Topic: moral

by Patrick Buchanan: On Sept. 1, 1864, Union forces under Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman, victorious at Jonesborough, burned Atlanta and began the March to the Sea where Sherman’s troops looted and ... discuss

Texas Governor Signs Bill Stopping State From Seizing Pastors’ Sermons on Moral Issues Pastors in Texas will no longer have to fear government officials showing up at their church doors. Gov. ... discuss

Beck argues that the removal of the immediate presence of death during the industrial and technological age has not only instilled a heightened fear of death, but also inflamed the manifestations of a ... discuss

For whatever reason, we are failing to be faithful to Christ and his call to proclaim the gospel when we allow Scripture to be perverted and rejected by those who claim to be our fellow believers. Giv ... discuss

Pastors in Texas will no longer have to fear government officials showing up at their church doors. Gov. Greg Abbott signed Senate Bill 24 Monday, protecting pastors from subpoenas demanding they turn ... discuss

In this preposterous telling of the story, Lewinsky was the innocent young woman tied to the train tracks by the nefarious forces at Fox News. Forget her complete lack of judgment. Forget her moral tu ... discuss

MURDER BY STARVATION - WE ARE LIVING IN DREADFUL TIMES!We’re living through a time when there seems to be something new and alarming in the news every day. Our media cycle is dominated by the dramat ... discuss

by Star Parker: Intolerance, at times exploding into violence, is spreading throughout our society. And it's coming from the political left.It's happening on college campuses. Most recently, students ... discuss

As I have written here and elsewhere, the attacks on medical conscience are proliferating, and the ground is being prepared to strip doctors, nurses, pharmacists, etc. of the ability to practice thei ... discuss

This article was published by Mercatornet on May 22.The euthanasia debate is on the front-burner in Australia, especially in the states of Victoria and Tasmania. In one of the latest salvos, ethicist ... discuss

This article was written by Wesley Smith and published on his blog on May 18, 2017Wesley SmithBy Wesley SmithOntario, Canada has passed a law formally legalizing lethal injection euthanasia. And it wi ... discuss

Q. How do I get my 3 y.o. to narrate? Narration, the kind where you ask the child to tell you back (rather than his own spontaneous retellings) doesn’t start until six. Q. If I don’t teac ... discuss

Several Missouri Catholic groups filed a lawsuit Monday challenging a St. Louis ordinance that could force them to hire abortion activists and rent to pro-abortion groups. The Catholic Archdiocese of ... discuss

We’re living through a time when there seems to be something new and alarming in the news every day. Our media cycle is dominated by the dramatic, and one consequence of this is that alarming events ... discuss

(Screen Capture)(CNSNews.com) - Only 1 percent of Americans say that America’s moral values are excellent and 77 percent say they are getting worse, ... discuss

Dr. Ron Paulby Dr. Ron Paul: Last week Attorney General Jeff Sessions ordered federal prosecutors in drug cases to seek the maximum penalty authorized by federal mandatory minimum sentencing laws. Se ... discuss

This week we have published two homilies simultaneously for the seventh Sunday in Easter. While some dioceses celebrate the Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord on Thursday, others do so on the Sund ... discuss

If there is any issue that may not be discussed, free speech is meaningless. The loss of free speech will not go away if such crucial issues of identity form an inviolable central core of those retrea ... discuss

Comey’s thesis treats Niebuhr’s writings as a kind of wisdom literature for Christian office seekers. “Every aspiring world leader,” he advised, should study “Niebuhr’s classic statement o ... discuss

An abortion advocacy group made up of Judaeo-Christian religious leaders wants the public to believe that the Bible supports their pro-abortion position. The Clergy Consultation Service on Abortion (C ... discuss

(CNSNews.com) -- In its latest annual Values and Beliefs poll, Gallup found that strong majorites of Americans are very liberal on certain moral issues, such as birth control, divorce, sex outside of ... discuss

by Kerby Anderson, Contributing Author: Seth Shostak believes this could be humanity’s last century. But don’t think he is a pessimist. He is the Director of the Search for Extraterrestrial Inte ... discuss

This article was written by Paul Russell and published on the HOPE website on May 18. Paul RussellBy Paul RussellEuphemisms have consequences.The Victorian Ministerial Advisory Panel charged by P ... discuss

“We are shifting very fast from a world where right and wrong didn’t change to a world where right and wrong are relative,” McConnell said. “We are not all on the same page when it comes to mo ... discuss

What if, a hundred years from now, the Christians who have exploded in growth and passion across the world are the ones that sought to reaffirm and embody the historic Christian teaching on sexuality ... discuss

