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By Mark Shea | As a guy who's done a bit of chatting about the Catholic Faith with folks, one of the things that has struck me over the years is the sheer fecundity of the human mind in giving r ... discuss

Dombey and Son by Charles Dickens(Writing this without spoilers probably will lead to misdirection, but I feel there are too many people who probably haven't read this book. And I DO want to say some ... discuss

Book Details: • Authors: Kenneth Keathley and Mark Rooker • Publisher: Kregel Academic (2015) • Format: softcover • Page Count: 432 • ISBN#: 9780825429415 • List Price: $23.99 • R ... discuss

This article was published in the Canadian Family Physician (April 2015) with an article supporting Physician-Assisted Death.By Dr Edward (Ted) St Godard The issue of physician-assisted deat ... discuss

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

  A question of conscience: Victorian Parliament’s Upper House set to debate euthanasia motion By Pau ... discuss

I wrote the very long post below and then, while looking up one last link stumbled upon this post by Edward Willet which kind of sums up things better than I do (I am not a summing up sort of gal).   ... discuss

 Lauren Hill: Rest in Peace By Dave Andrusko Lauren Hill with Hall of Fame coach Pat Summitt. Lauren received the Pat Summitt Most Courage ... discuss

 Yes, you read that right.Cardinal Walter Kasper, the same theologian who resurrected the zombie called "Communion for the Divorce and Remarried" has once again struck!In a report posted at The R ... discuss

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A pedestrian was killed and another injured when they were struck by a car fleeing police during a wild chase through San Francisco, and the suspects involved were still on the ... discuss

Paul Krugman, a few years ago, wrote at length to extol the magnum opus of science fiction grandmaster, Isaac Asimov, the Foundation Trilogy. Prof. Krugman’s reflections thereon are of keen interest ... discuss

The Harrowing of HadesHomily on Holy Saturday: The Lord Descends into HadesSt. Epiphanius, Bishop of Cyprus (403 A.D.)Something strange is happening - there is a great silence on earth today, a great ... discuss

I never cared much for science in school. At all. And, yet, last week I found myself sitting in front of my computer for a day and a half listening to public workshops at the Institute of Medicine on ... discuss

For the second time in recent weeks in Colorado, a criminal who killed a mother’s unborn child will not be charged with murder for taking the life of the baby before birth. Weeks ago, Boulder Co ... discuss

\"Jesus Christ is risen!  Love has triumphed over hatred, life has conquered death, light has dispelled the darkness!\"  Pope Francis I have been struggling lately with forgiveness and l ... discuss

Four years after a horrific motorcycle accident caused a doctor to tell Danielle Davis to take her husband off life support, their story is now reaching millions. It’s a story of how not to give ... discuss

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

Ralph Benkoby Ralph Benko, Contributing Author: Paul Krugman, a few years ago, wrote at length to extol the magnum opus of science fiction grandmaster, Isaac Asimov, the Foundation Trilogy. Prof. Krug ... discuss

Stephen Mooreby Stephen Moore: The great conundrum of the U.S. economy today is that we have record numbers of working age people out of the labor force at the same time we have businesses desperately ... discuss

(Another example of Luther's heresy against our Lord) The Church acted most impeccably and pastorally in putting down Luther's revolt in the fourteenth century. Let that be our reflection, that it m ... discuss

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

Something strange is happening -- there is a silence on earth today, a great silence and stillness. The whole earth keeps silence because the King is asleep. The earth trembled and is still because Go ... discuss

I will deliver them out of the hand of death. I will redeem them from death: O death, I will be thy death; O hell, I will be thy bite... Osee (Hosea) 13:14 (Douay-Rheims translation)Because Chris ... discuss

Good Friday (April 3, 2015) Holy Cross Lutheran Church Rocklin, California Rev. Todd A. Peperkorn John 19:30 TITLE: “Deliver Us from Evil” Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord, ... discuss

by Norm Beznoska Jr., Contributing Author, ARRA News Service: The road to Calvary and the Crucifixion of Jesus Christ spanned a period of less than 24 hours from the time of the Last Supper, the Jewi ... discuss

by Norm Beznoska Jr., Contributing Author: The road to Calvary and the Crucifixion of Jesus Christ spanned a period of less than 24 hours from the time of the Last Supper, the Jewish Passover meal on ... discuss

Are the Good Friday Improperia, also known as the reproaches, anti-Semitic? They have been controversial, particularly since Vatican II and Nostra Aetate. Some Jewish commentators resent them, saying ... discuss

