Topic: poor

by Bill Smith, Editor: A "Sam Adams" source inside the U.S. Senate shared with the ARRA News service a new Polling report released by Kellyanne Conway, President & CEO of The Polling Company, inc. ... discuss

Oklahoma City, Okla., Aug 21, 2014 / 04:35 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Oklahoma City's archbishop voiced relief that satanists organizing a black mass in the city returned a stolen Host which was to be desec ... discuss

That is SO Last Century  by Seton Motley, Contributing Author: The Twentieth was the Century of the Welfare State. Governments the world over built and then continuously grew their domestic aid ... discuss

The Twentieth was the Century of the Welfare State.  Governments the world over built and then continuously grew their domestic aid money delivery apparatuses.  Tens of trillions of dollars were spe ... discuss

Frederic Chopin was plagued by poor health Frederic Chopin(1810-1849)throughout his short but prodigious life. His bouts of melancholy are well known and have been attributed to bipolar syndrome or cl ... discuss

By Connie Nykiel “Sorrow makes us all children again.” –Ralph Waldo Emerson I teach childbirth education to pregnant teenagers. My job is to prepare young parents for parenthood. This includes t ... discuss

Today, August 21st, is the memorial of Pope St. Pius X (1835-1914).Giuseppe Sarto was born June 2, 1835, the second of ten children born to a poor family in the village of Riese, Province of Treviso, ... discuss

Pope St. Pius X during his lying in state, 21–22 August 1914In his will, Pope St. Pius X said, "I was born poor, I have lived poor, I wish to die poor." He was canonized on May 29, 1954, by Pope Pi ... discuss

Poor Richard Dawkins, he's a bright lad, but he just can't help stepping in it, can he?Now he's gone and insulted those of us who love our sons and daughters with Down syndrome by suggesting we should ... discuss

The GOP once again appears clueless.  But not quite for the reason that liberals suppose. An August 4th New York Times article by John Harwood, Democrats Seize on Social Issues as Attitudes Shift ... discuss

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

Also saved in OneNote In keeping with their recent “excellence in media” award from Planned Parenthood, the September issue of Cosmopolitan offers its young female audience a “Hot and Healthy I ... discuss

Oklahoma City, Okla., Aug 20, 2014 / 11:05 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Organizers of a satanic black mass slated to take place in Oklahoma City next month face a lawsuit on grounds that the consecrated Host ... discuss

From The Center for Vision & Values, Grove City CollegeBy Tracy Miller Editor’s note: This article first appeared The Daily Caller.In spite of the claims by President Obama’s Council of Econom ... discuss

Wednesday of the Twentieth Week in Ordinary Time(Click here for readings)By Benedict Augustine“’My friend, I am not cheating you.Did you not agree with me for the usual daily wage?Take wha ... discuss

By: Larry Correia — Happy bday Larry!! Monster Hunter International I read this article before arriving in Indianapolis, so I was able to ponder on it a bit as I observed the gleeful masses at G ... discuss

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

An amusingly confused (and misleading) study of red and blue state knowledge about abortion By Dave Andrusko Prof. Danielle ... discuss

That’s his star witness sitting behind him…. Here’s a pic of the deceased ‘poor, unarmed college bound teen’ in Ferguson , MO. …….. most likely not the pic the MSNBC ... discuss

John FundDr. Bill Smith, Editor:  When controversy swirls around elections, politicians and democrats playing their dirty tricks, there is one person over the years whose analysis I wait to hear ... discuss

Houston, Texas, Aug 19, 2014 / 05:15 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The Church in the U.S. should not and cannot ignore the ever-increasing Latino population, Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia said Satu ... discuss

In keeping with their recent “excellence in media” award from Planned Parenthood, the September issue of Cosmopolitan offers its young female audience a “Hot and Healthy Investigation” ... discuss

Then there was the man we picked up from the drain, half eaten by worms and, after we had brought him to the home, he only said, “I have lived like an animal in the street, but I am going to die ... discuss

Aug 19 - Homily: Christ Became Poor to Make Us Rich Father goes over the readings, psalm, and antiphons of today's liturgy, and shows how Jesus became poor for us, and by being united to Him, we be ... discuss

By Don DeMarco, Ph. D. He was Mr. Basketball, the Houdini of the Hardwood. He was blessed with long arms and peripheral vision. These gifts together with being ambidextrous and having extraordinary c ... discuss

