Topic: speaking

   Bill Smith, Editor: Ted Cruz knocked it out of the park with the conservative free market activists at the 2014 Americans For Prosperity (AFP) Defending the American Dream Summit held in ... discuss

There was a time when Chuck Todd was a decent reporter -- oh yes, there was a time -- but in this clip, he is less a reporter than he is a propagandist, and not a very good one at that. He would have ... discuss

Vatican City, Sep 1, 2014 / 09:00 am (CNA/EWTN News).- After sending a letter to Pope Francis on the plight Iraqi refugees fleeing ISIS violence, Fr. Behnam Benoka received a phone call from the ponti ... discuss

We just returned from 11:30 Mass -- a very noisy Mass, I might add. The funny thing was at the end of the Mass we walked out amidst little groups of laughing and talking families and friends who could ... discuss

 Peshmerga soldier watches ISIS lines in the distance at amilitary outpost located at the entrance of Gwer, Iraq. Photo: Vianney Le Caer/Newscom Via The Daily Signal ISIS is not just the ter ... discuss

Back in the heyday of the British Empire, a man from one of the colonies addressed a London audience."Please do not do any more good in my country," he said. "We have suffered too much already fro ... discuss

[Getty Images] Attending a conservative conference, even after a losing political season, encourages people. Liberals even when winning, mope. Conservatives, when losing, drink and have a good time ... discuss

By Patrick J. BuchananSen. Rand Paul raises an interesting question:When has Hillary Clinton ever been right on foreign policy?The valkyrie of the Democratic Party says she urged President Obama to d ... discuss

I am grateful to Reformed Presbyterian Theological Seminary for sponsoring the blog this week. This blog is dependent upon sponsorships, so please do take the time to visit the sponsors. ... discuss

Rome, Italy, Aug 29, 2014 / 12:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Following the agreement of an indefinite ceasefire in Gaza earlier this week, a key priest in Jerusalem says the only way for it to last is if bo ... discuss

It looks as though the Senate is here to stay, unreformed and unloved. I’m speaking, of course, of the Canadian Senate, also known as the Red Chamber. The nickname, from the traditional royal colour ... discuss

By EDWARD PENTIN | Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI is “smiling like he used to smile,” says Society of the Divine Word Father Vincent Twomey, a moral theologian who studied under Joseph R ... discuss

Seoul, South Korea, Aug 29, 2014 / 04:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- A former Korean ambassador to the Holy See spoke of the effects of Pope Francis' recent visit to South Korea, saying that all of Asia now ... discuss

This article was originally published on August 24, 2014 on the Not Dead Yet website.Stephen DrakeBy Stephen Drake, Research Analyst with Not Dead Yet USAThe sudden emergence of suicide prevention org ... discuss

By The ADF Creative Team Who is your favorite Christian character on television? That’s a tough one given the limited options, like the kind of choices you’d get in a socialist cafeteria. For yea ... discuss

We’ve all been shocked by the barbarism we’ve seen committed in the name of Islam. But what about the respectable barbarism we see around us every day? It’s pretty clear when a worldview is barb ... discuss

People look upon [the Church] and say, "She is about to die. Soon her very name will disappear. there will be no more Christians; they have had their day." while they are thus speaking, I see these ve ... discuss

Click here to subscribe to The Social Conservative Review. Dear Friends, Baseball great Lou Gehrig is one of my heroes. His photo is on the wall of my office and I recall vividly seeing his uniform a ... discuss

NEW YORK, NY — In a hard-hitting series of essays currently being released in preparation for the midterm elections, Fr. Frank Pavone, National Director of Priests for Life, takes aim at the se ... discuss

Today the Church remembers the "restless heart" named Aurelius Augustinus Hipponensis, aka Augustine, a Roman citizen of north Africa, or what is now modern-day Algeria, who eventually was made Bishop ... discuss

Rome, Italy, Aug 28, 2014 / 12:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Reacting to an internet campaign launched by ISIS threatening the life of U.S. journalist Steven Sotloff, Catholic leaders stressed that evil is ... discuss

Philippe de Champaigne, Saint Augustine, c. 1645-1650By Jean M. HeimannToday, August 28th, is the feast of St. Augustine, a Western Father of the Church whose conversion to Christianity is well-known ... 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

