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Chilean Crisis

Read “Dramatic papal letter on Chilean crisis leaves next steps uncertain [News Analysis]” at Catholic Culture.org

World Peace

Read “World peace depends on right to life, Pope tells diplomats” by Carol Glatz up now on the Catholic Herald website.

Worse Than Slavery

Since the infamous January 22, 1973 Roe v. Wade U.S. Supreme Court decision which made abortion legal throughout the 50 states more than 19,000,000 black babies have died by abortion. That is more than quadruple the number of enslaved blacks (3,953,760) recorded in the 1860 U.S. census. As of January 1, 2016 the U.S Census […] Read More

Cardinal calls on President Trump to fulfill promise to end HHS mandate

“After meeting with President Trump in the Oval Office on May 4, I sat in the Rose Garden and listened as the president promised the Little Sisters of the Poor that their ‘long ordeal’ with the government’s contraceptive mandate ‘would soon be over,’” Cardinal Daniel DiNardo wrote in The Hill. “Yet here we are, nearly three […] Read More

Slaying the Dragon

In J. R. R. Tolkien‘s The Hobbit, Bard the Bowman achieves the amazing feat of killing Smaug, the dragon, by shooting an arrow into the one unarmored place on the dragon’s underside.  Similarly pro-life people throughout our country have shot an arrow into Planned Parenthood’s one vulnerable spot. This spot is the revelation of the […] Read More

Is Abortion Really Only One Issue?

As we draw near to Election Day in this very contentious campaign, some Christian voters say that abortion is only one issue.  They believe it is fine to vote for a candidate who has vowed both to expand abortion coverage and to choose Supreme Court justices who likewise favor the expansion of this gruesome practice.  […] Read More

For the Conversion of All Sinners

At the beginning of Lent, I picked up my dusty copy of St. Faustina’s diary. This book transformed my spirituality when I was a college student. As I read the saint’s diary this morning, I was struck by Jesus’ words to her during Lent “Pray for souls that they be not afraid to approach the […] Read More

Black Lives Matter from Conception Until Natural Death

Hillary Clinton, speaking in a Baptist church in Columbia, South Carolina on Tuesday, February 23, 2016, courted black voters as she sympathized with five black mothers whose children had died by gun violence.  Does Clinton really think that too many blacks have died violently?  How then is it that in receiving the Margaret Sanger award […] Read More