Until last autumn, I had not read any of Dr. Peter Enns' books although I am a regular reader of his blog at Patheos, "rethinking biblical christianity..." I did write a brief review in November and a ... discuss

Isaiah 53 1 1 Who would believe what we have heard? To whom has the arm of the Lord been revealed?2 He grew up like a sapling before him, like a shoot from the parched earth;He had no ... discuss

The Last Supper - Natalia Tsarkova (2002)This artwork appeared in the Holy Week Magnificat. What struck me especially is that Jesus sits alone with the beloved Apostle, the only one who will be at the ... 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

or Wednesday in Holy WeekIn Western Christianity, the Wednesday before Easter is sometimes known as 'Spy Wednesday', indicating that it is the day that Judas Iscariot first conspired with the Sanhedri ... discuss

Until last autumn, I had not read any of Dr. Peter Enns' books although I am a regular reader of his blog at Patheos, "rethinking biblical christianity..." I did write a brief review in November and a ... discuss

The state of Indiana has come under fire for passing their version of the federal Religious Freedom Restoration Act. RFRA, as it’s called, was passed in response to court cases that eroded First Ame ... discuss

This article was published by Advocate Daily on March 31, 2015.Hugh ScherMany Canadians do not recognize the full extent to which existing rules around end-of-life decision-making are not serving as a ... discuss

Nikolay Gay. "Quod Est Veritas?" Christ and Pilate. 1890.The Passion of Our LordBEFORE PILATE: JESUS CHRIST, THE KINGThinking that in this way he might placate the hatred of the Jews, Pilate, took Jes ... discuss

Brethren, Peace be with you.Over at Crisis Magazine you'll find this great piece by James Jacobs, PhD, titled On Redefining Reality: A Dialogue, in which he tells us about how he engaged a shop owner ... discuss

Attention populist conservatives who really want to stick it to the Establishment: perhaps, just perhaps, the best way to do that is not by supporting a candidate who GRADUATED FROM HARVARD LAW SCHOOL ... discuss

Since I hear that they want to replace Air Force One I thought this would be a good joke for today...President Obama was visiting a primary school in North Carolina and visited a fourth grade class. T ... discuss

With the precedent-shattering ruling in Carter v. Canada on Feb. 6, nine robed dictators on the Supreme Court of Canada not only struck down the longstanding ban on physician-assisted suicide in the C ... discuss

Although struck with an iron rod until one of his arms had to be amputated, the doctor would not be quieted. Finally, as DeMille's autobiography recounts, "one Gestapo officer beat the doctor's head a ... discuss

Trenton, N.J., Mar 26, 2015 / 04:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- A New Jersey law crafted to ban the Archdiocese of Newark from selling cemetery headstones might not pass muster under judicial review, accordi ... discuss

Fork in the Road The other day, in a moment of grief, looking down at the ground in deep thought, I walked right over this pitiful fork. It was at the edge of the driveway next to the waste container ... discuss

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

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The Franklin Institute recently put on a seminar in Phoenix, Arizona, to educate bloggers about school choice. Traditional public schools continue to go downhill even as the amount spent on them incre ... discuss

Here’s a list of Nobel Prize Winners who hated their traditional school upbringing and felt it did not do them much good.  Take a look and see if you can find who said:   I avoided the di ... discuss

Perhaps, like me, you find it hard not to marvel at the determined effort by so many authorities throughout the U.S. to impose silence on any speech that might disagree with their policies, raise tho ... discuss

I first encountered Gretchen's writing in Real Simple magazine in about 2010, where she made a really useful distinction that really struck a chord with me:There are two types of decision makers. Sati ... discuss

Rarely does a Scripture leap out at me as powerfully as today's impromptu reading of Matthew's account of the Agony in the Garden of Gethsemane. In Matt 26:45, it reads, "So leaving them again, He wen ... discuss

The Five Holy Wounds of Our Lord Jesus ChristFriday after the Third Sunday of LentIntroit: Philippians ii: 8-9Our Lord Jesus Christ humbled Himself unto death, even unto death upon the Cross: Therefor ... discuss

I stumbled upon a song today that is so beautiful it cannot be described in words. I know Jesus led me to it, as a gift of hope on the anniversary of the day Lily Katherine went HOME to be with Him fo ... discuss

The Most Holy Shroud of Our Lord Jesus ChristFriday after the Second Sunday of LentMass in Some PlacesFrom the pre-1955 Missal  Introit: Philippians ii: 8-9Our Lord Jesus Christ humbled Himself u ... discuss

