Guess who’s coming to dinner?

Believe it or not, I was just wondering who will be cooking for the Pope when he visits and I happened to come across this article about one of his local chefs.Lidia Bastianich will be preparing two of his dinners while he is in New York. Here's a fun article about it. … [Read more...]

Dr. Pia Live During The Papal Visit

'I'll be doing live coverage for Sirius Satellite's Cathoic Channel during the papal visit. If you don't have Sirius Satellite, you can sign up for a free online trial by clicking here. The trial only lasts a few days; so be sure to wait until next week to sign up. I'll be hosting a live special from 12 a.m. - 3 a.m. EST on April 17th (yes, that's midnight at the end of Wednesday, the 16th). I'll also be co-hosting with Bob Dunning from the UN on Friday, April 18th from about 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. … [Read more...]

God and man (and woman) at Yale, I mean Harvard.

Turns out that it's the religious types that are raising a voice for doing things the natural way - the way that nature intended - at Harvard and other Ivy League schools.Not everyone bought into the sexual revolution and I'm convinced that younger and younger people are refusing it because they've lived through the fallout of the sexual revolution and know that it doesn't work. No doubt, you've heard about the hooking up culture. If you've been on or near a secular university campus in recent … [Read more...]

It ain’t rocket science

'I've often thought it'd be great to have just a fraction of the money that goes to funding studies that state the obvious. For example, there's a new study (in addition to previous studies) that finds it's not such a great idea for children to have televisions in their bedrooms.Not having children myself, I try to restrain myself and talk to parents to make sure that I'm not completely off base before commenting. The resounding response to cases like this study is "who's the parent?" Parents … [Read more...]

Gimme, Gimme

When we go about having children the way we order a customized car, design a kitchen, or buy a wardrobe, maybe it's a sign that we should get a pet or stick to inanimate things like cars, clothing, and cuisinarts rather than babies.....','The New York Times has this piece on reducing the chances of multiple births for women who use IVF to become pregnant. Granted, infertility is a very difficult thing to deal with, but it doesn't follow that we can therefore use any means to achieve what we … [Read more...]

Truth Can Be Ugly

As most US citizens know, the abortion debate is not over. It rages on. I've mentioned before certain pro-life shifts in the culture, especially with regard to film. A recent film, 4 Months, 3 Weeks, and 2 Days, takes another step in the pro-life direction. But this film isn't a feel-good experience by any means.  ','The film shows the face of abortion - in all its components: the woman, the fetus, the doctor, the friend....the horror that is the reality. This is one film where the preview was … [Read more...]