By Steven Ertelt, LifeNews - The Little Sisters of the Poor are returning to the Supreme Court once again. They have spent years fighting the Obama HHS mandate that forces Christian groups to fund abortions. The Supreme Court even sided with the Catholic nuns previously, but pro-abortion Democrats have found new ways to drag them back to court.
By Tim Hains, RealClearPolitics - "So, you know, we’ve got to use quarantine, which is an old thing back from the days of the plague as our primary tool," he said. "Fortunately, if we use that well enough, we should, towards the end of this month, start to see those numbers level off. … "It is fair to say things won’t go back to truly normal until we have a vaccine that we’ve gotten out to basically the entire world," he added.
By Michael Warren Davis, Crisis Magazine - This principle of imperfectability dates back to Saint Augustine (another major influence on Kirk’s thinking). Ever since the Fall of our first parents, there has been war between the City of God and the City of Man, and that war won’t end this side of the Millennium. We may hope to spend eternity in Jerusalem, but sickness and poverty are facts of life here in Babylon. Yet suffering and death have a role to play in God’s plan for our salvation, even if it’s not always our privilege to know what that role is. We’re called to hope for a more perfect world in the next life—and to suffer with courage and grace in this life, in this world.
By Admin, The St. Philip Institute - More than ever, Pope St. John Paul’s words call Catholics to give testimony to the glory of the cross that shines brightly in the darkness (50). Sadly, it seems these historic pleas have gone unheeded. Still, many Christians in our society, Protestant, Orthodox and Catholic alike, are too willing to allow an unborn child to be killed simply because they believe the unborn child’s death will somehow improve their lives.