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April 27 is the feast of St. Zita of Lucca (1212-72), the patron saint of housekeepers, domestic servants, and waitresses. She is also invoked to help find lost keys.She was born in Tuscany, Italy in ... discuss

by Michael McDonald: Even as financial commentators on CNBC are starting to come around to the idea of a bottom in oil prices, the key question for US oil producers remains one of timing. How long wi ... discuss

By Brittany Higdon In his 2013 exhortation, Evangelli Gaudium, Pope Francis said, “A healthy pluralism, one which genuinely respects differences and values them as such, does not entail privatizing ... discuss

American Minute with Bill FedererFederal Gov. forcibly removed 17,000 ... to Oklahoma!Gold had been discovered in Georgia in 1828, resulting in a Democrat-controlled Congress rushing through the I ... discuss

(H/T Hot Air) The following reasons are why Rick Santorum is not working as a potential for the white house: Santorum is what I like to call, “A Soft Statist.” When it comes to big busin ... discuss

Editorial Cartoon by Glenn Fodenby Alan Caruba, Contributing Author: In 1973, the Supreme Court looked into the Constitution, found that it approved of abortion and overruled laws banning it. Othe ... discuss

 Now there are two passions today dominant in the profound lawlessness of morals - an unlimited desire of riches and an insatiable thirst for pleasures. It is this which marks with a shameful sti ... discuss

Doug Ross @ Journal In 2010, when Barack Obama said, “I do think at a certain point you’ve made enough money,” he definitely wasn’t referring to the Clintons. Because it wasn’ ... discuss

We  have forgotten just how deep a cultural revolution Christianity wrought. In fact, we forget about it precisely because of how deep it was: There are many ideas that we simply take for granted as ... discuss

Feast of Saint Mark, Evangelist(Click here for readings) By JENNIFER BURGINBe sober and vigilant. Your opponent the Devil is prowling around like a roaring lion looking for someone to d ... discuss

(NOTE: the text below is probably the best version.  I made a few slight slight tweaks to it after filming last night.  Nothing major.  Hope it helps) “A hired man, who is no ... discuss

This article was originally published on the HOPE Australia website.Paul RussellBy Paul Russell, the Director of Hope Australia.In November 2013, I had the distinct pleasure of travelling to Brussels ... discuss

It would only make sense that the Russians would want to keep tabs on "their" own property. Even if, or especially if, "their" property is in the U.S.A. A couple of years ago there was a good bit of ... discuss

by Caroline B. Glick: In testimony last week before the House committee in charge of State Department funding, US Ambassador to the UN Samantha Power acknowledged that the Obama administration inten ... discuss

by Andrew Collins: “A century ago, the income tax form was a single page,” writes Watchdog Arena contributor Peter Ingemi, but “today the tax code has become increasingly complex to the point w ... discuss

Rome, Italy, Apr 24, 2015 / 04:23 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- On the day marking 100 years since the systematic killing of over a million Armenians at the hands of Ottoman authorities, a Catholic historian i ... discuss

TweetBy Maaike RosendalThe day was just dawning as familiar sounds slowly awoke me. I could hear our two-year old throwing his stuffed animals from the top bunk to the floor, then climbing down the la ... discuss

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

TweetBy Jaclyn WhiteIf you had told me three years ago that I would be standing up in front of images of abortion victims, advocating for their rights, I would have laughed at you. Yet, as I writ ... discuss

TweetBy Emily RyznarDoing this kind of work is the furthest thing from easy. Some days, I find myself sitting in a dark place, overcome by the evil that threatens to engulf me. Some days, I can’t do ... discuss

In my travels around the country, I’m often asked by fellow pro-life activists how many times I’ve been arrested. They know about the many times my father has been arrested—thirteen in all—and ... discuss

$135,000.00 At least according to the State of Oregon. For that is the amount of the fine that has been levied against Aaron and Melissa Klein by an administrative law judge in that state in his Propo ... discuss

by Gary Bauer, Contributing Author: Iran Surrounding Israel - One of the most illogical positions held by President Obama is his insistence on not conditioning the Iranian nuclear negotiations on ch ... discuss

by Nelson Hultberg, Contributing Author: Our government bankers print money today like loons in an asylum spew absurdity. Glib media shills lure us every night into a disgraceful indolence. And our c ... discuss

