“A Latvian woman was at my home this weekend and teared up when she learned of NY Governor Andrew Cuomo’s Friday outburst that there’s “no place” in his state for pro-lifers and supporters of traditional marriage: “It reminds me of what I experienced under Communism back home, when we weren’t allowed to talk about religion in public. I came here and was so happy to be in a country where we could speak... [Read more...]
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In order to obtain true Christian freedom, one must be docile to discern and obey the Word of God. This was central theme of Pope Francis’ homily today at Casa Santa Marta this morning.
“The Word of God is living and efficacious, it discerns the feelings and thoughts of the heart,” the Holy Father began. This Word, however, comes not to tell us what we want to hear, but rather it comes with a newness... [Read more...]
BY TOM HOOPES
“This year, Benedictine College will be leading the March for Life in Washington, D.C., thanks to a mother who refused to abort a bishop.
My favorite argument against abortion is the George Bailey argument. Bailey is the character in It’s a Wonderful Life who gets a glimpse of what the world would be like if he never existed.
What George Baileys are we missing because of abortion? What kind of world... [Read more...]
BY SCOTT HAHN
“In this class, we’re going to be reading the Bible from cover to cover. Pretty ambitious for a beginners, you say?
You’re right. We won’t be able to go in depth – you have a lifetime of Bible reading to do that. But we’re going to give you the tools you need so that you can start that lifetime of reading. When you’re done with this class, you’ll be able to follow “the plot”... [Read more...]
BY MARK HART
“The hotel room was pitch black. The air conditioner was on full blast. I was surrounded by pillows and hibernating in a cocoon-like fashion. I was perfectly comfortable so, of course, it was at that moment that I had to pee.
I began to navigate the foreign surroundings in the dark, making my way to the bathroom when, ‘WHAM!’ I discovered a large dresser in my path. I yelped and fell back... [Read more...]
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