hobby Lobby and the Hahn of Conestoga Wood, who successfully defended themselves from the coercive Obamacare anti-lif ... discuss

Last week I posted a link to this "New Yorker" piece about radical feminists vs. transgender people. Now Carl R. Trueman has a response at First Things that's well worth reading. An excerpt: "Amidst a ... discuss

By Mark S. Latkovic, S.T.D. See Part I here. What do we mean by “human dignity”? It is an admittedly hard-to-define term often used by both believers and non-believers alike in vastly different wa ... discuss

I might agree with Ron Paul on economics. I might agree with Ron Paul on wars and Wilsonian foreign policy. This below negates all of that, because what you see below is not a legitimate criticism of ... discuss

Are Democrats really throwing the “War on Women” cliché overboard?By Dave Andrusko“[Saying] ‘Republicans are waging a war on women’ actually doesn’t test very well,” said Democratic pol ... discuss

 Willie Parker’s “Abortion Ministry” By Dave Andrusko It is no coincidence that John Richardson’s story in Esquire magazine is titled, “The Abortion Ministry of Dr. Willie P ... discuss

 Are Democrats really throwing the “War on Women” cliché overboard?Share on facebookShare on twitterShare on emailShare on pinterest_shareMore Sharing Services4By Dave Andrusko“[Saying] ... discuss

 “Children’s Advocates” in Scotland ask that any assisted suicide legislation include children By Dave Andrusko Protesters gather at the March4Life in Belgium earlier this year t ... discuss

Click here to subscribe to the Social Conservative Review. Dear Friends: Our troubled culture presents no shortage of opportunities for social conservatives to take action to rebuild the family, adva ... discuss

With some exceptions, pundits and politicians alike are, for the most part, stifling meaningful discussions about impeachment, choosing instead to dwell on the electoral ramifications of impeachment r ... discuss

To: The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario Re: Review and Public Consultation of the Policy Guidelines “Physicians and the Ontario Human Right’s Code” Petition: In light of public deb ... discuss

I am not sure why so many “science” bloggers and writers want to opine on ethics. Perhaps having to be objective and purely evidence based gets boring. In this context, now comes the Evolution Blo ... discuss

I had to smile when I read that Ruth Hunt, the new chief executive of Stonewall, the homosexual lobby-group, claims to be a "practising Catholic". Perhaps she is also a meat-eating vegetarian? A liber ... discuss

O. Carter Snead of the Notre Dame Center for Ethics and Culture recently gave a talk at the National Right to Life Convention in which he discussed the way fetal pain laws can help citizens develop a ... discuss

Dear Dr. Boyle,I appreciated the courtesy of your response, but I am hard pressed to believe that you were - heretofore - unaware of the issues that I raised in my email.While you promise "to ensure t ... discuss

Rev. Mark G. Swope, Coordinator of Ethics Program and Ethicist Holy Redeemer Health System1648 Huntingdon PikeMeadowbrook, Pa 19046 mswope@holyredeemer.com Philip Boyle, Ph.D., ... discuss




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