For nearly a decade, I have been trying to warn pro-lifers about the advent of genetically-modified, designer babies. Society’s total blind acceptance of creating human life in the laboratory en ... discuss

In Michigan, a 12-year-old cancer survivor has been expelled from school after allegedly missing too many classes. The institution, St. Joseph Middle School, sent Rose McGrath and her family a letter ... discuss

Book Details: • Speaker: Dave Harvey • Director: Patrick Gines • Publisher: Shepherd Press (2014) • Format: DVD • Run Time: 195 minutes • ISBN/ASIN#: 1633420922 • List Price: $59. ... discuss

At this point, the SDHSAA Board has decided to NOT take action on the transgender policy until their May 15, 2015 board meeting. In the interim, they are going to send out a survey to all of the supe ... discuss

Brethren, Peace be with you.Today, as I reflected upon Revelation 14: 1-4 (NAB) during lectio divina, I noticed something I'd never noticed before. Read the highlighted portion by yourselves:The Lamb ... discuss

I’m a wimp. This isn’t exactly a new discovery, but in light of recent events it’s a fairly obvious physical trait. When I think of myself I see a strong, confident girl ready to ta ... discuss

This is a story I would rather not tell. If I could, I would hide it away in my memory bank forever. However, I know it needs to be told it because it is the truth. And truth, these days, is very unpo ... discuss

I am in the enjoyable position of receiving copies of most of the latest and greatest Christian books, and every few weeks I like to provide a round-up of what is new and particularly notable. ... discuss

Jennifer PopikBy Jennifer Popik, JD, Robert Powell Center for Medical EthicsIn a record push, Compassion and Choices or C&C (formerly the Hemlock Society) has introduced bills in nearly half of U.S. s ... discuss

    TRUE HUMILITY!!   Dana Perino has a lot of good stories to tell about her time as White House Press Secretary in the Bush administration, if this story is any indication. The co-ho ... discuss

On January 13, Republican Senator John Cornyn introduced the Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act of 2015, legislation that would “create a federal fund for victims’ services and law enforce ... discuss

"Greater love has no one than this, that one lay down his life for his friends" - John 15:13 (NASB) The above-titled recent headline comes to us from the Vatican Insider, which brings us the startling ... discuss

Story here. Yes, they are hypocrites, just like these MSNBC people who didn’t file their taxes properly. I have no doubt that some of the bad filings are the result of trying to get out of ̵ ... discuss

 Concealed in Roseanne Barr’s pro-abortion rant are some very revealing admissions Send to KindleBy Dave Andrusko Roseanne BarrNRL News ... discuss

Religious orders have become clearer about their own identity, according to Fr Jamison (Photo:Mazur/ Forty-five women joined religious orders last year, according to official f ... discuss

The Chevy Volt is a failure, and it’s the most expensive vehicular failure ever- thanks to government subsidies based on wishful thinking. Convinced that they know better than the markets, gover ... discuss

On this day in 1985 Coca-Cola changed its formula and released New Coke. Less than three months later they changed it back. Don’t you wish we could do the same with politicians? I digress. By th ... discuss

Carly Fiorinaby Kate Scanlon: Former CEO of Hewlett-Packard and likely presidential candidate Carly Fiorina criticized the Democratic Party’s platform of abortion on demand during a recent speech.S ... discuss

Ben Woodard, Online for Life: I often remind my two sons of a popular phrase: “Your attitude determines your altitude.” Those who value all of human life need to stop thinking about fighting t ... discuss

The President Bestowing Upon Buffett theDemocrat Crony Taxes Exemption Awardby Seton Motley, Contributing Author: We just hobbled through another tax season. The excruciating excursion into the rid ... discuss

Today in Washington, D.C. - April 22, 2015The House reconvened today at 10 AM. Potential bills to be considered:H.R. 1560 - "To improve cybersecurity in the United States through enhanced sharing of ... discuss

Credit:  www.slate.comI recently commented on Father John Zuhlsdorf's blog in which I pointed out that he, Father Z, was in profound disagreement with Pope Benedict XVI.  He admitted that ye ... discuss

Charles and David Kochby Ken McIntyre: Tycoon philanthropists Charles and David Koch may endorse a conservative Republican candidate for president before the party’s nominating convention, but an ... discuss

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

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

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

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

Presidents of the United States are usually awful as theologians. In far too many cases, the closer they get to anything theological, the bigger the mess they make. President Obama seems rather adept ... discuss