Download at your own risk- I have read none of these. Save, Share, Simplify: How to Use the Sharing Economy to Reduce Expenses, Build Community, & Design Your Ideal Life 82 pages Blurb: The Shari ... discuss

Pro-Choice Student: Are you still pro-life in cases of rape? Nick: Yes, I don’t see the crimes of a father as justification for abortion. Pro-Choice Student: The kid is just going to be a painful re ... discuss

by Alan Caruba, Contributing Author: Many Americans were shocked by the Islamic State video of the beheading of the photo journalist James Foley. Perhaps they had already forgotten the decapitation o ... discuss

Dr. Bill Smith, Editor:  Get your favorite refreshment and digest read this "meat and potatoes" digest by Nelson Heltberg.  It is indeed time for the establishment of a "Proper Foreign Polic ... discuss

 My girlfriend didn’t want to disappoint her parents, so she didn’t tell them she aborted my child By Sarah Terzo When a bill requiring minors getting abortions to inform their pa ... discuss

Originally published in The Post-Abortion Review 3(2) Spring 1995. Copyright 1995 Elliot Institute, this 3 part article by David C. Reardon, Ph.D., is still one of my favorite series of articles on a ... discuss

Photo Via The London Guardian by Dr. Chuck Baldwin:: Even America’s smallest towns can be instantly turned into occupied territories as local police agencies quickly transform themselves from peace ... discuss

Leona Choy is an old friend (only 89) who I have never met personally but who is stitched to me with invisible threads. She writes so well, so clearly, that every now and then I just lift something f ... discuss

August 25, 2014/Washington, D.C. -- Today, Family Research Council Action, along with the pro-life groups Concerned Women for America Legislative Action Committee, Students for Life of America, and ... discuss

by David C. Reardon, Ph.D. The idea that “abortion is an act of despair” is one of the key points I have always tried to stress in my writing and speaking engagements. Despair is not only the dr ... discuss

 Cartoons, Cupcakes and Chalk: Six Pro-Life Ideas for Youth By Micaiah Bilger, Education Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation Lifeline October is Respect Life Month. What better ... discuss

 “How self-righteousness and cold rationalizations blur distinctions between man and monster” By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. This ran earlier this year. It is particularly rele ... discuss

Growing up, I was a strong advocate for the “purity movement” of the late 90’s.  This was a movement primarily in the Christian evangelical church which encouraged teenage boys and girls (predo ... discuss

As violence in the Middle East escalates daily, the Custos of the Holy Land has said that rather than further discuss the problems, it's important to look at what must be done, how people can co-exis ... discuss

The Pope's special envoy to Iraq is to meet the Eastern Patriarchs in Washington D.C. in the coming weeks, the Holy See's representative to the United Nations in Geneva has said. Archbishop Silvano ... discuss

Why did I spend three hours of my life watching the Emmys?I don't want to watch these Hollywood awards shows, but it's a habit I can't break. Seth Meyers was OK. He certainly didn't crash and burn lik ... discuss

Michael Brown and his companion, Dorian Johnson, were walking down the middle of the street in the middle of the day. Officer Darren Wilson stopped his squad car and asked them to move to the sidewalk ... discuss

Lawless Tom Wheeler by Seton Motley, Contributing Author: Is the Barack Obama Administration more than a mite out of control when it comes to imposing new regulations? Indeed so.Regulations Under Oba ... discuss

This week I realized that my capacity for empathy is greatest when those who are hurting are the farthest removed from me. My sense of empathy can be debilitating at times. The murder of Michael Brown ... discuss

On August 16th, Canada’s Crossroads walkers completed their three-month pilgrimage from Vancouver to Ottawa – across the entire length of the massive country. According to Crossroads website, ... discuss

Almost 50 days ago, Kerry Messer, president of the Missouri Family Network, reported his wife missing. Messer is well-known in the state capital as the head of a pro-life group and he’s often speaki ... discuss

When a bill requiring minors getting abortions to inform their parents was being considered, a blogger posted some stories from teenagers speaking out either in favor or against the bill. This young m ... discuss

