Topic: suffer

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

So I stumbled across the Oatmeal’s smear of Catholicism, and of religion in general. One would think I would learn my lesson about stumbling (particularly into 2-year-old oatmeal). True to form, oat ... discuss

“Land of the pilgrims’ pride,” why do you keep a vigil tonight? For a TV? The latest video game console? A toy for a dear child? Perhaps you have done this before: For tickets to a sporting ... discuss

In the Passion today, the Narrator reads, "So Pilate, wishing to satisfy the crowd, released Barabbas to them and, after he had Jesus scourged, handed him over to be crucified."Isn't pleasing the crow ... discuss

Notes taken from my first read through volume six some 17 years ago- this section of my notes focused on religion and CM Basic principles: According to volume six, and probably every other book, Charl ... discuss

also Sunday of the Passion29 March AD 2015 The Sunday before His crucifixion, our Lord Christ rode into Jerusalem on a donkey. Accompanied by His disciples, He heard the people crying, "Hosanna!" Thi ... discuss

Palm Sunday is a moveable feast in the Christian calendar which falls on the Sunday before Easter. In the Western church it must always fall on one of the 35 dates between March 15 and April 18.The fe ... discuss

 Mother of child with Down syndrome speaks out Editor’s note. This appeared in ClinicQuotes. When tests reveal that preborn babies have ... discuss

The Republicans just don’t get it. The Whitehouse is all theirs for the taking. All they need to do is keep their mouths shut. If you haven’t noticed the liberals run by headlines. And I k ... discuss

Today, the Friday after Passion Sunday, is dedicated to the honor of the Seven Sorrows of the Blessed Virgin Mary (in the Traditional Roman Catholic Calendar from before Vatican II).  This day is ... discuss

This week we walk with Christ into the mystery of evil. Our Blessed Lord knows suffering. All who suffer now... The post The Mystery of Evil appeared first on Catholic Journal. ... discuss

 Why Disability Rights Groups Oppose Assisted Suicide The disability rights community is one of the most vocal opponents of assisted suici ... discuss

 Twisting “art” to justify China’s brutally repressive One-Child Policy By Dave Andrusko We’re out of our home for a few days so w ... discuss

An ambulance was called to South Wind Women’s Center abortion facility in Wichita, Kansas, for a woman experiencing a medical emergency on March 26, 2015. Operation Rescue was notified of the incide ... discuss

Here are just a few new Kindle deals: When Missions Shapes the Mission by David Horner ($0.99); Manhood Restored by Eric Mason ($2.99); Holman Concise Bible Dictionary ($0.99). Dating a N ... discuss

Jerusalem, Israel, Mar 26, 2015 / 02:04 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Nearly a year since taking part in a prayer for Middle East peace in the Vatican Gardens, Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas has been invi ... discuss

by Alan Caruba, Contributing Author: Americans are learning the hard way that the federal government should not be permitted to impose one-size-fits-all standards to education. It was never intended t ... discuss

From left: Peggy Young’s attorney Sharon Gustafson, Peggy Young, AUL General Counsel Ovide Lamontagne outside the Supreme Court following the December 3, 2014 hearing. “The United States ... discuss

A group of pro-life advocates went to the halls of Congress today to ask members of the House of Representatives to hurry their work on repairing a bill to ban abortions after 20 weeks. The measure ha ... discuss

Brethren: Peace be with you. Today we observe the Annunciation of the Lord.From today’s Office of Readings A Reading From a letter by Saint Leo the Great, popeThe mystery of man's reconciliatio ... discuss

Because she's such a threat to society.Witness has the story and photos.There will be no victory without martyrdom. We haven't begun to suffer for fetal rights. ... discuss

by Hans Johnson It has long been known that babies of smoking mothers are often underweight and can suffer from many health problems, but now through ultrasound we can see for ourselves that one is n ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - Christian Songs and Stories - Tony Funderburk - Christian Songs and Stories Today I’m sharing the words and music to a song I wrote back in 1984. It’s called “I Mi ... discuss

