By Jules Gomes, Church Militant - Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò and other leading Catholic figures are denouncing the closure of the miraculous pools at the shrine of Lourdes and appealing to the Vatican's apostolic delegate to reopen the baths immediately for pilgrims seeking healing… "The decision to close all the pools 'as a precaution' and 'until further notice,' as stated by the sanctuary, has disconcerted and aggrieved the Catholic faithful all over the world," the online petition Keep Lourdes Open states.
By Michael F. Haverluck, OneNewsNow - “[Socialism is] an economy that actually kills,” explained Catholic Answers Press in a news release issued Tuesday. “[There is] total incompatibility between socialist dogma and Christian truth.”… “Instead of abandoning private property and handing over the market to a collectivist state, Catholic Social Teaching calls for an economy that truly improves the lives of the poor through markets ‘enriched with virtue.’ while also properly subordinating wealth and material progress to the higher goods of faith, community and family,” the press release impresses.
By Victor Davis Hanson, Townhall - History also reminds us that nature remains unforgiving. We may live in the age of the Internet, smartphones and jet travel, but viruses are indifferent to so-called human progress… Modern life squeezes millions into cities as never before. Jet travel, with its crowded planes and airports, can spread diseases from continent to continent in hours… Globalization is a two-edged sword. It may enrich billions of people, but the leveling effects of instant communication and travel can spread disease at a speed undreamed of in the past.
By Steven Ertelt, LifeNews - Biden has a strong pro-abortion voting record that goes back for many years, and he supported President Barack Obama’s leadership as the most pro-abortion president in U.S. history. What’s more, pro-abortion movement leaders say they “trust” Biden to protect abortion on demand. As the vice president, he supported the administration’s pro-abortion policies, including Obamacare, which forced religious employers to pay for drugs that may cause abortions.