Topic: religion

28 August AD 430 Saint Augustine was one of the greatest of the Latin church fathers and was among the most significant influences in the formation of Western Christianity, including Lutheranism. He w ... discuss

Aurelius Augustinus, Augustine of Hippo, or Saint Augustine (November 13, 354 – August 28, 430) was one of the most important figures in the development of Western Christianity, there considered to ... discuss

The following is an excerpt regarding the ideal 19th century woman, which historians have called the cult of true womanhood. If you read it in the light of the ongoing debate about gender roles, it ha ... discuss

Contact: Jeff Walton, Institute on Religion and Democracy, 202-682-4131, 202-413-5639 cell, jwalton@TheIRD.org WASHINGTON, Aug. 26, 2015 /Christian Newswire/ -- The National Council of Churches has ... discuss

Painting of Augustine of Hippo and his mother Monica of Hippo,Ary Scheffer, 1846via WikipediaWidow; born of Christian parents at Tagaste, North Africa, in 333; died at Ostia, near Rome, in 387.She was ... discuss

A new piece in TIME (adapted from a new book) is titled "What Two Religions Tell Us about the Modern Dating Crisis," but it could just as easily be titled "What the Modern Dating Crisis Tells Us about ... discuss

When one of the most liberal publications around is supporting Chick-fil-A against the Denver City Council's efforts to keep it out, looks like "the religion-influenced operation" has won that round a ... discuss

Is Mercy Always Mushy? - Aleteia div> ... discuss

Washington D.C., Aug 27, 2015 / 03:04 am (CNA).- Chances are you've heard of the phrase “15 minutes of fame.” And you've probably seen the neon-colored canvases of Campbell soup cans or Ma ... discuss

The key here is the rise of the New Left, or the so-called “cultural Marxists.” They switched the fight against the West away from the Marxist class/economic-based revolutionary model to one of cu ... discuss

ENGLISH TEACHER Education: Middle/High School, FT EmployeeSt. Brigid Catholic Academy (Brooklyn, NY)Teach English Language Arts to Grades 5-8. Requirements: Catholic. Willing to be trained to teach r ... discuss

By Sarah Zagorski In Texas, the city of Austin will pay $461,000 in attorney fees after trying to force five pregnancy resource centers to place signs up indicating their clinics are not legitimate. ... discuss

In Texas, the city of Austin will pay $461,000 in attorney fees after trying to force five pregnancy resource centers to place signs up indicating their clinics are not legitimate. The plaintiffs co-c ... discuss

By Julie Klose In the current flashpoint for the pro-life movement — sparked by an ongoing undercover video investigation of Planned Parenthood — eyes are being opened on the moral issue of abor ... discuss

In the current flashpoint for the pro-life movement — sparked by an ongoing undercover video investigation of Planned Parenthood — eyes are being opened on the moral issue of abortion. This past ... discuss

Top 50 Quotes from the Saints - Aleteia div> ... discuss

Contact: Jeff Walton, Institute on Religion and Democracy, 202-682-4131, 202-413-5639 cell, jwalton@TheIRD.org WASHINGTON, Aug. 26, 2015 /Christian Newswire/ -- The National Council of Churches has ... discuss

In the current flashpoint for the pro-life movement — sparked by an ongoing undercover video investigation of Planned Parenthood — eyes are being opened on the moral issue of abortion. This past ... discuss

This ecumenical streak in Witherspoon was not borne out of doctrinal indifferentism. His desire for unity, for example, did not encompass Socinians, Pelagians, Catholics or any other group holding rel ... discuss

The other day I pulled up behind a car that contained a litany of bumper stickers expressing their view about all sorts of things.  They were not hiding their worldview (or at least parts of it). But ... discuss

In a new documentary called, “Inside Scientology and Escaping the Witness,” former member of the Church of Scientology, Samantha Domingo, claims leadership forced her to have an abortion when she ... discuss

By Sarah Zagorski In a new documentary called, “Inside Scientology and Escaping the Witness,” former member of the Church of Scientology, Samantha Domingo, claims leadership forced her to have an ... discuss

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 Detroit satanists parrot Planned Parenthood lies  Cassy Fiano  This weekend, when thousands upon thousands of Americans took place in a massive cross-country protest of Plann ... discuss

