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Marta Jiménez, corresponsal de ACIPRENSA en Roma, con sor Cristina.El segundo sencillo de la ganadora del The Voices Italia ya está en la radio y el video en YouTube. Aunque a diferencia del primer ... discuss

My Topics of Study This Year:-FLDS Cult-First Ladies-Civil Rights Movement 1) Courage and Consequence: My Life as a Conservative in the Fight--Karl Rove 2) The Final Days: The Last, Desperate Abuses o ... discuss

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Vatican City, Dec 19, 2014 / 05:05 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The 83-foot Italian tree in St. Peter's Square was lit for the first time this season at the unveiling of the Vatican's nativity scene, which Po ... discuss

Our acceptance of abortion has led to other deadly evils, like assisted suicide, euthanasia and infanticide. In a country that accepts the killing of unborn children as a social norm, we cannot preten ... discuss

Rome, Italy, Dec 19, 2014 / 03:01 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- “To communicate is to unify” is the first of the “Ten Words of Communication” that Fr. Federico Lombardi, director of the ... discuss

By Alex SchadenbergInternational Chair - Euthanasia Prevention CoalitionThe German media has portrayed the decision by the German Ethics Council to reject the legalization of assisted suicide in a con ... discuss

Well hello there. Now that you’ve seen my list of favorite things of 2014, allow me to indulge myself and offer some expanded thoughts on some random pieces. One of the things I appreciate is ho ... discuss

Isn’t that always the way? Instead of being thankful that I’m back with another installment of the Weekly Town Crier, all you can think about is that I missed last week and instead posted ... discuss

Last month I wrote about the unease and apprehension that the internet and social media have inspired, within society and even in the precincts of Hollywood. The story so far is that, after marvelling ... discuss

Last Saturday, the pro-life community lost a great friend and defender of Life and Faith, Dr. William E. May. With his exceptional ability to articulate Church teaching on moral theology and bioethi ... discuss

“To save the life of the mother.” It’s one of the conundrums that advocates of elective abortion use to justify a woman’s decision to compromise the health or end the life of h ... discuss

I cannot promise that all the titles below are really worthwhile books, but they should all give you something to think about.  They are older books which means the language and the syntax are more ... discuss

Vatican City, Dec 19, 2014 / 12:03 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Vatican's committee on communications has finished its third round of visits to Vatican media branches, and will likely discuss the outcomes ... discuss

The Fall-Winter edition of the Cosmopolitan Review has been published. Here’s the preview: Poland has been commemorating anniversaries all year and those of us observing from a distance have sha ... discuss

by Tom Balek, Contributing Author:  NAUGHTY:ISIS, Al Qaeda and Muslim Extremists: Is there anything naughtier than cutting off somebody's head?  Or slamming jet airliners into buildings an ... discuss

Contact: Royce Hood, 630-934-6203 CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., Dec. 18, 2014 /Christian Newswire/ -- Celebrating the holidays with friends and family usually involves at least a few delicious meals. Are yo ... discuss

When He Got Me Pregnant, I Faked an Abortion So My ... discuss

Iran nuclear talks have resumed, and the U.S. and Iran are at the table again. In this piece, part one of a two-part Q&A between former U.S. Ambassador to the UN for Human Rights Ken Blackwell and Mrs ... discuss

Bangui, Central African Republic, Dec 18, 2014 / 04:01 am (Aid to the Church in Need).- The Catholic Church in the Central African Republic continues to work for peace and reconciliation within the co ... discuss

By TITO EDWARDS | Surprise! Marriage Is the Foundation of Catholic Social Teaching by Dr. Jeff Mirus of Catholic Culture - These Children are a Blessing – Randy Hain, Integr ... discuss

New York City, N.Y., Dec 17, 2014 / 10:07 pm (CNA).- Inside the chapel of Our Lady of Hope at Sing Sing Prison, inmates sitting in the penitentiary’s chapel pews were stunned by what they had re ... discuss

It would make me very, very happy if people all over social media could stop referring to "Baby, It's Cold Outside" as "the date rape song." If we can't have a little playful romantic banter in a song ... discuss

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(LiveActionNews) — When Nalida Besson was pregnant with her third child, she was told to abort. It seemed some people, including her midwife, didn’t think Nalida could handle a third child, es ... discuss

The following is from my talk at this year's Annual Advent Dinner on December 4th, highlighting all of the good work Lumina has accomplished this year! First of all, I want to thank Bishop Byrne ... discuss

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Vatican City, Dec 17, 2014 / 02:04 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis appointed eight new members of the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors on Wednesday, completing the ranks of the com ... discuss

I was trapped in the sex trafficking industry.  Trafficking in persons is not like any regulated industry.  There are no rules. I was conceived during a brutal rape and learned of it when I was very ... discuss

Iran nuclear talks have resumed, and the U.S. and Iran are at the table again. In this piece, part one of a two-part Q&A between former U.S. Ambassador to the UN for Human Rights Ken Blackwell and Mrs ... discuss

Wednesday of the Third Week of Advent(Click here for readings)By Benedict Augustine“Thus the total number of generationsfrom Abraham to Davidis fourteen generations;from David to ... discuss

George Clooney loses sleep over bad reviews of his movies. Angelina Jolie is a “minimally talented spoiled brat.” Tom Hanks checks into hotels as Johnny Madrid. You know by now, I’m sure ... discuss

