Hillary Wants Death Penalty to Be “Legal, Limited and Rare”–Just Like Abortion?

By United States Department of State (Official Photo at Department of State page) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

Hillary Clinton, speaking to students at St. Anselm College in Manchester, New Hampshire, has called for the death penalty to be "very limited and rare." Her statement was odiously reminiscent of public policy during President Bill Clinton's Administration in the 1980s, when he contended that abortion should be "safe, legal and rare." Mrs. Clinton has steadfastly held to that same policy, insisting that women must have that choice--even in the latest months of pregnancy. Clinton outlined her … [Read more...]

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The Didache Bible: An Outstanding New Resource for Understanding God’s Word

The Didache Bible

The Didache Bible arrived on my doorstep recently, and it's quickly become my new go-to source for Everything You Could Ever Want to Know About the Scriptures.I'm a collector of books, and I count on my shelves about 30 different editions of the Bible.  A Parallel Bible, a Children's Bible, Study Bibles, a Christian Women's Bible, an African American Bible....  Each contains the word of God, of course, but each adds something--commentaries, reflections, meditations, artwork--intended t … [Read more...]

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As Scottish Bishops Oppose “Opt-Out” for Organ Donation, a Review of Catholic Church Teaching

As Scottish voters take to the polls today to vote on whether or not to declare independence from the United Kingdom, the Scottish bishops have released a statement on another matter:  proposed "opt-out" legislation concerning organ donation in that country. The Proposed Organ and Tissue Donation (Scotland) Bill, according to the Bishops Conference of Scotland, removes the"...important principle of consent in our legal system and undermines the integrity of the person."The bill in que … [Read more...]

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