Human rights

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‘We are an Easter people and Alleluia is our song!’

  “We do not pretend that life is all beauty. We are aware of darkness and sin, of poverty and pain. But we know Jesus has conquered sin and passed through His own pain to the glory of the Resurrection. And we live in the light of His Paschal Mystery – the mystery of His […]

Attention Ben Carson: Inside the Terri Schiavo case and why it matters now

Preface: The Terri Schiavo case is now a big deal in presidential politics with media focusing on two Republican contenders. According to Ed O’Keefe at the Washington Post, Dr. Ben Carson opined that the federal government shouldn’t have intervened: “When the reporter asked whether Carson thought it was necessary for Congress to intervene, he said: ‘I […]

Pope Francis, we need you now: Please correct the mixed message on Kim Davis

Published at RenewAmerica.com WASHINGTON – Pope Francis came to the United States of America at a very dramatic time in our nation’s history. If we ever needed the Vicar of Christ, it is now. Speech after speech during his Apostolic Journey to the United States of America and the World Meeting of Families, Papa Francisco […]

President Obama alleges that Pope Francis supports Planned Parenthood

WASHINGTON – Pope Francis—or Papa Francisco, as I like to call him in his native language—has been the top news story all week. Therefore, after cordial publicity with the Holy Father, President Barack Obama is deceptively trying to use him to fund Planned Parenthood. I sent this news to the Holy Father care of Archbishop Charles Chaput and […]

Pope Francis: Welcome to the USA on Facebook

I received spectacular photos of welcome signs to Pope Francis in New York City and Philadelphia. So far, the ones in Washington are on a different scale. At first I planned to write a story about these signs, but the layout of many news websites is not optimal to display them. Then, at Sunday evening Mass […]

Abortion ‘exceptions’ are license to kill

Published with a less provocative headline on August 18, 2015 at Aleteia.org. To republish, contact Anita Crane. Since 1973, some 59 million baby Americans have been slaughtered by abortionists and this is an enormous holocaust. Finally, in 2015, thanks to video exposés by the Center for Medical Progress, the abortion chain Planned Parenthood and abortion per se are […]

We are not alone

We who believe in God are not alone. The most compelling speech I heard was by Terrisa Lopez of Secular Pro-Life … “This morning, the pro-life movement is united because it doesn’t matter your religion. … We all feel the same emotion when we watch those videos. Horror. Shock. Anger. And most of all grief for those who have lost their lives.”

Americans demand real damage control at Planned Parenthood

Americans and international allies protest the abortion chain on August 22  “No social movement has ever succeeded without people looking at the victims,” said Joe Scheidler, founder of the Pro-Life Action League. “We learn 90-some percent through sight.” He told me that at the 2012 March for Life, where the stunning video “Created Equal” by […]

Catholic priests challenge Father Jonathan Morris about misleading the public on marriage

NEW YORK – On July 5, Father Jonathan Morris, a Catholic priest of the Archdiocese of New York and a Fox News contributor, misrepresented the Church when asked what conscientious objectors should do if they work for an agency issuing same-sex marriage licenses. According to the Catholic Church, there are no excuses for participating in or […]

Remembering Fallen Journalists

World Press Freedom Day is celebrated May 3 around the world. The Newseum has partnered with the Remembering Fallen Journalists +Social Good campaign to remember fallen journalists who have died while bearing witness. See more at http://www.newseum.org/…/05/01/remembering-fallen-journali…/

Boom! ‘Little Boy’ movie is a love bomb

Published at RenewAmerica Pepper Flynt Busbee isn’t the tallest eight year old in town, but he thinks big. Bullies push him around every chance they get, but Pepper wants to be a hero. When his dad and only playmate goes away to fight in World War II, Pepper is heartbroken and Father Oliver comes to […]

For Hanukkah and Christmas: Gifts NOT made in China

As you shop for Hanukkah or Christmas gifts, please boycott products made in China and other countries who enslave men, women and children to make their products. I’ve been boycotting products from China and other communist countries for most of my life.