The Sacred Lance and Nails of Our Lord Jesus ChristFriday after the First Sunday of LentMass Said in Some Places Introit: Ps. xxi: 17-18 et 15They have pierced my hands and my feet: they have numbered ... discuss

TweetBy Emily RyznarDoing this kind of work is the furthest thing from easy. Some days, I find myself sitting in a dark place, overcome by the evil that threatens to engulf me. Some days, I can’t do ... discuss

With the precedent-shattering ruling in Carter v. Canada on Feb. 6, nine robed dictators on the Supreme Court of Canada not only struck down the longstanding ban on physician-assisted suicide in th ... discuss

Saturday of the Fourth Week in Ordinary Time(Click here for readings)by GABY HUNDZAThrough Jesus, therefore, let us continually offer to God a sacrifice of praise - the fruit of lips that openly profe ... discuss

After listening to the President’s National Prayer Breakfast speech where he lamely tried to find any way possible that he could point a finger of blame at Christianity instead of keeping his at ... discuss

by Neil McCabe, Townhall.com Less than two weeks after Rep. Renee Ellmers (R.-N.C.) sabotaged the expected passage of the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, 69 percent of North Carolina Republ ... discuss

Pro-Choice journalist Robin Marty was invited to the Walk for Life in Washington, D.C. by Jill Stanek to see what it is pro-life people do at these events. She wasn't infiltrating; she wasn't pre ... discuss

Today is the 42nd anniversary of the Supreme Court decision that struck down all state prohibitions against abortion. Within two years of that verdict—in 1975, the year I was born—the ann ... discuss

Today is the 42nd anniversary of the Supreme Court decision that struck down all state prohibitions against abortion. Within two years of that verdict—in 1975, the year I was born—the ann ... discuss

On Jan. 22, 1973, the U.S. Supreme Court decided Roe v. Wade and its companion case, Doe v. Bolton. The Court ruled that abortion must be permitted for any reason before fetal viability—and that it ... discuss

This four-day weekend after a high-octane December seems a good opportunity to regale the world with my ruminations.-- 2015 is my 20th year living in Idaho.  That is almost half my life.  Bu ... discuss

Credit:  www.pinterest.comI had an interesting run in with a Catholic blogger recently. The blogger is Paul Anthony Melanson and he has a blog entitled, "La Salette Journey." He wrote a post crit ... discuss

In full disclosure, I should say that I have not seen The Interview, nor do I have any plans to do so. But then again, I haven’t seen Titanic. Do I really need to see a movie to know I wouldn& ... discuss

  Judge says abortion makes incest acceptable  Nancy Flanders It stands to reason that if abortion is viewed as morally and legally correct, other immo ... discuss

The North Carolina Attorney General will appeal a federal appeals court’s ruling striking down a North Carolina law allowing women a chance to see an ultrasound of their unborn child before an a ... discuss

It is the mornOf Christmas    Eve,Scrambled eggs    I cook.Advent's    Sunday,Fourth and lastMost fasting    now forsook.The birds outsideAr ... discuss

In those days a decree went out from Caesar Augustusthat the whole world should be enrolled.This was the first enrollment,when Quirinius was governor of Syria.So all went to be enrolled, each to his o ... discuss

Text: Luke 1:26-38Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.In today’s Gospel reading we hear that the Angel Gabriel came to Mary in order to foretell the comin ... 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

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

iv> Standard Podcast [ 10 min. 25 sec. | 4.89 MB ] Play NowPlay in Popup | Download Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. I: Ordinary: 658 Proper of Seasons: 283 Psalter: Tuesday, Wee ... discuss

In the midst of the Brittany Maynard media mania, it struck me how prophetic Jack Kevorkian was about how deeply the culture of death would subsume the culture of the West. So, I took to the pages of ... discuss

That awful December 7th, 73 years ago, was also a Sunday.  At a stroke, the lives of millions were turned upside down and changed forever.A Japanese camera captured that stroke on the morning of ... discuss

A key new Jersey state senator is essentially censoring pro-life opponents of a bill legalizing assisted suicide and preventing them from offering testimony against the legislation when it comes up fo ... discuss

Houston has struck out 56 times in the first four games. That's 12 more than any team to open the season. Even if they strike out only four times tonight they will STILL have more K's to open the seas ... discuss

My message to our state representative regarding today's vote on HF1054:On behalf of the four voters in our home, including me, I ask that you vote against this bill for a variety of reasons.First, an ... discuss

