Kathy Schiffer

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Patricia Heaton Joins Cast of Animated Christmas Story, “The Star”

On Nov. 10, Sony Pictures Animation will release its highly anticipated faith-and-family film “The Star” in theaters nationwide. The animated film will tell the story of the first Christmas through the eyes of the animals who witnessed it. Sony...

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Jim Harbaugh and the Michigan Wolverines Tackle the Eternal City

This week University of Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh has led his team to Rome, an extraordinary team bonding experience and a unique opportunity for the players, many of whom had never been outside the U.S. On the Wolverines' agenda: three...

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‘The Case for Christ’ Strengthens Believers, Challenges Nonbelievers

“Just the facts, Ma'am,” was Captain Joe Friday's droll request in the 1950s detective series “Dragnet.” And it was facts – hard evidence – that swayed award-winning Chicago Tribune legal editor Lee Strobel. An avowed atheist, Strobel believed...

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What Gypsy Moths Reveal About the Dangers of Porn

My mailbox is too small! As a frequent reviewer of books, I receive a steady stream of packages from publishers — and if more than one box arrives on the same day, my mailbox often can't contain my blessings. But amid the influx of important new...

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A Bible and a Gun: The History of the Pony Express

On the evening of April 3, 1860, a lone rider set out on horseback from St. Joseph, Missouri, carrying a mochila (backpack) crammed full of 49 letters, five private telegrams, and some newspapers. Ten days later, at 1:00 a.m. on April 14, the...

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San Diego Padre for Life: Team Continues Support for Disabled Former Pitcher

When the San Diego Padres drafted Matt LaChappa for their minor league team in 1993, they had high hopes that the tall, lanky left-handed pitcher would be a great asset. According to the Padres' assistant general manager Fred Uhlman Jr.,...

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Bishop Tobin's Cautious Advice About Panhandlers Shakes Up the Internet

On Tuesday, March 28, the Internet lit up after Bishop Thomas J. Tobin posted a message on Facebook, encouraging people not to give to panhandlers. Bishop Tobin, spiritual leader of the Diocese of Providence, was responding to a vote by the...

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Why Gerard Manley Hopkins Gave Up Poetry for Lent

Poetry can change your life. Best-selling British author Roger Housden knows that; in “Why Poetry Is Necessary,” a 2011 article he penned for the Huffington Post, he explains. I may not agree with Housden on everything, but I appreciated his...

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David Daleiden, Hit With 15 Felony Counts in California, Responds With New Video

  The pro-life activists who uncovered Planned Parenthood's sale of aborted baby body parts have been charged with 15 felony counts in California. Meanwhile, the abortionists and procurers of fetal tissue whose activity has been exposed in the...

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Fr. Joseph Mary Wolfe Remembers Mother Angelica

“What should we talk about tonight?” Mother Angelica would sometimes query her audience at the start of her nightly show. “Sometimes I didn't know what I would talk about, but when that red light came on, I would see that suffering, needy person...