No, Anglicanism was not borne out of the marriages of Henry the Eighth and his break with Rome. The history of Anglicanism is longer than that and Anglicans need to know the rich history that has allo ... discuss

The Victorian Ministerial Advisory Panel charged by Premier Daniel Andrews with the task of developing a safe way to kill people and to help them to suicide, released its interim report yesterday. Set ... discuss

Echoing the words of his predecessor, Blessed Pope Paul VI, about the nature of Christ and the Church He founded: "it comes as no surprise to the Church that she, no less than her divine Founder, is d ... discuss

How could the Netherlands, a country which heroically resisted the Nazi euthanasia program during the Second World War, now embrace one of the most extensive regimes of legalized euthanasia in the Wes ... discuss

Calvin makes it clear that the sacraments do not “confer anything” on those who are not the elect, but instead work to their destruction. Calvin states that the Reformers were agreed on these poin ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - The Rhyme and Reason Author Singer Songwriter Don’t stay in your head too long… When I graduated high school, I had visions of being a serious writer. And by “seri ... discuss

To the utter consternation of the abortion rights movement, the issue simply will not go away. Decades after they thought they had put the matter to rest with the Roe v. Wade decision, America’s con ... discuss

This spring’s commencement honorees at 12 Catholic colleges include pro-abortion politicians, a dissenting priest, and advocates for same-sex marriage, according to The Cardinal Newman Society’s a ... discuss

Her Lips Are Movingby Seton Motley, Contributing Author: If you are of the ideological Left, there is just about nothing you can do that will remove you from DC’s Elite Society and the Media’s go ... discuss

To the utter consternation of the abortion rights movement, the issue simply will not go away. Decades after they thought they had put the matter to rest with the Roe v. Wade decision, America’s con ... discuss

Contact: Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights, 212-371-3191, pr@catholicleague.org   NEW YORK, May 17, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- Bill Donohue comments on Obama's opposition to Pope Fra ... discuss

Here is what happens if you try to tell health care stories that defy big government orthodox. ... discuss

…Charlotte Mason wrote, “a special literature for children is probably far less necessary than the booksellers would have us suppose.” (Vol. 3, p. 122) She goes on to say that chil ... discuss

Even more recently, Nicholas Kristof, an influential columnist for The New York Times, affirmed Dr. Willie Parker in his column, approvingly quoting Parker as he states, quite astoundingly: “I belie ... discuss

There is a reason that moral diversity is under attack in health care. When doctors refuse to abort a fetus, participate in assisted suicide, excise healthy organs, or otherwise follow their conscienc ... discuss

William Booth, the founder of the Salvation Army IntroductionThe mission of the Salvation Army is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and meet needs in His name without discrimination. This mission ... discuss

The New York Times recently ran a story about Willie Parker, an abortionist who claims to be a devout Christian. The author writes about several stories Parker told in his 2017 book, “Life’s Work ... discuss

Professors do now spend much more time than they used to on tasks other than teaching, research and traditional service. But many will likely object to the idea that a voluntary workshop about diversi ... discuss

Over at First Things, I have a piece up about the ongoing and accelerating campaign–most recently furthered by Obamacare architect Ezekiel Emanuel–to drive pro-life and orthodox religious believer ... discuss

An article on conscientious objection in the New England Journal of Medicine has sparked outcry among conservative bioethicists. University of Pennsylvania bioethicists Ronit Y. Stahl and Ezekiel J. ... discuss

To the utter consternation of the abortion rights movement, the issue simply will not go away. Decades after they thought they had put the matter to rest with the Roe v. Wade decision, America’s ... discuss

Gushee is absolutely right about this. We have “incommensurable differences” and the differences are indeed “unbridgeable.” On the one side are the traditionalists who believe that homosexuali ... discuss

During some pro-life outreach in Los Angeles this past week with the Center for Bio-Ethical Reform, one of the common objections that kept being made again and again was that pro-lifers were "inconsis ... discuss

by Bridget Johnson: Attorney General Jeff Sessions' new memo for federal prosecutors to pursue harsher mandatory minimum sentences drew a quick rebuke from Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.), who accused the adm ... discuss

We need not be sidetracked by the obvious fact that on most “moral issues,” Americans are decidedly more permissive than they were not so long ago. Our considerations are more targeted: what Gallu ... discuss

Turkey’s president secured near dictatorial powers in a recent constitutional referendum. ... discuss

