Topic: understand

By Stephanie Pacheco Abortion and euthanasia are generally viewed by our society as solutions to problems: they get rid of burdens. The usual suspects of this “burden” are disabled children who mi ... discuss

I recently received an email which encapsulates the threat that emanates from Islam. Islam is not the innocuous “religion of peace’ that some of our politically correct and corrupt politicians mak ... discuss

A news story has been making the rounds about a ridiculous elementary school regulation against students’ use of lip balm. A fifth-grader named Grace Karaffa requested some Chapstick while on ... discuss

Our Lady of Sorrows(click here for readings)By KATIE GROSSStanding by the cross of Jesus were his motherand his mother’s sister, Mary the wife of Clopas,and Mary Magdalene.When Jesus saw hi ... discuss

Boehner to take Obama to federal court on executive overreach?Impeachment won't work. Filing suit won't work. Only defunding can alter this regime’s reckless course. Ultimately, of course, the most ... discuss

For decades, the pro-life movement has had an internal debate on whether gays and lesbians have a place in the pro-life community. Many pro-life people say the obvious answer is yes — that every ... discuss

The Disability Rights Education & Defense Fund coordinated bringing the disability rights community together for this response. (Link to this article published by Not Dead Yet).September 13, 2014Dear ... discuss

William-Adolphe Bouguereau (French, 1825-1905), Pietà, 1876Behold, this child is destined for the fall and rise of many is Israel and for a sign that shall be contradicted. And your own soul a sword ... discuss

I find addiction, and the bondage of addiction, to be very difficult to understand. It seems like overcoming addiction should be so simple, and especially for the Christian: Instead of doing t ... discuss

A personal reflection from one who once feared her but came to love her dearly. Aleteia -Theresa Bonopartis There was a point in my life when the thought of Mary, the Mother of God—esp ... discuss

By Jessie Tappel, M.S. The breaking graphic video of Ray Rice assaulting his then-fiancée sent a ripple of anger as the country became a bystander to the horrific reality of violence. A gut-reaction ... discuss

Today is the Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross. This feast is also called the Triumph of the Cross, Elevation of the Cross, Holy Cross Day, Holy Rood Day, or Roodmas.The public veneration of t ... discuss

Has he lost his mind? Absolutely! Will anybody in the hierarchy shut him up? We wish!Catholic Cardinal McCarrick Embraces IslamNow read what a layman and a cleric who REALLY KNOW ISLAM say:“The Kora ... discuss

Second Reading from today's Office of ReadingsA discourse of St Andrew of CreteThe cross is Christ's glory and triumphWe are celebrating the feast of the cross which drove away darkness and brought in ... discuss

Vatican City, Sep 14, 2014 / 09:33 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On the Feast of the Exaltation of the Cross, Pope Francis used basic questions about the necessity of salvation to draw listeners deeper into Ch ... discuss

General Patton was famously quoted back during World War II that it wasn’t the job of the soldier to die for his country; his job was to make the other SOB die for his. Patton was correct, as is Rus ... discuss

Pope Francis made an impassioned appeal for peace in the world during his Angelus address, echoing his words yesterday at the World War I memorial in Redipuglia. The visit to the Austro-Hungarian ceme ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. IV: Ordinary: 632 Proper of Saints: 1404 Common of the Blessed Virgin Mary: 1649 Christian Prayer (single volume): Ordinary: 694 Proper of Saints: 1262 Comm ... discuss

I am having fun with my new phone. I like playing a Korean alphabet game on a free app called, aptly, Hangeul. It’s a boxing thing with a cartoon dog and a punching bag. I like watching K-dram ... discuss

Today in Washington, D.C, Sept 12, 2014:The House is not in session today and will reconvene at 12 PM on Monday, Sept. 15, 2014.The Senate also is not in session today and will reconvene at 2 PM on M ... discuss

  If I pointed out that involvement in every major 20th-century conflict the US was part of occurred on liberals’ watch, it might not be entirely fair. True, there was WWI under Wilson, WWII un ... discuss

The 2nd Edition of my Ebook has been released! To celebrate, I'm offering it for 50% off for a limited time only.Here is what a few Catholic writers and/or bloggers have said:“Love it or hate it, th ... discuss

The title of the September 8 USA Today column was a bit misleading. Author Tom Krattenmaker’s focus was urging pro-life Christians to become involved in the effort to sustain water, the growin ... discuss

by Alan Caruba, Contributing Author: "ISIS is not Islamic", said Barack Obama as he gave yet another vapid speech to say what he will or will not do next about the threat of Islam. What he said is ... discuss

