Texas Law declares “No More Censorship”: Update on State Laws Against Big Tech Censorship

Texas Law declares “No More Censorship”: Update on State Laws Against Big Tech Censorship

The big internet platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Google are no longer allowed to censor conservative viewpoints in Texas. The 5th Circuit Court of Appeals has affirmed a Texas law outlawing Big Tech censorship, requiring the social media platforms to disclose and justify their editorial standards. While this is generally good news for…

Benedict XVI writes about ‘inner drama of being a Christian’ in new letter

Benedict XVI writes about ‘inner drama of being a Christian’ in new letter

In a new letter, Benedict XVI praised the story of a woman who lived “the inner drama of being a Christian” and dedicated her life to the spiritual encounter with Christ in eucharistic adoration and other practices. The pope emeritus wrote that his own personal experience was similar to what Mother Julia Verhaeghe went through…

Changing Landscape in Tech could affect your bottom line… in ethics as well as dollars

Changing Landscape in Tech could affect your bottom line… in ethics as well as dollars

With all the news coverage around Roe v Wade Catholic business owners may have missed a change a few days earlier that affects their daily technology footprint costs. Google recently announced that it will now charge for basic technology needs that used to be offered free to businesses. According to the New York Times, “Google…

Finding Hope In The Midst of Brokenness

Finding Hope In The Midst of Brokenness

Pat and I attended the Napa Institute Summer Conference in Napa Valley, California, held at the exquisite Meritage Hotel, then went to Carmel, one of our absolute favorite places. More on Napa later, but first to share something that happened to us on the beach in Carmel. When Might a Young Boy Realize The Value…

Napa Catholic Conference- Post Roe America- Next Steps for the Pro-Life Movement

Napa Catholic Conference- Post Roe America- Next Steps for the Pro-Life Movement

The Napa Catholic Conference last month included an inspiring series of talks on subjects as wide-ranging as theology, art, science and politics. One of the topics most discussed was the recent Dobbs case by which the Supreme Court finally overturned the so-called Constitutional right to abortion under the Court’s 1973 decision in Roe v. Wade.…

BOOK: Uneven Justice, The Plot to Sink Galleon

BOOK: Uneven Justice, The Plot to Sink Galleon

Raj Rajaratnam in his Uneven Justice shares his story of being handcuffed and arrested on the morning of October 2009 by five FBI agents and then convicted in Federal Court by New York’s U.S. Attorney for the Southern District, Preet Bharara for “insider trading.” Bharara alleged that 0.02 percent of the trades between 2003-2008 by…

Archbishop Lori Does Not Mince Words in Urging Biden Admin to Help Moms in Need, Not Kill “defenseless, voiceless human beings”

Archbishop Lori Does Not Mince Words in Urging Biden Admin to Help Moms in Need, Not Kill “defenseless, voiceless human beings”

Archbishop William Lori of Baltimore, the U.S. bishops’ pro-life chair, minced no words on Friday, August 5, when he publicly called on President Joe Biden to increase support and care for mothers and children. His message was in response to an executive order from Biden that facilitates abortion by allow states to use Medicaid to…

Can States be Forced to Allow Chemical Abortions?

Can States be Forced to Allow Chemical Abortions?

The Supreme Court has overruled Roe v. Wade, holding that each state should decide its own abortion law, but there is a new battle looming over whether that extends to chemical abortions. This is no small issue when more than half of all abortions in the United States are carried out using a drug called…

Bishop Pfeifer: Catholic bishops must hold Biden accountable post-Roe

Bishop Pfeifer: Catholic bishops must hold Biden accountable post-Roe

CNA—A Texas bishop emeritus is calling on his fellow Catholic bishops — and all pro-life Americans — to take action against pro-abortion policy in favor of pro-life measures that support women and the unborn. “Our own president is considering declaring abortion a public health emergency,” Bishop Michael D. Pfeifer, bishop emeritus of San Angelo, wrote…