A battering ram may hit a fortress gate a thousand times, and no one impact seems to have an effect, yet finally the gate caves in. Similarly, sinful actions don’t come out of nowhere—they’re th ... discuss

It’s the Long Conversation  We’ve Long Needed to Haveby Seton Motley, Contributing Author: President Donald Trump and the Republican Congress have both put forward tax reform plans tha ... discuss

Contact: John Eidsmoe, Foundation for Moral Law, 334-262-1245 MONTGOMERY, Ala., May 11, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- The Foundation for Moral Law, a Montgomery-based legal foundation dedicated to a ... discuss

Contact: John Eidsmoe, Foundation for Moral Law, 334-262-1245 MONTGOMERY, Ala., May 11, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- The Foundation for Moral Law, a Montgomery-based legal foundation dedicated to the ... discuss

“What stood out most to us was how stark the shift was between the Boomer and Gen-Xer generations,” Hempell remarks. “We expected Millennials to be most influenced by other worldviews, but the m ... discuss

WASHINGTON, D.C. (05-04-17) – Americans United for Life’s Acting President and Senior Counsel Clarke Forsythe praised members of the House of Representatives for voting to defund the nation’s l ... discuss

A Case Study in the Differences between a Debate and a Dialogue Picture by Gage Skidmore and use is allowed through a Creative Commons license. A few weeks ago, Ben Shapiro released a video of himself ... discuss

This is a call for forbearance and love, with a long-term view of growing in holiness. Whether we are correcting sins towards minorities or towards women, we should expect that it will take many years ... discuss

What’s new today is the drift toward perpetual adolescence. What’s new is seeing so much less difference now between 10-year-olds and young adults in their late teens and early 20s…. A great m ... discuss

Life's Work: A Moral Argument for Choice by Dr. Willie Parker is a new book defending abortion rights by an African-American doctor who is a self-proclaimed "Christian" (the reason for the quotes ... discuss

This article was written by Michael Cook and published by Mercatornet on May 2, 2017. Note from Alex Schadenberg:Many people are concerned about the influence that Peter Singer has had on bioethi ... discuss

The saint of the day for May 8th is St. Magdalene of Canossa, virgin, foundress of the Canossian Family of Daughters and Sons of Charity (1774-1835). Magdalene of Canossa was born in 1774, the second ... discuss

was born about 1342, and when she was thirty years old, she became gravely ill and was expected to die. Then, on the seventh day, the medical crisis passed, and she had a series of fifteen visions, or ... discuss

Fr. Charles IrvinSenior PriestDiocese of Lansing(Click here for today’s readings)Many people believe that living the Gospel message is unrealistic. Numerous times people have begun a conversation wi ... discuss

What Christians seem to understand is that they need a faith little more “deep-down diving and mud upbringing,” that can withstand a social order that is not congenial to their religious convictio ... discuss

According to Aristotle, man's thought entails three types of inquiry. (There may be others but none are more important.) They are making, doing, and knowing. "making" is thinking about how to make thi ... discuss

. . . Anti-Israel vote at UNESCO seen as political defeat for Arab bloc.by Ari Lieberman: Tuesday, May 2, was a good day for Israel at the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organiza ... discuss

President Trump Executive Order:"Promoting Free Speech and Religious Liberty"by Dr. Ryan T. Anderson: President Donald Trump said he’d promote commonsense policies that would “Make America Great ... discuss

Gov. Reagan Deals With Berekley Studentsby Patrick Buchanan: In December 1964, a Silver Age of American liberalism, to rival the Golden Age of FDR and the New Deal, seemed to be upon us.Barry Goldwat ... discuss

Sin, irony, tragedy. These words leapt out of the pages of Niebuhr’s books and speeches. Humanity was fallen and redeemed through God’s grace, Niebuhr wrote. But that redemption is always incomple ... discuss

Hus wrote, “Neither is the pope the head nor are the cardinals the whole body of the [true] holy, universal, catholic church. For Christ alone is the head of that church.” Pointing out that most c ... discuss

President Trump Executive Order:"Promoting Free Speech and Religious Liberty"by Tony Perkins: It's not just the National Day of Prayer. It's the national day of answered prayer for many conservative ... discuss

President Trump Executive Order:"Promoting Free Speech and Religious Liberty"by Tony Perkins: It's not just the National Day of Prayer. It's the national day of answered prayer for many conservative ... discuss

This article was written by lawyers, Derek Ross and Deina Warren and published on May 4 in the publication - Policy Options.BDeina Warreny requiring that physicians make referrals for assisted dying, ... discuss

