By K. V. Turley, Crisis Magazine - Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold; Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world, The blood-dimmed tide is loosed, and everywhere. The ceremony of innocence is drowned… Almost one hundred years ago the Irish poet W.B. Yeats wrote The Second Coming. It is a strange nightmarish poem. It tells of events that are both seen and unseen, of an ominous elemental horror that is imminent, one that “slouches” from its centuries-old hibernation towards Bethlehem to be “born.”
By Walter E. Williams, CNSNews - Several recent polls, plus the popularity of Sen. Bernie Sanders, demonstrate that young people prefer socialism to free market capitalism. That, I believe, is a result of their ignorance and indoctrination during their school years, from kindergarten through college. For the most part, neither they nor many of their teachers and professors know what free market capitalism is.
By Christopher Kaczor, National Catholic Register - William Faulkner once said, “Writing a novel is like a one-armed man trying to hammer together a chicken coop in a hurricane.”... Raising children is something like that. No experienced parent can deny the challenges of being a mom or dad. Yet the Second Vatican Council taught, “Marriage and conjugal love are by their nature ordained toward the procreation and education of children. Children are really the supreme gift of marriage and contribute in the highest degree to their parents’ welfare.”
By Michael W. Chapman, CNSNews - When asked about the kingship of Jesus Christ and how it shapes religious freedom, U.S. Cardinal Raymond Leo Burke said that "freedom of religion" does not mean freedom to practice what is "false" or which "contradicts the law of God," and this specifically would apply, for instance, to a religion that would "permit the killing of infants" by abortion or a so-called faith that practiced any "intrinsic evil."