By Dorothy Cummings McLean, LifeSiteNews - Vatican police raided its own Secretariat of State this morning to seize evidence connected to suspicious financial transactions that have been allegedly carried out over time… According to a bulletin released by the Holy See’s Press Office, “documents and electronic devices” were seized from “certain offices of the First Section of the Secretariat of State and the State Financial Information Authority.”… The raid was authorized by Gian Piero Milano, the “Promoter of the Justice of the Tribunal”, i.e. the Vatican City prosecutor, and Alessandro Diddi, the “Adjunct Promoter.”
By Cassy Fiano-Chesser, Live Action - The Wing is a groundbreaking co-working space collective and club that is geared towards women — and its founder, Audrey Gelman, recently made history as the first pregnant woman to appear on the cover of any business magazine. Gelman, who was photographed at six months pregnant and is now nine months along, appeared on the cover of Inc Magazine for its Female Founders issue, in a move that is seen by many as both inspirational and a much-needed change in how businesswomen are seen.
By Bob Kellogg, OneNewsNow - A father whose efforts to help his transgender daughter were thwarted by her public school is concerned about what she will do now that she is out of high school… In an article for USA Today, Jay Keck writes that his daughter suddenly became convinced she was a boy at age 14. He says she first informed the school, who affirmed her feelings without telling either parent… "They ... consistently resisted all requests by the parents that they refer to their daughter by her legal name and correct pronouns," reports Laurie Higgins, a cultural issues writer with the Illinois Family Institute. "So they're deliberately undermining parents at school."
By Patrick Lee, Public Discourse - What’s at stake in the abortion debate is precisely what was at stake during the nineteenth-century debate about slavery: Where do we draw the line between beings we can simply use for our own purposes and discard when inconvenient, on the one hand, and beings who have fundamental rights, who deserve our respect and protection, on the other? Abraham Lincoln expressed the central point in the slavery debate: “If the Negro is a man, why then my ancient faith teaches me that ‘all men are created equal;’ and that there can be no moral right in connection with one man’s making a slave of another.”