The nuns who witnessed the life and death of Martin Luther King Jr

The nuns who witnessed the life and death of Martin Luther King Jr

CNA—Sister Mary Antona Ebo was the only black Catholic nun who marched with civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. in Selma, Alabama, in 1965. “I’m here because I’m a Negro, a nun, a Catholic, and because I want to bear witness,” Sister Mary Antona Ebo said to fellow demonstrators at a March 10, 1965…

Common Sense Breaks Through: Even Elon Musk Notes that Depopulation Doesn’t Make Sense

Common Sense Breaks Through: Even Elon Musk Notes that Depopulation Doesn’t Make Sense

Lifesite News, WSJ, and more—Billionaire Elon Musk dismissed all the fear-mongering about overpopulation Tuesday in an interview with the Wall Street Journal, saying people really should be concerned about rapidly declining birth rates. Summit News reports Musk, the founder of Space X and CEO of Tesla, gave a wide-ranging interview to the Journal during its CEO Council…

Church Vandalism is Soaring. Here’s Why Everyone Should Care

Church Vandalism is Soaring. Here’s Why Everyone Should Care

From senseless violence against formerly honored Saint Junipero Serra statues in California and St. King Louis statues in St. Louis, Missouri, to churches throughout the United States, Canada, Europe, especially in France, and elsewhere. Needless to say, something is very wrong. The Washington Post Op.Ed. below does a good job of addressing why it matters……

Build Back Better, But Not For Religious Believers

Build Back Better, But Not For Religious Believers

The more than $2 TRILLION, so-dubbed “Build Back Better” Act squeeked through Congress by merely seven votes, now it heads for the Senate.  Amendments are expected, but as inflation is clearly on a major upswing, who in their right mind would approve two-trillion-dollars… TRILLION.. additional government spending that will ultimately come out of the tax-paying…

Justice Thomas’ Simple Question Exposes Pro-Abortion Lawyers’ Weak Argument

Justice Thomas’ Simple Question Exposes Pro-Abortion Lawyers’ Weak Argument

Western Journal—The Supreme Court heard the oral arguments Wednesday in Dobbs v. Jackson’s Women’s Health Organization. This case has the potential to overturn the Court’s precedential cases Roe v. Wade and Planned Parenthood v. Casey, which say that women have the right to abort their babies up to about 24 weeks of pregnancy. Mississippi law…

Book Review: Loneliness and the Feeling of Being Unwanted is the Most Terrible Poverty in Today’s World

Book Review: Loneliness and the Feeling of Being Unwanted is the Most Terrible Poverty in Today’s World

J.W. (Terry) Freiberg, social psychologist turned lawyer, explores what St. Teresa of Calcutta (Mother Teresa) called “The most terrible poverty” in his trilogy of books on loneliness – Four Seasons of Loneliness: A Lawyer’s Case Stories (2016), Growing Up Lonely: Disconnection and Misconnection in the Lives of our Children (2019), Surrounded by Others and Yet So…

MIT alums: We Can’t Support a School that Caved to Woke Mentality

MIT alums: We Can’t Support a School that Caved to Woke Mentality

We graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology more than 50 years ago. MIT was academically rigorous, and it taught us our crafts and the essence of problem-solving, enabling us to thrive in our careers. We owe much to our alma mater and have donated to it regularly. No more. The current MIT administration has…

Archbishop Gomez: The church must confront ‘woke’ social justice movements that aim to ‘cancel’ Christian beliefs

Archbishop Gomez: The church must confront ‘woke’ social justice movements that aim to ‘cancel’ Christian beliefs

CNS—The Catholic Church must proclaim Jesus Christ “boldly” and “creatively” in the face of new secular movements that promote “social justice,” “wokeness” and “intersectionality,” among other beliefs, as the answer to all of society’s ills, Los Angeles Archbishop José H. Gomez said Nov. 4. “We need to tell our story of salvation in a new…

Archbishop Vigano’s Open Letter to the U.S. Bishops – October 23, 2021 – Grave Warnings and Admonitions

Archbishop Vigano’s Open Letter to the U.S. Bishops – October 23, 2021 – Grave Warnings and Admonitions

To His Excellency Msgr. José Horacio Gómez Metropolitan Archbishop of Los Angeles President of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops To Their Eminences and Excellencies 
The Archbishops and Bishops of the Dioceses of the United States of America And, for their competence: To His Eminence 
Cardinal Luis Francisco Ladaria Ferrer, s.j.
, Prefect of the…

Pilgrimage of Images of Our Lady of Guadalupe and St. Juan Diego continues with Visits to Parishes and Schools in Los Angeles Archdiocese

Pilgrimage of Images of Our Lady of Guadalupe and St. Juan Diego continues with Visits to Parishes and Schools in Los Angeles Archdiocese