The world around us is changing at a velocity unprecedented in human history. But we must realize that while the world seems to be changing almost regularly before our eyes, the task of the ministry r ... discuss

In part 1 of this series I set out an exposition of Genesis 10-11. In part 2, we will look at the question of ethnic and racial diversity through the lens of biblical theology. Now let’s conside ... discuss

Unless you have been hiding under a rock or in a coma for the last 9 months, you are aware of the Ferguson Missouri incident which involved the shooting of an unarmed teen, Michael Brown, by police of ... discuss

Mario Rojas with Bishop Guadalupe of Juarez This week, Adolfo Castañeda, director of education for Vida Humana International, and I participated in the first Binational Pro-Family & Pro-Life Congress ... discuss

And the Lord said, Simon, Simon, behold, Satan hath desired to have you, that he may sift you as wheat: But I have prayed for thee, that thy faith fail not: and when thou art converted, strengthen thy ... discuss

Way to go ARPA and Pat Maloney!The goal is to review the constitutionality of the ironically named Broader Public Sector Accountability Act, which excludes abortion statistics from the the Freedom of ... discuss

It’s funny how our worldview affects the way we live—and shapes our cultural destiny. Here are some real world examples. Most parents, when they travel with young children, take along a few things ... discuss

Today we honor Blessed Maria Gabriella (1914-1939), an Italian Trappist nun, who died at the age young age of 25, and was renowned  for her gift to heal divisions and unify the Church through her ... discuss

Today a group of national pro-life leaders released a joint statement urging House Republican leaders to schedule a vote on the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act. However, the language of the b ... discuss

Yesterday I was having a discussion with a rather vocal pro-life advocate. He was arguing with a vegetarian, and finally he told this vegetarian that she is confused and should keep her mouth shut. No ... discuss

The Hippocratic Oath is perhaps the most widely known of Greek medical texts. It requires a new physician to swear that he will uphold a number of professional ethical standards. In the oath, a physic ... discuss

April 22, 2015 Pregnancy resource centers (PRCs) are a source of encouragement and support for women facing an unplanned pregnancy, but the centers are again under intense attack from the abortion lob ... discuss

Antonia Tully, SPUC's Safe at School co-ordinator, and Rhoslyn Thomas, SPUC's youth organiser, spoke last week at major pro-life conference in Nigeria organised by the bishops of Ibadan Province. Anto ... discuss

Dr. Thomas Sowellby Dr. Thomas Sowell: Painful as it is to realize that both the Democrats and the Republicans will still be holding their primaries a year from now, that is one of the high prices we ... discuss

“No wonder America's prison population is out of control. Americans aren't addicted to crime; our politicians are addicted to criminalizing things.” ~ Evan Feinbergby Evan Feinberg: Criminal justi ... discuss

Rep. Susan Lynn photoHow sweet it is in Tennessee! Today saw landmark decisions in the state legislature when two bills were passed overwhelmingly  in the House,  having previously pass ... discuss

About a month ago, we posted about the proposed bill that would require aborticians to anesthetize their victims prior to murdering them. (Please review that piece here). At that point, it was unclear ... discuss

The Senate will vote this week or early next week on President Barack Obama’s nominee for Attorney General. When it does, senators will be voting on a nominee in Loretta Lynch who once defended ... discuss

Ten years ago, a burning desire to be a voice for the unborn was ignited in three leaders – in Texas, Virginia and Colorado. Having known each other for years, they rarely see one another aside from ... discuss

John Lennox is professor of Mathematics at Oxford, yet he offers us a commentary on the Old Testament book of Daniel as an encouragement for Christians everywhere to continue to stand “against t ... discuss

This article was written by Adrian Rhodes and published on his blog on April 21.A record of my visit to the RNAO meeting. Some comments based on my observations concerning the assisted suicide public ... discuss

The American Center for Law & Justice (ACLJ) today filed a reply brief in support of the ACLJ’s request that the Supreme Court review our False Claims Act (FCA) case against Planned Parenthood. The ... discuss

After spending a month hijacking a bill to help sex trafficking victims to push its abortion-funding agenda, Senate Democrats finally caved and they will drop their filibuster against the bill. Their ... discuss

 A pro-abortion president’s pro-life slip of the tongue By Dave Andrusko Pro-abortion President Barack ObamaA tip of the hat to our frie ... discuss