How To Share Your Catholic Faith With Others - Aleteia div> ... discuss

Today, August 25, is the optional memorial of St. Louis IX (1215-1270).Louis IX, King of France, son of Louis VIII and Blanche of Castile, was born at Poissy, April 25, 1215. Louis was twelve years ol ... discuss

It seems that the art of mocking the Christian faith is nothing new to those in the acting profession, but it is ironic that one of the first actors to mock Christianity was also a martyr for the fait ... discuss

So, you’re a doctor. You go into the profession to heal and alleviate suffering.You believe in the sanctity of human life, either due to religion or philosophy. You accept the maxims of the Hippocra ... discuss

Bob McDowell, Letter to Editor: The Obama Administration appears to be determined to do everything possible to bring down the economy and preeminence of the USA by whatever actions the White House ca ... discuss

By Patti Armstrong | Church Continues to Rely on Basics, Faith and Funding | Religion is built into the entire school day at Our Lady of Guadalupe School (pre-K to eight) in Fremont, Calif., ... discuss

San Francisco, Calif., Aug 23, 2015 / 06:07 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Efforts to promote Catholic culture in the San Francisco archdiocese’s high schools and to agree on a contract acceptable for the ... discuss

Science and religion are partners, not antagonists - By Msgr. M. Francis Mannion div> ... discuss

In 1992 “Agenda 21” was made public by the United Nations at a UN Conference on Environment and Development held in Rio De Janeiro and signed by 178 countries. It had been modified many times sinc ... discuss

“Do You Also Want to Leave?”: Reflecting on the Sunday Gospel - Aleteia div> ... discuss

by John C. Velisek, Contributing Author: Islamists and Marxists do not differ very much in the means to attain their goals. Both will accelerate the usage of “useful Idiots” to badger and harass ... discuss

“But morality is inescapable. Let’s say we agree that Jesus is all about relationships. Great. Then what? Every relationship has actions the parties would deem in and out of bounds, actions th ... discuss

In a personal letter to Nathaniel Hawthorne upon completing this novel, Melville said, “I have written an evil book.” What is it about the book that Melville considered evil? I think the answer to ... discuss

“The Islamic State’s sex trade appears to be based solely on enslaving women and girls from the Yazidi minority. As yet, there has been no widespread campaign aimed at enslaving women from oth ... discuss

Double (1955 Calendar): August 21August 21st is the Feast of St. Jane Frances de Chantal, the widow who founded the Order of the Visitation after the death of her husband.  Even when it seems tha ... discuss

You have heard by now that the site AshleyMadison.com was hacked and that millions of users had their information made public. Ashley Madison is a company that exists to facilitate (and even g ... discuss

By Mark S. Latkovic, S.T.D. This is the third article in a three-part series on the upcoming Synod. See the first article here, and the second here. Going forward to the Ordinary Synod on the Family t ... discuss

The old human analogies cannot be maintained in quite the same naif way as once they were. We cannot go back to the anthropomorphism which found it possible to depict God the Father as a man with a gr ... 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

I. The Myth Behind Pure Libertarianism Libertarianism at its heart is an ideology whose most ardent followers are completely opposed to the rule of civil law. They are divorced from the logic John L ... discuss

"The cathedral dean delighted in inserting the church into any national news story he could find, from gun control to the Confederate flag." -- IRD Anglican Program Director Jeff Walton Contact: Jeff ... discuss

Contact: Larry Jacobs, Managing Director, World Congress of Families, 815-997-7106, larry@worldcongress.org; The Howard Center for Family, Religion and Society, 815-964-5819ROCKFORD, Ill., Aug. 20, ... discuss

George Washington once said, "Religion and morality are the essential pillars of civil society." Benjamin Franklin, deemed one of our nation's most irreligious Founders, opined that "only a virtuous p ... discuss

United Church of Christ Minister Tom Davis recently offered blessings to Planned Parenthood after videos were released showing their top executives haggling over the price of aborted babies’ body pa ... discuss

Got Joy? New Study Suggests Religion Is The Key To Lasting Happiness - Aleteia div> ... discuss

If there is a movement to take America back it is not reflected in the below. In one years time we have dropped in freedom ranking from 17th position (which is bad enough) to 20th position. "If" the ... discuss

The troubles in Virginia generated a backlash, as Enlightened elites and evangelical Christians alike called for a new era of religious freedom. That reaction birthed the most important statutes regar ... discuss

