Topic: moral

From its founding in the fall of 2004, Bound4LIFE was a stand for all life—from conception until natural death. While the vision was primarily focused on praying for the ending of abortion, we quick ... discuss

Editorial Cartoon by AF Brancoby Patrick Buchanan: In his coquettish refusal to accept the Donald, Paul Ryan says he cannot betray the conservative “principles” of the party of Abraham Lincoln, hi ... discuss

“Today’s decision implicitly recognizes that the Obama Administration does not need to violate the First Amendment and hijack the health insurance plans of pro-life Americans to push life-ending d ... discuss

“Today’s decision implicitly recognizes that the Obama Administration does not need to violate the First Amendment and hijack the health insurance plans of pro-life Americans to push life-ending d ... discuss

I believe it is always darkest before the dawn.  I believe in the enduring human spirit.I believe truth must rise from the ashes of media censorship and moral chaos.I believe God will use to grea ... discuss

"Buddy Christ" from DogmaIf you interact on the web, or with folks in your hometown you may come across Christians who tend to believe that Jesus Christ was the nicest of nice person who ever walked t ... discuss

I am a prude.Yes, I'm aware of the negative connotations of the word. As the good folks at Miriam-Webster put it, a prude is "a person who is easily shocked or offended by things that do not shoc ... discuss

Editorial Cartoon by AF "Tony" Brancoby Phyllis Schlafly: Every four years, there is political chatter about trying to run a third-party candidate who will supposedly be more conservative than the Rep ... discuss

This article was originally published by Wesley Smith on his blog on May 6.Wesley SmithBy Wesley SmithIn California, it is a time of choosing for individuals, families, and the medical sector.Will doc ... discuss

Now that the moral revolutionaries are solidly in control, what is to be demanded of Christians who, on the basis of Christian conviction, cannot join the revolution? The demands have now been present ... discuss

creative commons image, source"The loneliness of the Christian results from his walk with God in an ungodly world, a walk that must often take him away from the fellowship of good Christians as well a ... discuss

During the great embryonic stem cell research debate, promoters of an unlimited license to experiment promised that using nascent human life as research subjects would be limited to the first 14 days. ... discuss

The True Face Of Assisted SuicideBy Richard M. Doerflinger Since California legalized assisted suicide last year for people diagnosed as terminally ill, the former Hemlock Society — now a multi-m ... discuss

 CA Hospital Says “No” to Assisted SuicideBy Wesley J. Smith In California, it is a time of choosing for individuals, families, and the medical sector. Will doctors prescribe poiso ... discuss

 10 quotes from women who had an abortion by pillBy Sarah TerzoWomen who take the abortion pill RU-486 regimen can face emotional and physical hardship during and afte ... discuss

Bodily rights arguments for abortion are always extremist arguments, at least in the way people present them. No bodily rights argument that I have ever seen (or even heard of any pro-choice advocate ... discuss

The new summary from the UN’s international Panel on Climate Change has once again provided us with a snapshot of the Armageddon of climate change. The US Government has spent $131 billion on clima ... discuss

Contact: James A. Smith Sr., National Religious Broadcasters, 202-999-8714, jsmith@nrb.org   WASHINGTON, May 6, 2016 /Christian Newswire/ -- In a time of moral and cultural upheaval, American Chr ... discuss

By Don DeMarco, Ph. D. These proud words of Samuel Francis Smith changed the opening stanza of “God Save the Queen” to that of “My Country ‘Tis of Thee,” though the music of these two songs ... discuss

Pretty neat story about the conversion of abortionists 9/15/12 Medjugorje: Skulls on Podbrdo! Skulls on Podbrdo!Valentina, 29, comes from the Ukraine. Upon seeing her, you'd believe h ... discuss

Martland learned last August that, as a result of the 2011 incident and his subsequent official reprimand, he would be placed in the Army’s Qualitative Management Program (QMP) and involuntarily sep ... discuss

Imagine our two families are miles from land in a sinking boat. Suddenly, out of the mist, come two boats to save us. One is captained by an adulterer; the other is captained by a thief. Which boat wi ... discuss

Donald Trump is coarse. That is indisputable. But his coarseness simply reflects the discourse of our time, and he has skillfully harnessed it to his advantage. However, that should not blind us to th ... discuss

Brothers and sisters, I am going to ask you to pray for the Philippines today and over the weekend. The situation is urgent and it appears that earthly means for a just outcome in their elections are ... discuss