Valerie Macon, former Poet Laureate of NC and author of Sleeping Rough, a collection of poems about the homeless By Mick Hunt In mid-July the Republican governor of North Carolina dropped a bombshell ... discuss

Republican nominee for Governor, Asa Hutchinson, has received the official endorsement of National Right to Life and the state chapter, Arkansas Right to Life, a non-profit public service organization ... discuss

I am scratching my head over this article about the latest disease scare, the ‘mysterious’ respiratory virus sweeping the US.  I have asked several people, including those who do vax and ... discuss

Cardinal Timothy Dolan is going to be the Grand Marshal of the next St. Patrick's Day parade in New York. Which was fine and dandy until the parade organizers decided to allow a LGBT group to march wi ... discuss

 Justice Ginsburg revisits strategy behind Roe where “nine unelected judges” decided the abortion issue for the entire nation  By Dave Andrusko Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bade ... discuss

The Rhyme and Reason of Love and Life - by Tony Funderburk Many times, in sports, you’ll hear an announcer say something like, “Man, he really gave his all.” Or you might hear “ ... discuss

There were two weeks left in summer vacation. For another two weeks, the kids would be off school and out of class. For another two weeks they would experience the freedom they long for throug ... discuss

Here are some new Kindle deals: Multiply by Francis Chan ($2.99); The Attributes of God by A.W. Pink ($0.99); How Sermons Work by David Murray ($4.39); Minority Report by Carl Trueman ($3.99); ... discuss

When Benjamin Franklin was asked, following the Constitutional Convention, what kind of government our new nation would have, he replied, “a Republic, if you can keep it!” If you asked the averag ... discuss

Jessica Valenti, a pro-abortion writer who once admitted that she believes abortion should be legal in every circumstance, wrote an article entitled Bravo for Wendy Davis, but Women’s Abortions ... discuss

Thirteen years have gone by since al-Qaeda attacked us on American soil, and not yet has a day gone by that I haven’t missed my brother. I was an eight year old child on 9/11/2001. He was just s ... discuss

It seems as if every few months pro-abortion Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg gives a speech and/or interview in which she talks about how if only the Supreme Court had reached the same decis ... discuss

Today and yesterday, a major pro-family conference entitled International Forum ‘Large family and the future of humanity’ has been held in the Kremlin, Moscow. SPUC staff, as well as many colleagu ... discuss

Vatican City, Sep 11, 2014 / 10:12 am (CNA/EWTN News).- During his homily at daily Mass on Thursday Pope Francis focused on authentic Christian love, stressing that it’s not selfish, but freely ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. IV: Ordinary: 615 Proper of Seasons: 243 Psalter: Friday, Week III, 1046 Christian Prayer: Does not contain Office of Readings. Office of Readings for Frida ... discuss

The decision by Cardinal Timothy Dolan regarding the New York St. Patrick’s Day Parade seems to be another Rorschach inkblot test in St. Blogs and elsewhere. Opinions range from the Cardinal bei ... discuss

From: bharb Sent: Tuesday, September 09, 2014 Subject: Why?Obama who? Obama who?? I don't know who wrote this, but it sure as hell is interesting.  I've heard about the lack of a Co ... discuss

Gengis Kan by John Nantz, Townhall:“One day in the pavilion at Karakorum he [Genghis Kahn] asked an officer of the Mongol guard what, in all the world, could bring the greatest happiness.‘The open ... discuss

Today in Washington, D.C. - Sept. 10, 2014Tonight, all of America awaits President Obama's outline a comprehensive strategy for destroying and defeating ISIL.Yesterday, House Speaker John Boehner met ... discuss

The Islamic State has made sure that images of its horrific deeds continue to spread all over the world via YouTube and social media. President Obama, David Cameron, and various TV pundits claim that ... discuss

Wednesday of the Twenty-Third Week in Ordinary Time(Click here for readings)By Benedict Augustine“Rejoice and leap for joy on that day!Behold, your reward will be great in heaven.”Without ... discuss

Thank you all for reading this and trying to understand what this new aggregater is going to be. Yes, it isn't Catholic, but once I give you my newest definition, a much more focused definition, you' ... discuss

.1. DEFINING MARRIAGE: Conjugal vs. Revisionist viewsConjugal View: Marriage is the union of a man and a woman who make a permanent and exclusive commitment to each other of the type that is natural ... discuss

Just recently I encountered a piece by Daniel Pipes in which he took a somewhat dismissive attitude toward the ISIS / ISIL phenomenon as another of those groups that often appear in the Middle East, b ... discuss