The author of this article, Fr. Jerry Pokorsky, is a priest in my diocese and pastor of St. Michael's in Annandale. Before he entered the priesthood, Father was a Certified Public Accountant. He knows ... discuss

You read the blog post title correctly: I have failed at preparing during this Advent season. As my penance, I will tell you how I have failed and what I plan to do to make up for it.I actually did pr ... discuss

According to the National Institute of Health, each year in the United States about 25,000 babies, or 68 babies every day, are born still. A stillbirth is usually detected while the baby is in the mot ... discuss

"The overwhelmingly positive report also promised to value their "feminine genius" more, while gently suggesting ways to serve the church faithfully and survive amid a steep drop in their numbers. It ... discuss

The case that has now become known as ‘Miss Y’ involved a migrant woman living in Ireland who allegedly sought an abortion on the grounds of being suicidal – the basis on which abort ... discuss

Read The Personhood split, Part I: Structure for background. Aside from their structural variations, Personhood USA and National Personhood Alliance at first seemed to have similar goals – un ... discuss

By Patrick J. Buchanan“Abe tightens grip on power as Japanese shun election.”So ran the page one headline of the Financial Times on the victory of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Sunday’s elections ... discuss

Apparently communicating with the people you were elected to represent is a "non-essential" government function. The following are the messages I got when went to email my senators. So not impressed.A ... discuss

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Vatican City, Dec 15, 2014 / 02:54 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Catholics working in media would do well to remember that communications is about informing people – not collecting “hits,” Po ... discuss

Catholics on social media are raving about this clip.For me, as a Catholic, "Christmas Mass" is on the 24th. So at night. And I'm Canadian, so there should be snow.And they didn't mention the one lady ... discuss

Se llaman Giovanni Molinari y Antonia Gottifredi, ambos italianos. Se conocieron en su juventud y fue entonces cuando se enamoraron. Pero llegó la guerra mundial, tuvieron que separarse y no volviero ... discuss

For the past few years doctors in Belgium have linked organ donation to euthanasia. Recently the Dutch Minister of Public Health, Edith Schippers proposed guidelines for euthanasia/organ donation. Yes ... discuss

Cardinal Rainer Woelki has been Archbishop of Cologne for three months. In this interview he talks about the construction sites in the Archdiocese, the controversies regarding the family in the Church ... discuss

By Alex SchadenbergExecutive Director/International chair - Euthanasia Prevention CoalitionFor the past few years doctors in Belgium have linked organ donation to euthanasia. Recently the Dutch Minist ... discuss

TweetBy Justina Van MarenI’m an optimist, most of the time. I like looking on the bright side, I like making people laugh. But I’m a realist too, because I don’t want to lie to myself. I know th ... discuss

2014: The Year in Pope Francis Misunderstandings—How the Media Got it Wrong, Constantly - Aleteia div> ... discuss

You’ve got to be careful what you share online. Over the weekend Facebook and Twitter were suddenly inundated with links to a new recording of the Christmas hymn “Angels From the Realm ... discuss

by Alan Caruba, Contributing Author: The U.S. was the world’s number one economy prior to World War II, but it took off bigtime after the war and there has not been a day of my long life in which we ... discuss

by Kelsey Harkness, The Daily Signal, Heritage Foundation: For 36 years, Jim Garlow didn’t know his first adopted child was the result of a rape.But after his wife Carol lost a six-year battle w ... discuss

Yesterday I addressed the failings of the National Abortion Federation after the December 14-15, 2009 site visit that revealed to a NAF representative how bad things were inside Kermit Gosnell's clini ... discuss

Doctors Told Them to “Get Rid of” Their “Non-Viable” Baby, Their Response Was Priceless Jett Morris is now crawling and has cut his first tooth but a year ago doctors told his parents that ... discuss

Saturday we went to see the Austin media screening of Night at the Museum 3, which is releasing on December 19th. Being a huge fan of the first movie in the trilogy, and owning the other two in our p ... discuss

By Patrick J. BuchananBrought before a House inquisition, MIT professor and Obamacare architect Jonathan Gruber burbled a recantation of his beliefs about how that triumph of liberalism had been ach ... discuss

 UCSF Study Finds, then Downplays, Significant Abortion Complication Rates By Randall K. O’Bannon, Ph.D., NRL Director of Education & Research Editor’s note. NRL News Today ran a p ... discuss

I'm really ticked over passage of the $1.1 trillion monstrosity bill! Tonight it came up at the Republican Women of Shenandoah County's Christmas party. We are real conservatives intent on "conserving ... discuss

Both of today's deaths from the Cemetery of Choice are from safe, legal abortions. I have almost no information on the death from 1984. Thirty-year-old Sandra Williams was 11 weeks pregnant when she u ... discuss

What if you walked into the waiting room of any of the country’s abortion clinics and told the young mothers waiting there in the lobby that there’s a new study indicating that the “procedure” ... discuss

The President of France, François Hollande since the election in May 2012, has stated on several occasions his intention to legalize euthanasia. Hollande has faced strong opposition to legalizing e ... discuss

We peruse images, posts, and comments by hundreds of pro-life groups and individuals using social media. Some of it is humorous and some of it is rock-solid on principles. Too often we come across pro ... discuss

