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Christians love to quote the Scripture in defense of their beliefs, and rightly they should, for the Holy Scripture in the basis for the Christian faith.  Why would anyone expect them not to use ... discuss

The most common slogan was “aborto libre” (free or unlimited abortion) spray-painted on public benches. My primary purpose for walking the Camino de Santiago de Compostela was to perform a ... discuss

Chrissy shopping in our local drugstore. My 13 year old daughter Chrissy with Down syndrome has a support person to help her reshape her behaviors so that she can get along better in everyday situatio ... discuss

More than 40 Pennsylvania lawmakers have signed a letter to Governor Tom Wolf which raises serious questions about Secretary of State nominee Pedro Cortes. Cortes previously served as Secretary of Sta ... discuss

Just when you thought the abortion movement could not get more bizarre, an abortion clinic in Brooklyn, New York, is offering a simulated procedure to gay men. The Daily Caller mentions: Dr. Kristel C ... discuss

In the Gospels, Jesus spoke of "sheep not of this fold."  In our times there has been a pernicious error arise that Jesus was speaking of the Mormons with this line.  As a result of this err ... discuss

I find one of the trickiest matters of Christian living to be the matter of motives. I often find myself wondering why I do the things I do. Just as often, I find myself wondering why I do not ... discuss

Many investors ask about the cost-benefit analysis of financial planning. Fee-only advisors can claim their compensation is straightforward and easy to understand. In contrast, commission-based adviso ... discuss

Have you ever had a really ugly fight with someone close to you, only to realize after the fact that it was all based on a simple misunderstanding? It’s very frustrating, especially because all of ... discuss

by Alan Caruba, Contributing Author: There is something very disquieting occurring in American politics today. Most dramatically, the Democratic Party is offering a candidate who is a moral cesspool ... discuss

Larry Kudlow is a man whom I generally respect. He has a good handle on matters of business and economics and therefore deserves attention. But sometimes even the best of us goof up. That was the case ... discuss

I was in a “discussion” on social media the other day, about the whole “gay marriage” issue, which went horribly. One “Christian” was arguing that nobody has a “right” to marriage. He ... discuss

In the book “Stonewalled”, Sharyl Attkisson shows the answer is “yes”.  Myself, I had thought that the Fast and Furious scheme was simply an effort to trace how guns get to M ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - Christian Songs and Stories - Tony Funderburk - Christian Songs and Stories So, how do you understand the inexplicable? You can’t. Or can you? Or is there really such a thing as un ... discuss

I think being a teen is crazy. It’s like a roller coaster and we’re standing on the loop-de-loop. (Or something like that. I’ve never been great with analogies.) Anyway, I wanted to ... discuss

Shemeka Michelle:When I had an abortion, it was a traumatizing life experience. I felt such shame sitting in the waiting room. That shame only increased when one of the nurses assisting the proce ... discuss

There he was, forty years ago, in a small village of the State of New York; no railroad yet, and even the Erie Canal many miles distant. He was the village blacksmith, his establishment consisting of ... discuss

A friend and I were talking recently, and we discussed the current state of Christian publishing. He asked me, “What really good books have not yet been written?” I thought about it for a ... discuss

I have often heard on Catholic radio that the size of the Catechism of the Catholic Church is intimidating for many people. I am not one of those people since a 802 page tome is like a good start for ... discuss

I'm glad John Robson brought up the topic of LSD in the 1960s. I know he was trying to make a point about trends and periods needing each other, but my interest is about the influence of the drug itse ... discuss

Hillary: What Difference Does It Make?It will make a great difference to Americaif this Harridan* is elected President.by Patrick L. Booth, Contributing Author: I love Arkansas! I graduated high schoo ... discuss

by Dakota L. Wood: Congress is at odds with the Obama administration over the framework for a proposed deal with Iran regarding its nuclear program.The administration says its approach to a negotiated ... discuss

Deafness and Child Development; a very interesting text by Kathy Meadows, Survey of Residential and Day Schools for Deaf Students in the United States That Identify Themselves as Bilingual-Bicultural ... discuss

Today I met a 14 year old boy who was paralyzed in a freak accident last summer. He is quadriplegic. It's not yet been a year since his accident. I'm not sure if the reality of severe, permanent ... discuss

