Facebook vs. the Good Book: Which Is More Popular?

Facebook

FACEBOOK is ten years old, and the social media giant is celebrating—offering minute-long videos commemorating its users' experience on-line. The Facebook videos are popular this week, with people commenting on what they've learned about friends they know only through the Interwebs. Facebook has an estimated 757 million daily users—some 143 million in the United States and Canada.One interesting factoid uncovered by Associated Press:  About 400 billion photos have been shared on Facebook. Tha … [Read more...]

Hurray! CVS Pharmacy, Peddler of Health Products, Will Stop Selling Cigarettes

CVS cigarettes

It's been a decade or longer since my little local drug store, a small chain called Arbor Drugs, closed up shop and the property was sold to CVS Pharmacy.I still remember, though, how shocked I was upon entering the new establishment for the first time, to find that the entire front of the store was filled with crap that was harmful to people:  cigarettes and cigars; liquor; sleazy, off-color magazines, and junk food, marketed with their in-your-face, you-need-this-everyone's-doing-it … [Read more...]

Archbishop Aymond’s Boycott: “We Cannot Cooperate With Evil”

Archbishop Gregory M. Aymond

From the Archdiocese of New Orleans comes one of the most effective anti-abortion protests to date.On January 27, Archbishop Gregory M. Aymond of New Orleans published a letter in the Clarion-Herald, the Archdiocesan newspaper, which has been distributed in every Catholic church in the metropolitan area.  In it, Archbishop Aymond announces that the Archdiocese of New Orleans will boycott any person or business who plays a role in helping to erect a new Planned Parenthood facility on … [Read more...]


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