Last Wednesday, New Jersey governor and kinda-sorta-presidential hopeful Chris Christie took on a challenger in a townhall-style meeting, to discuss one of the burning issues of our time. You can agre ... discuss

Originally published in The Post-Abortion Review 3(2) Spring 1995. Copyright 1995 Elliot Institute, this 3 part article by David C. Reardon, Ph.D., is still one of my favorite series of articles on ab ... discuss

As English-speaking Christians, we have a vast array of hymns available to us, and we each have our list of favorites. In my assessment, the best hymns are those that are universal and timeles ... discuss

By Peter Kwasniewski, Ph.D. Back in 1997, I was browsing a bookshop and came upon a book that truly shocked and horrified me. A feminist theologian had written a book wherein she argued that the two g ... discuss

edited repost A few years ago I wrote a post titled The Disappearance of the Disabled. We linked to the post Eradicating the Disabled, by Wilfred McClay. It was a brilliant piece of writing. Wilfred n ... discuss

In light of some recent flaps involving Catholic Worker houses doing some things that go against Church teachings (such and St. Joseph's House of Hospitality in Rochester hosting a so-called woma ... discuss

The Collect.LET thy merciful ears, O Lord, be open to the prayers of thy humble servants; and, that they may obtain their petitions, make them to ask such things as shall please thee; through Jesus Ch ... discuss

Ferguson: A Preview Of America's Burgeoning Police State, by Chuck Baldwin, August 21, 2014 by Chuck Baldwin,, 21Aug14     Even America’s sm ... discuss

Maiduguri, Nigeria, Aug 23, 2014 / 03:37 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Locals in Baga, Nigeria say the town is one of the latest targets of Boko Haram’s attacks, while a group of soldiers say they will n ... discuss

August 23 is the optional memorial of St. Rose of Lima, virgin.Isabella Flores de Oliva was born April 20, 1586 to Spanish immigrants in Lima, Peru. At her confirmation, she took the name of Rose, bec ... discuss

Created Equal has uploaded a video clip showing Director of Training Seth Drayer speaking to an abortion advocate at the NARAL Cincinnati Stand up for Abortion Access Rally. The woman is using the “ ... discuss

From the Margaret Sanger blog a great reminder of the connections between Planned Parenthood and the Ku Klux Klan: Most of us, myself included, will live our entire lives and never be invited to speak ... discuss

The Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments released guidelines on the Rite of the Sign of Peace during Mass.In other words, nothing's going to change because most Catholi ... discuss

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She was born Isabella, or "Belle" as she was commonly called. As a slave in America in the late 1700s and early 1800s, she didn't have a last name. Just Belle. Her slave master only spoke to her an ... discuss

Here are some new Kindle deals. To start, Cruciform Press has 5 books marked down to $0.99: Servanthood as Worship by Nate Palmer; Broken Vows by John Greco; But God… by Casey Lute; ... discuss

Yes, cops have a hard job. So of course that justifies everything they do, including petulantly issuing nearly 200 dollar tickets to civilians who take their pictures. NYPD arrested, strip-searched an ... discuss

Thursday of the Twentieth Week in Ordinary Time(Click here for readings)Jesus again in reply spoke to the chief priests and the elders of the people in parables saying, "The Kingdom of heaven may be l ... discuss

Pope Francis is encouraging members of an Italian charitable organization to continue their activities to show Christ to others. Speaking to the group ‘Opera di Nazaret’ (Work of Nazaret ... discuss

Most of us, myself included, will live our entire lives and never be invited to speak at a single Ku Klux Klan Rally.  And yet, Margaret Sanger, the foundress of Planned Parenthood, received at l ... discuss

Credit:  cheezburger.comMark Shea had a very interesting post today [HERE] concerning an article from The Remnant Newspaper, an ultra orthodox traditional newspaper whose main goal seems to be to ... discuss

Reflecting on his five-day apostolic visit to South Korea that concluded Monday, Pope Francis affirmed that Christ never diminishes or cancels something 'good,' like culture, he only enriches them, an ... discuss

Sarah Palin congratulates Sheriff David Clarke on his victory over the big money Goliath.I love this guy. Congratulations, Sheriff Clarke, and congratulations to those you serve in the great state of ... discuss

