Topic: suffer

When Adam was born, his future was very grim. The baby boy was born in India with severe physical defects, and his birth parents abandoned him. Some people called him a curse. Even after hospital staf ... discuss

Phyllis Schlaflyby Phyllis Schlafly: Toward the end of the eighth Republican presidential debate, the moderators introduced a new subject which has been absent from stump speeches and ignored in the ... discuss

(c. 480 - 543) was born in Italy, she was the twin sister of Benedict of Nursia.Gregory the Great, in his Dialogues, tells us that she was a nun and leader of a community for women at Plombariola abou ... discuss

(Previously) Some of this has absolutely no bearing on today, at least not in the U.S. Some of it presents useful principles and ideas.  The illustrations are mostly advertisements I found in a 1920 ... discuss

The Washington Post sided with abortion activists this week as they push to legalize abortion in the midst of the Zika virus scare in South America. Many believe the virus is linked to a huge increase ... discuss

By Micaiah Bilger The Washington Post sided with abortion activists this week as they push to legalize abortion in the midst of the Zika virus scare in South America. Many believe the virus is linke ... discuss

ATLANTA (AP) — Coca-Cola's global soda volume rose in the fourth quarter, even though Diet Coke continued to suffer declines. ... discuss

Just came across this quote from St Louis Marie De Monforts \"Friends of the Cross. In this day and age it struck me how it truly is a call to us. As we begin lent I pray I become a better friend to J ... discuss

Transfiguration Day, (February 7, 2016) Luke 9:28–36 TITLE: “Changed” Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord, Jesus Christ. Amen. Our text for today is the Gospel just read fro ... discuss

Parent’s Review, volume 19, no. 10, October, 1908 NATURE STUDY IN THE HOME (Lecture delivered to the Bolton Branch of the P.N.E.U. by the Rev. A. Thornsley, M.A., F.L.S. Nature Study the Childre ... discuss

To paraphrase C.S. Lewis, a tyranny imposed for our own good is the worst form of tyranny because it is a tyranny without limits. All who love liberty must therefore oppose mandatory depression screen ... discuss

Four hundred years ago, Our Lady of Good Success appeared to a Spanish nun, Sr. Mariana de Jesus Torres,  in Quito, Ecuador and warned about a crisis in the Church arising at the end of the 19th ... discuss

 Making suicide easier – and no one takes noticeBy Paul Russell, Director, Hope Australia “The reality is, a portion of our population will suicide and I don’t think we should ma ... discuss

This week a committee of scientists and ethicists have recommended to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) that they approve three-parent embryo techniques for use in IVF in the United States. The c ... discuss

By Rebecca Taylor This week a committee of scientists and ethicists have recommended to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) that they approve three-parent embryo techniques for use in IVF in the ... discuss

. . . Stimulation of growth through a corporate tax-rate cut!by Stephen Moore and Larry Kudlow and Arthur Laffer: Everyone’s blaming the oil price collapse and China’s sliding economy, for the ro ... discuss

As I just wrote, the world economy is in the dumper. Well, this here might be why; via HotAir.com: Looks like the 2015Q4 GDP results told a broader story than some credited. The Associated Press call ... discuss

This week a committee of scientists and ethicists have recommended to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) that they approve three-parent embryo techniques for use in IVF in the United States. ... discuss

By Micaiah Bilger Babies with the brain disorder microcephaly deserve the same right to life as everyone else, Catholic authorities told South American countries this week as they work to curb the sp ... discuss

Babies with the brain disorder microcephaly deserve the same right to life as everyone else, Catholic authorities told South American countries this week as they work to curb the spread of the Zika vi ... discuss

St. Agatha by CaravaggioSt. Agatha, one of the early Roman martyrs, lived during a time of tremendous sexual immorality. What is known of her is from the tradition of the Church. Wealthy and renowned ... discuss

Sao Paulo, Brazil, Feb 5, 2016 / 12:08 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In the wake of the Zika virus outbreak in the Americas, one woman born with microcephaly – which is suspected to be linked to Zika  ... discuss

The saint of the day for February 5 is St. Agatha, the patroness of those who suffer from breast cancer.Agatha was born in Sicily, the daughter of rich and pious parents. At a young age, she consecrat ... discuss

by Dalan McEndree: In recent days, signs of a possible breakthrough in the year-long stand-off between Russia and Saudi Arabia on crude production strategy have emerged. Saudi Arabia, OPEC's dominant ... discuss

