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MSNBC’s Thomas Roberts took special time out of his news broadcast Tuesday afternoon to give Planned Parenthood president Cecile Richards free rein to promote her abortion conglomerate and slam th ... discuss

JAYNIE WRITES: I want to get a nose ring for my 16th birthday, however, I’m not sure that if I do I’m honoring God. I would like to get a cross or some other symbol that has an important ... discuss

Rome, Italy, Jul 2, 2015 / 06:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Beginning in the spring of 2016, Rome's Pontifical Gregorian University will begin offering an intensive one-semester diploma program on the safeg ... discuss

By Philip Kosloski | Two years before he was elected Pope, John Paul II was invited to give a homily at the International Eucharistic Congress in Philadelphia. He preached at a Mass on August 3, ... discuss

On Wednesday evenings around the country, many churches hold mid-week services or children’s programs, or bible studies. Sometimes, all three. A few weeks ago, a pastor was leading one of those Bibl ... discuss

EMILY WRITES: Last night I was a party with my friends. Note that it wasn’t a stereotypical party — it was a pizza party for my soccer team. The parents were home and everything. The girls had fi ... discuss

Host Rev. Rod Zwonitzer and guest Rev. Dr. Matt Richard (Zion Lutheran Church, Gwinner, North Dakota) talk about how opponents to Infant Baptism typically hold Platonic inclinations towards Baptism; s ... discuss

I was surprised at how hard  the decision hit me. I was really hoping they'd go for truth and wouldn't let popular opinion sway them. I was surprised at how fervently I began praying for my count ... discuss

In the United Kingdom, 26-year-old Kenzie Kilpatrick has fathered 10 babies by nine women and calls himself the Facebook Sperm Donor. Kilpatrick decided to become a sperm donor after researching the t ... discuss

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis will meet with homeless people, immigrants and prisoners during his upcoming trip to Cuba and the United States. He'll also preside over a meeting about religious li ... discuss

Rome, Italy, Jun 30, 2015 / 04:02 am (CNA).- More than 10 years ago, Joseph Prever found himself scouring the internet for anything that might help him: he was gay, Catholic, and confused. Resources w ... discuss

There’s a need. Right now there are approximately 900 pro-life clubs on high-school and college campuses across the country. One of our partners, Students for Life of America, has done a fantastic ... discuss

If you think the American Psychiatric Association and the American Psychological Association removed homosexuality from the list of mental disorders in 1973 based on sound scientific study and researc ... discuss

So I just returned from a lovely vacation out in Colorado and I left my cell phone in Indiana and didn't get online for two weeks, and it was glorious!Of course, as I've been away, the SCOTUS came dow ... discuss

Thursday of the Twelfth Week in Ordinary Time(Click here for readings)By SOPHIE DRUFFNERJesus said to his disciples:“Beware of false prophets, who come to you in sheep’s clothing,but under ... discuss

This week’s Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored by our friends at Crossway. Crossway is giving away 5 prize packages this week and each of them will contain 3 great new books. Each winner wi ... discuss

LAURA WRITES: So politicians are the butt of many jokes. For example, “In Chicago last year, it was so cold, the politicians all had their hands in their own pockets!” or “Q: How do you know wh ... discuss

I am delighted to share with you the talk I delivered at the 2015 Institute on Religious Life's national meeting: "Blessed Are the Pure in Heart."The talk is mostly based on my upcoming book Rememberi ... discuss

Vatican City, Jun 25, 2015 / 03:31 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia sees a providential link between September’s World Meeting of Families and October’s Synod ... discuss

Mark Wear at Christianity Today has a thoughtful exploration of the forgiveness demonstrated by the members of Emanuel AME Church. This is a tough topic and one that's hard for me to write about, as I ... discuss

After the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) was subpoenaed and issued a preservation order for Lois Lerner’s missing emails, tapes that potentially contained her emails were wiped, which was the to ... discuss

Pope Francis recent encyclical on global warming, Laudato Si, has been a rather hot topic of late (no pun intended). There is much in the encyclical, primarily found in the second chapter, which provi ... discuss

The fool says in his heart, “There is no God.” They are corrupt, they do abominable deeds, there is none who does good. – Psalm 14:1 Fred Butler, of Hip and Thigh, returns for his second ep ... discuss

ANONYMOUS WRITES: I have really great younger siblings, but, partly due to my using them and selfishness in the past, they now resent me. The sister closest to me in age was the one who does truly ha ... discuss