By Alex SchadenbergInternational Chair - Euthanasia Prevention CoalitionJune 24, 2014 protest against euthanasia.The President of France, François Hollande since the election in May 2012, h ... discuss

Apologizing for the tyrannical, unprofessional behavior of his chaebol heiress daughter: “Please blame me; it’s my fault,” Cho Yang-ho, the chairman of Korean Air Lines, said in front of a bank ... discuss

In 2009, pro-abortion president Barack Obama promised the American people that Obamacare would not fund abortion. He made this promise because he knew that the religious and pro-life community were co ... discuss

The parents of children at a San Francisco high school are outraged because Planned Parenthood employees are teaching their kids in public school about sex. The students, 13- and 14- year olds, are be ... discuss

By:  Susan Jones Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) speaks at a press conference on July 16, 2014. ( ... discuss

How is Obama able to keep the official unemployment rate relatively low, even while inflicting crippling damage on the economy that steadily drives down the labor participation rate? Here’s how: How ... discuss

In 2013, Social Security ran a $71 billion deficit. This means there have been four years of consecutive cash-flow deficits, which means that the inflow is less than the outflow. According to the 201 ... discuss

by Dr. Ryan T. Anderson: One way to prevent the government from violating your rights is to stop bad legislation in its tracks. Citizens in Fayetteville, Ark., did just that Tuesday. After the city ... discuss

One of the most powerful emotions within our souls is anger. The sense I have is that the palpable level of anger in America is rising. “The more we learn about government, the more we learn about c ... discuss

by Alan Caruba, Contributing Author: In late October I wrote a commentary “Is America in Decline?” based on a book by James MacDonald, “When Globalism Fails: The Rise and Fall of Pax Americana ... discuss

by Cathie Adams: Will the United Nations wield its unproven claim that greenhouse gas emissions cause climate change to require each of its 193 member nations to measure and report GHG emissions, a ... discuss

Each and every life matters – but, as the media cry “black lives matter,” they conveniently forget the millions of black babies destroyed in abortion. The phrase “Black Lives Matter” surfa ... discuss

We all know what racism is. It is the assumption that people of a particular race all share a certain characteristic or collection of characteristics, and treating those people differently than everyo ... discuss

This year, TIME honors the "ragged army of volunteers and near volunteers: doctors who wouldn't quit even as their colleagues fell ill and died; nurses comforting patients while standing in slurries o ... discuss

This explanation of "abortion terminology" is really an attempt to make medicine the primary definer of our reality.When in fact, medicine is not the only aspect to abortion or to the concepts related ... discuss

Brothers and sisters, Peace be with you.The reaction to the U.S. Senate's Select Committee on Intelligence's Study of the Central Intelligence Agency's Detention and Interrogation Program, approved by ... discuss

For 36 years, Jim Garlow didn’t know his first adopted child was the result of a rape. But after his wife Carol lost a six-year battle with cancer last year, their daughter, Janie, went in search of ... discuss

Hay una frase muy conocida en México que solía decirse con un deje de orgullo a los extranjeros que visitaban el país: «en México incluso los no católicos son guadalupanos». Además de un indic ... discuss

Today the Judas' in our government will betray the American people as the House will most likely approve the funding bill which will, amongst many other things, fund Obamacare and Amnesty for a yea ... discuss

Today the U.S. House of Representative under the ever compromising and traitorous eye of its inglorious Speaker John Boehner introduced a horrible bill that aims to continue to fund this obe ... discuss

John Kiriakou, the only official who has gone to jail in connection with the CIA’s torture program is the one who fought to end it.   Johnathan Turley at USA Today says that one of the firs ... discuss

One-year-old Harmonie-Rose Allen was struck by a bout of meningitis in September just 10 days after she walked for the first time. Doctors warned her parents their daughter had a 10% chance of survivi ... discuss

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The facts about the USA using torture on terrorists is now becoming news and as expected, there are many arguing the practice of using torture is not only needed, but morally good.Be that as it may, t ... discuss

Vatican City, Dec 10, 2014 / 12:42 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- In his message for the 2015 World Day of Peace, released on Wednesday, Pope Francis has called for a global effort of fraternity rather than ind ... discuss

Baby Underwood’s musical training is starting early. For his Dec. 8 “Tonight Show,” comedian Jimmy Fallon congratulated country star Carrie Underwood on her “little baby on its way.” At Fall ... discuss

By: T F Stern The Moral Liberal Being Politically Correct has become a mandate, one which you had better take seriously.  Take for instance the push for Social Justice; you must be aware there is a c ... discuss

In the past, whenever an American citizen or a police officer complained that there are illegal aliens from Latin American countries impersonating Puerto Ricans in order to avoid arrest and deportat ... discuss

There was a recent scandal that, as much as anything else, illustrates the intellectual emptiness and moral ennui of the modern liberal man. It occurred in Britain but reflects a wider phenomenon; wha ... discuss

Talk about something coming all together. Lauren Hill is the courageous freshman basketball player who in addition to battling terminal brain cancer battled what seemed like impossible odds—playing ... discuss

 The paths of two courageous people cross: “Jimmy V” fund donates $100,000 in honor of Lauren Hill who is battling terminal brain cancer By Dave Andrusko Lauren Hill was honored ... discuss

Sexual asssault is all over the news today. Headlines in the United States tell of a long list of woman who have accused Bill Cosby of assault, and tell of college campuses where rape is shock ... discuss

