By Phil Lawler, Catholic Culture - When Cardinal Zen was arrested, the Hong Kong diocese—which, bear in mind, lives under the heavy hand of China’s new “national security” laws, expressed its “extreme concern,” and added a pointed remark: “We trust that in the future we will continue enjoying religious freedom in Hong Kong under the Basic Law.”... Continue enjoying religious freedom? Cardinal Zen has been a target of the Beijing regime for years, precisely because he says that Catholics do not enjoy religious freedom in China.
By WND Staff - commissioner Robert Califf of the FDA claimed, "I have been telling Congress that misinformation is the leading cause of death."... Califf tried to explain, with, "We're in the negative spiral right now due to mostly chronic disease, drug overdose, and gun violence."... And "misinformation" plays a role... "If you think about the common chronic diseases we’re talking about good ol’ fashioned heart disease, diabetes, obesity. This is driven by day-to-day habits that people have ...
By Anthony Esolen, Crisis Magazine - What strikes me is that, in all my life, I have never heard a single supporter of the abortion license describe that child as beautiful. If you must level an old neighborhood to build an airport, you may mourn for the houses to be razed, the streams to be choked up, the contours of the land to be effaced, the human memories to be obliterated. We would consider it rather monstrous in you if you did not do so.
By Carlo Maria Viganò, The Remnant - First of all, a widespread misunderstanding needs to be clarified: this potential decision of the Supreme Court does not address the moral legitimacy of abortion, but rather whether the 1973 decision conforms to the Constitution of the United States with respect to the sovereignty of the individual States. It is not therefore addressing an ethical or moral question with regard to the legitimacy of abortion, but rather a question of jurisdiction of the Supreme Court under the Constitution.