AP Photo/John Locher You may have heard about the “once in a thousand years” storm that hit our home office earlier this week. If you’ve seen the images on the news you know: it was surreal. Hig ... discuss

One of the most counter-cultural ways to live right now is to be a faithful Catholic. This means we will not be understood very well, at least by many people. Furthermore, one of the most common phras ... discuss

Unless you are as antisocial as I am, you don’t want to be my neighbor. It’s a strange thing, but some of you have  said from time to time you’d love to be one of my neighbors.  It ... discuss

I mentioned last year that work had begun on a memorial in Germany for the 300,000 people murdered by the Nazis for having mental and physical disabilities or chronic illnesses. That memorial finally ... discuss

  Toronto hospital illegally imposed ‘do-not-resuscitate’ order against wishes of dying man’s family, medical board rules By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director, Euthanasia Prev ... discuss

On July 2, 2014, Missouri Gov. Nixon vetoed a bill which would extend the 24 hour waiting period to obtain an abortion to 72 hours, which would be the third such law in the nation, after Utah and Sout ... discuss

Some pro-life activists say one of the best ways to get people to change their minds about supporting abortion would be to show an abortion procedure on television. Their contention is that the viscer ... discuss

About those times when you feel like you are moving backwards on your road to healing... We all have them. Those times when we feel we are moving backwards instead of forwards on our journey of healin ... discuss

The problem with all of this posturing is that the video released by TMZ does not really constitute new - or at least probative - evidence at all…. [W]e know from Rice’s own admission that ... discuss

Today’s Kindle deals are exceptionally good: Recovering Redemption by Matt Chandler ($4.99). B&H has several of their new, good, reader-friendly Exalting Jesus commentaries on sale: ... discuss

David Limbaugh Discusses Latest Book “Jesus on Trial” on Hannity (Video) Posted by Jim Hoft on Monday, September 8, 2014, 11:12 PM Author, lawyer and columnist David Limbaugh was on Hannity tonig ... discuss

The Health Professions Appeal and Review Board rejected a decision by the Ontario College of Physicians and Surgeons and provided some Justice for the family of Douglas DeGuerre, who died on September ... discuss

By Publius Huldah Those pushing for the so-called “convention of states” 1 say we must amend the Constitution because the people in Washington “don’t understand it”. Rubbish! Our Constitutio ... discuss

Conversations with God (and the Robbieisms He used to snap me out of my offense) So, a funny thing happened on the way to spiritual maturity… We can think we are on our way to becoming the person ... discuss

The former Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge, has announced she’s pregnant with baby number two. And once again, the world seems to understand that an unborn baby is a baby, and not somet ... discuss

Fr. Frank Pavone, National Director, Priests for Life A year from now, believers from around the world will gather with the Pope in Philadelphia to celebrate God’s gift of the family. Marked by ... discuss

I am sure you have heard by now that a group of hackers invaded the private accounts of a list of celebrities, found their photographs, and released them to the public. The celebrities were yo ... discuss

This was a confusing article to me. It’s about cooking at home and how it’s not always the joyous lovely experience it’s cracked up to be, because moms have to deal with stuff like, ... discuss

by Alan Caruba, Contributing Author: If I need my car repaired, I do not take it to a dentist. If I am seeking advice about the climate I check out what climatologists and meteorologists are saying ... discuss

On the eve of the 13th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks and the 2nd anniversary of the 9/11/12 attack (aka "phony scandal") in Benghazi, Obama is going to make a speech.He apparently is set to alter hi ... discuss

by Tom Balek, Contributing Author: Every now and then I complain that the news media/liberal government is totally geared to our tiny little attention spans (the news media and liberal government ... discuss

Hello. Don’t recognize me? That’s OK, I understand. My name was Antonio West. I was the 13-month old child who was shot in the face at point blank range by two black teens who were attemp ... discuss

Credit:  www.christinemonohan.netSometimes I think that almost all Catholic blogs are written by just one person because they all sound exactly the same. No one ever seems to have an original th ... discuss

Rick Santorum lashed out at Rand Paul on Friday, September 5th, 2014.  Take a look for yourself! I agree 100% with Rick Santorum. I disagree with posting it, however.  Especially if Rick Santorum i ... discuss

Vatican City, Sep 7, 2014 / 08:23 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Addressing thousands of pilgrims in Saint Peter's Square during his weekly Sunday Angelus address, Pope Francis called for peace in Ukraine and L ... discuss

In the spring of 2014, the conservative firebrand, Steve Deace, published a book entitled Rules for Patriots. Deace is a take no prisoners kind of guy. He is well-known in the conservative circuit, b ... discuss