Civics courses were an early casualty of an educational establishment that increasingly regarded America as the great problem in the world and the fountainhead of all things evil—racism, sexism, and ... discuss

This new Don’t Ask Don’t Tell has comes full circle in the military, too. The same service that once barred gays and lesbians from service now punishes chaplains who quote their scripture in deali ... discuss

Millennials need the church, now more than ever, but they need the church to just be the church. Concert entertainment, coffee, and friends can be easily found. But as Evans wrote, “Church is the on ... discuss

Jgs 9:6-15 Strong Leaders and Godless DystopiasBy Benedict Augustine“Then all the trees said to the buckthorn, ‘Come; you reign over us!’But the buckthorn replied to the tr ... discuss

Four-day international event expected to have thousands to affirm the natural family as the only fundamental and sustainable unit of society (United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights)Conta ... discuss

Bible Museum to display artifacts from Holy Land under deal ... discuss

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Manchester, N.H., Aug 19, 2015 / 12:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Although EWTN Global Catholic Network already reaches over 250 million television households in 140 countries worldwide, they have decided t ... discuss

TORONTO—Canada ranks sixth overall for its level of human freedom while the United States ranks 20th in the Human Freedom Index, released today by the Fraser Institute and a network of internatio ... discuss

I’ve got a sketchbook that’s found itself a special place in my heart. It’s not a particularly special sketchbook except for the fact that I’ve place a stretch of weird tin-fin ... discuss

Will those who oppose gay marriage be allowed to live in accordance with their beliefs? Image added by ARRA News Serviceby Roger Severino: Are people who publicly affirm that marriage is the union of ... discuss

“John Calvin once wrote that if we try to think about God without thinking about the Father, Son, and Spirit, then “only the bare and empty name of God flits about in our brains, to the exclus ... discuss

By Jacquelyn Lee Current Governor of Ohio, John Kasich, jumped into the vast pool of Republican presidential hopefuls rather late, but nevertheless merited a spot among the top ten candidates in the r ... discuss

(April 11, 1836-August 18, 1918) was an American Anglican priest and theologian. He spent most of his career as a professor at the University of the South in Sewanee, Tennessee. He is remembered on Au ... discuss

Fort Worth, Texas, Aug 17, 2015 / 05:19 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Christianity is spreading rapidly in China, and it could be because of how well the faith fits in with modern scientific technology. Accor ... discuss

I have been looking for a spiritual director off and on for several years. I haven’t found any one I’ve clicked with yet – I keep looking.  One of the potential directors was a good woman ... discuss

This reflection is taken from my book, Pro-Life Reflections for Every Day, which is available for purchase at: ProLifeReflectionsForEveryDay.org “You will be doing well if you truly observe the ... discuss

by John C. Velisek, Contributing Author: Written in 2002, an alliance was discussed in an article in the French newspaper Le Figaro by Alexandre del Valle. Described as the red- green-brown alliance i ... discuss

MIDDLE GRADES TEACHERS Education: Elementary, FT EmployeeDivine Wisdom Catholic Academy (Douglaston, NY)IMMEDIATE OPENINGS!!!!! Teaching Positions: Grade 5 ELA/SS/Religion; Grade 6 ELA/SS/Religion; S ... discuss

by John C. Velisek, Contributing Author: The Muslim religion has been described by its adherents as the way to live and prosper in Gods word. Alliances have been made with the Islamic religion through ... discuss

"Current cultural challenges make a strong witness from Evangelical education more important than ever." -- IRD President Mark Tooley Contact: Jeff Walton, Institute on Religion and Democracy, 202-68 ... discuss

Yeah, this is exactly what I think of Twitter. HT to Zac Alstin who has a very fine blog, who posts another chilling similar vid on that post. Do go watch, especially if you're starting a family or ha ... discuss

Vatican City, Aug 14, 2015 / 06:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Benedict XVI’s role in Europe is the focus of a Japanese scholar who says the Pope emeritus’ recent decades show his engagement in a ... discuss

This is not to say that Christian hypocrisy is excusable.  It is to say that such so often becomes an illegitimate conversation stopper when we need all the voices we can get to vie for these preciou ... discuss

