By Julia Meloni, Crisis Magazine - As a young Catholic I write to share my grave concerns about the looming youth synod... Your Excellency, I am deeply scandalized that we young people are being used to push a sexual agenda from McCarrick, Martini, and the St. Gallen mafia. I am scandalized that their spirits are rising, phoenix-like, to preside over this synod, rising to imperil the purity of youths while orchestrating the advance of what Cardinal Caffarra called a worldwide “anti-creation.”
By Patrick J. Buchanan, The American Conservative - Republican leaders are “a bunch of wimps,” said Jerry Falwell Jr.... Conservatives and Christians need to stop electing “nice guys.”... “The U.S. needs street fighters like Donald Trump at every level of government because the liberal fascists Dems are playing for keeps.”... So tweeted the son and namesake of the founder of the Moral Majority, and he has here a self-evident point.
By Catholic News Agency - The group said that the Copts have been nominated “for their refusal to retaliate against deadly and ongoing persecution from governments and terrorist groups in Egypt and elsewhere.”.. This year, 216 individuals and 115 organizations have been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize. The award’s recipient will be announced Oct. 5... Copts make up an estimated 10 percent of Egypt’s population, and they face a constant threat of violence....
By Fr. Dwight Longenecker, The Imaginative Conservative - It could be that this earth is the staging ground for all that matters in the cosmos. It may well be that this planet is the battleground where the cosmic battle between good and evil reaches it’s climax. Crucial battles must take place somewhere. What if the war in heaven is completed here on this field of war? And what if you and I are soldiers in that cosmic and eternally important battle?