TweetBy Devorah GilmanShe marched up angrily to the “Free Speech Board” that was part of the Genocide Awareness Project (GAP) we had just set up on her University campus. She grabbed a marker and ... discuss

My friend Jacob Rudolfsson from Sweden joined me this morning with roughly a thousand people outside Ford’s Theater in Washington. We had come for an early morning tribute. Today is the 150th An ... discuss

Dr. Michael Youssef has these comments about witnessing:…Many Christians talk about witnessing but most don’t have a truly accurate view of what being a witness means. To better understand the ter ... discuss

by Kelli I certainly find it ironic that a university that has dedicated itself to the advancement of medicine and biology would find displaying medically accurate fetal models disturbing and offensi ... discuss

Today I met a 14 year old boy who was paralyzed in a freak accident last summer. He is quadriplegic. It's not yet been just a year since his accident. I'm not sure if the reality of severe, perma ... discuss

Federal officials have designated portions of 11 drought-ridden Western and Central states as primary natural disaster areas.Map from UDSA.gov.  Image from NBCDFW.com.James Stafford, Contrib ... discuss

by Paul Jacob, Contributing Author: Is it time to spell out the IRS as the Internal Revenue Scandal?The IRS has so many scandals under its belt.But the biggest, from a broad, threat-to-the-republic po ... discuss

Deep down I have felt and believed for some time now that the ongoing global warming scare, much like the Darwinian theory of evolution, was a convenient, politically correct, money-driven and agenda- ... discuss

The top Republican int he Senate is challenging Democrats to stop filibustering a bill to help victims of sex trafficking over their desire to force Americans to pay for abortions. Senate Democrats ha ... discuss

Vatican City, Apr 15, 2015 / 09:22 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis has warned against gender theories which seek to eradicate differences between man and woman, saying they perpetuate the very probl ... discuss

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

Catholic colleges and law schools can proudly claim 66 alumni in the U.S. House of Representatives—which amounts to 15 percent of the House, about double the Catholic share of four-year colleges in ... discuss

 MSNBC’s Harris-Perry: Abortion a ‘Basic Core Skill’ for Med Students By Katie Yoder Hippocratic Oath be damned. Abortion schoo ... discuss

 “A Child’s future is worth every sacrifice” By Dave Andrusko Mercatornet.com is an exceeding helpful pro-life site. I peruse it ev ... discuss

It is one of the questions I’m asked the most often. We’ve all experienced it. You’re talking to someone about abortion or something else and it’s just not going very well. You start doubting ... discuss

by CitizenLink Team: A group of influential leaders sent a letter to Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson thanking him for standing up for religious freedom.After weeks of misleading news stories about Religi ... discuss

Deep down I have always felt and believed that the ongoing global warming scare, like the theory of evolution, was a convenient, politically correct, money-driven and agenda-driven ideology lacking ad ... discuss

I’m inquisitive by nature and have to know the hows and whys and wherefores, and the background history and more besides. Which brings me to one of those questions I have that really doesn’ ... discuss

Hippocratic Oath be damned. Abortion schooling is a must for physicians, according to one MSNBC host. During her MSNBC’s Lean Forward on April 11, host Melissa Harris-Perry questioned Physicians f ... discuss

Rome, Italy, Apr 14, 2015 / 12:25 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis' comments on the extermination of Armenian Christians in early 20th century Turkey prompted a strongly worded criticism from the Tur ... discuss

Divine Mercy Sunday(Click here for readings)By FR ALFONSE NAZZAROThomas, called Didymus, one of the Twelve, was not with them when Jesus came.  So the other disciples said to him, "We have seen t ... discuss

 There has been a lot of progress over the years, in understanding the impact of abortion.  I personally, will always be so grateful to the Elliot Institute for understanding exactly how ... discuss

by Kelsey Harkness, The Daily Signal: Mary Spaulding Balch has been fighting against what she calls “dismemberment abortion” since she was 17 years old.Now, at 60, she’s breathing a sigh of reli ... discuss

The Obama Admin just released a 21 page report on the impact human-induced global warming will have on the country. As you can imagine, it's not looking good for us. Especially immigrants, people of c ... discuss