 How abortion affects menBy Eric Metaxas Editor’s note. This ran the Friday before Father’s Day but the topic is ever-timely. It’s good that women are finally beginning to share ... discuss

I am pro-life by virtue of faith and experience and now science. And I am tired of being scared away from this topic by leftist women. And I think they try to scare us away from this topic…it ... discuss

  Warriors for Mediocrity “There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics.” This has been an interesting month here at ‘Liberal Watch’. We’ve seen the GOP ... discuss

Vatican City, Jun 23, 2015 / 08:20 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The document set to guide this year’s synod discussions on the family touches on hot-button issues such as homosexuality and divorced and ... discuss

LONDON (AP) — Migrants and refugees were a key topic on the European agenda last week. ... discuss

Caption from 2 Corinthians 4:1-12. “Present Weakness and Resurrection Life” “Hell would be heaven for me. All my life I’ve been with the have-nots. Over here, if you’re ... discuss

Recently, Yahoo Lifestyle UK published a piece to do with a video from Cut Video.  This video featured women, ages 15-50, reacting to the word “abortion.” While there were some pro-life v ... discuss

So the fam and I went to the drive-in last night (yes there are still drive-ins).  It's always (at least) a two-show affair which started last night with Inside Out followed by Avengers Age of U ... discuss

MARY WRITES: At my school, our basketball teams rarely win games. This past season we didn’t win any games, and last year we only won one game. In past years, people have had really negative a ... discuss

A small prayer circle forms nearby where police are responding to a shooting at the Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina June 17, 2015. Reuters/Randall Hill I am very moved by the testimon ... discuss

Washington D.C., Jun 19, 2015 / 04:25 pm (CNA).- With the release of Pope Francis’ encyclical on the environment this week came a wave of controversy over the Pope’s statements about clima ... discuss

This article was published in the Ottawa Citizen on June 19.On Feb. 6, 2015, the Supreme Court of Canada struck down Canada’s assisted suicide law, giving Parliament 12 months to replace the law. Th ... discuss

Vatican City, Jun 18, 2015 / 03:01 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The Vatican's presentation of Pope Francis' new encyclical said the intent behind the document goes beyond political debates, aiming for somethi ... discuss

Rome, Italy, Jun 19, 2015 / 07:07 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The fourth annual Summorum Pontificum Conference was held last Saturday in Rome to promote the understanding and use of the extraordinary form of ... discuss

Here is a handful of new deals for Kindle owners: Why Believe the Bible? by John MacArthur ($1.99); Pastors in the Classics by Leland Ryken ($1.99); A Woman Seeking God by Dorothy Pa ... discuss

In its opinion issued today in Reed v. Town of Gilbert, the Supreme Court handed a solid victory to Pastor Jack Reed and Good News Community Church, unanimously holding that the town’s regulatio ... discuss

JEFF WRITES: This question has been a hard one for me to answer. I feel like my friends both need and want help, but I don’t know how to give it to them. Share Your Thoughts in the Comment Sec ... discuss

In January, Gilbert, Arizona couple Pastor Clyde and Ann Reed listened while the Supreme Court discussed their small church and their equally small signs that invite people to come and enjoy Sunday m ... discuss

Laudato si, la encíclica ecológica del Papa, ha sido la primera encíclica 2.0: la filtración del borrador tres días antes de su presentación inicial no hizo sino aumentar la expectativa en torno ... discuss

Last summer, my family and I visited Washington D.C. and had the opportunity to visit the different museums around the historic city.  While I’m quite sure my son enjoyed the visit to the US B ... discuss

Vatican City, Jun 18, 2015 / 04:05 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In his new encyclical on the environment, Pope Francis slams attacks against human life such as abortion, embryonic experimentation and populati ... discuss

During the debate between Gregg Cunningham and T Russell Hunter on the question of Incrementalism vs Immediatism, a particular abolitionist asked a question at the 2:13:35 mark (link to that timesta ... discuss

By: Benjamin Weingarten TheBlaze Author Brad Thor is not one to mince words when it comes to defending free speech and challenging jihadists. So it should come as no surprise that during an in-depth i ... discuss

Admittedly I am very partial to well-done pro-life videos, but even if I was not a fan I think my jaw still would have dropped when I watched Interview with an Unborn Child. This amazing video can be ... discuss