Flavia Iulia Helena Augusta, also known as Saint Helena, Saint Helen, Helena Augusta or Helena of Constantinople (ca. 250 – ca. 330) she was married to the Roman general Constantius Chlorus, who bec ... discuss

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

Archbishop Romero after he was shot. ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE (AP) - Pope Francis opened the way Monday to a quick beatification for Oscar Romero, saying there are no more doctrinal problems blocking th ... discuss

Coach Bob Ladouceur: Winning a lot of football games is doable. Teaching kids there’s more to life? That’s hard.Most sports movies show us the underdog team fighting their way to the top by the en ... discuss

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

Aboard the papal plane, Aug 18, 2014 / 04:30 pm (CNA).- Speaking to journalists aboard the Aug. 18 plane flight back to Italy from South Korea, Pope Francis said he supports international intervention ... discuss

by Ralph Benko, Contributing Author: The GOP once again appears clueless. But not quite for the reason that liberals suppose.An August 4th New York Times article by John Harwood, Democrats Seize ... discuss

A young man approached Jesus and said,“Teacher, what good must I do to gain eternal life?”He answered him, “Why do you ask me about the good?There is only One who is good.I ... discuss

Brethren, Peace and Good to all of you.This, according to the Catholic News Agency:Aboard the papal plane, Aug 18, 2014 / 12:07 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis supports international intervention i ... discuss

Aboard the papal plane, Aug 18, 2014 / 12:07 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis supports international intervention in Iraq and is willing to go to there personally if it will help end the violence aga ... discuss

Prayer by Pope St. John XXIII O Jesus, come back into our society, our family life, our souls, and reign there as our peaceful sovereign. Enlighten with the splendor of faith and t ... discuss

One has to wonder how these children even are able to climb on top of a moving train at six and eight years old… Finally, someone has organized the facts and combined them with logic. To be fa ... discuss

Today, August 18, is the feast day of Saint Helena of Constantinople (246-330), mother of Constantine the Great, and finder of the True Cross of Jesus Christ.St. Helena was the daughter of an innkeepe ... discuss

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

Seoul, South Korea, Aug 16, 2014 / 09:03 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A deep understanding of our identity as Christians is needed to combat the modern tendency to reduce the faith to superficiality, Pope Fra ... discuss

  CALIFORNIA GLOBAL-WARMING ADVOCATES COLD TO EVIDENCE THAT POOR & DISADVANTAGED WILL BE HURT BY THEIR ABSURDIST POLICIES: BABY IT’S COLD OUTSIDE And here’s the very enlightening & convincin ... discuss

I agree with the idea that, for many women, abortion is not a difficult decision for some women. Most poor-choice activists don't give a bleep about the elimination of human life. Their attitude ... discuss

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

-- 1 --Went in for my annual physical exam today and I found out that I have a couple of health issues. One for certain and the others are possibilities. Either way, I was given medications, more bloo ... discuss

When a mother delivers a stillborn baby, the baby is born without any signs of life at or after 20 weeks of pregnancy. In the United States, about 1 in 160 pregnancies end in stillbirth, and most occu ... discuss

“And God said: This is the sign of the covenant which I will give between me and you, and to every living soul that is with you, for perpetual generations. I will set my bow in the clouds, and it sh ... discuss

1.  Today, Friday, is the last day for my book giveaway Trusting God with St. Therese, the new book by popular spirituality writer Connie Rossini. Read my review and enter the drawing HERE before ... discuss

Suddenly, a cow runs out into the road, and a limo driving late at night, hits it head-on and the car comes to a stop. The woman in the back seat – in her usual abrasive manner, says to the chau ... discuss

Memorial of St. Maximilian Kolbe, Priest and Martyr(Click here for readings)By HALEY HOYLEPeter approached Jesus and asked him, "Lord, if my brother sins against me, how often must I forgive him?  ... discuss

Washington D.C., Aug 14, 2014 / 04:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Saeed Abedini, a pastor who holds American citizenship and has been captive in Iran for nearly two years, faces new dangers and death threats ... discuss

Seoul, South Korea, Aug 14, 2014 / 12:00 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A journalist with South Korea’s leading radio and television network has voiced her joy at covering the papal visit, as well as her ... discuss

Seoul, South Korea, Aug 14, 2014 / 03:35 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On the first day of his historic papal visit to South Korea, Pope Francis urged local bishops to not only remember their rich history of m ... discuss