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Today for Washington, D.C. - April 13, 2015The House is to reconvene at 2 PM today.  No bills or votes are expected to be considered until 4PMThe Senate will reconvene at 2 PM today. At 5:30 PM, ... discuss

by Ken Blackwell, Contributing Author: Republicans have been in control of both ends of Capitol Hill for nearly four months and one would be hard-pressed to notice any change. Apart from votes on Keys ... discuss

by Alan Caruba, Contributing Author: Most of know whether we are living in good times or bad. Some of us warn of decline when we see it coming. Some choose to ignore it by distracting themselves. The ... discuss

Outside my window...I am thinking...about Calvin moving away on Saturday.On Friday each of us took turns helping him to get his stuff loaded. Sam helped move the washer and dryer, Noah moved book case ... discuss

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

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxtonby Josh Siegel: As a federal appeals court considers whether to keep or rescind a hold on Obama’s immigration program, the attorney general of the state leading the ... 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

Pray today that God's divine mercy will fall on this vale of tears."God has given me to understand that there is but one thing that is of infinite value in His eyes, and that is love of God; love, lov ... discuss

Song of Songs, or Song of Solomon if you prefer, must be one of the most controversial books in the whole Bible, and whether it is meant to be literal or allegorical (or both) is one of the gr ... discuss

Among all of the elements of devotion to The Divine Mercy requested by our Lord through Sr. Faustina, the Feast of Mercy holds first place. The Lord's will with regard to its establishment was already ... discuss

With trips to the US, Christmas, New Years, the summer break, Madeleine’s work, my preaching and juggling the family and the launch of my book, it has been a while since I blogged. Since the la ... discuss

Saturday in the Octave of Easter(Click here for readings)By JENNIFER BURGINObserving the boldness of Peter and John and perceiving them to be uneducated, ordinary men, the leaders, elders, a ... discuss

The solution to many, MANY public policy problems is – less government. Governments’ regulatory hammers and checkbooks are simply gi-normous.  The federal government alone spent last year nea ... discuss

Not so long ago, Americans placed little faith and trust in ambulance chasers (aka lawyers) or politicians, and wisely so according to our Founders who had no faith or trust in any person seeking pow ... discuss

Introductory Background While modern leftist academics routinely mock the Judeo-Christian apocalypse prophesied in both the Old and New Testaments (Joel 2; Isaiah 24; Matthew 24-25; 2 Thessalonians 1- ... discuss

You’ve probably heard the story about the pending attempt at a head transplant.  I’m not making it up.  A terminally ill man has volunteered to try, knowing full well he will most likely ... discuss

Cuban dictator Raul Castroby Ana Quintana: Later this week at the Summit of the Americas, President Obama is expected to announce Cuba’s removal from the State Sponsors of Terrorism List. The State ... discuss

An Authentic Pastoral Approach Incorporates Mercy and Truth to Reconcile the Sinner to Christ Of all the wondrous things that can be said about God, many would agree that His greatest attribute is Hi ... discuss

An Authentic Pastoral Approach Incorporates Mercy and Truth to Reconcile the Sinner to Christ Reconciling Divine Mercy with the Truth by Msgr. Barreiro and Father West. Divine Mercy Sunday 2015 Of all ... discuss

And it takes "devilish" intentions to know "devilish" intentions. White House Dossier - Obama: No Iranian Nuclear Weapon "on my Watch" Whoa whoa whoa whoa waydasecond. ere? The Israelis have pic ... discuss

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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

Vatican City, Apr 9, 2015 / 05:08 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A top African cardinal says that German cardinal Walter Kasper – who's stirred controversy over his views promoting Communion for the divor ... discuss

In the United Kingdom, Ellen Brown was asked by her mom, Jenny Dias, and stepdad Tony to act as surrogates so they could have a baby. In 1990, Jenny split from Ellen’s dad and met Tony two years lat ... discuss

In Russia, a 30-year-old man has volunteered to become the world’s first head transplant. Valery Spiridonov (pictured) has a rare genetic disordered called Werdnig-Hoffman disease, which is a s ... discuss

There is a beautiful Eucharistic prayer in our faith that goes like this, ‘When we were sinners and could not find our way to you, you loved us more than ever.” How beautiful, that when we were l ... discuss

