Topic: religion

Gabe Hughes, pastor of Junction City First Southern Baptist Church, author, and creator of WWUTT returns for his second episode of Echo Zoe Radio. Gabe recently released a new book called “40 Mormo ... discuss

2015 Saw Less Religious Freedom Around The Worldby Lauretta Brown (CNSNews): The House of Representatives unanimously passed the Frank Wolf International Religious Freedom Act Monday afternoon, which ... discuss

Because feeling better about one’s self by punishing others is an addictive pleasure, victories can never satiate those who wage identity politics as war. ~ Dr. Angelo Codevillaby Dr. Anfelo Codevil ... discuss

by Paul Jacob, Contributing Author: A few days ago, the Barna Group released the results of its latest poll, asking “Americans whether capitalism or socialism align better with the teachings of Jesu ... discuss

How the Secretary of State's globalist agenda renders him unfit for his job.John Kerry - A World Class Doofusby Michael Cutler: John Kerry's Department of State is responsible for functions that are s ... discuss

Guest Post by David MartinOn the Feast of Pentecost, 2016, Fr. Ingo Dollinger, a long-time friend of Pope Emeritus Benedict told Dr. Maike Hickson that Cardinal Ratzinger [now Benedict XVI] told him i ... discuss

by Dr. David Schnare: The Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) Act is a federal law enacted in the early 1970’s that provides for extended criminal penalties and a civil cause of ac ... discuss

ARRA News Service: Tomorrow is the 68th anniversary of the founding of the modern state of Israel. Per the Knesset site:On May 14, 1948, the members of the People's Council proclaimed the establishm ... discuss

In the next installment of my Roman pilgrimage, I share three additional sites on my journeys: Chisea Gesu e Maria (the Institute of Christ the King's Church in Rome) as well as the Pantheon (known to ... discuss

The apostles John and James, the sons of Zebedee, had said to Jesus that they were willing to drink the cup of His passion so that they might share through him the joy of His resurrection. Our Lord re ... discuss

You may have seen this meme in various forms. Spurgeon isn’t talking politics specifically here, but he applies this principle consistently when he does venture into preaching on the politic ... discuss

“High visibility can also set pastors on a correction-course with humility that evangelical Christians call getting right with Jesus. The Rev. Darrin Patrick, 45, of Webster Groves, is one of th ... discuss

“Leaving aside the questions about modern day Christianity, I want to ask whether these claims about early Christianity–particularly in the second century–are, in fact, true. Is it really th ... discuss

Installment 1: They’re coming for you, whether your like it or not.  War began before you were even born. Installment 2: Don’t give them a foothold. They will ABSOLUTELY use it against yo ... discuss

The Collect.ALMIGHTY God, who showest to them that are in error the light of thy truth, to the intent that they may return into the way of righteousness; Grant unto all those who are admitted into the ... discuss

John Kulikos was born in the Greek district of Epirus, in the city of Ioannina. His parents were pious, but he was orphaned at an early age, and he went to Constantinople. With the means left him by h ... discuss

The Collect.O LORD, from whom all good things do come; Grant to us thy humble servants, that by thy holy inspiration we may think those things that are good, and by thy merciful guiding may perform th ... discuss

Athanasius of Alexandria (Greek: Αθανάσιος) (also spelled "Athanasios") (ca. 293 – May 2, 373) was a Christian bishop, the Bishop of Alexandria, in the fourth century. He is revered as a sa ... discuss

We know about Monnica almost entirely from the autobiography (the Confessions) of her son Augustine, a major Christian writer, theologian and philosopher (see 28 August). Monnica was born in North Afr ... discuss

This article can be viewed as a PowerPoint presentation, with pictures, click here. To download as a tract for printing and distribution, click here (English) and here ( ... discuss

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Despite facing abject poverty, alcoholism, grief, domestic abuse and gun-wielding foes, Childress didn’t cave to culture pressers. He certainly didn’t soften his theology. But he did soften hearts ... discuss

The liberal media are so in love with Pope Francis that they can’t report the hard truth about his blatant interference in the 2016 presidential campaign and what it represents.Not only was social ... discuss

