Trump to Make Supreme Court Nomination Over the Weekend

Trump to Make Supreme Court Nomination Over the Weekend

WSJ—President Trump said he was considering five women for the vacant Supreme Court seat and likely would make public the pick on Saturday, as Senate Republicans largely lined up behind him and … read more>>
HISTORY: 158 Years Ago, Lincoln Threatens Emancipation, on September 22, 1862

HISTORY: 158 Years Ago, Lincoln Threatens Emancipation, on September 22, 1862

“God bless you and all with you,” wrote Lincoln to McClellan after the Battle of Sharpsburg (or Antietam). “Destroy the rebel army if possible.” But September passed, and McClellan still did not pursue Lee. On October 1, Lincoln ordered McClellan to pursue Lee. McClellan obeyed — but only after another 18-day delay. Though not a…
Black Voices for Trump board member: Ginsburg was confirmed in fewer days than Trump has until election

Black Voices for Trump board member: Ginsburg was confirmed in fewer days than Trump has until election

Paris Dennard, a Black Voices for Trump board member, noted that recently deceased U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg (May her soul rest in peace) was confirmed by the Senate to her seat on the highest court of the country in fewer days than there is from now to the 2020 elections in November. …
For Years Catholic Business Journal has—and continues to—Endorse Samaritan Ministries: Healthcare Sharing: Here’s One More Reason Why

For Years Catholic Business Journal has—and continues to—Endorse Samaritan Ministries: Healthcare Sharing: Here’s One More Reason Why

Samaritan Ministries helps its members save thousands in health care costs by using Fair-Price Providers. It can help cut your health costs too.  Here’s how… In one example—just one example out of many—a Samaritan Ministries member who formerly assumed healthcare provider charges were “always fair and reasonable,” used Samaritan Ministries recommendations and saved $20,000 by…
The Movie FATIMA expands to more theaters nationwide, with home-viewing still available for limited time

The Movie FATIMA expands to more theaters nationwide, with home-viewing still available for limited time

The fresh, new, engaging movie FATIMA continues to expand to many more movie theaters across the nation. Find a theater near you here.  Home viewing is still possible for a limited time, click here to learn more. In this powerful and uplifting drama based on historical events, a 10-year-old shepherd and her two younger cousins…
Refreshing New Movie – FATIMA – in Theaters and On-Demand Nationwide Friday, August 28

Refreshing New Movie – FATIMA – in Theaters and On-Demand Nationwide Friday, August 28

Picturehouse will open Fatima in theaters and direct to home (PVOD) throughout North America on August 28, 2020, following a grassroots word-of-mouth digital marketing campaign that energized and engaged the core audience, culminating in a series of Pop-Up Drive In Influencer Premieres across the country. The film, acquired by Picturehouse in October, was originally scheduled to…
Q&A with Dick Lyles, A Producer of Powerful New Movie on FATIMA – Aug 28 release date

Q&A with Dick Lyles, A Producer of Powerful New Movie on FATIMA – Aug 28 release date

You’re telling me that 3 Portuguese shepherd children in a dusty field saw and talked with Mary, the Mother of God? People’s first reaction has to be: “You gotta be kidding!”   But 70,000 people following the children confirmed what happened. That is the inspiring core of the 1917 miracle at Fatima, which was Mary’s…
Sister, Soldier, Colonel, Surgeon, Speaker: Catholic religious sister to address Republican convention

Sister, Soldier, Colonel, Surgeon, Speaker: Catholic religious sister to address Republican convention

A surgeon, retired army officer, missionary and Catholic religious sister is among the featured speakers at this week’s Republican National Convention. The convention, which takes place over four days this week, will officially nominate President Donald Trump for reelection. What’s most remarkable, however, is the life of this consecrated religious. For example, other than Saint…
A List of major company lay-offs amid coronavirus pandemic

A List of major company lay-offs amid coronavirus pandemic

Business Insider—The coronavirus outbreak has triggered unprecedented mass layoffs and furloughs. Here are the major companies that have announced they are downsizing their workforces. From employers such as Boeing, Warner Brothers and AT&T to the airlines, JCPenny, Macy’s, and Cirque du Soleil here is a list of major companies who have or will be laying…
Fascinating Book Review: The History of the Negro Leagues, Major League Baseball, Chicago and Ernie Banks

Fascinating Book Review: The History of the Negro Leagues, Major League Baseball, Chicago and Ernie Banks

