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When eliminating abortion is 'un-Christian'

When eliminating abortion is 'un-Christian'

Speaking in an interview on SiriusXM, Chelsea Clinton said that eliminating abortion would be "unconscionable" and "un-Christian"...

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That time when NYC Mayor de Blasio violated the Constitution

That time when NYC Mayor de Blasio violated the Constitution

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio violated the United States Constitution yesterday when he held political rallies in four Brooklyn churches. Accord ...

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In praise of a good and great man, at a time of scandal and confusion

In praise of a good and great man, at a time of scandal and confusion

From Pope to parish, from Vatican splendor to the humblest Catholic hovel, the outrageous scandals now shaking the Catholic Church are beyond tragic. ...

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Daniel Pipes: the one country that is not submitting to Islam

Daniel Pipes: the one country that is not submitting to Islam

No European head of government talks remotely like Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orbán. For example, he recently spoke of building in Hu ...

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Colorado Civil Rights Commission challenges Christian baker again, despite Supreme Court ruling in his favor

Colorado Civil Rights Commission challenges Christian baker again, despite Supreme Court ruling in his favor

Jack Phillips -- a Christian baker residing in Colorado -- filed a lawsuit against the governor of Colorado and other state officials following a sta ...

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Alveda King: How President Trump is like Samson of the Bible

Alveda King: How President Trump is like Samson of the Bible

Talk about a long hot summer… Since my recent visit to the White House on August 1, 2018, the heat has been turned up. Being a part of the gro ...

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Shay Cullen: the world is blind and numb

Shay Cullen: the world is blind and numb

Angeline is just one of millions of children who are scared and intimidated to run and tell that they had been raped, abused or sexually assaulted. ...

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Trump wins concession from Turkey for Christian pastor

Trump wins concession from Turkey for Christian pastor

Following pressure from the Trump administration, the government of Turkey has ordered the release of an evangelical Christian pastor from prison. Pa ...

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101 books Millenials should read before they die

101 books Millenials should read before they die

MercatorNet's book list, '101 books Gen Ys must read before they die', which was published in 2012, long before anyone had ever ...

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Beyond loss and grief: finding gifts of the heart

Beyond loss and grief: finding gifts of the heart

The death of a Beloved provokes incalculable emotion which words cannot adequately frame. When we say farewell to our Beloved, our sense of loss can ...

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Hidden Christians in Japan accept UNESCO designation

Hidden Christians in Japan accept UNESCO designation

So-called “hidden Christians” who practiced their faith while risking their lives for generations in Japan have finally been honored by t ...

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Star Parker: The LGBTQ flag and the Confederate flag mean the same thing to me

Star Parker: The LGBTQ flag and the Confederate flag mean the same thing to me

As a Christian American, the rainbow flag communicates to me that I am not welcome.

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Catholic archbishop says separating immigrant children from parents is 'morally reprehensible'

Catholic archbishop says separating immigrant children from parents is 'morally reprehensible'

Immigration policy presents many challenges for any country. Developing sound immigration policy that respects the needs of a nation and those of the ...

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Don't bother getting married in Catholic Church, says priest of those who vote for abortion

Don't bother getting married in Catholic Church, says priest of those who vote for abortion

A Catholic priest in Northern Ireland stood his ground and defended his church's teachings concerning abortion. Rev. Patrick McCafferty said th ...

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What souvenir will William Duke of Cambridge bring back from the Holy Land?

What souvenir will William Duke of Cambridge bring back from the Holy Land?

While it is known that Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge and grandson of Britain's Queen Elizabeth, will soon visit Israel, rumors are rife ...

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Balkan nations confront influx of migrants and EU indifference

Balkan nations confront influx of migrants and EU indifference

Recently, a bus convoy of 270 migrants coming from war-torn and poverty-stricken countries of Asia, Africa and the Middle East to central Bosnia-Herz ...

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The evolution of the Catholic Church into oblivion

The evolution of the Catholic Church into oblivion

Over the past fifty years, many of the Catholic faithful have been extremely scandalized, and even traumatized, by the willingness of so many Church ...

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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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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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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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Lawsuit against healthcare provider charges religious discrimination

Lawsuit against healthcare provider charges religious discrimination

A federal lawsuit has been filed by the Thomas More Law Center on behalf of Kathleen Lorentzen, a Catholic and licensed clinical social worker was to ...

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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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When will there justice for children?

When will there justice for children?

We read and see reports about the terrible number of child sexual assaults and how few perpetrators ever get convicted. That is changing with the app ...

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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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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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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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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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Among U.S. Catholics, environment tops persecution of Mideast Christians

Among U.S. Catholics, environment tops persecution of Mideast Christians

According to a poll conducted by McLaughlin & Associates for Aid to the Church in Need-USA, 40 percent of American Catholics believe that Christi ...