Contact: John Snyder, 321-607-6173, gundean@gmail.com TITUSVILLE, Fla., May 5, 2016 /Christian Newswire/ -- "American Catholics have a moral duty in my opinion to oppose the presidential candidacy o ... discuss

For nearly two and a half centuries, Americans have enjoyed the enormous privilege and responsibility of forming our own government—a privilege rarely experienced throughout most of human history. F ... discuss

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By Mitchell Kalpakgian, Ph.D. It looks all so official, proper, formal, and stately. A complex issue goes before The Supreme Court. Wise men are asked to use their formal education, knowledge of the l ... discuss

By Peter Kwasniewski, Ph.D. See Part I here. The Incarnation expresses an infinitely fertile virginity. The Virgin Mother is herself the pure image of the Incarnation in this respect: she who “neve ... discuss

By Peter Kwasniewski, Ph.D. See Part I here, Part II here. Certain moral virtues regulate activities internal to the agent, such as his own passions and the motions that are bound up with them (e.g., ... discuss

By Mitchell Kalpakgian, Ph.D. In C. S. Lewis’s That Hideous Strength Mark Studdock, a sociologist recruited by an elite circle of progressive thinkers to advance their utopian agenda, has advanced d ... discuss

By Joe Kral In the Christian classic, The Great Divorce, C.S. Lewis pens one of the great lines regarding the battle of Truth and relativism, “There are only two kinds of people in the end: those wh ... discuss

COMMENTARY: Volunteering our bodies for non-therapeutic enhancement and experimentation isn’t patriotic. I will admit the question was loaded. I asked various Catholics, through my blog and soci ... discuss

There’s an old sea story about a ship’s Captain who inspected his sailors, and afterward told the first mate that his men smelled bad. The Captain suggested perhaps it would help if the s ... discuss

I heard this proof text used today from Jesus' sermon on the mount in Matthew's gospel , Matt.5:17-18 “Do not think that I have come to abolish the Law or the Prophets; I have not come to abolish th ... discuss

Students at St. John Bosco, Rochester, NY(Photo source: stjohnbosco.org.)On April 28, the National Catholic Register published an article by Peter Jesserer Smith on the growing number of Catholic scho ... discuss

When masses of American voters are no longer interested in the “abstractions” and “intricacies” of their Constitution, our last hope may well be working the system beneath all the shouts and t ... discuss

“I lied to myself for years about who my allies were. No more.” — Ben Howe, Red State While the overwhelming majority of the Tea Party supports Sen. Ted Cruz’s run for the presi ... discuss

And I choose Truth.Truth is a choice, or more exactly, the longing of the free will to fix itself on Truth as its objective is the choice for self-awareness. I think therefore I am.But today, there is ... discuss

Photo by Sergi Bernal Do you call yourself conservative? This post is meant for you. Do you call yourself conservative? I know that there is a spectrum: very conservative, somewhat conservative, and ... discuss

Photo by Goldfish Stew Do you call yourself liberal? This post is meant for you. Do you call yourself liberal? I know that there is a spectrum: very liberal, somewhat liberal, and a little liberal. ... discuss

Doesn't she mean Rome?Fr. Gerald Murray and Robert Royal engage in an intelligent discussion on this "problematic" document. There is "always an excuse. There's no limit on the excuses."I totally agre ... discuss

Is there a halo under that zucchetto?Every day when we say the Morning Offering we pray "for the reunion of all Christians." I thought of that when I received this comment from my friend, Fr. Tom Coll ... discuss

The world fawns over this pope!As we continue to reflect on Amoris Laetitia, consider these wise voices:Female Doctor tells Pope to his Face: “Evil, in this world, comes from sin. Not from income di ... discuss

The pope, thinking Topsy and Tuptim are eco-fascistsTopsy and Tuptim meet at the playground with their grandchildren for a play date. They sit on a bench drinking coffee and watching the youngsters cl ... discuss

I was reading Fr. Jerry Pokorsky's article at The Catholic Thing this morning about non-judgmental clergy, a real indictment against priests who refuse to be shepherds warning their sheep. Instead, th ... discuss

Chapter Eight Paragraphs 291 - 312Footnote? What footnote was that?Topsy and Tuptima navigate the traffic in downtown Washington, D.C. passing the Smithsonian and the Capitol building, turning on Nort ... discuss

Tell Topsy and Tuptim I surrender.Chapter Nine Paragraphs 313 --325Topsy and Tuptim leave the last session of their study group with relief. Out in the parking lot they give each other high fives cong ... discuss

