Topic: practice

Private property rights are a fundamental component of any successful economy.  If you want a nation to prosper – property must be safe in its owners’ hands.  Intellectual Property (IP) shou ... discuss

Participants will gather on the mall side of the Capitol at 11:30 with by a rally and speakers beginning at noon. The March to the Supreme Court starts at 1:00 p.m. If you can't be there physically, b ... discuss

By Jean Echlin RN, BScN, MScNAfter 35 years of many fearing and rejecting hospice palliative care programs that provide life and death with dignity, we now have Canadians enamored with doctor pro ... discuss

by Melissa Quinn: With Republicans divided over the Export-Import Bank, the agency’s future could come down to a secret vote cast during a closed-door meeting.The House Republican Conference is exp ... discuss

by Susie Allen, host of the blog, Pro-Life in TN, and Kelli At Women’s Rights without Frontiers, Reggie Littlejohn shines a light on another problem in China – baby trafficking. 37 babies wer ... discuss

This article was published in the Valley Reporter on April 16, 2015.Meghan SchraderBy Meghan SchraderI love Vermont. My family has owned a home here since the 1980s and I guess you could say that I've ... discuss

When abortionist Cheryl Chastine left South Wind Women’s Center, none of the pro-life activists on the street in the late afternoon of April 15, 2015, thought much about it – until they witnessed ... discuss

As assisted suicide failed to pass in state legislatures across the country this year, a new Marist Poll sponsored by the Knights of Columbus found that a majority of Americans do not support assisted ... discuss

Catholic bishops in Poland do not mince words when it comes to sending a clear message on a subject as fundamental to Catholic teaching as the practice of making babies by artificial methods. Recent ... discuss

Landon had his second baseball game tonight and his team won a close one 8-7. Landon played catcher the whole game and got two base hits. I had to leave to take Drew to soccer practice so some of the ... discuss

Link to the PR Newswire media release on April 16, 2015.As assisted suicide failed to pass in state legislatures across the country this year, a new Marist Poll sponsored by the Knights of Columbus fo ... 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

Rome, Italy, Apr 16, 2015 / 11:49 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Vatican official charged with organizing the upcoming Jubilee for Mercy says the topic was the “heart” of Benedict XVI’s po ... discuss

Today in Washington, D.C. - April 16, 2015: The House reconvened today at 9 AM. They will be addressing more bills relative to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) today. Yesterday House Republican ... discuss

On April 11, Pastor Rick Warren of Saddleback Church stated his opposition of California’s assisted suicide bill, Senate Bill 128. At the Dignity and Courage End of Life conference he said, “I ... discuss

A doctor, a reporter, a nun and a philosophy Ph.D. walk into a room… Such was the setting of a Washington, DC roundtable event entitled “Living Life to Its Fullest” – as Dr. Farr Curlin (Duke ... discuss

Vatican City, Apr 16, 2015 / 04:15 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In a joint report marking the conclusion of a multi-year mandate for reform, members of the LCWR have agreed to corrections called for by the Va ... discuss

Here are today’s Kindle deals: Everyday Worship by Trisha Wilkerson ($3.99); Lives Jesus Changed by Simon Vibert ($2.99); If I Should Die Before I Wake by Sinclair Ferguson ($3.99); Stil ... 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

After research has shown that the practice of sex-selection abortion has made its way from Asian nations to the United States, pro-life advocates are moving forward with legislation to ban sex-selecti ... discuss

 Unprecedented Push by Activists to Legalize Doctor-Prescribed Suicide: A Closer Look at 4 Dangerous Myths By Jennifer Popik, JD, Robert P ... discuss

Hundreds of pro-life physicians are throwing their support behind the abortion pill reversal process that--to date--has saved the lives of unborn children whose mothers took the abortion pill and then ... discuss

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by Dr. Thomas Sowell: How long will this country remain free? Probably only as long as the American people value their freedom enough to defend it. But how many people today can stop looking at their ... 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

Two years ago I told you about the grizzly practice of babies being born alive after botched abortions and then grotesquely murdered. They are physically strangled, mutilated, or left to die on the ab ... discuss

You don't have to be a cat lover to love this poem about writing and cats by an anonymous 9th century Irish monk. It's often thought that the monk was working on the Book of Kells when he made this po ... discuss