By Mary Guzman This past October, my fourteen year-old son was diagnosed with melanoma cancer. Yet his story of deliverance begins many years ago—in fact, before he was even born. Mary Guzman with ... discuss

This past October, my fourteen year-old son was diagnosed with melanoma cancer. Yet his story of deliverance begins many years ago—in fact, before he was even born. Mary Guzman with her son Damien, ... discuss

She published an article in a peer-reviewed journal arguing that taking away the right to conscientious objection is a great idea.Here's my question.What academic credentials does she hold for he ... discuss

This past October, my fourteen year-old son was diagnosed with melanoma cancer. Yet his story of deliverance begins many years ago—in fact, before he was even born. Mary Guzman with her son Damien, ... discuss

This from Occupy Democrats: This from the Unites States Founding Fathers: When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected ... discuss

By Andrew Bair Hillary Clinton’s support for abortion is longstanding and unwavering. But many Americans may be surprised to learn just how extreme her position is. Here are 10 times so far in ... discuss

Hillary Clinton’s support for abortion is longstanding and unwavering. But many Americans may be surprised to learn just how extreme her position is. Here are 10 times so far in the 2016 campaign th ... discuss

By Conor Beck In 2014, the British government reported 12 late-term unborn babies were aborted simply because they had Down syndrome. This disturbing statistic is prompting one mother of a boy with ... discuss

In 2014, the British government reported 12 late-term unborn babies were aborted simply because they had Down syndrome. This disturbing statistic is prompting one mother of a boy with the condition to ... discuss

 10 Times Hillary Clinton Revealed How Extreme She is on AbortionBy Andrew Bair Pro-abortion Hillary ClintonHillary Clinton’s support for abortion is longstanding and unwavering. Bu ... discuss

Duly Noted by George Handlery Medial Anesthetics: Lies, Distortions, Cover-ups and Self-Censorship. Repeatedly, Duly Noted has claimed that advanced-country political systems are undergoing changes. E ... discuss

Washington D.C., Feb 3, 2016 / 03:44 am (CNA/EWTN News).- A current proposal by a federal agency has raised concerns that doctors may be punished for believing that there are only two genders, rooted ... discuss

A scientific researcher who has been studying the Zika virus and its possible link to brain abnormalities in babies says legalized abortion hindered his research. The mosquito-borne virus, a growing c ... discuss

By Micaiah Bilger A scientific researcher who has been studying the Zika virus and its possible link to brain abnormalities in babies says legalized abortion hindered his research. The mosquito-born ... discuss

By Micaiah Bilger Ana Carolina Caceres may look like an average 24-year-old. A recent college graduate, she is a journalist and blogger. She also plays the violin. But when she was born, doctors bel ... discuss

Ana Carolina Caceres may look like an average 24-year-old. A recent college graduate, she is a journalist and blogger. She also plays the violin. But when she was born, doctors believed Caceres would ... discuss

Vatican City, Feb 2, 2016 / 05:59 am (CNA/EWTN News).- As the Chinese New Year approaches, Pope Francis has granted an interview to Hong Kong’s Asia Times in which he touches on an array of topi ... discuss

Contact: Dave Heyl, 314-239-8857, dave57heyl@gmail.com ST. LOUIS, Mo., Feb. 1, 2016 /Christian Newswire/ -- "Depression is the unwanted guest in the lives of an estimated 350 million people worldwid ... discuss

Washington D.C., Feb 1, 2016 / 04:56 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Kalief Browder was 16 years old when he entered the notorious Rikers Island prison in New York, awaiting trial for allegedly stealing a backpa ... discuss

Contact: Dave Heyl, 314-239-8857, dave57heyl@gmail.com ST. LOUIS, Mo., Feb. 1, 2016 /Christian Newswire/ -- "Depression is the unwanted guest in the lives of an estimated 350 million people worldwid ... discuss

Today, February 1 is the feast of St. Brigid of Ireland, a fifth century convert to Christianity, who was inspired by the preaching of St Patrick. As an abbess and Catholic nun, she founded a double m ... discuss

What are you believing about God right now? Do you have hard thoughts of God? Or do you believe your heavenly Father is filled with love and tender feelings for you? Do you believe he delights in you ... discuss

On the last day of 2015 the longest serving member of President Obama’s Cabinet, Arne Duncan, quietly stepped down from his official position as what the Washington Post called “the most powerful ... discuss

The Collect.O LORD God, who seest that we put not our trust in any thing that we do; Mercifully grant that by thy power we may be defended against all adversity; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.Th ... discuss