A biology professor at Purdue University argued last week that pro-lifers who show images of unborn babies are basically showing “child pornography.” David Sanders, an associated professor of biol ... discuss

The following is an article by Barbara Shippy and is reprinted from Concordia Publishing House's Blog with permission.When I was little, I used to ask my parents, “How can we be sure we’re ri ... discuss

When I was younger, I remember everyone being held to the same rules. My classmates, for the most part, went to church, whether or not their families were actually believers. Their parents made sure ... discuss

Material well-being is much more widespread than it was in the 1830s (rampant allegations of inequality notwithstanding), but it does not seem as though happiness and spiritual fulfillment are equally ... discuss

LifeWay Research surveyed 1,000 Americans about their views of the Bible and found significant splits in how familiar they are with the Christian scripture. One in five Americans, LifeWay Research fou ... discuss

The whole purpose of God’s election is to bring His people safely to heaven; therefore, what He starts He promises to finish. He not only initiates the Christian life, but the Holy Spirit is with us ... discuss

U.S. Supreme Court nomineeNeil M. Gorsuch (49)President Trump's nomination for Supreme Court is Justice Neil Gorsuch. He is a good choice and people with disabilities should be pleased. Judge Gorsuch' ... discuss

Governor Bruce Rauner's wife Diana publicly promised to do all the Rauners can to keep Planned Parenthood providing "essential services" at the national abortion providers' annual fundraiser Wednesday ... discuss

Americans United for Life Vice President of Legal Affairs Denise Burke has identified a frightening trend for pro-life advocates – the increasingly aggressive ways that abortion zealots attack the f ... discuss

Politicizers of science are not as clever as they think. People are watching, and the real victim of their abuse could be support for science itself. Indeed, the more vehemently establishment thinker ... discuss

“Most Americans don’t know first-hand the overall story of the Bible—because they rarely pick it up,” said Scott McConnell, executive director of LifeWay Research. “Even among worship attend ... discuss

by Fr Paul Gassios – Many times you have to say to your kids “no, you can’t do that” even if it means your child getting angry at you; they might even say they hate you when yo ... discuss

See more in the cross-post on the NewsBusters blog.iv> ... discuss

How to deal with the losers? Here we meet the reality of liberal judgment in a day of liberal ascendancy. Tushnet argues that conservatives should now be met with a hard line and a demand for total su ... discuss

“In the past three to four years, more and more Chinese ministers have started practicing expository preaching week after week. The consequences have been remarkable and encouraging: congregatio ... discuss

“Total depravity does not mean that we are as bad as we can possibly be. After all, even Gentiles sometimes follow the dictates of their conscience (Rom. 2:14–16). Rather, it means that just a ... discuss

by Lauren Enriquez: Openly discussing abortion with your family and peers is daunting, and that’s thanks in large part to the social taboo of broaching the subject outside the context of politics. ... discuss

by Gary Bauer, Contributing Author:  Pass Tax Reform Now - The economy is stalling. According to the Commerce Department's report, first quarter economic growth fell to just 0.7%. It shoul ... discuss

A few months back, while updating Abort73's state abortion statistics, I came across a surprising news release on the Guttmacher website. I say surprising because the Guttmacher Institute is unequ ... discuss

A few months back, while updating Abort73's state abortion statistics, I came across a surprising news release on the Guttmacher website. I say surprising because the Guttmacher Institute is unequ ... discuss

Gary Bauerby Gary Bauer, Contributing Author:  Democrats Worried Now? It was very difficult watching the evening news last night. Left-wing reporters and big spending politicians were havin ... discuss

The Bible is sufficient for the purpose God gave it. It is concerned with our redemption. But it is not only concerned with our redemption. It is also concerned with God’s glory and our faith and li ... discuss

by Lawrence Reed: Two centuries before “women’s lib,” in the run-up to America’s Revolutionary War, Mercy Otis Warren was already a liberated woman by the standards of her day. And she did th ... discuss

The only abortion business still operating in the state of Mississippi has a new pro-life neighbor as of April 22, with the Center for Pregnancy Choices cutting the ribbon on its third location just 1 ... discuss

by Paul Jacob, Contributing Author: Like E.F. Hutton, when the United Nations’ Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights “Special Rapporteur on the right of everyone to the enjoyment of th ... discuss

. . . A low block by the Razorbacks.by Bruce Bawer: On April 13-15, the King Fahd Center for Middle East Studies at the University of Arkansas held a symposium on so-called “honor violence,” as e ... discuss