— a review of Ron Rapoport’s “Let’s Play Two: The Legend of Mr. Cub, the Life of Ernie Banks” — I grew up in the northern suburbs of Chicago, so I carried the tag “North Sider” when it came to baseball. And this meant being a Cubs fan in a city divided by the Cubs…

Jimmy Lai, a Man for All Seasons

WSJ—(see link below) – Taped on the wall by my desk is a photo of Jimmy Lai in handcuffs. It was taken a week ago, the day 200 Hong Kong police raided his Apple Daily newspaper and arrested him. It is my most treasured photo of Jimmy, who also happens to be my godson, having…
O Most Holy Mother and Virgin, Feast of the Assumption, Our Beginning, Our Hope

O Most Holy Mother and Virgin, Feast of the Assumption, Our Beginning, Our Hope

August 15, the Feast of the Assumption, was purposefully chosen as the official launch of Catholic Business Journal in 2007,. It is a feast day close to the heart of our mission and purpose.  The last few months we’ve all watched as a suspicious virus pandemic and expansive Marxist-infused riots and marches—under the guise of…
Lebanese priest: ‘We need your prayers’ after Beirut explosions

Lebanese priest: ‘We need your prayers’ after Beirut explosions

A Lebanese Catholic priest has asked believers around the world to pray for the people of his country, after two explosions in Beirut injured hundreds of people and are reported to have left at least 10 people dead. “We ask your nation to carry Lebanon in its hearts at this difficult stage and we place…
After Beirut explosion, Lebanon turns to St. Charbel

After Beirut explosion, Lebanon turns to St. Charbel

CNA—At least one massive explosion rocked the Lebanese capital of Beirut Tuesday afternoon, which ignited fires and destroyed buildings in the city’s port area, caused damage across the city, and has reportedly flooded hospitals with casualties. Some local news sources are reporting that at least 10 people are dead, and videos have emerged online showing…
Catholic CEO, Catholic Business Journal Columnist, and A Host of The Mentors Radio: BryoLogyx Announces Cooperative Research and Development Agreement for Bryostatin-1 With National Cancer Institute

Catholic CEO, Catholic Business Journal Columnist, and A Host of The Mentors Radio: BryoLogyx Announces Cooperative Research and Development Agreement for Bryostatin-1 With National Cancer Institute

We at Catholic Business Journal are so proud of long-time Catholic Business Journal columnist Thomas M. Loarie, CEO of BryoLogyx, Inc.,  and one of the three Catholic hosts of The Mentors Radio program which airs weekly in the San Francisco Greater Bay Area and in the greater Dallas-Fort Worth region, for the breakthrough cancer immunology-related…
Catholic Nobel Prize Laureate: North Ireland’s John Hume remembered as great peacemaker

Catholic Nobel Prize Laureate: North Ireland’s John Hume remembered as great peacemaker

CNA—Retired politician and Nobel laureate John Hume, a major leader in the effort to secure peace in Northern Ireland, died Monday at the age of 83. Many leaders in the region praised his success in responding to one of Europe’s longstanding conflicts. “I was leader of a great team of people, all of whom have…
Congressman writes to DOJ after attacks on Catholic churches

Congressman writes to DOJ after attacks on Catholic churches

A Catholic congressman is asking the U.S. Attorney General to respond to a spate of acts of vandalism against churches around the country. In a letter to Attorney General William Barr on Wednesday, Rep. Chuck Fleischmann (R-Tenn.) urged the Justice Department “to protect religious freedom and combat religious discrimination in the United States.” Fleischmann cited…
Coronavirus “Baby Bust” could be worse than expected: Why it matters

Coronavirus “Baby Bust” could be worse than expected: Why it matters

CNA—Amid steady forecasts of demographic decline, one economics professor says that a COVID-related “baby bust” could be worse than people predicted. A Brookings Institution report published in June said that the economic shock caused by the coronavirus, combined with the social effects of the pandemic itself, could trigger a sharp decline in births. Those predictions…
Flannery O’Connor should be studied, not cancelled, scholar tells Loyola leaders

Flannery O’Connor should be studied, not cancelled, scholar tells Loyola leaders

CNA—Fordham Professor Angela Alaimo O’Donnell has studied Flannery O’Connor, an American Catholic author from the South, rather extensively. She wrote a book on O’Connor’s treatment of racial issues specifically, entitled “Radical Ambivalence: Race in Flannery O’Connor.” Petitioning the University When the Fordham professor heard that Flannery O’Connor’s name would be removed from a residence hall…
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