Vatican City, Jan 31, 2016 / 05:50 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On Sunday Pope Francis said that it’s the weak and vulnerable who are most valuable in God’s eyes, and stressed that it’s alwa ... discuss

Can you imagine a pastor/teacher that doesn’t have any good things to say-ever? Of course not! They wouldn’t last five minutes. Having some good things to say does not qualify anyone for ministry. ... discuss

by Mackenzie Mulligan – That is the question for the ages. The suffering of bad people, of evil people, is (for some) an easier question. There is a notion of cosmic reparation, whether of imper ... discuss

(19 November 1600 – 30 January 1649) was King of England, King of Scotland and King of Ireland from 27 March 1625 until his execution.Charles famously engaged in a struggle for power with the Parlia ... discuss

From The American ConservativeBy Rod Dreher Not The Onion:Nearly 500 years ago, Martin Luther nailed his 95 theses to the door of a German church, beginning the Protestant Reformation that led mi ... discuss

In the age of Black Lives Matter and the social expectation to support its agenda or be slandered as racist, Christian contributions to racial reconciliation should approach this issue carefully. Raci ... discuss

The Archdiocese of Washington DC asked me to deliver the Delivering the keynote addressto the Adult & Family Rally atSt. Matthew's CathedralWashington, DCkeynote address at Saint Matthew's Cathedral t ... discuss

Much to my dismay, it’s a mixed bag that the ol’ Donald, who, if you have not heard, is running for President, has been in the press lately in the context of American Evangelicalism, of wh ... discuss

It is the healthy sense of right and wrong that liberals want to destroy.Flashback: Abortion KillsMore Black Americans ThanSeven Leading Causes of Death Combined (10/23/2009)by Star Parker: Hous ... discuss

Vatican City, Jan 27, 2016 / 05:40 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On Wednesday Pope Francis renewed his appeal for faithful to put the works of mercy into practice during the jubilee, urging them to open their ... discuss

In the world of celebrity authors, speakers, and pastors, we have pledged our allegiance to people we do not even know. Much of the time we seem willing to follow them without hesitation. This leaders ... discuss

There seems to be a crisis in feminism. While espousing such ideas as equal pay, and a equality with men, there are those who have a downright hatred towards men of any type. Feminism has devolved int ... discuss

By Steven Ertelt As LifeNews reported Monday, a Texas grand jury has ignored the videos exposing a Houston-based Planned Parenthood abortion clinic caught selling aborted baby body parts and has ins ... discuss

As LifeNews reported Monday, a Texas grand jury has ignored the videos exposing a Houston-based Planned Parenthood abortion clinic caught selling aborted baby body parts and has instead indicted the m ... discuss

Reverend John Piper recently wrote an essay advocating Christian pacifism in the face of mortal threats to life and limb. The following is a detailed rebuttal. “As chancellor of Bethlehem Colle ... discuss

All pictures were posted by Papa Mike and NOT American Action News A LOT OF PEOPLE, and not just Republicans, have been waiting finally for an indictment to come down against Planned Parenthood for  ... discuss

(ca. 69- ca. 155) was a Christian bishop of Smyrna (now İzmir in Turkey) in the second century. He died a martyr when he was stabbed and burnt at the stake. Polycarp is recognized as a saint in most ... discuss

By Joe Kral Find the developing series on issues to consider this election season here. In November 2015 the US Bishops approved their latest edition of Forming Consciences for Faithful Citizenship. T ... discuss

Prayer for the Feast of the Conversion of St. Paul O glorious St. Paul, who, from being a persecutor of the Christian name, didst become its most zealous Apostle, and who, to carry the knowledge ... discuss

The feast of St. Blaise is February 3. He is one of fourteen holy helpers and is invoked against throat diseases and against many other illnesses, including: angina, bladder diseases, blisters, coughs ... discuss

The Feast of the Conversion of Saint Paul is a feast celebrated during the liturgical year on January 25, recounting the Conversion of Saul of Tarsus, who after a record of brutalizing and persecuting ... discuss

There are ethical reasons why physicians are instructed to do no harm to their patients.This opinion column was published in the Toronto Sun on Jan 23, 2016.Opinion: Dr Irvin WolkoffAs a doctor, ... discuss

The following article was published by Advocate Daily on January 22, 2016.THugh Scherhe only way for the federal government to bring in an assisted suicide law is to ensure there are adequate protecti ... discuss