As baseball season begins this week, a Triple-A pitcher for the Texas Rangers organization has much to celebrate. Jon Edwards underwent surgery to remove testicular cancer in December; one day later, ... discuss

 “Dehumanizing the Vulnerable: The War of Words Against the Victims” By Dave Andrusko What a picker-upper. Just today I received an e ... discuss

Mary Magdalen was the first one to see the risen Christ, except maybe His mother.  How devoted was Mary!  The deciples are sitting in a room with door locked but Mary is at the tomb, crying. ... discuss

Ralph Benkoby Ralph Benko, Contributing Author: As noted in my preceding column Dr. Paul Krugman’s reflections, as published in the UK Guardian at the end of 2012, Paul Krugman: Asimov’s Foundatio ... discuss

In England, 30-year-old Julie Smith discovered that she was still pregnant three months after having an abortion. Julie took the morning after pill in August 2014 but realized a month later that the p ... discuss

The Day of the Lord   “But the day of the Lord will come as a thief in the night; in which the heavens will pass away with a great noise, and the elements will be dissolved with fervent heat, a ... discuss

Early man was like a house wired for light, but for a long time was in darkness; then a switch was thrown, and the house was full of light. Humans became conscious beings; conscious of their own exist ... discuss

Brethren, Peace be with you. This, according to Catholic.org:Jerusalem geologist Dr. Aryeh Shimron claims he has "virtually unequivocal evidence" that could solve the mystery of Christ's remains. It ... discuss

 Death, lies, and relativism in the Purvi Patel feticide conviction By Calvin Freiburger Proving that there are still states which take b ... discuss

In one of Miss Mason’s books she talks about the value of having the  children look long upon a picture or a particular vista while out on  a nature walk, and memorize it so they can close the ... discuss

A woman in Indianapolis was jailed last week for feticide. This is the story of a pro-choice redditor who looked into the details of the conviction and discovered that many media stories about this ca ... discuss

I know I'm notoriously private about my love life (friends like to joke that I'll probably be married before they find out there's even a guy in my life) but I've been inspired to write about romantic ... discuss

I very much dislike feeling as if I must defend my love for Lily or defend the fact that she is an irreplaceable precious life that I will grieve for the rest of my days. Lily is just as real as any o ... discuss

 Anne Lamott, abortion, and the “cat” she did not allow in her life By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. Author Anne Lamott turns 61 this ... discuss

Senator Rand Paul ha  launched his campaign for the Republican nomination for president in what will likely be a crowded pro-life field next year. Paul is a pro-life senator who maintains a 100% pro- ... discuss

Day Six is an account of the ‘programming’ of human DNA to form the neurological structures in the brain that give us the ability to distinguish between right and wrong. It explains why the human ... discuss

Washington D.C., Apr 7, 2015 / 12:04 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Boko Haram gained notoriety last April, by kidnapping some 300 girls from a boarding school in northeast Nigeria. But the militant Islamist gr ... discuss

Thankfully, They Elaboratedby Seton Motley, Contributing Author: The solution to many, MANY public policy problems is - less government. Governments’ regulatory hammers and checkbooks are simply g ... discuss

The holy Bible is authored by God Almighty, and He has unequivocally denied anyone "artistic license" concerning His Word. In the holy Scriptures, God reveals Himself as—Savior to those He graciousl ... discuss

The Collect.GRANT, we beseech thee, Almighty God, that we who celebrate with reverence the Paschal feast, may be found worthy to attain to everlasting joys; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.The Epi ... discuss

Jewels Green is a post-abortive mother of three who worked in an abortion clinic before becoming pro-life. She will share her powerful story this year at the 2015 National Right to Life Convention to ... discuss

Jude Peters celebrated a milestone birthday on Sunday, but his first birthday was unlike those of most children. To understand the importance of Jude’s birthday and bing it into context, conside ... discuss

Really?Following the most recent measles outbreak, popular contempt for vaccine skeptics (or, as their detractors prefer, “anti-vaxxers”) has reached an alarming high.  Even mainstream news s ... discuss

Outside my window...Babyland at Holy Cross Cemetery, after my family hung all the Easter eggs on the bushes.Rosie practicing for track season on her own.Noah's first meet of the season.I am thinking.. ... discuss