The traditional conception of hell understands the punishment of the finally impenitent to be conscious eternal torment. The punishment of hell is eternal in the sense of it being of unending duratio ... discuss

--If you've never read one of Janet Evanovich's books about Stephanie Plum, you are missing out.--If I had to describe the books, they are similar to Sue Grafton's series about private detective, Kins ... discuss

Cosmo's going political. Not sure how that's a change. I haven't looked at a fashion mag except in the grocery line in decades, but last I looked they all promoted Planned Parenthood and fashionable l ... discuss

The official response of the Obama administration to the recent beheading of two Americans in Syria by ISIS has been muddled at best. The often timid and tepid statements by various White House spokes ... discuss

Ever since we got this black and white president, race is always an issue. And I guess the blacks thought things would get better with a black, liberal president. Especially one that feels nobody̵ ... discuss

 As the number of babies surviving at 23 weeks grows, calls for abortion reform in Great Britain mount By Dave Andrusko Premature: Lily Burrows, pictured with mother Gillian, had just ... discuss

Bishop Philip EganThis morning SPUC's national conference 2014 was privileged to be addressed by the Rt. Rev. Philip Egan, the Catholic bishop of Portsmouth, on the forthcoming Synod on the Family and ... discuss

Credit:  sites.google.comMost of us read "Catcher In The Rye" by JD Salinger at some point in our adolescence. I think I was 16 when I read it. It has become a classic American novel. It has m ... discuss

   From: bham Sent: Monday, September 01, 2014 Subject:  Antonio West This happened earlier this year. This would really open up a bucket of worms if I put this in the local pap ... discuss

VP Joe Biden: "We Will Follow ISIS To The Gates Of Hell" by David M. Huntwork, Contributing Author: The official response of the Obama administration to the recent beheading of two Americans in Syria ... discuss

“We pray for an end to senseless violence and dawn of peace and reconciliation among all members of the human family.” – Pope Francis: August 25, 2014 The slaughter of Christians and rel ... discuss

by Judie Brown, American Life League: After Tiller is a film set to air on Labor Day, September 1, 2014, on Public Broadcasting Service. The drama is being presented to the public as a “point of v ... discuss

In my three years at Cardinal Ritter High School, I was able to work with a lot of amazing young people!  I walked away from Ritter most days being completely inspired by the perseverance, holine ... discuss

Here are some stories that have gotten my attention, lieu of an actual blogpost.A Modest Proposal for Dying Religious Communities This article claims that dying (re: liberal) Catholic religious commun ... discuss

I received the following forwarded email sent out by Christian McDonnell. I'm happy she copied the text of Msgr. Pope's blog article before it disappeared in a puff of incense! Here’s the full ... discuss

There is a saying that when a woman who has been hanging around a man for a while finally gets married to him, he has made of her an "honest woman".Kind of makes you wonder what she had been all this ... discuss

Vatican City, Sep 5, 2014 / 07:03 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In his daily homily on Friday Pope Francis discussed how the Pharisees condemned Jesus' apostles for not fasting, saying that Jesus renews the ol ... discuss

I am in the unique and enjoyable position of receiving copies of most of the latest and greatest Christian books. Over the past couple of weeks I’ve received and awful lot of them and, in so ... discuss

To the average student or even to the normal person, the only known universe to them is using the average calculators. Some do not even know that there are actually devices called scientific calculato ... discuss

For a change of pace and in a bit of balance, I wanted to write a post about what it’s like to live with somebody who has PTSD, because of course, that is certainly no picnic at all. I tried, ab ... discuss

By Mark Shea | My friend Ludwig was puzzled. "I don't understand," he said, "what is meant by those who say grace is imparted through sacraments. It seems to me to involve an intolerably narrow ... discuss

By Alex SchadenbergExecutive Director - Euthanasia Prevention CoalitionThe Health Professions Appeal and Review Board rejected a decision by the Ontario College of Physicians and Surgeons and provided ... discuss

NORTHANGER ABBEY.It began with Northanger Abbey. I'm considering reading this on my podcast so I reread it after having done so many years ago.(And then Jesse from SFFaudio asked if I wanted to discus ... discuss

Person President Obama Most Loves - Himself! ~ ARRA News Editor by Michael Barone, Townhall.com: Some time ago I contrasted the reaction a conservative would get if he were in the same room with the t ... discuss

by Kelsey Harris, Heritage Foundation: “When you and I were in school, we used to just memorize 9 plus 6 equals 15. Not anymore. With the Common Core, students need to understand why that’s th ... discuss