By Jean M. HeimannToday is the feast day of St. Maximilian Kolbe, one of my favorite saints. A Conventual Franciscan, "St. Max" graciously assisted me during one of the most difficult times in my life ... discuss

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

This is an excellent article from an ex-poor-choicer.When you discuss this article amongst yourselves, notice how they evade the questions she raises, and try to change the subject.QUOTE:The biggest t ... discuss

Washington, DC (LiveAction) — In the book Abortion under Attack: Women on the Challenges Facing Choice, which was released in 2006, pro-choice writer Jenny Higgins says some disturbing things about ... discuss

A reader emailed me asking if we could do a piece on the oft-touted statistic that “1 in 3 women will have an abortion in her lifetime” (or “by age 45″). Happy to oblige. By th ... discuss

In which we wander through the confusing maze of the DHM’s brain in no particular order.  Sort of like always.  And, you know, trigger warnings galore. So…. I am still trying to figure o ... discuss

Poor Leftists. The Leftists in Milwaukee tried to take out Sheriff David Clarke. Michael Bloomberg and Chris Abele invested in Clarke's defeat. Bad investment. Channel 12's Mike Gousha was interviewin ... discuss

Dr. Thomas Sowell by Dr. Thomas Sowell: New York's mayor, Bill de Blasio, like so many others who call themselves "progressive," is gung-ho to solve social problems. In fact, he is currently on a c ... discuss

Actor and comedian Robin Williams died August 11th from a suspected suicide.  Fans from around the world are grieving the tragic loss of this talented actor and comedian.  Such an act o ... discuss

Actor and comedian Robin Williams died August 11th from a suspected suicide.  Fans from around the world are grieving the tragic loss of this talented actor and comedian.  Such an act of desperation ... discuss

This is not a post of answers, it’s a post of questions, observations, and more questions.  It’s also not a post where I will be showing any pictures of the atrocities that keep showing u ... discuss

by Susie Allen, host of the blog, Pro-Life in TN, and KelliCulture Campaign reports on a new study from Northwestern University which “compar[ed] the birth rates of abortion advocates to the rest of ... discuss

by Susie Allen, host of the blog, Pro-Life in TN, and Kelli Culture Campaign reports on a new study from Northwestern University which “compar[ed] the birth rates of abortion advocates to the r ... discuss

by Betsy McCaughey for The Wall Street JournalWhat the government will require you to do: • Sec. 202 (p. 91-92) of the bill requires you to enroll in a "qualified plan." If you get your insurance at ... discuss

I have to honestly ask, why are they doing this? The GOP is making one of the biggest and ignorant mistakes that it could ever make; they are trying make themselves appeal to those who would never vot ... discuss

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

Rome, Italy, Aug 12, 2014 / 04:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The rich history of martyrdom in South Korea and the thousands of young people slated to gather this week for Pope Francis shows the beauty and p ... discuss

Today is the optional memorial of St. Jane Frances de Chantal, the foundress of the Order of the Visitation of Mary.BiographyJane Frances Fremiot was born on January 23, 1572, into a prominent and pro ... discuss

Seoul, South Korea, Aug 12, 2014 / 12:03 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In South Korea this week, Pope Francis will meet a Church young, founded on martyrs, suffering, dynamic, and missionary a former South Kor ... discuss

Natalie Webb, Bankrupting America: Washington continues its typical behavior of overspending and poor management. The Department of Commerce was paying its employees to watch television, Facebook, a ... discuss

by Helle Dale, Heritage Foundation: The State Department released a report earlier this month on implementation of the Best Practices Panel’s (BPP) recommendations on diplomatic security. Intere ... discuss

At that time, Jesus spoke unto His disciplessaying: “Truly, truly, I say to you, unless a grainof wheat falls into the earth and dies, it remainsalone; but if it dies, it bears much fruit. Whoeverlo ... discuss

Sometimes, when you think about your past, particularly something that you have since changed, you want to get rid of much that was associated with whatever was prior to your change ... discuss

Many times, the Church paints an image of Jesus that is effeminate, weak, defeated, and docile; begging to be received by sinners.  Yet Scripture paints a different picture. It shows a God who is ... discuss

Health writer Larry Bernstein of the Washington Post has written an excruciating column about how awful and painful it is to die by thirst. The article laments–as any civilized person would–the po ... discuss