By Steven Ertelt Businessman Donald Trump says he is pro-life and wants to de-fund the Planned Parenthood abortion business. He’s vocal on just about every topic and is ready to offer a quip a ... discuss

Businessman Donald Trump says he is pro-life and wants to de-fund the Planned Parenthood abortion business. He’s vocal on just about every topic and is ready to offer a quip at a moment’s ... discuss

 Marching for Life….Every dayBy Melissa Ohden Editor’s note. Melissa Ohden is the survivor of a “failed” saline abortion in 1977. She speaks all over the world including at th ... discuss

This litany seems a good one to remind us that all life, whether or not we can see it in front of our eyes at the moment, is precious.Today is the anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision that made abo ... discuss

In one way, Reagan isn't hard to understand at all: he knew what he believed, meant what he said, and made clear what he intended to do.  He didn't suffer from anxiety or self-doubt.~Jacob Weisbe ... discuss

Yesterday, the Ohio House Health and Aging Committee began hearings on legislation that would require abortion businesses to treat the bodies of aborted babies humanely after the abortion. The bill c ... discuss

By Steven Ertelt Yesterday, the Ohio House Health and Aging Committee began hearings on legislation that would require abortion businesses to treat the bodies of aborted babies humanely after the abo ... discuss

A member of the church told VOL that the inaction and complicity of Bishop White leading to the resignation of Fr. Erdman was a betrayal of trust of the Episcopal Church. The Church seemed to foster a ... discuss

Even if you don’t believe in the sanctity of life, and the authority God has over deciding when life begins and ends, consider the practical application of euthanasia:  If not God, or “fa ... discuss

Weeks ago, I walked into our crisis pregnancy center and witnessed a miracle. I have been volunteering as a counselor for over 7 years now and never before have I seen this. I was honored to see God ... discuss

By Natalie Brumfield Weeks ago, I walked into our crisis pregnancy center and witnessed a miracle. I have been volunteering as a counselor for over 7 years now and never before have I seen this. I w ... discuss

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A senior U.S. diplomat stepped up pressure on China on Wednesday to cooperate on new, tough sanctions meant to make North Korea suffer for a recent nuclear test that raised ... discuss

New York City, N.Y., Jan 19, 2016 / 04:49 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A new United Nations report has tried to count the civilian toll of continuing conflict in Iraq, largely at the hands of Islamic State mi ... discuss

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

Son of Athelstan and Wulfgeva, he was known as a pious youth. Studied at the monasteries of Evesham and Petersborough. When Wulfstan was grown, but still a young man, his parents joined separate monas ... discuss

Paul’s First Missionary Journey “Now in the assembly that was at Antioch there were some prophets and teachers: Barnabas, Simeon who was called Niger, Lucius of Cyrene, Manaen the foster broth ... discuss

Weeks ago, I walked into our crisis pregnancy center and witnessed a miracle. I have been volunteering as a counselor for over 7 years now and never before have I seen this miracle. I was honored to s ... discuss

  Ask any person, not your child between the ages of 18 and 25, if they have ever heard of the Nuremburg Trials. 1 in13 might say they have but will not be able to tell you “what” was on trial (n ... discuss

“American Christians, despite their endless blessings, prefer dark talk of late. But humanity as a whole is enjoying unprecedented reduction in extreme poverty, disease, child mortality, and cou ... discuss

source"It changed my life – or he changed my life. I was a teenager when I became a Christian at age 16. For me, this was absolutely revolutionary. It lifted me from a sense of meaninglessness and p ... discuss

 Marine diagnosed with same cancer as Brittany Maynard chose life insteadBy Cassy Fiano JJ HansonWe all know Brittany Maynard’s story by now. The beautiful 29-year-old seemingly had ... discuss

Washington D.C., Jan 17, 2016 / 04:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- An increasingly violent wave of anti-Semitic words and acts in France threatens the very existence of Jewish communities there, one human rig ... discuss

18 January, New Testament Today we celebrate God's blessed revelation to the disciples that Jesus was more than a good man, a holy man, an outstanding teacher, or an awesome miracle worker: Thus, we ... discuss

This reflection is taken from my book, Pro-Life Reflections for Every Day, which is available for purchase at: ProLifeReflectionsForEveryDay.org “Stand firm and immovable, devoting yourselves compl ... discuss

Before the conversion of the Emperor Constantine in 312 AD, back in the days when Christianity was still a persecuted religion, the act of becoming a Christian involved turning one's back on the pursu ... discuss