The traditional end of the Christmas season has come and gone with the Feast of the Epiphany yesterday. Upon reflecting on the season of Advent and Christmas, one of my favorite moments of this past s ... discuss

An Easter reflection for you: The Person which assumed human nature was not created, as is the case of all other persons. His Person was the pre-existent Word or Logos. His human nature on the other h ... discuss

As I stepped on the scale for my morning weigh in, I found myself perturbed at the results. My immediate response was "stupid scale!" rather than the more appropriate "stupid bad choice".I thought abo ... discuss

I think my favorite person there was the guy on a box outside the Sculpture Garden singing "If you want to be happy for the rest of your life, never make a pro-choice woman your wife. From my personal ... discuss

Roby Brock rudely breaks news on my turf today – internal Republican Party of Arkansas gossip. Who does he think he is – a professional journalist or something? Anyway, according to Roby, current ... discuss

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ADF, allied groups challenge law that requires pro-life centers to post signs designed to deter women Thursday, October 06, 2011. ADF attorney sound bite:  Matt Bowman AUSTIN ... discuss

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Thursday, October 6, 2011 AUSTIN, TX – Today, attorneys with the Texas Center for Defense of Life (www.TCDL.org), Law of Life Project in Washington, DC (www.lawoflifep ... discuss

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — 6:00 P.M. EST, November 10, 2011 — Signs of hope in Austin: In exchange for Suspension of A Pending Civil Rights Action Against it, the City of Austin Offers to Suspend Enf ... discuss

President Bush's remarks at the National Prayer Breakfast on 2 Feb 2006.THE PRESIDENT: Thank you all. Please be seated. (Applause.) Thanks for the warm welcome. Laura and I are delighted to be here. T ... discuss

Presidential HallEisenhower Executive Office BuildingTHE PRESIDENT: Thank you all. Please be seated. Good afternoon, and welcome to the White House. It is a pleasure to be with so many fine community ... discuss

TO THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES:I am returning herewith without my approval H.R. 810, the "Stem Cell Research Enhancement Act of 2005."Like all Americans, I believe our Nation must vigorously pursue t ... discuss

I took vacation days before the Thanksgiving break to enjoy an entire week of vacation. Enjoyment for me includes reading big and difficult books. This week I read the final installment of Rick Atkins ... discuss

In a tragic case out of Pennsylvania, an expectant mother was his by a vehicle and killed while she was standing outside a drug store. Thankfully, doctors were able to save her unborn baby, who was bo ... discuss

Today, November 27, is the Feast of Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal. Devotion to and wearing of the Miraculous Medal is second to the Rosary in popularity among traditional Catholic devotions.History ... discuss

Text:  Luke 17:11-19Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.During this time of year millions of people are making trips to gather together with family and frie ... discuss

Note: A review copy of this film was provided to me in exchange for a review. I thank especially the film’s executive producer, Bryan Storkel, for working to make sure I received this documentar ... discuss

I often find that, from Sunday to Sunday, I am struck by different moments in our church service. Last week, my husband and I made a short autumn getaway to Vermont (referred to simply as “God’s C ... discuss

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ADF, allied groups challenge law that requires pro-life centers to post signs designed to deter women Thursday, October 06, 2011. ADF attorney sound bite:  Matt Bowman AUSTIN ... discuss

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Thursday, October 6, 2011 AUSTIN, TX – Today, attorneys with the Texas Center for Defense of Life (www.TCDL.org), Law of Life Project in Washington, DC (www.lawoflifep ... discuss

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — 6:00 P.M. EST, November 10, 2011 — Signs of hope in Austin: In exchange for Suspension of A Pending Civil Rights Action Against it, the City of Austin Offers to Suspend Enf ... discuss

Dear Johnboy,Forget WWJD, you need to figure out WWJH, Who Would Jesus Hate. Because there are some verses in the Bible, Old and New Testaments, that declare God's hatred for some people. In fact Jesu ... discuss

This will be the last in this series, as the author, Brandon Christen, has indicated this is his last part. He seems to have forgotten his desire to respond to the argument from ageism, but I guess we ... discuss

Wow.  What an awesome article by Nicole Smith at  the American Center for Law and Justice.  The Culture of Death really does come down to Selfishness v Selflessness.  Our ultimate ... discuss

Credit:  www.pinterest.comThe only way to advance rapidly in the path of love is to remain always very little. That is what I did, and now I can sing with our holy Father, St. John of the Cross: ... discuss