By definition, "audacity" can refer to sheer arrogance for the sake of arrogance, or boldness without any regard for self-preservation. In his latest film, "Audacity" (available for download on J ... discuss

Monday of the Eleventh Week in Ordinary Time(Click here for readings)By KATIE GROSSJesus said to his disciples:“You have heard that it was said,An eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth.But I sa ... discuss

Sometimes when I talk about abortion with strangers, it feels like I’ve already had that conversation before, because they’re making familiar statements. But the truth is, I haven’t had that con ... discuss

Vatican City, Jun 15, 2015 / 01:05 am (CNA/EWTN News).- One of the most challenging scientific questions Pope Francis faces in his new encyclical on creation is that of climate change, which a source ... discuss

ANONYMOUS WRITES: I’m a senior in high school, starting to think about college. My parents want me to go to a certain Christian university. They both attended the school (along with many of my othe ... discuss

I recently made an appearance on the Atheist Analysis podcast to talk about stem cell research and cloning. In this podcast I decided to focus on non-religious reasons for my position since I was talk ... discuss

Tomorrow at 12 p.m. Eastern, I'll be on Moody Radio's "Up for Debate," with host Julie Roys and fellow guest Bob Lepine, to discuss the topic "What Should Christians Think of the Purity Culture?" Ther ... discuss

 How the media promotes junk science on fetal pain  James D. Agresti 4 Comments 20 week-old preborn babyThe U.S. House Of Representatives recently passed an act that would ... discuss

In searching for Miss Mason’s approach to grammar and composition after the for older children, I began by darting all over the place in the six volumes.  Like a hunting hound that has lost the ... discuss

Summer AD 325, Observed 12 June The Christian Church's First Ecumenical Council was convened in Nicaea (modern Isnuk, Turkey) in the early summer of AD 325 by the Roman Emperor Constantine. The emper ... discuss

A great post by my second favorite economist: You want to raise the minimum wage and prevent what you allege to be “corporately backed” freer trade. Your positions are inconsistent with each oth ... discuss

Vatican City, Jun 11, 2015 / 01:35 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- After revealing that the topic of consumerism will be a key theme in his upcoming encyclical, Pope Francis today delivered a speech condemning f ... discuss

In Russia, 30-year-old Valery Spiridonov will be flying to the United States to meet the doctor who plans to perform the world’s first head transplant on him. During the operation, Italian surgeon, ... discuss

Over at WORLD, Nick Eicher interviews our very own John Stonestreet on the topic of Bruce Jenner's transition to Caitlyn Jenner. ... discuss

The Watcher’s Council I’ve avoided this topic, but since it seems so important, here’s my one comment on the matter. I could care less what Bruce/Caitlyn chooses to call him or herself, what ... discuss

Classic Ezra. Vaguely reminiscent of Mike Wallace confronting the bad guys (of course the latter didn't hand out petitions.)I wasn't engaged in this topic before this video. I am now. I am disgusted h ... discuss

So, here is a new Cosmopolitan article posted June 2nd... my own comments follow: 8 Things Not to Say To A Woman Who has Had an Abortion I'm very open about the fact that I terminated a pregnancy, ... discuss

Vatican City, Jun 10, 2015 / 02:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- During his visit to the Pontifical Council for Legislative Texts last week, Pope Francis was updated on the office's important work, which is fo ... discuss

By EDWARD PENTIN | VATICAN CITY — Tomorrow, for the second time in his pontificate, Pope Francis will receive Russian President Vladimir Putin in private audience, during which the Russian ... discuss

Las declaraciones del Papa sobre el estado de las investigaciones en torno a las supuestas apariciones de Medjugorje (se pueden leer completas en español en este enlace: Papa Francisco se pronuncia s ... discuss

This is from the archives, and was originally published by Faith & Family several years ago, but I think the topic is always worth revisiting. It's about listening to God's scheduling memos: ... discuss

R.C. Sproul’s book Chosen by God is undoubtedly one of the most important books ever written on the subject of God’s sovereignty in salvation. Certainly it is the only one tha ... discuss

Vatican City, Jun 6, 2015 / 04:44 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- When asked by a Bosnian journalist about the status of his decision on the Marian apparitions in Medjugorje on his flight from Sarajevo to Rome, ... discuss

I started seeing tweets with the hashtag #WhyRemainCatholic floating around Twitter a couple of days ago and I was immediately intrigued. I finally found the source and thought it was a brilliant idea ... discuss