Milan, Italy, Jan 15, 2016 / 12:04 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The penitential path for three convicted murderers in Italy includes a unique role at Mass: they make the Eucharistic hosts to be consecrated by ... discuss

Semidouble (1955 Calendar): January 16On January 16th, after we have concluded the Octave of the Epiphany but still within the Christmas season (which lasts up until February 2nd), we celebrate the fe ... discuss

Dear Brothers & Sisters in Jesus: This post is about autism. You may have heard of autism. You may even know or have a family member with autism. What Is Autism? Autism is considered a com ... discuss

It comes from the American Prospect: Imagine America without unions. This shouldn’t be hard. In much of America unions have already disappeared. In the rest of America they’re battling for their l ... discuss

By Steven Ertelt Pro-abortion Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton thinks we don’t send enough tax money to Planned Parenthood, even though the abortion giant kills more than 320,0 ... discuss

Many politicians are some combination of the following: hypocritical, venal, self-interested, provincial, demagogic, too ideologically rigid, too easily manipulated, not close enough to the people, to ... discuss

Michael J. Perry(Image source: sacbee.com.)On December 30, 2015, economist Mark J. Perry published in his American Enterprise Institute blog Carpe Diem a couple of chartspurporting to show that the Am ... discuss

Time and again we have heard those on the left site their reasons for keeping guns out of the hands of legal citizens of the United States.  Gun violence is at an all-time high, but so is every o ... discuss

A friend of mine, Beth Zimmerman, asked me a couple of years ago to write for her on a group blog that was sharing the about the heroes of the Christian faith and seeking to help people learn about e ... discuss

Each year has meanings and memories, some of those that are personal to each of us and those close to us. In 2015, my sister Mary and my brother Jack passed from this life into eternity and they will ... discuss

IMAGE: A signpost honoring US Highway 61, a north-south route in the Midwest that generally follows the Mississippi River, and is thus a perennial theme in the American blues tradition.Yesterday I tur ... discuss

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Tomorrow we will celebrate the Nativity of the Lord, a truly holy day that is certainly filled with much sentiment for children and adults of all ages, but whose meaning comes from a Child, a newborn ... discuss

Though his work is almost universally known within the English-speaking world, Charles Jennens is virtually unknown. He was a brilliant librettist — a writer of texts to be put to music by other ... discuss

LaRee gives a keynotespeech for the U.S.National Right to LifePrayer Breakfast 2010I am re-posting material that appeared on this blog nearly six years ago. Since that time a number of friends and acq ... discuss

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

Would I even have the courage to die as a martyr for Christ?  Would I have the courage to suffer for Christ in a real and tangible way?  Do I have courage lose my home and incur ridicule for ... discuss

My daughter Chrissy and her friend Mary pray in front of Our Lady. “The real crisis that our world is going through now is not essentially economic or political, but a ‘crisis of God,’” says ... discuss

The debate over abortion has reignited in the United States in recent weeks, in the wake of the Supreme Court’s decision to hear a challenge to a Texas law that places new regulations upon abortion ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - Tony Funderburk - THE Truth in Words And Music Have you ever been in a dark room fumbling to find the light switch? You can’t see a thing, and you know if you don’t turn ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - Tony Funderburk - THE Truth in Words And Music Are you giving your all to God? And what does it mean to give your all? It’s not about money, possessions, and household. It mean ... discuss

Luc Charbonneau has a message for politicians: he wants them to stop pussyfooting around and allow the Quebec Health System to help his son die.His son, Olivier Charbonneau, also known as DJ Cabanon , ... discuss

We are at the end of the 2015 International Day of People with Disabilities. People of good will and those concerned about human rights must resolve to oppose assisted suicide. Why? Because assisted s ... discuss

Claire RaynorEnglish writer and broadcaster Claire Rayner (1931-2010) said: “Only the unloved and unloving escape grief.” That is not entirely true. I will reserve comment about the unloving othe ... discuss

Archbishop Fulton Sheen“A nation always gets the kind of politicians it deserves.  If a time ever comes when the religious Jews, Protestants and Catholics ever have to suffer under a totalita ... discuss

Protesters at Amherst College. (Twitter via Daily Beast)On Thursday, November 12, Amherst College in Amherst, Massachusetts joined the list of institutions that have suffered student protests. Accordi ... discuss

Pentecost 24Mark 13:1-13“Saved in the End”You see this fancy temple? It's toast. You see these tall pillars? They're coming down. The Holy Place? Scrap it. The Holy of Holies? First they'll ... discuss

