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Family values are part of the equation in the Charleston shooter case

Family values are part of the equation in the Charleston shooter case

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Media misrepresents Pope Francis

Media misrepresents Pope Francis

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What is a monastic retreat?

What is a monastic retreat?

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America is losing its identity

America is losing its identity

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The Unholy Alliance of Islamists and leftists

The Unholy Alliance of Islamists and leftists

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'Free-range' Maryland parents cleared of neglect charges

'Free-range' Maryland parents cleared of neglect charges

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Whatever God sends is a blessing

Whatever God sends is a blessing

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Father Tom: where are the fathers of Baltimore?

Father Tom: where are the fathers of Baltimore?

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Is Gardasil vaccination indeed safe for children?

Is Gardasil vaccination indeed safe for children?

Some girls are reporting early-onset menopause associated with the vaccine.

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Father Tom: Lessons parents can learn from third-graders

Father Tom: Lessons parents can learn from third-graders

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True disciples seek to love and obey Jesus Christ

True disciples seek to love and obey Jesus Christ

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Want to get pregnant? There's an app for that

Want to get pregnant? There's an app for that

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Heroic legacy of Thomas Vander Woude

Heroic legacy of Thomas Vander Woude

A veteran of Vietnam, Tom Vander Woude did not hesitate to make a decision to save a life at a great cost. His legacy lives on

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Catholic bishops intimidate priests in England and Wales

Catholic bishops intimidate priests in England and Wales

Nearly 500 priests in England and Wales signed an open letter demanding their bishops' adherence to Catholic doctrine on traditional marriage, in advance of october 2015 Vatican synod on family.

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World Down Syndrome Day urges us to reflect

World Down Syndrome Day urges us to reflect

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Quebec: strip-searched girl is denied access to school

Quebec: strip-searched girl is denied access to school

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The growing Black pro-life movement

The growing Black pro-life movement

Even while Black American constitute 12 percent of the US population, 35 percent of abortions are of black babies. Black prolifers swim courageously against the tide of death.

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Thousands of Catholics petition Pope to defend marriage

Thousands of Catholics petition Pope to defend marriage

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America's Great Silicon Divide

America's Great Silicon Divide

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An open letter to Pope Francis on the Family Synod

An open letter to Pope Francis on the Family Synod

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A father chooses life for his baby son

A father chooses life for his baby son

Infanticide is not the only option for children born with Down syndrome.

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Is the Vatican plenary asking the right questions about women?

Is the Vatican plenary asking the right questions about women?

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Catholic Relief Services & My Changing Body

Catholic Relief Services & My Changing Body

An ongoing investigation into the political and social activities of Catholic Relief Services (CRS).

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Pope Francis speaks on responsible parenthood

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Toddler accidently shoots gun-owner mom to death

Toddler accidently shoots gun-owner mom to death

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Thought for the day: the dignity of African women

Thought for the day: the dignity of African women

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Catholic marriage annulments break children's hearts

Catholic marriage annulments break children's hearts

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Judaism does not approve of adultery, despite Bill Clinton's advisors

Judaism does not approve of adultery, despite Bill Clinton's advisors

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What the Vatican synod says and doesn't say about the human family

What the Vatican synod says and doesn't say about the human family

A dismissive tone can be discerned in on-the-record statements made by Austrian Cardinal Kasper's remarks about the insistence of African prelates on the traditional definition of Chritian marriage and sexuality.

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Vatican synod on the family: a stream of consciousness

Vatican synod on the family: a stream of consciousness

A 'revolutionary' document has emerged midway in the Vatican synod on the family that has left prominent Catholic commentators stunned and confused.

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Catholic canon lawyer considers ramifications of Synod on the Family

Catholic canon lawyer considers ramifications of Synod on the Family

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'Remaining in the Truth of Christ': essential reading on marriage and sexuality

'Remaining in the Truth of Christ': essential reading on marriage and sexuality

Published by Ignatius Press, 'Remaining in the Truth of Christ: Marriage and Communion in the Catholic Church' is edited by Fr Robert Dodaro and includes articles by noted scholars on the theology of marriage and pastoral care of married couples.

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Lay Catholics call on Vatican to protect marriage from no-fault divorce

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California to pay doctors to teach teenagers how to die

California to pay doctors to teach teenagers how to die

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Is marriage a form of prostitution?

Is marriage a form of prostitution?

What's love got to do with it?