China was home to 33 million more men than women in 2014, renewing a long-running controversy over selective abortion, abandoned baby girls, and the country’s family planning restrictions, according ... 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

This resource was originally published on the Not Dead Yet website.Marilyn Golden"If this bill passes, some people’s lives will be ended without their consent, through mistakes and abuse. No safegua ... discuss

During Bright Week, the Paschal Hours are done in place of the usual order for Small Compline and the Midnight Office, in addition to the First, Third, Sixth, and Ninth Hours. It is also a pious pract ... 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

Apostolic Traditions was written by Hippolytus who feared the church was straying from tradition and falling into heresy and false doctrine, so he wanted to record the right way to ordain leaders like ... discuss div> ... discuss

Outside my window...I am thinking...about Calvin moving away on Saturday.On Friday each of us took turns helping him to get his stuff loaded. Sam helped move the washer and dryer, Noah moved book case ... discuss

In Germany, a 65-year-old woman who already has 13 children is pregnant again with quadruplets. According to the Daily Mail, Annegret Raunigk conceived after several attempts with artificial inseminat ... 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

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

In the period that separated the Middle Ages from the modern era, the West’s civilization produced novel traits. While the gradually unfolding change was globally revolutionary, the cultural mutati ... discuss

From How to Celebrate Divine Mercy SundayDuring the Mass of canonization of St. Faustina on April 30, 2000, the year of the Great Jubilee, Pope John Paul II proclaimed: "It is important then that ... discuss

Not so long ago, Americans placed little faith and trust in ambulance chasers (aka lawyers) or politicians, and wisely so according to our Founders who had no faith or trust in any person seeking pow ... 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

by Newt Gingrich: Last month, I was honored to co-host an amazing and genuinely bipartisan summit on criminal justice reform, along with my friends Van Jones, Donna Brazile, and Pat Nolan. Nearly 600 ... discuss

SOURCE HERE Dogs have been found to have 98% reliability rate in sniffing out prostate cancer in men, according to newly-published research. The Italian study backs up tests carried out by the chari ... discuss

Okay, if we’re all done laughing about #SalonChristianitySecrets ….The problem with clickbait headlines is that, all too often, they don’t entice you to read the story. Rather, they become the s ... discuss

From YouGov.Methodology info here.There's a 4% margin of error. It was done by interview, but there's no mention of random sampling. They maintain a panel, so it wouldn't exactly be a random sample, n ... discuss

Dr. Susan Dodd, abortionist from Knoxville TN took time away from her busy practice to come to Nashville on April 8th to lobby and testify against a bill for informed consent for women considering ab ... discuss

In her article “Abortion, a Love Story” Gila Lyons describes an abortion she had. Lyons seems to have been aware that she was carrying  a baby. She says: Our baby was the size of a lentil, wit ... discuss

"On each day of the novena you will bring to My heart a different group of souls and you will immerse them in this ocean of My mercy ... On each day you will beg My Father, on the strength of My passi ... discuss

Area hospitals in Wichita, Kansas, have denied hospital privileges to Illinois abortionist Cheryl Chastine, according to her application for a medical license in Oklahoma recently obtained by Operatio ... discuss

Rosaria Butterfield is one of the bravest people I know. Her profound transformation in Christ after a life of lesbianism has subjected her to public attacks and harsh comments, to which she responds ... discuss

Via Lucis, The Way of Light substitutes meditations on the Stations of the Resurrection for the Stations of the Cross.As with the Stations of the Cross, the devotion takes no fixed form, but typically ... discuss

Kerry reflectis on the "extensive concerns"of Henry Kissinger & George P. Shultz Today in Washington, D.C. - April 8, 2015There is a great deal of skepticism to the framework for a deal with Ira ... discuss

From her facebook page.I want to give some clarity to the "dismemberment abortion ban" that was recently passed in Kansas. After I detail what this means, you can determine if it is a "victory" or not ... discuss

TOPEKA, Kan., April 7, 2015 /Christian Newswire -- This morning, Gov. Sam Brownback signed into law the historic "Unborn Child Protection from Dismemberment Abortion Act," SB 95. It will go into eff ... discuss

Wisconsin’s attorney general has filed the legal papers necessary to appeal a decision striking down a state law that holds abortion clinics accountable for women’s health and safety and c ... discuss

