Internet and Cell Phones Are “Futile”, According to Pope Francis

Pope hand hold at German altar server message

"Maybe many young people waste too many hours on futile things, chatting on the internet or with smart phones, watching TV soap operas, and [using] the products of technological progress, which should simplify and improve the quality of life, but which distract one's attention away from what is really important." That was Pope Francis' message yesterday to 50,000 German altar servers gathered in St. Peter's Square.In response to a question from a young server who asked how, when there … [Read more...]

Heroic Priesthood: A New Film from Fr. Robert Barron

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Is there anyone out there who doesn't agree that the Catholic priesthood has faced an onslaught of criticism in the last decade? Since 2002, when reports of clergy abuse hit the headlines en masse and the U.S. Bishops initiated a strong program of zero tolerance and healing, too often even faithful Catholic priests have been regarded with mistrust.  Good priests have too often been painted with the same broad brush that is used to mark the very small percentage of priests who have, in fact, b … [Read more...]

Democrat Senator Mark Udall Uses Little Girl to Stump for Abortion?

Sen Mark Udall ad

"I want my daughter to have the same choices I do."What the Mom means, in a commercial supporting pro-abortion Senator Mark Udall of Colorado, is that she wants her daughter to be able to kill her child, just as this mommy could have killed her.  Just as Mommy may have killed her older brother or sister.Pro-life voters will no doubt object strongly to Udall's using a little girl to promote his abortion agenda.  The ad also makes the false claim that Udall's Republican opponent in the Nov … [Read more...]


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