By Peter Kwasniewski, Ph.D. Adam spoke “up” when he spoke with God, and “down” in the naming of the animals, but it was not until the creation of Eve, “bone of my bone and flesh of my flesh ... discuss

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

By Peter Kwasniewski, Ph.D. See Part I here, Part II here, Part III here. Friedrich Nietzsche is a notoriously anti-Christian author, and, while in rhetoric he is second to none, he is pathetically w ... discuss

I thought I would let everybody know that anybody that’s running Google AdSense and you’re a conservative, you should be really aware of your content. I received this, this early morning f ... discuss

In this episode, Pastor Richard answers a question about the phrase, "Intimate Relationship with Jesus." What does this mean? How is it used within Evangelicalism and how could it possibly be used in ... discuss

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

Dr. Eric Walsh, a  a public health expert with multiple advanced degrees, who served on President Obama’s Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDs, was fired from a new position he had just accept ... discuss

The war on Christians continues unabated. Throughout the Middle East, in most of Europe, and even here in the United States, the future of Christianity is becoming bleak. Is there a unified structure ... discuss


Amidst the presidential campaign maelstrom and relentless Progressive violations of our liberties, traditional values, religious freedom, free enterprise, and constitutional underpinnings, now this:Un ... discuss

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

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

Is the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life Symbol an example of pandering to Islam?At one time or another we have all looked at a logo and wondered what its meaning is or what hidden subliminal ... discuss

Chapter Five Paragraphs 165 - 198Lord, please make Topsy and Tuptim stop it.In order to work off their frustration, Topsy and Tuptim meet at the track after their Amoris Laetitia class with Fr. Jimmy ... discuss

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

Yesterday, Today, and TomorrowAs Western intelligentsia and media elites continue to focus upon the fake and inflated refugee crisis among Palestinians, the world’s real refugee crisis, now describe ... discuss

Part 1 – Muhammad’s Night Journey to the Jewish Temple MountMuhammad's Flight PlanTwelve years after Muhammad became a prophet he said that he was physically transported through the sky 775 miles ... discuss

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

The terrible Brussels bombings were rightly given a great deal of coverage in the mass media and they were strongly denounced by all who had a voice. What was strange was that these opinion-makers and ... discuss

  Viral music video celebrates motherhood  Kristi Burton Brown  Christian artist, Nichole Nordeman, is out with a new music video that is already going viral, a mere three d ... discuss

by Stefano Gennarini, J.D.: Ending negotiations unusually early last Friday, the UN Commission on Population and Development chose to embrace ambiguity on divisive social issues in a resolution about ... discuss

After oral argument this morning in United States v. Sterling before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces, there is reason to remain hopeful that the court will see the clear Religious Freed ... discuss

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

Today we’re going to talk numbers. My friend Randy Bohlender, who oversees an adoption agency, says questions about the costs of adoption are some of the most common their team receives. Adoption is ... discuss

By CNA/EWTN NEWS | WASHINGTON — The right to exercise religion came under sustained assault around the world in 2015, according to a new report from a bipartisan United States commission, ... discuss

by Gary Bauer, Contributing Author: Leftist Violence Grows - The "storm troopers" of the radical left have been busy in recent days. In California, open borders radicals beat up and harassed conservat ... discuss

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

Tony Funderburk - I write words and music about the rhyme and reason of life. Here’s some food for thought about food for thought You’ve heard the expression…right? When somebody thi ... discuss

One of the things I love to do for fun is read, ponder, and memorize poetry. One of my favorites is “I Wish I Could Remember That First Day” by the Victorian poet Christina Rossetti. In th ... discuss

Michael Voris devotes a major part of his self-proclaimed apostolate to trying to destroy anyone in the Catholic Church who shows any compassion or empathy for homosexuals.  Voris especially goes ... discuss

On the national stage and in many smaller communities we've come upon a difficult debate.  This debate is the clash between LGBT rights and Religious Freedom.  This clash has triggered a phi ... discuss