Since the days of my youth I have loved music. For years I belonged to different orchestras and concert bands as well as listening to the popular music that played on the radio. As I began to grow in ... discuss

This is a long and thoughtful read, not just about Ferguson, but about poverty, racism, the court system, the financial incentives courts and police have for adding charge after charge, fine after fin ... discuss

By Monsignor Charles PopeThe time for happy-clappy, lighthearted engagement of our culture may be nearing an end. Sometimes it takes a while to understand that what used to work no longer works. Let ... discuss

Welcome back to Heavenly Springs! Today we will conclude our series on Susannah Thompson Spurgeon. In Part 1, we covered her early years, courtship, and marriage. In Part 2 we discussed some of her s ... discuss

 Advance Planning for Treatment Denial “Conversations” Spread — But What is Driving the Conversation? By Jennifer Popik, JD, Robert Powell Center for Medical Ethics From her cub ... discuss

“But unto you that fear my name shall the sun of righteousness arise with healing in his wings; and ye shall go forth, and gambol as calves of the stall.”  ERV (Read these scriptures and mor ... discuss

Reading the news, it would be very easy to live our lives today in a constant state of fear. War seems to be everywhere, and it is seldom reported by our major news services.  For example, there ... discuss

YOU DON’T HAVE TO WORRY ABOUT THE RISING COST OF LIVING, SO LONG AS YOU DON’T EAT Yes indeed, America’s golfer-in-chief has recently left his cycling & fund-raising vacation at his Martha’s Vi ... discuss

Last Saturday evening (4/26/2014) as I lay in bed, ready to fall asleep, I received one of those late night calls, as parents, we dread receiving. However, rather from one of our children, or even Mom ... discuss

These two movies have immensely poignant endings; Originally it was to be a trilogy but the 3rd movie was never made.Jack Nicholson starred in both."Chinatown" while a specific place, is also indicati ... discuss

It would be wonderful if, amid the culture wars, our families’ playgrounds and playing fields could be declared “neutral territory” – places dedicated to healthy recreation and spirited compe ... discuss

Dear Student Headed Back to a Public or CINO School,congrats on returning to school this Fall semester! If you're a freshman, good luck on your new journey. If you're just continuing, good luck on the ... discuss

This article was published by Euthanasia Free New Zealand (PDF Link).David RichmondBy Dr David RichmondAdvocates of legalising euthanasia are desperate to argue for the ethical equivalence of two ... discuss

Pentecost 12, Proper 17a, (August 31, 2014) Holy Cross Lutheran Church Rev. Todd A. Peperkorn (Matthew 16:21–28) http://www.lutheranlogomaniac.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/Sermon-8-31-14.mp3 Suff ... discuss

I love this powerful quote from our Holy Father on the importance of understanding the Holy Spirit:"The authority of Jesus - and the authority of the Christian – comes from this ability to understan ... discuss

Vatican City, Sep 2, 2014 / 09:04 am (CNA/EWTN News).- A Christian earns his ability to speak with authority from the Holy Spirit, not from a theology degree, Pope Francis said during his daily Mass a ... discuss

Two recent cases of parents wanting their surrogate mother to have an abortion when tests revealed the baby had some sort of disability have received international attention in recent weeks. Now, yet ... discuss

By Mitchell Kalpakgian, Ph.D. The ancient philosophers sought to understand the order of the world by comprehending the nature of things. All things that exist have a nature and an essence, and they m ... discuss

From Abby Johnson:"I admit that I’ve only been a prolifer for four and a half years. But I have been a student of this debate for 12 and half years. I’m no expert on all things prolife. But I know ... discuss

Monday of the Twenty-Second Week in Ordinary TimeBy KATIE G.Jesus came to Nazareth, where he had grown up,and went according to his custominto the synagogue on the sabbath day.He s ... discuss

“Clarifying The Bible is an AMAZING resource! Mitch has provided an enriching way to dive into the Scriptures for anyone, no matter where you are in life. I’ve seen personally, from a sma ... discuss

Now what is this video got to do with this blog?Simple!This guy was publicly reprimanded for wearing uniform/garment/medals etc. when he is not even a Marine!Ergo, he is NOT WORTHY to wear this!"But ... discuss

by Newt Gingrich: Instead of criticizing President Barack Obama's lack of an effective national security policy as the terrorist threat of the Islamic State grows in Syria and Iraq, it might be help ... discuss

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi leader of ISIS by David M. Huntwork, Contributing Author: The Muslim world has been without a Caliph and Commander of the Faithful for ninety years, and now the new fundamentali ... 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

