President Ronald Reagan’s Radio Address to the Nation for Easter and Passover, April 2, 1983

Ronald Reagan

On April 2, 1983, President Ronald Reagan delivered a radio address to the nation.  He spoke of the faith of Jews, celebrating the Passover, and of Christians, on the occasion of their high holy day of Easter.  He spoke of courage and dedication.What a blessing this man was to our nation. … [Read more...]

Another Ecumenical Gesture, This Time in Norway: Lutheran Cathedral Hosts Catholic Ordination

Nidaros Cathedral

For the first time since the Reformation, a man has been ordained to the Catholic priesthood in Norway's Nidaros Cathedral, which is built over the burial site of St. Olaf, Norway's patron saint. Built from 1070 to 1300, the Romanesque and Gothic Nidaros Cathedral is the northernmost medieval cathedral in the world.  It was a Catholic cathedral until 1527, when it was taken over by the Lutheran Church during the Reformation. Bishop Bernt Ivar Eisvig, the Catholic bishop of Oslo, ordained … [Read more...]

Political Pressure Preserves Poland’s Pro-Life Policies

Percentage of Pregnancies Aborted in Europe - 2010

Poland is one of the most pro-life countries in Europe.  While a staggering one-third of pregnancies in Europe end in abortion, Poland has become increasingly anti-abortion, with 76% of Poles between the ages of 15 and 24 favoring a total ban on abortion.I knew that (sort of)--yet it took this map to really focus my attention on the stark contrast between Poland, with its majority Catholic population, and the surrounding nations.  Poland, with an abortion rate below 1.9%, is shown in BLUE, s … [Read more...]