Pope Francis in Egypt

-TWO CRUX ARTICLES ON THE POPE’S VISIT “Though Pope Francis avoided the quotation linking the Prophet Mohammed with violence that stirred protest when used by Pope Benedict XVI at Regensburg, Germany, in 2006, he delivered a similar sort of wake-up call for religious leaders in the Islamic world, insisting that violence is a “negation of […]

What Catholics Can Learn About Islam from ex-Muslim Ayaan Hirsi Ali

  A good article to print and give to clergy. By William Kilpatrick in Crisis: Many Catholics look upon Islam as an ally in the struggle against militant secularism. Since Muslims are opposed to permissiveness, pornography, same-sex “marriage,” and other aspects of the secularist agenda, many Catholics assume that they must share similar values about […]

Happy Easter

I pray for a happy day with loved ones, for all the readers of the Thee IC. Your support is appreciated. Please remember our Christian brethren, who stay strong in their faith in spite of persecution. Let us not be complacent. God Bless. From National Review: The humbling truth of Easter By Kevin D. Williamson […]

Catholic Enablers of Islam

  A bit harsh but a good read. It leaves out the Siege of Mecca and the Iranian revolution. Previously, Islam was less threatening under the Baathist movement. By William Kilpatrick in Crisis; I recently wrote a piece about the civilizational struggle with Islam. In response, a reader asked for some specific practical ways that […]

“Dawa” by Ayaan Hirsi Ali

Ayaan Hirsi Ali, Islam’s Most Eloquent Apostate The West’s obsession with ‘terror’ has been a mistake, she argues. Dawa, the ideology behind it, is a broader threat. Download her short book for free at this link: Hoover Institute From the WSJ: The woman sitting opposite me, dressed in a charcoal pantsuit and a duck-egg-blue turtleneck, can’t […]

California’s Moral Atrocity: Felony Charges for Daleiden

Where are the good Democrats? Why aren’t they speaking out against this?  This is sickening. From National Review: California’s Moral Atrocity In a parade of horrors exposed by the Center for Medical Progress, one episode stands out. In the seventh video released by undercover journalists David Daleiden and Sandra Merritt, former StemExpress technician Holly O’Donnell […]

“40 Days For Life” Bus Visits SF

Reports from the Frontlines. Please forward this post. God Bless.   From Shawn Carney, President “40 Days for Life”: You won’t see it reported in the media — but the Planned Parenthood in downtown San Francisco closed a few years back after many 40 Days for Life campaigns. “It was a miracle,” said Ron, the leader. […]

Italian Archbishop on BXVI’s Resignation: Pressured Inside and Out

This is an interesting and troubling interview with a close friend of B16. Please excuse the translation but it is better to see the original interview than one with spin. Translated by Google from a March 6. 2017 interview with Archbishop Negri of Ferrera in “Rimini 2.0”: “There are serious responsibilities inside and outside the […]

40 Days for Life Launch in SF – Photos

Dear Fellow 40 Days for Lifers, Sunday Mass on the sidewalk in front of Planned Parenthood SF was a mini-miracle. As I approached the area and saw the commie protesters. I second guessed myself for a moment and then parked. I thought “what hardships did the abolitionists face?”, “the early Christians?” “the Christians being martyred in the […]

Overly Political SD Bishop McElroy Calls for “Disruption”

PICO National Network, the largest network of faith-based organizing groups, just held a conference with the Vatican’s Integral Human Development, the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, Catholic Campaign for Human Development… Why is the far left, Soros funded PICO, with Alinsky’s atheistic Communist roots co-hosting a Vatican conference? Imagine if a faithful bishop had attacked Obama calling for disruption! The media […]