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

Today is the memorial of St. Clare of Assisi.  the first woman to follow the life of radical poverty practiced by St. Francis of Assisi and founder of the Poor Clares.The Contemplative LifeW ... discuss

by David M. Huntwork, Contributing Author: In 2005 Gaza was unconditionally given to the Palestinians. They quickly handed it over to Hamas, made it a terror fortress, and smuggled in all the weapon ... discuss

Saint Clare of Assisi, born Chiara Offreduccio (July 16, 1194 – August 11, 1253) was an Italian saint and one of the first followers of Saint Francis of Assisi. She founded the Order of Poor Ladies ... discuss

This chapter in French Protestant history has haunted me since I learned of it. What troubles me most is the prolonged nature of the trial. When it comes to persecution, sharp but short can offer so ... discuss

Photo via Borromeo Housing on FaceBookby Maria Santos, The Daily Signal: “I’m in labor; pardon me,” Courtney says cheerfully, planting herself cross-legged in the armchair next to me.She’s al ... discuss

10 August AD 258 A river, a gulf, and a seaway are named in his honor. A number of Christian congregations and almost anyone known as "Larry" likewise owe their names to this martyr of the ancient Ch ... discuss

(or Laurence) was chief of the seven deacons of the congregation at Rome, the seven men who, like Stephen and his companions (Acts 6:1-6), were in charge of administering the church budget, particular ... discuss

Orlando, Fla., Aug 9, 2014 / 04:56 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Two cardinals addressed the Knights of Columbus’ States Dinner in Orlando on Tuesday, exhorting them to practice Catholic fraternity and t ... discuss

It could be the New Yorkers. They elected another liberal mayor and what could they do that is more liberal?  Liberalism in simple Clinton terms is a tax and spend government. And the more they tax a ... discuss

 In 2005 Gaza was unconditionally given to the Palestinians. They quickly handed it over to Hamas, made it a terror fortress, and smuggled in all the weapons of war that they could (which brought ab ... discuss

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

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. IV: Ordinary: 618 Psalter: Saturday, Week II, 926 Common of Virgins: 1802 Common of One Martyr: 1731 Christian Prayer: Ordinary: 689 Psalter: Saturday, Week ... discuss

Oldest grandbaby, Dread Pirate Grasshopper, age 4 When I have leftover green smoothy, I put it in our home-made popsicle molds. When grandbabies come over, I offer popsicles, it makes me very popular, ... discuss

MT 17:1-9 Lord, In Your Light May We See Light Feast of the Transfiguration BY: JENNIFER BURGIN (Click Here for Readings) Jesus took Peter, James, and his brother John, and led them up a high ... discuss

by Jim Hoft with the Gateway Pundit on Friday, August 8, 2014 Dan Elder is running for US Representative in Missouri’s First Congressional District. Elder, a defense contractor, advanced Tuesday to ... discuss

TweetBy Cana DonovanI always used to be pro-life in the most mediocre way possible.It seemed like such a simple concept to me: we shouldn’t kill babies. Little did I know of the myriad of justificat ... discuss

By Wesley Smith, August 8, 2014 - Link to this article on his blog.Wesley SmithHealth writer Larry Bernstein of the Washington Post has written an excruciating column about how awful and painful it is ... discuss

In a brazen attempt to make it appear that meeting Ambulatory Surgical Center standards is prohibitively expensive, an architect testifying on behalf of abortion providers has grossly misrepresented t ... discuss

Babies are now treated as products to be ordered, manufactured, received and discarded according to our wills. Anyone who frequents Starbucks knows that the order you’re least likely to hear in a sh ... discuss

 Shining Light on the Dark Side of PPFA Founder Margaret SangerBy  Angela Franks Editor’s note. This first ran in NRL News Today in 2012. Dr. Franks is the author of “Margar ... discuss

 Hillary Clinton Still Doesn’t Get Mother Teresa’s MessageBy Micaiah Bilger, Education Director,Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation It was probably the most highly publicized book of ... discuss

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

Oklahoma City, Okla., Aug 8, 2014 / 04:07 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The purported use of a consecrated Host at a planned satanic black mass at an Oklahoma City civic center would be a “terrible sacri ... discuss

Dr. James Beattie, a cardiologist who works at the East of England NHS Foundation Trust in Birmingham, believes hospitals should let more elderly patients die and “quality of life” should ... discuss

