By Gabriel Hays, LifeNews - From their usual lack of coverage on the annual March for Life to treating pro-lifers as wholesale crazies, it’s clear that the media doesn’t want to face the intimate realities of legal baby killing. The recent film about the trial of abortion doctor Kermit Gosnell, not only tells his story, but shows how reluctant the media is to touch abortion, even if events surrounding it involve first degree murder.
By R. Emmett Tyrrell, Jr., American Spectator - There is no denying the fact that the behavior of a few has weakened the church of all the faithful. It is time for Pope Francis to acknowledge that he has presided over the Catholic Church in a time of unparalleled crisis. He has to stop speaking in the euphemisms of a political spin-meister and serve as spiritual leader. Either that or he should vacate the Vatican, as Archbishop Viganò has suggested.
By Msgr. Charles Pope - Psychologists define fixation in the following way: Fixation refers to a persistent focus of pleasure-seeking energies on an earlier stage of psychosexual development. A fixation occurs when an issue or conflict in a psychosexual stage remains unresolved, leaving the individual focused on this stage and unable to move onto the next.
By Fr. Ed Broom, OMV, Catholic Exchange - The Capital Sin of envy that we all carry within is us due to the effects of Original Sin. It can literally destroy us as well as countless others if it is not recognized, resisted, rejected and conquered through the grace of God and our own determination. What are some positive steps we can take to conquer the sin of envy?