AMANDA WRITES: School is winding down, and I’m getting bored. I feel like I should be doing something other than sitting around doing nothing! I have a fairly busy summer planned, but I also ... discuss

Good morning from the West Coast. I am out here in beautiful Vancouver B.C. (with Aileen!) for the Men for God Conference, and am looking forward to meeting new friends and speaking to them ab ... discuss

We should all be dead and gone according to the population hysteria created by bug scientist Paul Ehrlich who wrote The Population Bomb in the 1960s. But now even the New York Times admits it was all ... discuss

The three-day-old baby girl who was abandoned in the woods in Russia and almost eaten alive by ants was reportedly near death, according to additional news reports. The newborn girl was found by a man ... discuss

Smitten Kitten owner Jennifer Pritchett (photo by Jerry Holt, Start Tribune) from the National Abstinence Education Association Recently, a Minneapolis sex educ ... discuss

The Republican Leader in the Senate John Boehner invites the Israeli Prime Minister, BiBi Netanyahu over to Congress, to address our lawmakers, smack-dab in the face of the would be dictator B. Hussei ... discuss

Carnival! (Photo credit: Wikipedia)Blog Carnival of Truth- May 23 (Sat)  12pm EST - Monday May 25 @ 6pm ESTHost Blog is: Protest the LeftTopic is : Why Hillary Clinton Should NEVER be PresidentSu ... discuss

The U.S. House Of Representatives recently passed an act that would prohibit abortions from 20 weeks after fertilization, except in cases of rape, incest or when the life of a mother is endangered. A ... discuss

ANONYMOUS WRITES: I have hurt several of my friends during this past year. Some were hurt more than others. It hurts me very much also. I never intended to bring pain to anyone. All of these instanc ... discuss

The Republican Leader in the Senate John Boehner invites the Israeli Prime Minister, BiBi Netanyahu over to Congress, to address our lawmakers, smack-dab in the face of the would be dictator B. Hussei ... discuss

Carnival! (Photo credit: Wikipedia)Blog Carnival of Truth- May 23 (Sat)  12pm EST - Monday May 25 @ 6pm ESTHost Blog is: Protest the LeftTopic is : Why Hillary Clinton Should NEVER be PresidentSu ... discuss

Pro-Life Cage Match: The Tussle in Tulsa It could have been billed as “The Tussle in Tulsa.” On April 25, Gregg Cunningham of Center for Bio-Ethical Reform (CBR) debated T. Russell Hunter of Aboli ... discuss

We posted our first annual reader survey a few weeks ago, and the results have been illuminating. We believe a reader survey is the best way to get real, useful, concrete data on the people we want to ... discuss

On April 25, the Center for Bio-Ethical Reform’s Gregg Cunningham debated Abolish Human Abortion’s T. Russell Hunter on the topic, “Pro-life Incrementalism vs. Abolitionist Immedia ... discuss

 Paramedic becomes pro-life after seeing 17-week miscarried babyBy Nancy Flanders Twenty-five years ago, David Baxter was a paramedic in Canada, who was torn over whether or not abor ... discuss

If you took part in the 40 Days for Life campaign that just ended on Sunday, you were perhaps at some point labeled as self-righteous … judgmental … closed-minded … intolerant. That& ... discuss

28 May AD 1577 After Martin Luther's death, political changes altered the face of the Evangelical (Lutheran) Church. Emperor Charles V exercised control over all of southern Germany and most of the n ... discuss

Lyndon Unger is a pastor, teacher, and blogger at Watch Your Life and Doctrine Closely…, and recently spoke on the Renewal Movement at the Last Days Bible Conference in Calgary, Alberta, Canada ... discuss

There are some ashes in the brokenness of our lives that seem impossible for God to somehow bring beauty from them. The smoke is so thick and you feel you may never fully catch your breath or see clea ... discuss

Tweetby Caleb VanderWeide Pro-life activists today fight an uphill battle when they contact the public: the field of battle in which the member of the public advances on the subject of abortion, ... discuss

All of humanity would agree that rape is a horrific crime. Such is the case for the 10-year-old Paraguayan who was raped and impregnated by her stepfather. Regrettably, the international community, in ... discuss

ZIPPORAH WRITES: Many teenagers idolize pop culture icons, actors, music artists, etc., but as Christian teens who do you look up to and why? Who is an example in your life? Are they people you’ ... discuss