This article was published on August 11, 2015 by Spiked.A shocking case that shows that assisted suicide is about more than alleviating suffering.Dr Kevin YuillBy Kevin Yuill, an academic and an autho ... discuss

Pope Francis: Take Some Time Out - Aleteia div> ... discuss

4TH GRADE TEACHER AND 6TH GRADE TEACHER Education: Elementary, FT EmployeeSt Luke School (Whitestone, NY)4th Grade departmental homeroom teacher. Subjects: 4th Science (testing year) 5th English Langu ... discuss

The threat of cultic distortions is something the church must struggle with in every generation and in every age. It is also important to understand that even legitimate churches may contain within it ... discuss

By Marie Smith United Nations Member States, after a final two week session of negotiations, reached agreement on the Post 2015 Agenda,”Transforming Our World: The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Deve ... discuss

United Nations Member States, after a final two week session of negotiations, reached agreement on the Post 2015 Agenda,”Transforming Our World: The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development“ ... discuss

Bunk on a battleship during pope's Philadelphia visit ... discuss

Do you ever look around at modern day America and have a nagging feeling something is wrong? It’s just – well, things aren’t what they used to be. Let’s take the bedrock of America, the family ... discuss

Is Your Parish Like a Convenience Store? - Aleteia div> ... discuss

In Iowa, presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) is out with a pro-life television ad condemning Planned Parenthood for their abortion and organ harvesting business. Breitbart News reports that th ... discuss

Contact Larry Jacobs, 815-997-7106, larry@worldcongress.org; The Howard Center for Family, Religion and Society, 815-964-5819   ROCKFORD, Ill., August 11, 2015 /Christian Newswire/ -- The Memorial Se ... discuss

By Sarah Zagorski In Iowa, presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) is out with a pro-life television ad condemning Planned Parenthood for their abortion and organ harvesting business. Breitbart ... discuss

As the undercover investigation of Planned Parenthood continues to unfold, people are coming to new realizations on the humanity of the unborn. It’s a significant moment for the pro-life movement. F ... discuss

“I still remember the first time I viewed one of ISIS’s twisted pieces of video propaganda. I could not watch it until the end, the grisly scene was too much for my soft, suburban conscience. ... discuss

I ran across this quote on the BBC web page about Catholicism: Research and publications from the Alan Guttmacher Institute in America illustrate some contradictions in the Catholic stance against abo ... discuss

Catholic Myths About Big Families - Aleteia div> ... discuss

Stephen Harper pledges $9M for religious freedom in Middle East - Politics - CBC News div> ... discuss

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There are other major, often unreached for the Gospel demographics that are maybe not as prestigious but no less spiritually important and in some cases far more numerous. A gun-owning middle aged whi ... discuss

I am therefore somewhat less confident that our world really is becoming more adult in its approach to life than, say, that which Christianity fostered in the Middle Ages and beyond. It glories in Rea ... discuss

GRAPHIC: Islamists use machetes to hack to death blogger for criticizing their religion [Video] ILLEGAL IMMIGRANT sexually assaulted elderly woman & killed her with a hammer [Video] Petition to B ... discuss

Signs, Signs, Everywhere a Sign - Aleteia div> ... discuss

Satan is a formidable foe. He opposes all those who are created in the image of God and is bent on their complete and utter destruction. What makes Satan so skillful at tempting us to sin? In ... discuss

Contact Larry Jacobs, 815-997-7106, larry@worldcongress.org; The Howard Center, 815-964-5819   ROCKFORD, Ill., Aug. 8, 2015 /Christian Newswire/ -- Dr. John Addison Howard, the namesake and Senior Fe ... discuss

Ask Fr. Mike: Why Does God Allow People to Commit Evil Acts? - Aleteia div> ... discuss

Essentially, Sanders said, the review should determine whether she was being faithful to her ordination vows, which included affirming a belief in “God: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.” Vosper is ap ... discuss

“If liberal religion is so in sync with Western secular culture, why isn’t it more popular? First, it offers an echo rather than a distinctive voice. Second, it doesn’t demand very much beyo ... discuss

"Tomorrow's peace and security depends on a realistic Christian view of our fallen world, where war, poverty and oppression are the historic norms." -- IRD President Mark Tooley Contact: Jeff Walton ... discuss