A number of years ago, my wife and I were contacted by the mother of a sixteen year old girl who had a positive pregnancy test. I will call the teenager Katie(not her real name) and her mother Joanne ... discuss

Canada's Parliamentary Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights is studying Canada's bill C-14, to legalize physician assisted suicide euphemistically labelled "medical assistance in dying". The ... discuss

I have to say — you guys rock! You should see what you have helped to happen here in Antioquia, Colombia. Seven hundred priests and seminarians are enjoying a three day immersion in the Gospel o ... discuss

  Abortion Clinic Killed This Woman in a Botched Abortion, Then Her Organs Were Harvested  ... discuss

 “Untold:” the story of God’s miracles in the makingBy Dave Andrusko Like most pro-lifers I believe passionately in the power of communications that touch both the heart and th ... discuss

 How we communicate the Pro-Life Story to a 21st-Century AudienceBy Dave Andrusko “The bottom line is no woman is going to want an abortion after seeing a sonogram.” — Francesco ... discuss

(audio book, listening time: 3h55m11s)Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v4UdCUR_L_c-and-https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yOlf0u9Fv5AYouTube comments: "America is disintegrating.  The "one N ... discuss

Ideas have consequences, Richard Weaver reminded us years ago. What someone believes will affect his behavior. What society endorses will consummate in certain results. We are living in a time when bl ... discuss

Dear Friends, Modern culture is overloaded with news, social media, electronic images, technological advances, advertisements and so forth. The limits of our time and attention are pressed to new boun ... discuss

Earth Day predictions of 1970. The reason you shouldn’t believe Earth Day predictions of 2009. This post is from 2009, but it's still relevant and illustrates why I can't take serious any kind of en ... discuss

In Defenders of the Unborn, historian Daniel  K. Williams asks: why did the pro-life movement last so long, even as other social conservative movements faded away?The answer lies in the fact that ... discuss

To be sure, under the contemporary misconception of “tolerance,” which supposes that one must not only tolerate sin of every stripe, but refuse to call it even that, Christ was (and is) intolerant ... discuss

In this composite image provided by NASA, fiveframes show the International Space Stationin silhouette.  (Photo by Bill Ingalls/NASA via Getty Images)by Ralph Benko, Contributing Author: One ... discuss

This article was published by Careful a Mercatornet blog on April 26, 2016.Supporters invoke Thomas Hobbes in a proposal to crush conscientious objection to euthanasia. Michael CookBy Michae ... discuss

The article was published by First Things on April 29, 2016.Wesley SmithBy Wesley SmithI recently gave a speech to a group of conservative senior citizens in California, arguing against assisted suici ... discuss

The following is the speech delivered by Robert Falcon Ouellette MP (Winnipeg Centre Lib) at 6:30 pm on Monday May 2, 2016, as reported by Hansard.Robert Falcon Ouellette MP (Winnipeg Centre Lib)Madam ... discuss

Contact: Ellen Baumgartner, 218-297-4493 MOBILE, Ala., May 2, 2016 /Christian Newswire/ -- Ellen Baumgartner knows the devastation that infidelity and divorce can bring to families. For a number of ... discuss

Es conocido como el "Platón del siglo XXI" y ya eso es indicativo. Sucesor de otro gigante de la filosofía contemporánea, Gadamer, Robert Spaemann fue consejero personal de san Juan Pablo II y amig ... discuss

El 13 de abril el blog Actualidad y Análisis publicó un artículo que pronto encontró eco en la prensa: el gobierno mexicano nacionalizaría la "nueva" basílica de Guadalupe en la Ciudad de Méxic ... discuss

Last week a brother from my fellowship asked me about abolitionism. Most of the discussion centered around what it means for a preborn human to be alive and why a human ought not to be murdered. It wa ... discuss

Harriet Tubman Harriet Tubman will soon be on the American $20 bill, so perhaps you should read this quick refresher from Christianity Today. (And, of course, there is Joe Carter’s ... discuss

Every parent has the responsibility of eventually having “the talk” with their children. You know the talk I mean—the one that finally tells the children where babies come from. I don’ ... discuss

I spent last weekend at a pair of conferences, each of which dealt in some way with matters of human sexuality. Such conferences are common today as Christians attempt to understand, interpret ... discuss

This week's giveaway is sponsored by FamilyLife who also sponsored the blog this week. There will be 5 winners and each will receive their choice of Passport2Identity for Young Men,  ... discuss

Should Christians be engaged in politics?  The answer to that question is "yes!"  Christians are called to participate in society as a whole.  Christians always have been deeply involve ... discuss