London, England, Dec 9, 2014 / 10:02 pm (Aid to the Church in Need).- Most people “still don’t know how Pope Francis thinks,” says a longtime Catholic observer who believes the Pope& ... discuss

A pro-life Republican congressman grilled the architect of Obamacare today and questioned him over statements he made essentially saying that poor people need abortions in order to save money. Gruber ... discuss

  Posted by Jim Hoft on Tuesday, December 9, 2014, 11:12 AM illegal immigrants to US Illegal immigrants take the train to America. Children younger than eight are able to walk across the border ... discuss

When outrageous becomes the norm, we've already breached that much touted tipping point; we've slipped into the realm of self-destruction.Despite the serial lawlessness and incremental foundational se ... discuss

TweetBy Jonathon Van MarenPhilosophy professors rarely make the news, so Udo Schuklenk of Queen’s University must be pleased. His recent suggestion that in some cases, parents should be permitted to ... discuss

The phenomenon of repeat abortions is one of the least-discussed aspects of the abortion debate. Despite the wide availability of contraception and non-abortifacient birth control, abortion is still u ... discuss

This CBN report on the current state of the U.S. military highlights some of the points I made last night while discussing the military with my daughter. My daughter has a friend who will be leaving t ... discuss

Karachi, Pakistan, Dec 9, 2014 / 02:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Archdiocese of Karachi last month launched Pakistan's first Catholic radio station online, focused on the spirit of the new evangelizati ... discuss

Upon release of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) annual report, The State of World Population 2014, UNFPA executive director Babatunde Osotimehin lauded the record number of global youth as ... discuss

by Alan Caruba, Contributing Author: I doubt there was ever a time in America, pre-Revolution and since, that race was not an issue. It was for the framers of the Constitution who, in order to get t ... discuss

by Spencer Woody : Did you know that the National Institutes of Health spent $374,000 to find out if a puppet show would convince preschoolers to eat more vegetables? Or that the Department of Agri ... discuss

From Sun News Editorial FLAG OF ALBERTACredits: FILE PHOTO/Codie McLachlan/Edmonton Sun/QMI AgencyAlberta is the freest place in North America. So says the latest edition of Economic Freedom of N ... discuss

Embattled MIT professor Jonathan Gruber has not only gotten in trouble for bragging about helping President Obama put one over on the American people with Obamacare, hes also been uncovered as an a ... discuss

These 5 trends will change social media in 2015 | Financial Post div> ... discuss

One of the most important needs we have in life is to receive respect and esteem from others, no matter how high or lowly our position may be on the ladder of social importance. This is a good and leg ... discuss

“Sometimes it seems as though the difference between y'all and everyone else is that you think abortion is the only issue out there, and everything else stems from it. People like me think abortion ... discuss

Editorial Cartoon by AF Brancoby Phil Kerpen, Contributing Author: On Friday November 7, Rich Weinstein (the only one of the millions of Americans whose health plans were canceled who responded by wa ... discuss

In a "conversation" I am having with a commenter on that person called me a fascist. Here is how I responded to him or her:Fascism - "a political philosophy, movement, or regime that exal ... discuss

Vatican City, Dec 7, 2014 / 06:03 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pursuing interreligious dialogue and opening hearts and minds to others are the way to face troubled times, stressed participants in the Third Ca ... discuss

This is a bunch of crap and if this is done, then the justice system in this Country is totally corrupt. The Story: The time has come for the US to release  so he can live the rest of his life as a f ... discuss

St. Vital ChurchIf you are in the Edmonton area and looking for a way to prayerfully prepare your heart for Christmas, you are invited to come to an evening of quiet reflection at the historic St. Vit ... discuss

Vatican City, Dec 6, 2014 / 04:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Papal preacher Father Raniero Cantalamessa gave his first advent homily to Pope Francis, touching on the biblical meaning of the word peace ̵ ... discuss

was born in Asia Minor during the third century in the Greek colony of Patara in Lycia in the Roman province of Asia- today Antalya, Turkey — at a time when the region was Hellenistic in its culture ... discuss

World champion boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. shared on social media earlier this year that he broke up with his fiancé, Shantel Jackson, because she allegedly aborted their twin babies. He posted a pho ... discuss

In China, a newborn girl miraculously survived being buried alive after her parents thought she was stillborn. Lu Xiaoyun was having severe stomach pains at home when she called her husband, Mr. Ye, t ... discuss

MOGILEV, Belarus — Vladislav Valakhovich, director of Human Life International’s affiliate in Belarus, is on a mission to end abortion. Armed with a growing network of 70 volunteers, the pro-l ... discuss

by Tom Balek, Contributing Author: So there you are, minding your own business, running a company that provides a much-needed medical service - lab analysis of specimens to help doctors diagnose and t ... discuss

In America, the state shouldn’t jeopardize your personal assets just because it disagrees with you. Washington accused Barronelle of discrimination for declining to participate in and create flower ... discuss

A federal agency has taken controversial new steps to marginalize its own ethics body, according to new information revealed by the watchdog group Public Citizen. That after the federal ethics body cr ... discuss

(LiveActionNews) — Devonte Hart is touching the hearts of hundreds of thousands across the country. An image taken at a Ferguson Rally shows Devonte hugging a police officer with tears streaming dow ... discuss