The loss of human persons in abortion can never be fully comprehended. But one pro-life group is breaking down the numbers of those missing in America due to Planned Parenthood – with baby socks, ... discuss

Saturday, April 29, 2017, will be President Donald Trump’s 100th day in office.  The same weekend, on Friday and Saturday, April 28 and 29, citizens across America will gather to urge President Tru ... discuss

Nearly twenty years ago, the New York based Human Life Review magazine asked me to write an article about the murder of Tracy Latimer. My article was published under that very name. Some years later, ... discuss

The Trump administration is looking at key conscience issues troubling pro-life advocates — including an Obama ruling forcing California churches to pay for abortions. Churches in California are ... discuss

"The English," said Poirot, "are a very moral people."Lord Dittisham said: "Confound them, they are!"He added, looking at Poirot, "And you?""Me," said Poirot, "I lead a very moral life. That is not qu ... discuss

The Presbytery has now sadly concluded that elements of Dr Campbell’s moral conduct were contrary to, and censurable by, the Word of God (Bible), and seriously inconsistent with that expected of a ... discuss

Swedish midwife Ellinor Grimmark has decided to appeal to the European Court of Human Rights over Sweden’s hard line on conscientious objection. The Swedish Appeals Court decided earlier this month ... discuss

. . . Saving America by hating everyone.by Daniel Greenfield: The Atlantic’s May cover features Alec Baldwin covered in orange makeup holding up a Trump wig. The cover asks, “Can Satire Save the ... discuss

Paul Russell published this article on the Hope Australia website on April 25 under the title: The Dutch Mouse that Roared.Paul RussellPaul Russell, the Director of Hope Australia.Public challenges to ... discuss

Semi Double (1954 Calendar): April 26thThe following is taken from Dom Guéranger's entry in The Liturgical Year for April 26, in Volume VIII of the 1983 Marian House edition of the English translatio ... discuss

Can you claim to be “born-again” when you won’t allow others to be born in the first place? Here’s how abortion strikes at the heart of the Christian faith. Catholics and evangelicals are ofte ... discuss

At a second level, we certainly see all those who defend human life and human dignity, marriage and gender, and the integrity of the family as key allies in the current cultural struggle. We listen to ... discuss

Samuel D. JamesI am a conservative who supports Christian morality, and a traditionalist when it comes to marriage. I have noticed a dumbing down of conservatives when it comes to marriage and life is ... discuss

I must apologize — I thought I’d written my last political commentary. But when I read Casey William’s April 17 New York Times think piece, “Has Trump Stolen Philosophy’s Critical Tools?”, ... discuss

A friend posted an article on Addicting Info to my Facebook wall titled 14 Reasons a Fetus is Absolutely Not a Person, written by one Wendy Gittleson (who has obviously never seen the inside of a logi ... discuss

I’m a perpetual fund raiser for nonprofits. I’m directly involved in leadership of three nonprofits, with which I play an important part in seeking donations, drafting budgets, and oversee ... discuss

Article reprinted from: Concordia Publishing House NewsroomNew book exposes twelve false christs of modern culture In our world, there is no shortage of false christs. Like the Elvises who roam the st ... discuss

"You're a man! You can't speak on abortion!"This assertion is so laughably bad, I would prefer to ignore it. It is another example of the Ad Hominem fallacy that is commonplace in heated topics like a ... discuss

CC 2.0 via PixabayBeauty is inescapably surrounding, yet it's so easy to ignore.  We see it everyday, the blue sky, the clouds, the night sky, and if you live in the city it's relatively obscured ... discuss

In 2015, Canada’s Supreme Court struck down the nation’s laws against assisted suicide.  It sent shock waves across the country: People opposed to legalisation of assisted suicide were appall ... discuss

George Alvarado is an Air Force mechanic and student of theology. He blogs at Truth in Grace and is one of the podcasters at G220 Radio. In this episode, we discuss the Atonement. Penal Substitutionar ... discuss

In my last two posts, I argued that  Erik Wielenberg fails to show that Godless Normative Robust Realism (GRNR) avoids some of the standard objections to the autonomy thesis. This brings me to Wielen ... discuss

Last week there was a mass shooting in Wausau, Wisconsin that claimed the lives of four people one of them being a police officer.  A man distraught by a pending divorce came into Marathon bank a ... discuss

Canada's Cardinal Collins has spoken to politicians and legislators about protecting conscience rights for doctors whose moral code and/or religious beliefs forbid them from killing people or being co ... discuss

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In my last post I looked at Erik Wielenberg’s response to the objection that, in the absence of God, people lack compelling reasons to comply with morality’s demands.  A second objection Wie ... discuss