I thought I would bring this blog out of dormant status to report the following…: It appears that one of my postings about a well-known Fundamentalist Baptist fraud must have struck a nerve! Her ... discuss

I am currently reading through a book called Who Killed Homer?: The Demise of Classical Education and the Recovery of Greek Wisdom by Victor Davis Hanson and John Heath. In the book they make the ... discuss

Now that things are (hopefully) calming down in Ferguson, with the help of appropriately attired Highway patrol officers, I think it’s time to come up with a better term for the use of military ... discuss

A doctor who failed to spot the symptoms of cervical cancer in a young woman eight times in four years faces being struck off.Dr Navin Shankar told Nikki Sams her health problems were 'nothing serious ... 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

Not that I’m really eleven on my own, anyway, it’s more like six now.  Eight still live here, true, but they have jobs and licenses and college and they pretty much buy their own stuff, a ... discuss

Note: All of the quotes below come from my personal books and are not copy and paste from some other blog. Please feel free to use them, for they are not mine, but- a link back would sure be appreciat ... discuss

Battlefield Mass: Korean WarWhen I saw For Greater Glory a couple of years ago, I was struck by the scenes showing the Cristeros at worship in their desert hideaways.  The priest at the alta ... discuss

If we are to pinpoint the moment of beginning of personhood that has the best scientific grounding, out of all the moments that are candidates, that will certainly be the beginning of the single-cell ... discuss

Note: All of the quotes below come from my personal books and are not copy and paste from some other blog. Please feel free to use them, for they are not mine, but- a link back would sure be appreciat ... discuss

Glenn Beck Ratings worst numbers since joining Fox News Fantastic News! “Four more radio stations drop Glenn Beck” “The New York Times” on Monday reported that Fox News executives are “ ... discuss

Chicago Crime Roundup Monday March 21, 2011 Man dies in drive-by shooting A 22-year-old man died Saturday after being gunned down in a drive-by shooting in the Garfield Park neighborhood on the West S ... discuss

Chicago Crime Roundup 3 – 12 – 2011 Suspect Arrested, Squad Car Crashes In SW Side Shooting « CBS Chicago A suspect was arrested Friday night after allegedly shooting at a 43-year-old man on the ... discuss

StreetWisePundit’s Chicago Crime Roundup Burglary suspect with knife shot by cops A Chicago police officer shot and wounded a 36-year-old man who police say lunged at the officer with a knife early ... discuss

Japan has lifted the tsunami warning following today’s 7.4 magnitude earthquake. News from The Associated Press Japan’s meteorological agency says it has lifted a tsunami warning for the northeas ... discuss

The Supreme Court has struck down a Massachusetts law that created a "buffer zone" around the state's abortion clinics. The law prevented sidewalk counsellors from adequately providing access to incom ... discuss

Sticks and stones may break my bones, but names will never hurt me. So the childhood saying goes. But I found it to be hollow, when I was teased as a child. Names hurt. The ridicule of man has an ... discuss

Summer Leisure Reading: Some of these are the sorts of books I categorize under my Kindle as ‘Mama Reads.’ Because these are titlest that are free due to being in the public domain, they a ... discuss

Morgan Geyser and Anissa Weier are 12-year-old girls.Morgan GeyserAnissa WeierThey've been charged as adults, accused of stabbing another 12-year-old girl, 19 times! Geyser and Weier are accused of pl ... discuss

The Cuyahoga Medical Examiner’s Office ruled today that a young woman died from complications due to a legal abortion she obtained at a Cleveland abortion clinic earlier this year. Wilson, 22, d ... discuss

In light of the USDA's takeover of Lunch Lady Land, we discuss James Madison's argument in Federalist 45 that the sum total of power granted to the national government in the Constitution would not en ... discuss

G. K. Chesterton once wisely remarked that “there is a great deal of difference between an eager man who wants to read a book and a tired man who wants a book to read.” It may be true that ... discuss

Field of Dreams turns twenty-five this year. I can vividly remember the first time I saw it in the theater. I cried at the end because it had managed to really touch a nerve. I had gone in having ... discuss

by Ben Johnson PORTLAND, OR, May 19, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – An openly gay U.S. district judge, who was appointed by Barack Obama, has struck down Oregon's constitutional marriage protecti ... discuss

Kermit Gosnell, Pearl Gosnell, Elizabeth HamptonSherry West, Adrine Moton, Tina BaldwinSteven Massof, Maddline Joe, Elleen O’NeilMost people, when confronted with the Kermit Gosnell scandal, can not ... discuss