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

The silence of the church on key issues of our day is deafening.  By remaining silent on these issues, for fear of controversy, the church unilaterally makes itself irrelevant.  When it's ju ... discuss

The Pentecost Novena begins on the day after the Solemnity of the Ascension, Friday of the 6th Week of Easter, even if the Solemnity of the Ascension is transferred to the 7th Sunday.ACT OF CONSECRATI ... discuss

TweetWhat motivated you to join the pro-life movement? What continues to motivate you?What motivated me to join the pro-life movement, is that abortion is happening every day, all the time and that wo ... discuss

"No one will have any other desire in heaven than what God wills; and the desire of one will be the desire of all; and the desire of all and of each one will also be the desire of God" (St. Anselm, Le ... discuss

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

Back in 2005, a fellow named Bobby Henderson, protesting the teaching of intelligent design, created a satirical deity, the Flying Spaghetti Monster.He originally wrote a letter citing the Monster, th ... discuss

Dear Friends, News about the persecution of Christians around the world has become more frequent and more vivid. We are jarred by the growing stream of photos showing bloodied corpses and crying child ... discuss

You know how it is. This is how we do it. Rollin’ deep, son. And other cool catchphrases. And such. Welcome to the Weekly Town Crier. This is the online space reserved for me to pass along links ... discuss

“I lived in New York City in Manhattan all my life. My views are a little different than if I lived in Iowa.” — Donald Trump, Interview with NBC’s Meet the Press host Tim Russert ... discuss

“I lived in New York City in Manhattan all my life. My views are a little different than if I lived in Iowa.” — Donald Trump, Interview with NBC’s Meet the Press host Tim Russert ... discuss

by Jim Mullen, Contributing Author: The American electoral process, especially on the federal level, has always been something less than genteel. From the earliest days of our founding, political off ... discuss

Poland’s President Andrzej Duda,center, and his wife Agata Kornhauser-Duda attend a Mass as part of Poland’s celebration of 1,050 years of the nation’s Catholicism at the 10th-century cathedra ... discuss

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

by Kerby Anderson, Contributing Author: In a speech at Hillsdale College, Andrew McCarthy told the story of leading the prosecution in 1993 of the terrorist cell that bombed the World Trade Center. At ... discuss

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A judge has dismissed a Nebraska inmate's lawsuit that claimed he was denied his right to worship the divine Flying Spaghetti Monster, and that he was mocked and faced discrimin ... discuss

My friend Bryan DeWire is like me in that he loves to read. He loves to read and loves to share his love of reading with others. While I’m finishing up my stint at Together for the Gospe ... discuss

Editorial Cartoon by AF Brancoby Gary Bauer, Contributing Author: Whenever the subject of Muslim immigration comes up, the debate often centers around whether we have an effective process to weed out ... discuss

Justin was born around 100 (both his birth and death dates are approximate) at Flavia Neapolis (ancient Shechem, modern Nablus) in Samaria (the middle portion of Israel, between Galilee and Judea) of ... discuss

by Star Parker: Georgia Republican Governor Nathan Deal recently vetoed H.B. 757, the Georgia Religious Liberty Bill.The governor warned that he would veto any legislation that "allows discrimination ... discuss

This is a primer on Ilam, Muslims, radical Islam and a how to book. The author, Nabeel Qureshi, is a former Muslim. He grew up in a Muslim family. He left Islam to become a follower of Jesus. He is t ... discuss

"We love death more than infidels love life."Caliph Abu Bakr, 636 ADIs Islam a religion of peace?Peace for Islam means world domination, that is, when all people on earth convert to Islam and are Musl ... discuss

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

Yesterday I preached from Mark 12:18-27.  In this text, Jesus was in His final week of His earthly life prior to the crucifixion and subsequent resurrection.  As He arrived in Jerusalem during the ... discuss

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

Excerpt below from Revive Our Hearts:Now, today I want us to look at another lesser known poet and hymn writer who provided us a gospel song that’s been a great blessing to many.Her name was L ... discuss

If things are going well in your home right now, don’t be fooled into thinking that somehow you have made it that way. Look again; your home is broken beneath the surface and able to disintegrate i ... discuss

