Downfall coming through coalition of Islamists and Marxists?

‘If we’re going to get a grip on this, we have to know their narrative and understand it’ By Anita Crane Published @ WND: May 8, 2013 A noted specialist on Islamic law and ideology from the Center for Security Policy, who has been cited as an expert for the Pentagon, says a coalition of […]

Islamic radical threatens Catholic high school

The Daily Caller –1:46 AM 04/24/2013   Police are investigating an anonymous forum poster who praised Boston bombing suspects Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev and later made a threat against a Catholic high school in Fairfax, Virginia. The online poster goes by the handle “Prophet Muhammad” and has made several disturbing statements on the Fairfax Underground website in […]

Michael Schiavo’s web of deceit

Special Commentary to LifeSiteNews.com by Anita Crane December 20, 2005 It’s easy to see why lies can be so tempting. For those intent on having things their own way regardless of the cost, lies are useful because they can injure and destroy people. They are especially useful when propagated by journalists; because under the guise […]

Good Friday: NY judge tosses lawsuit over Sept. 11 steel cross

By LARRY NEUMEISTER Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — A judge has tossed out a lawsuit that sought to stop the display of a cross-shaped steel beam found among the World Trade Center’s rubble, saying the artifact could help tell the story of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. U.S. District Judge Deborah Batts in a ruling […]

Father Trigilio to fellow priests: Stop dissing B16 and JP2

I love Father John Trigilio!  Read his latest @ http://blackbiretta.blogspot.com/2013/03/papal-perspective.html Some of my favorite parts: “Ever have the urge to just scream when you hear something totally stupid being offered as if words of wisdom?  Bad enough many in the secular media are clueless about papal conclaves but worse yet is when Catholic journalists, priests […]

Grateful for Pope Francis, who begins with a bang!

The election of His Holiness Pope Francis was such a delightful surprise! He’s a champion for Christ and of human rights. Thanks to Vatican Radio, here’s his first bold sermon: (Vatican Radio) – March 14, 2013 – Pope Francis celebrated the Missa pro Ecclesiae in the Sistine Chapel on Thursday afternoon. Below, please find Vatican […]

Atheist Penn Jillette is more Catholic than Piers Morgan…

On the resignation of Pope Benedict XVI and the upcoming election of a new pope, comedian and Libertarian Penn Jillette is quite refreshing. See how he puts the nominally Catholic Piers Morgan to shame in a most charitable way. He begins by telling Piers, “I think I may be someone who believes in the pope’s […]

Moderate Muslim calls for battle with jihadists

WND EXCLUSIVE Says all citizens are equally protected ‘under God,’ not ‘under Islam’ Published: February 19, 2013 by Anita Crane Editor’s Note: Three American scholars, two Christians and one Muslim, spoke to WND about the threat of political Islam. They say there will be further trouble unless Americans understand the threat and learn how to […]

Expert: Islam demands subjugation of Christians

WND EXCLUSIVE ‘Jihad isn’t an interior spiritual struggle, but a serious obligation to subdue non-Muslims’ Published: February 18, 2013 by Anita Crane Editor’s Note: Three American scholars, two Christians and one Muslim, spoke to WND about the threat of political Islam. They say there will be further trouble unless Americans understand the threat and learn […]

Islamism: ‘Spiritual pathology based on deformed theology’

WND EXCLUSIVE ‘If you get the idea of who God is wrong, you’re going to get a lot of other things wrong’ Published: February 17, 2013 by Anita Crane   Editor’s Note: Three American scholars, two Christians and one Muslim, spoke to WND to sound alarms on Islamism – otherwise known as political Islam. They […]

Hollywood actor flayed for ‘skanky, sick’ ad

WASHINGTON – A new advertisement featuring “Necessary Roughness” actor Mehcad Brooks and titled “Happy 40th Anniversary, Baby” celebrates the deaths of an estimated 56 million unborn lost to abortion since the Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision 40 years ago this week, and is being called “skanky,” “sick” and “disgusting.” The ad, from the pro-abortion Center for Reproductive Rights, comes as hundreds of thousands prepare to attend the March for Life Friday in Washington, D.C.

Mixed emotions on the movie ‘Les Misérables’

Published and argued at CatholicLane Thanks to a friend and diehard “Les Miserables” fan, I saw the movie musical but have mixed emotions about it. Hugh Jackman is a fine Jean Valjean, but the Victor Hugo story is highly misleading on the French Revolutionaries; the musical by Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg, with lyrics by […]

Wow – I’m in a saint’s book!

Yesterday my dad called and asked if I was sitting down because he had some big news: He had just received “A Spiritual Autobiography” by John A. Hardon, S.J. and found a little surprise in it, me. The passage follows immediately, then I’ll provide some background.

Bishop Ricken warns his flock against voting for intrinsic evils

Bishop David Ricken of Green Bay (in Paul Ryan’s home state Wisconsin) has caused an uproar with his October 24 letter to Catholics correctly stating the Catholic doctrine that certain acts are intrinsically evil and voting for politicians who support them puts one’s soul in jeopardy. This isn’t something new and it’s evident through natural […]

Archbishop Chaput: Democrats have ‘gotten worse’ because Catholics haven’t abandoned them

In an October 23 video interview with Catholic News Service, which is a division of the USCCB, Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia said the Democratic Party has “gotten worse” over time because Catholics within the party haven’t taken a strong moral stand and shown a willingness to abandon the party. “I think many of the […]

What about Cardinal Dolan’s confusing praise for President Obama?

Did Catholics forget about Obama’s record? ‘There comes a time when ‘putting aside differences’ amounts to scandal’ WND News Analysis By Anita Crane Published: October 21, 2012 New York’s influential Cardinal Timothy Dolan is facing criticism for socializing with Barack Obama at a time when the Catholic Church is being persecuted by – and bringing […]