(LiveActionNews) — Genetic “counselors” are medical personnel that walk women and their partners though testing (usually amniocentesis) to see if their unborn babies have a genetic illness ... discuss

 Counselor prevents abortion minded women from seeing sonograms of their babies By Sarah Terzo Genetic “counselors” are medical personnel that walk women and their partners thoug ... discuss

Family plays an increasingly important role in the social, cultural and political development of a country. Pope Francis made this observation in a message sent to participants of the Festival of t ... discuss

Don’t call it a comeback . . . well, I guess you could call it a comeback, seeing as how I haven’t done any version of the Weekly Town Crier for a very long time. So welcome to the Weekly ... discuss

TweetJoseph Scheidler was once called the “Green Beret of the Pro-Life Movement” by Pat Buchanan. He is the author of the book Closed: 99 Ways to Stop Abortion. This is his story. AttachmentSiz ... discuss

The exhibit, "Picturing Mary: Woman, Mother, Idea," explores the concept of womanhood represented by the Blessed Virgin Mary as well as the social and sacred functions her image has served throug ... discuss

On this blog I have included the biographies of many great and notable Christians. Today I would like to include that of one of my heroes and ancestors, the Rev. Simon Sutherland. The Sutherland famil ... discuss

by Jim Hoft With The Gateway Pundit on Thursday, December 4, 2014 From street mob activist to White House guest— 20 year-old Ferguson activist Rasheen Aldridge met with Barack Obama this week in th ... discuss

PROGRAM CASE MANAGER Social Work, PT EmployeeMaggie's Place (Phoenix, AZ)This role is less than 30 hours per week. Please, no phone calls. Include Cover Letter, Resume, and Salary Requirements Resum ... discuss

The world’s largest pro-life event, the annual March for Life in DC, brings together hundreds of thousands of passionate advocates for life. With over 500,000 in attendance, the majority of people a ... discuss

For any couple preparing for the birth of a new baby, there’s great anticipation and much nervousness. Even if the baby is healthy, the birthing process and having a new little one to care for bring ... discuss

  “Mitosis”: a powerful pro-life film t ... discuss

by Kerby Anderson, Point of View: Federal welfare programs have contributed to the decline in marriage in America. Most of us have known that, but it was helpful to see the research by Robert Rec ... discuss

by Phyllis Schlafly: Barack Obama has announced the particulars of his executive amnesty for an estimated five million of the many more foreigners who broke our laws to get into the United States. ... discuss

Today in Washington, D.C. - Dec. 3, 2014President Obama is set to nominate Ashton Carter as his fourth Secretary of Defense. Carter is a physicist and served as former Deputy Secretary of Defense wor ... discuss

The swell folks over at have once again created a nifty little social media campaign to put some Catholicity into the internet. Their email today suggests to people to include the ha ... discuss

Since I re-booted the blog over a year ago, my intention was to go to a much more minimal style blog look. The change to the Dominican (i.e. Black & White) theme was a first step, I still have felt li ... discuss

Albert W Liley is often called the “Father of Fetology”for all his research into embryology and the development of the unborn baby. Here, he talks about the development of the baby: “The prerequ ... discuss

EVANGELIZATION AND MEDIA SPECIALIST Internet/Social Media, FT EmployeeDiocese of Raleigh (Raleigh, NC)The Catholic Diocese of Raleigh, North Carolina, a growing, vibrant diocese, seeks highly motivate ... discuss

The bad news is the GOP took the Senate probably just in time to own the country's problems and elect another Dem president in 2016.The good news? Quite a bit of it!1. The GOP took the state legislatu ... discuss

Richard Dawkins created a firestorm last week when he responded to one of his regular followers on Twitter who said she didn’t know what she would do if she found out she was pregnant with a chi ... discuss

As you may have heard, the Twitterverse exploded in late August when Richard Dawkins tweeted that it would be immoral to not abort a baby diagnosed with Down Syndrome. He wrote a blog post clarifying ... discuss

 “Delight your soul with the greatest songs every written!” Saturday, December 13th:  Dinner at 6:00pm and Show at 7:15pm Holy Trinity Social Room, 2926 Beaver Ave., Des Moines, Iowa SEA ... discuss

I Stand With Thomas Peters Thomas Peters, best known as “The American Papist” from his blog and his work with, was injured in a swimming accident months back. His long ro ... discuss

The swell folks over at have once again created a nifty little social media campaign to put some Catholicity into the internet. Their email today suggests to people to include the ha ... discuss

Ross Douthat, conservative and Catholic columnist for the New York Times, labeled his Sunday Ross Douthat, NYTimes piece this week: “The Pope and the Right.” Now before you go off, read it ... discuss

Since I re-booted the blog over a year ago, my intention was to go to a much more minimal style blog look. The change to the Dominican (i.e. Black & White) theme was a first step, I still have felt li ... discuss

We literature nerds will always tell you that the book is better than the movie.In the case of Flipped, I'd say it's a toss up.Written by Wendelin Van Draanen, the author of the Sammy Keyes mysteries, ... discuss

Identity politics took a central place in the political discourse of our nation during the last presidential election.  It seemed to me that this did more to reinforce racial division in the coun ... discuss

Governor Jerry Brown has a controversial  bill on his desk awaiting his response. SB48, according to Equality California (a group which favors this legislation) will:... amend the Education Code ... discuss

