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Pat Buchanan: Is the Pope still Catholic?

Pat Buchanan: Is the Pope still Catholic?

That joking retort we heard as children, “Is the pope Catholic?” is starting to look like a serious question. Asked five years ago abo ...

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Did Pope Francis say 'being gay' is okay?

Did Pope Francis say 'being gay' is okay?

Juan Carlos Cruz is one of three men from Chile who spent a week at the Vatican earlier this year as the guests of Pope Francis, where they spoke to ...

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Ancient heresies become new again

Ancient heresies become new again

The decline of the prestige of Christianity raises the question of what will replace it. No culture can live without a philosophy which gives structu ...

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Do individual rights always trump what is best for society?

Do individual rights always trump what is best for society?

Gay rights activists have been on a collision course with traditional Catholics, evangelical Protestants, Orthodox Jews, Muslims, and Mormons for som ...

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Darkness and light on the Internet

Darkness and light on the Internet

We all love being connected to the internet and it is a wonderful technology for communicating, providing information and entertainment and keeping p ...

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Star Parker: Trump affirms America's dedication to the Hebrew Bible

Star Parker: Trump affirms America's dedication to the Hebrew Bible

The problems that plagued America in the past, and that plague America today, trace to abandonment of the great truths: these great truths rooted in the Hebrew Bible.

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Judaism, Zionism and the Land of Israel: new book gives context to Trump's move on Jerusalem

Judaism, Zionism and the Land of Israel: new book gives context to Trump's move on Jerusalem

Judaism Zionism and the Land of Israel. Yotav Eliach. Dialog Books, 2018. 807 pp. Rabbi Yotav Eliach’s new book, Judaism, Zionism and the La ...

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Democrat candidate tells Republican: 'Muslims definitely hate' Republican gubernatorial candidate

Democrat candidate tells Republican: 'Muslims definitely hate' Republican gubernatorial candidate

Dr. Abdul al-Sayed, a Democrat who is Michigan's first-ever Muslim gubernatorial candidate, issued a retort to a Republican gubernatorial candi ...

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Conscience and the game of LIFE

Conscience and the game of LIFE

A flashback: My five-year old son is invited by his siblings to play the game LIFE. He's thrilled to be included, and as a mom I am ...

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Two cardinals called as witnesses in Vatican bank trial

Two cardinals called as witnesses in Vatican bank trial

The trial of Angelo Caloia, 79, began on May 9 on charges of embezzlement and money laundering. Caloia is an Italian lawyer and former head of the Va ...

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Black Americans more likely to read the Bible and see it as God's word

Black Americans more likely to read the Bible and see it as God's word

According to a Pew Research Center survey, black Americans are more likely than most other Americans to read Scripture regularly and to see it a ...

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Columbia University says 'God hates guns...'

Columbia University says 'God hates guns...'

That is the inscription,in large letters, poted on a big window on the ground floor of Columbia University's Lenfest Center for the A ...

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UK-based Envirowaste makes spectacular historical find in a dust-bin

UK-based Envirowaste makes spectacular historical find in a dust-bin

Envirowaste, a UK-based environmental waste company, made a startling discovery in April. It was during an ordinary waste collection in central Londo ...

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Edwin Black: why new book 'Judaism, Zionism and the Land of Israel' fills a void

Edwin Black: why new book 'Judaism, Zionism and the Land of Israel' fills a void

For decades, Rabbi Yotav Eliach, esteemed principal of Rambam Mesivta High School in Long Island, has accumulated his teachings, writings, and those ...

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Texas: Police accept ID cards issued by Catholic Church to illegal immigrants

Texas: Police accept ID cards issued by Catholic Church to illegal immigrants

Roman Catholic parishes in Texas are providing church-issued identification cards to illegal immigrants who, because of their status, are not eligibl ...

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Speaker Paul Ryan's problematic Catholic chaplain

Speaker Paul Ryan's problematic Catholic chaplain

On April 15, 2018, at the request of Congressman Paul Ryan, Patrick Conroy, the Jesuit Chaplain to the US House of Representatives resigned from the ...