Top Ten Hints for a Successful MarriageHere are ten practical exhortations to keep your marriage sharp, happy, and as effective a ministry as it can be.10) Take Nothing for Granted.Routine can be comf ... discuss

TweetBy Jonathon Van MarenJustin Trudeau’s ghost-written memoir—Common Ground—is many things. It’s as excruciatingly slow as Hillary Clinton’s Living History, and contains passages as painfu ... discuss

  The Ryerson Student’s Union thinks sexual violence is a problem. Pro-lifers agree, and we’ve got some solutions.    Adam Peters    ... discuss

By Joe Kral Since 1999, Texas has defined artificially administered nutrition and hydration (AANH) as something that is not morally considered ordinary care. In fact, the law essentially determines th ... discuss

From Prager University and economist Walter E. Williams, something that most Americans used to understand almost instinctively: profit in the free market. Today, however, after several decades of dumb ... discuss

We are at an interesting point in history. I guess there’s never really a boring point in history, but there are definitely times when things advance or unravel in a hurry. And today we are ... 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

Easter Sunday, (April 5, 2015) Holy Cross Lutheran Church Rocklin, California Rev. Todd A. Peperkorn Mark 16:1–8 http://www.lutheranlogomaniac.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/Sermon-4-5-15-Easter.mp ... discuss

Stanislav Zhukovsky, Easter TableHope your Easter table was something like this one.  Here's what the Holy Father had to say at the Easter Vigil.“Entering the tomb, they saw a young man sitting ... discuss

‘Over the last several years, we have listened with increasing alarm to the testimony of senior intelligence officials and private sector experts about the growing cybersecurity threat to our nation ... discuss

There is but one answer and hope. On entering the tomb they saw a young man sitting on the right side, clothed in a white robe, and they were utterly amazed. He said to them, “Do not be amazed! You ... discuss

The author interviewing Rand Paul. Libertarianism no longer seriously can be considered marginal. It has emerged as an important part of our public discourse. Sen. Rand Paul writes, “They say the li ... discuss

 Parents of twins, one with skull disorder, decide to choose life for both By Nancy Flanders Christopher and Eli Byrum. (Photo courtesy of ... discuss

When was the last time anyone heard a sermon that condemned the evils of fornication, or adultery, or cohabitation, or divorce, or bearing children outside wedlock (let alone homosexuality)? Controlli ... discuss

In San Antonio, Texas, hundreds of citizens showed up to a city hall meeting to protest the new Planned Parenthood building located in the 2100 block of Babcock Road. Lorie Rojas was one of the protes ... discuss

Imagine you run a shoddy abortion clinic that amasses a $36,000 fine by your state’s health department after an 18-year old patient dies. You file for bankruptcy, but your case is dismissed. Then, y ... discuss

The “God particle” or the Higgs Boson particle relates to the Standard Model (SM) theory of particle physics. The name derives from the name of the Scottish scientist, Peter Higgs, who helped deve ... discuss

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

An abortion advocacy group is running television commercials attacking Republican members of the U.S. Senate who put helping sex trafficking victims ahead of abortion funding. As LifeNews reported, De ... discuss

A woman in Indianapolis was jailed this week for feticide. This is the story of a pro-choice redditor who looked into the details of the conviction and discovered that many media stories about this ca ... discuss

It’s time for another Free Stuff Fridays, and we’ve got a great one for you this week. This week’s sponsor is Christian Focus and they are giving away some of their new and n ... discuss

From today's Office of Readings. From the Catecheses by Saint John Chrysostom, bishop The power of Christ's bloodIf we wish to understand the power of Christ’s blood, we should go back to the anci ... discuss

Two things happened today: 1) I received the enrollment agreement to JP Catholic (where I'll be working towards my Biblical Theology MA) and2) I found (without looking for them) notes from my CIN ... discuss

Post abortive people know agony. It is something they often live with every day of their lives. The agony of knowing you participated in the death of your child through abortion. Many times those stru ... discuss

Today in Washington, D.C.:Congress is not in session. D.C. Buzz Items:Democrat U.S. Senator Bob Menendez of New Jersey has been formally indicted on 14 counts of public corruption charges by a federal ... discuss