Today, the School Law Blog reported the following:A state judge has issued an injunction blocking a Missouri law that would have barred teachers from communicating with students over websites such as ... discuss

The pope is scheduled to attend a Vatican conference on autism.I'm sure my lack of invitation was an oversight. :)Simcha Fisher writes:If you have a family member with autism, or if you are on the spe ... discuss

"How can you trust me with a child if you can't trust me with a choice?"Asks the old pro-abort bumper sticker.In short: Trust women.Women supposedly know what's best for themselves as individuals, bet ... discuss

Another selection of links that have caught my attention:"Pro-life" Liberal candidate won’t rule out voting on abortion lawI put "pro-life" in quotations because I think that if you're against the c ... discuss

From an abstract (formatted for easier reading:)Aim: Women with a recent induced abortion have a 3-fold risk for suicide, compared to non-pregnant women. The increased risk was recognised in unofficia ... discuss

There are few words more formal than inauguration and few occasions that can compare to the beginning of something so recognizably important as this – the ceremonial installation of the Reverend Doc ... discuss

A giant milestone in the moral revolution passed today when the U.S. Supreme Court turned down every single appeal from several states on the issue of same-sex marriage. This decision not to take at ... discuss

Campaigning over the weekend, President Obama said, “The American people are with us on all the big issues.” He continued, “You know it. I know it. The polls show it.” Yet the midterm election ... discuss

Some arguments just have to be made, and made well. In the case of the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, the moment for such an argument arrived last week when that court had to ru ... discuss

I recently addressed a major national conference on “The Gospel, Homosexuality, and the Future of Marriage” held by the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Conv ... discuss

This is an edited transcript of The Briefing podcast from early Tuesday morning, November 25, 2014, hours after the Ferguson, Missouri grand jury announcement. The grand jury decision Americans wer ... discuss

Many of my readers have either written or asked me on social media, whether or not I've read or watched the movie based on the popular book, "Heaven Is For Real" by Todd Burpo. I have neither read nor ... discuss

I have the privilege of teaching CCD to a group of ALL boys this year.  As we get closer to First Penance, Father wanted me to teach them this special prayer he loves.  It is a prayer to hel ... discuss

Two short years ago, a couple of young men dedicated their entire lives to the service of Holy Mother Church, mothers and fathers offered their sons to the Holy Priesthood, among these was the young D ... discuss

I had always liked Huckabee and was disappointed after he dropped out. And it took some time to find one to fill that void of a true social conservative candidate to vote for. I understand that he is ... discuss

The American Red Cross takes the month of March to celebrate its history and volunteer heroes. With this in mind we wanted to remind our readers of the many ways YOU CAN make a difference in your comm ... discuss

Grace Centers of Hope is a charity organization that: "was established in 1942. It has since grown and evolved into the largest and oldest faith-based outreach to homeless and disadvantaged indivi ... discuss

Treasuring Grace Ministries tries to make a difference in people's lives through spreading the word about the truth of life, and supporting those who need help. Everyone can do something to make the w ... discuss

[T]he purpose of a system is what it does. This is a basic dictum. It stands for bald fact, which makes a better starting point in seeking understanding than the familiar attributions of good intentio ... discuss

Brethren, Peace to you all in Jesus Christ, our Supreme, Merciful Judge.This is in the news at this time:WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court has turned away appeals from five states seeking to prohib ... discuss

Brethren: Peace be with you.I've just finished reading three biographies on Abraham Lincoln, John Quincy Adams, and Thomas Jefferson. I even reread one about the elder John Adams to get "in sync" with ... discuss

Brethren, peace be with you.Tonight, President Barack Obama will announce the steps he intends to follow in reforming the state of undocumented immigrants in this country, mostly fellow Hispanics in s ... discuss

I attended a meeting the other day. It was a gathering of the heads of the different ministries for one of the two parishes I work for. The focus of the meeting was to present--and brainstorm--ideas o ... discuss

Stand True Mourns Our 5 Year AnniversaryMost organizations would want to celebrate their fifth year as an organization. While I am excited about what God has done with Stand True over the last 5 years ... discuss

Barack Obama Wants to Hear From Us - Let's Speak Up Barack Obama told us in his speech on election night that he wants to hear from people who disagree with him. His transition web site has a fee ... discuss

Can you hear the silence? - A commentary by Bryan KemperOne hundred and fifty-two years ago, nine men sat upon a bench that was designed to bring equal justice under law to all Americans and disgraced ... discuss

Thirty Seven, a number I have hated for years My thirty-seventh birthday was probably the worst birthday ever for me; I dreaded that day all year leading up to it. For some reason the psychological tr ... discuss

Dartmouth exposes their own ignorance, and demonstrates that in the realm of supposedly competing rights and goods, the ones that make or leave us most comfortable inevitably win out. Randall Balmer ... discuss

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

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

Recently a number of letters have been sent to the Holy See, some of them from prominent figures in political and ecclesial life, explaining the confusion that has been created in various countries, e ... discuss

Pro-life advocates in Northern Ireland are celebrating a major court victory today as the Belfast High Court has ordered the recall of health guidelines that they said would have undermined and effect ... discuss

Pro-life voters looking for some good news heading into 2012 and the battle to defeat pro-abortion President Barack Obama got some good news today as new numbers from USA Today polls showed ... discuss