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There is little doubt that abortion is one of the greatest horrors of our time. I am very confident that a day will come when future generations will express shock and amazement that we ever a ... discuss

by Alan Caruba, Contributing Author: Earth Day was declared in 1970 and for the past 45 years we have all been living in the Environmental Insane Asylum, being told over and over again to believe th ... discuss

Monday of the Third Week of Easter(Click here for readings)By KATIE GROSSWhen the crowd saw that neither Jesus nor his disciples were there,they themselves got into boatsand came to Capernau ... discuss

Lincoln, Neb., Apr 21, 2015 / 04:45 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On a Friday night in spring of 2010, nearly 150 Catholic students at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln gathered at their Newman Center to shar ... discuss

By Mitchell Kalpakgian, Ph.D. Of the many attributes of human beings formalized in Latin—the man who knows (homo sapiens), the man who smiles or plays (homo ludens), the upright man who stands (homo ... discuss

by Alan Caruba, Contributing Author: We are told we need to feel sympathy for the Cuban people who have suffered from a U.S. embargo and lack of diplomatic recognition. That ignores a long history of ... discuss

Rome, Italy, Apr 20, 2015 / 05:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- As the U.S. prepares for Pope Francis' trip later this year, one Vatican official says efforts to remove the statue of Spanish missionary Blessed ... discuss

On April 17, presidential hopeful Jeb Bush said that looking back at his time as the Governor of Florida, he would not have handled the Terri Schiavo case any differently. In 2003, Bush lobbied state ... discuss

In 2014, the Washington Post reported that Republican Carly Fiorina was actively exploring the presidential bid in 2016. On NBC’s “Meet the Press” Fiorina said, “When people keep asking you ov ... discuss

Christians love to quote the Scripture in defense of their beliefs, and rightly they should, for the Holy Scripture in the basis for the Christian faith.  Why would anyone expect them not to use ... discuss

Chrissy shopping in our local drugstore. My 13 year old daughter Chrissy with Down syndrome has a support person to help her reshape her behaviors so that she can get along better in everyday situatio ... discuss

This sponsored post was prepared by C.J. Williams of Reformed Presbyterian Theological Seminary. When Adam found that among the creatures there was not one suitable for him as a partner (Gen ... discuss

It’s time for pro-lifers to go on the offense, or so Sen. Rand Paul suggests. On April 16, Sen. Paul (R-Ky.) addressed the pro-life movement at the Susan B. Anthony Campaign for Life Summit in Was ... discuss

One definition of Magical Thinking is: “merely thinking about an event in the external world can cause it to occur.” Personally, in some cases it also seems to result in the belief that me ... discuss

Have you ever had a really ugly fight with someone close to you, only to realize after the fact that it was all based on a simple misunderstanding? It’s very frustrating, especially because all of ... discuss

The Equuschick just finished a new Robin Mckinley, Dragonhaven. It was a different style than many of her previous books and in fact, especially for one who can write so elegantly, her writing here ... discuss

Apr 19 - Homily: In the Breaking of the Bread but the important point here is that we should listen as He says, "Woman behold thy son" - we are the children of Our Lady and who are represented by S ... discuss

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by Alan Caruba, Contributing Author: There is something very disquieting occurring in American politics today. Most dramatically, the Democratic Party is offering a candidate who is a moral cesspool ... discuss

This is an excerpt from John Harris’s new book, Climbing Backward Out of Caves, which makes a case for the rational basis of belief in a higher being. Finally we have what is perhaps the twentieth ... discuss

I have a new poll question up: Do women’s hormones preclude them from being president? The concern was raised by Go Ape Marketing CEO Cheryl Rios last week, to which GOP presidential hopeful Car ... discuss

Join the other Quicktakers at This Ain't the Lyceum.1. It's been a year and a half now since I went completely grain free. I've learned a lot and I really don't miss eating bread or breaded things tha ... discuss

In different ways, a few Patheos Catholic bloggers have been talking about poverty, and from a personal point of view, and all unplanned. It started off with Rebecca Lane Frech thinking back on the pa ... discuss

“It’s the economy, stupid!”  The weirdest thing about the onrushing 2016 presidential cycle is the scarcity of a GOP economic growth theme. Missing, too, is a serious growth agenda. ... discuss

The recent passage of the Religious Freedom Restoration Act in Indiana has caused a disproportionate amount of push back considering a similar law was passed under a democratic administration at the f ... discuss