Pope Francis washing feet  I've been stewing on this post for awhile, and I think it's particularly timely as we enter the celebration of the Easter Triduum. Let's look for a minute at the tradit ... discuss

 Reflections on “The Abortion I Never Had” By Dave Andrusko What would you think might be the perspective of a woman who wrote a story ... discuss

Washington D.C., Apr 2, 2015 / 07:54 am (CNA).- As Catholics around the globe prepare for the Easter Triduum, the three-day period beginning with Holy Thursday and culminating in the celebration of Ea ... discuss

When I first began university, I was not surprised to see that the in-class dialogue about the issue of abortion was disproportionately pro-abortion. I expected that. What I was surprised about was th ... discuss

As we enter into the Triduum, we accompany Jesus on His journey to the cross and our salvation. It is a deep suffering, but at the same time, a comfort, knowing that He shared so much of what we have ... discuss

You and I are sinners. So is every person on this planet who calls themselves a Christian and this means we do not always witness to Jesus with our lives. Sometimes Christians do scandalous thing ... 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

In Florida, Dr. Nicole Fanarjian decided to stop delivering babies so that she could perform abortions. In an op-ed published on xoJane,  Famarjian explains that she had to make a choice between bein ... discuss

Microaggressions are defined by an article carried by the American Psychological Association as "racism is so subtle that neither victim nor perpetrator may entirely understand what is going on -- whi ... discuss

by Alan Caruba, Contributing Author: This is hardly the best week to demonstrate his intense hatred of Israel, but since he has devoted 18 months to a fruitless and foolish negotiation with Iran, one ... discuss

TweetWhat motivated you to join the pro-life movement? What continues to motivate you?I was motivated to join the pro-life movement out of a feeling of necessity. I knew abortion is a moral wrong and ... discuss

By: Alan Caruba Warning Signs This is hardly the best week to demonstrate his intense hatred of Israel, but since he has devoted 18 months to a fruitless and foolish negotiation with Iran, one can und ... discuss

Maurice Denis. The Road to Calvary/Montace au calvaire ou Le Calvaire. 1889.THE WAY TO CALVARYForming part of the procession, their presence making his impending death yet more shameful, are two convi ... discuss

... Shrieks of pain. Tears of terror. As my son was laid at my feet on the kitchen floor, I collapsed before him, unable to do anything for him before the ambulance arrived. And so I prayed. The two p ... discuss

Last Saturday I woke, took a cup of coffee outside and sat listening to the early morning sounds. A beautiful Spring day was promised. The birds were beginning to awaken, it was lovely, peaceful ... discuss

  I can always remember thinking as a kid that I never would have betrayed Jesus like Judas had done. I couldn’t understand how he could have made that choice. It all seemed so obvious. Now, y ... discuss

By Matthew Archbold | Katharine Jefferts Schori, presiding bishop of the Episcopal church, who is pro-choice on the issue of life, says climate change denial is a "moral issue." “Episcopa ... discuss

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

(LiveActionNews) — In September, 2014, Christina and Shawn Byrum, parents to seven children, were surprised and excited to discover that Christina was pregnant with identical twin boys. They thought ... discuss

Propers for Monday before EasterThe Collect.ALMIGHTY God, whose most dear Son went not up to joy but first he suffered pain, and entered not into glory before he was crucified; Mercifully grant that w ... discuss

I have always found the fight against so-called gay bigotry disingenuous.No matter how much you explain that the objection with homosexuality is with a behaviour, not people, they conflate the two, be ... discuss

This research article was published by the Heritage Foundation on March 24, 2015.Ryan AndersonBy Ryan T Anderson PhDAbstractAllowing physician-assisted suicide would be a grave mistake for four reason ... discuss

You have probably heard the saying before: A clean house is a sign of a wasted life. Whatever else the phrase means, it expresses some of the frustration and the sense of futility that attend ... discuss

By Adam Cassandra As we draw closer to the big U.S. Supreme Court decision this year on the legality of same-sex “marriage,” we can expect to see our Facebook timelines, Twitter feeds, email boxes ... discuss

I recently bought yet another cookbook, on the recommendation of several readers at my regular blog. The book is Extending the Table. It follows the same format as an old family favorite, The More Wit ... discuss