The tragedy of the Ted Cruz loss in Indiana cannot be overstated. Maybe once in a lifetime you and I might, just might have the chance of voting for a real Christian conservative. The rest will be ... discuss

From the Pieta:For each Mass we hear with devotion, Our Lord sends a saint to comfort us at death (Revelation of Christ to St. Gertrude the Great).St Padre Pio, the stigmatic priest, said, the world c ... discuss

commons image via vimeoProtesters in Ukraine, via WikimediaU.S. Marines in a Wedge Formation, via WikimediaI'd like to tell you about a movement.  It's a movement of young people.  It is a m ... discuss

Guest Post by David MartinOn EWTN’s April 14, World Over Live program hosted by Raymond Arroyo, canon law expert Fr. Gerald Murray and Robert Royal, Catholic author and president of the Faith and Re ... discuss

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The architect of the progressive movement known as "Moral Monday" says he was removed from an American Airlines flight after he responded to a passenger who made disparaging rem ... discuss

The sciences can tell us what is, but not what should be. Look—STEM is great, even vital, but science and technology can’t give us purpose, values, and real significance. Lewis warned that modern ... discuss

In yet the latest example of cognitive hypocrisy by the Left, Sen. Barbara Boxer berated a Catholic priest during a hearing on Wednesday for not explicitly agreeing with Pope Francis’s views on ... discuss

  GRAYSON, KY – SEPTEMBER 8: Rowan County Clerk of Courts Kim Davis holds her hands in the air with her attorney Mat Staver (R) and Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee in front ... discuss

Loyola Marymount University’s choice to honor disgraced, pro-abortion former President Bill Clinton as its spring 2016 commencement speaker on May 7 is a new low in the University’s repeated betra ... discuss

Deborah Nucatola, a high-level Planned Parenthood official, was caught in an undercover video discussing how they crush unborn children in one way during a normal abortion, but crush them in a differe ... discuss

In the wake of the Center for Medical Progress’s first two sting videos against Planned Parenthood, pro-lifers have focused mostly on the barbarism of crushing and crunching, and on the fact tha ... discuss

  Secular Pro-Life has published an article of mine under their paid blogging program.   You may leave a reply, if you wish, without giving your name or email address. If you do give your e ... discuss

  This essay was first published, with illustrations, in Life Matters Journal Volume 4 Issue 2 — October 2015.ckquote>   The Oxford English Dictionary defines “humanize” as ... discuss

  Secular Pro-Life has published an article co-authored by Kelsey Hazzard of SPL, and me.   You may leave a reply, if you wish, without giving your name or email address. If you do give your ... discuss

These lessons about how to interpret and apply the Scriptures of the Old Testament help us in getting the most out of our reading and studying of Scripture. I’ve also found that these principles of ... discuss

God is the author of Scripture but the Spirit also carried along and worked through sinful human beings infallibly to reveal his inerrant Word and he did so in history. The Renaissance helped us to a ... discuss

As our church continues to raise up, install or send ministers into pastoral ministry, I find the need to address this issue all the more pressing. Not merely the failure of public ministers, but the ... discuss

Canadian legal landscape is shifting. On April 14th 2016, Canada's Liberal government introduced for 1st reading it's assisted suicide legislation.[1] Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau initially ... discuss

Abuja, Nigeria, Apr 14, 2016 / 04:05 pm (Aid to the Church in Need).- Two years ago, radical Islamists with the militant group Boko Haram stormed a school in Chibok, Nigeria, kidnapping 276 teen girl ... discuss

I keep meaning to update the blog. I keep meaning to write something. I just never get around to it. I have about 20 tabs open on my browser of things I want to comment. So instead of waiting to write ... discuss

When Lakisha Wilson renewed her driver’s license on May 25, 2012, she checked the permission box to become an organ donor. She had no idea that she would be dead less than two years later, or that a ... discuss

What’s behind the demolition of conscience rights in Canada?Autonomy, choice, and tolerance are being used to justify eut ... discuss

But the Bible is surprisingly quiet when it comes to laying out a system of courtship. Courtship Systems are cultural, and the Bible rarely advocates one cultural approach over another. God’s heart ... discuss

By CNA/EWTN NEWS | WASHINGTON — In his apostolic exhortation Amoris Laetitia, Pope Francis is helping priests to be better pastors, not giving individual consciences the ultimate authority ... discuss

Fr. George Rutler has a way with words and his insights are always worth reading or listening to. Here's an excerpt from a recent article on Amoris Laetitia:there are a lot of gongs clanging and cymba ... discuss