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Humor and shame can defeat leftists, and political Islam

Humor and shame can defeat leftists, and political Islam

Europe’s elite want their citizens to believe open borders and migration from Islamic countries will solve their need for a future workforce du ...

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Inside Trump's religious freedom executive order

Inside Trump's religious freedom executive order

President Donald Trump announced on Thursday his plan to protect religious freedom. In a Rose Garden ceremony marking the National Day of Prayer. Pre ...

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Star Parker: Michelle Wolf's attack on life displays massively divided nation

Star Parker: Michelle Wolf's attack on life displays massively divided nation

America is divided into two sides that have so little in common, and share so few values, that it is not clear whether our national fabric can withstand the great tension pulling on it.

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Orthodox patriarch says religion is the only answer to terrorism

Orthodox patriarch says religion is the only answer to terrorism

The leader of the Russian Orthodox Church told Christian faithful that only religion can bring an end to terrorism. While visiting Albania, Patriarch ...

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Muslim herdsmen slaughter priests and Christians at church in Nigeria

Muslim herdsmen slaughter priests and Christians at church in Nigeria

Approximately 30 armed Muslim Fulani herdsmen murdered 19 people in Ayar Mbalon village, which is located in Nigeria's central Benue State. Amo ...

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California's newest assault on free speech

California's newest assault on free speech

California State Assembly lawmakers are at it again. No legislative session is complete, it seems, without some radical lawmakers launching an att ...

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Controversial cardinal's ruling thwarts lay Catholics' defense of traditional marriage

Controversial cardinal's ruling thwarts lay Catholics' defense of traditional marriage

Mary's Advocates has had a canon law case on appeal at the Supreme Tribunal of the Apostolic Signatura since October 13, 2017. This is the Suprem ...

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Iceland: Catholic bishops denounce proposed ban of male circumcision

Iceland: Catholic bishops denounce proposed ban of male circumcision

Catholic bishops in Ireland condemned legislation that could mean six years in prison for Jewish and Muslim parents for acting in accord with their r ...

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Muslim threatens a Christian on Facebook, but Facebook bans the Christian

Muslim threatens a Christian on Facebook, but Facebook bans the Christian

Facebook has banned Frontpage Editor and Glazov Gang host Jamie Glazov for seven days. Jamie's crime is posting/reporting on his Facebook page a ...

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Catholic and Orthodox churchmen denounce attacks on Syria

Catholic and Orthodox churchmen denounce attacks on Syria

Leaders of Christian churches in Syria denounced what they called the "unjust" and "brutal" airstrikes carried out by the Uni ...

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Marxism, classless society, Christianity, and history

Marxism, classless society, Christianity, and history

Marx always insisted that he derived his system from a careful study of history. Marxists are fond of insisting that they think “concretely,&rd ...

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Flaws in CNN's series on the popes

Flaws in CNN's series on the popes

For the past month, CNN has been running weekly episodes of a series called Pope: The Most Powerful Man in History. Each episode focuses on an era an ...

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Disgraced Vatican diplomat faces serious pornography charges

Disgraced Vatican diplomat faces serious pornography charges

Authorities at the Vatican arrested former Vatican diplomat Rev. Carlo Alberto Capella for alleged possession of child pornography and its distributi ...

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Change in Catholic church attendance

Change in Catholic church attendance

We knew that younger Catholics were going to church in fewer numbers than in the past, but what is new about this Gallup poll is the decline among ol ...

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Christian exodus to Europe may be permanent, says bishop

Christian exodus to Europe may be permanent, says bishop

More help is urgently needed to encourage Christians to stay in Syria. That is the urgent message from an archbishop who has said that security probl ...

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Sleepers must awake to the application of Sharia in the West

Sleepers must awake to the application of Sharia in the West

There is constant pressure from Islam for Kafirs [non-Muslims] to submit to the Sharia. Most Kafirs think that if we accommodate their demands, then ...