When I was growing up and still living with my parents, my family supported ministries based in the USSR, and on our fridge we had a big poster covered in photographs of Russian pastors who we ... 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

The latest issue of The Truth, the newsletter of Les Femmes, is not online at our website yet, but I thought I would post the lead article with footnotes for those concerned about the upcoming Ordinar ... discuss

In his remarkably profound book, Lift Up You Heart, Bishop Fulton Sheen said, “The Cross is the most inescapable reality of life. If we will not accept it outside of ourselves, to pardon us and to h ... discuss

by Wisconsin Right to Life-- "Judge William Conley's decision Friday, overturning Wisconsin's law requiring admitting privileges for abortionists at local hospitals, is detrimental to providing cont ... discuss

By Alex SchadenbergInternational Chair - Euthanasia Prevention CoalitionGodelieva De Troyer died by euthanasia in 2012.An interview with Wim Distelmans, the chairman for the federal euthanasia commiss ... discuss

By Joan Desmond | I suffer, but this suffering has unleashed love into my life in ways that I could have never imagined. -- Seminarian Philip Johnson, in testimony before Connecticut legis ... discuss

Reactions to John Boehner’s re-election as Speaker included scant attention to its implications for representative democracy. There is now no way for a majority of voters to obtain representatives w ... discuss

It’s hard to know where to start with my story — I guess from the beginning.  I was conceived when my mom was raped by an encyclopedia salesman who forced his way into my mom’s mobile home, ... discuss

In a recent article on Yahoo! Parenting, pseudonymous Sophie Horan wrote about her decision to abort her baby who was diagnosed with Down syndrome.  I haven’t been able to stop thinking about thi ... discuss

from the Library of Great Masters, Giotto; Scala/Riverside, page 52 “The inclusion of the Seven Virtues and Seven Vices in the chapel decoration was in accordance with the didactic programme of ... discuss

TweetBy Alanna GomezThe advent of artificial reproductive technologies (ARTs) has wrought some extremely bizarre familial relationships. Case in point- the 24-year old homosexual man in the U.K. who w ... discuss

In exclusive comments to LifeNews.com, Speaker John Boehner says House Republicans are committed to bringing the pro-life bill to ban abortions after 20 weeks back to the House floor for a vote. Repub ... discuss

Every so often an article comes along that is so moving it puts all the extemporaneous analysis and opinion that floods the Internet into the background. “Dear Gay Community: Your Kids Are Hurti ... discuss

Jos, Nigeria, Mar 18, 2015 / 12:08 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis has sent a letter to the bishops of Nigeria telling them not to be discouraged by problems caused by an increase of extremist viole ... discuss

To the Honorable Members of the Connecticut Public Health Committee,Dr Jacqueline HarveyToday I urge you to oppose S.B. 668 and the harm it would bring to the people of Connecticut, especially those w ... discuss

After the South Carolina state House approved a pro-life bill to ban abortions after 20 weeks, because research shows unborn children can feel intense pain, the Senate is next to act. A subcommittee ... discuss

Monday of the Fourth Week of Lent(Click here for readings)By KATIE GROSSThe royal official said to him,“Sir, come down before my child dies.”Jesus said to him, “You may go; your son ... discuss

News Update on recent shooting which injured two police officers in Ferguson. MO: Jeffrey Williams, a 20-year-old Missouri man was arrested Saturday night and is charged with two counts of assault in ... discuss

Rome, Italy, Mar 15, 2015 / 06:49 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In his Sunday Angelus address Pope Francis lamented today’s terrorist attacks against two Christian churches – one of them Catholic & ... discuss

A message that Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger (now the Pope Emeritus) sent to a meeting of the ecclesial movement Communion and Liberation in August 2002. The group was meeting in Rimini, Italy. Every year ... discuss

