By Constance T. Hull, Catholic Exchange - Sentimentality doesn’t convert souls and it does not come from a position of strength. We are at war. We’ve always been at war. This is a battle for the hearts, minds, and souls of every human being who has ever lived, is alive today, or will live in the future. The Enemy seeks to destroy us and drag us straight to hell with him and his demons. Moral therapeutic deism isn’t going to get us anywhere.
By Liberty McArtor, The Stream - Planned Parenthood provides abortions. Do you know what else the group provides? According to the pro-life organization Live Action, cover-ups of child sexual abuse... Live Action just announced a new video series. Titled “Aiding Abusers,” the seven videos will be released on YouTube. Three have been released so far. Topics include recorded cases of employees failing to report sexual abuse, testimony from former workers, and Planned Parenthood’s failure to report sex trafficking.
By Dr Taylor Marshall - We have already begun to feel the scarcity of priests and you’ll understand why when you examine the numbers in light of the ratio of priest per Catholics. Check out these numbers: In 1950, there was 1 priest to every 652 Catholics in the United States… In 2010, there was 1 priest to every 1,653 Catholics in the United States… In 2016, there was 1 priest to every 1,843 Catholics in the United States.
By Msgr. Charles Pope - In modern bibles and in the breviary, Psalm 101 is often called the “Avowal of a Good Ruler.” In other words, it is a kind of oath a ruler takes pledging to promote virtue in the kingdom and to refute error and sin. One can imagine King David saying this himself... While this psalm is surely a good plan for a ruler, it applies to us as well, for in fact we are rulers too. We are called to rule our very self. In addition, most of us attain to rule by becoming parents, priests, religious, or other types of leaders....