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FEMEN and the Gerasene Demoniac… Full of Devils

News today that Femen has raided a cathedral in Spain. They are screaming “Abortion is sacred.” The woman is naked, has an upside down cross painted on her back, violent, and seems to have a problem with identity, “My name is Femen, for we are many.” I can’t help it but to think of the demoniac…

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Family Planning as a Component of Early Childhood Education Programs

When National Nuclear Science Labs study how to change the beliefs of your children, the recommendation appears to be sending government agents into your home. Surely the Church would oppose this, right? Stephanie Block reveals one weird program your tax dollars has been conducting by a nuclear science lab.

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Feast of St. Blaise

Did you get your throat blessed today?  (Church of Saint Agnes, St. Paul, Minnesota)

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From Under the Rubble…Il Papa’s Not a Rollin’ Stone

Father Federico Lombardi, director of the Holy See Press Office, has called Rolling Stone’s recent cover story on Pope Francis superficial, negative, and crude. That’s a good start. “The Times They Are A-Changin’, the title preens. And all change is “progress,” right? As we all know from the history of the past 100 years or…

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Thoughts about Frank Morriss

Some battles are fought hand-to-hand; others with rifles and bombs. There is open combat, guerrilla warfare, and insidious deals behind closed doors. Frank Morriss will be remembered in none of these venues, but as a warrior all the same. Frank — author, mentor, teacher, family man — was a word warrior, using faith and reason…

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From Under the Rubble…Lessons in Tyrrany

In January 2009, two newly-elected Republican governors took the oath of office. Immediately, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and Virginia Governor Robert McDonnell were touted as two of the GOP’s hottest future presidential prospects. Today, they are fallen idols. The feds are investigating Christie. McDonnell and his wife have actually been indicted on federal charges…

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Frank Morriss, Herald of Hope…Requiescat in Pace

Frank Morriss–Catholic, husband, father, grandfather, WWII Vet, lawyer, author, and Bellarmine Forum Board Member died this morning in his home near Denver, Colorado. Our hearts and prayers are united to him and his family at this time and we kindly ask all of our supporters and benefactors to remember him today and tomorrow at their Masses. He…

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The Value of Preaching to the Choir

By Dale Ahlquist I went to a very secular liberal arts college. Like most secular liberal arts colleges, it had been founded by a church. Its church affiliation had long since ended, but it still had a beautiful, Gothic-style chapel in the center of campus. The other remnant of its religious past was that there…

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Memory Eternal, Penny Lord

There’s some people you meet who you just can’t forget. Years ago, I was delighted to make acquaintance with Bob and Penny Lord. Bob and Penny have had fun documenting a lot of saints around the world and bringing these first hand experiences to people through their books and videos. You have to smile with…

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The Four Cardinals: Unambiguously Pro-Life

40 years ago, the Four Cardinals of the United States testified before Congress in a show of conviction and principle that has been one of the clearest expressions of the Church’s teaching on the dignity of human life in our history. The truth that an unborn child is a human person from the moment of conception…

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