Social Issues & Action

In Light of the Zimmerman Acquittal – Self-Defense?

July 14, 2013

There will be many opinions and the discussion and wrangling will go on for quite a while, I suppose. Unhappily, this promises to further divide our country, especially along racial lines. However, I am not getting into that discussion here. Rather, it is important to understand the teaching of the Church on the matter of [...]

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The Ugly Truth of Racism in America: What the Zimmerman Trial is Again Revealing – link fixed

July 5, 2013

This article by Fred Reed entitled “Riots” is a sad but all to accurate read.  Watching the Zimmerman trial, I wonder whether we may not be in for big trouble. Racial hostility is much higher in the United States than it is allowed to appear. In the Twittersphere there is much traffic from blacks, saying [...]

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Imperial President Promises Christians: “I Won’t Make You Marry Gays”…

June 26, 2013

…he won’t MAKE us marry gays? Oh, how kind of his majesty. So considerate of his subjects, especially us misguided and intolerant Christians. Obama the merciful! But before you bow in thanks to his Royal Highness beware that his anti-Christian, anti-conservative minions in the IRS might just remove tax-exempt status for any group refusing to marry [...]

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Cardinal O’Malley Boycotts Boston College, Refuses to Do Traditional Commencement Speech (article in Walled Street Journal)

May 17, 2013

Ignoring U.S. bishops, the Catholic university will honor an abortion-rights supporter on Monday.  By ANNE HENDERSHOTT (moving to Franciscan University of Steubenville in the Fall) At Boston College’s commencement ceremony on Monday, Cardinal Sean O’Malley won’t be in attendance. The leader of the Boston archdiocese announced on May 10 that he would not deliver his traditional graduation benediction at the Catholic school [...]

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Dr. Benjamin Carson Teaches Obama about Economics, Democracy and Sanity

February 14, 2013

It was one of those talks that you sit up and say, “Wow, finally someone is speaking sensibly, someone who understands this country and our founding principles and morality! This guy should run for president!”  It would have been good if he was white, but it was even better that he is an incredibly articulate, [...]

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Obama’s New “Concessions” – Worthless

February 6, 2013

Obama mandate concessions useless Faith leaders blast Obama concessions Wesley J. Smith: Analysis of concessions Bishops prepared for prison over mandate

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Young People Grab the ProLife Baton and Run the Good Race

January 26, 2013

Marching for Life: We Are the Pro-Life Generation A Student’s View (and news you won’t hear in the deceitful liberal media that dominates America!) By Makena Clawson WASHINGTON, D.C., January 25, 2013 (Zenit.org) – The giant and predominantly young crowd for the 2013 March for Life braved the cold and snow to protest Roe vs. Wade on [...]

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Flood Washington with Red Envelops – the Abortion Folks Picked a Fight with the Wrong People

January 12, 2013

 Only 13 Days Left… If You Did Not Actually Order Your Red Envelopes For Red Envelope Day 2013, Will You Please Consider Doing That Right Now? Help us prepare the next batch of empty Red Envelopes by January 12th for delivery on January 22, 2013… the 40th Memorial of Roe V. Wade!  The unborn cannot speak for themselves and the clock is ticking [...]

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A Monsignor’s Courageous Letter About Our Current Situation

January 10, 2013

I wish we had a thousand more to preach the truth boldly. Here is the pastor’s letter in their weekly bulletin. Pastor’s Letter “Welcome to Sodom. Yes, that is what Maryland has now become. Sodom with its neighbor Gomorrah was a city of antiquity whose disregard for the natural law of human love led to [...]

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Complete Quote on Martyrdom by Cardinal George of Chicago – and It’s Implications

December 14, 2012

This stunning quote is usually only presented in part. But there was more to the quote. It was considered reactionary by the liberal left (of course) but accurate by most Christians. In 2010, speaking to a group of priests, Cardinal George said, “I expect to die in bed, my successor will die in prison and his [...]

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Street Evangelization

November 8, 2012

Some people write books, others blog, but the most exciting way to evangelize is to do it St. Paul style…on the street. Have you ever experienced evangelization away from your comfort zone? You should check out St. Paul Street Evangelization. They are already working in seven states spreading around the country. They provide an avenue for Catholics [...]

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Perspective on the Election

November 7, 2012

Matt Warner is a blogger for NCR and the President of FlockNote. His words help redirect our thoughts away from the quick-fix of politics and back towards changing hearts. “If you’re discouraged or think the world is upside down, I have something for you. Guess what, regardless of who won the election, today we still [...]

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The Beginning of the End of the Abortion Industry

October 25, 2012

The Beginning of the End of the Abortion Industry? Over the past five years, growing numbers of US abortion workers have left the industry.  By Tim Drake  For former Planned Parenthood director Abby Johnson, the turning point came when she was asked to assist with an ultrasound-guided abortion. “Abortions are typically performed blind,” explained Johnson, [...]

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Bet You’ve Never Heard of this Heroic, Selfless Woman

October 5, 2012

Remember this lady?Irena Sendler Died: May 12, 2008 (aged 98) in Warsaw, Poland  During WWII, Irena, got permission to work in the Warsaw ghetto, as a Plumbing/Sewer specialist. She had an ulterior motive.  Irena smuggled Jewish infants out in the bottom of the tool box she carried. She also carried a burlap sack in the back of her [...]

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What Does this Wood Carving Mean?

August 10, 2012

When I went to St. Joseph Mercy Hospital to visit my dad in Ann Arbor Michigan, I stopped by to pray at the Blessed Sacrament in the chapel. I also went to Mass once. In front of the chapel was this wood carving. I also, like all of you, sat in front of it puzzled. [...]

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If You Ate at Chick-Fil-A Today, What Was Your Experience?

August 1, 2012

One thing that made me sad was that there is no Chick-fil-A within hours of my house or we would have driven there for dinner. My heart is singing to see Americans support a good man, a good country, marriage and morality. If you went to Chick-fil-A today, what was your experience?  See all the thrilling [...]

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