VEVAK [i] (Farsi: Vezarat-e Ettela’at va Amniat-e Keshvar) is the Ministry of Intelligence and Security (abb.: MOIS) of the Islamic Republic of Iran. Its principal occupation is intelligence, bu ... discuss

A new poll released by WPA Opinion Research on behalf of the Family Research Councill shows that the vast majority of Americans support religious liberty in the workplace. According to the latest rese ... discuss

It is the dirty little secret of the abortion cartel. From coast to coast, Operation Rescue has documented case after case of abortionists taking sexual advantage of their patients. One such abortioni ... discuss

TweetBy Jonathon Van MarenAs a fairly active participant in Canada’s ongoing abortion debate, I’m not unfamiliar with the lazy rhetoric of the pro-choice opposition, a laziness borne of years of u ... discuss

  Post-abortion women reveal their abortionists lied  Sarah Terzo  In her article “Abortion, a Love Story” Gila Lyons describes& ... discuss

  Parent searches for a morally acceptable vaccine; FDA won’t help 9:00 am, Apr 2, 2015 Faith Kuzma 7 Comments Strongly pro-vaccine parents who n ... discuss

The following article was published in the Washington Times on April 6, 2014.Ryan AndersonBy Ryan T. AndersonIn 2012, Sen. Edward M. Kennedy’s widow, Victoria Reggie Kennedy, campaigned against phys ... discuss

Sarah Hall, a widow about 31 years old, died under suspicious circumstances on Sunday, April 6, 1873 at the Grand Central Hotel in Chicago. Her death was very sudden, and this, coupled with the strang ... discuss

Christina, age 13, helping make her own lunchThe discussion of pre natal testing and abortion as usual is a very emotional one. I decided to wade in. Here the original post. The blogger at For Elisium ... discuss

Outside my window...Babyland at Holy Cross Cemetery, after my family hung all the Easter eggs on the bushes.Rosie practicing for track season on her own.Noah's first meet of the season.I am thinking.. ... discuss

California would become the fourth state to officially legalize assisted suicide under a bill a state Senate committee is hearing this week. However, pro-life groups and disability rights advocates ha ... discuss

  The Ryerson Student’s Union thinks sexual violence is a problem. Pro-lifers agree, and we’ve got some solutions.    Adam Peters    ... discuss

This blog post was first published by the Abolitionist Society of the Omaha Metro Area.Who among us, left to our own devices, will readily admit our guilt? Our standard response to guilt is to attempt ... discuss

Will had his first baseball game of the season tonight. Unfortunately, I was with Drew at his soccer practice and we got to the game late. I missed Will's only at bat which resulted in a walk and a ... discuss

If there is one thing that many American citizens are missing today, it is a appreciation for the constitution. Not just as a document, but as something greater that was created for a specific purpose ... discuss

 Dependency is one of the beautiful aspects of human life By Aaron Matthew Weldon Shortly after my wife had given birth to our first son, ... discuss

By Alex SchadenbergInternational Chair - Euthanasia Prevention CoalitionNew Hampshire State representative, Michael Cahill (Dem) offered euthanasia as a solution during the budget debate last week. Ca ... discuss

I joined with some 200 other people for the annual Good Friday Stations of the Cross for Life.We started out at a local Catholic high school for a prayer service, then marched to the office of Dr. Mor ... discuss

There is little understanding of Indiana’s Religious Freedom Law. The First Amendment says, “Congress shall make no law . . . prohibiting the free exercise [of religion].” Does this ... discuss

In North Carolina, Republican lawmakers have filed House Bill 465, which would ban healthcare facilities owned by the University of North Carolina and East Carolina University from performing abortion ... discuss

Hailed as a “research breakthrough,” biotech company Ganogen, Inc. in Redwood City, California has recently harvested kidneys from aborted babies and transplanted them into lab rats. This new deve ... discuss

After the South Carolina state House approved a pro-life bill to ban abortions after 20 weeks, because research shows unborn children can feel intense pain, the Senate is next to act. Called the Pain- ... discuss

Miao, India, Apr 3, 2015 / 04:29 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In the Diocese of Miao, located in India's northeasternmost state of Arunachal Pradesh, Bishop George Pallipparambil is not staying quietly in his ... discuss

I have been following the debacle debate in Indiana over the simple Religious Liberty legislation that was passed, signed, then was amended, then passed and signed again by the batter ... discuss