Austin Cline, self proclaimed agnosticism/atheism expert, in his article, “What’s The Point of Marriage, Gay or Straight?” asks: Why is it so important to be able to hold up a marria ... discuss

This is an excerpt from John Harris’s new book, Climbing Backward Out of Caves, which makes a case for the rational basis of belief in a higher being. One cannot prove logically that God exists ... discuss

Through illegal immigration and so-called refugee resettlement programs, both importing a new breed of American “citizen” and a new crop of voters, the U.S. elections are now heavily influenced by ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - Christian Songs and Stories - Tony Funderburk - Christian Songs and Stories So, how do you understand the inexplicable? You can’t. Or can you? Or is there really such a thing as un ... discuss

Last 36 books I read sorted in descending order by date Tim Challies just published a blog post that intrigued me. The title of his blog post (“blost”) is the same as mine, or should I say, ... discuss

Vatican City, Apr 18, 2015 / 04:03 am (CNA/EWTN News).- With more opportunities opening for women to take leadership roles in Vatican councils and congregations, women are filling the ranks of the Rom ... discuss

Alliance Defending Freedom/April 16, 2015-- Pro-life pregnancy centers provide compassionate medical care, material assistance, and emotional support to women experiencing unplanned pregnancies. But ... discuss

This could happen with any type of discussion, but I am going to focus on when it happens between believers who both hold the Bible as their standard, because then there is an actual external standard ... discuss

A New "Wrinkle" in TimeI was fascinated to see that Madeleine L'Engle's granddaughter has discovered a three-page section that was cut from the original classic, A Wrinkle in Time. I didn't know that ... discuss

You have to swallow hard when you read statements like this from a student at Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut. Julie Vermeulen is a member of the “Wesleyan Doula Project,” which she ... discuss

There are few bigger champions of abortion in the United States than President Barack Obama. He has promoted abortion and abortion funding at every turn as president and worked hand in hand with pro-a ... discuss

April 16, 2015   L ... discuss

by Kelli Political commentator and former Bush White House Press Secretary Dana Perino appeared on Fox’s The Kelly File where she and Megyn Kelly discussed GOP Presidential candidate Rand Paul&# ... discuss

  “Girls” Star stars in pro-abortion PSA By Dave Andrusko Jemima KirkeAt first I wasn’t going to write about Jemima Kirke, one of the stars ... discuss

 Rick Warren publicly opposes legalizing assisted suicide in California By Dave Andrusko Rick and Kay Warren spoke in 2013 with CNN’s Pi ... discuss

There he was, forty years ago, in a small village of the State of New York; no railroad yet, and even the Erie Canal many miles distant. He was the village blacksmith, his establishment consisting of ... discuss

Vatican City, Apr 17, 2015 / 12:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Already two years into the reform process of the Roman Curia, progress might seem slow. But cardinals on the Pope's advisory council say efforts ... discuss

Question: "Where do we find any evidence that praying for the dead is a biblical? From what I have read it appears that the Bible almost says the opposite of this in Ezekiel Chapter 18. Sure, Ezekiel ... discuss

I'm glad John Robson brought up the topic of LSD in the 1960s. I know he was trying to make a point about trends and periods needing each other, but my interest is about the influence of the drug itse ... discuss

(LiveActionNews) — A pamphlet produced by Last Days Ministries entitled, “Abortion Clinics: An Inside Look” contained the testimonies of two former abortion facility workers. One worker ... discuss

Thursday of the Second Week of Easter(Click here for readings)By FR ALFONSE NAZZAROThe one who comes from above is above all.  The one who is of the earth is earthly and speaks of earthly things. ... discuss

Obama Administration's EPA War on Coal: The New York Times reports, “President Obama’s most far-reaching regulation to slow climate change will have its first day in court on Thursday, the beg ... discuss

It is encouraging to know that as medical technology continues to improve, doctors are still using such advances for good. Violet Pietrok, now two years old, was born with a defect known as Tessier fa ... discuss

According to the Catholic Calendar in place in 1954, today (April 16th) was a ferial day that also was noted as the Feast of St. Benedict Joseph Labre (Mass in Some Places).  As I have poste ... discuss

As many of my readers know, I worship and serve as a pastor at Grace Fellowship Church in Toronto, Ontario. What my readers may not know is that my local church has been served faithfully by& ... discuss