By Simcha Fisher | It's easy to find reasons not to help the poor. We can say that we can't afford to help, or that they're not really poor, or that it's their own fault that they're poor, or th ... discuss

A summer edition!This was interesting.  One of my commenters opined that calculus and trigonometry are vital subjects.  But a brief survey of colleges doesn't seem to bear that out.Charles K ... discuss

by Fr. Tom CollinsThe humble reverence and love of Pope Francis for those suffering the crippling effects of poverty is a profound inspiration for many, both within and outside the Catholic Church. A ... discuss

One of the beauties of having a blog 10 years old is that I can go back into the archives and find posts that are already written, and apply them to today.This week I've read and heard charges that I ... discuss

Each year when August rolls around yet again, I reflect on August 2009. I will be sharing posts this month about that time that the Lord intervened in my heart and life and fought for me, rescued me, ... discuss

by Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin, The Daily Signal: On June 13, the first bus of illegal immigrant minors, aged 12-17, arrived at Fort Sill, Oklahoma. The state of Oklahoma was given no formal notice, ... discuss

This feast day reminds us that our end is God. Every person will finally and ultimately bow before the judgement seat of the Lord. With this in mind, may we give our selves, our souls and bodies, to b ... discuss

"We Are All God's Children" Official Theme Song for the 2015 Apostolic Visit of Pope Francis to the Philippines.Lyrics written and sung by Jamie Rivera with the Hail Mary The Queen Children's Ch ... discuss

Tegucigalpa, Honduras, Aug 6, 2014 / 05:08 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Angelica Galvez set off this summer on a grueling, one-month journey to the U.S. – fleeing economic hardship in violence-ridden Ho ... discuss

The August 5th airing of the Focus on the Family Daily Broadcast featured author and speaker Lindsey O’Connor, who survived severe complications after the birth of her fifth child. Lindsey and h ... discuss

A new report from Georgetown University suggests that public school children should be exposed to sexually explicit sex education at age 10 – while their views are still “malleable” – and that ... discuss

Texas abortion businesses that are in court this week challenging the constitutionality of a regulation that requires abortion facilities to meet Ambulatory Surgical Center standards, are complaining ... discuss

Barbara Kozol, a Medford pediatric therapist, has invented a “pea pod” for preemie babies to assist them during the first month after their arrival. Most premature infants struggle through ... discuss

Would You Baptize an Extraterrestrial?: . . . and Other Questions from the Astronomers' In-box at the Vatican Observatory by Guy ConsolmagnoMy rating: 5 of 5 starsThis book is structured around a half ... discuss

Barbara Kozol, a Medford pediatric therapist, has invented a “pea pod” for preemie babies to assist them during the first month after their arrival. Most premature infants struggle through ... discuss

Jos, Nigeria, Aug 6, 2014 / 02:06 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Archbishop Ignatius Kaigama of Jos, a city in northern Nigeria, has stressed the importance of remaining present to his people despite the loomin ... discuss

by Brett Schaefer, Charlotte Florance & Anthony B. Kim, The Daily Signal: African leaders and citizens had great expectations in 2008 that the election of President Barack Obama would elevate the pr ... discuss

By Brittany Higdon Many millenials would chuckle recalling the awkward dad scenes in the 1999 film, American Pie. These scenes depict a Jewish-American father explaining many sexual things to his mort ... discuss

Thumbs up on Guardians …  links? In spite of? The rest of the sports world calls it a “contract year” and typically athletes (oddly enough) excel at such times. I disagree, lives ... discuss

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

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

...Just do it!“When you hold a lunch or a dinner, do not invite your friends or your brothers or your relatives or your wealthy neighbors...Rather, when you hold a banquet, invite the poor, the ... discuss

Pope Francis: ‘Put the Needs of the Poor Ahead of Our Own’ | Daily News | NCRegister.com div> ... discuss

“I’m in labor; pardon me,” Courtney says cheerfully, planting herself cross-legged in the armchair next to me. She’s already been to the hospital, but it won’t admit her until she’s furthe ... discuss

The Australian government may intervene to save a baby who is getting international media attention because a couple who paid a surrogate to carry their twin babies to term wanted him to be aborted af ... discuss

Vatican City, Aug 5, 2014 / 02:06 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In a book-length interview, Cardinal Gerhard Mueller has underscored that the indissolubility of the marriage is no mere doctrine, but a dogma of ... discuss