This is some seriously interesting reading: Few these days will admit to supporting the 2003 Iraq invasion, especially given that we now know that it helped give rise to ISIS. But the forerunner and c ... discuss

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Vote on Pro-Abortion Obama Attorney General Nominee Loretta Lynch Will be Incredibly Close An upcoming vote on pro-abortion President Barack Obama’s Attorney General nominee Loretta Lynch that w ... discuss

Many pro-choice activists know that despite the pro-choice movement’s propaganda that claims abortion is beneficial to women, at least some women suffer from grief and guilt after their abortions. ... discuss

 Clinic escort: We present abortion in the “cheeriest” way By Sarah Terzo Many pro-choice activists know that despite the pro-choice ... discuss

"Not a single soul falls into Hell that has not torn itself out of my arms."Wow! Think of that. God is holding on to you like superglue. Only you can make the decision to tear yourself away ... discuss

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Damascus, Syria, Mar 12, 2015 / 04:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- As the fourth anniversary of the beginning of the Syrian civil war approaches, the head of the Melkite Greek Catholic Church has called for a ... discuss

Today's saint is a great inspiration for those who suffer from poverty and illness, especially young people. She is the patron of the disabled and those who are physically challenged.Seraphina was bor ... discuss

Vatican City, Mar 11, 2015 / 06:08 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The Vatican Secretary of State suggested Wednesday that an ‘office for pontifical mediation’ may established within the ranks of the ... discuss

Ohio legislators today introduced a significant piece of pro-life legislation — the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (H.B. 117 and S.B. 127). The bill prohibits abortions in Ohio at the ... discuss

In Norway, a woman lost her baby after her ex-boyfriend slipped an abortion pill into her smoothie. The man, who remains anonymous, tried to convince his girlfriend on numerous occasions to have an ab ... discuss

Release by Voice of the Family:Cardinal calls for saint-like love in defence of marriage9 March 2015: A prominent Cardinal of the Catholic Church has called for Catholics to imitate the Christian mar ... discuss

Wednesday of the Third Week of Lent(Click here for readings)By BENEDICT AUGUSTINE“However, take care and be earnestly on your guardnot to forget the things which your own eyes have seen,nor let ... discuss

Jerry Cirino, chairman of ClevelandRight to Life, introduces Molly Smith,Cleveland Right to Life president, tospeakers and volunteers at lastweekend's conventionLast weekend I was honoured to speak at ... discuss

Son of a senatorial family from Cordoba, Spain. Well educated. Priest.Head of an ecclesiastical school. Worked to comfort and support Christian martyrs and their survivors during Islamic persecutions ... discuss

The saint of the day for March 11 is St. Teresa Margaret Redi of the Sacred Heart (1747 - 1770), a Discalced Carmelite nun and mystic, who spread love for Jesus and devotion to the Sacred Heart in a q ... discuss

 International Women’s Day a Travesty for Chinese Women and Baby Girls International Women’s Day will not be celebrated by hundreds o ... discuss

Jerry Cox, Family Research Council: What appears to be the largest study to date  examining the outcomes of children in same-sex households has demonstrated, once again, that childr ... discuss

On Friday, the New Mexico state House approved a bill to ban late-term abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy. The state House also approved a parental notification bill so parents are not left in the ... discuss

One of the saddest realizations that can come to anyone studying the news – locally, nationally, globally – is how endlessly, indefatigably, so many forces are working to negate and erode the val ... discuss

Last weekend, John Stonestreet interviewed Brian Ivie, the University of Southern California film graduate behind Focus on the Family's new film "The Drop Box," hitting theaters this week. They were j ... discuss

by Carder Some people may want to slam Josh and Anna for using their unborn child for their political cause, but I think this is just right for them. They obviously feel passionately about the pro-li ... discuss

During a persecution of Christians under the emperor Septimius Severus, a group of Christians died together in the arena at Carthage. Their final days have been recorded for us in a document that is p ... discuss