Now that the Canadian Supreme Court has imposed a nationwide euthanasia regime, doctors are going to have to learn to kill. That’s not so easy. Some of the killed will be physically healthy since ... discuss

by Alan Caruba, Contributing Author: “The American people have spent 30 years and $15 billion to determine whether Yucca Mountain would be a safe repository for our nation’s civilian and defense-r ... discuss

The IVI fertility clinic in MadridAccording to The Telegraph newspaper, there is an increase in the number of British women travelling abroad for surrogacy and IVF. Figures suggest that 167 Bri ... discuss

The Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act has gained support that might get it some much-needed attention.  A bill to ban the practice is filed in both the U.S. House and Senate.Marie Tasy of ... discuss

On April 2, 1912, 25-year-old homemaker Elizabeth Jorgeson died from an abortion perpetrated that day by Katie Sauer, whose profession is not given. Sauer was held by the Coroner's Jury and indic ... discuss


From Medieval Saints- Yahoo GroupMaundy Thursday, which derives its English name from Mandatum, the first word of the Office of the washing of the feet, is known in the Western liturgies by the hea ... discuss

Scientists have announced a huge breakthrough that could have provided help for Brittany Maynard, the cancer patient who received national attention over her plan to kill herself under Oregon’s assi ... discuss

The Idaho legislature has given final approval to a bill that would ban webcam abortions and the practice of abortion clinics selling the dangerous abortion pill to women without an in-person consulta ... discuss

In 1968, Dick van Dyke and Sally Ann Howes starred in a children’s fantasy movie based on a book written by James Bond creator Ian Fleming. While Chitty Chitty Bang Bang celebrates whimsy embodied i ... discuss

Editorial Cartoon by Michael Ramirezby Dr. Thomas Sowell: Recent statements from United Nations officials, that Iran is already blocking their existing efforts to keep track of what is going on in the ... discuss

by Gary Bauer: Indiana Governor Mike Pence held a press conference today to counter media misinformation about Indiana's Religious Freedom Restoration Act. Now the same media critics who distorted the ... discuss

Joshua Tijerina, Vice President of Digital Communications @JoshuaADF The first time something happens it is certainly OK to speculate about the outcome and the consequences. This is pretty normal, an ... discuss

By Patrick J. BuchananIn what has been called the “Catholic moment” in America, in the late 1940s and 1950s, Catholics were admonished from pulpits to “live the faith” and “set an example ... discuss

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A Michigan abortionist left thousands of medical records, many of them documents of women who had abortions, at an abandoned abortion clinic in Michigan. The incident belies the claims from abortion a ... discuss

According to a new report from the Government Accountability Office, the federal government has subsidized the world's largest abortion provider to the tune of $1.5 billion over the last three years. ... discuss

This research article was published by the Heritage Foundation on March 24, 2015.Ryan AndersonBy Ryan T Anderson PhDAbstractAllowing physician-assisted suicide would be a grave mistake for four reason ... discuss

San Antonio, Texas, Mar 31, 2015 / 02:04 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Family detention centers across the U.S. are filling up with children and young mothers  who are seeking shelter from violence, abuse ... discuss

Let us never believe that the freedom of religion imposes on any of us some responsibility to run from our convictions. Let us instead respect one another’s faiths, fight to the death to preserve th ... discuss

As secular controls increase and open hostility toward Christianity advances, our freedom to faithfully teach and practice our beliefs will continue to fall prey to greater obstructions and outright i ... discuss

Blessed Paul VI celebrating Mass in the vernacularCredit:  rorate-caeli.blogspot.comI recently did a post [HERE] in which I discussed Father Z's reaction to the "whoopdeedoo", as he referred to i ... discuss

Outside my window...Tim Tonjes via Flickr licensed via cc.  I am thinking...My cousin Jerry is updating the family tree for our very large family.  (Jerry is my first cousin once remove ... discuss

Brian Church, Catholic Vote: Last Friday, I warned that LGBT activists will not stop at marriage. The current uproar in Indiana is proof. Last week Indiana Governor Mike Pence signed their state ‘R ... discuss

WARNING: This article from Terri Schiavo’s brother Bobby Schindler contains a graphic image, below, that may be unsettling for readers. On March 18, 2005, my sister, Terri Schiavo, began her thi ... discuss