I had always thought being a busybody meant that you were a gossiper, talking about what other people.  That understanding is also consistent with Scripture."For we hear that there are some which ... discuss

Being Teachers of "Good Things"I have been seeing a lot of "Christian" meetings focusing on the "Women of God", "Women's Destiny" or the more common phrase, "Women's Empowerment".empowerment: the ... discuss

This is a tragic day in British historySPUC was formed in 1966, and 6 years before the Roe v Wade Supreme Court decision declared abortion to be a constitutional right in America, abortion was given w ... discuss

TweetBy Maaike RosendalLast week, nine students and an instructor at a Community College in Oregon were brutally murdered and many others injured by a man who asked them to state their religion. Survi ... discuss

"The woman was arrayed in purple and scarlet, and adorned with gold and precious stones and pearls, having in her hand a golden cup full of abominations and the filthiness of her fornications. And on ... discuss

"And Adam was not deceived, but the woman being deceived was in the transgression." I Timothy 2:14Have you ever wondered about this verse?  I have. When I first read it, I am sure my physical exp ... discuss

A few days ago I went to my bank and found a teller ready and waiting for me.  The sign at his station said “April.”  I said, “Are you April?” He answered “Yes.” ... discuss

This, I’m sure, will be a pretty controversial piece.  As always, the intent of this author is not to be controversial , but where conviction on a matter of biblical truth strikes, I am compell ... discuss

Kim DavisMany Christians who are opposed to the legalization of same sex marriage are looking to Kim Davis - the Rowan County, Kentucky Clerk who refused to give marriage licenses to same sex couples ... discuss

Question: "Do the Orthodox believe in the Atonement?"The concept of atonement is found throughout Scripture, and so of course we Orthodox do believe in it. There was in fact a feast in the Old Testame ... discuss

This is an entirely self-indulgent post that is largely introspective. Should my meandering apply to your own circumstances, I'll be gratified. If not, rest assured that I claim to speak only for my ... discuss

And that's their article title, not mine, but there's a "But" that's leaving me wary. The site is called HealthResearchFunding.org and it's hosted by the National Health Council (NHC) since March 2011 ... discuss

That could have been my child. I already know firsthand what happens in abortion. I know you can see their tiny feet and hands and other body parts. I saw my own boy. I still can remember that day ove ... discuss

Have you ever read something in a footnote that was just too good to leave there? Whether you have or not, I think that this gem buried in Joe Rigney’s book The Things of Earth: Treasuring God ... discuss

Will Americans abort the right to give a damn about anything by not watching over the least of us, the children? "Truly I tell you, whatever you did not do for one of the least of these, you did not ... discuss

Pope Francis hearing a confession.(Image source: catholic.com.)The Catholic doctrines surrounding the Sacrament of Reconciliation (aka Confession, aka Penance) present a challenge to many Protestants, ... discuss

St. Ann, my name saint, is also my patroness for the year 2015.  July 26th is her feast day, so today is the day to begin her novena.  Here is the novena prayer I am saying.Novena Prayer to ... discuss

"Yea doubtless, and I count all things but loss for the excellency of the knowledge of Christ Jesus my Lord: for whom I have suffered the loss of all things, and do count them but dung, that I may win ... discuss

So many stories of Christian Persecution in the news, like the attacks on the bakers and the Bible publisher, and even though churches may be the only "people" protected under the first amendment, the ... discuss

DISCLAIMER: The author cannot speak for every individual who adopts the label “Abolitionist.”Chances are that if you live in the United States of America and haven’t been living in a cave f ... discuss

Half a million attend the March for Life  each year.If you are like me, you are in mourning. Not merely for a battle lost, but for the thousands of misguided souls who may be lost due to the Supr ... discuss

First Things Again, incrementalism, as I have repeatedly defined, is incompatible with Scripture. It is not incompatible with Scripture because of Clinton Wilcox’s heterodox views on Scripture. It ... discuss

Tell me, If there are 4 sheep and one goat, how many sheep are there, if I call the goat a sheep?"Porneia" in Greek, is translated to sexual immorality. You cannot legalize sexual immorality, and not ... discuss

Credit:  salesianity.blogspot.comIn the first part of this post [HERE], I wrote about the crisis in the Catholic Church here in the West in which so many have left the Church in the last 50 years ... discuss