For the first time in 30 years, the West Virginia legislature has overriden a gubernatorial veto. With its vote today, the West Virginia state Senate overrode Governor Ear Ray Tomblin’s veto of ... discuss

 A possible breakthrough in treating Parkinson’s disease using non-embryonic stem cells By Dave Andrusko Source: Penelope J. Hallett/Har ... discuss

Mar 06 - Homily: The Good Suffer Injustice The good sometimes suffer injustice while the unjust receive good, but in God's great wisdom we look to the supreme example of suffering for good, Jesus C ... discuss

Pope Francis says abandonment is the gravest sickness of the elderly, and also the greatest injustice they can suffer. The 78-year-old Pope expressed this today to participants of the 21st Plenary A ... discuss

In New Mexico, a 5-week-old baby is fighting for his life after his teen father shook him so violently that he started having seizures. On March 2nd, the baby was taken to Christus St. Vincent Hospita ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - Christian Songs and Stories - Tony Funderburk - Christian Songs and Stories There are lots of different kinds of heart problems. Everybody suffers from one kind or another. Everybody ... discuss

 A statement we should all fear By Paul Russell Dr. Rob JonquiereThe theory and the practice of euthanasia simply don’t match and the rh ... discuss

Yahoo Parenting has an article \"What Happened When My Daughter Asked About My Abortion\" Raven Snook March 3, 2015 Another quest to make stigma go away, justify and make abortion acceptable . I unde ... discuss

The West Virginia state House overwhelmingly overrode a veto issued by West Virginia Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin of a bill to ban abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy on unborn babies who studies show can ... discuss

Wednesday of the Second Week of Lent(Click here for readings) By BENEDICT AUGUSTINE“Heed me, O LORD,and listen to what my adversaries say.Must good be repaid with evilthat th ... discuss

The article was published on the HOPE Australia website on March 4, 2015.By Paul Russell The director of HOPE Australia and Vice Chair - EPC InternationalThe theory and the practice of euthanasia ... discuss

Christianity is a religion of the heart, and Evangelicalism especially emphasizes personal conversion and spiritual transformation. Our churches are very good at diagnosing spiritual maladies and conf ... discuss

Washington D.C., Mar 3, 2015 / 05:00 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Christian groups lead the world in a sobering statistic: they suffer harassment in more countries than any other religious group. “Th ... discuss

  Breakthrough pro-life laws approaching critical stage In the past week we’ve seen overwhelming ... discuss

For the second time in two years, pro-abortion West Virginia Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin has vetoed a bill to ban abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy on unborn babies who studies show can feel intense pai ... discuss

Text: Mark 8:27-38Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.  Amen.In today’s Gospel Reading we hear that the Apostle Peter certainly did not like the idea of the cro ... discuss

I have been thinking a lot about Lent and Easter.  I understand the joy of Easter in human terms.  It's like a great party trick, first our Savior was dead and now he isn't.  We had los ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - Writing Stories - Singing Songs - Helping You Discover God's Love - Tony Funderburk - Writing Stories - Singing Songs - Helping You Discover God's Love There is one truth in any gi ... discuss

by Gary Bauer, Contributing Author: Lernergate Update - Lois Lerner is back in the news. You will recall that Lerner was the IRS official who led the targeting of Tea Party groups. When her inqu ... discuss

(died 29 February 992) was Archbishop of York from 972 to his death in 992. He was of Danish ancestry, but brought up by his uncle, Oda who sent him to France to the abbey of Fleury to become a monk. ... discuss

In part 1 of this series I set out an exposition of Genesis 10-11. In part 2, we will look at the question of ethnic and racial diversity through the lens of biblical theology. Now let’s conside ... discuss

Brian Ivie has wanted to make movies since age 9. Accepted into the University of Southern California-School of Cinematic Arts, he saw an L.A. Times headline one day and dreamed that directing an un ... discuss