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

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And there you go. Just like sand in the hourglass, like waters under a troubled bridge, like the sound of silence. Another week gone by. And what do you have to show for it? Did you help someone this ... discuss

In a much-anticipated apostolic exhortation, Pope Francis reaffirmed the Catholic Church’s position on the sanctity of life for unborn babies. The newly released papal document Amoris Laetitia ( ... discuss

Why is there such a fury against religion now? Because religion is the one reliable force that stands in the way of the power of the strong over the weak.Peter Hitchins ... discuss

This week's Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored by Zondervan who also sponsored the blog this week. They are offering 5 prizes this week which means that 5 winners will each receive the following ... discuss

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

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

Today we started a new page on our site linking to most of our articles on Islam. (See the sidebar.) Many Muslims, probably most, are not out to kill their next door neighbors. However, they also are ... discuss

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

A beauty ever ancient, ever new div> ... discuss

Disability rights advocates have made great strides in recent years to educate society about the value of people’s lives, no matter what their abilities. But abortion activists are thwarting thi ... discuss

The intellectual class drives our public policy discussions. Perhaps that is why there is such a push for eugenics in reproduction. The latest example comes from Stanford bioethicist Hank Greely, who ... discuss

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Mormon leaders are set to deliver guidance to their worldwide membership in a series of speeches this weekend during the religion's semiannual conference in Salt Lake City. ... discuss

1 April AD 1582? By most accounts, almost nothing stood out about young Fere. Indeed, the birth of this seventh son of one Septimus Filius is lost completely to history. Only apocryphal accounts rema ... discuss

The Gospel of Jesus Christ is unstoppable.  Consider what happened last year when 21 Christians were beheaded on a beach along the shores of the Mediterranean: Undaunted by the slaughter of 21 Ch ... discuss

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

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Bangladesh's top court has rejected a 28-year-old petition to remove Islam as the official religion of the Muslim-majority South Asian nation. ... discuss

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

The pattern of the Christian year is an exercise of the Church’s discipline. The annual celebrations of Christmas and Resurrection Day force the Church to ponder again the truths of Christ’ ... discuss

“My client would love to be a conscientious objector. The government insists they be a conscientious collaborator.” That line, offered by attorney and former Solicitor General Paul Clement ... discuss

The man who allegedly shot 12 people near a Colorado Springs Planned Parenthood in November says he has been declared mentally incompetent by the court. The Gazette reports the accused Robert L. Dear, ... discuss

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

In the next major battle in the pro-life fight against the HHS mandate, the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments for Little Sisters of the Poor’s challenge to the Obama HHS mandate. The nation’s ... discuss

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

TweetBy Maria McCannSeveral years ago, I encountered the ideas of the Jewish philosopher Emmanuel Levinas while I idly skimmed my high school religion textbook. I was intrigued by his philosophy of ... discuss

Click here to subscribe to the Social Conservative Review At last: The Obama State Department has finally and formally acknowledged that ISIS is committing genocide in the Middle East.  This fol ... discuss

In the life of Jesus Christ we find the idea of truth. Truth is described time and again by Jesus. But what is truth? Truth is indeed a great breathtaking challenge. What is the truth about life? ... discuss

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

I sit here in front of the Blesses Sacrament and contemplate Pope Francis's words "martyrs of indifference".  The Beloved was also a martyr of indifference.  We was murdered for convenience. ... discuss

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

LENT!  Sure enough I’m still alive.  92 and a half!  Where does the time go?  I gave up TV for Lent and all of a sudden I’m wallowing in time.  Didn’t think I really watched all ... discuss

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

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

IntroductionToday we are going to be looking at the man Jesus and his depiction in the Bible.  We’ll look at the life of Jesus Christ, and how it was described by the apostle Paul. We’ll loo ... discuss

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

Remember that graphic I shared at the beginning of 2016 that said… “Count your blessings instead of your crosses?” Then it went on to ask you to add up gains instead of losses, joys ... discuss

.The teachings of Jesus Christ go against everything in our world and in our universe. Charles Darwin taught us that "only the strong [or fittest] survive." And certainly our physical world bears ou ... discuss

