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  • Working Together

    At The Stream, Deacon Keith Fournier has an interesting take on Christian interaction in relation to this year's presidential campaign:

    "Everyone is analyzing what the Iowa caucuses mean for the GOP race. The evangelical turnout was huge, and many of the candidates -- some Protestant, some Catholic -- have reached out to Christian voters, and some of them have even spoken persuasively about their Christian faith and how it informs their political views. These are positive signs, to be sure. At the same time, I am struck by how there still seems to be no consensus on Protestants and Catholics working together." READ FULL ARTICLE »
  • Crisis in Masculinity

    Many have talked for years about the rapidly disappearing men in our culture. I’m not talking about guys. We’re flush with them. I mean real, grownup, well-adjusted males. Where are they?

    The Catholic Diocese of Phoenix is asking the same question. Last month it released a 12-minute film, “Society’s Crisis in Masculinity,” which “seeks to create awareness of a crisis in masculinity found in today’s society.” Now, the film is heavily geared toward Catholic men and I dearly wish it wouldn’t have narrowed its audience to this one demographic. This crisis impacts all of us. Even so, there are some powerful takeaways for all men.
  • One Man's Invasion . . .

    Raise your hand if you have ever heard of Eritrea. Raise both of them if you can find Eritrea on a map.

    Thought so.
  • CMP Releases New Video

    The indictment in Harris County, Texas, has not stopped David Daleiden and the Center for Medical Progress from doing their valuable work. The Stream has CMP's new video revealing Planned Parenthood's shady accounting practices for dealing with fetal body tissue.READ FULL ARTICLE »
  • Abusing Anne

    It may seem like an overreaction, but now and then a cultural commentator runs across a story that simply breaks his or her heart. Here's one such story that breaks mine:

    "Politicizing an Icon: Anne of Pro-Choice Activism"

    Because Prince Edward Island doesn't have any abortion providers, writes Brenna Clarke Gray at Book Riot, pro-choicers have started an "awareness campaign" using PEI's most famous icon: Anne of Green Gables. One of my own favorite heroines. READ FULL ARTICLE »
  • 'No Más Bebés' Available for Viewing at PBS Website

    The documentary "No Más Bebés," about the government-supported forced sterilization of Latina women in Los Angeles in the '60s and '70s, premiered last night on PBS. You can now watch it at PBS's website.

    Here's part of a review by Sister Rose Pacatte, who blogs at Patheos:
  • Some Things Just Make Sense

    Two interesting stories that came out out today and yesterday:

    (1) "Prominent gay rights activist backs Christian bakers in cake row" (from The Catholic Herald)

    (2) "Why prosecuting the Center for Medical Progress leaves even pro-abortion activists worried" (from Live Action News, based on a story from CNN)

    Regardless of what side of the fence you're on or what your personal preferences and policies are, it seems, some things just make sense.READ FULL ARTICLE »
  • 'Joy was the word of the day'

    Is it possible for pro-lifers to rethink our paradigm and our strategy? Could it even be possible to approach the problem of abortion with joy? Kristen Walker Hatten of New Wave Feminists thinks we can do it -- and we should. Sharing her experiences at this year's March for Life, she writes: READ FULL ARTICLE »

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  • 1 Corinthians 11:13-16

    Judge for yourselves: is it proper for a wife to pray to God with her head uncovered? Does not nature itself teach you that if a man wears long hair it is a disgrace for him, but if a woman has...
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