Doug Ross @ Journal Given the recent debacle involving ABC News, George Stephanopoulos, and Politico — which highlights the incestuous and corrupt goverment-media axis — I thought it was w ... discuss

Carnival! (Photo credit: Wikipedia)Blog Carnival - May 23 (Sat)  12pm EST - Monday May 25 @ 6pm ESTHost Blog is: Protest the LeftTopic is : Why Hillary Clinton Should NEVER be PresidentSubmit art ... discuss

by Alan Caruba, Contributing Author: In the 1940s and 50s, what passed for sex education was literally about the birds and bees as metaphors for inception and child birth. The emphasis was on waiting ... discuss

by Alan Caruba, Contributing Author: When I look back at the Civil Rights movement of the 1950s and 60s, I marvel at how naïve I was that the passage of major legislation was going to “solve” the ... discuss

With 20-week abortion bans on the table nationwide, and HuffPo's readers' knickers in a twist because the mean old right-to-lifers want to treat born-alive babies as babies rather than as medical wast ... discuss

EMILY WRITES: What do you spend your free time on, and your not-so-free time? How do you think a Christian teenager should manage socialization, productivity, and recreation? I want to hear your thou ... discuss

If there is one thing liberals in the media love, it is exploitation. If there’s another thing the leftist media loves, it is promoting abortion. One should not be surprised then to see MSNBC ... discuss

(Airdrie City View) — Caitlin Haacke said she can’t believe how much opportunity has come her way from the simple act of spreading kindness and positivity. Haacke’s latest opportunity is an inv ... discuss

Visit EPC at judge rules dementia patient must be euthanisedIt's obviously a capitol crime these days to have dementia or Alzheimer's - such a crime that a judge can orde ... discuss

Thomas Paine (1737-1808) In 1776, Thomas Paine wrote in his iconic Revolutionary War pamphlet The American Crisis the following: THESE are the times that try men’s souls. The summer soldier and ... discuss

by Alan Caruba, ARRA News Service: As someone who had the great good fortune to have had a remarkable mother, a woman who embraced being my Mother by providing unconditional love and support for my ... discuss

There is a story of a priest who, on one Sunday, began to preach on the topic of love. Using... The post A Love Like No Other appeared first on Catholic Journal. ... discuss

MARY WRITES: I’ve noticed that almost all of the modesty conversation centers around what ladies can do to help guys out, but I haven’t seen anything about guys needing to be modest. I un ... discuss

In Tennessee, a five-month-old baby is headed home after having a heart transplant. The little girl, Addison Stanton, had a heart defect during birth and was sent to Children’s Hospital at Vanderbil ... discuss

After last week's oral arguments before the Supreme Court, those who seek a ruling that the Constitution of the United States requires a redefinition of marriage to include same-sex couples should be ... discuss

BROOKLYN WRITES: Being a teenager, I am often told by adults that I need to choose my friends carefully because the people we surround ourselves with influence us. I am also told that Jesus loved eve ... discuss

by Alan Caruba, Contributing Author: As someone who had the great good fortune to have had a remarkable mother, a woman who embraced being my Mother by providing unconditional love and support for my ... discuss

Equal Rights Institute is focused on teaching pro-life advocates practical dialogue tips, rigorous philosophy, and relational apologetics. When we use the phrase “relational apologetics,” we mean ... discuss

Society’s preconception that “weed is bad” has slowly been changing over the years. We’ve seen evidence of changing attitudes towards weed to the south, with US states legalizing marijuana, i ... discuss

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) has long drawn the ire of the pro-life community for its promotion of abortion. Remember when it infamously opposed the ban on partial-bi ... discuss

HOLLY WRITES: I have recently decided to try to lead a study on Do Hard Things for teens from my youth group/church. I’ve never attended a book study and am in search of advice. I suspect a “book ... discuss

 Do Babies Know the Difference Between Good and Evil? Send to KindleBy Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. This ran several years back, but tha ... discuss

Abolish Human Abortion followers love to use the term “straw man” to dismiss pro-life arguments that point out their inconsistencies. (For example, during their recent “Immediatist v ... discuss

Have you ever been given something to do like read something or teach something and then realize that it was a gift from God?  I had that this month.  I am leading formation this month for t ... discuss