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George McFall clearly needed some of David Shimp’s bone marrow more than Shimp needed it. When Shimp – McFall’s first cousin – refused to give it, McFall took him to court. The judge’s gavel ... discuss

In today's gospel Jesus asks that question of Peter --- three times. Why three times? To make up for the triple betrayal on Good Friday. I was reflecting on Peter's betrayal this morning in the light ... discuss

Hamas child suicide bomberI received this email from a friend today and have to say her priest friend pegged it. Here's what she wrote:A priest friend of mine took one of Pope Francis’s quotes on ... discuss

  Bishop defends inviting pro-abortion Sanders to Vatican conference  Calvin Freiburger  A Vatican official is defending the decision to invite pro-abortion Democratic preside ... discuss

Update: Welcome, JAG readers! And my readers: I am being refuted. For the record, I didn't consider this post to be an attack -- just an engagement. Truth is, I sort of want to be persuaded by this pa ... discuss

(Note: The first leg of our "When Swing Was King" road trip to San Antonio and then Oklahoma City is described in this Vital Signs Blog post.)...Leaving Bryan and Janet was tough. We had such a g ... discuss

By Joe Kral Recently, Indiana Governor Mike Pence signed House Bill 1337, a bill that was drafted for the purpose of accomplishing many pro-life initiatives. From trying to accomplish reasonable abort ... discuss

Washington D.C., Apr 12, 2016 / 04:56 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- In his apostolic exhortation Amoris laetitia Pope Francis is helping priests to be better pastors, not giving individual consciences the ulti ... discuss

Inalienable rights, consent of the governed, freedom of religion/conscience as well as life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness are all concepts that are dependent upon the moral law/life giver. T ... discuss

TweetBy Jonathon Van MarenDishonesty is an almost universal characteristic of abortion activists. Language like “pro-choice,” “reproductive rights,” “clump of cells,” and a mob of other in ... discuss

Who has total control of our tax dollars? Who takes them? Who decides where they go? Who decides to raise our taxes and take more from us to give to others? Who is who chooses to give some firms our t ... discuss

Bill Whittle is back with another Firewall video. This time, he's taking down the Social Justice Warriors, the first warriors to faint at the sight of a penknife. They have a new weapon to show off th ... discuss

These short videos are incredibly powerful.  So many facts have been hidden from us.  So many truths have been pushed aside and minimized by a radically secular education system and media.&n ... discuss

El viernes 8 de abril de 2016 se hizo público el contenido de la exhortación apostólica Amoris Laetitia, el esperado documento del Papa Francisco sobre la familia. Como era de esperarse la prensa i ... discuss

Washington D.C., Apr 9, 2016 / 06:57 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Reflecting on Pope Francis' apostolic exhortation on love in the family, two professors at the John Paul II Institute have emphasized the clos ... discuss

The former "Minister for Ecumenism of the Pope," Cardinal Walter Kasper, has welcomed the Papal document, "Amoris laetitia". The document on marriage and family represents an open position and contrib ... discuss

Even in individual cases, no change of the teachings.Berlin (kath.net/ KNA)After the publication of the letter of Pope Francis on marriage and the family, German Cardinal Walter Brandmüller is warnin ... discuss

. . . The problem with a godless and Judeo-Christian-free America.by Dennis Prager:The most profound thinkers in America are conservative. There are, of course, bright liberal and leftist thinkers, bu ... discuss

by Paul Jacob, Contributing Author: Just when you thought it safe to go back into the loan market. . . .Yes, you guessed it: a bubble may be about to pop.There are actually several, but here’s one y ... discuss

Part of the Oscar Straus Memorial in Washington, D.C. honoring the right to worship."Without freedom of thought there can be no such thing as wisdom & no such thing as publick liberty without freedom ... discuss

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Robin Roberts says "everyone" should be treated equally after Mississippi lawmakers passed a law saying religious groups and some private businesses can cite moral beliefs to d ... discuss

Being One in Christ “If there is therefore any exhortation in Christ, if any consolation of love, if any fellowship of the Spirit, if any tender mercies and compassion, make my joy full, by bein ... discuss

This does not happen every day. A major pro-abortion feminist supportive of “unrestricted access to abortion” admitted that the pro-life cause has the moral high ground. It would be easy (and prob ... discuss

The Vatican was facing criticism from pro-life Catholics for allowing pro-abortion presidential candidate Bernie Sanders to speak at an event. Leading pro-life advocates were saying it’s tough f ... discuss