In Canada You Can’t Destroy Viable Geese Eggs, But You Can Abort Viable Unborn Babies Whether your summer involved staying around home visiting the local swimming holes or travelling great distan ... discuss

You’ve got to hand it to the Left. Liberals love abortion, but when they’re outraged about something else and that something else somehow involves pregnant women, they act as if it’s ... discuss

SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Aug. 16, 2014 /Christian Newswire -- Mireille Miller-Young, an associate professor of feminist studies at the University of California at Santa Barbara, was sentenced to 108 ho ... discuss

Left-wing and mainstream media are slowly catching on there’s something happening in Europe, with a rapidly growing conservative movement that looks an awful lot like the same movement here.This w ... discuss

There’s a summary of those results here, with comments about how they do or do not support various narratives. For instance, no powder residue, no stippling is actually a count against both narr ... discuss

Staten Island, NY – Priests for Life today announces a special nine-week Election Novena, starting September 2, that  coincides with its other election-related efforts, including Voter Registration ... discuss

Italian politician Luca Volontè wants to see more emphasis placed on the common good and the dignity of the human person rather than the latest GDP figures. Speaking to ZENIT on the sidelines o ... discuss

From ClinicQuotes:One female lawyer made an interesting comment back in 1990. Commenting on how many of the female lawyers in the American Bar Association have had abortions:“I’m practically ... discuss

The archbishop of the capital of the Central African Republic has decried the ongoing massacre in the nation and has urged politicians to "stop the suffering of the people as soon as possible." In h ... discuss

Texas Gov. Rick Perry said on ‘Fox News Sunday’ he stands by the decision he made that Friday led to a grand jury indictment on felony charges of abuse of official capacity and coercion of a publ ... discuss

By ALAN HOLDREN AND ANDREA GAGLIARDUCCI/CNA | ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE — Speaking to journalists aboard the Aug. 18 flight to Italy from South Korea, Pope Francis said he supports internatio ... discuss

A black teen gets shot by cops, and black people in the neighborhood say, “Kill the cops.” But when black teens shoot other black teens, black people say nothing. If I were the police, I would tak ... discuss

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

By Michael Johns               “He was tortured, beaten to death, strangled and then set on fire,” Laura Wilkerson said earlie ... discuss

Marie tells her story: To anyone who is pregnant, young or older and not sure what to do, I urge you and beg you to read my true story. Maybe you’re not pregnant and just reading this. Feel free to ... discuss

University of California Santa Barbara Professor of Feminist Studies, Mireille Miller-Young, has been sentenced in a criminal case in connection with an assault on pro-life young people who took the p ... discuss

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

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

You may remember our Friday feature on Noah “The Apparently Kid” Ritter, who made his debut on live television be telling the world he had never been on live television before -- never, ever. The ... discuss

 The unique pains (and blessings) of being a postabortive sibling By Sarah Terzo Editor’s note. I asked Olivia Gans Turner, Director, American Victims of Abortion, for her view. She ... discuss

Seoul, South Korea, Aug 17, 2014 / 10:51 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Calls for peace and reconciliation dominated Pope Francis’ historic apostolic visit to South Korea, which concluded as the Pope boar ... discuss

Hillary The “Hilldabeast” Clinton has not yet announced whether she will be running for president in 2016, but a new report suggests that she has a taste for luxury to match any world lea ... discuss

Two Marines I was with in bootcamp during recruit training at Parris Island, S.C. sent me this…GOD BLESS YOU FOR READING IT AND PASSING IT ON! Semper Fi…….Mike T. USMC vs the ACLU HO ... discuss

Pope Francis has told young people they must not figuratively be ‘asleep’ because, as a beloved part of today's Church, they have a duty and responsibility to bring their joy and optimism ... discuss

Seoul, South Korea, Aug 17, 2014 / 06:39 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- At the concluding Mass of his historical trip, Pope Francis urged the faithful to embrace Christ's message of forgiveness and reconciliati ... discuss

 They Want to Amend the Constitution So You Can’t Defend the Unborn Unborn babies have no voice of their own. They depend on you and me to be their voice. Until now, the 1st Amendmen ... discuss

