By Beth Baumann, Townhall - President Donald Trump announced new travel restrictions from the European Union. Beginning Friday at midnight, all travel from Europe to the United States will be suspended for the next 30 days as a means of protecting the American people from the Wuhan Virus… "After consulting with our top government officials, I have decided to take several strong but necessary actions to protect the health and well-being of all Americans. To keep new cases from entering our shores, we will be suspending all travel from Europe to the United States for the next 30 days”….
By Fr. Dwight Longenecker - In the ancient world it was commonplace to regard sickness as a punishment or a curse. If you were sick you must have done something to deserve it or someone must have cursed you. People did not understand the pathology of different diseases so, with a superstitious mindset they blamed the person who was sick, or if that person didn’t seem to be a bad individual they blamed his parents, they blamed the gods… While we look on such ideas now as silly superstition, in some ways it’s not that far off.
By Dorothy Cummings McLean, LifeSiteNews - An elderly Italian priest is in trouble with civil authorities for celebrating a public Sunday Mass… Father Antonio Lunghi, an 88-year-old priest of Castello d’Agogna, a small village in Pavia, was reported to the local public prosecutor after offering Mass in the parish church. Eight people were present, apparently violating an ordinance by both civil and ecclesial authorities against saying Mass in public.
By Rachel Alexander, The Stream - They say they want to protect “undocumented” aliens. The sanctuary cities won’t let ICE take them. But most say they’ll give up illegal immigrants who have been charged or convicted of serious crimes. Sanctuaries send ICE the fingerprints of those incarcerated… Illegal immigrants are called “illegal” because they commit a crime by being in this country without permission. But still, most aren’t criminals in any other way. They’re not threats… And at least the sanctuary cities help ICE protect America from the criminals. Or do they?