“Bullying the Bully”2nd Sunday after PentecostJune 7th, 2015Messiah Lutheran Church, Keller, TexasMark 3:20-35These scribes had come from Jerusalem, and they were trouble.  Perhaps it was to ... discuss

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

I've been though hell over a lot of my adult life, but I'm lucky.  I still suffer from depression but at the same time it's been pretty minor and manageable. It's hard to change your mind set and ... discuss

but in your hearts honor Christ the Lord as holy, always being prepared to make a defense to anyone who asks you for a reason for the hope that is in you; yet do it with gentleness and respect – ... discuss

Okay, if we’re all done laughing about #SalonChristianitySecrets ….The problem with clickbait headlines is that, all too often, they don’t entice you to read the story. Rather, they become the s ... discuss

It is that time of year when, once again, Churches of all denominations ramp up their hospitality.  One need not look far to find flier invitations for Easter egg hunts, local ads for sunrise service ... 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

As of this writing, it appears that the Indiana state government is taking steps to undermine its own Religious Freedom Restoration Act. According to the Associated Press, Gov. Mike Pence has called f ... discuss

Bosch's Christ Carrying the CrossThe Christological treatises in the Summa Theologica make excellent Lenten reading. If you are looking for something for the short time remaining in Holy Week, I recom ... discuss

The Supreme Court Ruling striking down Canada's laws against assisted suicide is an extreme example of judicial overreach. Major social change like this should always come from elected repre ... discuss

Most of you readers are aware of the fact that, back in 2006, our family welcomed a child into our home from a disrupted adoption.    I detailed the events surrounding that decision and ... discuss

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

There seem to be two camps when it comes to other people's opinion of those of us who foster children. Either they are fully supportive and paint you as a saint lavishing you with the praise you know ... discuss

Today, the last Sunday of the Church year, we reflect on two things: Jesus Christ as our  King and the conclusion of the Year of Faith.  We proclaim Christ King of the universe because He ... discuss

She's brought the "right to die" argument onto the front burner for many folks. Paradoxically, by refusing to kill herself as originally planned she has become an asset for those of us who oppose suic ... 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

Two months ago the Louisiana Supreme Court ruled that a priest in a particular case should break the seal of confession. The priest was ordered to testify if a certain individual went to confession to ... discuss

Central, south and west Phoenix have a unique opportunity this November to elect a genuine pro-life candidate to Congress.  Since 1991 the area - now known as Congressional District 7 - has had t ... discuss

As most of you know, when I was nine I lost my mom to suicide. All of this discussion about Robin Williams has me kind of sad and frustrated with where we are with mental illness in this world. My h ... discuss

It has been a very instructive week since Chick Fil A was observed catering the Houston Women's Clinic. A wonderful young Abolitionist, Caleb Head, tried to speak with the delivery person who actually ... discuss

Choosing the hard path: Athanasius contra mundum.I know it's easy for me to say this.  I also know that what I am about to say will sound harsh.  But I am going to say it anyway.  Those ... discuss

This story is so enraging, yet justice was thankfully served...though many, including myself might rather the disgusting perv was killed. Hopefully he will serve the rest of his life in prison, but un ... discuss

In high school, I did half of my coursework at home through a Catholic home school program. As a freshman, I wrote an essay on why Catholics should pray a daily Rosary. Looking back, I’m not sure w ... discuss

So far in this series on the rapture, we’ve introduced the subject, explained the basic differences between the Pre-Tribulational and Pre-Wrath views of the rapture of the church, and looked at ... discuss

by Ben Johnson SACRAMENTO, CA, May 27, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Since Gov. Jerry Brown signed a sweeping new bill into law last October, the state of California has trained dozens of non-physic ... discuss

My fellow men, may I be perfectly frank?  It's time to man up and grow up!  There is a pandemic in this country of males with adult bodies afflicted with children's minds and spirits.  ... discuss

Two politicians… One is a leader, the other is a natural leader. Lucinda Creighton can have our vote!Lucinda Creighton is a woman who is able to stand up to political bullies when it comes to go ... discuss

Claims of abortions demands by Catholics don’t give a balanced journalistic view on Vatican surveysToday’s reporting about Catholics asserting their right to self determination on Church d ... discuss

There is a video making the rounds of a young woman who filmed her abortion so that people can see there is such a thing as a "positive abortion experience." I am not going to repost it because it is ... discuss

FROM THE PASTORApril 27, 2014 by Fr. George W. Rutler Our Lord kept his promise: “These things I have spoken to you, that my joy may be in you, and that your joy may be full” (John 15:11). Like ... discuss

