THE UNBORN BABY: Watched by the White House, Blessed by the Church

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ASTONISHING:  Just in time for Mother’s Day, the Washington Free Beacon has broken the news that although a baby can be aborted up until the ninth month in Washington DC, the White House Visitors Office requires that an unborn child must be counted as a full human being when its parents register for a White House tour.  HEARTENING:  Just in time for Mother’s Day, the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops have published the recently approved Rite for the Blessing of a Child in the Womb. *     *  … [Read more...]

The Turkey Pardon: Metaphor for the Entire Obama Presidency

Normally, I wouldn’t have much to say about a Presidential turkey pardon.  I mean…. Who really cares?But this morning, I happened to see a video of President George W. Bush pardoning the Thanksgiving turkeys during his final year in the White House.  Then, a counterpoint:  I heard President Obama’s turkey pardon on the car radio.The difference in these two pardons was a metaphor for the stark difference in their presidencies.  One is self-absorbed, clownish, mocking of faith, jokes about “luc … [Read more...]


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