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Aug 4, 2014 / 08:03 pm (CNA).- As a steadily growing movement in the Catholic Church, the Charismatic Renewal includes an estimated 160 million of the world's roughly 1.2 billi ... discuss

Memorial of Saint John Vianney, Priest(Click here for readings)By KATIE G.During the fourth watch of the night,he came toward them, walking on the sea.When the disciples saw him walking on the sea the ... discuss

Reporters are still contacting Kansans for Life to ask what we think is the real reason the Aid for Women clinic closed abruptly last Saturday. Our executive director, Mary Kay Culp, responded “It ... discuss

By CARL BUNDERSON/CNA | VATICAN — At Sunday's Angelus address at the Vatican, Pope Francis called on those receiving his message to care first for the poor before concerning themselves wit ... discuss

I am in favor of fairly wide gates at our borders. I don’t really care how many immigrants come. I like as an immigration policy: “Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearni ... discuss

Sydney, Australia, Aug 4, 2014 / 01:07 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The Church in Australia is mourning the loss of Cardinal Edward Clancy, the Archbishop of Sydney from 1983 to 2001, who died Sunday at the a ... discuss

The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops honoured the Little Sisters of the Poor Monday for their stand against the Obama administrations abortifacient and contraceptive mandate. Cardinal Sea ... discuss

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

Today, August 4, is the feast of St. John Mary Vianney, also known as the Cure of Ars, the patron saint of priests.Here are my fifteen favorite quotes from this precious saint:"The soul hungers for Go ... discuss

By Mark Shea | Under a proposed stricter Norton Shores solicitation ordinance, people asking for money would receive a civil infraction citation, and motorists who hold up traffic because of the ... discuss

I looked back to see when the last last Simple Woman’s Daybook was posted and laughed when I discovered it was in 2011 after my 4th baby was born. I was cruising on postpartum fog into the gre ... discuss

Pat Archbold of Creative Minority Report recently did a post entitled, "Ditch The Sign of Peace or 'Take your stinking paws off me you darn dirty ape!'" [HERE]  Mr. Archbold, if you haven't ... discuss

Vatican City, Aug 3, 2014 / 02:29 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- At Sunday's Angelus address at the Vatican, Pope Francis called on those receiving his message to care first for the poor, before concerning them ... discuss

There was once a young woman, born in 1884, who grew up in the old aristocratic society of New York City and its more exclusive environs.  She conformed to her caste's attitudes toward minorities ... discuss

If we love Jesus, we'll try to work to learn to love what He loves ... discuss

    Sometimes one is left wondering exactly why the political left hates Israel so much. After all, a large number of people who founded the state were on the left, themselves. That is why t ... discuss

Preparing for Part II of our series on “Justification by Faith” and came across this article by Joel Beeke. If you have time, read the whole thing.  It’s worth every second. If no ... discuss

An Australian couple who was paying a woman from Thailand to carry their twin unborn babies as a surrogate asked the woman to abort one of the babies because testing had revealed one of the babies has ... discuss

Yay for Reproductive Freedom!A Thai surrogate mother has received donations from across the world to provide medical treatment for her six-month-old boy, after an Australian couple refused t ... discuss

Protesters outside of McDonald's Oak Brook, Ill. HQ,20 May 2014. (© Fast Food Forward)McDonald’s is facing more problems … and I’m not referring to their relatively disappointing revenue perfor ... discuss

This is What You are Really Telling Us - By Naomi Ragen I'm not sure the people who need to hear this will ever hear it, but I want my conscience to be clear that I said it to them. Activist, Leftis ... discuss

Several months ago I posted some thoughts inspired by a little research on the history of English (primarily, though not intentionally) church architecture. I was interested in looking at the way chil ... discuss

Today in Washington, D.C. - July 31, 2014The House reconvened at 9:00 AM today. On their agenda today is H.R. 5230 — "Making supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 201 ... discuss

Editorial Cartoon by William Warren After Months Of Reported Premium Hikes, ‘Cost Overruns And Technology Delays’ A Key Obamacare Official Confirms The Law Is ‘Working As Intended’OBAMA ... discuss

Excerpt from an article in the 1919 edition of a magazine for ‘the kindergartener,’ as at the time the kindergarten was a progressive social and political movement as much as it was an edu ... discuss