I have this horrible suspicion that he's trying to be funny.Comedian/activist Lee Camp asks, in the meme to your left, “Where is all the Christian outrage against GMO foods? The Lord’s creations w ... discuss

Cdl. Oscar Rodríguez Maradiaga.So far up to this point, I’ve been deafened by the lack of libertarian reaction to Cdl. Oscar Rodríguez Maradiaga’s keynote speech at Catholic University of Americ ... discuss

Image source: Center for Financial Social Work, 2013.According to former Secretary of Labor Robert Reich, some businessmen are looking at the economic data, and they’re worried. The problem, from th ... discuss

Reading doctrine through ideological glassesThe most pervasive problem facing the Catholic Church in America today is our predilection for reading both Scripture and Tradition through ideological glas ... discuss

Have you seen this child lately?Ask a Stupid QuestionI wouldn’t blame you if you don’t believe me. I neglected to save the link, so I can’t prove it happened; I can’t even remember which blog ... discuss

A Steaming Pile of Outrage PornImagine you’re Crash Davis. Yes, the minor-league baseball player memorably portrayed by Kevin Costner in Bull Durham. You know you’re not going to make it to the bi ... discuss

If you haven’t been following the story of Cdl. Raymond L. Burke’s transfer from Cardinal Prefect of the Apostolic Signatura (the High Court of the Catholic Church, if you will) to Patron of the S ... discuss

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

Boehner to take Obama to federal court on executive overreach?Impeachment won't work. Filing suit won't work. Only defunding can alter this regime’s reckless course. Ultimately, of course, the most ... discuss

And Survivor stuff too! I'm sorry that posting to this site has become such a rare event. As I've written here before, the time available for blogging is not what it was. The primary culprit remains ... discuss

Spengler comes through with a colunmn on the anniversary of Freud's birthday that's definitely worth mulling over: Having cured society of repression by making sexual pleasure a commodity, enlightene ... discuss

Here's romp through three articles that take on the subject of human happiness - and why Liberal notions of what that is will make you miserable. First, this WAPO review looks at a new book on Bened ... discuss