Pope Francis to American Catholics: Defend Marriage and Religious Liberty from 'Invasive Public Policies' - Aleteia div> ... discuss

“[W]hat can be done concretely, especially at a time in which the faith is being watered down more and more, even within the Church, and the ‘things with which the pagans are concerned,’ against ... discuss

In July, the American Cancer Society and American Express indicated that they no longer donate to Planned Parenthood. The American Cancer Society explained that at one time they did fund a limited amo ... discuss

Blessed Pope Pius IX rejects the claim that the will of the people is the supreme law: "And, since where religion has been removed from civil society, and the doctrine and authority of divine revelat ... discuss

Athens, Greece, Aug 6, 2015 / 04:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- As Greece's financial and political situation reaches a fever pitch in complexity, Caritas has stepped up and is offering help to the growing n ... discuss

Contact: Kevin Hester, The Shore Church, 269-208-3844 ST JOSEPH, Mich., Aug. 5, 2015 /Christian Newswire/ -- We are living in an age of crisis and uncertainty in our economies, with potential wars, t ... discuss

by William J. Murray, Contributing Author: As part of Obama’s plan to “fundamentally transform” America, he and his minions in the State Department and the Department of Homeland Security are im ... discuss

This reflection is taken from my book, Pro-Life Reflections for Every Day, which is available for purchase at: ProLifeReflectionsForEveryDay.org “I put to death and I bring to life” (Deut ... discuss

Contact: Kevin Hester, The Shore Church, 269-208-3844 ST JOSEPH, Mich., Aug. 5, 2015 /Christian Newswire/ -- We are living in an age of crisis and uncertainty in our economies, with potential wars, t ... discuss

Dallas, Texas, Aug 5, 2015 / 12:04 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The recent wave of anti-immigrant sentiment from public figures is nothing new to American history, Bishop Kevin Farrell of Dallas said in his c ... discuss

BEIJING (AP) — A diocese in central China has ordained the country's first Catholic bishop in three years amid tensions between Beijing and the Vatican and a strained relationship between the Chines ... discuss

The Vatican knows this well. I have been told by insiders that the strategic thrust of Pope Francis’s diplomacy is all directed eastwards, towards the emergence of China as a great religious power. ... discuss

Evangelicals, of course, believe that church growth and decline is ultimately in God’s hands. If America goes fully secular, we will receive that as part of God’s providential plans. But the clamo ... discuss

Islamists and Marxists do not differ very much in the means to attain their goals. Both will accelerate the usage of “useful Idiots” to badger and harass those who disagree. Muslims are not averse ... discuss

Craig James filed suit this week against Fox Sports Southwest (and affiliated companies) for discriminating against him based on his religion when it fired him for earlier comments he made in support ... discuss

by Elizabeth Slattery: The Obama administration continues its persistent attack on the Little Sisters of the Poor following their challenge to the Obamacare abortion drug mandate.Earlier this summer, ... discuss

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Mormon church for the first time is publishing photos of a small sacred stone it believes founder Joseph Smith used to help translate the story that became the basis of the ... discuss

Pope Francis and the Gadgets of Sin - Aleteia div> ... discuss

By Mitchell Kalpakgian, Ph.D. A person of fifty years old is the same person who was once five years old. The only change that has occurred is one of development, the natural progression of stages fro ... discuss

“I do anticipate the kinds of claims,” said Douglas NeJaime, a law professor at UCLA. “The kind of claim that you saw in Hobby Lobby—you could see similar kinds of claims in the same-sex marri ... discuss

August 4 is the feast of St. John Mary Vianney,the humble Cure of Ars, who is the patron of priests and confessors. Here are fifteen powerful quotes from this great saint.1. "All the good works in the ... discuss

Can an accommodation be accompanied by a requirement that essentially negates the accommodation and still be seen as sufficient? To answer this question, we can use a simple example, which arises in t ... discuss

Homo Habilis, Homo Erectus, Homo Sapiens… Robo-Geisha As our culture slides into the abyss from several directions at once, it’s hard to get a steady fix on the bottom. I’ll try. I have before ... discuss

To be human is to feel guilt. At least, to be a sinful human is to feel guilt. And most often we feel guilt precisely because we are actually guilty—guilty of offenses against man and Go ... discuss

Liberation theology arose in the 1960s and 70s as a response to the widespread poverty and injustice in Latin America. It began with the Gospel premise that Christians have a special obligation to hel ... discuss