Today I met a 14 year old boy who was paralyzed in a freak accident last summer. He is quadriplegic. It's not yet been a year since his accident. I'm not sure if the reality of severe, permanent ... discuss

In other words, a culture that doesn't care about religion won't defend freedom of religion.Another salient point:Our fellow citizens have absorbed and are committed to a particular view about the mea ... discuss

Chaunie Bruise is the author of Tiny Blue Lines, a book on unplanned pregnancy, young motherhood and faith. She’s also a pro-life speaker and shares about her experience of having an unplanned pregn ... discuss

 Democratic National Committee Chair avoids answering when she believes life begins and whether aborting a seven-pound baby is okay By D ... discuss

 Looking behind the justifications used by the first student-run abortion doula project By Dave Andrusko Alex RonanYou have to swallow har ... discuss

 An Abortion Book for the Kiddos By Clinton Wilcox You may have heard by now that there’s a children’s book written by Mary Walling ... discuss

Brethren, Peace be with you.My apologies for my extended silence. My wife and I have been recovering from a bout of influenza. She's almost recovered, but I'm spent still. All for the Glory of God and ... discuss

The other day I took Grammerly’s Who is your poet BFF? quiz and got Maya Angelou. I didn’t really think much of the results until I read the poem that was listed on the author’s pag ... discuss

Book Details: • Authors: Kenneth Keathley and Mark Rooker • Publisher: Kregel Academic (2015) • Format: softcover • Page Count: 432 • ISBN#: 9780825429415 • List Price: $23.99 • R ... discuss

by Rolley Haggard, Contributing Author: It is generally held by both Protestant and Catholic scholars that those dying in infancy—including those whose lives are ended by abortion—are graciously, ... discuss

TweetBy Maaike RosendalOver the past few years I’ve had the opportunity to debate various people who willingly defended that abortion is morally justifiable up to a certain point. With the exception ... discuss

Today I met a 14 year old boy who was paralyzed in a freak accident last summer. He is quadriplegic. It's not yet been just a year since his accident. I'm not sure if the reality of severe, perma ... discuss

Federal officials have designated portions of 11 drought-ridden Western and Central states as primary natural disaster areas.Map from  Image from Stafford, Contrib ... discuss

My mind is so random that odd things strike me during the Mass. Concentration on what is important is not my strong point. So during Mass while kneeling to receive Communion on the tongue instead of c ... discuss

by Paul Jacob, Contributing Author: Is it time to spell out the IRS as the Internal Revenue Scandal?The IRS has so many scandals under its belt.But the biggest, from a broad, threat-to-the-republic po ... discuss

Today in Washington, D.C. - April 15The House reconvened at 10:00 AM today. Bills that may be considered today:H.R. 1026 — "To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to permit the release of i ... discuss

In January, Congresswoman Renee Ellmers led the charge to sabotage the Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act — a move that ultimately forced Republicans to pull the bill from the House floor ... discuss

The top Republican int he Senate is challenging Democrats to stop filibustering a bill to help victims of sex trafficking over their desire to force Americans to pay for abortions. Senate Democrats ha ... discuss

Fox News host Megyn Kelly has asked Debbie Wasserman Schulz when she thinks human life begins. Yesterday, CNN grilled the head of the Democratic Party about abortion and whether or not she supported a ... discuss

 “A Child’s future is worth every sacrifice” By Dave Andrusko is an exceeding helpful pro-life site. I peruse it ev ... discuss

It is one of the questions I’m asked the most often. We’ve all experienced it. You’re talking to someone about abortion or something else and it’s just not going very well. You start doubting ... discuss

by Ralph Benko, Contributing Author: "It's the economy, stupid!" The weirdest thing about the onrushing 2016 presidential cycle is the scarcity of a GOP economic growth theme. Missing, too, is a seri ... discuss

  From: kd Sent: Monday, February 23, 2015 Subject: ISIS book burning ISIS Burns 8000 Rare Books and Manuscripts in Mosul - While the world was watching the Academy Awards ceremony, the pe ... discuss

A Texas couple is welcoming the first-ever all-girl quintuplets to ever be born in the United States. The feat of giving birth to five little girls all at once is so rare that the last time it occurre ... discuss

It would be ironic if it wasn’t tragic: A black man speaks out to protect the most crucial civil right Americans have – the right to life – and is sued by what is regarded as the nation’s larg ... discuss