By now you've probably heard about the Catholic high school religion teacher, Patti Jannuzzi, who was fired from her job for daring to post a politically incorrect (although theologically correct) Fac ... discuss

This article was published by Advocate Daily on March 30, 2015.Hugh ScherTop British Columbia courts have made it clear that oral nutrition should not be considered health care or medical treatment an ... discuss

It starts under the pretense of alleviating suffering, but it ends up killing the most vulnerable among us. I’m talking about physician-assisted suicide. In 1997, the Supreme Court ruled in Vacco v. ... discuss

Click to enlarge. Set paper orientation to landscape, margins to .5 For some tips on how to use these (or other sentences) for copywork, see here.     I chose the sentences I chose with t ... discuss

Since I started working as a pro-life advocate in 2011, I have deeply struggled with how to have productive conversations with moral relativists.  I could “win a debate” with them, but I have a l ... discuss

(April 25, 1792 – March 29, 1866) was an English churchman and gave his name to Keble College, Oxford (1870).John Keble, born 1792, ordained Priest in 1816, tutor at Oxford from 1818 to 1823, publis ... discuss

St. Dionysius of AlexandriaFr. Ted Bobosh has written an article on a topic that comes up from time to time -- whether or not we should observe the custom of women refraining from Communion durin ... discuss

Washington D.C., Mar 28, 2015 / 06:25 am (CNA).- A recent ruling from the Supreme Court to clarify workplace protections for pregnant women will help remedy some of the pressure placed on working wome ... discuss

Does this sound like an admonition? Such as in “run for good health”. Since the writer has experienced the University of Oregon’s legendary Bill Bowermann, and since then has stuck to daily run ... discuss

 “The Abortion Debate No One Wants to Have” By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. Yesterday Sarah Terzo reprinted a portion of a column wr ... discuss

 Planned Parenthood and euphemism: how they describe abortion By Sarah Terzo Editor’s note. This appeared at and is r ... discuss

Following the War of Independence separating America from Great Britain and establishing a new free sovereign nation, our Founders set a course to establish a Constitutional Representative Republican ... discuss

Thanks Jim…..what a GREAT article! Former FBI Special Agent K. Dee McCown wrote an open letter to Eric Holder. p://"> The letter is going ... discuss

This article was published on the Not Dead Yet website on March 27 2015.John KellyAt the end of February, John Kelly, the New England Regional Director of Not Yet Dead and Alex Schadenberg, Executive ... discuss

This article was published on March 27 by OneNewsNow.Alex SchadenbergPromised safeguards and controls for euthanasia and doctor assisted-suicide in Belgium apparently aren't working, according to the ... discuss

An ambulance was called to South Wind Women’s Center abortion facility in Wichita, Kansas, for a woman experiencing a medical emergency on March 26, 2015. Operation Rescue was notified of the incide ... discuss

Question: "Making the sign of the cross became a practice in the 4th century. The apostles, Christ and nobody in the ancient Church practiced it, so why should we?"This question is based on a false pr ... discuss

I have repeatedly warned about articles published in medical and bioethics journals advocating killing the profoundly disabled or dying for their organs. The assault on the “dead donor rule” has ... discuss

The Students for Life club at Portland Community College is bringing Equal Rights Institute’s training seminar to Portland! Josh and Tim Brahm and Jacob Nels will teach and mentor ... discuss

Austin Farrer. (Image source:, my friend Devin Rose, who works for Fr. Joseph Barron’s and runs St. Joseph’s Vanguard, posted this lengthy comment on his Facebook ... discuss

Published on March 24.By Deborah RankinAMargaret Somervillelaw professor at McGill University says that a recent decision of the Supreme Court of Canada overturning the ban on assisted-suicide and eut ... discuss

"I'm losing millions. . . . "Wolf On Wall Streetby Nick Cunningham: Oil companies continue to get burned by low oil prices, but the pain is bleeding over into the financial industry. Major banks are s ... discuss

So, this sort of thing is going around in many ways all over. Succinctly put (from here): If you want to feel depressed about the future of American politics, Obamacare confirms an unnerving phenomen ... discuss

Nottingham, England, Mar 25, 2015 / 02:25 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- In preparation for the reinternment of the remains of Richard III, a 15th century English king whose body was only recently rediscovered, ... discuss

