Where Is America’s Black President While Baltimore Burns?

Baltimore Inner Harbor

Where are America's true black leaders while Baltimore burns?  I understand that the death of Freddie Gray, a 25-year-old black man who was fatally injured while in police custody, is a serious problem which must be investigated.  But what we're witnessing--the multiple injuries, the thousands (millions?) of dollars of damage, the looting and vandalism, the destruction to the city's reputation for years to come--is not "justice."What's happening is that enraged vigilantes and opportunistic t … [Read more...]

Rest In Peace, Dr. Jack Willke, Father of the Pro-Life Movement

Dr. John C. Willkie

Yesterday Dr. John Willke, known worldwide as the Father of the Pro-Life Movement, passed away unexpectedly at his home at the age of 89. *     *     *     *     * I was in college in about 1970, when I first learned of the pro-life work of Dr. John Willke.  One winter's evening, a spokesperson for Dr. Willke's recently founded organization Right To Life was invited to address my undergrad sociology class.  He brought with him a slide show which explained several ways that pregnancies could be … [Read more...]

Controversy at Marian High School: Firing of Pregnant Lesbian Teacher Sparks Protests

Protest at Marian HS - 9-15-14 022

There's an important meeting happening today at Marian High School.  Today Sister Mary Jane Herb, president of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary (IHMs), will address faculty and staff at the Bloomfield Hills, Michigan school. Sister Mary Jane will be responding to recent protests over the dismissal of Barb Webb, a chemistry teacher and coach, following disclosure of her "non-traditional pregnancy."  Webb, a lesbian, "married" her partner Kristen Las in 2012 in a ceremony in W … [Read more...]


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