Blessed Paul VI celebrating Mass in the vernacularCredit:  rorate-caeli.blogspot.comI recently did a post [HERE] in which I discussed Father Z's reaction to the "whoopdeedoo", as he referred to i ... discuss

by Ralph Benko, Contributing Author : Libertarianism no longer seriously can be considered marginal. It has emerged as an important part of our public discourse.Sen. Rand Paul writes, “They say the ... discuss

Fascinating:  A microbioligist and a medieval scholar got together and tested an old Anglo Saxon remedy for the eye sty.  It seems it could be extremely effective on MRSA. The whole thing is pretty ... discuss

Wise words from Secular ProLife.Rule of Thumb: if your prolife sign is older than 5 years old, time to trash it and make a new one.There is nothing more stale than a stale pro-life sign with a stale s ... discuss

Chris Christie is a potential 2016 presidential candidate on the Republican side and, like the others who are mentioned as possibly seeking the GOP nomination, he is pro-life. Now, Christie has endors ... discuss

In 1977, Melissa Ohden survived a saline infusion abortion. Now she is the founder of The Abortion Survivors Network, an organization that exists to educate the public on abortion survivors and to off ... discuss

This article was published by Advocate Daily on March 30, 2015.Hugh ScherTop British Columbia courts have made it clear that oral nutrition should not be considered health care or medical treatment an ... discuss

-- The secular lay members of the Mystical Body of Christ have their own role to play in the history of salvation and a special dignity all our own that is different from that of priests and religious ... discuss

Since I started working as a pro-life advocate in 2011, I have deeply struggled with how to have productive conversations with moral relativists.  I could “win a debate” with them, but I have a l ... discuss

Before anyone gets on my case about not having the statues covered, I would like to say that this is a picture of the roses I got for my book cave on St. Therese's feast day last year. ;)This year, Le ... 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

If you take a look at Dawn Eden’s excellent book, The Thrill of the Chaste: Finding Fulfillment While Keeping Your Clothes On, you’ll see a little blurb from me that says: “Dawn Eden ... discuss

The US is aligned with Iran in Iraq, against Iran in Yemen, "...in Syria you have the US fighting both with Iran and against Iran in the same country." I will add, that with the US helping Iran to ge ... discuss

Following the War of Independence separating America from Great Britain and establishing a new free sovereign nation, our Founders set a course to establish a Constitutional Representative Republican ... 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

How are we to understand the Democratic Party’s view of what validates a “majority view.” For the DP, the votes of the American people do not themselves legitimize the existence of a majority. A ... discuss

I am proud to be an American, and proud of this nation’s history, culture, and accomplishments!  America is a melting pot of immigrants who brought rich heritages to our shores, became immersed in ... discuss

A state legislator in Ohio is defending her decision to have an abortion after she was a victim of rape and she made the bold move of sharing her personal story on the floor of the Ohio state legislat ... 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

It is very possible that the United States may follow the United Kingdom’s lead and sanction the genetic engineering of future generations using technologies that create human embryos with the g ... discuss

It is very possible that the United States may follow the United Kingdom's lead and sanction the genetic engineering of future generations using technologies that create human embryos with the ge ... discuss

Flag of the Dominican Republic SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic — As a result of the new government’s decision to amend the penal code to decriminalize abortion, the Dominican Republic is now ... discuss

Now this is very interesting…. The video: The Story: WASHINGTON — Senator Harry Reid, the tough tactician who has led Senate Democrats since 2005, will not seek re-election next year, bringin ... 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

30 Years of Ministry - Mark Altrogge shares some of the lessons he has learned in 30+ years of pastoral ministry. I think the 2nd lesson is my favorite. 10 Chapter Books for Dads to Read ... discuss

On Monday, U.S. District Court Judge John deGravelles in Louisiana quietly changed the trial date for a challenge to a much-discussed state pro-life law – arbitrarily allowing abortion providers th ... discuss

Tragically, according to the U.S. Department of Justice’s National Crime Victimization survey, 17.7 million American women have been victims of attempted or completed rape. When a woman is raped, sh ... discuss

This is the final post in a series of student testimonies following the SFLI trip the March for Life in Washington, D.C. Today’s story comes from Maddie, a freshman at Columbia College.  Maddie ... discuss