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Jordan Peterson: The Last Professor

Jordan Peterson: The Last Professor

I typically stay away from topical subjects. As a scholar of Metaphysical poetry, theology, and philosophy, the subjects that I usually write about...

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FBI closing in on 'pernicious' infiltration by Chinese government in U.S. schools and universities

FBI closing in on 'pernicious' infiltration by Chinese government in U.S. schools and universities

The National Association of Scholars (NAS) released a report on Wednesday on the influence of the Confucius Institutes in American colleges and unive ...

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Why does Southern Poverty Law Center skirt anti-Christian bias?

Why does Southern Poverty Law Center skirt anti-Christian bias?

Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) is regarded by many journalists as the gold standard for information on hate groups. But its record is dotted with ...

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Mystery: 3-D image of Jesus Christ revealed

Mystery: 3-D image of Jesus Christ revealed

A specialist presented a three-dimensional image that he asserts represents the body of Jesus. Using the Shroud of Turin -- the purported burial shro ...

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Newt Gingrich: the wondrous news of Easter

Newt Gingrich: the wondrous news of Easter

This past Sunday celebrated the most amazing and hopeful moment in human history. For Christians around the world, this is the time of year w ...

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Sweden debates Muslim child marriage

Sweden debates Muslim child marriage

In Sweden, the national social services released a brochure that legitimizes child marriage. The brochure, which is directed at recent immigrants, ca ...

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A day of atonement for cult leader Keith Raniere

A day of atonement for cult leader Keith Raniere

Holy Week is a week of atonement for Christians, but this year it has special meaning for Keith Raniere as well: the cult guru, who exploited his wom ...

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A language of the soul

A language of the soul

I once worked with a physician, Dr. Hohlkopf, a dreary, discourteous fellow who never looked up when anyone spoke to him, never granted others the sl ...

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Cardinal O'Malley calls for curtailing gun rights

Cardinal O'Malley calls for curtailing gun rights

In a sermon at the beginning of the Mass for Peace, Justice and Healing at St. Anthony Shrine in Boston, Massachusetts, one of the leading Catholics ...

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The termites that are eating away at America's soul

The termites that are eating away at America's soul

Several years ago, I read about a church that underwent a major renovation. Parishioners had invested generously in order to have a church building t ...

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Catholic university hosts anti-Catholic bigot

Catholic university hosts anti-Catholic bigot

Like many comedians these days, stand-up comedian Hannibal Buress can't get through a show without being vulgar. Arrested in December for disorde ...

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Texas shocked by bizarre animal sacrifices

Texas shocked by bizarre animal sacrifices

An otherwise peaceful neighborhood on the west side of San Antonio, Texas, was disturbed when Bexar County sheriff's deputies raided a home on Bronze Sand Ro ...

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Open letter to Catholic bishops on 'new paradigm' in moral theology

Open letter to Catholic bishops on 'new paradigm' in moral theology

Only fraternal episcopal interventions can now hope to avert what is sure otherwise to be a spiritual catastrophe for the Catholic Church. After s ...

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LGBTQ and Catholic Church face off on First Amendment Defense Act

LGBTQ and Catholic Church face off on First Amendment Defense Act

According to a statement from the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, the advocates of marriage between one man and one woman "are increasingly ...

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Pennsylvania's election of Conor Lamb strikes a nerve in pro-abortion crowd

Pennsylvania's election of Conor Lamb strikes a nerve in pro-abortion crowd

Conor Lamb just won the open congressional seat in a Pittsburgh suburb. As a professed Catholic, he says, "We believe that life begins at concep ...

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The secularization of America's biggest St. Patrick's Day celebration

The secularization of America's biggest St. Patrick's Day celebration

Since 1762, there has been a magnificent St. Patrick's Day Parade in New York City, drawing Irish Catholics from every county in Ireland, as well ...