  Sister of three aborted babies: “Our grief is real”   Sarah Terzo   shareSara is ... discuss

Aug 31 - Homily: I Allowed Myself to be Duped Fr. Joachim reflects on the verse from the first reading in Jeremiah, "I have been duped, and I have let myself be duped." to understand the difficulti ... discuss

"Surely the Lord purposes precious friendships as quiet whispers of encouragement along the paths we walk." -Kala Allen (my sister-in-law)Five years ago this month, the Lord brought a very special fri ... discuss

Visiting my granddaughter, a freshman at the University of Steubenville, I took a turn around the bookstore and picked up Alice Von Hildebrand's biography of her husband Dietrich, The Soul of a Lion. ... discuss

“Be mindful, O Lord, that mercy and kindness have been yours from of old. Remember not the sins of my youth” (Psalm 25:6-7). Reflection: A woman wrote of her abortion, “It was very painful, phys ... discuss

From: rk45/bharb/19engr Date: August 27, 2014Subject: Gotta love Texas IngenuityMAKES GOOD SENSE TO ME!Subject: Gotta love Texas Ingenuity I have a friend who is president of his ... discuss

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - The upcoming \"Be Normal & Change History!\" ProLife Conference is the first of its kind hosted by California ProLife Council and the National Right to Life Committee. The ... discuss

“I am the rose of Sharon, and the lily of the valleys.”  AKJV   (Read these scriptures and more at http://prayerpivot.com.) Both lilies and roses have fragrance.  However, the rose ... discuss

Back in the heyday of the British Empire, a man from one of the colonies addressed a London audience."Please do not do any more good in my country," he said. "We have suffered too much already fro ... discuss

 Planned Parenthood Raising Money for Big Push in Fall Elections By Randall K. O’Bannon, Ph.D., NRL Director of Education & Research Wendy Davis and Planned Parenthood president ... discuss

This reflection is taken from my book, Pro-Life Reflections for Every Day, which is available for purchase at: ProLifeReflectionsForEveryDay.org “Euthanasia is a grave violation of the law of God ... discuss

Question: "Why does the Orthodox Church require adults who are preparing for baptism to become catechumens, and to wait before they are allowed to be baptized. This requirement does not fit the patter ... discuss

Wendy Davis and Planned Parenthood president Cecile RichardsFaced with clinic closings and legislative defeats, Planned Parenthood’s political arm (Planned Parenthood Action Fund) is in the process ... discuss

Faced with clinic closings and legislative defeats, Planned Parenthood’s political arm (Planned Parenthood Action Fund) is in the process of spending $16 million in this fall’s races. To gin up co ... discuss

(LiveActionNews) — Sara is one of many siblings of aborted babies who has struggled with the loss of their family members. She is different from Renee and Donna in that the babies she mourns w ... discuss

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This week’s Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored by our friends at Crossway, and they are offering some great prizes that include several brand new books. There will be 5 winners this we ... discuss

An abortion supporter attacks a group of pro-life advocates in Columbus, Ohio and was recently ordered to pay restitution in the case. Now, in a strange twist, the abortion backer’s mother has f ... discuss

When Jesus said, "Become like little children," I think one of the traits he had in mind was children's sense of wonder. I remember our little son once chortling from the back seat as we drove by our ... discuss

The word depression has many stereotypes, so permit me to disband a few for you. I am not sad all the time. I do not cry all the time. Something tragic never happened to me, I lead a very normal life ... discuss

Flight and disgrace are the fruits of abandonment. Abandonment is treason. Those who commit treason are traitorous. If Barna is correct, can any other term be more appropriately applied to America's c ... discuss

On June 24, we celebrated the birthday of St. John the Baptist; today we honor the anniversary of his martyrdom.Shortly after he had baptized Jesus, John the Baptist began to denounce Herod Antipas, t ... discuss

By Don DeMarco, Ph. D. Maternity brings to mind a quartet of virtues that a mother possesses in a pre-eminent way:  creativity, tenderness, enthusiasm, and godliness. Creativity: Joszef Cardinal Min ... discuss

by Alan Caruba, Contributing Author: Let’s look at just some of the latest news about the U.S. economy:# According to the Treasury Department’s Bureau of Fiscal Services, the federal government p ... discuss

This article was originally published on August 24, 2014 on the Not Dead Yet website.Stephen DrakeBy Stephen Drake, Research Analyst with Not Dead Yet USAThe sudden emergence of suicide prevention org ... discuss

H/T Jody.P     A DEA (Drug Enforcement Agency) officer stopped at a ranch in Texas and  talked with an old  rancher.  He told the rancher, "I need to inspect your ... discuss