Image sourceScenario: Two people are engaged in mortal ideological combat on Facebook.  Each person argues their point passionately, genuinely baffled that what is manifestly obvious to them does ... discuss

by Justin O. Smith – Islam is violent and repressive, and its sacred texts are the heart of darkness at the center of the Islamic State’s inspiration and motivation, despite Barack Obama&# ... discuss

So the following FB discusison took place, and I promised to post a longer discussion, but as FB is not a good media for that, I have done it here on my blog. The subject is the constroversial BernieC ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - Tony Funderburk - The Truth in Words And Music Two Singer Songwriters Sing – King Of Hearts Same last name…same initials…same song title. Neither one knew about th ... discuss

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

In his celebrated, but tardy, prime time television announcement, President Obama told the world that America is on the right side of history.  Wrong, Mr. President.  We are living in the ... discuss

This is in response to a recent discussion on Facebook wherein an atheist claimed religion was wrong because it did not follow the scientific method. Specifically it does not admit that it might be wr ... discuss

What started out as a “last throw of the dice” to save the Anglican Communion has succeeded–at least for now. One would think there would be some thanksgiving, but instead there is l ... discuss

REPOST from January 12, 2012: For many, yesterday was the start of a 3-day weekend to commemorate Martin Luther King Jr, the leader of the Civil Rights movement, and those who stood against racial seg ... discuss

Political correctness (PC) seems to be the rule in America today. Thanks for this predicament has to be given to the tireless effort of the current occupier of the White House and his corrupt administ ... discuss

-The Jonestown massacre on November 18,1978 has always been a topic of interest to me.  I have watched documentaries and read books on it over the years.-After I read Leslie Wagner-Wilson's book, ... discuss

Earlier this month, in the aftermath of the fatal shooting at the Colorado Springs Planned Parenthood, a young Christian woman made some minor media ripples when she delivered flowers and a thank you ... discuss

Earlier this month, in the aftermath of the fatal shooting at the Colorado Springs Planned Parenthood, a young Christian woman made some minor media ripples when she delivered flowers and a thank you ... discuss

This past year for Israel has been a raucous one. Israel’s Prime Minister Netanyahu has had to skillfully wend his way politically through the innuendoes of friend and foe alike. If only other po ... discuss

Those of us whose vocations involve writing or speaking about religion often see in the major holy days a two-edged sword. On one hand, most of the pastors I know could roll out of bed at three o ... discuss

Here we are again getting ready to celebrate "The most wonderful time of the year" when 'peace on earth and good will towards men' is, or, at least, was the rule we lived by.  Now the secularists ... discuss

This books, a large collection of essays, has been compiled by Mary Krane Derr, Rachel MacNair, and Linda Naranjo-Huebl. It is the revised and much-expanded earlier version of this same book with th ... discuss

This is about that time of year. I'm not talking about Halloween. I'm talking about the International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church (IDOP), which is observed every year on the weekend of N ... discuss

What the hell is wrong with the Republican party?  The Republicans are supposed to be the life affirming party, the party who opposes the killing of the unborn, the defenders of the weak and powe ... discuss

I like John the Baptist. He was an outlier and his job was to comfort the afflicted and afflict the comfortable. He did it zealously and successfully. He dressed like a bum and was a freegan, eating b ... discuss

ROME, December 8, 2015 (LifeSiteNews) – Howling, grunting, and roaring animals, along with images of overcrowded city centers, depictions of pollution, and negative portrayals of industrialization, ... discuss

My friend, Ahmed El Abany, lived in our house while studying to be the great pediatrician that he is today. He posted this on Facebook yesterday. It's worth sharing with you.We've reached a point when ... discuss

SourceAs I write this, the United States is reeling from a horrific mass murder in San Bernardino, California in which 14 people were killed and 21 injured.  The perpetrators of this evil were a ... discuss

Asked about what changes President Obama will make now that his ISIS “degrade and destroy” strategy has failed to even contain the terror group, the White House released this picture of a ... discuss