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Florida police fail to stop teen before murderous stabbing attack

Florida police fail to stop teen before murderous stabbing attack

Corey Johnson, 17, stands charged with first-degree murder and attempted first-degree murder following a confession that he unleashed an assault at a ...

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Can anything change the metaphysical structure of reality?

Can anything change the metaphysical structure of reality?

A few days ago, CNN launched a four-part documentary on "The Most Powerful Man in History". Surprisingly, this man turned out to be Pope F ...

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The escalation in war on pornography: a ten-year update

The escalation in war on pornography: a ten-year update

Recently, for a talk in Chicago to parents of high school boys, I had to update my knowledge based on a 2009 review of the effects of pornography. On ...

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John J. Tkacik: Pope Francis' pastoral mission to Beijing and Taipei

John J. Tkacik: Pope Francis' pastoral mission to Beijing and Taipei

Nearly a half-millennium ago, on Aug. 9, 1549, Jesuit father Francis Xavier glimpsed the caramel beaches and emerald woodland slopes of ancient Formo ...

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What CNN missed in documentary on Pope Benedict XVI

What CNN missed in documentary on Pope Benedict XVI

The CNN documentary, "What the Pope Knew,"deserves a response. The program begins with music and graphics t ...

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CNN's obsession with power and hierarchy

CNN's obsession with power and hierarchy

CNN's six-part series,"Pope: The Most Powerful Man in History," debuts on March 11. It promises to be a comprehensive account of the h ...

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Where are the real heroes in the struggle against Islamic jihad?

Where are the real heroes in the struggle against Islamic jihad?

I just got through watching a video by one of my personal heroes, Anni Cyrus. Now, why do I call her a hero? Well, I did something very unusual this ...

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Catholic bishop drops stand against anti-sodomy law

Catholic bishop drops stand against anti-sodomy law

In Belize, a former British colony in Central America, Catholic Bishop Lawrence Nicasio has dropped his church’s appeal of a judicial ruling wh ...

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The shock and awe of Muslim conquest

The shock and awe of Muslim conquest

A full assessment of Islamic rule in medieval Spain requires examining how the forces of the Islamic Caliphate gained control of this region. The rut ...

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What 'The Shape of Water' means for future of sexualization of children

What 'The Shape of Water' means for future of sexualization of children

 After a French court acquitted a 30-year old man of child rape after he had sexual relations with an 11-year old, the public was outraged and r ...

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Imperialism links Islam to leftists

Imperialism links Islam to leftists

Feminists are far from the only so-called left-wing or liberal group to betray their own basic principles out of a bizarre admiration for Islam, whet ...

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The politics of social justice and Black Lives Matter

The politics of social justice and Black Lives Matter

On October of 1967, Martin Luther King underscored that "when people criticize Zionists, they mean Jews. You're talking anti-Semitism!"...

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Hollywood displays anti-Christian bias at Oscars to 'upset Mike Pence'

Hollywood displays anti-Christian bias at Oscars to 'upset Mike Pence'

Vice President Mike Pence has come under attack once again by media leftists for his conservative Christian beliefs, this time it happened at ...

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The mass killings that do not appall Americans

The mass killings that do not appall Americans

The state senate in Washington has passed a bill forcing health insurance companies that pay for maternity care to pay for abortion as well. There is ...

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Netanyahu said America and Israel are painting the world blue

Netanyahu said America and Israel are painting the world blue

Addressing the annual meeting of the American-Israeli Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke warmly ...

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Exposed: Islamist infiltration of public schools

Exposed: Islamist infiltration of public schools

San Diego's school board continues to work with the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) and enact its recommended anti-bullying cu ...

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What remains after the death of a loved one?

What remains after the death of a loved one?

In an entry on his blog, Dr. Rogério Brandão – a doctor who practices in Brazil – shared lessons he learned from a young pa ...