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Recycle for the sake of our home: the planet

Recycle for the sake of our home: the planet

It surrounds us, It is in every place we go, on the street, on the beach or the woods. We see it when we climb a mountain or go for a swim. It is the ...

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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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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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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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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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Catholic bishop errs by not reminding spouse of marital duties in divorce

Catholic bishop errs by not reminding spouse of marital duties in divorce

In San Bernardino, California, a Roman Catholic woman is appealing to Vatican authorities against a decree from her bishop's canon lawyer, ...

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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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Author Stephanie Block says 'social blindness' on immigration doesn't benefit immigrants

Author Stephanie Block says 'social blindness' on immigration doesn't benefit immigrants

Catholic liberal activists, including priests and women religious, were arrested near the U.S. Capitol while calling on Congress to find a solution f ...

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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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Florida shooter's bizarre anger and bitterness were known long before

Florida shooter's bizarre anger and bitterness were known long before

When Philip told Nathanael that they had found "the one" about whom Moses wrote in the law, also the prophets,"Jesus, son of Joseph, f ...

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NY attorney general used Russian-style Facebook trolling to entrap Americans

NY attorney general used Russian-style Facebook trolling to entrap Americans

Appearing on "Fox News at Night," attorney Tyler Brooks told show host Shannon Bream that New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman use ...

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How to recognize the enslavement and trafficking of children and women

How to recognize the enslavement and trafficking of children and women

Church and police authorities and non-government organizations (NGOs) came together recently in the Vatican under the Santa Martha Group headed by Ca ...

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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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Byzantine church discovered in Tunisia

Byzantine church discovered in Tunisia

A church dating from the late Byzantine period (5th - 7th century AD) was discovered at an archaeological site dubbed 'Castilia,'located b ...

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Do we know what Jesus Christ wore?

Do we know what Jesus Christ wore?

Over the past few decades, the question of what Jesus looked like has cropped up again and again. Much has been made of a digital reconstruction of a ...

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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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A counter-cultural proposal: pro-marriage music

A counter-cultural proposal: pro-marriage music

February 7 starts National Marriage Week. I propose that, in conjunction with this annual event, we identify, and create, music that promotes marriag ...

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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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Can fair trade fight poverty?

Can fair trade fight poverty?

Pepito Alvarez, 57 and with his wife Conchita are among one of the thousands of small mountain subsistence farmers who have lived just below the ...

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Inter-faith group wants release of multiply-deported illegal immigrant

Inter-faith group wants release of multiply-deported illegal immigrant

Fernando Carrillo, a native of Mexico who has been living illegally in the United States for approximately 20 years was arrested by federal immigrati ...

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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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Conservative activist gets death threats, Facebook sees no problem

Conservative activist gets death threats, Facebook sees no problem

A popular conservative blogger, Elizabeth Johnston -- who is also known as the "Activist Mommy" -- denounced Facebook after claiming that F ...

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Mother persecuted for demanding school remove Islamist propaganda

Mother persecuted for demanding school remove Islamist propaganda

School officials and teachers of the Chatham Middle School and the School District of the Chathams in New Jersey are facing a lawsuit, claiming sever ...

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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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Fake news reports Pope Francis gave order of chivalry to pro-abortion politico

Fake news reports Pope Francis gave order of chivalry to pro-abortion politico

When the Dutch government traded honors and awards with Vatican officials last June, the Vatican officials did not announce the Dutch government was ...

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Trump first president to personally address March for Life

Trump first president to personally address March for Life

Speaking in the White House Rose Garden in the presence of pro-life leaders and activists, President Donald Trump and Vice President Michael Pence pl ...

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When Putin equates communism with Christianity

When Putin equates communism with Christianity

Russian president Vladimir Putin is making some waves with his recent statement equating communism to Christianity. He said that "communist ideo ...

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Martin Luther King and Israel

Martin Luther King and Israel

Today, our nation honors Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. for his courageous advocacy of nonviolent activism on behalf of the civil rights of African Ameri ...

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What diversity means in the Catholic Church

What diversity means in the Catholic Church

When the pastor of a rural Minnesota Catholic church learned that three male musicians each claimed to be married to a man, he dismissed them. When o ...

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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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EU to Turkey: We like you very much, but not in that way

EU to Turkey: We like you very much, but not in that way

In the presence of ecclesiastic and political dignitaries, the historic Bulgarian church of Sveti Stefan (Saint Stephen), overlooking the Golden Horn ...

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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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The first year of Trump and Obama, compared

The first year of Trump and Obama, compared

There may be no issue which shows how far apart President Barack Obama and President Donald Trump are than religious liberty. The following is a chro ...

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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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Hungarian PM defies EU: 'Our culture is the culture of life'

Hungarian PM defies EU: 'Our culture is the culture of life'

In an interview with Kossuth Radio, Hungarian official Miklos Soltesz said that his government has contributed to rebuilding some 5,500 churches and ...