President Obama in a somber moment as he mulls the likelihood of anti-ISIS backlash when news broke that one of the San Bernardino shooters had pledged allegiance to the Islamic State. (2015-12-04) & ... discuss

In the November 24th Courier Times, Brian Loutrel raised the issues of character, integrity, and judgment, as we assess who would be most fit as our next president.  Released just one week earlie ... discuss

A judge ruled last week that a San Francisco woman's frozen embryos must be "thawed and discarded" against her wishes. The woman sought to gestate and raise the embryos, but her ex-husband, with ... discuss

Image source: thecatsdiary.comSo you’ve completed the RCIA program, been confirmed (possibly baptized, if you weren’t before), and have even got your first rosary, bottle of Holy Water, and collec ... discuss

This post is the fourth part of my response on a gun control thread on Facebook. Specifically, my response to:4. The second amendment doesn't guarantee individual rights to self defense, only those in ... discuss

What About Widows?November 8th, 2015Mark 12:38-44Today's Gospel reading comes from Jesus' teachings in the temple during Holy Week.  In those days, he taught many things recorded for us in the Go ... discuss

The Daughters of St. PhilipQuestion: "What does St Paul mean when he says "Let your women keep silence in the churches: for it is not permitted unto them to speak; but they are commanded to be under o ... discuss

This post is in reply to Laramie Hirsch, who has written a post on his blog, "The Hirsch Files" in response to this blog. Laramie's post is entitled, "St. Catherine of Siena Does NOT Warn Traditionali ... discuss

Recently Matt spoke at  Orewa Community Church, as part of their series on “Questions People ask”. His three talks: “How can there be just one religion?”, “How does Go ... discuss

Every November the annual meetings/conferences of the Evangelical Philosophical Society (“EPS”), its Apologetics wing (“EPS Apologetics”), the Evangelical Theological Society ( ... discuss

Last week I offered five simple solutions that could turn this ship around. First, jettison the Empire to save the Republic Second, declare our energy independence. Third, end the de facto amn ... discuss

"Yes, I am a fundamentalist," says Cardinal BurkeSourceAs I recently blogged [HERE], one of the topics covered by Pope Francis in his speech before the Joint Session of Congress was the the dangers of ... discuss

When I was a child, there was a movie called Freaky Friday.  It was about a Mom and her daughter who switched places spiritually, although each still looked the same on the outside.  The Mom ... discuss

An Office Depot in Schaumburg, Illinois refused to print flyers with a prayer on them. The prayer would be distributed by pro-life women praying for the people in Planned Parenthood. The prayer asked ... discuss

A fight scene from "Deadwood"SourceI recently heard a priest describe the Catholic blogosphere as the Wild West where anything goes. Anyone who has watched "Deadwood" on HBO has a good idea of just h ... discuss

All week my enjoyment of the exuberant visit of Pope Francis was marred by arguments from faithful Catholics close to me who were angry at what he did or did not say or do. Accusations of socialism, m ... discuss

I remember years ago, shortly after I first got saved, I attended a church service where we were singing praise and worship.  I lifted my hands and head, closed my eyes, and tried to look spiritu ... discuss

So Pope Francis comes to America for the first time. How do we welcome him?President Obama arranges for him to be greeted by Gene Robinson, the first gay Episcopal bishop in the U.S., Mateo Williamso ... discuss

Pope Francis in East Harlem, ManhattanSourceI have been completely enthralled with Pope Francis on his visit to Cuba and the United States this past week.  I actually took the week off from work ... discuss

I've seen a video being shared on Facebook from a website called Big Think, in which Bill Nye (heralded as "The Science Guy" because he plays one on TV) condescendingly tells pro-lifers that we should ... discuss

After a weekend off, we’re back at it with more introductions! Today we welcome Clare, our Technology Officer. Name: Clare Timperley Year and Program of Study: Fourth year; double major in En ... discuss

Next up on our introductions is Francesca, our Outreach Coordinator!   Name: Francesca Hannan Year and Program of Study: Fourth year; double major in Economics and Environmental Studies How di ... discuss

