By Austin Ruse, The Stream - It’s possible the president does not know what the Vatican is really doing to handle the crisis. Someone should tell Trump that Pope Francis and his men have been content to remain silent and allow media cutouts to slander the accuser, Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò, who released his j’accuse two weeks ago... Consider that high-ranking officials of a foreign government have covered up the criminal sexual assault of American men and boys. This is how this crisis should be viewed by the U.S. government.
By Francis Phillips, Catholic Herald - MacIntyre, having surveyed the arid modern world of philosophical discourse, had written: “What matters at this stage is the construction of local forms of community within which civility and the intellectual and moral life can be sustained through the new dark ages which are already upon us…We are waiting not for a Godot, but for another – doubtless very different – St Benedict.”
By John Horvat II, CNSNews - Liberalism is dying because its framework is broken… Of course, liberalism’s breakdown is due to its own internal contradictions. It presented itself as a naturalistic framework that affirmed no permanent values, morality or ultimate authority. With its individualist tenets, liberalism proclaimed that every man was a law unto himself.
By Adrian Collins, The Stream - Since it was my choice to carry my child and make an adoption plan, I wanted the freedom to select the adoptive parents who would raise my child. It was my personal desire to place my daughter in a traditional home with a married mother and father who shared the same Christian faith and family goals that I did. As her birth mom, I wanted to have a say in my daughter’s future.