As I start, I’d like to reiterate why I’m pursuing this multi-part analysis of the “Immediatist vs Incrementalist” debate between Abolish Human Abortion’s T. Russell Hunt ... discuss

Vatican City, May 2, 2015 / 05:44 pm (CNA).- The Synod of Bishops began receiving in April responses to a questionnaire that had been sent to dioceses the world over in preparation for October's Synod ... discuss

The hypocrisy of feminists when it comes to the true war on women in Muslim cultures is on flagrant display. On a daily basis we hear of atrocities committed against women, or shocking prejudices disp ... discuss

Athanasius of Alexandria (Greek: Αθανάσιος) (also spelled "Athanasios") (ca. 293 – May 2, 373) was a Christian bishop, the Bishop of Alexandria, in the fourth century. He is revered as a sa ... discuss

Question: What do we mean by the "nous," how is it distinct from the soul, and are the Orthodox the only ones who speak about the "nous"?This question is complicated by the fact that the word "nous" ( ... discuss

TweetWhat motivated you to join the pro-life movement? What continues to motivate you?I am interested in culture and cultural issues in our society. Since abortion is a serious issue that currently pl ... 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

TweetBy Jaclyn WhiteIf you had told me three years ago that I would be standing up in front of images of abortion victims, advocating for their rights, I would have laughed at you. Yet, as I writ ... discuss

Giving away/signing my book on healing ( last night at Lake Traverse Reservation. More soon!— Dawn Eden ن (@mypeacebook) April 22, 2015Today I retu ... discuss

Sono guarita da un abuso sessuale grazie ai santi @mypeacebook— TEMPI (@Tempi_it) April 23, 2015I am overwhelmed with joy this morning upon disc ... discuss

Antonia Tully, SPUC's Safe at School co-ordinator, and Rhoslyn Thomas, SPUC's youth organiser, spoke last week at major pro-life conference in Nigeria organised by the bishops of Ibadan Province. Anto ... discuss

From:  IntroductionReport: Coerced Abortion "In my heart, I was like…‘I can’t lie there and have them kill my baby. I can’t do it.’ And I called [my boyfriend] and I told him, and with ... discuss

By: Staff (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) ( - On Wednesday, First Lady Michelle Ob ... 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

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

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

Credit:  www.quotesdump.comOne of the saddest and most infamous chapters in New York City history is that of the "Central Park Five", in which five black teenagers were falsely charged and convic ... discuss

Cardinal Gerhard Müller, "speaking rather bluntly," has some strong remarks for the LCWR leadership on the doctrinal assessment, on the honoring of Sr. Elizabeth Johnson, and on the LCWR's infatuatio ... discuss

The Synod on the Family of 2014 was like a big family fight. Prima facie, it appeared to be a divisive mess. Fortunately, we are only at the half-way point, and there is time for some regrouping and r ... discuss

St. Dionysius of AlexandriaFr. Ted Bobosh has written an article on a topic that comes up from time to time -- whether or not we should observe the custom of women refraining from Communion durin ... discuss

You may have heard by now that there's a children's book written by Mary Walling Blackburn called Sister Apple, Sister Pig. It's a children's book about abortion. A book about a very adult topic writt ... discuss

Signing The Thrill of the Chaste (Catholic Edition) after speaking in Helena, Montana,February 2, 2015. Photo: Fr. Sean RaftisToday, as Holy Week beckons, I begin my next book, which will occupy me un ... discuss

Thanks Jim…..what a GREAT article! Former FBI Special Agent K. Dee McCown wrote an open letter to Eric Holder. p://"> The letter is going ... discuss

This week, posted about how unborn babies react in the womb when their mother’s smoke. It’s become a trending topic for not only pro-life news sites, but also the mainstream media as ... discuss

As I was listening to a radio station today, they started playing a snippet from a local minister's sermon.  His topic: Why I believe in Jesus."Okay", I thought.  "This should be interesting ... discuss

Derek Flood has written an excellent book explaining the issues I covered in my blog series this past autumn. My series is titled "Not everything Biblical is Christian." His book is titled Disarm ... discuss

Many people decry the prevalence of political/ideological arguments on Facebook, but I've come to appreciate this phenomenon to a certain extent.  In the past, ideologues tended to keep to their ... discuss

This week, I was quite surprised to learn from my Facebook newsfeed that quite a few on the left are excited about the notion of mandatory voting for American citizens (at least, I assume they're want ... discuss