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Lessons from Britain's Rotherham sex abuse scandal

Lessons from Britain's Rotherham sex abuse scandal

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Argentina: growing concern over teen suicide

Argentina: growing concern over teen suicide

The incidence of suicide among teenagers jumped by a factor of six over 10 years in Argentina, in parallel with teen violence.

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Rire Pagliacci: the secret sorrow of Robin Williams

Rire Pagliacci: the secret sorrow of Robin Williams

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How parents, and their children, can prepare for college life

How parents, and their children, can prepare for college life

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Why do some parents forfeit joy and choose abortion for Down Syndrome babies?

Why do some parents forfeit joy and choose abortion for Down Syndrome babies?

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Texas Catholics concerned about immigrant minors

Texas Catholics concerned about immigrant minors

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Beyond Common Core: transforming family-centered society to society-centered family

Beyond Common Core: transforming family-centered society to society-centered family

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There are many ways to advocate for Downs Syndrome kids

There are many ways to advocate for Downs Syndrome kids

March 21 marks the observance of World Down Syndrome Day, which provides an opportunity for the advocacy of Down Syndrome children and adults.

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NFL fullback B.J. Askew to face felony child support charges

NFL fullback B.J. Askew to face felony child support charges

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Americans are getting testy about testing and Common Core curriculum

Americans are getting testy about testing and Common Core curriculum

Parents in New Mexico, and elsewhere in the U.S., are waking up to Common Core curriculum.

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Families protest Spanish government crackdown on homeschooling

Families protest Spanish government crackdown on homeschooling

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My Father and the Man in Black: movie offers unique look at Johnny Cash

My Father and the Man in Black: movie offers unique look at Johnny Cash

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Michigan family's chickens are part of larger agrarian movement

Michigan family's chickens are part of larger agrarian movement

The Martin family of New Boston, Michigan, are part of a healthy trend throughout the country in which those who seek healthy eating find allies who grow healthy food that is not laden with chemicals and additives.

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Normalizing child rape

Normalizing child rape

Where are the real men?

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Book review: A Special Mother is Born

Book review: A Special Mother is Born

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Book review: Designed to Fail

Book review: Designed to Fail

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It runs in the family: sister of Bill Murray uses art to illustrate faith

It runs in the family: sister of Bill Murray uses art to illustrate faith

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Chile: Outrage over government raids on Mapuche homes and land

Chile's paramilitary police are accused of commiting rape of children in raids on Mapuche homes and student residences.

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An epidemic of Asperger's

An epidemic of Asperger's

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The families immigrants leave behind in Mexico and Central America

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Soundings 2: Diversity, guns, education, and the Post Office

Soundings 2: Diversity, guns, education, and the Post Office

sounding: noun, the act of measuring the depths or the heights. These soundings are short, not necessarily connected, and not in any order of importance.

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Argentina: Age of first drug use now 8 years

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Roe v Wade: 40 years of seducing America

Roe v Wade: 40 years of seducing America

The Center for Reproductive Rights released a YouTube video featuring actor Mehcad Brooks in celebration of the 40th anniversary of the Roe v Wade decision that authorized feticide in the United States.

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Mexico: Drought is cause of hunger in Durango

Mexico: Drought is cause of hunger in Durango

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Echoes of Martin Luther King heard in the new civil rights movement

Echoes of Martin Luther King heard in the new civil rights movement

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Cancelled: show depicting father of 11 kids with 10 women

Cancelled: show depicting father of 11 kids with 10 women

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Those who remember to save life will triumph in the end

Those who remember to save life will triumph in the end

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When does religion go too far for children?

When does religion go too far for children?

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Armed mother of twins survives home invasion

Armed mother of twins survives home invasion

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Inter-american court demands Costa Rica pay for free in-vitro treatment

Inter-american court demands Costa Rica pay for free in-vitro treatment

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Catholic bishop calls for defending family values in Paraguay

Catholic bishop calls for defending family values in Paraguay

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Food for the poor goes to waste in Spain

Food for the poor goes to waste in Spain

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Ireland poised to take away parents' rights

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The purpose of schools in a one-world government

The purpose of schools in a one-world government

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China: Teacher batters kids 120 times in 30 minutes

China: Teacher batters kids 120 times in 30 minutes

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Mulling meditations on food and politics

Mulling meditations on food and politics

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Burgeoning Amish birthrate to quadruple their numbers

Burgeoning Amish birthrate to quadruple their numbers

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Father's Day is for reflecting on masculine leadership

Father's Day is for reflecting on masculine leadership

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American teens less likely to drink, but more likely to drug than Europeans

American teens less likely to drink, but more likely to drug than Europeans

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Kenya: Cardinal Njue says lesbianism has negative impact on families

Kenya: Cardinal Njue says lesbianism has negative impact on families

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Psychiatrist explains psychological effects of abortion on abortionists

Psychiatrist explains psychological effects of abortion on abortionists

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Following teacher arrest for kiddie-porn, Jewish schools still do not require background checks

Following teacher arrest for kiddie-porn, Jewish schools still do not require background checks

In 2010, only one out of 400 Jewish schools in New York had conducted fingerprint checks on job applicants. The Jewish community has been rocked by allegations that a school teacher had downloaded hundreds of pornographic images of kids.