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Texas AG issues opinion on firearms in churches

Texas AG issues opinion on firearms in churches

On Thursday, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton released an opinion that it is now legal to carry a loaded gun into churches so long as there are ...

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Jenny's homecoming miracle

Jenny's homecoming miracle

This is a time where we ought to renew our lives by looking back at the year that has passed and ask ourselves if we lived it well. Could we have don ...

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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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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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What Americans think about 'Merry Christmas'

What Americans think about 'Merry Christmas'

The religious observance of Christmas appears to be decline, according to a survey conducted by the Pew Research Center. Pew found that 55 percent of ...

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The darkening world: did Christianity really destroy classical civilization?

The darkening world: did Christianity really destroy classical civilization?

Did Christians destroy the Classical world? A new scholarly attack on early Christianity. The Darkening Age: the Christian Destruction of the ...

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Demography and the end of Europe as we know it

Demography and the end of Europe as we know it

The Pew Research Centre, based in Washington DC, is in the middle of the Pew-Templeton Global Religious Futures project, an initiative to analyse rel ...

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The real enemies of the West are 'virtuous people'

The real enemies of the West are 'virtuous people'

Jihad is a civilizational war against all things Kafir (non-Muslim), including holidays such as Christmas. The Islamic State has issued threats ...

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Ohio demands Christian parents provide gender reassignment for daughter

Ohio demands Christian parents provide gender reassignment for daughter

In the state of Ohio, social workers are asking a court to side with a teenage girl who is asking for gender reassignment treatment at a hospital ins ...

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Satanic grinches don't know the meaning of Christmas

Satanic grinches don't know the meaning of Christmas

Every year since the 1950s, San Jose has had a proud record of honoring Christmas with a grand display of Christmas trees. This year, however, a cont ...

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Catholic priest suggests doing away with 'Christmas'

Catholic priest suggests doing away with 'Christmas'

Rev. Desmond O’Donnell, a Catholic priest who also happens to be a psychologist and author, is calling on Christians of all denominations to ac ...

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Communism: 100 years of false religion

Communism: 100 years of false religion

November 7 marked the hundredth anniversary of the Russian Revolution, touching off worldwide events mourning or celebrating the event. At its centen ...

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The evil of divorce likened to euthanasia

The evil of divorce likened to euthanasia

On the Mary's Advocates website is an essay by Dr. Donald Asci, a professor of theology at Franciscan University at Steubenville. It ...

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The troubling address by Pope Francis at an American military cemetery

The troubling address by Pope Francis at an American military cemetery

On Thursday, November 2, Pope Francis traveled about 30 miles south of Rome to the site of the Sicily-Rome American Cemetery at Nettuno, administered ...

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How establishment media reacted to the weekend news

How establishment media reacted to the weekend news

How the media are reacting to this weekend's assaults: A practicing conservative Catholic goes on a killing spree in a neighborhood church, ki ...

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How to live a life of conscience

How to live a life of conscience

Imagine Juan, a local municipal official in the Philippines as he sat in the church alone. He was waiting for the priest and when Father Pepito came ...

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500 years later: what Martin Luther said about Jews

500 years later: what Martin Luther said about Jews

Five hundred years ago, Martin Luther nailed a list of grievances he had about the Catholic Church on the door of a cathedral in Germany. It was thus ...

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Inter-faith campus group defends Israel's right to exist

Inter-faith campus group defends Israel's right to exist

A delegation of Israeli Arabs who are fighting the delegitimization of the Jewish state on college campuses remain committed to sharing their message ...

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What happened to real diversity in Halloween costumes?

What happened to real diversity in Halloween costumes?

Every Halloween we are treated to an extensive array of Catholic costumes, usually featuring priests and nuns. Some of the selections are cute; some ...

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Trump takes the lead in aiding persecuted Christians

Trump takes the lead in aiding persecuted Christians

Vice President Pence's Wednesday night announcement is welcome news indeed. As he pointed out, while "radical Islamic terrorists" conti ...

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Star Parker: Time to eliminate anti-Catholic laws on education

Star Parker: Time to eliminate anti-Catholic laws on education

Today, the values transmitted in public schools are based on secular humanism. Why should Christian families, or families of any religion, be forced to swallow this?

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Paul Ryan roasts President Trump at annual charity dinner

Paul Ryan roasts President Trump at annual charity dinner

House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) issued a series of jokes at the expense of President Donald Trump while speaking at the annual Alfred E. Smith Dinne ...

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If we accept that there is only one race, racism can be conquered

If we accept that there is only one race, racism can be conquered

On October 19, 2017, a judge orders government to facilitate abortion for seventeen-year old illegal immigrant known as the “new Jane Roe.&rdqu ...

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