Date: March 8, 2015 Place: St. Joseph of Arimathea Episcopal Church Scripture: John 2:13-22 When I was in college I was president of a student organization that brought in various speakers to address ... discuss

Can faithful Catholics and Biblical evangelicals accept same-sex marriage?[1] I assert that it cannot be accepted within the Magisterium of the Catholic Church nor Biblical Christians.[2] Quite t ... discuss

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The radio silence hasn't been because I've been enjoying the silence (though I have...). No, it was because I hit a serious case of writer's block. I wasn't even working on my new novel. Thankfully I ... discuss

I recently wrote an article about Robin Marty, a pro-choice journalist who attended the East Coast Walk for Life and then wrote about her experience. You can read part one here.My reason for writing t ... discuss

As a former member of the intelligence community I felt a deep shadow fall over me as I read about Hillary Clinton’s use of an outside email service instead of the more secure and private State ... discuss

Protest march at OU. (Photo source: Legal Insurrection.)When an unapologetically über-conservative man and a hard-core leftist woman agree on a point, you can almost bet your life savings the truth i ... discuss

Without warning, we here at man with black hat went on hiatus, for reasons to be explained herein. So much has happened in the Church and in the world during this time, much of which in the former rea ... discuss

In friendship... we think we have chosen our peers. In reality a few years difference in dates of our births, a few more miles between certain houses, the choice of one university instead of another.. ... discuss

Okay. This time will DEFINITELY be my last post here. But just had to acknowledge one last thing on my almost blogiversary.Two days from today, Saturday, 7 March, will be the 10th anniversary of this ... discuss

Cardinal Marx: "Social media force us to listen to people"The Catholic Church in Germany will be more open to social media. "The world of social media is not a threat but a challenge," said the chairm ... discuss

The lawyer's letter to Vox Cantoris is here.The Radical Catholic: Fr. Thomas Rosica Threatens Catholic BloggerEveryday for Life: Careful what you say about the clergy: you may get suedJonah in the Hea ... discuss

15 February AD 1621, transferred to 17 February Lutheran musician, composer, and musicologist Michael Praetorius (Prätorius) was born in Kreuzburg, Thuringia to Pastor and Mrs. Michael Schultheis (o ... discuss

In today's world, we are faced with a dire situation that is virtually unprecedented in the history of the Church.  We need only look to Pope Francis' comments of late on how Catholics should not ... discuss

TRENT WRITES: Recently, I have discovered some disturbing things about the certain songs like the “Harlem Shake.” Apparently the foreign words in in the beginning of this song mean “ ... discuss

Fetal feticide and selective abortions on the decline in Nepal after Indian Supreme Court bans ads for sex-selection abortions on Google and other sites.How much does it cost to canonize a saint? Abou ... discuss

If you look for the worst in a group, you’re sure to find it. Using a twist on an Abraham Lincoln line, I made that statement on the Mildred Gaddis Show (Radio One Detroit WCHB AM) last Wednesday du ... discuss

Vatican City, Feb 7, 2015 / 10:51 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis has advocated for the widespread participation of women in all levels of the Church and society, saying that their unique gifts enri ... discuss

Join the other Quicktakers at This Ain't the Lyceum.1.Izzy did this painting last fall.  I love the colors, and I especially love the addition of the little villages in the side bars.2. While Izz ... discuss

PZ Myers is at it again, this time ranting about pro-life apologist Kristan Hawkins, executive director of Students for Life of America. I've taken Myers to task before for his dishonest argumentation ... discuss

All too often on the internet I am called names for holding a particular position. I'm generally told that I hold my position on "X" because (1) I'm not smart enough to understand it (2) I haven't con ... discuss

In advance of Valentine's Day, Publisher's Weekly has an article on new books on "Love and the Single Christian" that, I'm excited to say, prominently features my own ... discuss

A Container for Holy ChrismQuestion: "Someone has been insisting to me that the Russian Orthodox Church recognizes the validity of the Sacraments of the Roman Church. And in fact, have since at least ... discuss

Brethren, Peace be with you.Today's Islamo-fascist terrorist attack in Paris, France must remind us that vigilance for the defense of liberty is no vice, but a virtue. However, the virtue will soon be ... discuss

Personhood is a shift back to a Christ-centered view on the sanctity of life and all dignity of life issues. We begin with a recognition of the dignity of the human person at all stages of developmen ... discuss

