Current Affairs

Persecuted Christians Suffer on Christmas

December 25, 2011

ROME, DEC. 24, 2011 (Zenit.org).- For Christians in so many countries around the world — Iraq, Pakistan, Egypt, and others — and even for Christians in Bethlehem, the celebration of Christmas means facing particular difficulty. In Iraq, for example, where another round of suicide bombings on Thursday killed some 70 people, there will be no [...]

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Tim Tebow: God’s Quarterback – Love him or Hate him

December 12, 2011

TIM TEBOW: GOD’S QUARTERBACK By PATTON DODD “On a brisk Thursday evening in mid-November, I sat high in the stands at a Denver Broncos home game, covering the ears of my 4-year-old son as the fans around us launched f-bombs at Tim Tebow, the Broncos’ struggling second-year quarterback. Mr. Tebow was ineffective and off-target for [...]

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Why the Riots in London?

August 15, 2011

Since Janet and I were in England during the riots, the whole situation was a bit more poignant for us than if we had been far removed. British headlines and editorials immediately attempted explanations and suggested band-aids to fix the problem. I said to Janet and our friends again and again that the flurry of [...]

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Christian Fundamentalist Terrorist? So Says NYT!

July 24, 2011

Be prepared for liberal media assault: “Norway slaughter now proves Christians can be terrorists just like Muslims.” Search the web and the real news and you find him claiming to be an ideological right-winger politically — opposed to multiculturalism and Islam, but where does the liberal media prove that he claims to be a Christian? [...]

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105,000 Christians Martyred per Year

June 7, 2011

http://www.ewtn.com/vnews/getstory.asp?number=113734 “And they have conquered him [the Devil] by the blood of the Lamb and by the word of their testimony, for they loved not their lives even unto death” (Revelation 12:11). Martyrdom is the supreme witness given to the truth of the faith: it means bearing witness even unto death. The martyr bears witness [...]

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Detroit News Reports on Steve Ray and His Group in Rome

April 30, 2011

Very cool. Detroit News called me in Rome and asked for an interview. Click here to read the article.

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Bill Boards, and mailers, and websites, oh my!!

April 13, 2011

Posted by Jesse Ray: I put on my emergency flashers when I saw it on I-275. I had to pull over for a quick picture because I had never before seen a church advertise like it was a casino. Northridge+Easter=”Winning!” Next, a similar looking mailer came in the mail saying, “Easter comes once a year…<yawn>” [...]

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What Comes to Mind When You Look at this Picture?

February 2, 2011

I think I know what came to your mind, but it is NOT what you thought! This was taken when I was running along Juhu Beach in Mumbai India. This is a common scene in India and much of the world. It is two men walking with arms around each other’s shoulder. You often see [...]

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In the News

January 28, 2011

Twenty-six states join in lawsuit against ObamaCare here European Union removes Christian holidays from it calendar here. Get ready America! It won’t be long before it happens here. Islamic scholars break off talks with the Vatican here. Does this surprise anyone? You cannot dialog with Muslims. Bishops in Muslim countries already know this.

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How the U.S. Census Effects the Church

January 4, 2011

WASHINGTON (CNS) — The 2010 census figures announced Dec. 21 will have effects that go far beyond allocating federal dollars and shaping the representation of states in the Congress that convenes in January 2013. They could also affect how the U.S. Catholic Church decides to distribute its own resources and personnel. “The U.S. census is [...]

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Black Friday vs. Adoration

December 7, 2010

A friend wrote: “Writing an article about “Black Friday” at our parish. First Friday Adoration – not enough people sign up to sit with our Lord. A few of us fill in and make sure He is not alone. “Few weeks later local paper shows people literally camping out in the cold outside of Wal-Mart. [...]

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Bravo Brit Hume: “Tiger Woods, find Jesus!” – Video

January 12, 2010
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Green Pope?

December 17, 2009

Italian journalist reminds reader: Pope is not Al Gore http://www.catholicculture.org/news/headlines/index.cfm?storyid=4949 Although the message of Pope Benedict XVI for the World Day of Peace places heavy emphasis on environmental concerns, Giuliano Gerrar of the Italian daily Il Foglio reminds his readers that the “green” approach favored by the Pope is very distant from the environmentalism espoused [...]

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Ordering a Pizza in 2012

October 9, 2009

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Americans with No Religious Affiliation

September 25, 2009

Even though the numbers are growing, those with no religious faith are far less than in Europe but it seems we are racing to catch up with them. We have to start doing more evangelism! Survey shows sharp growth in Americans with no religious affiliation http://www.catholicculture.org/news/headlines/index.cfm?storyid=4138 The fastest-growing religious bloc in America today is the [...]

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Explanation of Modern America :-)

July 30, 2009
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