The West Virginia state legislature passed a bill to ban abortions after 20 weeks. More than 18,000 ‘very late term’ abortions are performed every year on perfectly healthy unborn babies in Americ ... discuss

Albania pro-life leader Dr. Gjoni with HLI’s Joannes Bucher (third from left) at a recent televised interview in Albania. TIRANA, Albania — Because of the devastation wrought by abortion- ... discuss

Last year, Richard Dawkins caused worldwide controversy suggesting that parents of babies with Down Syndrome should “abort them and try again.” He the doubled down on those comments and said abort ... discuss

In a new article on Lancaster Online, writer Liliane Stern argues that abortion is good for society because it prevents infanticide. She writes, “In the United States, the infanticide rate during th ... discuss

When I look at how Christ suffered and how some of the Saints suffered, I realize I don't take suffering very well.  When I suffer I get mad or feel sorry for myself, it's all about me.  Man ... discuss

At the Great Canon of St. Andrew. The Great Canon is, to put it mildly, a penitential 2×4 swung by a gorilla hitting you right between the eyes. An introduction can be found here. Here are the fi ... discuss

First Reading: Genesis 9:8-15Psalm 25:4-6,7-9Second Reading: 1 Peter 3:18-22Gospel: Mark 1:12-15In the first reading, God makes a covenant with every mortal being on earth through Noah: “Never again ... discuss

Book Details: • Author: Duane A. Garrett • Publisher: Kregel Academic (2014) • Format: hardback • Page Count: 816 • ISBN#: 9780825425516 • List Price: $39.99 • Rating: Highly Rec ... discuss

Today in the pre-1955 Traditional Catholic Missal is the Mass in Some Places (pro aliquibus locis) of The Flight Into Egypt.  In honor of this day, I share the following prayers and meditations i ... discuss

“Another great trial of our patience is, the triumph of the wicked enemies of the church, and that the saints are usually under their feet in sufferings and scorn. I spake before of persecution, ... discuss

Fresh research has just tossed a grenade into the incendiary issue of same-sex parenting. Writing in the British Journal of Education, Society & Behavioural Science, a peer-reviewed journal, Amer ... discuss

Brethren, Peace be with you.I've read much about the "moral suffering" many saints undergo and decided to investigate what is this thing called "moral suffering." In the interest of transparency, I co ... discuss

Vatican City, Feb 8, 2015 / 10:37 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis marked the Day of Prayer and Awareness against Human Trafficking by calling on governments to remove this “shameful wound̶ ... 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

Saint Agatha is one of the early church martyrs. The governor of Sicily wanted to have her although it is unclear to me from all of the different accounts whether he thought he was in love with her o ... discuss

The Canadian Supreme Court is about to delivery its decision on euthanasia and assisted suicide. I published on this blog a letter I wrote to the Chief Justice. A few weeks later I sent a second expan ... discuss

The Pro-Life Millennials aren't razzle-dazzled by Big Pharma and the Culture of Death. Ezra Klein @ezraklein · 15h15 hours ago 1 in 5 millennials thinks vaccines cause autism: ht ... discuss

From this article, "Aborting black America: The ‘black lives matter’ slogan excludes the unborn": Ironically, black women used to suffer from breast cancer less frequently than white women. Not a ... discuss

TweetBy Justina Van MarenWhether doing “Choice” Chain, the Genocide Awareness Project (GAP), dropping anti-abortion postcards, or doing a presentation, there is one question that never fails to ap ... discuss

PRAYERS FOR THE CHURCH UNITY OCTAVEJanuary 18 through 25 Official Octave Prayer (to be recited daily)ANTIPHON: That they all may be one, as Thou, Father, in Me and I in Thee; that they also maybe one ... 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

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

January 08, 2015/WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Today, Family Research Council joined the Silent No More Awareness Campaign in a news conference at the National Press Club to promote the Healing the Shockwaves ... 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

A recent editorial in the Toronto Star provides a critical examination of the dangers associated with the legalization of euthanasia. It was written by Dr. Heidi Janz, a professor at the University of ... discuss