Princeton's Robert George has a clear and cogent summary of attitudes Catholics should have toward ANY encyclical on any topic, including this calm and wise introduction:It seems that virtually nobody ... discuss

WASHINGTON, Dec. 30, 2014 /Christian Newswire -- CHOICES4LIFE is inviting everyone to a free two hour event to set the record straight about rape conception. Juda Myers, having gathered information ... discuss

On a recent visit to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum's exhibit on collaboration and complicity in the Holocaust, "Some Were Neighbors," I saw a sign at the entrance bearing a arresting qu ... discuss

35 Easy Weeknight Dinners – The Recipes for Mexican Food and The Mexican Dinner Recipes Edition (Quick and Easy Dinner Recipes – The Easy Weeknight Dinners Collection) Reader Review; Auth ... discuss

CALEB WRITES: Should Christians push for and create laws that legislate morality (such as laws about gay marriage or abortion)? Should we force non-believers to operate like believers? They will ulti ... discuss

Yup, it’s that time of year where every blog does “top X posts of 2014,” so without further ado, here are the most visited articles I’ve published this year. I created this lis ... discuss

Your Excellency:It has been reported that a Catholic pediatrician is suing the City of Philadelphia, alleging that she was fired for refusing to write prescriptions for "contraceptives" (cf, Philadel ... discuss

Here is an excerpt of an article by Nikki Finke of Deadline Hollywood: Tracking had been strong but the studio had expected a gross in the $17M-19M range. CinemaScore was a "B". The audience equally ... discuss

“They have blood on their hands,” said former NYC police commissioner Bernard Kerik, of Mayor Bill de Blasio, Al Sharpton and “all those who encouraged this anti-cop, racist mentality.” He was ... discuss

 (Russian: Иоанн Кронштадтский) (October 19, 1829, Sura, Arkhangelsk–December 20, 1908, Kronstadt) was a Russian Orthodox Christian presbyter and a member of the synod of the ... discuss

On December 3, a new pro-life bill was filed in the Missouri legislature by pro-life Representative Rick Brattin. The bill states, “’No abortion shall be performed or induced unless and until ... 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

In an update to my posts on the topic, I also have these titles for sale.  Prices include shipping.  Please email me at acatholiclife[at]gmail[dot]com for more information or to order.T ... discuss

I would like to take a moment to talk about means and methods. Not necessarily the means or methods themselves, but how abolitionist with different means and methods treat one another.Allow me to reco ... discuss

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

by Hans Johnson During a discussion of Choice vs. Life at Indiana Wesleyan University, which claims to be an evangelical, “Christ-centered academic community,” Dr. Greg Fiebig straightfor ... discuss

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

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

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Are you feeling pressured to have your holiest, Sacrifice and prayer-filled Lenten Journey this year? Do you ever find that you start out on Ash Wednesday with your ashes on your forehead and so many ... discuss

Have you set goals for your homeschool before you began your journey?  Are you thinking about homeschooling your children but do not really know the reasons why?Here is an easy way to set goals f ... discuss

A couple of years ago, in my local newspaper, there was a nice article about a homeschooling family with five children. They quoted the home schooled children and the author spoke statistics…when&nb ... discuss

Everywhere you look our culture is telling us....IS SCREAMING AT US....that sex is good and that there is nothing wrong with having sex whenever, wherever, and however we want to. In fact, our culture ... discuss

Over-eating. Shopping malls. Toy stores. Waiting in long lines to get the great deal. Wading through busy stores. Surfing the net to find the best price. What did you do this holiday weekend? Did you ... discuss

David Warren adds his two fine bits to the topic of tradition and apocrypha here. ... discuss

Back in November of 2006, I began writing a series examining Arminianism vs Calvinism (Reformed) theology. At the time, I had already become convinced that the Calvinistic position was the more bibli ... discuss

At my church today, pastor Ed Moore preached the first message in what will be a series of messages he plans to teach from the book of Revelation. Our pastor humbly admitted that his knowledge of esc ... 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

Al Mohler has written an excellent reflection on the topic of thanksgiving. He points out that "giving thanks is one of the most explicitly theological acts any human can contemplate." On Thanksgivi ... discuss

1. Right after I wrote my last 7 Quick Takes post a few weeks ago, I started my next one, listing a few topics for Quick Takes that I wanted to briefly expound upon for the next week in which I got ar ... discuss




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