By Bob Kellogg, OneNewsNow - Two groups prominent in America's public education community are being taken to task for strategically indoctrinating children in liberal thought and "progressive" political activism.Every summer, the National Education Association assembles thousands of delegates to consider and vote on "new business items" for the teachers' union. Laurie Higgins of the Illinois Family Institute reports one of those items adopted at the NEA convention last month in Houston states unequivocally that the organization supports abortion.
The Vortex, Church Militant - Church Militant has learned something so troublesome that it's somewhat difficult to report, but Catholics should know… The scandal of the homopredator abuse has become so codified now in chanceries across the country, given the number of years and the number of cases, that various sources tell Church Militant there is an actual unofficial chart used by bishops and lawyers to determine payouts to victims… It's used in the secret settlement agreements between Church officials and victims, and we are reporting on this to show you how revolting all this has become... Catholics paying attention to the machinations of the homopredator clergy scandal have been waiting for the specter of RICO to begin emerging. Well, the beginnings of RICO are now taking shape… RICO stands for Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations, a federal statute passed in 1970 to empower law enforcement to go after the mob, organized crime.
By Edward Pentin, National Register - August 21, 2019: The Supreme Court of Victoria upheld the conviction of Cardinal George Pell. A three-judge appellate panel upheld his 2018 conviction for sexual abuse of minors in a divided decision delivered Aug. 21 by a majority (2-1). Pell will continue to serve his sentence of 6 years in prison and may be eligible for parole after he has served 3 years and 8 months of his sentence.
By Joshua Hren, Crisis Magazine - Of course, an Anno Iustitiae wouldn’t the antimony of the Anno Misericordiam, but its necessary corollary. A person is said to be merciful, Aquinas observes, when he knows sorrow in his heart (miserum cor) over the miseries of another, and then tries to dispel those miseries as if they were his own. Given His nature, God doesn’t sorrow over human woes, but our dolors move Him to “dispel that misery, whatever be the defect we call by that name.”