TweetBy Alanna GomezIf you’ve ever read a newspaper, or just stepped outside the safety of your home, you know there are many people in the world who suffer terribly. Many of these people are young, ... 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

There maybe new hope for the millions of patients worldwide that suffer from multiple sclerosis, better known as MS. MS is a debilitating and progressive disease where a patient’s own immune sys ... discuss

Today, Rachel Balducci, co-host of Catholic TV's "The Gist" and best-selling author of How Do You Tuck In a Superhero? And Other Delightful Mysteries of Raising Boys, has an interview with me on her T ... discuss

Universalis offers a wonderful reflection on the Holy Innocents, whose feast is normally celebrated on December 28.The Holy Innocents are the children who were slaughtered at the orders of King Herod, ... discuss

Dear Brothers and Sisters, Happy Christmas! Jesus, the Son of God, the Saviour of the world, is born for us, born in Bethlehem of a Virgin, fulfilling the ancient prophecies. The Virgin’s name is ... discuss

Text:  John 1:1-14Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.“The light shines in the darkness and the darkness did not overcome it.” (John 1:5)This is how our ... discuss

Dear Brothers and Sisters, Happy Christmas!  Jesus, the Son of God, the Saviour of the world, is born for us, born in Bethlehem of a Virgin, fulfilling the ancient prophecies. The Virgin’s n ... discuss

Vatican City, Dec 25, 2014 / 05:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In his Christmas “Urbi et Orbi” blessing Pope Francis prayed for all who suffer due to war and conflict, asking that the salvation o ... discuss

Families across the Christian world are gathering for Christmas even now, with caravans of cars and planeloads of passengers headed to hearth and home. Christmas comes once again, filled with the joy, ... 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

The Apostle Thomas (Hebrew or Aramaic for "twin") was also called "Didymus" (Greek for "twin"). He was absent when the Risen Lord appeared to the other apostles on the evening of Easter Day, and refus ... discuss

from Jill Stanek.comby Susie Allen, host of the blog, Pro-Life in TN, and KelliBound4Life is praying for a pro-life start to 2015, and asks others to do the same as two important cases will come befor ... discuss

It doesn’t get much more beautiful than this.  This is an excerpt from one of Augustine’s Christmas sermons preached sometime in 411 or 412.  Thanks to E.J. Hutchinson at The Calvinist ... 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

By Dr Kevin Fitzpatrick OBE Director of the Euthanasia Prevention Coalition International.Spokesperson/Convener of the Not Dead Yet UK Campaign.  Kevin FitzpatrickBelgium’s leading euthanasia p ... 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

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

iv> Standard Podcast [ 19 min. 41 sec. | 9.13 MB ] Play NowPlay in Popup | Download Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. I: Ordinary: 649 Proper of Seasons: 277 Psalter: Tuesday, Wee ... discuss

Text:  John 1:6-8, 19-28Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.Last week we heard about an odd man, a man dressed in camel hair and a leather belt.  Yes, ... discuss

Blessed be the name of the Lord in both joy and sorrow.Fr. Michael Rodriguez has been persecuted for several years, primarily because of his adherence to the Latin Mass, the Mass of the ages.He is sus ... discuss

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

Here is a good analysis by Chris Chmielenski of NumbersUSA.com of the whys, whats, and wherefores that went into the passage of the CRap-filled CRiminal-Amnestying  CRomnibus Bill. ... discuss

from Jill Stanek.comby Susie Allen, host of the blog, Pro-Life in TN, and KelliAt Life Training Institute, The Failed Atheist links to his excellent response to the viral UK video of a pregnant pro-ch ... discuss

WASHINGTON (BP)/December 5, 2014 -- The U.S. Supreme Court has the uncommon opportunity to please both pro-life and pro-choice advocates at the same time. The justices struggled with the meaning of ... discuss