Powerful forces that exploit the media’s consumers, suggest an answer in the affirmative. Loose tongues unconnected to brains enhance the blame so that, without having done anything, you, too, can ... discuss

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The man accused of slaying nine parishioners as they worshipped at a South Carolina church was expected in court Friday to face dozens of federal charges, including hate crim ... discuss

Paradoxically, people who make science their religion these days tend to have no actual grasp of science at all. Case in point: comedian Sarah Silverman defending Planned Parenthood this week with "Sc ... discuss

According to a group of liberal clergy, killing babies in abortions and selling their body parts to the highest bidder is “God’s work.” On July 29, the Planned Parenthood Clergy Advocacy Board s ... discuss

By Sarah Zagorski According to a group of liberal clergy, killing babies in abortions and selling their body parts to the highest bidder is “God’s work.” On July 29, the Planned Parenthood Cle ... discuss

New Video Series Contemplates the “Mystery of God” - Aleteia div> ... discuss

Ask Fr. Mike: Why Does God Allow People to Commit Evil Acts? - Aleteia div> ... discuss

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Amnesty International says Muslims in the western part of Central African Republic are being forced to hide their religion or convert to Christianity under threat of death. ... discuss

But returning to the thought experiment, my question is not really about the specific individual here except to the extent that based on his history we know that he has been confirmed in a predecessor ... discuss

Although Jennings often frames her style as “helping them understand a different point of view exists,” “setting up conversations,” and “modelling non-judgmental thinking,” she authoritati ... discuss

What is this?I am trying something new this year - teaching our religious education classes online so that our teens can watch them any time they want during the week. They just fill out a few questio ... discuss

RELIGION TEACHER Education: Middle/High School, PT ContractBlanchet Catholic School (Salem, OR)PT (3 periods) Religion teacher for grades 6-8. Must be Catholic. Pay commensurate with qualifications. T ... discuss

“Je Suis Charlie!” That was the hashtag activism that came out of the Islamic extremist attack on the offices of the French satire magazine Charlie Hebdo, in response to their cartoons of Mohammed ... discuss

Camille Paglia has had two articles about her in Salon, recently.In one, she underscores that men and women are different. It's such a basic premise but it's still widely ignored, even among Catholics ... discuss

London, England, Jul 30, 2015 / 03:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Some Catholics in Great Britain are concerned the government's push for “British values” in schools, meant to counter Islamist ex ... discuss

At the same time, evangelicals must prepare to minister to the wounded, the refugees of the sexual revolution whose relationships have been wrecked by false promises of freedom and autonomy. When peop ... discuss

Nominal Christians have long been the church’s “warm market.” They don’t have major obstacles to faith and are the most likely people to become committed believers. Yes, their ... discuss

CLEAR LAKE, Iowa (AP) — Rick Perry bragged to an Iowa barbeque crowd about the strong economy back in Texas, drew laughs comparing President Barack Obama to Jimmy Carter and won applause vowing to s ... discuss

Written in 2002, an alliance was discussed in the French newspaper Le Figaro in an article written by Alexandre del Valle. Described as the red- green-brown alliance it referred to the antisemitic and ... discuss

Today in Washington, D.C. - July 29, 2015The House reconvened at 10 AM today. They began to take up bills for consideration at 12:43 PM.Bills that may be considered:H.R. 1994 - "To amend title 38, Uni ... discuss

Video: Stephen Colbert's Message to Pope Francis - Aleteia div> ... discuss

Is Your Parish Like a Convenience Store? - Aleteia div> ... 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

As Christians were being terrorized by ISIS and other Muslims, the Obama administration tried to stifle them from exposing reality.by Raymond Ibrahim: During the height of one of the most brutal mont ... discuss

Lahore, Pakistan, Jul 28, 2015 / 04:44 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A Dominican priest in Pakistan has praised the nation’s Supreme Court for suspending the death sentence of Asia Bibi, a Christian woma ... discuss

This reflection is taken from my book, Pro-Life Reflections for Every Day, which is available for purchase at: ProLifeReflectionsForEveryDay.org “The human person, unlike animals and things, ca ... discuss

The Muslim religion has been described by its adherents as the way to live and prosper in Gods word. Alliances have been made with the Islamic religion through the centuries to various ends, alliances ... discuss