“How is Faith doing?” That is probably the question I have heard the most in the last five years.  Every time I get asked that question, I have the same general answer:  “She is doing okay, bu ... discuss

“I regard it as absurd, you say it’s self-evident.” That caustic remark -- one of many -- from Judge Richard Posner, during the August 26 oral arguments regarding Indiana and Wiscons ... discuss

This is from a discussion on the now defunct collide-a-scape blog Michael Tobis is a warmist with some solutions to offer that I think are worse than the problem, even if I believed in AGW.   Gary e ... discuss

“How is Faith doing?” That is probably the question I have heard the most in the last five years.  Every time I get asked that question, I have the same general answer:  “She is doing okay, bu ... discuss

We’ve all been shocked by the barbarism we’ve seen committed in the name of Islam. But what about the respectable barbarism we see around us every day? It’s pretty clear when a worldview is barb ... discuss

In the first part I sought to tease out the basis for Dawkins’ claim that what he said “follows logically from the ordinary pro-choice stance.” It is to the reader to decide if my analysis is co ... discuss

Here are today’s Kindle deals: Shame Interrupted by Ed Welch (free); The Heresy of Orthodoxy by Andreas Kostenberger ($1.99); New from GLH Publishing is According to Promise by Char ... discuss

Download at your own risk- I have read none of these. Save, Share, Simplify: How to Use the Sharing Economy to Reduce Expenses, Build Community, & Design Your Ideal Life 82 pages Blurb: The Shari ... discuss

“I am the rose of Sharon, and the lily of the valleys.”  AKJV   (Read these scriptures and more at http://prayerpivot.com.) In this enigmatic book, Song of Solomon, we find, interpreted ... discuss

related: http://Memri.org and http://www.thereligionofpeace.comFrom: drude Sent: Tuesday, August 26, 2014 Subject: Horrendous photos of Isis' treatment of Christians TODAY.This is beyond sickening, ... discuss

Pro-Choice Student: Are you still pro-life in cases of rape? Nick: Yes, I don’t see the crimes of a father as justification for abortion. Pro-Choice Student: The kid is just going to be a painful re ... discuss

by Katrina Trinko, The Daily Signal: Planned Parenthood Action Fund released today a t-shirt designed by actress Scarlett Johansson that targets the Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby decision.The front o ... discuss

Horrifying story of UK coverup of child sex crimes against over 1,000 children, because perps were Pakistani and Muslim- and I do mean horrifying.  Absolutely ugly, despicable, and disgusting.  Thes ... discuss

related: http://memri.org , http://www.thereligionofpeace.com From: drude Sent: Tuesday, August 26, 2014 Subject: Horrendous photos of Isis' treatment of Christians TODAYThis is beyond sickening, ... discuss

Q - I have little children who are sometimes loud during Mass. Sometimes they just babble a bit or talk a little too loud, but other times they are downright wailing and fussing. I want to participate ... discuss

Dr. Bill Smith, Editor:  Get your favorite refreshment and digest read this "meat and potatoes" digest by Nelson Heltberg.  It is indeed time for the establishment of a "Proper Foreign Polic ... discuss

As I've spent time offering two articles about whether the "grass roots" of RotR folk/CMAA/Progressive Conservationists (should I copyright that? ) could actually influence via direct dialogue wi ... discuss

Now we’ve done it. Pro-life critics of the ALS Association Ice Bucket Challenge, which tacitly supports embryonic stem-cell research, have drawn the ire of Amanda Marcotte. At Slate, the notorious ... 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 child w ... discuss

 My girlfriend didn’t want to disappoint her parents, so she didn’t tell them she aborted my child By Sarah Terzo When a bill requiring minors getting abortions to inform their pa ... 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

Today is the feast of one of my favorite saints, St. Monica. St. Monica a tenacious prayer warrior when it came to her children, particularly Augustine who later became one of the great doctors of the ... discuss

“Those who do not know their opponent’s arguments do not completely understand their own.” Back cover of an Opposing Viewpoints book ... discuss

After seeing the movie The Giver, I wanted to shout to all the world how important this movie could be to a generation who has grown up with visual images and a certain infatuation with technology. At ... discuss

Leona Choy is an old friend (only 89) who I have never met personally but who is stitched to me with invisible threads. She writes so well, so clearly, that every now and then I just lift something f ... discuss

This article will be a continuation of my previous article, which you can read here. Richard Dawkins recently sent a barbaric tweet regarding his belief that it would be immoral not to abort an unborn ... discuss