...are more receptive to chant than many adults give them credit for. These are second-graders, folks.St. Theresa Catholic School, Sugar Land, TX.emember the children's choir at my parish mostly sang ... discuss

I mean it. You are not invisible! Someone sees you...(Ive written so much over the years. This is a copy and paste sorta job and I hope it makes sense. I mean every word. Love, Brooke (birth mom mi ... 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:House Pa ... discuss

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

I could try to write my own piece on why "ObamaCare" does not offer the short and long-term reform of health care this country really needs. But I'm certainly no expert on this very complex topic. Y ... 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 restrai ... discuss

Building a Culture of Life - Part 4Here is the next part of the pro-life resolution passed by the Supreme Council of the Knights of Columbus in August 2008:"FURTHER RESOLVED, That we recognize that ab ... discuss

Update: They're still working on the issue and they're making progress.  More updates later. Crisis Magazine is suffering from a virus and I would recommend those that read them to abstain for ... discuss

“Paul, a bond-servant of Christ Jesus, called as an apostle, set apart for the gospel of God…” -Rom. 1.1 We are inclined to read right over the richness of language that Paul uses in the introdu ... 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

The general media consensus (even on the left) seems to be that Governor Romney won last night’s debate, but many pundits are quick to point out that debates rarely turn elections. While they ... discuss

As I mentioned in my previous piece, the political animals of our culture dream that the re-election of Barack Obama was primarily a political failure addressable by compromising on political issues ... discuss

…if the death of Christ on the cross is the true meaning of the Incarnation, then there is no gospel without the cross. Christmas by itself is no gospel. The life of Christ is no gospel. Even t ... discuss

Doctors in the Netherlands are working on a scheme to increase the number of life-saving organs available for transplant – by harvesting them from people who want to be euthanased. Erasmus Medical C ... discuss

Historically, today is the feast of St. Edmund Campion, Jesuit martyr, one of the Forty Martyrs of England and Wales, also called "the Pope's Champion".Edmund Campion was born in London on January 25, ... 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

“Land of the pilgrims’ pride,” why do you keep a vigil tonight? For a TV? The latest video game console? A toy for a dear child? Perhaps you have done this before: For tickets to a sporting ... discuss

Credit:  redmoonrapture.comThe ultimate submission to GodSurrender to God, and he will do everything for you.Antiphon, Liturgy of the HoursIn the last couple of posts here I have been giving my t ... discuss

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

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

The following news release was issued on Nov. 19, 2014.NEW YORK, N.Y. — On Nov. 20, 1989, the United Nations General Assembly affirmed the dignity and rights of all children by adopting the Conventi ... discuss

Guy Fawkes or The Gunpowder Treason Extract: More than two hundred and thirty-five years ago, or, to speak with greater precision, in 1605, at the latter end of June, it was rumoured one morning in M ... discuss

Steve Hays has decided that now would be a good time to disseminate some ill-conceived critiques of abolition, mostly based around immediatism. Fine, fine - that's probably one of the two most cont ... discuss

So I stumbled across the Oatmeal’s smear of Catholicism, and of religion in general. One would think I would learn my lesson about stumbling. True to form, oatmeal done well can be a pleasant (albei ... discuss

On 3 November 2014 I wrote a follow-up letter to Canada's Chief Justice as the Supreme Court deliberates on the issue of the federal law prohibiting assisted suicide. Lawyers for the Canadian Civ ... 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

Two films recently have been very similar (and this afternoon I saw the second, even though it’s been out for some time). Elysium and In Time are very similar. Both feature a totalitarian contro ... 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

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

In her recently released book, Texas gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis claims her unborn daughter Tate Elise was suffering and this is one of the reasons she opted for an abortion.  "At some po ... 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

And war broke out in heaven.... We know of war. We hear of wars and rumors of wars. We see our nation and others fighting over things that matter and things that don't. Some of you have even fought ... discuss