The percentage of babies diagnosed with Down syndrome before birth and who eventually become victims of abortions is outlandishly high. Studies show somewhere in the neighborhood of 70-90 percent of u ... discuss

A group of pro-life advocates went to the halls of Congress today to ask members of the House of Representatives to hurry their work on repairing a bill to ban abortions after 20 weeks. The measure ha ... discuss

Our Lady of Walsingham, Patroness of All English-Speaking PeoplesIn the spirit of Becket, Fisher and More, nearly 500 Catholic priests in Great Britain  have signed a letter urging this year's Sy ... discuss

In January of 1848, 20-year-old Ann Gallager of Boston approached a married friend, Catherine Beath, with the news that she was pregnant. Ann asked Catherine to go with her to Dr. John Stevens to arra ... discuss

Dear older woman: HELP!  My children have clogged the toilet by giving their barbies baths (Barbie’s head came off), dumped out the cereal boxes on the dining room floor because they stood on t ... discuss

Loosely based on real life events in Korea in the eighties. From Wikipedia: “With only a high school diploma, legal attorney Song Woo-suk (Song Kang-ho) is somewhat of an outcast in Busan societ ... discuss

This article was published on Wesley Smith's blog on March 24, 2015.Wesley SmithBy Wesley SmithI have repeatedly warned about articles published in medical and bioethics journals advocating killing th ... discuss

In 2013, Natalie Cameron was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia (AML), which is a type of cancer that starts in the bone marrow but can quickly spread into the blood. Unfortunately, if AML goes unt ... discuss

Not content to simply hold a position in favor of abortion on demand, CNN host Sally Kohn is going out of her way to spearhead a fundraiser for pregnant women. No, the fundraising event isn’t go ... discuss

On March 25, we celebrate the Solemnity of the Annunciation of the Lord, which is the coming of the Angel Gabriel to the Virgin Mary to announce to her the special mission God had chosen for her ... discuss

I was greatly encouraged to read this morning the press statement released by the co-ordinator of the “Support Marriage Letter”, which reveals that 461 priests from across England and Wales have s ... discuss

Okay, not taxes.  This is just about death. This is what my parents chose to do a few years ago.  They contacted a state university and made arrangements to donate their bodies to the medical depart ... discuss

Walter Hilton was an innovator. He was the first man to write a book of mysticism in the English language. At that time, Latin was the language of the church--although Wycliffe and his Lollards had wo ... discuss

I've been thinking a bit lately about how making a step toward friendship with someone or even *being* friends with someone makes you vulnerable in many ways and can, at times be a frightening thing ... discuss

A judge has struck down a pro-life law in Wisconsin that, when approved in other states, closed abortion clinics that were unable to meet the requirements of the law to protect women’s health fr ... discuss

Join the other Quicktakers at This Ain't the Lyceum.1. Father daughter danceWhat does a guy do the night before his 57th birthday?  He takes his 9-year-old daughter to the father-daughter dance ... discuss

Francis tells Christians to practice what they preach - Vatican Insider div> ... discuss

Passion Sunday is a term sometimes used to denote the fifth Sunday of Lent in the Christian liturgical calendar.In Traditional Catholic and Prayer Book Anglican circles, Passion Sunday continues to re ... discuss

Some time ago I was out with a client here in Houston to rent their property. There were a couple of prospective tenants to visit the house that day. As it happened, the first was a woman of African b ... discuss

Derek Flood has written an excellent book explaining the issues I covered in my blog series this past autumn. My series is titled "Not everything Biblical is Christian." His book is titled Disarm ... discuss

by Wisconsin Right to Life-- "Judge William Conley's decision Friday, overturning Wisconsin's law requiring admitting privileges for abortionists at local hospitals, is detrimental to providing cont ... discuss

Inspired by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn’s account of a Soviet labor camp revolt in Gulag Archipelago, Volume III, the story of FORTY DAYS AT KAMAS follows political prisoners and security officials at a ... discuss

The argument used by liberals since the New Deal is that a bigger federal government is a necessary aid to the poor and average American. It is as if government and the private economy represent two, ... discuss

“I won,” declared Barack Obama, adding what is now a cliché: “Elections have consequences.” But, due to endless RINO lying to voters,  Boehner and his henchmen have proven that is only partl ... discuss