Great read: “One of the most distressing characteristics of education reformers is that they are hyper-focused on how students perform, but they ignore how students learn. Nowhere is this mispla ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - Christian Songs and Stories - Tony Funderburk - Christian Songs and Stories Asking “why?” about something is usually done with anxiety…tension…or a general di ... discuss

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(LiveActionNews) — Some of us start off as pro-life, but not all. Those who converted offer a certain kind of perspective. They saw the truth and the light, and they became pro-life! Here’s a ... discuss

Welcome! American Life Leagues Culture of Life Studies Program for grades K-12 offers teachers and parents a way to interact with students and help them understand and apply pro-life principles in al ... discuss

Some Thursday morning head swimmers: Best line/lines - AP's Matt Lee: You certainly have drunk the State Department Kool-Aid haven't ya? tary does not believe that Jerusalem is a holy city for hobbi ... discuss

Published on March 24.By Deborah RankinAMargaret Somervillelaw professor at McGill University says that a recent decision of the Supreme Court of Canada overturning the ban on assisted-suicide and eut ... discuss

Dear Community, This March 25th feast day, represents the symbolic interval of a full-term pregnancy, reminding us of the reality and dignity of human life from day one at the moment of conception. &# ... discuss

I was raped on my way to a professional exam.   After the incident, I kept telling myself that it didn’t happen and I had to move on. I almost believed myself — until I found out a month late ... discuss

Credit:  www.world-wide-art.comJames Christensen - The AnnunciationToday is an important solemnity in the Catholic Church. Today is the story of true greatness unrecognized by a world dazzled on ... discuss

by Hans Johnson Most human organs are absolutely vital to our health and well-being. Even those we once considered to be vestigial have turned out to have a use we just didn’t understand before. ... discuss

Monsignor Barreiro's and Father Peter West's article "Salvation begins in the womb; honouring the Annunciation" reminds us of the sacred work of the pro-life movement which seeks to protect Christ Him ... discuss

Flashback: by AF Brancovia ARRA News Service 7/28/14by Gary Bauer, Contributing Author: After Benjamin Netanyahu's reelection last week, I warned readers not to expect an end to the attacks by the Ob ... discuss

Loosely based on real life events in Korea in the eighties. From Wikipedia: “With only a high school diploma, legal attorney Song Woo-suk (Song Kang-ho) is somewhat of an outcast in Busan societ ... discuss

German Prelate Breaks Ranks With Cardinal Marx, Insists on Fidelity to RomeWhoa, a cardinal cat-fight. You almost never see a cardinal oppose another cardinal so openly, especially when they're from t ... discuss

An Open Letter to Bishop BootkoskiLepanto Insitute's (LI) open letter responds to one written by Bishop Bootkoski. Much of what he said in his letter is incorrect and alarming. He claims Patti Jannuzz ... discuss

Hussein Obama refuses to call ISIS Islamic terrorists. Over and over it is said by military and others - "You can't defeat an enemy unless you define it." We continue to poorly define who and what Hu ... discuss

Now that Benjamin Netanyahu has won what the Israeli media are calling "a decisive victory," people in Israel and around the world are asking themselves what Netanyahu's victory means to Israel and ... discuss

Okay, not taxes.  This is just about death. This is what my parents chose to do a few years ago.  They contacted a state university and made arrangements to donate their bodies to the medical depart ... discuss

From Mount Hor the children of Israel set out on the Red Sea road,to bypass the land of Edom.But with their patience worn out by the journey,the people complained against God and Moses,“Why have you ... discuss

Shawn Carney, Campaign Director, 40 Days for Life: We start off the final week of this 40 Days for Life campaign with HUGE news!Since the first coordinated 40 Days for Life campaign in 2007, we have n ... discuss

Scott Womack - Restaurant OwnerRob Bluey, editor-in-chief, The Daily Signal: Four years ago, my reporting on Obamacare brought me to the city of Terre Haute, Ind. Located near the Illinois’ bo ... discuss

For a few years, I have been working on babyloss comfort boxes to be given in honor and memory of Lily Katherine to the Birth Center where she was born. This has been a project for my mom and I to do ... discuss

I want more choice, but what I really want is the free market. I don't want to be forced to pay for channels I don't want, and I don't want to force others to do so, either. ... discuss




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