My new migraine book is out under my pen name so I'd like to share my story about how I used to suffer from migraines. I used to have terrible migraines. I had them almost every day. They we ... discuss

“Fascinating!” “Awesome!” “I loved it!” These are just some of the comments that sum up the reaction of the dozens of teens and adults who attended our TeenSpeak ... discuss

HOMEI need to take a little time for research this week; our next topic, which will appear in the next two weeks, will be dissociation: how it relates to abortion and how it correlates to chronic illn ... discuss

So yesterday we saw that ever since the birth of capitalism, the Popes and also the bishops (in the documents of Vatican II), have not ceased to point out the deficiencies of that economic philosophy. ... discuss

What went wrong?  Why did we lose in Albuquerque's election to ban late-term abortions after 20 weeks? What went right?     Five months ago when the petition was introduced in Albu ... discuss

7 Quick Takes - Hosted at www.conversiondiary.com --- 1 ---I apologize that I have been horrible at blogging lately, I've been horrible at writing lately.  I feel as though I've been horrible a ... discuss

Dearest Ones, Since May of 2013, 206 unborn little ones were brought into the Building For Women in Duluth Minn. for slaughter through abortion. These little ones were enjoying life. They were jumping ... discuss

Pro Life Campaign- National Conference 2013 Energised, focused and organised, the Pro-Life Campaign’s 2013 National Conference in the RDS celebrated the groundswell of public support and moment ... discuss

A friend of mine asked me to review a section of a book called So Why Didn't They Tell Me That In Church by Steven Michael Owens. The section he asked me to comment on is a defense of conditional immo ... discuss

From #57: To those who suffer, God does not provide arguments which explain everything; rather, his response is that of an accompanying presence, a history of goodness which touches every story of suf ... discuss

Diary of Saint Maria Faustina Kowalska: Divine Mercy in My Soul by Faustina Kowalska My rating: 4 of 5 stars Sister Faustina writes her diary as a very frank and open disclosure of visions and locutio ... discuss

Source.From #48: The Gnostics held that there are two kinds of faith: a crude, imperfect faith suited to the masses, which remained at the level of Jesus' flesh and the contemplation of his mysteries; ... discuss

REQUISCAT IN PACE God, whose property is always to have mercy and to spare, we humbly beseech Thee for the soul of thy three servants, which Thou hast called o ... discuss

South Sudan's President Salva Kiir sacks cabinet, including his deputy Riek Machar [1] South Sudan's ousted cabinet barred from entering ministries [2] UK Minister for Africa Mark Simmonds urges ... discuss

Our friend Katie Schuermann over at He Remembers the Barren answered the following question for me.  Well said Katie!Is procreation an intrinsic quality of marriage?July 8, 2013 by Katie Schuerma ... discuss

Late term abortions are the most grotesque abuse of life we can think of, and the House finally is taking the first steps to end abortion abuses. Check out this article printed in LifeNews.com: Hou ... discuss

Whether you ARE pro-choice, or pro-life with "exceptions" or pro-life and wanting to learn more about the cause this article is for you:When the topic of "abortion" is brought up in a conversation it ... discuss

 CAN YOU IMAGINE? Canada is one of the LAST countries in the world to have ZERO restrictions or laws when it comes to abortion. Did you know that? Did you know that a woman can walk into a c ... discuss

Custer went forward. Lemmings go forward. The Light Brigade went forward. And now, in an exquisitely apt marketing move, the incumbent president has chosen "Forward" as the slogan for his re-election ... discuss

II Peter 3:1–7: This is now the second letter that I am writing to you, beloved. In both of them I am stirring up your sincere mind by way of reminder, that you should remember the predictions of th ... discuss

October 28, 2012. Today in the New York Times Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel (Rahm’s brother), a famous bioethicist, wrote a similar column called “Four Myths About Doctor-Assisted Suicide.” W ... discuss

by Jane St. Clair Author of Walk Me to Midnight I wrote “Thirty Logical Reasons to Vote No on Assisted Suicide” when the issue was on the ballot in Washington state.  It’s now on th ... discuss

I share this article because we (health workers or those taking care of our sick loved ones) can be pressured to choose the easy-way-out of tough situations; only to ask ourselves later: did I make th ... discuss

“An inconvenience is an adventure wrongly considered.” G.K. ChestertonRecently, the Department of Health (DoH) in the UK released the statistics of t ... discuss




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