This generation, more than any in history has come to believe that a popular movement, notion or practice is given credence and substance by the sheer number of people that have chosen to accept it, a ... discuss

Derek Flood has written an excellent book explaining the issues I covered in my blog series this past autumn. My series is titled "Not everything Biblical is Christian." His book is titled Disarm ... discuss

by Kelli Down on the Pharm says a pair of Austrian scientists is asking for more research to be done on the effects of hormonal birth control on the human brain: Of particular interest are the social ... discuss

Taken from the March 2015 edition of the New England Journal of Medicine about a survey of Holland's physicians regarding their practice of Euthanasia. "A significant and continuous problem is the num ... discuss

was born in Northumbria in northern England about 625. One night, while tending a herd of sheep, he saw lights in the sky which he interpreted as a soul being escorted heavenward by a band of angels. ... discuss

By Joe Kral “The customer is always right.” This used to be a phrase to keep the customer happy and a bit of wisdom to keep a customer returning for more of a business’ product or service. Howev ... discuss

Down in Georgia, opponents of individual rights and personal freedom are attempting to ratchet up their smear campaign against S.B. 129, the "Georgia Religious Freedom Restoration Act." This measure i ... discuss

photo credit: Motty, Creative Commons Attribution LicenseI was just going to post something silly and run away, but then I felt guilty about having time for a joke and no time to honor St. Joseph ... discuss

In what is emerging as a national test case, the Iowa Supreme Court heard oral arguments last week in Planned Parenthood of the Heartland Inc. v. Iowa Board of Medicine, which challenges the 2013 stat ... discuss

By Alex SchadenbergExecutive Director - Euthanasia Prevention CoalitionSeveral days ago I received a phone call from Sharon Kirkey who was writing an article concerning the practice of organ donation ... discuss

In exclusive comments to, Speaker John Boehner says House Republicans are committed to bringing the pro-life bill to ban abortions after 20 weeks back to the House floor for a vote. Repub ... discuss

As John Fund so aptly notes today, the Obama Administration's moves to keep Hillary Clinton's 'secret' emails ... secret ... makes this a curious time for people who (claim to believe) in transparen ... discuss

Jeffrey Goldberg has cast light on a very dark and dangerous evil in his recent article for The Atlantic, “Is It Time for the Jews to Leave Europe?” The piece is a lengthy one — detailed, percep ... discuss

Image source: Reading: 2 Chronicles 36:14-16,19-23Responsorial: Psalm 137:1-6Second Reading: Ephesians 2:4-10Gospel: John 3:14-21The first reading recalls the fall of the k ... discuss

Will had an overlapping baseball practice, so I got the Drew's game a little late but was still able to get a few good pics. Fortunately, the team had a few subs this time so the action was fast pac ... discuss

Protest march at OU. (Photo source: Legal Insurrection.)When an unapologetically über-conservative man and a hard-core leftist woman agree on a point, you can almost bet your life savings the truth i ... discuss

They (the mainstream news media) are still crediting the "Emancipation Proclamation"  as the law that ended slavery, even though it really was the 13th Amendment that ended slavery.  The EP ... discuss

Drew had his first soccer game of the season today. The boys did really well despite having only one practice due to the recent bad weather and no substitutes against a team with a full bench. My ... discuss

Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York created quite a stir by comparing the IRA to the ISIS saying "The IRA claimed to be Catholic. They were baptized. They had a Catholic identity. But what they were d ... discuss

A Challenge to the Media...     Do you have the courage to fully investigate the long-standing abortion debate and issues? Divisive it is!  So often, news articles and stories ... discuss

Okay. This time will DEFINITELY be my last post here. But just had to acknowledge one last thing on my almost blogiversary.Two days from today, Saturday, 7 March, will be the 10th anniversary of this ... discuss

 from Jill Stanek.comby Susie Allen, host of the blog, Pro-Life in TN, and KelliJohn Smeaton comments on the defeat of a sex-selection abortion ban in the UK. Opponents of the ban were apparently ... discuss

I should face it: we'll never be able to afford a real pilgrimage. That's okay. I make a short pilgrimage every morning to the coffee pot, and there I am fueled for the prayers, works, joys, and suffe ... discuss

Brethren: Peace be with you.Today I want to share with you this quote from the Compendium of the Social Doctrine of the Church, and offer it for your Lenten reflection, specially the highlighted parts ... discuss