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An anniversary of maligned Pope Pius XII

An anniversary of maligned Pope Pius XII

On March 2, 1939, Eugenio Pacelli was elected pope and took the name Pius XII. No one did more to save Jews during the Holocaust than he did.   ...

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Who should report the sexual abuse of children?

Who should report the sexual abuse of children?

Child abuse in all its cruel and insidious forms is the scourge of our society. It always has been and always will be unless more good people s ...

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Who are the rich who are like camels?

Who are the rich who are like camels?

"It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle, than for a rich man to enter the kingdom of God." Our Lord delighted ...

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What Islam says about unbelievers and why it matters to everybody

What Islam says about unbelievers and why it matters to everybody

I came to my study of Islam late in life, but I had studied religious texts all of my life starting being a teenager. I've studied To ...

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Political Islam: where rape is a virtue, not a sin

Political Islam: where rape is a virtue, not a sin

In Islam, Kafir women taken as slaves in jihad were raped with Mohammed's approval. Koran: 4:24 "And all married women (are fo ...

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President Trump recognizes passing of Billy Graham, evangelist to presidents

President Trump recognizes passing of Billy Graham, evangelist to presidents

Melania and I join millions of people around the world in mourning the passing of Billy Graham.  Our prayers are with his children, grandchildre ...

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Senate moves on denying funds to Palestinian terror

Senate moves on denying funds to Palestinian terror

The Senate is preparing to vote on the Taylor Force Act that links US financial assistance to the Palestinians with a verifiable end to the Palestini ...

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Media creating controversy where there isn't

Media creating controversy where there isn't

A student at a Catholic school in Greenwich, Connecticut showed her support for Planned Parenthood by posting one of its stickers on her laptop. She ...

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Sharia and the Shura: the sure way to an Islamic State

Sharia and the Shura: the sure way to an Islamic State

A recent formal review on Sharia courts in the United Kingdom describes what are actually shura councils, an informal, majority rule community c ...

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What is happiness on college campuses?

What is happiness on college campuses?

The most popular course at Yale these days -- enrolling 1,200 students (they had to move the class to a huge building) --is called Psychology ...

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The Democrats' problem with religion

The Democrats' problem with religion

By a large margin, most Americans believe in God, and most are Christians. It would seem logical that both Republicans and Democrats would try hard n ...

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Leftists' assault on First Amendment and Catholic medical care

Leftists' assault on First Amendment and Catholic medical care

An editorial in Monday's New York Times posits a conflict between religion and healthcare, abortion being the main focus. "Freedom of religio ...

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Islam and sharia: the slayer of civilization

Islam and sharia: the slayer of civilization

I want to talk to you about Sharia and how it destroys civilizations. Ever wondered how Turkey, Pakistan, North Africa, the Middle East and Egypt all ...

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Should we fear Islam?

Should we fear Islam?

Frequently I'm asked: 'Aren't you afraid?' meaning aren't you afraid of a jihad attack against your life? Of course I a ...

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Resisting the power grab in the Catholic Church on divorce

Resisting the power grab in the Catholic Church on divorce

On January 1st, Mary's Advocates published an open letter to a canon law professor at Catholic University of America challenging his teaching tha ...

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No terrorism charges for Muslim who set fires at university in Minnesota

No terrorism charges for Muslim who set fires at university in Minnesota

"You guys are lucky that l don't know how to build a bomb because l would have done that." So said Tnuza Jamal Hassan, a 19-year-ol ...

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Trash talk of 1000 B.C.

Trash talk of 1000 B.C.

“Trash talk” is “insulting or boastful speech intended to demoralize, intimidate, or humiliate someone, especially an opponent in a ...

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Trump proclamation reaffirms religious tolerance and diversity

Trump proclamation reaffirms religious tolerance and diversity

Marking the 25th federal observance of National Religious Freedom Day, President Donald Trump issued a proclamation declaring "No America ...

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Pope Francis opens the door to Muslim invasion of Europe

Pope Francis opens the door to Muslim invasion of Europe

Not surprisingly, the purported head of the Catholic Church, Jorge Bergoglio, a.k.a Pope Francis, has ushered in 2018 with another denunciation of th ...