The following is my own testimony which I wrote for the USCCB in 2000.  “We are to show to those in need His goodness to ourselves . . .” This phrase at Mass speaks to my heart. It reminds ... discuss

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

Seoul, South Korea, Aug 16, 2014 / 12:04 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis has received a warm welcome from the Korean people, many of whom praise him for his acts of compassion, stating that he has t ... discuss

Pope Francis has urged religious to share their joy with the world and to never be like hypocrites, living like the wealthy. Speaking to members of South Korea's religious communities on Saturday a ... discuss

Seoul, South Korea, Aug 16, 2014 / 12:04 am (CNA/EWTN News).- A young man from Hong Kong was moved by Pope Francis’ off-the-cuff remarks during the opening celebration of the 6th Asian Youth Day ... discuss

16 August, Old Testament If any part of Scripture besides the Resurrection clearly indicates that God gets the last laugh, it must be the story of Isaac. After giving new names to Abraham and Sarah, ... discuss

Although pro-choicers admit over and over and over (and over and over and over) that they are losing the epic battle over abortion, they continue to be shocked and awed by pro-life prowess. I can onl ... discuss

My brother Tim and I just got back from Washington DC after spending two amazing days with the staff of Students for Life of America (SFLA). Our objective was to bring their new Regional Coordinators ... discuss

Suicide advocacy never stops. Even as the world mourns a celebrity self-destruction, Derek Humpry’s group ERGO–Euthanasia Research Guidance Organization–continues the death proselytizing–this ... discuss

These are chaotic, sad times in the world and I am encountering a lot of people who are beat down by it.I myself would be beat down by it too but I have had to deliberately distance myself from the th ... discuss

Pope Francis has given young people three tools for how to be good witnesses to the Gospel and has called on them to say yes to the Lord. Speaking in English to the young people of Asia gathered at ... discuss

Dr. Alveda King urges Prayer and Nonviolence for St. Louis melee Contact: Eugene Vigil, 470-244-3302, ATLANTA, Aug. 12, 2014 /Christian Newswire/ -- Dr. Alveda King, autho ... discuss

Contact:  Katie Mahoney, 540-538-4747 NEW YORK, Aug. 14, 2014 /Christian Newswire/ -- These organizations have been virtually silent in speaking out against the violence and barbarism against Iraqi ... discuss

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

by Gary Bauer, Contributing Author: Rhetoric vs. Reality - Late yesterday the Pentagon announced that observers on the ground determined that the crisis on Mt. Sinjar had eased, making a planned res ... discuss

by Ken Blackwell, Contributing Author: “Great nations need organizing principles—and ‘Don’t do stupid stuff’ is not an organizing principle.” So said former Sec. of State Hillary Clinton ... discuss

Washington, DC (LiveAction) — Renee, who lost a sibling to abortion, has launched an internet ministry to help others in the same situation. She sometimes writes under the nickname “Susi O Fanabba ... discuss

This post is a collection of different kinds of prayer, ways to pray, devotions, sacramentals, etc.  It is by no means an exhaustive list, nor is the numbering in any way more than a simple way o ... discuss

Contact:  Katie Mahoney, 540-538-4747 NEW YORK, Aug. 14, 2014 /Christian Newswire/ -- These organizations have been virtually silent in speaking out against the violence and barbarism against Iraqi ... discuss

Pope Francis has said quiet listening and dialogue rather than use of force are the proper tools achieve peace. Speaking to the South Korean president, Park Geun-hye, and authorities, in Seoul’ ... discuss

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

When he is a fully functioning human being, full of passion, compassion, clarity of right and wrong. Responsible. A seeker of truth. He is not of any color. "The fully human person is his own person, ... discuss

--The Kansas City Public Library and the National World War I Museum are sponsoring a series of events entitled, Great War Great Read.--Last night I attended the one where author Paul Jankowski talked ... discuss

--When Barack Obama first ran in 2008, I was torn about even going to the polling place.  Why? Because somehow McCain had gotten the Republican nomination, and I had sworn that over my dead body ... discuss

