Vatican City, 14 June 2013 (VIS) – This weekend, Rome will have a unique soundtrack coming from the roaring pistons of some 35,000 Harly-Davidsons that, since yesterday, have begun to invade the capital for the 110th anniversary celebrations of the American motorcycle maker’s founding.
There is also room for faith among the rumbling [...]
When a society has made the decision to live without God, that society inevitably begins to rely on the Government to do everything that God used to do: to declare what is right and what is wrong, to protect the innocent and punish the guilty, divide the wheat from the chaff and throw the evildoers [...]
I am consistently impressed with Simcha Fisher’s blog and she has a great post on Ten things to do instead of drowning in the daily news.
I find my life is much happier and more peaceful when I don’t watch or read the news. I usually just skim the headlines to see if there [...]
Today, April 2nd, is the 8th anniversary of the death of Pope John Paul II. I was a student in Rome at the time, and I came down to St. Peter’s square for the prayer vigil when he died. It was a Saturday night, and there was a huge crowd. In the several days before [...]
There is a clear connection between the current campaign for equal rights for homosexuals and the great campaign for equal rights for women. That movement had started with equal voting rights for women, and then moved on to fight for equal access to education, to jobs and careers, and equal pay for women who were [...]
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Q: What is the greatest threat posed by allowing gays and lesbians to marry?
A:The better question is: What is the great good in protecting the public understanding that to make a marriage you need a husband and a wife?
I can illustrate my [...]
I made the mistake of reading media reports the morning Wednesday, March 13th. The Church was so divided and with no front-running candidate, that we should expect a long election for a new Pope. When white smoke began pouring out of the chimney that afternoon, I wondered if I would see a retraction printed the [...]
As the Catholic Church was pondering the resignation of Pope Benedict and saying goodbye to a beloved shepherd, my grandmother unexpectedly died at the age of 79. This meant that I almost completely ignored one of the most talked-about events of the year in order to focus on something that was, in a personal way, [...]
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