This is the third part in this five part series. For part one, go here. For part two, click here.In blogger Brandon Christen's third part of his series, he responds to an argument from rights. The arg ... discuss

I look to the Lord. "Hear my cry, O God, listen to my prayer; from the end of the earth I call to You when my heart is faint. Lead me to the rock that is higher than I, for You have been my refuge, a ... 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

Blogger Brandon Christen is presenting a case that secular arguments for the pro-life position fail. This is the second part in this series of five, and you can find the first part here.For Christen's ... discuss

Update: They're still working on the issue and they're making progress.  More updates later. Crisis Magazine is suffering from a virus and I would recommend those that read them to abstain for ... discuss

I have previously written a post on what I believe to be missing in the teachings of the Purity Movement.  I am writing now about what I believe is problematically present in the Purity Movement.  T ... discuss

Christian teaching is full of paradox. God is three, yet he is one. Jesus is human, yet divine. This is bread and wine, but also Christ's body and blood. And you, Christian, are sinner yet also sa ... discuss

Text: Matthew 16:21-28Grace and peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.  Amen.If the Apostle Peter would have gotten his way, you and I would be left in our sins and damn ... discuss

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

I really don't mean to be a killjoy. I love the fact that millions of people are engaging in the latest "Ice Bucket Challenge" to elicit donations for finding a cure for Amyotrophic Lateral Scler ... 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

In an ominous development Wednesday night, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued its highest level alert for a response to the Ebola crisis in West Africa, even as reports came in indi ... discuss

We, in modern America, if anything have too much food. You learn this in a new way when you go to places like Singapore where the portions are smaller – you know, normal sized. But in super-sized ... discuss

Grace, mercy and peace....Dear friends in Christ, do you love the parables of Jesus like I do? Who can resist these stories which illustrate great truths about the kingdom of God? Some of them are l ... 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

When I became involved with the Entering Canaan post abortion ministry, it was not long before I recognized many similarities between the way the older women discussed their emotional traumas and my ... discuss

WHITE GUILT: CULTURE OF VICTIMIZATION I’m a white guy, so I am not supposed to be making any observations or critiques concerning black culture. To do so would mean that I am a racist that hates bla ... 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

No accounting for tasteDe gustibus non est disputandum has been loosely translated as, “There’s no accounting for taste.” But when we say it like that, we imply flippantly that someone has chose ... discuss

4th Sunday after Pentecost, (July 6, 2014) St. John Lutheran Church, Reinbeck, Iowa Rev. Todd A. Peperkorn, STM (Luke 24:44–49, Romans 10:14–17) The Ordination of Rev. Troy W. Peperkorn TITLE: ... discuss

Washington, DC (LiveActionNews) — My daughter was six days old when we found out she has cystic fibrosis. The pulmonologist sent specific instructions asking us to stay away from Google until ou ... discuss

Clinton Wilcox of Life Training Institute was kind enough to read the semi-final draft of this post and provide a brief but insightful critique. This does not mean that he necessarily endorses any of ... discuss

Clinton Wilcox of Life Training Institute was kind enough to read the semi-final draft of this post and provide a brief but insightful critique. This does not mean that he necessarily endorses any of ... discuss

WHITE GUILT: CULTURE OF VICTIMIZATION I’m a white guy, so I am not supposed to be making any observations or critiques concerning black culture. To do so would mean that I am a racist that hates bla ... discuss

It’s a Lie! We Are NOT Founded on Christian Principles The funny thing is, most of the people in this photo, WERE NOT CHRISTIANS!!!  Hey, that looks like Jefferson on the left. Oh, now there was a ... discuss

Glenn Beck Video: Founding Fathers On Religion Glenn Beck is without a doubt the most influential historical propagandist of our time. Beck tiptoed through that while sprinkling sugar. Few of our lead ... 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

I could try to write my own piece on why "ObamaCare" does not offer the short and long-term reform of health care this country really needs. But I'm certainly no expert on this very complex topic. Y ... discuss




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