FRONT ROYAL, Virginia [August 12, 2014] – Father Frank Papa, S.O.L.T., J.C.D., has begun a new apostolate as resident chaplain with Loving Arms, a faith-based assisted living and retirement communit ... discuss

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Kamal Saleem will be speaking in Rapid City and Sioux Falls in September. Kamal was recruited by the Muslim Brotherhood at an early age but had his life turned upside down during an auto accident when ... discuss

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

The Pope Francis EffectI don't like the terms conservative and liberal when speaking of Catholics. I prefer orthodox and heterodox. But I guess you run into a third category because the orthodox can b ... discuss

Despite the recent primary election victory of incumbent Tennessee Senator Lamar Alexander over challenger Joe Carr, the Tea Party movement in the United States continues to grow steadily in strength ... discuss

Last week I had posted about how speaking about sin and repentance was so lacking in homilies I have heard. So this story caught my eye: PORTLAND, Ore. -- A chapter of a nationally-recognized Christia ... discuss

"Very rarely did we communicate through the press anything that we didn't absolutely control," said Anita Dunn. "One of the reasons we did so many of the David Plouffe videos was not just for our supp ... discuss

When the phone rings at Operation Rescue, one never knows quite what to expect. The red light flashed on my office phone alerting me that a voicemail message awaited my attention. As I started my comp ... discuss

Abortion is an injustice. Pro-life people are passionate about ending it. Those are good things. But they are no excuse for name-calling. Unfortunately, some pro-lifers make really mean and nasty comm ... discuss

Dr. Alveda King urges Prayer and Nonviolence for St. Louis melee Contact: Eugene Vigil, 470-244-3302, ATLANTA, Aug. 12, 2014 /Christian Newswire/ -- Dr. Alveda King, autho ... discuss

Hardly a week goes by without reports of bad news coming out of Africa, whether it's one group of thousands being massacred for being a little different from another group of thousands, or a group of ... discuss

An interesting look at how Ukraine has just committed financial suicide and at a time when it needs the funds the most - it's political incompetence and corruption at its most impressive.  ~ Ja ... discuss

Ohio Homeschoolers are trying to get their notifications in before the start of the public school year. I wrote about this a little bit here, here and also here. I'm adding a bit more information ... discuss

Here are the speaking notes used by the leader of Canada's bishops, Archbishop Paul-André Durocher, President of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops, in an Aug. 6 address to the 2014 ... discuss

Vatican City, Aug 11, 2014 / 05:55 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Since Friday Pope Francis has been tweeting three times a day asking faithful and parishes to both pray for those affected by violence in Iraq, ... discuss

The following is one of the brief pro-life plays I've written over the years that you can find on this page of the Vital Signs Ministries website. They were written for performance in churches but the ... discuss

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

by Alan Caruba, Contributing Author: “A greeting of peace from Muslim communities in my country: assalaamu alaykum”The speaker had what one might imagine, given his background, a better insight ... discuss

This essay was originally published in Christian Democracy Magazine.Most of us are familiar with - and, often times, hypocritically preach - Christ’s teaching to love our enemies (Matt. 5:44).  ... discuss

Text:  Matthew 14:22-33Grace and peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.  Amen.Fear is an unpleasant emotion.  It is caused by the belief that someone or someth ... discuss

In his homily this morning Father stressed how important it is to listen to the Lord. All the readings stressed listening. Elijah heard God speaking in the tiny sound. Many people would miss his call ... discuss

It’s been a week or two since the last listing.  Every day I thought, “I should look up some free Kindle books,” and every day I ended up reading or watching a K-drama with that tim ... discuss

The angel added, “I will so increase your descendants that they will be too numerous to count.” The angel of the LORD also said to her: “You are now with child and you will have a so ... discuss

More years ago than I care to admit, my sister started off her valedictory speech with a quote from Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities. She of course was using it to refer to the many experiences ... discuss

As the Muslim thugs continue to rampage across Iraq and the Middle East and follow their demon god into the ever-lasting pit of hell fire, I am starting to wonder about just how ferociously evil and u ... discuss

Sermon notes for Proper 14 A, 2014 Scripture: Romans 10:5-15 Last week we considered Romans 9:1-5, where Paul opens his consideration of the fact that the bulk of the Jewish people did not accept Jesu ... discuss