‘Messenger of the Truth’ comes to Washington

“Justice and the right to know the truth require us, from the pulpit, to repeatedly demand a limit on the tyranny of censorship.” –Father Jerzy Popieluszko

One of my creeds

This is one of my creeds. It was written by the great Edith Stein, who became Saint Teresa Benedicta of the Cross. It grieves me that her sister Rosa is forgotten. They were double prizes for the Nazis because they were Jewish converts, and I hope you will read the books Edith wrote before she became […]

June 1-2: Triumph with ‘Messenger of The Truth’ on PBS

Published at Catholic Lane and RenewAmerica.com. This Sunday, June 1, and Monday, June 2, a miracle of sorts takes place on mainstream TV as PBS affiliates broadcast a documentary about a heroic Catholic priest. “Messenger of The Truth” is about Blessed Father Jerzy Popieluszko, chaplain to the Solidarity labor union that nonviolently took down the communist regime in […]

Ron Paul to Virginians: ‘Insane’ to Vote for ‘Libertarian’ Robert Sarvis

By Tony Lee 4 Nov 2013 On Monday, former Congressman and staunch libertarian Ron Paul (R-TX) campaigned for Virginia Republican Governor candidate Ken Cuccinelli and said Virginians would be giving up on liberty if they voted for Democrat Terry McAuliffe in Tuesday’s election and would be “insane” if they voted for so-called libertarian Robert Sarvis, […]

The Democrats’ Virginia war on women, babies and all people of goodwill

Haven’t voted yet? Freedom is stake in Virginia, but the Democrats would have us believe that this election is all about sex, abortion and immigration. They accuse Ken Cuccinelli, E.W. Jackson and Mark Obenshain, the Republicans running for governor, lieutenant governor and attorney general, of waging wars on women and persons who classify themselves as […]

November 10: Army Veteran Gordon Helsel Signs Tribute to God & U.S. Armed Forces

Veterans Day is Monday, November 11. On Sunday, November 10, Vietnam War hero Gordon Helsel will sign his tribute to God, veterans and all military personnel at Barnes & Noble Booksellers in Alexandria, Virginia. In 1968, Army Sgt. Gordon Helsel was bleeding to death in Vietnam when God saved his life in a most surprising […]

Egypt court bans Muslim Brotherhood, orders its assets confiscated

Published September 23, 2013 – Associated Press  CAIRO –  An Egyptian court on Monday ordered the Muslim Brotherhood to be banned and its assets confiscated in a dramatic escalation of a crackdown by the military-backed government against supporters of the ousted Islamist president Mohammed Morsi. The ruling opens the door for a wider crackdown on […]

Pat Buchanan: Is the sun peeking through the war clouds?

Published: September 19, 2013 Prussian Chancellor Otto von Bismarck is sometimes credited with the proverb, “God has a special providence for fools, drunks and the United States of America.” Observing the unfolding of the Syrian crisis, the Iron Chancellor was an insightful man. In August, we were hours away from missile strikes on Syria and […]

The Hill: Congressional veterans line up against military action in Syria

By Carlo Muñoz – 09/07/13 05:07 PM ET The majority of Iraq and Afghanistan veterans serving in Congress are lining up against President Obama’s plan for military action in Syria. Of the 16 veterans of those two conflicts serving in Congress, only GOP Reps. Adam Kinzinger (Ill.) and Tom Cotton (Ark.) have publicly supported the […]

Calling all Catholics: Defend your brothers and sisters in Syria

Published @ Catholic Lane, Catholic Online, Renew America and Spero Forum. Share on Facebook, Twitter, etc. with sharing buttons below the article. Revised and updated on September 8. Catholics are supposed to be the champions of human rights. We are 25 percent of the U.S. population, yet Barack Obama was twice elected president and he […]

Trayvon Martin, President Obama and the Arab Summer

Published @ RenewAmerica.com President Obama tried to divert attention from his abuse of the American people by saying he had been profiled because of his skin color and he could’ve been Trayvon Martin. Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin, mother and father of the late Florida youth, praised the president’s speech as a “beautiful tribute” to […]

‘Happy Birthday’ by Flipsyde: Brave beautiful song

  Brave, beautiful and profound. “Happy Birthday” by Piper and Flipsyde. Click here to get the song. Piper on Twitter…

‘Free at last!’ – black Democrat flees party of slavery

August 15 update: Via Catholic Vote, Senator Guillory announced he’s Catholic on this glorious feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Ave Maria & Salve Regina! In part, he says: “Dear Friend of Liberty, “Hello, my name is Elbert Guillory. “Recently I made what many are referring to as a ‘bold decision’ to […]

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