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Mortgage foreclosures harm children and families

Mortgage foreclosures harm children and families

Moving from place to place because of foreclosure, and homelessness, causes education gaps for children, as well as behavioral problems.

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Colombian children adopted in Netherlands without biological parents consent

Colombian children adopted in Netherlands without biological parents consent

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Seeking a middle ground for America's troubled educational system and children

Seeking a middle ground for America's troubled educational system and children

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Abandoned baby girls found in India

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Father of wounded Spanish royal under investigation

Father of wounded Spanish royal under investigation

Felipe Juan Froilan de Marichalar, grandson of the Spanish monarchs, wounded himself with a shotgun. His father faces fines and seizure of his firearms.

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Lack of firearms safety strikes Spain's royal family

Lack of firearms safety strikes Spain's royal family

Young Felipe Juan Froilan shot himself in the foot. He may be following the footsteps of grandfather, King Juan Carlos, who wags once dubbed 'Tiro fijo' (hot shot) following the unfortunate shooting death of his brother.

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China: flushed down toilet, baby expected to recover

China: flushed down toilet, baby expected to recover

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Pope prays for families in crisis

Pope prays for families in crisis

Full text of remarks by Pope Benedict

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Alfred Kinsey: patron saint of the normal

Alfred Kinsey: patron saint of the normal

Obama and the Church of the Normal.

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Friends With Kids: movie review

Friends With Kids: movie review

'Friends With Kids' features pretty people who mistake sex for romance during their bed-hopping forays. It becomes evident that there is a God-shaped hole in their lives.

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Autopsy confirms homicide in Melissa Jenkins murder case

Autopsy confirms homicide in Melissa Jenkins murder case

A 33-year-old teacher was found dead in bucolic rural Vermont. She disappeared on a dark night, leaving behind her two-year-old son sitting in her Suzuki SUV with the engine running.

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Inside the story of Beren Academy and Texas Assoc. of Private and Parochial Schools

Inside the story of Beren Academy and Texas Assoc. of Private and Parochial Schools

A basketball team from a Jewish high school in Texas faced the probability of being denied a change to compete with Christian and Catholic schools until a great defender came into the picture.

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Augustus Pugin: A bicentennial portrait of this artist as a young man

Augustus Pugin: A bicentennial portrait of this artist as a young man

James M. Thunder, a descendant of influential architect/designer Augustus Welby Pugin, will provide a lecture on March 29 on his illustrious ancestor, who defined the Gothic revival.

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Momentos: a touching short film on deliverance

Momentos: a touching short film on deliverance

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Letters to Gabriel: a book for healing the loss of a child

Letters to Gabriel: a book for healing the loss of a child

Written by Karen Santorum, the wife of presidential candidate Rick Santorum, this book is about the loss of their son and how they managed to cope with it.

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Ethnic conflict brews over killing of Florida teen

Ethnic conflict brews over killing of Florida teen

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Indiana man charged with assault after beating an elementary school coach

Indiana man charged with assault after beating an elementary school coach

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Carnage: movie review

Carnage: movie review

Roman Polanski does a slapstick send-up of modern American foibles.

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Michigan man gets two life sentences for murder of 4-year-old

Michigan man gets two life sentences for murder of 4-year-old

Brandon Hayes tortured 4-year-old Dominick for days as the boy's terrified mother stood by.

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Mexican woman arraigned for beating her boy to death

Mexican woman arraigned for beating her boy to death

Brain trauma led to the death of the emaciated 5-year-old Hector Javier Loya Cota.

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Marriage advocate offers petitions to Vatican addressing marriage abandonment

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California: STD rates climb despite free condoms and lube for teens

California: STD rates climb despite free condoms and lube for teens

Venereal disease continues to rise in Babylon-by-the-Bay, a.k.a. San Francisco. High school students obtain condoms from schools.

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The Separation: movie review

The Separation: movie review

The Separation is a movie that will break your heart and get you out of your seat.

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