Egypt Builds a Church in Honor of Beheaded Coptic Martyrs

  Great News! The government of Egypt, under the direction of President Sisi, funded the building of the beautiful memorial church. Pray that Sisi succeeds in his attempts to reform Egyptian Islam and protect the Copts. From World Watch Monitor: It is a special day for the Coptic community of Minya province, Upper Egypt, as a […]

FBI complaints about memo release don’t mention bureau’s shady past

The system for protecting Americans’ civil rights in cases involving foreign agents has a long record of problems. From USA TODAY: The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act is once again at the center of a political scandal. President Trump claims the FISA court wrongfully approved secret spying on his 2016 presidential campaign, while prominent Democrats claim Republicans […]

Modern Slavery in Mauritania

The Koran supports slavery. From The Guardian: The African Union has reprimanded Mauritania for failing to take action against widespread slavery within its borders and ordered the government to give financial compensation to two child slaves who were failed by its legal system. The landmark ruling is the first time the AU has spoken out against the […]

Communist Appointed Bishops?

Perhaps Pope Francis will be vindicated. But it’s telling that in pursuit of this accommodation he has had to shut out Cardinal Zen, who has had long, hard experience dealing with Beijing. Perhaps someone ought to remind the Vatican that the Lord’s advice was to “render unto Caesar ” not surrender to Caesar. From the […]

USA #1 “Drill, Baby, Drill”

Readers of pre-millennial vintage may recall the 2008 presidential campaign when Republicans and especially Sarah Palin picked up the chant “drill, baby, drill” as a response to soaring oil prices. The theme was much derided, not least by Barack Obama, who as late as 2012 called it “a slogan, a gimmick, and a bumper sticker” […]

March for Life Spreads Across the World

  By the Knights of Columbus UNDAUNTED BY CHALLENGES, THE INTERNATIONAL PRO-LIFE MOVEMENT GROWS IN STRENGTH AND SOLIDARITY The first Paris “Marche Pour La Vie” took place in 2005, and the 2016 march drew some 50,000 participants. One of the primary partners in the march is the Jérôme Lejeune Foundation, which works on behalf of […]

2018 MARCH for LIFE

“An estimated 100,000 people gathered on the National Mall to hear from speakers and musicians. Groups of high school students waved pro-life signs. Parents held children’s hands as the crowd grew. Reflecting trends in the national religious landscape, the crowd included many black and Latino pro-life advocates. At the Supreme Court, where a small group of pro-abortion […]

HHS Takes Major Actions to Restore Conscience Protections

  Great news! From HHS: On Friday, January 19, 2018, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced two major actions to protect life and the conscience rights of Americans. HHS’ Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is issuing new guidance to state Medicaid directors restoring state flexibility to decide program standards. The […]

Overcoming Darkness, at the March for Life

“…there’s a perniciousness so intimate about abortion. About severing a mother from her child. About its being state-sanctioned. About its even being culturally encouraged in ways quite loud, and about the recesses of deep and private pain that is shared by all too many. It’s about an unnecessary deprivation of love, a deprivation that doctors […]