A classic cold-war era joke used two cows to illustrate the various political systems that dominated the 20th century world.  There were different renditions of the joke, but they tended to follo ... discuss

In a recent opinion piece on Louisiana’s Marriage and Conscience Act (HB 707), state representative and speaker pro tempore Walter J. Leger III tries to dictate morals to his constituents, but o ... discuss

Jay Richards, executive editor of The Stream, recently debated atheist Dan Barker of the Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF) at an event hosted by the Intercollegiate Studies Institute at Ari ... discuss

A “freshly born” eight-pound, six ounce newborn baby girl, covered in blood and afterbirth, was found alive in a Myrtle Beach, SC dumpster last Thursday afternoon. WMBF News reported: “A small n ... discuss

Monday of the second week of Easter(Click here for readings) By KATIE GROSS There was a Pharisee named Nicodemus, a ruler of the Jews.He came to Jesus at night and said to him,“Rabbi, ... discuss

Pontifical Academy Calls Us to Stand in Solidarity With the Elderly and Provide a Culture of Compassion ( — The Pontifical Academy for Life held its annual assembly in March on the theme ... discuss

  Abortion patient: Planned Parenthood’s counseling consisted of “five terse questions”  Sarah Terzo  Pro-choice author Jennifer Bau ... discuss

Vatican City, Apr 13, 2015 / 02:27 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Giving witness to Jesus Christ is more than mere advertising, Pope Francis said: it's the act of courage in proclaiming the Gospel “with f ... discuss

For the beauty of the earth,  for the glory of the skies,  for the love which from our birth  over and around us lies.  Christ, our Lord, to you we raise  this, our hymn of grateful praise.  Fol ... discuss

by Kelsey Harkness, The Daily Signal: Mary Spaulding Balch has been fighting against what she calls “dismemberment abortion” since she was 17 years old.Now, at 60, she’s breathing a sigh of reli ... discuss

Greg Boyd has started his own book response to Flood's book with the title, Must We Deny Biblical Infallibility to “Disarm” Scripture? A Review of Derek Flood’s Disarming Scripture: Part 1. Boyd ... discuss

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Betsy had read this and enjoyed it. I was looking for something light and quick, so I picked it up, too. The Vigilante Poets of Selwyn Academy, Kate Hattemer's debut novel, was a fun read. I ... discuss

by Gaurav Agnihotri, Op-Ed: OPEC has been the most talked about international organization among investors, analysts and international political lobbies in the last few months. When OPEC speaks, the w ... discuss

Today for Washington, D.C. - April 13, 2015The House is to reconvene at 2 PM today.  No bills or votes are expected to be considered until 4PMThe Senate will reconvene at 2 PM today. At 5:30 PM, ... discuss

One month after Speaker John Boenher confirmed to that he strongly supports the pro-life bill to ban abortions after 20 weeks, the number two Republican in the House says plans are in the ... discuss

I wrote the very long post below and then, while looking up one last link stumbled upon this post by Edward Willet which kind of sums up things better than I do (I am not a summing up sort of gal).   ... discuss

New York Times writer Bruni publicly calling for the forced coercion of Christians with religious consciences because he thinks that’s a good idea. No mention of Muslims. On April 3rd, New York ... discuss

Voris has something of a point.There are a lot of gays in the Church, people who don't care about the teaching on sodomy.Here's my perpetually unanswered question:What are the names of the guilty? Who ... discuss

By Elissa Graves, Litigation Counsel @elissastarkey Pro-life pregnancy centers provide compassionate medical care, material assistance, and emotional support to women experiencing unplanned pregnanci ... discuss

Old St. John. Grand-daddy of the early church. Last living Apostle. Living out his days in Ephesus, in the late first century. And he writes letters to the church, his “dear children”. We have ... discuss

 Hillary Clinton’s awful month and the mantra of “safe, legal and rare” abortions By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. This first ran i ... discuss

If words matter–and you’ll find that I am very quick to contend that they do–then we ought to be careful with the language we speak. For some, this point might seem like something a ... discuss

“On the whole I find nothing any where else in point of climate which Virginia need envy to any part of the world . . . . Spring and autumn, which make a paradise of our country, are rigorous wi ... discuss

Liam Gibson addressesthe Dungannon political seminarOver the weekend I was speaking at a pro-life political seminar in Dungannon, Northern Ireland, in connection with the forthcoming general election. ... discuss