Lyndon Unger is a pastor, teacher, and blogger at Watch Your Life and Doctrine Closely…. He recently wrote a series on Biblical modesty, and joins the show this month to discuss what he found i ... discuss

My guess is that the next few days bring us a ton of deals related to Together for the Gopsel. Here is Christian Focus: Five Points by John Piper ($1.99); John Knox by Steven Lawson ($1.99); J ... discuss

The Christian church now finds itself facing a new reality. The church no longer represents the central core of Western culture. Though outposts of Christian influence remain, these are exceptions rat ... discuss

Jacob Cushing (1730-1809) was a graduate of Harvard in the mid-18th century, and he served as a pastor in Waltham, Massachusetts, nearly a half century, from 1752 on. He had 15 sermons published and k ... discuss

Cardinal Raymond Burke, patron of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta, and ecclesiastical advisor to The Cardinal Newman Society, rebuked the University of Notre Dame for the “great scandal” of ... discuss

by James R. Harrigan: It’s hard to fathom now, but there was a time, a long time actually, when superheroes were the colorful embodiment of the American cause. In the comic book world, from roughly ... discuss

The Georgetown University student-run Lecture Fund announced new details this week about its plans to host Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards on campus this month. The scandalous invitation ... discuss

“The greatest question of our time,” offered historian Will Durant, “is not communism versus individualism, not Europe versus America, not even East versus the West; it is whether me ... discuss

Let’s keep this simple. Sin is fundamentally lawlessness. It is breaking God’s law. Declaring that God broke the law is to declare that he is a sinner. But so great is God’s hatred for sin (law ... discuss

He has saved us and called us to a holy life—not because of anything we have done but because of his own purpose and grace. This grace was given us in Christ Jesus before the beginning of time,2 T ... discuss

As evidence mounts up against the Planned Parenthood abortion business, a growing list of researchers are confirming that aborted babies’ body parts are not essential to scientific research. One ... discuss

Catholics celebrated the Feast of the Annunciation on Monday, when the Virgin Mary said “yes” to God and Christ was conceived in her womb through the power of the Holy Spirit. But at the Universit ... discuss

Forty six years before my birth in Brooklyn, my father was born in 1912 Dublin, Ireland.  He was the youngest of seven in a Catholic family.  After he died in 1984, all those siblings outli ... discuss

“The next time someone starts saying that you’re arbitrarily picking and choosing from the Bible, arm yourself with the civil/ceremonial/moral. You aren’t being arbitrary. You’re being fai ... discuss

By Mitchell Kalpakgian, Ph.D. In Harriet Beecher Stowe’s Uncle Tom’s Cabin, many plantation owners take comfort in the knowledge that their humane, benevolent way treatment of slaves does not deba ... discuss

The local bishop, students, alumni and now a group of faculty have joined The Cardinal Newman Society in criticizing the University of Notre Dame administration for its scandalous decision to award ... discuss

We call upon all people of good will to listen to the call of the Mother of God and to join with great love and devotion the defense of the civilization of life and love, which is under serious threat ... discuss

Jeremy Irons is under fire from feminists for daring to be both pro-life and an actor. The “Batman” actor said that abortion is a sin and harms woman in his recent interview with The Guardian. “ ... discuss

----Adapted from Russell Moore's article found here.This week Donald Trump caused another stir in national news, and this time, it was for his comments on rape. Asked if pro-consent activism want ... discuss

Today marks the eleventh anniversary of the grotesque death by starvation and dehydration of Terri Schindler Schiavo. Her courageous brother wrote today “The inhumanity of what happened to her will ... discuss

This week Donald Trump caused another stir in national news, and this time, it was for his comments on the slave trade. Asked if pro-freedom activism wants laws to punish men who receive slaves, the ... discuss

Click here to subscribe to the Social Conservative Review “Ten states in the US now ban some of the most inhumane forms of animal confinement, several including rules on the treatment of egg-la ... discuss

31 March, Old Testament Joseph was the son of the patriarch Jacob and Rachel — and was his father's favorite son. He incurred his older brothers' jealousy and anger (both through Jacob's f ... discuss

Planned Parenthood’s supporters in the media have been working hard to shift negative attention away from the abortion giant and onto pro-lifers. This week on Politico, journalist Brett Norman b ... discuss

Ann Furedi comments on late-term abortions and women’s reluctance to get them [1]: “Many women, who would have few qualms about opting for a pregnancy to be terminated in its early weeks, balk at ... discuss

