Major Islamic Terrorist Attacks in France: Attacker arrived from Tunisia days ago

Major Islamic Terrorist Attacks in France: Attacker arrived from Tunisia days ago

BBC—The man who stabbed two women and a man to death in a church in France arrived from Tunisia days ago, officials say. The suspect, 21, had an Italian Red Cross document, issued after he arrived by a migrant boat to Italy’s Lampedusa island last month. He was shot by police and is in a…

Louisiana abortion law’s author denounces Supreme Court decision

Louisiana abortion law’s author denounces Supreme Court decision

CNA—Lawmakers, legal scholars, and pro-life leaders all criticized a Supreme Court ruling on Monday that overturned state safety regulations for abortion clinics in Louisiana. State Sen. Katrina Jackson (D), who authored the bipartisan Louisiana law requiring that abortion clinics be held to the same standards as surgical centers, said she was “disappointed” that the court…

Assisted suicide threatens the entire medical profession, Maryland doctor warns

Assisted suicide threatens the entire medical profession, Maryland doctor warns

CNA—Assisted suicide contradicts the foundations of medical ethics, violates the basic standards of medical care, and threatens people who most need the assistance of the medical profession, warned a doctor who is opposing Maryland’s proposal to legalize the practice. “If we allow this form of euthanasia into our health care system, it will inevitably corrode…

BOOK REVIEW: Parochial and Plain Sermons, by John Henry Cardinal Newman

Parochial and Plain Sermons by John Henry Cardinal Newman.  All eight volumes of Newman’s famous sermons are brought together in this new edition that is beautifully printed and bound on Bible paper with a flexible leatherette cover and red ribbon. Newman’s sermons are as powerful, fresh and challenging today as when he first gave them.…