The Scripture That Guides U.S. Soccer Champion Clint Dempsey

U.S. soccer champ Chris Dempsey, featured in Sports Spectrum

Soccer star Clint Dempsey, captain of the U.S. team, is tough as nails, talented and clever--arguably the best U.S. player ever.  If he's not as fast as he used to be, he's still a very dangerous attacker, very physical.  He suffered a broken nose early in the U.S. team's first game in the World Cup; but he's still played every minute.  Dempsey is the epitome of the gritty, never-say-die spirit that's been the hallmark of U.S. soccer in recent years.He is also a man of faith.Dempsey pen … [Read more...]

Abortion Clinics’ “Buffer Zones” Ruled Unconstitutional

Buffer zone

A Massachusetts law that banned abortion protesters from standing within 35 feet of the entrance to an abortion clinic has been struck down by the Supreme Court.In a decision this morning, the Court unanimously ruled that the ban violated the First Amendment rights of pro-life leaders who sought to have quiet, one-on-one conversations with women entering the clinic, thus possibly saving the lives of babies.In its ruling, the Supreme Court said that the 2007 law which was intended to … [Read more...]

So You Want to Be a Writer… You Should Attend the Catholic Writers Conference This Summer!

Writers block

Secretly, you're a writer.You bury yourself in historical novels, and you think, "Someday I'd like to write like that!"   or... You love a good mystery, and you daydream about complex and unexpected plotlines;  or... You have a remarkable personal story of your own conversion, your mother's love even through the long, lingering goodbye of Alzheimer's, your family's unorthodox vacation memories;  or... You have been successful in creating a small home-based business, and you think ot … [Read more...]