Disabled orphan Emmanuel inspires X Factor judges

17-year-old Emmanuel Kelly, born in Iraq and found in a shoebox with his brother, is quite inspiring. I wish he chose a better song than John Lennon’s “Imagine,” but get your tissues anyway – because this is all about love. Emmanuel says he was found by nuns, so I suppose they were Catholic nuns. Thank […]

Feminists flip over Venker, Schlafly book

   Feminists flip over this book Phyllis Schlafly, niece take on the old-girl’s network Posted: March 17, 2011 By Anita Crane © 2011 WND WASHINGTON – Following a lengthy and reverential introduction by John Hilboldt, director of lectures and seminars at the Heritage Foundation, Phyllis Schlafly, the grande dame of the conservative movement, strode to the microphone […]

March for Life preview: Leaders, celebs call Americans to front lines

My March for Life preview is now published at WND with compelling messages from many leaders, including Cardinal Raymond Burke, Rabbi Yehuda Levin, Alveda King, and former Planned Parenthood director Abby Johnson Since his inauguration in 2009, Barack Obama has recognized many crowds who gather for one cause or another – many except the March […]

Archbishop Naumann on the Sebelius controversy and other challenges

President Obama’s nomination of Gov. Kathleen Sebelius as Health and Human Services secretary is highly controversial and this interview entitled “Restoring Catholic Integrity” from the Oct. 2008 print edition of The Catholic World Report explains why. His Excellency, Joseph F. Naumann, D.D., was ordained the archbishop of Kansas City, Kansas on January 15, 2005. On that […]