Author’s note: I am writing this as the director of The Forerunner and president of Personhood Florida Education. Nevertheless, this is not an “official” statement from any Personhood group. ... discuss

In the first volume of his history of World War II, Winston Churchill looked back at the storm clouds that gathered in the 1930s portending war and the loss of human freedom. Churchill wisely and pres ... discuss

Audio:I’d like to share with you about the faith of Monica Steckbauer. I never knew her as Monica though, but as Grandma Steckbauer. So that’s what I’m going to refer to her as. Grandma Steck ... discuss

I have heard it said that if a sense of order and discipline is not established in a child's life before the age of seven, he is lost. I do not know where that pearl of parenting wisdom came from and ... discuss

The weekend before last, I had the privilege of addressing the Bringing America Back to Life convention, organized by Cleveland Right to Life. My talk was entitled "The war against abortion: No except ... discuss

The autonomy thesis contends that there can be moral requirements to φ regardless of whether God commands, desires, or wills that people φ. In his monograph, Robust Ethics: The Metaphysics and Epist ... discuss

In an age of moral confusion, there are those who would suggest that the word “not” has been interpolated in several of the Commandments. It is easy to make words mean what one wants them to mean: ... discuss

In a recently posted lecture on the topic of Fundamentalism, George Demacopoulos (hereafter "GD") fell into many of the same errors evident in his original article that began this discussion. He conti ... discuss

In a previous post, I discussed Carrier’s defence of “The infantile Objection” to divine a command theory (DCT) of meta-ethics. Some comments he makes in the same paper, suggest a slightly diffe ... discuss

A woman should be punished for this? by Gregg Cunningham CBR strongly believes that a post-abortive woman is abortion’s second victim, and that abortion already punishes women with tragic severity w ... discuss

Not too long ago, I organized a large pro-life outreach at California State University San Marcos. The Center for Bio-Ethical Reform, a well known pro-life organization, brought its Genocide Awareness ... discuss

This book is a Good Friday devotion and reflections. The author goes through each of the seven things Jesus said on the cross, and builds his devotions and reflections upon them. Steven Furtick begi ... discuss

1. Ano pa po ba ang ibang reasons kung bakit naiisip or nai-co-consider ng ilang kababaihan ang abortion? Ang abortion o pagpapalaglag ay pinagiisipan o ginagawa kapag nabuntis ang isang babae. Maaa ... discuss

The autonomy thesis contends that there can be moral requirements to φ regardless of whether God commands, desires, or wills that people φ. In his monograph, Robust Ethics: The Metaphysics and Epist ... discuss

Josh Brahm of Clear Pro-Life Thinking discusses shame--and shaming--in regards to post-abortive regret, and respectfully "debates" with a pro-choice abortion practitioner/friend on the subject. Read t ... discuss

Accompanying Video:  Who is God, really?One of my favorite gospel preachers A.W. Tozer said, “What comes into our minds when we think about God is the most important thing about us.”We were b ... discuss

Ever since Donald Trump came out with the term "fake media" there has been a firestorm of controversy surrounding his using of this term and his treatment of the socialist media.  It is apparent& ... discuss

  Secular Pro-Life has published an article of mine under their paid blogging program.   A sentence in the next-to-last paragraph reads: Because even if the legality of abortion is morally n ... discuss

David Livingstone Smith is a philosophy professor who has written the book on dehumanization. It's called, Less Than Human, and is billed as the \"first book to illuminate precisely how and why we ... discuss

David Livingstone Smith is a philosophy professor who has written the book on dehumanization. It's called, Less Than Human, and is billed as the \"first book to illuminate precisely how and why we ... discuss

Recently, the abortion debate in America has taken a new turn, as it has begun focusing on the methods of abortion that are used to terminate the pregnancy. The undercover videos released in 2015 by t ... discuss

Today, as I write this, is the Feast of the Chair of St. Peter.  At the Mass I attended today, it would seem the presiding priest did not want to celebrate this feast day.  He wore green, wh ... discuss

The following was written by Philip Rosenthal of ChristianView Network.IS CHRISTIANITY EQUALLY GUILTY BECAUSE THE CRUSADES ARE THE MORAL EQUIVALENT OF JIHAD? Have you heard the argument that Christian ... discuss

Via Wikimedia Commons cc 2.0Is there really life after death?  Or is this life all there is?  It's a question that we ignore, we toss aside, and eventually ponder.  It's a question that ... discuss