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State Department omits Russia, Pakistan as worst offenders of religious liberty

State Department omits Russia, Pakistan as worst offenders of religious liberty

On Thursday, the Department of State published its list of countries designated as the worst offenders of religious liberty. Among those not making t ...

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Pope Francis' shocking postcard for New Year's Day

Pope Francis' shocking postcard for New Year's Day

Late on December 30, Pope Francis called on Vatican media to distribute a copy of a famous photograph taken by a U.S. Marine in the days that followe ...

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Pope Francis: 'Fix your gaze on Mary'

Pope Francis: 'Fix your gaze on Mary'

Pope Francis delivered a homily on New Years Day, which Catholics celebrate as the Solemnity of the Mother of God, before and after praying the midda ...

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Jesus, come down from that Cross and save us!

Jesus, come down from that Cross and save us!

I was sitting in church waiting for a Sunday Catholic Mass to begin. Catholic churches have a large crucifix with a corpus of Jesus Christ above or b ...

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Jewish and Muslim women seek peaceful resolution

Jewish and Muslim women seek peaceful resolution

Members of the Sisterhood of Salaam Shalom in Essex County, New Jersey, joined members of Temple Sharey Tefilo-Israel -- a Reform synagogue in South ...

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Congress calls on Egypt to stop persecution of Christians

Congress calls on Egypt to stop persecution of Christians

Armed men attacked Christian worshippers in Helwan, a Cairo suburb, on December 29. At least two gunmen attacked Coptic Christians leaving a worship ...

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How two works of art describe a great chasm in a country: Part 2

How two works of art describe a great chasm in a country: Part 2

After his visit to Mexico, James Bradshaw discusses the country’s most iconic works of art and points out the great ideological and philosophic ...

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How two works of art describe a great chasm in a country

How two works of art describe a great chasm in a country

No trip to the capital of Mexico would be complete without a significant amount of time being devoted to the city’s various art works. Two i ...

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Number of murdered missionaries: 'only the tip of the iceberg'

Number of murdered missionaries: 'only the tip of the iceberg'

According to an account by Vatican authorities, in 2017 there were 23 Catholic missionaries and pastoral care workers were killed worldwide. Among th ...

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The Future of Religious Minorities in the Middle East

The Future of Religious Minorities in the Middle East

A new strain of thought has developed in Sunni Muslim thinking: ethnic cleansing. It's not genocide, but it involves expelling non-Sunni populati ...

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The triumph of compassion and caring

The triumph of compassion and caring

A great blessing came into the world over two thousand years ago. Jesus was born in Bethlehem and grew up in Nazareth. He was a humble leader, prophe ...

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Pope Francis: 'Winds of war' are blowing

Pope Francis: 'Winds of war' are blowing

On Christmas Day, speaking to crowds assembled in St Peter's Square in the Vatican City, Pope Francis called on the nations of the world to ...

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Disturbing Christmas display at Vatican

Disturbing Christmas display at Vatican

I was walking through St. Peter's Square this cold December evening, and I ran into two old friends. We were all in front of the manger scen ...

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A Crucified Santa Claus stirs debate in New York City

A Crucified Santa Claus stirs debate in New York City

Robert Cenedella's "The Presence of Man," a painting of Santa Claus nailed to the Cross hovering over New York City, is now being displ ...

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While ISIS lies in defeat, a new notion of jihad beckons Europe's young Muslims

While ISIS lies in defeat, a new notion of jihad beckons Europe's young Muslims

The forms of violence which we witness today - global jihad and terrorism - are novel in their conceptualization, ideologization and aesthetization, ...

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It's that time of year again: What are we going to do about it?

It's that time of year again: What are we going to do about it?

Christmas is a time of year when we can hope for a real messiah, a moral leader to rise up and inspire us to live good, moral lives of integrity and ...

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