Subject: Harvard, 1642, "Let every Student...consider well, the maine end ofhis life and studies is, to know God and Jesus Christ which is eternalllife" Having trouble viewing this email? http://www ... discuss

English: Catholicism_Protestantism_and_Islam (Photo credit: Wikipedia)Some major changes occurred when Pope Francis as he is called, took over as Pope of the Roman Catholic Church, this was no ordinar ... discuss

In the Scriptural readings for this Sunday in the Catholic calendar, there is a great discussion about the law. However, rather than comment on the obvious admonitions presented in the gospel,  I ... 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

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

“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

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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

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

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

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

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

These lights went up the same day the opinion was published.This photo is from the White House's Twitter feed, which also now has a cartoon of a rainbowed White House as its avatar.  The Executiv ... discuss

The fool says in his heart, “There is no God.” They are corrupt, they do abominable deeds, there is none who does good. – Psalm 14:1 Fred Butler, of Hip and Thigh, returns for his second ep ... discuss

In a recent post on the webpage of PrideSource Grand Rapids, the writer (Todd Heywood) commented on what Christians believe wrote this "They love us so much that they want to save us from 'the lifesty ... discuss

I suppose we Catholic writers are socially expected to have a massive episode of cognitive dissonance over the news of the significant drop in religious affiliation over the years 2007 to 2014. Becau ... discuss

Starring: Jeff Bridges, Meryl Streep, Brenton Thwaites, Katie Holmes, Taylor Swift Directed by: Phillip Noyce BLURB: The Giver centers on Jonas (Brenton Thwai ... discuss

I have observed two kinds of tyranny in the media and public forum when it comes to moral, religious, or political conflict.  The first kind is a tyranny of bigotry which takes firm held beliefs abou ... discuss

Really?Following the most recent measles outbreak, popular contempt for vaccine skeptics (or, as their detractors prefer, “anti-vaxxers”) has reached an alarming high.  Even mainstream news s ... discuss

-- The secular lay members of the Mystical Body of Christ have their own role to play in the history of salvation and a special dignity all our own that is different from that of priests and religious ... discuss

With liberals, everything is always about politics, which means the rest of us must constantly be indoctrinated, lest we fail to see the light.  We can't just have music: we have to have some mes ... discuss

If you have 90 seconds to spare, be sure to go sign this petition of thanks to Cardinal Burke for his many years of exemplary service to the Church. Sign here.My thoughts are as follows.In every age, ... discuss

Note: This post will be in progress for some time as I remember more I'd like to include in the lists. I am hoping to eventually add information about maturity levels. For now, movies with mature cont ... discuss

It's a thing. Learn more about it. Here two interesting articles. Aleteia has a interview with Robert Cardinal Sarah of Guinea. Read it all here.    "God has always involved Africa in his ... discuss

I absolutely love how butthurt atheists get when we reject their religion of naturalism. ... discuss

Ohio Congressman Tim Ryan recently wrote an editorial for the Akron Beacon-Journal entitled, "Why I changed my thinking on abortion" in which he describes why he is no longer prolife. It's an editoria ... discuss

Unable to attend church this morning due to sickness, so thought I would have church with you guys today. :) Reading James 1 this morning out of the NASB, unless otherwise noted. Plain text indicates ... discuss ... discuss

Douglas County Schools in Colorado today raised more than a few eyebrows with a plan to take Middle School students on a field trip to explore world religions.According to a local parent, female stude ... discuss

It is nearly the end of the year. For some it was a year of successes and triumphs and for others it was a year of failures or disappointments!  The same goes for reading. Some books are triumpha ... discuss

Each year, the holiday season brings with it many historic traditions, like the red cups at Starbucks, the bad pop Christmas songs playing in every retail store in the country, and the revived rhetori ... discuss

Cheer up, you’re worse than you think,” Rev. Timothy Keller says with a smile. He’s explaining that humans are more weak, more fallen, more warped than they “ever dare admit or even believe. ... discuss

According to Justin, on Sunday all those believers in good standing in the city and country side gathered to worship on Sunday because that is the day Jesus Christ rose from the dead and the day God b ... discuss




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