By Ronald J. Colombo, Acton Institute - Later this year, the U.S. Supreme Court will render a decision in Masterpiece Cakeshop, Ltd. v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission. At issue is whether Jack Phillips, a Denver-area baker, could lawfully refuse to create a cake for a same-sex wedding celebration. This case puts to test two critically important concepts.
By Vladimir Mauricio-Perez, Denver Catholic - the Knights of Columbus… are often the unseen force that has made God’s voice audible in the poor, widows, children, nation and Church… It was the Knights who funded the greatest restoration of the 65,000-square-foot façade of St. Peter’s Basilica in 350 years. It was the Knights who fought until the phrase “under God” was included in the pledge of allegiance…
By Fr. Paolo Carlin, Catholic Exchange - Participation at Holy Mass becomes a great work of mercy for us if it is lived as an offering for neighbors, living or dead. St. Veronica Giuliani provides us with an example of this love offering. She makes us understand how seeking intimate union with Jesus’ love for us enables us to conquer the temptations of the Evil One.
By Josh M. Shepherd, a Contributor, The Stream - On Thursday evening, hundreds of Christian leaders gathered in Statuary Hall at the U.S. Capitol for the National Day of Prayer. The annual event has a storied history. Recognized in federal law, the National Day of Prayer has been observed on the first Thursday of May since 1988.