How radical is Canada’s pending euthanasia scourge likely to become? Beyond anything I would have predicted even a year ago. No place in the world that permits active lethal injection euthanasia let ... discuss

Yesterday, "Jamaat-e-Ahrar, a splinter faction of the Pakistani Taliban, claimed responsibility" for a suicide bombing in Lahore, Pakistan that killed at least 69 people and wounded about 300. Why? Ja ... discuss

Photos are of Ukrainian/Russian kids who climb skyscrapers without safety gearThe photographs I used to preface this post are of Russian and Ukrainian daredevils who climb skyscrapers under constructi ... discuss

The corruption of the US political system has been previously described as the evolution of a small worlds network in the gap of responsibility between the government and the electorate that evolved d ... discuss

Russell Kirk (via Wikimedia).That the Republican Party must reform or become irrelevant is increasingly obvious to most people. The hardest fact to deal with is that the voter base has shifted leftwar ... discuss

Your grandfather is dying of cancer. He’s requested no extraordinary measures to keep him alive a few weeks longer. His physical pain is controlled with morphine, which leaves him minimally consciou ... discuss

The Obama administration has been unrelenting in its fight to force a group of Catholic nuns to violate their beliefs and pay for abortion-causing drugs and contraception, arguing that they are essent ... discuss

Within certain media and academic circles the term “progressive” is used to describe policy makers and politicians who promote agendas typically attributed to liberal causes. It’s a curious ... discuss

The Supreme Court heard oral arguments today in the case the Little Sisters of the Poor and 37 pro-life groups, universities and companies have filed against the HHS mandate, which forces them to pay ... discuss

“Federal law and the Constitution prohibit the Obama Administration’s attempt to bully nuns who care for the elderly poor by forcing them to buy life-ending devices they don’t want or face the p ... discuss

We respect free speech--it is absolutely necessary for our democracy, but we justly outlaw libel. At issue is a simple case of libel, i.e. the communication to third parties of defamatory information ... discuss

A Stanford University college student seemed to be wrestling with her emotions as she shared her abortion story with the local newspaper this month. While the anonymous college student emphasized that ... discuss

We are charged by God almighty to share his gospel with the world.  God is good.  His gospel is pure, right, and timeless.  Therefore we ought to share it with all peoples, in all natio ... discuss

A contingent of 89 students published a letter in the University of Notre Dame’s student newspaper today in protest to the University’s announcement on March 5 that abortion and same-sex marriage ... discuss

On December 10, 2015; the province of Québec officially sanctioned euthanasia. The Québec government passed Bill 52 in June 2014 and over the next 17 months prepared their nation for doctors having ... discuss

How knocking Rubio out of the race would cost Cruz the nomination Right: Pyrrhus and his elephants “The armies separated; and, it is said, Pyrrhus replied to one that gave him joy of his ... discuss

On February 27, Melinda Selmys, a self-described “queer convert to Catholicism”, wrote a post for her blog on Patheos titled, “Does God Make Mistakes? (And are Trans People One of Them?)” Ther ... discuss

This post is the final in a four part series on Secularization and the Sexual Revolution. How Did We Get Here? The question remains, how did all this happen? As already noted, the sexual revolution ... discuss

En términos de derecho hay una máxima que dice que “toda persona es inocente hasta que no se demuestre su culpabilidad”. La máxima, sin embargo, parece no aplicar cuando se refiere a un tipo de ... discuss

The Pilgrims pray for their journey fleeing religious persecutionDaniel in the Lion's denWe live in a culture where really, values are passe.  You aren't allowed to have values.  Morality, p ... discuss

Voice of the Family has published a comprehensive analysis on the final report of the Synod of Bishops on the family to the Holy Father, approved by the Ordinary Synod in October 2015.Voice of the Fam ... discuss

Below is an open letter from me to His Holiness, Pope Francis. I humbly ask that the Pope denounce Canada's attack on freedom of conscience and religious liberty associated with an emerging euthanasia ... discuss

This article is an expanded version of my first “Life Lessons with Josh” column in Life Matters Journal, in which I answer questions from LMJ’s readers. This reader asked for help responding to ... discuss

Is it a phenomenon, or is there something diabolical in play here.  Many Americans have chosen to support candidates that are way less than conservative and have records where they either cannot ... discuss

When debating over heated and divisive political issues, I believe that it is helpful to abide by two rules.  The first rule is to reflect on the core values that motivate many - perhaps most - o ... discuss