Last Saturday evening (4/26/2014) as I lay in bed, ready to fall asleep, I received one of those late night calls, as parents, we dread receiving. However, rather from one of our children, or even Mom ... discuss

Several years ago I read this letter on the Priests for Life website. It was gives readers a chilling look at what the future might hold, Frighteningly, the contents of this letter are becoming realit ... discuss

Pray the following prayers once a day for 9 days.O renowned champion of the faith of Christ, most holy Saint Dominic! / You renounced the honor and dignity of an earthly principality / to embrace a po ... discuss

Really, you just can't make this stuff up! " ... a plan by the Obama Administration to save the children from the train of death, pick them up in their home countries and fly the directly to the distr ... discuss

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

Rome, Italy, Jul 31, 2014 / 12:03 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Familia Christi is the Roman community formed by Fr. Giuseppe Canovai, a priest of the city whose life united Franciscan poverty and the Jesuit s ... discuss

Mary Evelyn at What Do You Do Dear? recalls what it was like when a little girl walked up to her son, who has spina bifida and is in a wheelchair, at church one day: And then, without taking her eyes ... discuss

Well, someone has to ask this question now and again occasionally. Being long of tooth and a born curmudgeon, I’ll take the blowback. But I don’t expect much to actually come my way in thi ... discuss

Today in Washington, D.C. - July 30, 2014The House reconvened at 10 AM.The House will may consider the following today:H. Con. Res. 107 — "Denouncing the use of civilians as human shields by Hamas ... discuss

Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi has this uncanny ability to cite Scripture to defend her position on other political issues, but when it comes to abrotion, she ignores the pro-life verses in the Good B ... discuss

baby ChonalynTop story:Philippines welcomes its 100 millionth citizenThe Philippines has welcomed the birth of its 100 millionth citizen. The baby girl, named Chonalyn, was born in a hospital in Mani ... discuss

Wednesday of the Seventeeth Week in Ordinary Time (Click here for readings)By BENEDICT AUGUSTINE“When I found your words, I devoured them;they became my joy and the happiness of my heart,Be ... discuss

Washington D.C., Jul 30, 2014 / 08:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- A “national retreat” from marriage could worsen social divides between the married and unmarried and plummeting rates are partly ... discuss

(24 August 1759 – 29 July 1833) was a British politician, philanthropist and a leader of the movement to abolish the slave trade. A native of Hull, Yorkshire, he began his political career in 1780 a ... discuss

This would be my weekly after therapy clearing the brain stuff, but it’s not because my therapist was a no-show for the second week in a row.  That would make a really hilarious scene in a blac ... discuss

The article was written by Wesley Smith and published on his blog on July 27, 2014.Wesley SmithThe new Lithuanian Health Minister–apparently not having yet received her talking points from the Hemlo ... discuss

The other night, I ran across a headline in my Facebook feed which said that Michele Bachmann had suggested the children of illegal immigrants be put into labor camps. I forgot my own rule and “shar ... discuss

"Is it such a fast that I have chosen? A day for a man to afflict his soul? Is it to bow down his head as a bulrush, and to spread sackcloth and ashes under him? Wilt thou call this a fast, and an acc ... discuss

Euthanasia might be needed for poor people who cannot access palliative care, the new Lithuanian Health Minister has suggested. Rimant- Šalaševiit- was sworn earlier this month, but alre ... discuss

You can tell a lot about a person by the people they hang around with. Someone, I forgot who, once said, “Show me a man’s friends and I will show you the man.” Who are Jesus’ friends? When we ... discuss

THSC 2014 Encouragement by Chocolate I had all these words floating around in my mind over the past few days… words that tried to somehow grasp at buttoning up the experience of THSC and present ... discuss

By Jean M. HeimannJuly 29 is the feast of St. Martha, Virgin (who died in France around 80).Mary and Martha lived with their brother Lazarus at Bethany, a village not far from Jerusalem. They are ment ... discuss

By Don DeMarco, Ph. D.  The unthinkable is happening! Archie Andrews was the Dorian Gray of high school teenagers and enjoyed immunity from the ravages of time. In his case, it lasted for or some 73 ... discuss

Well here's a charge I haven't heard before.  The blogger at Meditatio  writes: As I’m “homeschooling” right now, I’m kind of looking suspiciously at some homeschooling moms who ... discuss