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RealChoice Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
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The Common Room Dec 21, 2014, 7:19 pm
Pro-Life Unity Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
My Domestic Church Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
Catholic Fire Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
Where the Rubber Hits the Road Dec 21, 2014, 6:45 pm
PM Notes Dec 21, 2014, 6:26 pm
Dakota Voice (Blog) Dec 21, 2014, 5:58 pm
The Black Kettle Dec 21, 2014, 4:55 pm
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Leaven for the Loaf Dec 21, 2014, 12:41 pm
John Smeaton, SPUC director Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
The Culture of Life Review Dec 21, 2014, 12:39 pm
The Black Kettle Dec 21, 2014, 12:59 pm
DFW Dec 21, 2014, 11:43 am
Christian Musician...Pro Life! Dec 21, 2014, 11:17 am
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DFW Dec 21, 2014, 3:45 am Dec 21, 2014, 10:10 am Dec 21, 2014, 10:22 am
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Challies Dot Com Dec 21, 2014, 7:01 am
Papa Mike's Blog Dec 21, 2014, 7:06 am
Papa Mike's Blog Dec 21, 2014, 7:20 am
DFW Dec 21, 2014, 6:06 am
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Dakota Voice (Blog) Dec 21, 2014, 6:51 am
Church of the Acronym Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
The Common Room Dec 21, 2014, 5:56 am
Catholic Fire Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
FREEDOM EDEN Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
Catholic Fire Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
Aardvark Alley Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
Aardvark Alley Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
The Ohio Dec 21, 2014, 1:03 am
RealChoice Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
The Ohio Dec 21, 2014, 12:03 am
The Common Room Dec 20, 2014, 10:02 pm
joy of nine9 Dec 20, 2014, 9:30 pm
Pro-Life Unity Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm Dec 20, 2014, 9:09 pm
DFW Dec 20, 2014, 7:05 pm
DEACON FOR LIFE Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
DFW Dec 20, 2014, 6:07 pm
The UmBlog Dec 20, 2014, 7:03 pm
DFW Dec 20, 2014, 4:58 pm
8 Kids And A Business Dec 20, 2014, 5:42 pm
Operation Rescue Dec 20, 2014, 4:39 pm
DFW Dec 20, 2014, 10:19 am Headlines Dec 20, 2014, 4:05 pm
Priests for Life Dec 20, 2014, 4:10 pm
What Does Mike Think? Dec 20, 2014, 2:52 pm
The Common Room Dec 20, 2014, 2:31 pm
Pro Life in TN Dec 20, 2014, 2:09 pm
HumanLifeMatters Dec 20, 2014, 2:21 pm
Les Femmes - The Truth Dec 20, 2014, 12:34 pm
The Black Kettle Dec 20, 2014, 12:33 pm
The Black Kettle Dec 20, 2014, 12:26 pm
Lake County Right to Life Blog Dec 20, 2014, 11:40 am
Lake County Right to Life Blog Dec 20, 2014, 11:25 am
Lake County Right to Life Blog Dec 20, 2014, 11:29 am
DFW Dec 20, 2014, 9:50 am
Christian Musician...Pro Life! Dec 20, 2014, 9:38 am Dec 20, 2014, 8:47 am Dec 20, 2014, 9:16 am Dec 20, 2014, 8:56 am
Spero News Dec 31, 1969, 6:00 pm
DFW Dec 20, 2014, 7:21 am
Where the Rubber Hits the Road Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
Where the Rubber Hits the Road Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
Where the Rubber Hits the Road Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
Reclaiming Our Children Jan 1, 1970, 3:00 am
Vital Signs Blog Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
DFW Dec 20, 2014, 4:00 am
RealChoice Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
The Chatterbox Chronicles Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
Aardvark Alley Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
Aardvark Alley Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
Papa Mike's Blog Dec 20, 2014, 12:39 am Dec 20, 2014, 1:06 am
FREEDOM EDEN Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
FREEDOM EDEN Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
The Ohio Dec 20, 2014, 1:03 am
Papa Mike's Blog Dec 20, 2014, 12:29 am
Greater Fitchburg For Life Dec 20, 2014, 12:20 am
Greater Fitchburg For Life Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
The Ohio Dec 20, 2014, 12:03 am
Les Femmes - The Truth Dec 19, 2014, 10:28 pm
Greater Fitchburg For Life Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
Greater Fitchburg For Life Dec 19, 2014, 11:20 pm
Greater Fitchburg For Life Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
Fr. John Whiteford Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
Heavenly Springs Dec 19, 2014, 8:58 pm
DEACON FOR LIFE Dec 19, 2014, 9:15 pm
DFW Dec 19, 2014, 7:05 pm
A Catholic Life Dec 19, 2014, 7:56 pm Dec 19, 2014, 6:34 pm
LifeNews Dec 19, 2014, 6:46 pm
The Anchoress Dec 19, 2014, 6:50 pm
Christian Newswire: All Releases Dec 19, 2014, 7:43 pm
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LifeNews Dec 19, 2014, 5:11 pm
LifeNews Dec 19, 2014, 6:10 pm
The Common Room Dec 19, 2014, 5:52 pm
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Christian Newswire: All Releases Dec 19, 2014, 7:33 pm Dec 19, 2014, 5:04 pm
LifeNews Dec 19, 2014, 4:54 pm
LifeNews Dec 19, 2014, 4:04 pm
LifeNews Dec 19, 2014, 4:36 pm
DFW Dec 19, 2014, 10:32 am
DFW Dec 19, 2014, 3:21 pm
Alex Schadenberg Dec 19, 2014, 4:35 pm
Where the Rubber Hits the Road Dec 19, 2014, 4:45 pm
Rebelution Dec 19, 2014, 4:21 pm Dec 19, 2014, 4:24 pm Dec 19, 2014, 3:30 pm
The Common Room Dec 19, 2014, 3:30 pm
The Anchoress Dec 19, 2014, 3:34 pm
Spero News Dec 31, 1969, 6:00 pm
DFW Dec 19, 2014, 9:29 am
DFW Dec 19, 2014, 3:54 pm
DFW Dec 19, 2014, 9:05 am
DFW Dec 18, 2014, 7:00 pm
DFW Dec 18, 2014, 7:00 pm
Where the Rubber Hits the Road Dec 19, 2014, 3:45 pm
Papa Mike's Blog Dec 19, 2014, 2:40 pm
Spero News Dec 31, 1969, 6:00 pm
DFW Dec 19, 2014, 12:50 pm
DFW Dec 19, 2014, 1:52 pm
DFW Dec 18, 2014, 7:00 pm
DFW Dec 18, 2014, 7:00 pm
Christian Newswire: All Releases Dec 19, 2014, 3:32 pm
The Point Dec 19, 2014, 2:47 pm
Papa Mike's Blog Dec 19, 2014, 2:25 pm Dec 19, 2014, 1:46 pm
LifeNews Dec 19, 2014, 1:16 pm
LifeNews Dec 19, 2014, 1:47 pm Dec 19, 2014, 8:56 am
DFW Dec 19, 2014, 8:30 am
DFW Dec 19, 2014, 8:31 am
DFW Dec 19, 2014, 8:29 am
DFW Dec 19, 2014, 8:15 am
Dakota Voice (Blog) Dec 19, 2014, 1:29 pm
Christian Musician...Pro Life! Dec 19, 2014, 2:07 pm
The Lewis Crusade Dec 19, 2014, 1:47 pm
LifeNews Dec 19, 2014, 12:42 pm
LifeNews Dec 19, 2014, 12:08 pm
Happy Catholic Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
DFW Dec 19, 2014, 10:29 am
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DFW Dec 19, 2014, 11:38 am
Dakota Voice (Blog) Dec 19, 2014, 1:03 pm
Dakota Voice (Blog) Dec 19, 2014, 1:10 pm
LifeNews Dec 19, 2014, 11:35 am
LifeNews Dec 19, 2014, 11:04 am
Leaven for the Loaf Dec 19, 2014, 12:11 pm Dec 19, 2014, 12:00 pm
HumanLifeMatters Dec 19, 2014, 12:20 pm
The Interim Dec 15, 2014, 11:12 am
SUNLIT UPLANDS Dec 19, 2014, 12:19 pm Dec 19, 2014, 6:34 am
DFW Dec 19, 2014, 10:35 am
DFW Dec 19, 2014, 6:01 am
DFW Dec 18, 2014, 7:00 pm
Colossians Three Sixteen Dec 19, 2014, 12:05 pm Headlines Dec 19, 2014, 11:29 am
Christian Newswire: All Releases Dec 19, 2014, 1:44 pm
Christian Newswire: All Releases Dec 19, 2014, 1:50 pm
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