My first exposure to last month's Women's March came via Facebook of course. The Rockford Art Deli, a custom T-shirt shop in the town I formerly called home, had produced a special shirt to co ... discuss

My first exposure to last month's Women's March came via Facebook of course. The Rockford Art Deli, a custom T-shirt shop in the town I formerly called home, had produced a special shirt to co ... discuss

Muchos cardenales escriben con regularidad al Papa pero la carta que éste recibió de manos del cardenal Carlo Cafarra el lunes 19 de septiembre de 2016 era del todo particular. Cuatro cardenales de ... discuss

The following is part of a soon to be published book, In The Days of These Kings: The Prophecy of Daniel in Preterist Perspective. In the book, I argue that people who are looking to find “end-time ... discuss

Here are some quotations from great thinkers. Enjoy. "Every man must decide whether he will walk in the light of creative altruism or in the darkness of destructive selfishness."- Martin Luther King ... discuss

Teen Vogue, apparently a publication geared toward teenagers, has recently published two articles about abortion. Now, seeing as though I'm not a teenager, I don't have any kids, and I'm a man of reas ... discuss

This post is the last of three in a series on Preaching in a Secular Age. With our cultural analysis behind us, I would like to consider the role of preaching in a secular age, particularly preaching ... discuss

I was pointed to an article by Alan Levinowitz called "Why Do Pro-Life Advocates Only Seem to Care About Unborn Lives?" Of course, the real reason is because abortion-choice advocates are too lazy to ... discuss

I was recently honored to be asked to write a short article fo rthe  St. Joseph Catholic Family Center in Manchester, NH. In particular, she asked me why prolifers should care about people workin ... discuss

This post is the second of three in a series on Preaching in a Secular Age. The previous post in this series examined Peter Berger’s explanation for the progress of secularization in the Western ... discuss

We are made to be social creatures. We all want to belong, we all want to be regarded highly by other people. We all want to be "cool". When I was a child in the 1960's, it was "cool" to be counter ... discuss

Image source: marketoracle.co.uk.While reading John C. Médaille’s Toward a Truly Free Market: A Distributist Perspective on the Role of Government, Taxes, Healthcare, Deficits, and More (Wilmington ... discuss

This post is the first of three in a series on Preaching in a Secular Age. I began my chapter on preaching and postmodernism in We Cannot Be Silent with these words, “A common concern seems to emerg ... discuss

"Viability," in one sense of that term, is when an unborn child can survive, albeit with assistance, outside of the womb. The U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Roe v. Wade (1973), and reaffirmed in Planned ... discuss

In his last three weeks as President of the United States President Barrack Obama pushes the United Nation's to hand over half of Jerusalem to the Arabs (Palestinians) blocking the Jews from praying a ... discuss

The story of Hanukkah is often told with an emphasis on the evil ruler, Antiochus IV Epiphanes, King of the Hellenistic Seleucid empire, who was bent on the Hellenization of the Jewish people. Had he ... discuss

Vatican City, Dec 22, 2016 / 05:44 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In a lengthy, in-depth speech to members of the Roman Curia Thursday, Pope Francis dug into what he said are the key guidelines of his ongoing r ... discuss

I've been giving a lot of thought to certain tensions in the Church at the moment, and my clearest impression is that people are not really hearing one another speak. It troubles me when this happens. ... discuss

A version of the following article first appeared in the November-December 2016 issue of MCCL News.Abortion is justified, many of its defenders argue, because women have a right to control their own b ... discuss

MARK SANDFORD is running for election and seeking redemption."The disgraced ex-South Carolina governor is back on the trail seeking forgiveness for the sins that caused his political career to collaps ... discuss

Columnist Dave Barry got this one just right: “The problem with winter sports is that — follow me closely here — they generally take place in winter.” On the other hand, winter ... discuss

This is my second part in a three-part series in responding to an abortion-choice advocate's article regarding why he believes "pro-choice is right." So far his defense of the abortion-choice position ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - The Rhyme and Reason Writer - Whimsical and logical content writer in Colorado Springs Grace and truth – great ingredients If you own or run a business or service, there are a ... discuss

During the 19th century, scientists and physicians came to understand that the life of a human being (an individual member of the species Homo sapiens) begins at conception. The old idea that "quicken ... discuss

A friend shared an article with me from someone named Catherine Deveny about what she calls "financial abortion", the idea that if a woman can decide she doesn't want to be a parent and opt out throug ... discuss

As I have written before, I don't think any Church document since Humanae Vitae in 1968 has produced as much controversy and outright rebellion in the Catholic Church as we have seen from Amoris Laeti ... discuss

