Persecution of Christians Accelerates Worldwide

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This article highlights the increasing persecution of Christians worldwide. Christians may be the most persecuted group in the world, and their persecution is on the rise. As Islamic extremism takes hold and repressive governments step up their campaigns against Christianity, the Pope has been moved to warn of “a form of genocide”, and for campaigners [Read More...]

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America the Murderous: A Solemn Prophetic Warning

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If you haven’t seen the latest video from Center for Medical Progress yet you ought to. The editing and release of the videos…drip, drip, drip has been a brilliant piece of investigative journalism. They did their research, they gathered their footage, they edited it down to show exactly what was going on. Furthermore, it is [Read More...]

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Planned Parenthood Discusses How to Bend the Law in Fourth Video

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Center for Medical Progress has released their fourth video today, and it follows the gruesome reality shown in the third video on Tuesday. In today’s film the Planned Parenthood doctor discusses how they deal with “compensation” to make sure the public relations look good. She assures the “buyers” that the Planned Parenthood lawyers are working [Read More...]

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Should We Call the Pope “King Francis”?

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My article for Aleteia this week explores the idea of a monarchical papacy. Is the pope a monarch? In what way does he stand for the kingdom of God? Should he wear a crown? Seated like a monarch on his throne called the sedia gestatoria the pope would be carried by a squad of men [Read More...]

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The Devil in Detroit

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My latest article for CRUX explores the image of Baphomet which was unveiled in Detroit and asks whether it has a rightful place outside the Capitol in Arkansas The hideous statue of Baphomet is not, therefore, a harmless exercise in testing the limits of American tolerance. Satan is not just a literary conceit, a philosophical [Read More...]

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Super Rich Foundations Target Religious Freedom

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In the wake of the SCOTUS decision to make same sex marriage legal, this article outlines the concerted plans super rich grant making foundations have for targetting religious freedom. A leader in LGBT grant-making has told business leaders that he wants to shut down the political fight for religious freedom exemptions in the U.S. within [Read More...]

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Twelve Causes of Gender Confusion

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First off, l should be clear: I’m not an expert. I’m not a psychologist. I’m not well read in the topic of gender issues. I have to admit that the whole issue causes me more bewilderment than anything else. Gender confusion confuses me. Picking my way through the maze of these current issues and avoiding [Read More...]

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The Political Impact of the Planned Parenthood Videos

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As the Center for Medical Progress continues to roll out their YouTube videos the impact on American consciousness and on the American political scene is bound to be immense. Paul Shimek details some of the political fallout here. John Zmirak weighs in here with his usual biting and scathing wit and style. This one is [Read More...]

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Planned Parenthood Video #3

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This week’s video from Center for Medical Progress is out this morning. It is very graphic. Furthermore, the charges that it is “highly edited” and secretive are far less able to be substantiated. It features an interview with a former employee of StemExpress–the company that purchases baby body parts from Planned Parenthood. She details her [Read More...]

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Ten “Isms” That Are Destroying the Church

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One of the talks I present when I am conducting a parish mission is “The Attack of the Isms” and portray them as an alien attack on rational earthlings. I discuss twelve different forms of relativism, and as Pope Benedict referred to “the dictatorship of Relativism” notice how all ten lead to tyranny of one [Read More...]

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The Devil of Detroit and Caitlyn Jenner

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I was doing some research for an article on the statue of Baphomet which was unveiled in Detroit last weekend when I discovered some very interesting details. For those of you who are not up to speed, the Satanic Temple unveiled a nine foot statue of Baphomet–or Satan. As I looked at the image and [Read More...]

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Is It OK to Lie to Do Good?

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As I predicted, the public relations machine at Planned Parenthood are now portraying themselves as being “harassed” by “a concerted smear campaign orchestrated by the most extreme elements of the anti-choice activists.” They object to the fact that the David Dalieden and the Center for Medical Progress spent years allegedly putting together a fake company, [Read More...]

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A Medieval Cure for Road Rage

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My article for Imaginative Conservative this week is a review of my visit to Norcia and the monks’ marvelous new CD In June, I was blessed to visit Italy for a week. As we made our way from the rough and tumble of Rome down the winding roads of Umbria, the peace of the Italian [Read More...]

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Whatever Happened to Purgatory?

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Have you noticed how many Catholics seem to have forgotten purgatory? When a loved one dies they say, “Aunt Hilda has gone to be with the Lord” or “Daddy is in heaven now.” or they comfort the bereaved by saying, “George is with his beloved Gladys now.” or at Catholic funerals the preacher consoles the [Read More...]

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Pope Francis Reflecting Saint Francis

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This week’s article for Aleteia is a meditation on how Pope Francis reflects the virtues of Saint Francis St. Francis is loved by both Catholics and non-Catholics alike because his life too, was one of significant and prophetic action. He was a poet and prophet through the simplicity of his life, the power of his [Read More...]

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Get Ready for the Sequel: “Poor Little Planned Parenthood”

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Fascinated by the Center for Medical Progress weekly Planned Parenthood videos? Get ready for the sequel of the summer blockbuster: Planned Parenthood: the Victim. I’ve already spotted these lines in news reports: “It’s Going to be a Long Summer for Planned Parenthood” and “Planned Parenthood Endures a Decade of Harassment” UPDATE: The New York Times [Read More...]

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Planned Parenthood: Crunching and Crushing Babies

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Last week’s Planned Parenthood video featured Dr Deborah Nucatola explaining in detail how she “crushes here” and “crushes there” using ultrasound to help position her forceps so she can keep the baby’s internal organs intact for be “re-imbursed” later. Now we have Dr Mary Gatter discussing how she will instruct her doctor to use a [Read More...]

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Second Planned Parenthood Top Doctor Caught in Sting

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  Center for Medical Progress have released their second video catching Planned Parenthood top executives in the sale of baby parts. This time the person discussing the price for baby livers is Dr Mary Gatter. She states that it is “not all about the money” but she haggles for top dollar and laughs about “wanting [Read More...]

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The Bob Jones Battle

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My post for Imaginative Conservative website this week explores the possibility of religious groups having their tax exempt status removed because of their policies on marriage. As a Catholic priest, who is also a graduate of Bob Jones University (BJU), I caught with interest Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito’s question when oral arguments about same-sex [Read More...]

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The Sandals, the Staff and the Promised Land

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Do you remember this detail from Sunday’s Mass gospel? He instructed them to take nothing for the journey but a walking stick— no food, no sack, no money in their belts. They were, however, to wear sandals but not a second tunic. What was our Lord thinking about? Was he trying to set up a [Read More...]

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Babies for Sale

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My latest article for CRUX exposes the root problem beneath the Planned Parenthood fetal tissues scandal. It’s the fact that we not only sell aborted babies’ hearts, lungs and livers, but we do so because human beings are now treated as commercial commodities to be used, abused and thrown away. Our culture would not be [Read More...]

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Cecile Richards: The Vampire Strikes Back

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So here’s where we are: a rather pleasant looking, well educated, professional woman in a smart restaurant nibbles her salad and sips her wine while she discusses how best to pull a baby from it’s mother’s womb, then she explains how she plans where she will place the forceps so that she “crushes” the part [Read More...]

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