Los Angeles—Starting in mid-October, the pilgrimage of the images of Our Lady of Guadalupe, known as La Peregrina, and Saint Juan Diego visited half a dozen parishes, including St. Catherine of Alexandria in Catalina Island, after the kick-off Mass at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels, where hundreds of faithful have had the…

What the Heck is Metaverse? Zuckerberg’s latest master plan

What the Heck is Metaverse? Zuckerberg’s latest master plan

The term metaverse – a combination of the prefix meta (meaning “beyond”) and universe – was coined in Snow Crash, a novel by American science fiction writer Neal Stephenson.  Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s revolutionary announcement of his Metaverse, “Meta” for short, is mind-blowing.  Below please find exerpts and links on the topic of this new…

Canadian diocese requires COVID-19 vaccination to attend Mass

Canadian diocese requires COVID-19 vaccination to attend Mass

CNA—A Catholic diocese in Canada will be requiring proof of vaccination and identity verification for anyone age 12 or older to attend Mass or other events held at parishes. “Effective October 22, 2021, it will be mandatory for all persons 12 and older wishing to attend Masses or Services in our churches to demonstrate proof…

The Battle of Lepanto: The Battle that Saved Christian West and A Lesson for Our Times

The Battle of Lepanto: The Battle that Saved Christian West and A Lesson for Our Times

On October 7, the Feast of Our Lady of the Rosary, more than on any other feast day, I feel especially emboldened in faith and hope, no matter what the anti-common sense, anti-life, anti-Christian news of the day!  The reason is simple.  The power of praying the Rosary was manifest in such a remarkable, historical…

Make Schools Local Again

Make Schools Local Again

National Review—Breaking up large districts would restrain teachers’ unions.  The many lessons of the COVID pandemic have included an unwelcome one for public-school parents about the outsized power of American teachers’ unions. Even as private schools remained open or reopened, almost half of public-school districts in the United States continued with “hybrid” learning — the unproven…

CATHOLIC PROFILE: Justice Clarence Thomas Credits Catholic Nuns’ Anti-Racist Example

CATHOLIC PROFILE: Justice Clarence Thomas Credits Catholic Nuns’ Anti-Racist Example

CNA—Catholic nuns and his grandparents’ example helped instill in Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas the belief that all people were children of God and that the racist flaws of American society were a betrayal of its best promises, the Justice said in a lecture Thursday. “My nuns and my grandparents lived out their sacred vocation…

Firsthand Report: Afghan Doctor Recounts Family Escape and Tragedy

France24—French-Afghan doctor Mohammed Zahed Omar talks to FRANCE 24 about his dramatic escape from the Afghan capital and his fears for those unable to escape the Taliban. A doctor and pharmacist based in France, Omar was visiting family in Afghanistan when Taliban forces suddenly swept into Kabul on August 15, abruptly ending the country’s two-decade-long…

Private Citizen Raise More Than $20 Million in Three Days to Rescue Christians in Afghanistan

Private Citizen Raise More Than $20 Million in Three Days to Rescue Christians in Afghanistan

Private citizen and entrepreneurial news personality Glen Beck raised more than $20 MILLION IN LESS THAN THREE DAYS—all donated from other private citizens—to rescue Christians in Afghanistan immediately. Beck asked listeners to “give until it hurts,” whether it be $10 or $100 or more, and launched the plea with his personal donation of $100,000.  The…

Sister Deirdre Byrne–a Retired U.S. Army Colonel and Surgeon — says Pro-lifers must be ‘battle ready’ to defend the family

Sister Deirdre Byrne–a Retired U.S. Army Colonel and Surgeon — says Pro-lifers must be ‘battle ready’ to defend the family

Catholics must be “battle ready” to defend the family and their faith, said Sister Deirdre Byrne, POSC, at an international pro-life conference on April 30. Byrne, a member of the Little Workers of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary, is a surgeon and a retired colonel in the U.S. Army. She serves as the…

108 Leaders and Luminaries Sign Open Letter to the U.S. Olympics Committee: Stop the ‘Genocide Games’ in Beijing

108 Leaders and Luminaries Sign Open Letter to the U.S. Olympics Committee: Stop the ‘Genocide Games’ in Beijing

Women’s Rights Without Frontiers (WRWF) and the Committee on the Present Danger: China, (CPDC) have released an open letter urging the United States Olympics Committee to move the 2022 Winter Olympics out of China. Failing that, the signatories declared that they would mobilize with others to boycott what amounts to “Genocide Games.” Reggie Littlejohn commented, “It has been officially…

6th Circuit upholds First Amendment rights of Shawnee State professor

6th Circuit upholds First Amendment rights of Shawnee State professor

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit ruled Friday in favor of Dr. Nicholas Meriwether, a philosophy professor at Shawnee State University, reversing a district court’s dismissal of his lawsuit against university officials. The university punished Meriwether because he declined a male student’s demand to be referred to as a woman, with feminine…

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