Another Chance to Do a Work of Mercy

…for those desperate kids at our door. [Read more...]

Obama turns to Catholic Church for help handling immigrant kids

A Catholic who is sane looks at this and is glad that the Administration is doing the smart thing and calling in the largest charitable organization on planet earth to do one of the things it does best: offer works of mercy to desperate people.  A Catholic driven mad by ideology forgets that the focus [Read More...]

Help Iraq’s Christians…

…while we still can.  This is especially on us–us Catholics who supported the war that destroyed their country and has resulted in what the Iraqi bishops are describing as a “doomsday scenario” for the Chaldean Church. We can support Aid to the Church in Need here. [Read more...]

“We Must Open Our Hearts”

Kudos to Glenn Beck.  May his tribe increase.  The issue of children pouring across our border is not about political advantage.  This is about raw human need. Here’s a place to help. [Read more...]

Reader Jason Hall writes…

I am at the USCCB’s National Migration Conference this week. Today I heard several stories about these children. In Honduras, which would be declared a failed state at this point if it wasn’t in the Western Hemisphere, a gang came to a woman’s house to tell her her two young daughters had been selected to be [Read More...]

Remember When?

…a few years back when the big panic was all about how Teh Muslims[TM] were out-breeding us and we needed more Christian children. Also how Teh Gummint[TM] was robbing us of the chance to be charitable with its damned social safety nets for the poor and vulnerable (cuz us Christians who put a dollar in [Read More...]

Another Way to Help Iraqis Whose Lives are Being Destroyed…

…is to support CNEWA.org [Read more...]

The Death of the Church in Mosul

For the first time in 1600 years, there was no Mass in Mosul this weekend. Our war in Iraq failed to meet one single criterion for Just War.  There was no lasting, grave, and certain threat, and this led to the Duplicity Tango. Step 1 of the Duplicity Tango: Ignore the people calling to finish [Read More...]

Prayer Requests and a Work of Mercy for Sudan

A reader writes: It would appear that the place where I have been living for a number of years will likely be sold by the end of summer. Therefore, I am in need of a new place to live out my eremitic vocation. What I have quickly learned is that I simply do not enjoy [Read More...]

There are ways to help the victims in Iraq

Mercy Corps is one of them. We who supported the creation of this catastrophe have a special obligation to help the victims of our folly. [Read more...]


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