By John Clark, EWTN New - During the tumultuous days of the late nineteenth century, Pope Leo XIII painted a bleak picture of a world that was becoming increasingly socialistic, anti-Christian, and anti-Catholic. In an 1889 encyclical, Pope Leo XIII summarized the problem, writing that faith, “the root of all the Christian virtues”, was “lessening in many souls”, while charity was “growing cold.”
By Fr. Joshua Neu - The Way of Christ introduces readers to the fundamental teachings of the Catholic Church, the basics of what Catholics believe and how Catholics should live. It contains answers to common questions about Catholic beliefs and practices. By reading through these lessons, especially with a teacher, the reader will come to know this simple and profound faith, the faith taught by Jesus Christ and handed down in the one Church He established.
By Lisa Bourne, LifeSiteNews - “In short,” Father Rutler said, “the Vatican has become a theological Chernobyl. We are in dangerous territory.”… Since capital punishment relates to natural law, (Rutler) wrote, rejecting it as fundamentally wrong could affect any part of natural law… When one reads the pope’s spontaneous remarks on varied topics today, “The quality of reasoning and information of facts is so fugitive, that frustration yields to sheer embarrassment”…
By Victor Davis Hanson, The Patriot Post - There was likely never going to be “comprehensive immigration reform” or any deal amnestying the DACA recipients in exchange for building the wall. Democrats in the present political landscape will not consent to a wall. For them, a successful border wall is now considered bad politics in almost every manner imaginable... Yet 12 years ago, Congress, with broad bipartisan support, passed the Security Fence of Act of 2006. The bill was signed into law by then-President George W. Bush to overwhelming public applause.