RELIGION AND POLITICS

Obama Appointee And Bundler Blocks More Video Releases By Group Behind Planned Parenthood Sting

by Mollie Hemingway | The Federalist
August 1, 2015

A federal judge late Friday granted a temporary restraining order against the release of recordings made at an annual meeting of abortion providers. The injunction is against the Center for…

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California Law Mandates Vaccines for School-Aged Children, No Belief Exemptions

by CELESTE MCGOVERN | National Catholic Register
August 1, 2015

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Amid roiling debate foreshadowing what is to come elsewhere, state Senate Bill…

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Michigan Governor Signs Bills Protecting Freedom of Adoption Agencies

by Sarah Torre | The Daily Signal
June 12, 2015

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder has signed into law three bills protecting the freedom of private…

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OUR FAITH

Why the Catholic Behind the Planned Parenthood Videos Went Undercover

by PATTI ARMSTRONG | National Catholic Register
August 1, 2015

IRVINE, Calif. — With the façade of a fictitious biotechnology company, David Daleiden and his fellow investigators from the Center for Medical Progress (CMP) infiltrated the bowels of the abortion…

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How to Win the Culture War

by PETER KREEFT | Crisis Magazine
June 12, 2015

To win any war, the three most necessary things to know are (1) that you are at war, (2) who…

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Who’s Afraid of Pomp and Splendor?

by PETER KWASNIEWSKI | NewLiturgicalMovement.org
June 11, 2015

Obviously, not the zealous Catholics who participated in the Sacra Liturgia 2015 conference and its…

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Pope Francis: don’t weaken or water down Christian identity

Witnessing to the truth of our Christian identity, without watering it down or losing its flavour: that theme was at…

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Pope’s US visit may influence Catholic candidates, voters

Charles and David Koch. Sheldon Adelson. Karl Rove. George Soros. The index is long of those who aren’t running for president but will nevertheless influence the outcome. To the list we need to add Pope…

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Are You Prepared for the Coming Persecution?

What is the worst ad campaign you’ve ever seen? When I was a boy, I was told about the Chevy…

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The Catholic Church will now forgive your abortion

Pope Francis will send an army of globe-trotting priests — his “missionaries of mercy” — to absolve women who’ve had…

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Execution of Catholic in Pakistan Provokes Outcry Over Juvenile Death Sentence

ISLAMABAD — In the early hours of Wednesday, Pakistani authorities executed 37-year-old Aftab Bahadur Masih, his lawyers and a prison…

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Polish President-Elect Andrzej Duda Rescues Dropped Host

Ah, Poland. When I was there in 1999, I was struck by the fact that other than in Rome, I…

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Authorities Detain Catholic Leaders in China

Pope Francis asked Catholics to pray over the Pentecost weekend for Catholics in China and for other persecuted Christians around…

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UK Bishop O’Toole Wants “Systematised Provision” of the TLM

Mass of Ages, the quarterly magazine of the Latin Mass Society of England & Wales, has an interview in their…

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