Fri., Aug. 8th, 2014 Event: Bill Post Golf Event — Attending/Confirmed Time: 12:00 pm PST Place: Keizer, OR Event: Gathering of Eagles — Speaking Engagement/Confirmed Web Site: http://gath ... discuss

Now I shall endeavor to make that which is divine in me rise up to that which is divine in the universe.  ~Plotinus (last words)  I become a Christian on this date 38 years ago, August 8, 1976. ~El ... discuss

In my state we don’t have to do anything to homeschool.  However, quite often state or local officials will tell new homeschoolers who are asking that they should register.  Every year about t ... discuss

There is this notion, one we hear more and more, that the Republican Party has to shed the social issues to seize the future. “Social issues are not the business of government!” says thoroughly mo ... discuss

 And the greatest of these is love By Melissa Ohden Melissa OhdenTruth. Legislation. Love. When I’m asked about the most important tools that we can utilize in the pro-life movement ... discuss

 Most senior figure in the Church of Ireland asks “Are we helping to die or helping to live?” By Dave Andrusko The Most Revd Dr Richard Clarke pictured at St Anne’s Cathedral in ... discuss

Credit: this picture does not tear you apart inside, then you are made of stone.  The events in Iraq are beyond my comprehension.  I feel that we should all be ... discuss

Speaking of the Ebola crisis, it's provided a fresh (and disheartening) example of the way that our national discourse, aided and abetted by social media, tends to go. First we get the news that two E ... discuss

Emil Hagamu is one of millions of Africans who increasingly wonder what wealthy Western nations want from Africa. All over the continent, the influence of these nations is visible: trucks, billboards ... discuss

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

Bob FitzSimmons, the treasurer of the apparently ball-less Virginia Republican Party, is stepping down because some people are hyperventilating because he spoke hate facts. Briefly, Obama issued a Ram ... discuss

For Immediate Release Media Contact: Krista Thomas – 540-622-5272 – | DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania – August 6, 2014 — Emil Hagamu, regional director for Human Life I ... discuss

Once you attack children, you attack the nation… We don’t need condoms. We don’t need contraception. We don’t need abortion. – Emil Hagamu, director of English-speaking Africa for Human ... discuss

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

Is he really praying? Does it really matter?Respecting the President’s NameLiving in Texas, I often have occasion to reflect on Elton John’s satirical “Texas Love Song”. The link takes you to ... discuss

A Texas school board in a school district near Fort Worth, Texas is coming under fire for having a partnership with the Planned Parenthood abortion business.Parents are outraged by the association a s ... discuss

See what love the Father has given us, that we should be called children of God; and so we are. The reason why the world does not know us is that it did not know him. Beloved, we are God’s child ... discuss

by Gary L. Bauer, Contributing Author: While much of the following addresses U.S issues it concludes with a special alert regarding Israel alert. Poll Bad News For Dems; How Will The GOP Respond?A ne ... discuss

At least this little spat was broadcast on the evening news for one of the "Big Three," in this case, ABC. Congressman Tom Marino (R-PA) refutes certain claims made by the opposition, including at the ... discuss

Pope Fracis says young people have a specific role to play -- one that only they can accomplish -- in the new evangelization. He said this Tuesday evening in St. Peter's when he addressed some 50,0 ... discuss

At 6:00 p.m. Tuesday, Pope Francis met in Saint Peter’s Square with 50,000 German-speaking altar servers from the dioceses of Germany – and also from the dioceses of Vienna and Linz, and f ... discuss

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

Rachel Held Evans is an ex-evangelical Christian turned liberal “Christian” blogger who whines a lot about traditional Christian gender roles, sexual rules, etc. as she plays the role of e ... discuss

On the job front, my husband got a full time teaching position!! I know he’s relieved, but I was never worried. Oddly enough, in my long litany of faults worrying about our income and whether ... discuss

Pope Francis and El Gran Carnicero Rather than swinging the vote rightward on critical issues, self-styled Christians are increasingly opting for secular utopia Does it make sense to practice the Chr ... discuss

