MERCY WITH MISERY: Pope Repeats Abortion Is a Grave Sin; But Lifts Restriction, Permits Priests to Grant Absolution

By | 2018-01-17T13:54:01+00:00 November 21st, 2016|Why Do Catholics Do That?|

Catholic priests may now grant absolution to penitents who confess to having procured an abortion.  Let me explain:  Yes, abortion is still gravely wrong. Abortion--having one, performing one, or paying for one--is a mortal sin

I Dreamed I Went to the Grocery Store, and the Butcher Said…. (Or, Just Who Do the Cast of “Hamilton” Think They Are?)

By | 2018-01-17T13:54:01+00:00 November 19th, 2016|Books & Film, Politics & Culture|

I had a dream that I went grocery shopping. I was pushing my cart along the aisle, when the butcher stepped out from behind the meat counter, his hands still clad in plastic gloves, the

As Violence Shakes America’s Cities, President Obama Needs to Calm the Nation

By | 2018-01-17T13:54:01+00:00 November 13th, 2016|Politics & Culture|

Is there no end to the protests? For four nights, anti-Trump protesters have marched in cities across America. Organized by MoveOn.org, the anarchist group funded by anti-American billionaire George Soros, the angry Hillary supporters--some of

TRIBUTE TO A VETERAN: Lieutenant Bill Funchess, Former POW, Remembers His Friend Fr. Emil Kapaun

By | 2018-01-17T13:54:02+00:00 November 11th, 2016|Politics & Culture|

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