Around 400 A.D., a 16 year old of Roman heritage was kidnapped and sold into slavery.  Though he escaped six years later, a love for the people of his captive land was planted in his heart.  ... discuss

Around 400 A.D., a 16 year old of Roman heritage was kidnapped and sold into slavery.  Though he escaped six years later, a love for the people of his captive land was planted in his heart.  ... discuss

Only evil minded people profit from confusion in the hearts and minds of Catholics. They're able to sneak in their wicked agendas weakening the faith and self understanding of the faithful.Michael Vor ... discuss

Question: "This article was sent to me as "proof" that Lent is contrary to the scriptures: How do we respond?"The author of this article has to concede t ... discuss

Credit:  insureblog.blogspot.comTherefore you have no excuse, O man, every one of you who judges. For in passing judgment on another you condemn yourself, because you, the judge, practice the ver ... discuss

The German Bishops Conference addressed itself to a long process of talks about marriage and family by giving plenty of room for the local church. The chairman of the German Bishops' Conference, Cardi ... discuss

This Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday mark the Lenten Ember Days.  I've written on the Ember days many times previously so I will not rehash the same information.  Instead I will offer a new ... discuss

How can a country fight to prevent suicide with one hand and endorse it with the other? That is the question facing Canadians after the Supreme Court’s unanimous decision striking down the total ban ... discuss

The Pro-life movement lost a truly great man last Friday, Dr. Jack Wilke. Originally an obstetrician, he became the father of the Pro-life movement. He began travelling across country with his wife Ba ... discuss

March 4, 2012 The New Scar on My Soul By anonymous My soul carries a new scar.  The pain is fresh and keen, and I know that while time might see the pain fade, I will never fully r ... discuss

I’ve put off writing on homosexual “marriage” for many years. My good friend and ministry colleague, Eric Holmberg, has been producing a series on the homosexual political movement ... discuss

This conversation just happened about 5 minutes ago:Me: You know what? I'm going to give up the internet after 8 p.m.;  9 p.m. today because I have a couple of things to finish.Mom: Are you sure ... discuss

"The observance of Lent is the very badge of the Christian warfare. By it we prove ourselves not to be enemies of the cross of Christ. By it we avert the scourges of divine justice. By it we gain stre ... discuss

15 February AD 1621, transferred to 17 February Lutheran musician, composer, and musicologist Michael Praetorius (Prätorius) was born in Kreuzburg, Thuringia to Pastor and Mrs. Michael Schultheis (o ... discuss

So I noticed that I So I noticed that I had not posted in a while. In fact I had not posted since before Christmas. There were many reasons. The most obvious was that I just had hip replacement surger ... discuss

from Jill Stanek.comby Susie Allen, host of the blog, Pro-Life in TN, and KelliKansans for Life calls out the media for biased reporting on the cost of defending pro-life laws in Kansas – with headl ... discuss

The Christian news website The Stream today features an in-depth interview with me about The Thrill of the Chaste (Catholic Edition). From "The Power of Chastity: An Interview with Dawn Eden":The Stre ... discuss

by Rdr. Daniel Manzuk – We are bombarded with the message that we are to be tolerant of the beliefs and practices of others. “Tolerant,” however, has come to mean “accept and condone witho ... discuss

Dear Drs Kahlenborn, Peck, and Severs,I suspect that the vast majority of Catholics - including faithful Catholics involved with pro life concerns - would be flabbergasted to learn that the use of pot ... discuss

By Joe Kral January 22, 2015, was supposed to be a historic day. As many already know, this was the day for the annual March for Life that annually attracts hundreds of thousands of pro-lifers to the ... discuss

In January, Michael Voris did a Vortex episode entitled, "GET OUT!" in which he once again attacked the "homosexual and homosexual-friendly clergy" of the Catholic Church.  He, as is his usual cu ... discuss

I'm once again offering a number of older, traditional Catholic books for sale.  All prices do include shipping.  If you are interested, please contact me at acatholiclife[at]gmail[dot]com." ... discuss

The following news release was issued on Feb. 6, 2015.MINNEAPOLIS — Today's decision by the Supreme Court of Canada to legalize assisted suicide poses multiple dangers to Minnesotans, according to M ... discuss




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