29 July AD 1030; transferred to 27 July Ólafr Haraldsson (also known as Olav, Olafe, Oláfr hinn helgi, and Olavus rex) was born in 995 to Harald Grenske and Åsta Gudbrandsdatter. While Snoore says ... discuss

Photo CreditRex Murphy nails it on Donald Trump:My own view on Trump is fairly plain — he is a boor and a hyper-egotist, a shallow and avaricious blowhard, whose candidacy can almost stand as a rebu ... discuss

The Royal MartyrsQuestion: "Is monarchy the only form of government man can institute that represents both the fullness of the Orthodox faith and the Incarnational reality of Christ?"If we go back to ... discuss

TweetBy Jonathon Van MarenIf there’s one thing that confuses me about how many pro-lifers decide on strategies to change hearts and mind on abortion, it’s the fact that they seem to believe that w ... discuss

Cropped. Photo credit.Francis forges a new dogma of 'Papal fallibility' If he's that humble, he's teachable. Could some economist send him a paper about the basics of economics?‘You’re either dead ... discuss

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Well, Doug just posted some excellent thoughts on marriage and the recent High Court ruling. Here’s my 2 cents (the going rate I might add, a bargain? You decide) Over and over and over from the ... discuss

WHO SAID IT?Margaret Sanger or Aryan Nation Leader Tom MetzgerFirst some background on our two quotable and notable contestants:The ADL website provides the following profile of Tom Metzger, leader of ... discuss

 I haven't finished reading any of the following books yet, but felt ready to start talking about them anyway.Born for Love: Why Empathy is Essential - and Endangered, is written by the same team ... discuss

There is a group of individuals who call themselves "Old Catholics."  This group broke off of the Catholic Church before Vatican I and have mixed in protestant thought within what looks like a Tr ... discuss

I just wanted to give you an update. You may have noticed I've been a little quiet on this blog. Right now, at this point, blogging is difficult for me. I have four kids at home for the summer break, ... discuss

I've been collecting quotes in a lovely commonplace book (from Paperblanks, pictured above on the left) for a number of years now (and collecting quotes in places all over for many years before that). ... discuss

Aboard the papal plane, Jul 13, 2015 / 11:43 am (CNA).- In the course of his 64 minute in-flight press conference while en route to Rome, Pope Francis answered questions ranging from politics, his upc ... discuss

Today is the optional memorial of St. Henry II.Henry II, successively Duke of Bavaria, King of Germany and Emperor, devoted himself to the spread of religion by rebuilding churches and founding monast ... discuss

“The third use of the Law (being also the principal use, and more closely connected with its proper end) has respect to believers in whose hearts the Spirit of God already flourishes and reigns. For ... discuss

Pope Benedict XVIAt the beginning of his papacy, by Pope Benedict XVI’s 2005 homily for the Mass Imposition of the Pallium and Conferral of The Fisherman’s Ring For the Beginning Of The Petrine Mi ... discuss

I am finally back on the blog!  I have been so busy the past two years working hard to build content over at Catholic Sistas's Homeschooling Series that I had abandoned this blog.  Sorry abo ... discuss

Greek philosophers. (Image source: Wikimedia Commons.)The victory of the LGBT bloc in creating the right to “same-sex marriage” is simply the most recent and most potentially devastating consequen ... discuss

Today the Church observes the 8th anniversary of the publishing of Summorum Pontificum, the long-awaited motu proprio of Pope Benedict XVI replacing all former "indults" and declaring that the Tride ... discuss

detail, Childe Hassam, Flags on the WaldorfLiterally, as I'm typing on this Independence Day, a hard rain is falling in Washington, DC, as it has been every day -- with intermittent bursts of spectacu ... discuss

Here I am, practically 92, actually finding old age enjoyable in some ways.  Yes, I look old.  I feel old.  I creak and limp and use a cane.  But there are two  things I really appreciate, the VI ... discuss

New preamble to the constitution This is probably the best e-mail I’ve seen in a long, long time. The following has been attributed to Lewis Napper, a Jackson, Mississippi computer programmer. ... discuss

Damon Linker has “made clear repeatedly” that he supports gay marriage, and yet he is “troubled by the equally stunning lack of charity, magnanimity, and tolerance displayed by many gay marriage ... discuss

