The World Goes On! Some Good News, Some Bad News

I've been away from the computer lately--but not away from the news. Just thought I'd pop in here to comment on a few items that caught my eye:HOUSE VOTED TO BLOCK PLANNED PARENTHOOD FUNDINGIt seems so obvious: The federal government should immediately defund Planned Parenthood. We've seen Planned Parenthood executives and abortionists exposed as the heartless murderers and scofflaws they are--slicing open the head of a breathing, moving fetus; selling aborted baby parts for profit. … [Read more...]

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Cardinal Foley Belonged to All of Us– But Most Especially, He Belonged to God

It seems everyone has a good “Cardinal Foley” story to tell.  The man was just so nice, so gracious, so friendly, we all thought he belonged especially to us.During my years as conference director for Legatus, I called upon him often.  He concelebrated Mass at our annual conference in Florida, and later he welcomed us to his offices at the Pontifical Council for Social Communications in Rome.  There, he spoke with great energy about the role of the Church in the world, and about how goals of th … [Read more...]

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“LOVE YOUR NEIGHBOR” – THE CARITAS WAY?

What does it mean to truly love your neighbor?  Can you better show love by:(a)    Telling your neighbor what he wants to hear, or(b)   Telling him the truth, even if it’s going to cause some discomfort?Is it truly loving to:(a)   Give him whatever he wants, or(b)  Give him only those things which will truly help him in his development-- physically, politically, emotionally, and spiritually?These questions have been front-and-center in the “He Said, She Said” controversy that’s reache … [Read more...]

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