The Christian Research Journal have published an online copy of an article I wrote for their journal last year: In a recent op-ed piece in the New York Times, the distinguished philosopher of science ... discuss

Not everyone is hooting and hollering about the 20 week abortion ban passed yesterday byThe Texas House of Representatives.While the temps soared to the boiling point this month over the proposed rest ... discuss

When the British forces surrendered to the rebels after the Revolutionary War, they took out their frustrations, not by rioting, but by instructing the fife and drum corps to play "The World Turned Up ... discuss

If you haven't yet read The Ethics of Abortion by Christopher Kaczor, you should definitely consider reading it. However, I was asked to give my thoughts on a critical review written by Joshua Stein a ... discuss

Sin in the CityColumbus, Ohio 2016 "Gay Pride" ParadeColumbus Dispatch PhotoThere was a so-called “Gay Pride Parade” in Columbus, Ohio this past weekend. It is billed as the second largest su ... discuss

Eldest Weed is an emphatic #NeverTrumper (thinks Trump is a Mussolini) while Mr. Weed, originally moderately anti-Trump, has become doggedly pro-Trump simply because of the insulting things his erstwh ... discuss

Mr. W. and I were just talking about how difficult it is not to simply absorb the culture in which you live because no one can really stand outside his own time. Maybe a little, in flashes, but n ... discuss

Trump is the fascist threat to free speech. Except that all he does to shut you down is insult you on Twitter and make idle boasts.  Whereas the Obama/Clinton progressives come after you:They wea ... discuss

Here's a wonderful essay by the late U.S. Ambassador Jeanne Kirkpatrick that is supremely relevant to our times, and yet I can't find it online. Someone sent a scan of it to me. It was written in the ... discuss

The following are thoughts based on a discussion with a friend who quite suddenly changed his viewpoint from self-described "conservative" to self-described "libertarian." The proximate cause for ... discuss

First off, please join me in prayer for the victims, and the perpetrator...Eternal rest grant unto them O Lord. Let Your perpetual light shine upon them.May their souls, and the souls of all the faith ... discuss

The video clips play on the television and you are strongly tempted to turn away because the topic is so tragic and the images so wrenchingly disturbing.  But you watch and your heart is touched, ... discuss

Last month Claire and I were blessed to participate in a reunion party involving people from the Christian Brotherhood’s early years. It was a momentous event as more than 50 of us celebrated the gr ... discuss

By Don DeMarco, Ph. D. Wherever there is a movement, there are sure to be extremists. Environmentalism offers us a case in point. Perhaps the most outlandish of the environmentalist extremist groups i ... discuss

By Joe Kral Samuel Adams once famously stated, “Neither the wisest constitution nor the wisest laws will secure the liberty and happiness of a people whose manners are universally corrupt. He theref ... discuss

By Don DeMarco, Ph. D. Radical feminism has had a major influence on contemporary society. The key to its success, however limited, lies in its appeal to a sense of righteousness. Now, as we all know, ... discuss

By Adolfo Castañeda, S.T.L. and Felipe E. Vizcarrondo, M.D. In advance of the presidential election, the following is the first of three questions and answers regarding what the Catholic Church teach ... discuss

By Adolfo Castañeda, S.T.L. and Felipe E. Vizcarrondo, M.D. In advance of the presidential election, the following is the second of three questions and answers regarding what the Catholic Church teac ... discuss

By Adolfo Castañeda, S.T.L. and Felipe E. Vizcarrondo, M.D. In advance of the presidential election, the following is the third of three questions and answers regarding what the Catholic Church teach ... discuss

By Allison LeDoux Conscience and Voting If we were to ask the average person, “What is a conscience?”, many would quickly call to mind Pinocchio’s sidekick Jiminy Cricket who was famous for the ... discuss

As the Guardian reports,Turkey has recalled its ambassador from Berlin after German MPs approved a motion describing the massacre of Armenians by Ottoman forces a century ago as genocide – a decisio ... discuss

--This has been the craziest election I have ever witnessed.  I seriously feel like I'm in the twilight zone.--The other alternative is that I'm Marty McFly and I've woken up in an alternate vers ... discuss

When voters decide which candidates to elect to public office, they often consider a range of important political issues. But not all issues should carry the same weight. Abortion is different from ot ... discuss

Running Through My Head Today:A Dream is a Wish Your Heart Makes from Cinderella (2015; Lily James) and It is Well With My SoulGrateful For:The transitional deacon who has been assigned to our parish ... discuss




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