"Till selfish gain no longer stain, The banner of the free!" Happened across this on Youtube quite by accident. Brought tears to my eyes, for several reasons. The gravestone and soldier scenes in par ... discuss

Question: "Why does the Orthodox Church not have a Bishop of Rome?"There is no official answer to this question that I am aware of, but I think there are two reasons for this. Up until relatively rece ... discuss

By James Gottry, Esq. Marketing Director, Legal Services Over the weekend, Time posted an opinion editorial by Mark Oppenheimer, the New York Times’ religion writer that leaves no doubt as to the a ... discuss

Click here to subscribe to the Social Conservative Review "The World Turned Upside-Down" reportedly was the tune the British played when Cornwallis surrendered to Washington at Yorktown. Perhaps clos ... discuss

SUPERIOR, Ariz. (AP) — Outside of an aging mining town in the mountains east of Phoenix, a copper company has burrowed a shaft 1.3 miles into the high desert landscape in what is believed to be the ... discuss

This upcoming Sunday, I will be preaching from Mark 6 on the death of John the Baptist.  As we consider how his head ended up on a platter, it provides an important commentary on the recent events w ... discuss

    Nick note: Wrong reaction. There is nothing impinging upon his freedom of religion. But he can expect the social media hordes to descend upon his store. Via WBIR An East Tennessee store own ... discuss

Star Parkerby Star Parker: More unsettling than the U.S. Supreme Court's decision in Obergefell v. Hodges directing states to recognize same-sex marriage is the reasoning that went into the decision.I ... discuss

"Officials with the Episcopal Church have enacted policies that the vast majority of Anglican Christians refute as contrary to both scripture and the tradition that has been passed down to us." -- Jef ... discuss

Photo: Shannon DeCelle in NY Post Marissa Poulson, Senior Web Writer In case you don’t remember the story of the farm owners fined for their faith, let me quickly refresh your memory on some key ... discuss

In another affirmation that the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) protects the constitutional right of free exercise for military service members, a federal judge recently ruled that the statut ... discuss

On Wednesday evenings around the country, many churches hold mid-week services or children’s programs, or bible studies. Sometimes, all three. A few weeks ago, a pastor was leading one of those Bibl ... discuss

"This divestment action will contribute nothing to peace or reconciliation. To the extent it is heeded at all, it will encourage radical enemies of peace to believe that Israel's Christian friends wil ... discuss

By Patrick J. Buchanan “Natural law — God’s law — will always trump common law,” said Alveda King, niece of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., and a Christian leader in her own right, “God will ... discuss

I was surprised at how hard  the decision hit me. I was really hoping they'd go for truth and wouldn't let popular opinion sway them. I was surprised at how fervently I began praying for my count ... discuss

Everyone is sharing their thoughts on the Supreme Court’s recent decision to establish marriage as a right to any two people (regardless of gender). And from the intensity and number of both pos ... discuss

30 June AD 1468; transferred from 16 August* The first Protestants weren't Martin Luther and his fellow theologians. Instead, the word was first applied to the German rulers who opposed the imperial ... discuss

(pronounced ear-a-NAY-us) was probably born around 125. As a young man in Smyrna (near Ephesus, in what is now western Turkey) he heard the preaching of Polycarp, who as a young man had heard the prea ... discuss

In my younger days, Billy Joel was one of those performers whose music you either loved or hated, mostly depending on your tribal affiliations, your musical expectations, and the depth of your musical ... discuss

The Supreme Court published their decision on Friday in the Obergfell v. Hodges case. It was a close vote, 5-4, with Justices Kennedy, Breyer, Sotomayor, Kagan and Ginsburg coming down on the side o ... discuss

"Why would a guy want to marry a guy?" When the scene from this 1959 movie, "Some Like It Hot", was first shown, audiences roared at this line. The idea of a guy marrying a guy was absurd and thinka ... discuss

"Hereafter I will not talk much with you: for the prince of this world cometh, and hath nothing in me." John 14:30The prince of this world is coming. Does he have anything in you?If so, then it is tim ... discuss

28 June AD 200 Irenaeus (ca. AD 130-200), believed to be a native of Smyrna (modern Izmir, Turkey), studied in Rome and later became pastor in Lyons, France. Around 177, while Irenaeus was away from ... discuss




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