Negotiations … to prevent an Iranian capability to develop a nuclear arsenal are ending with an agreement that concedes this very capability. ~ Henry Kissinger and George Shultz, Wall Street Journa ... discuss

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxtonby Josh Siegel: As a federal appeals court considers whether to keep or rescind a hold on Obama’s immigration program, the attorney general of the state leading the ... discuss

by Joyce Cook, Letter to Editor: The pitchforks were out last week after an unsuspecting young woman whose family owned a pizza restaurant in Walkerton, Ind., was ambushed by a reporter who was on a m ... discuss

by Alan Caruba, Contributing Author: While we endure the daily lies of President Obama, do we really want to have another four to eight years more of Hillary Clinton’s? It’s not like we don’t ... discuss

Until last autumn, I had not read any of Dr. Peter Enns' books although I am a regular reader of his blog at Patheos, "rethinking biblical christianity..." I did write a brief review in November and a ... discuss

A Treasury of War Poetry British and American Poems of the World War 1914-1917 Reader Reviewfrom Amazon: I’m not one to generally sit down and read a book of poetry, but that’s exactly wha ... discuss

With trips to the US, Christmas, New Years, the summer break, Madeleine’s work, my preaching and juggling the family and the launch of my book, it has been a while since I blogged. Since the la ... discuss

Introductory Background While modern leftist academics routinely mock the Judeo-Christian apocalypse prophesied in both the Old and New Testaments (Joel 2; Isaiah 24; Matthew 24-25; 2 Thessalonians 1- ... discuss

The West African Ebola epidemic is winding down with only one case confirmed in Liberia last month. In Guinea new cases continue to emerge, but at a reduced rate compared to last year’s peak. Th ... discuss

Katie Hopkins brands dementia patients 'bed blockers' | Daily Mail Online div> ... discuss

This week Senator Rand Paul turned a question by an APr attempting to brand him as a pro-life extremist back on him by asking: Why don’t we ask the DNC: Is it OK to kill a 7-pound baby in the uterus ... discuss

#3- Marian Prophecies in OT - Mariology for Everyone Quick Survey of Old Testament Prophesies of Mary, different verses which point forward to Mary: Gen 3:15 - She will Crush your Head, shows the E ... discuss

Henry Payne in 2013 lampooned  Obamacare GlitchesThough President Obama and fellow liberals spend a lot of time these days trying to claim that Obamacare is a success, ordinary Americans still s ... discuss

In North Carolina, Cher Lair and her husband Stephen have six boys and are expecting another baby in August. For this baby, they decided to have a gender reveal party but left the secret in the hands ... discuss

In July, pro-lifers from all around the country will be gathering in New Orleans, Louisiana for the 45th annual National Right to Life Convention. The convention will feature speakers like medical dir ... discuss

And it takes "devilish" intentions to know "devilish" intentions. White House Dossier - Obama: No Iranian Nuclear Weapon "on my Watch" Whoa whoa whoa whoa waydasecond. ere? The Israelis have pic ... discuss

By Alex SchadenbergExecutive Director and International Chair - Euthanasia Prevention CoalitionAmber PhillipsAn assisted suicide campaigner in California says that she is supporting the California ass ... discuss

Internet freedom in China is like snakes in Ireland- none: Since Xi Jinping became Communist Party secretary in late 2013, China has unleashed a broad crackdown on dissent, and netizens haven’t been ... discuss

You didn’t need a degree in nuclear physics to know that the New York Times would go apoplectic because Kansas became the first in the nation to pass The Unborn Child Protection from Dismemberment A ... discuss

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I am in the enjoyable position of receiving copies of most of the latest and greatest Christian books, and, well, they just keep coming! In the last couple of weeks my mailbox has been very ne ... discuss

Rome, Italy, Apr 10, 2015 / 12:04 am (CNA).- As the Church prepares to conclude its celebration of the 50th anniversary of Vatican II later this year, one book is taking a hard look at the council's v ... discuss

Vatican City, Apr 9, 2015 / 05:08 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A top African cardinal says that German cardinal Walter Kasper – who's stirred controversy over his views promoting Communion for the divor ... discuss

Editorial Cartoon by Michael RamirezUSA Today reports, “Tehran will not sign a final nuclear deal unless world powers simultaneously lift economic sanctions imposed on Iran, the nation's presiden ... discuss




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