“Roe” Is Gone: Door Wide Open for Women to Receive True Healthcare…Here’s how

“Roe” Is Gone: Door Wide Open for Women to Receive True Healthcare…Here’s how

There’s something of long-lasting, radically impactful importance resulting from the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent Dobbs decision that’s not being talked about. That “something” is the now-open potential for genuine respect for women and for providing true and natural healthcare for women. In short, now women should receive the dignity and true healthcare each woman deserves!…

Archbishop Naumann says he’s “sad” over Pope’s handling of Biden, Pelosi on abortion

Archbishop Naumann says he’s “sad” over Pope’s handling of Biden, Pelosi on abortion

CNA—Archbishop Joseph Naumann of Kansas City in Kansas has said he is “sad” over the way Pope Francis has handled the controversy surrounding the pro-abortion actions of President Joe Biden and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, whose positions on the issue are at sharp odds with the teaching of their Catholic faith on the sanctity of…

The Needed Antidote to Apathy

The Needed Antidote to Apathy

In February 1915, only six months after the beginning of World War I, Lancet, a British medical journal, used for the first time the expression “shell shock.” This newly coined expression was used to describe the feeling of helplessness that soldiers felt after exposure to constant bombardment. The term was new, but not the reality.…

Supreme Court Rules that the Constitution Means Just What it Says (or does not say) on Abortion and Guns

Supreme Court Rules that the Constitution Means Just What it Says (or does not say) on Abortion and Guns

The Supreme Court’s recent decisions on abortion and the Second Amendment right to bear arms are finally placing limits on the kind of judicial activism that has made our Constitution and Constitutional law almost unrecognizable. While these two cases may seem very different, the Court is telling us in both cases that the Constitution means…

Nigerian Catholic bishop to Irish president: Church massacre not linked to climate change

Nigerian Catholic bishop to Irish president: Church massacre not linked to climate change

CNA—Attributing violence against Nigeria’s Christians to climate change is “incorrect and far-fetched,” according to the bishop of a diocese where at least 40 people were murdered at a Pentecost Sunday Mass. Bishop Jude Ayodeji Arogundade of Ondo was responding to a statement issued by Irish president Michael D. Higgins after the June 5 massacre at…

A Recession Might be Coming – Why We are Concerned About Dividend Safety

A Recession Might be Coming – Why We are Concerned About Dividend Safety

 It’s a matter of priorities If you’re counting on dividend payments to supplement your income, then the single most important issue is whether the companies that you’re counting on for those dividends have the financial wherewithal to make the payments. And that’s why we try to ensure, in one way or another, that the companies…

U.S. Supreme Court OKs Big Tech Censorship

U.S. Supreme Court OKs Big Tech Censorship

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled on May 31, in the case of NetChoice v. Paxton, that Twitter, Facebook and Google can censor conservative political views, at least for now, while challenges against a Texas anti-censorship law make their way through the Court system. The Court’s decision would seem to condone blatant viewpoint discrimination, including the…

When Will the Supreme Court Act on the Dobbs Case?

When Will the Supreme Court Act on the Dobbs Case?

The much-awaited decision of the U.S. Supreme Court case of Thomas E. Dobbs, State Health Officer of Mississippi Department of Health, et al., Petitioners v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, et al. Respondents, herein Dobbs, is expected to be issued in June 2022. There is much public furor by persons on both sides of the issue…

How Knowing History Opens Our Eyes and Hearts

How Knowing History Opens Our Eyes and Hearts

A recent trip opened my eyes and greatly deepened my understanding about the foremost issues in our culture and society today. Let me explain… The Indispensable Role of Women In Today’s Society I have always been a strong believer in the important and indispensable role that women play in our contemporary society. From a woman’s…

Years ago, Cardinal Stafford summed up the root of the Pelosi drama in a few words

Years ago, Cardinal Stafford summed up the root of the Pelosi drama in a few words

“Your complaint is not with the Church; it’s with God,” said then-Archbishop James Stafford, responding to a reporter in the late 1990’s. The reporter had persisted in a series of dull questions on how does the church plan to keep its members when its teachings aren’t relevant to “today’s issues” such as divorce, abortion, etc…

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