By Shaun McAfee, National Catholic Register - If you’ve ever read about the lives of more than one saint you probably picked up on a few things. You realized their lives contained several common experiences: they accepted suffering, they strived for holiness, they deeply loved Christ, and much more. But you also realized that they were each so diverse.
By Robert Royal, The Catholic Thing - The Vatican is organizing a Synod on Youth (scheduled for this October) and I’m convinced that the percentage of the people involved who are sincere is quite high, relative to the typical crop of democratic politicos. Which is why it’s counterproductive when they start using the cant of politicians about “listening,” not just doing something “for” but being “with” youth.
By Dorinda C. Bordlee and Nikolas T. Nikas, BioEthics Defense Fund - This morning, BDF attorneys Nikolas T. Nikas and Dorinda C. Bordlee will be in the U.S. Supreme Court to observe oral argument in NIFLA v. Becerra — a case that could impact the ProLife speech of both pregnancy centers as well as state governments.
By John Zmirak, a Senior Editor, The Stream - “Hate speech” as a crime should not exist. We ought to stop using the term, and treat it as what it is: A political myth, a fake unicorn.... Sweden kneecaps its police by forbidding physical descriptions of criminal suspects. Liberals there just couldn’t stand hearing, over and over again, the words “Middle-Eastern male” broadcast on television.