True per Snopes at: http://www.snopes.com/politics/israel/eldad.asp -- rfh From: jrp Sent: Monday, August 25, 2014 Subject: How Muslims Think This is just so very sad, but true. ... discuss

by Alan Caruba, Contributing Author: As their children either start or return to school, parents are naturally concerned about the quality of education they receive from kindergarten through twelfth ... discuss

SMART CLASSICAL CATHOLIC TX ELEMENTARY HUMANITIES TEACHER Education: Elementary, FT EmployeeBorromeo Catholic School Consulting (Across Texas, TX)We need smarties only. Do not apply unless you deeply ... discuss

My previous post "INCLUDING PEOPLE WITH DOWNS" Richard Dawkinsreferred to Richard Dawkins' disgusting and bigoted comments that mother's carrying a Downs baby have a moral responsibility to abort the ... discuss

After I read an article about athiest Richard Dawkins tweeting out that it is “immoral” to not abort babies with Down Syndrome because they are “diagnosed before they have human feel ... discuss

by David C. Reardon, Ph.D. The idea that “abortion is an act of despair” is one of the key points I have always tried to stress in my writing and speaking engagements. Despair is not only the dr ... discuss

 “How self-righteousness and cold rationalizations blur distinctions between man and monster” By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. This ran earlier this year. It is particularly rele ... discuss

 Pro-abortionists pervert “ice-bucket challenge” like they do everything else By Dave Andrusko As my wife put it this morning, we are re-entering the world we had blissfully igno ... discuss

Today, August 26, is the feast day of St. Teresa of Jesus Jornet Ibars (also known as Saint Teresa de Gesu, Jornet y Ibars), the Foundress of the Little Sisters of the Abandoned Poor.Born in 1843 at C ... discuss

New York City, N.Y., Aug 26, 2014 / 12:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The leader of the World Jewish Congress slammed global apathy to persecution of Christians in the Middle East and other parts of the worl ... discuss

Today, August 26th, marks the 104th birthday of Blessed Teresa of Calcutta. Happy Birthday, Mother Teresa!Mother Teresa: Saint of the Gutters (Beautiful tribute in pictures)Remembering 104th Birt ... discuss

Michael Brown and his companion, Dorian Johnson, were walking down the middle of the street in the middle of the day. Officer Darren Wilson stopped his squad car and asked them to move to the sidewalk ... discuss

G’day, hump day (of my 15 day workweek) is over. More grist for the Ferguson discussion. Here too. Some silliness. Signs like this are pertinent, when people who accidentally do this roam ... discuss

The life of an orphan is something many of us cannot understand. When a child loses her parents, whether it is because of a catastrophic accident or parental abandonment, the long-term effects can be ... discuss

When a bill requiring minors getting abortions to inform their parents was being considered, a blogger posted some stories from teenagers speaking out either in favor or against the bill. This young m ... discuss

This article is taken from the website of The Saturday Paper and was first published under the title of ‘Living with Dignity’. Dr Shakira Hussein is a post doctoral research fellow at the ... discuss

On Friday, the Obama administration revised the HHS mandate rules — the first revision since losing to Hobby Lobby at the Supreme Court. The revisions provide no relief from the mandate and esse ... discuss

Originally published in The Post-Abortion Review 3(2) Spring 1995. Copyright 1995 Elliot Institute, this 3 part article by David C. Reardon, Ph.D., is still one of my favorite series of articles on ab ... discuss

Text:  John 7:37-39a and Acts 2:1-21Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Today is Pentecost Sunday, the day where we hear about the amazing events recorded i ... discuss

Text:  Matthew 16:13-20Grace and peace to you from God our Father and the Lord T Jesus Christ.  Amen.Jesus was coming into the region of Caesarea Philippi.  It was a region that had roy ... discuss

Too little too late Maureen. Got your Ebola vaccination yet? The Golf Address FORE! Score? And seven trillion rounds ago, our forecaddies brought forth on this continent a new playground, conceive ... discuss

“Progressives are not in politics to tinker with the existing system although they understand that tinkering and fixing problems along with way will gain them votes. They are in politics to transfor ... discuss

Professional football Hall of Famer Steve Largent liked to tell the story of his first real visit to Washington, D.C. He had been to RFK Stadium repeatedly when his Seattle Seahawks played our Redskin ... discuss

The Collect.LET thy merciful ears, O Lord, be open to the prayers of thy humble servants; and, that they may obtain their petitions, make them to ask such things as shall please thee; through Jesus Ch ... discuss

The Constitution upholds God’s Law concerning the right to life. This was the understanding of the Framers. They remembered the context of the Declaration still ringing in their ears, “W ... discuss




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