I will deliver them out of the hand of death. I will redeem them from death: O death, I will be thy death; O hell, I will be thy bite... Osee (Hosea) 13:14 (Douay-Rheims translation)Because Chris ... discuss

I just got back from a retreat in Austin given by Mobile Loaves and Fishes an organization that works to feed and rehome the homeless, and at the sametime create relationships between them and MLFs vo ... discuss

The following is a guest article.  The Noah movie was directed by an atheist who has produced the least Biblically accurate movie ever put on the big screen.Darren Aronofsy's "Noah" is a masterwo ... discuss

by John Jalsevac CLEARWATER, FL., March 14, 2005 (LifeSiteNews.com) - On Saturday a rally of over three-hundred of Terri Schiavo’s most die-hard supporters heard the first-hand account of the su ... discuss

Dear Friends, Family, Readers, Loved Ones, Donors to Our Mission and Curious Bystanders,If you have been a friend, cyber or otherwise, for any length of time, you know that our family made an enormous ... discuss

FROM THE PASTORMarch 2, 2014by Fr. George W. Rutler Joseph Stalin was responsible for the deaths of around 20 million men, women and children by massacres, torture, starvation and execution. Figures ... discuss

Todd Starnes (Fox News) writes the following about the ongoing situation in Crimea:Breaking News: Secretary of State Kerry warns Russia of grave consequences if they invade the Ukraine. Russia respond ... discuss

by Monsignor Robert Hugh BensonI 1st heard of this book after Papa Francesco  mentioned this book in 18 November 2013 homily at his daily Mass. The Pope says that Benson speaks in the book of the ... discuss

RALEIGH – The governor of North Carolina has expressed his opposition to appealing a recent ruling that struck down the state’s requirement that women obtain an ultrasound prior to having ... discuss

SDPB: "The State Senate Judiciary Committee struck down a bill aiming to protect clergy from performing gay marriages against their will. Proponents say the bill makes a necessary political statement, ... discuss

Indianapolis Star: "A federal court has struck down an Indianapolis ordinance limiting the hours of adult bookstores, the latest in a decades-long series of local regulatory and law enforcement maneuv ... discuss

I have long been struck by the beauty of Paul’s prose in chapter 13 expressing Christianity in terms of Platonism centuries before Augustine. Of course I have the advantage of speaking E ... discuss

AZ Capitol Times: "Formally published today — the precursor to enforcement — these rules are what’s left of a 2012 law which also sought to ban abortions at 20 weeks. While that part was struck ... discuss

The Wild Goose CaseBack in March of 2013 Tony Massey and myself, Jo Scott, were accused of "following" Christa Pryor, the wife of Jim Pryor, Planned Parenthood's head security guard.  With me at ... discuss

Deseret News: "Supporters of traditional marriage rallied support Thursday for three bills that would respond to a December federal court ruling that struck down Utah's voter-approved ban on same-sex ... discuss

President Barack Obama has reaffirmed his support for Roe v. Wade, the 1973 Supreme Court decision that struck down state laws protecting unborn human life. Since 1973, over 56.6 ... Original PostingR ... discuss

The Oklahoman: "Rep. Mike Turner, R-Edmond, on Tuesday said he filed the measure, House Joint Resolution 1076, in anticipation that the state’s current constitutional ban on gay marriage would be st ... discuss

An Obama-appointed judge struck down a portion of the state’s ultrasound law Friday that required the abortionist to describe to the woman what was displayed on the ultrasound, reports LifeSiteNews. ... discuss

Utah was sued by same-sex couples who married after a federal judge struck down the state's ban on Dec. 20 and were denied marital benefits while Utah appeals the decision, the American Civil Libertie ... discuss

by Colin Kerr RALEIGH, NC, January 20, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – An Obama-appointed judge struck down a portion of the state’s ultrasound law Friday that required the abortionist to descri ... discuss

A federal judge on Friday struck down a 2011 North Carolina law requiring abortion providers to perform an ultrasound and explain it to a woman before having an abortion, arguing it violated the const ... discuss

I’m reading through Augustine’s City of God with a fantastic group on Facebook. Augustine wrote the book about 1,600 years ago, but I’m continually struck by how applicable his ins ... discuss

On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court decided not to hear an appeal in the case of an Arizona abortion ban that was struck as unconstitutional by the 9th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals last year. Pro-abort ... discuss

Pope Francis' call for a truce notwithstanding, the culture war rages on in America. Last week, a Utah judge struck down part of the state's anti-polygamy law, clearing the way for men to marry mu ... discuss

  Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court decided not to hear an appeal in the case of an Arizona abortion ban that was struck as unconstitutional by the 9th Circuit U.S. Cou ... discuss

GREENSBORO, N.C. – A federal judge appointed by Barack Obama has struck down North Carolina’s ultrasound law as unconstitutional and potentially psychologically harmful to pregnant women. ... discuss

A federal judge Friday afternoon struck down a pro-life law in North Carolina allowing women a chance to see an ultrasound of their unborn baby before considering an abortion. The law faced a lawsuit ... discuss

(LONDON DAILY MAIL) This is the staggering moment that the 100-foot tall statue of Jesus that towers over Rio de Janeiro was hit by lightning. The Christ the Redeemer statue was struck in the early ho ... discuss

OKLAHOMA CITY– A federal judge appointed by then-President Bill Clinton has struck down Oklahoma’s same-sex ‘marriage’ ban as unconstitutional. U. S. District Judge Terence Ker ... discuss

  By Jennifer Popik, JD, Robert Powell Center for Medical Ethics Judge Nan G. Nash On Monday, Judge Nan G. Nash of the Second District Court in Albuquerque struck the decades-old New Mexico law w ... discuss

Associated Press: "A federal judge on Tuesday struck down Oklahoma's gay marriage ban, saying it violates the U.S. Constitution, but immediately stayed the effects of the ruling." Original PostingRead ... discuss

  Judge Nan G. Nash WASHINGTON – Last night, Judge Nan G. Nash of the Second District Court in Albuquerque struck the decades-old New Mexico law which protected the state’s citizens from assi ... discuss

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to hear an appeal to a lower court ruling that struck down Arizona’s 20-week abortion ban as unconstitutional. Without explanation, the cou ... discuss

Pope Francis: Abortion Kills Children “Who Will Never See the Light of Day” Pope Francis today spoke out strongly against the abortion culture, saying abortion is part of the same “throwaway ... discuss

Gov. Chris Christie Alan Caruba, Contributing Author: I watched the 107 minute press conference by New Jersey Governor Chris Christie on Thursday, but I must admit that I almost fell asleep towards t ... discuss

The Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear Arizona's appeal of a lower-court ruling that declared unconstitutional a state law banning abortions beginning at 20 weeks of fetal gestation, m ... discuss

by Ben Johnson WASHINGTON, D.C., January 13, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The U.S. Supreme Court has decided not to review a lower court ruling that struck down an Arizona law banning abortions aft ... discuss

There were no wild celebrations by the polygamous family that stars in the TLC reality TV show Sister Wives when a federal judge in Utah struck down key parts of the state's polygamy laws.Kody Brown a ... discuss

Today’s Gospel: Matthew 3:13-17 When I consider Jesus’ baptism, I’m always struck by John’s protest. ”I need to be baptized by you, and yet you are coming to me?” ... discuss

by Thaddeus Baklinski OTTAWA, January 10, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) - The recent decision by the Supreme Court which struck down laws against prostitution as unconstitutional puts Canada at risk of beco ... discuss

by Ben Johnson SALT LAKE CITY, January 8, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Now that the U.S. Supreme Court has halted gay “marriage” in Utah, the governor has moved to vigorously enforce st ... discuss

Utah is unable to reach a legal conclusion about the validity of gay marriages performed since a judge struck down the state's ban on them last month, the state's attorney general said. Original Posti ... discuss

NPR: It may have been "the gayest year ever," as some gay and lesbian activists put it — 2013 saw the Defense of Marriage Act struck down by the Supreme Court and the number of states offering marri ... discuss

The Hill: The Pentagon is moving to finalize a new military identification policy in response to last year's Supreme Court's ruling that struck down the longstanding ban on federal benefits for gay co ... discuss

Dan Peterson at Patheos: I remarked the other day that, in the ongoing debate about same-sex “marriage,” I’ve been struck by how rarely — at least in my reading — advocates of SSM mention th ... discuss

In those days a decree went out from Caesar Augustusthat the whole world should be enrolled.This was the first enrollment, when Quirinius was governor of Syria.So all went to be enrolled, each to his ... discuss

A U.S. federal judge struck down a portion of Utah's bigamy laws as unconstitutional on Friday, siding with a reality television star and his four wives. Polygamy is illegal in all 50 states. But Utah ... discuss

A federal judge on Friday struck down a key portion of Utah's bigamy laws as unconstitutional, siding with a reality television star and his four wives. Polygamy is illegal in all 50 states. But ... discuss

