Patti Armstrong

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7 Reasons for Hope After David Daleiden’s Recent Loss

The $2.2 million jury verdict against David Daleiden and co-defendant Sandra Merritt on Nov. 15 for exposing Planned Parenthood is disheartening. Planned Parenthood sued in San Francisco’s U.S. District Court for trespassing and other alleged...

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Antidote to Pachamama: 7 Marian Devotions in the New World

In the aftermath of the Amazon Synod, many Catholics are still disturbed about the Pachamama statues which were bowed down to at Vatican events and later thrown into the Tiber River by a Catholic convert. But in the land where Pachamama is still...

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Exorcist Blames Bishops and Priests for Loss of Faith in Eucharist

How is it possible that despite the Catholic Church always having taught that the Holy Eucharist is really, truly and substantially the Body and Blood of Christ, only 31% of U.S. Catholics believe it? According to a recent Pew Research Center...

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The Ford Foundation Has a Bad Idea

“Ford has a better idea” was Ford Motor Company’s 1960s advertising slogan. I grew up around the Motor City and my dad worked at Ford’s so their “better idea” was part of my childhood. But “bad idea” comes to mind regarding their private charity,...

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5 Prayers the Devil Likes to Overhear

I want you to know that I am praying for you. I hope you are getting professional help so that you don’t have to be so insecure, which everyone can plainly see. This is the gist from an email sent to a friend’s daughter—a knife alongside a...

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An Exorcist Explains Why the Devil Hates Bells So Much

“The devil hates bells,” a deacon involved in the deliverance ministry recently told my husband and me. He is actually our daughter’s father-in-law, so it was just a casual conversation—or at least for us. I had never heard of the bell-aversion,...

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TV Religion, from Archbishop Sheen to “God Friended Me”

When we turned on the TV in the 1950s and 1960s, it was as if we were in the Twilight Zone where God and religion did not exist. Even though more than half of families went to church weekly —from 57% in 1950 to 63.3% in 1960—television families,...

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From Notre Dame to North Dakota, a Miracle and a Mystery

It’s not every day that someone builds a church and gives it away, but that is what Ken Keller and his wife Marilyn are doing. If you refer to it as “your” church, he will sharply interrupt with “our church.” But really, it is God’s church and...

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Mother Teresa's 15 Tips to Help You Become More Humble

Good self-esteem is confidence in one's worth or abilities. Think about Mother Teresa. That little nun had good self-esteem.  She even dared to speak against abortion at the National Prayer Breakfast in 1993 before her invited hosts President...

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Exorcist Warns: Wicca Promises Freedom, Delivers Shackles

Through celebrity glitz and shouts of female empowerment, witchcraft has become chic. According to Pew Research, witches now outnumber Presbyterians. The brand image these days is “cool,” so no one with stringy hair or nose warts need...