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

By:  Craig Millward Rep. McDermott: ACA Supporters 'Got Oursel ... discuss

I had the opportunity for a round-table interview which, as it turns out, only consisted of me and Methodist pastor Kenny Dickson speaking with John Michael McDonagh about his new film Calvary (m ... discuss

“But God has chosen the foolish things of the world to confound the wise; and God has chosen the weak things of the world to confound the things which are mighty” (1 Corinthians 1:27)   I w ... discuss

It's inevitable. Of course, Brett Favre will be inducted into the Packers Hall of Fame.Of course, his number will be retired by the Packers.I'm resigned to that inevitability.From USA Today:Former Gre ... discuss

Washington D.C., Aug 3, 2014 / 04:34 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Christians are facing genocide in Iraq while the U.S. government and the United Nations are silent, Rep. Frank Wolf (R-Va.) said on the House ... discuss

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

Tony Funderburk - Words Music And Pictures of Faith Hope And Love Science has shown us the earth revolves around the sun. So, scientifically speaking…there is no such thing as a sunrise. But for ... discuss

The Swine in ChurchBy David Outten, Production EditorA popular expression is to say there’s an elephant in the room. The implication is that there’s a huge problem right under everyone’s nose th ... discuss

Professor Paul Krugman, in his New York Times blog, says my recent column, about him, is “funny and scary.”  Last week’s column here inferred that Prof. Krugman is leaving Princeton in ... discuss

I am looking forward to spending some time this week in Indiana, speaking at the Association of College Ministries National Student Conference. That’s a mouthful! I will be speaking abou ... discuss

from Jill Stanek.comby Susie Allen, host of the blog, Pro-Life in TN, and KelliSuzy B links to an article in the New York Times discussing their efforts to teach politicians and pro-lifers in the publ ... discuss

by Steven Ertelt | Washington, DC | Despite the fact the nation’s highest court took the state of Massachusetts to task for passing a law curtailing the free speech rights of pro-life ... discuss

Note: this is not all the available Pro-Life News but items not previously highlighted or of editorial interest at the time of this post.Mom Just Watched as Neighbor Found Abandoned Baby She Left on ... discuss

By Chuck Baldwin I am excited to announce that we have met our goal, and we are launching the Liberty Church Project! Just a little over two months ago, I told readers of my plans to launch a project ... discuss

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

TweetBy Stephanie Gray“What do you think about abortion?” I asked a man walking in Vancouver’s busy downtown core last weekend.  He responded by identifying his origins: “Well, I’m from ... discuss

Well, worked hard enough that I think I can come home (sort of) a day early, Thursday night instead of mid-day Friday. Our press missed another one. Or did I miss the flood of reporting and in depth ... discuss

Mike Huckabee’s leadership PAC, Huck PAC, is bleeding money while the potential 2016 contender is raking in big bucks in speaking fees and television appearances. Huck PAC released their mid-yea ... discuss

( — In April of this year the Vatican hosted the Conference on Combating Human Trafficking, bringing together both law enforcement professionals and social workers involved in the battle ... discuss

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

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

The summer issue of the Cosmopolitan Review has been published. The authors note: The arts, in all their variety, are mirrors that reflect a people. We owe so much to artists. They make us laugh, cry ... discuss

From the Meriden Record-Journal: Southington church turns 100 Been to the parish. Very dedicated and loving people. Congratulations on your anniversary! Dwieście lat!!! SOUTHINGTON, CT — Marilyn ... discuss

TweetBy Jonathon Van Maren“As soon as he grows his own uterus, he can have an opinion.”That was a comment left on The Abortion Rights Coalition of Canada’s Facebook page by a woman who presumabl ... discuss

Today is the 113th birthday of the original teen pop idol, Rudy Vallée, who introduced the "crooner" style of singing (that is, not loud enough to hear without a microphone or megaphone) to the world ... discuss

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

Text:  Matthew 13:44-52Grace and peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.  Amen.How valuable is the kingdom of God to you?  Is the kingdom of God worth more than anyt ... discuss

“Abortion is not surgery” claims Planned Parenthood CEO in contradictory statements Planned Parenthood of Greater Orlando (PPGO) has for over a year conspired with Florida Hospital and ... discuss

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

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




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