I was trying out a new search engine the other day. Actually, it was a digital library, and it is pretty cool. You should check it out. It’s part of the Digital Library Project, and is called Ha ... discuss

Death of woman following Marie Stopes abortion in Britain “raises major questions”, says Pro Life Campaign The Pro Life Campaign has said the tragic death of a woman from Ireland after underg ... discuss

BREAKING NEWS: THE MEDIA DID NOT TELL YOU. The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals - the second most influential bench in the land behind the Supreme Court - ruled 2-1 in favor of 'BUSINESS OWNERS' who are ... discuss

Austin, Texas, Oct 29, 2013 / 05:42 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A ban on abortions when an unborn baby can feel pain took effect in Texas today, one day after a federal judge blocked other new restrictions o ... discuss

As might be expected, today’s abortion news feed was a clean sweep for Texas. All ten headlines carried stories of yesterday’s judicial ruling—which blocked some of Texas’ new ... discuss

As might be expected, today’s abortion news feed was a clean sweep for Texas. All ten headlines carried stories of yesterday’s judicial ruling—which blocked some of Texas’ new ... discuss

by Fr. Gregory Jensen - As a pastor, I’ve been struck by the hostility, or at least suspicion, that some Orthodox Christians reveal in their discussions of private property. While there are no doubt ... discuss

AUSTIN – A federal judge appointed by then-President George H.W. Bush has struck down portions of a new Texas abortion law, declaring the regulations an unconstitutional and “undue burden& ... discuss

Links of interest rounded up daily. In today's edition, the nanny state strikes again, advice from a father to son, twenty years of leadership, and more.******************Dr. Albert Mohler reflects on ... discuss

Christianity, before being a moral or an ethic, is the event of love, it is the acceptance of the Person of Jesus.Pope Benedict XVII love the Traditional Latin Mass, which in many circles defines me a ... discuss

Saw this on Twitter today: To understand life, we must look to children. To understand children, we must look to marriage. To understand marriage, we must look to God. — Mark Hart (@LT_TheBiblegeek) ... discuss

As I stepped on the scale for my morning weigh in, I found myself perturbed at the results. My immediate response was "stupid scale!" rather than the more appropriate "stupid bad choice". I thought ... discuss

I think my favorite person there was the guy on a box outside the Sculpture Garden singing "If you want to be happy for the rest of your life, never make a pro-choice woman your wife. From my personal ... discuss

America Magazine ran an opinion piece on clericalism from a young monk who thinks his fellow young priests are too clericalist. That engendered some impassioned responses, which you can find linked at ... discuss

Looking for comments on the Club for Growth from traditionalist conservative and Christian perspectives, I came across this piece on the bargain struck between libertarians and traditionalists. TAC re ... discuss

Very helpful thoughts here, especially number 5, as it hits on the tension many smaller congregations feel to keep up with the larger congregations–sometimes mega churches–up the road. The ... discuss

Deacon Greg Kandra’s most recent blog post, has kicked up some hornets in the Catholic blogging world. I think that in the ever striving quest for politeness, sometimes people lose sight of what ... discuss

Remembering Tom Shackleton   Tom was my big brother.   At various times growing up, he saved me from drowning, tried to explain how cars worked, tried to teach me how to box (mostly by teaching ... discuss

It looks like this blog post really struck a sensitive chord, no? And here is the tirade from a certain Dean Laum of the Archdiocese of Manila.  He actually deleted some of his comments and I ... discuss

How to interpret the prophecy of Daniel chapters 2 and 7 through 12 is one of the keys to understanding some difficult passages in the New Testament, namely Matthew 24, otherwise known as the Mount o ... discuss

I may not be a Roman Catholic, but my interest was certainly piqued last week when I read of Pope Francis’ assertion that the church has become overly “obsessed” with the issue of a ... discuss

I may not be a Roman Catholic, but my interest was certainly piqued last week when I read of Pope Francis’ assertion that the church has become overly “obsessed” with the issue of a ... discuss

I think there are many approaches to this question. Think of how Jesus taught in a way to capture the hearts and minds of those who followed Him. He told stories."Once there was a man traveling along ... discuss

I received an obviously well-thought out comment from a reader on an older post that I wish could have been on a different post (it was left on Gay Marriage: The Irony of Liberal Intolerance from ba ... discuss

Can chaplains committed to historic biblical Christianity serve in the United States military? That question, though inconceivable to our nation’s founders, is now front and center, and the answ ... discuss




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