Blogs

Knights of Columbus Boost Aid to Persecuted Christians

The Knights of Columbus are providing $1.9 million in new assistance to Iraqi and Syrian Christians targeted by ISIS, marking one year anniversary of the declaration of genocide against Christians in that area. Carl Anderson, CEO of the Knights...

Day Two: Dems Balk With Bork ‘Softballs,’ Gorsuch Gains a Base

WASHINGTON — The second day of the confirmation hearing for Judge Neil Gorsuch to become the next associate justice of the Supreme Court began with a question by Sen. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa. The chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee asked...

Eye of the Tiber Satire Blog Publishes Ground-breaking Exposé, Pain and Virtue and More Links!

Eye of the Tiber Satire Blog Publishes Ground-breaking Catholic Exposé – Bethanie Ryan, Ignitum Today

May I Pray For You?

Before Ash Wednesday, I’d told God, more than anything, I wanted friends. I wanted deep friendships that were about more than what we did together or what we liked in common. I’d asked God to show me all my friends, knowing it felt rather like a...

Associated Press Flunks Christianity 101 (Again)

When the press reports on religion, subtract 15 I.Q. points. When the press reports on Jesus, subtract 50 I.Q. points. Here’s the lede on an Associated Press piece headlined “Historic restoration of Jesus’ burial shrine completed”: The tomb...

He Used to Spit on Those Going to Mass, Now He’s a Priest; True Love and Suffering, and More!

He Used to Spit on Those Going to Mass, Now He’s a Priest – Blanca Ruiz, Catholic News Agency

The Saints and Sinners Who Shaped America

Over the centuries, people of faith have come to American shores in search of freedom, prosperity, and hope. At a time when religious liberty and conscience rights are under attack, Brian Burch, president of Catholic Vote, and author Emily...

What if Jesus Played Basketball?

If Jesus Played Basketball Would Jesus have been the all-time, all-history MVP if he played basketball? Did he have to learn his craft of carpentry? Did he have to learn table manners? There are all kinds of questions one can ask about the way...

Will Gorsuch Be Confirmed in Time to Rule on ‘Major’ Church-State Case?

WASHINGTON—Judge Neil Gorsuch, President Trump’s nominee for the U.S. Supreme Court, survived his first day of confirmation hearings on Monday as the Senate Judiciary Committee dug in for battle.  Added to the tension of the high-wire televised...

Catholic Women, Daughters of Mary, Have an Unsung Strength

Cries of “Feminist!” greeted a recent compilation of articles under the heading, Homeschool Moms Discuss Raising Strong Daughters. Not your usual reaction to the phrase “homeschool moms” so I suppose the “strong daughters” were to blame. Anyway,...