By William Mahoney, Ph.D., Church Militant - Detroit archbishop Allen Vigneron works closely with Imam Mohammad Ali Elahi, a Detroit-area Islamic cleric who recently praised a terrorist mastermind and often publicly denounces President Trump with inflammatory rhetoric… Vigneron has a history of interfaith activity with Muslim leaders, earning the prelate the "Interfaith Partner Award" presented by the Council of Islamic Organizations of Michigan in 2011.
By Robert Royal, The Catholic Thing - Human suffering is an old problem for apologetics. But one thing at least is certain about an epidemic like the Coronavirus: we should not look at it, or any other natural evil, in merely materialistic or even medical terms. We need good medicine, good policies, even – God knows – good sociology to respond to such epidemics. But we can’t take them as something divorced from God’s Creation… Only a fool would try to explain why the Almighty has allowed the COVID-19 virus to emerge and spread globally at this point in history.
By Scott Morefield, Townhall - Nope, come hell or high water, the Democratic establishment wasn’t about to nominate an avowed socialist to lead their party. But it would be a mistake to start thinking these people are even halfway sane, much less that they have anything in common with conservatives. Interestingly, to some on the right, Biden’s win signaled that the Democratic Party establishment, and indeed the Democratic voters who chose him over Sanders, aren’t as crazy as some of us might have thought they were. For example, conservative radio host Ben Shapiro called the election results “excellent news for the country.”
By Fr. Dwight Longenecker - … what really interests me (is) not so much the coronavirus, but our reaction to it. What we are witnessing is a huge global wake up call. All of us have been in our affluent little cocoons for so long with everything going our way that suddenly when we are faced with our mortality we get spooked. Big time… Let’s face it, in the Western developed countries (and especially the USA) those who are moderately well off live a plastic little Disneyland existence. Everything is controlled by our cool technology. We have health care. We have iPhones. We have all the food we want. We have air conditioning. …