Question:  Are Christians who advocate for faithful church attendance and advocate to receive the Sacrament of the Altar more frequently 'better' Christians than those who attend and receive less ... discuss

Mexico’s ruling class is deeply complicit in the current border crisis—as is our own. Until we address “friendly fire”, we cannot win on the front line. Mexico could be the twenty-first cent ... discuss

This is the inescapable logic of euthanasia: It is much more expensive to care for ill and disabled patients than “compassionately” kill them. As I like to say, it may take $1000 for assisted suic ... discuss

APS wants to keep conservative Vernon Parker off the Arizona Corporation Commission. What’s happening in Arizona right now is sufficient to make every conservative shudder.  And I’m not talking ... discuss

Here’s Biden: Speaking at the Urban League conference in Cincinnati, Biden told a very surprised audience that he “should have had one Republican kid to go out and make money.” via Washingt ... discuss

by Thomas Sowell - Of all the cynical frauds of the Obama administration, few are so despicable as sacrificing the education of poor and minority children to the interests of the teachers’ union ... discuss

Major John Johnston is one of the most personable, authentic candidates you’ll find. Retired US Marine Major John Johnston is my candidate for the Indiana State House here in district 10.  Dist ... discuss

Richard Bennett originally comes from Ireland. He was trained by Jesuits in his early years, and received eight years of theological instruction and preparation for the priesthood with the Dominican ... discuss

This episode of the Vortex really gave my heart a lift this morning. Not surprising. Beauty calls to the heart and the sanctuary at Church Militant TV is truly beautiful. If you have a beautiful sanct ... discuss

Is Obama preparing to yet again play to his far left globalist base of radical Mexican-American open-border nationalists (La Raza quickly comes to mind) by circumventing US immigration law and, o ... discuss

By Mitchell Kalpakgian, Ph.D. In Howard Pyle’s version of The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood, the Tanner sings a ballad entitled “The Wooing of Sir Keith” in which an old, ugly woman ... discuss

House Budget Committee chairman Paul Ryan (R-WI) today unveiled a plan designed to “expand (economic) opportunity in America—to deliver real change, real solutions, and real results” ... discuss

Called and Caught by JesusYou know, I've been a pastor 15 years now. And in one sense I figure I know what I'm doing. I'm familiar with the liturgy, I can preach a passable sermon. I can give a dec ... discuss

New York, NY (CFAM) — A two week marathon negotiation over the world’s development priorities through 2030 ended at U.N. headquarters on Saturday with abortion rights shut out once again. When ... discuss

This reflection is taken from my book, Pro-Life Reflections for Every Day, which is available for purchase at: ProLifeReflectionsForEveryDay.org “The Lord sustains the poor, but humbles the wick ... discuss

Believe me when I tell you that attempting to reply to Justin Edwards' hit pieces about abolitionism has been a trying affair, but we nevertheless find ourselves at the end, as today we will answer ... discuss

Today, July 24, is the feast day of Saint Sharbel (Charbel) Makhlouf, a Maronite Catholic monk from Lebanon. Sharbel is known for his great devotion to contemplative prayer and has been called "the he ... discuss

Thanks Jim Any one of these ‘coincidences’ when taken singularly appear to not mean much, but when taken as a whole, a computer would blow a main circuit if you asked it to calcul ... discuss

You’re not imagining it- food prices rising faster than wages. http://thefederalist.com/2014/07/22/american-families-are-right-to-be-worried-about-inflation/ Inflation is a tax on the poor.  Bu ... discuss

My dad was a World War II vet. One of my sons-in-law is a Marine (inactive). I have a nephew who was in Desert Storm and several others who also served in harm's way.I remember the disgraceful actions ... discuss

The Obama administration may back down somewhat on the pro-abortion HHS mandate that compels religious groups and businesses to pay for abortion-causing drugs and birth control for their employees aft ... discuss

Wednesday of the Sixteenth Week in Ordinary Time(click here for readings)“A sower went out to sow.And as he sowed, some seed fell on the path,and birds came and ate it up.Some fell on rocky ... discuss

I think we all love the story of the Garasene Demonaic, don’t we? It is the story of a poor, pathetic, hopeless, demon-oppressed man and his life-changing encounter with Jesus Christ. And th ... discuss

Birgitta (Bridget) Birgerstotter was born in Sweden about 1303, daughter of the governor of the province of Uppland. As a child, she began to have dreams about the suffering of Christ. She was married ... discuss




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