Monthly Archives: October 2013

ANTI-CATHOLICISM IS BECOMING MORE AND MORE BLATANT IN POLITICAL CAMPAIGNS

!!!! A New Anti-Catholicism Evident in Political Campaigns By Dr. Jeff Mirus  October 31, 2013 2:12 PM http://www.catholicculture.org/commentary/the-city-gates.cfm?id=681 One of the more interesting developments in American political strategy that has emerged over the past few years is designed, at all … Continue reading

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FIFTH CIRCUIT COURT OF APPEALS OVERTURNS JUDGE YEAKEL’S INJUNCTION, FINAL DECISION NEXT JANUARY

!!!! Courthouse of the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans . . BREAKING: Fifth Circuit again overturns abortion injunction: Hospital admitting privileges requirement takes effect now For the second time in two years, the US Fifth Circuit Court … Continue reading

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THE HUMAN BODY, ALIVE OR DEAD, MAY NEVER BE TREATED AS PROPERTY OR AS A COMMODITY

!!!! ORGAN DONATION Q&A By Julie Grimstad     The human body, alive or dead, may never be treated as property or a commodity. This moral principle applies equally to persons who donate organs and to governments, organizations and individuals … Continue reading

Posted in BRAIN DEATH, HEALTH CARE, INFANTICIDE, LIFE ISSUES, MEDICAL-MORAL PROBLEMS, MORAL RELATIVISM, ORGAN DONATION, POLITICAL CORRECTNESS, RELATIVISM, SCIENCE AND ETHICS | Tagged ,

THE EXISTENCE OF INSTITUTIONS LIKE THE ARK IN CORPUS CHRISTI IS A BLESSING FOR ABUSED CHILDREN

!!!! Perspective Silent Victims — An Epidemic of Childhood Exposure to Domestic Violence Megan Bair-Merritt, M.D., M.S.C.E., Barry Zuckerman, M.D., Marilyn Augustyn, M.D., and Peter F. Cronholm, M.D., M.S.C.E. N Engl J Med 2013; 369:1673-1675October 31, 2013DOI: 10.1056/NEJMp1307643   Since … Continue reading

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HALLOWEEN AND THE DEAD DONOR RULE

!!!! October 31st Halloween Halloween is a holiday with ancient origins that has been gradually Americanized. Historians trace its roots back more than 2,000 years to Samhain, the first day of the Celtic New Year, observed around November 1. Samhain … Continue reading

Posted in BRAIN DEATH, EUTHANASIA, FAITH, HEALTH CARE, LIFE ISSUES, MEDICAL-MORAL PROBLEMS, MORAL RELATIVISM, ORGAN DONATION, POLITICAL CORRECTNESS, SAVING CHILDREN

BLESSED WOULD BE THE SINS THAT LEFT ANY SHAME IN YOU

!!!! October 30, 2013 The Blessings of Sin by Regis Martin CRISIS MAGAZINE When asked once about a sermon he’d just heard, the legendarily laconic Calvin Coolidge managed to summarize its theme in a single word:  “Sin.”   Pressed for details … Continue reading

Posted in ANTINOMIANISM, FAITH, HELL AND PURGATORY, JESUS CHRIST, JUSTICE, LITURGY, MENTAL HEALTH, MIRACLE OF GRACE, RELATIVISM, SACRED LITURGY, SANCTITY, SIN & RECONCILIATION, THE SACRAMENTS

IS OBAMA OUR FIRST ATHEIST PRESIDENT?

!!!! C.S. LEWIS Best of the Web Today ObamaCare Apologetics A lie, dissociative disorder or what?   By James Taranto THE WALL STREET JOURNAL ONLINE October 29, 2013 In “Mere Christianity,” C.S. Lewis answered non-Christians who espoused the “foolish” view … Continue reading

Posted in ATHEISM, FAITH, JESUS CHRIST, LORD AND CREATOR OF THE UNIVERSE, MORAL RELATIVISM, MUSLIMS, POLITICAL LIFE IN AMERICA, PRESIDENCY OF THE UNITED STATES

SLAVERY IS A MODERN REALITY IN THE FORM OF HUMAN TRAFFICKING FOR ORGAN HARVESTING

!!!! Girl smuggled into Britain to have her ‘organs harvested’ 10/21/2013 3:58:00 PM By Steven Swinford -The Herald The first case of a child being trafficked to Britain in order to have their organs harvested has been uncovered. The unnamed … Continue reading

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LIVING WELL IS THE BEST WAY TO DIE WELL

!!!! October 28, 2013 The Death of Ivan Ilych by Leo Tolstoy: A Story for All Souls by Sean Fitzpatrick CRISIS MAGAZINE A man lies on his deathbed—screaming; screaming for three days without cessation. Even behind closed doors, the sound … Continue reading

Posted in ATHEISM, CONVERSION TO THE CHRISTIAN FAITH, EGALITARIANISM, EUTHANASIA, FAITH, FAMILY LIFE, Freedom of Conscience, HAPPINESS, HELL AND PURGATORY, JESUS CHRIST, LIBERALISM, LIFE ISSUES, MAN, MIRACLE OF GRACE, MORAL RELATIVISM, POLITICAL CORRECTNESS, RELATAVISM

DOES YOUR CHILD HAVE A CELLPHONE? DO YOU MONITOR ITS USE? HOW DO YOU RATE AS A PARENT?

!!!! Getty Images  . . Blame Parents, Not Kids, for Sexting If mom and dad installed monitoring software on their middle-schoolers’ phones, it would make a big difference. By Leonard Sax Oct. 24, 2013 6:50 p.m. ET THE WALL STREET … Continue reading

Posted in FAMILY LIFE, POLITICAL CORRECTNESS, RELATAVISM, SAVING CHILDREN