This is an excellent blogpost by Austen Ivereigh reflecting on Cardinal Pell's testimony on child sexual abuse.Cardinal Pell's declarations that he had heard rumours of priestly sexual activity with c ... discuss

This post is the third in a four part series on Secularization and the Sexual Revolution. Impossible to Believe: The Endgame of Secularism In his important Massey Lectures delivered in 1991, Canadia ... discuss

Nadie esperaba que el Papa terminase en los Óscares de 2016 y, sin embargo, pasó. Entre los eufóricos momentos de la octagésima octava edición de los Óscares se encuentra la referencia que Tomas ... discuss

Secular Pro-Life has published an article co-authored by Kelsey Hazzard of SPL, and me.   Some further thoughts on the ideas of the article: This is a comment I once posted under Sean Cahill̵ ... discuss

I've tried many a time, in these pages to describe what it was like in my previous life.  Or in what you could call my life before the cross.  I've failed every time.  It is extremely d ... discuss

Listen carefully to everything Donald Trump say's when he is debating the other candidates, or when he is on the campaign trail. He is all about the "Great Deal" and "Don't worry it'll be great". &nbs ... discuss

Birth control is the single biggest contributor to the immorality which is so prevalent in our world today.  Since the introduction of the birth control pill in 1960, sex has become nothing more ... discuss

Answering a question about dehumanization at Grand Valley State University. Online discussions can be a lot of fun.  When we do it social media, only our friends see it. But when we do it on a newspa ... discuss

I heard someone recently say that fear is one of the main motivating factors of conservatism.  After giving that some thought, I would have to agree.  Conservatives want things to always sta ... discuss

Aaron Ross Powell has written a mostly-excellent essay on the extreme tribalism (although he doesn't call it that) which underlies the emotions aroused by virtually every contentious issue of the day. ... discuss

The Centers for Disease Control acknowledges that:    "The most common symptoms of Zika are fever, rash, joint pain, or conjunctivitis (red eyes). Other common symptoms include mu ... discuss

(This post is the second in a four part series on Secularization and the Sexual Revolution.) The new sexual morality did not emerge from a vacuum. Massive intellectual changes at the worldview level o ... discuss

Voice of the Family noted recently reports from credible sources that Vincent Cardinal Nichols, Archbishop of Westminster, is being considered as a candidate to head a Vatican’s new dicastery, which ... discuss

Question: "How can someone who is pro-life oppose abortion and yet be in favor of the death penalty?"There is not the slightest contradiction in being opposed to the murder of the innocent, while favo ... discuss

  This essay was first published, with illustrations, in Life Matters Journal Volume 4 Issue 3 — February 2016.   morass: 2. a complicated or confused situation ... discuss

“Presidents come and go, but the Supreme Court goes on forever.” So advised a man who ought to know, William Howard Taft. After serving as President of the United States, Taft went on to s ... discuss

I recently came across a meme in my Facebook feed that depicted a sad, small, dirty child with a plastic spoon in his mouth. The tag read, “Imagine a world where ‘pro-life’ efforts ... discuss

I recently came across a meme in my Facebook feed that depicted a sad, small, dirty child with a plastic spoon in his mouth. The tag read, “Imagine a world where ‘pro-life’ efforts ... discuss

Those who participate in singling out and attempting to hurt Israel through boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) campaigns are anti-Israel and not pro-Palestinian as they often claim.  The ... 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

by James Kalb – We live in an age of bad leadership. To judge by appearances, politicians today are mostly driven by partisanship and personal advantage. Business leaders are rapacious and indif ... discuss

by Rev. Dr. George C. Papademetriou – I am making the following brief statement as a committed Orthodox Christian and as a priest of the Church. I share with you my personal reflections on the a ... discuss

by Maria Stroganova – Father Victor, please tell us how the Orthodox of America reacted to the decision of the US Supreme Court recognizing the legitimacy of same-sex marriage throughout the cou ... discuss

Will Smith was recently featured along with several other actors on one of The Hollywood Reporter’s (THR) hour-long roundtable discussions. Not only did Will Smith make a relativistic statement, but ... discuss

This post is the first in a four part series on Secularization and the Sexual Revolution. In the face of the sexual revolution the Christian church in the West now faces a set of challenges that exce ... discuss

After being involved in every scam, illegal deal, and her actions as Secretary of State that caused four Americans to lose their lives in Benghazi, not to mention her secret internet server, Hillary C ... discuss

First of all, no one's forcing anyone to do or not do anything: Humans have free will. The pro-life movement is trying to make legal abortion less available, sure, but we're also trying to make cultur ... discuss




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