By Msgr. Charles Pope - being loving is not the same as being kind. Love should not be reduced to mere kindness, but our reductionist culture has tended to do so… Kindness generally seeks to alleviate suffering and negativity, but love understands that suffering often has a salvific role. My parents disciplined me out of love. Had they been merely kind to me, I would likely have been spoiled, undisciplined, and ill-prepared for life.
By Chris Woodward, OneNewsNow - The leader of a pro-life organization thinks Congress can – and should – pass the federal “Heartbeat Bill” this week... Janet Porter, president and founder of Faith2Action, says President Donald Trump supports H.R.490, Vice President Mike Pence "loves it," Congress has 170 co-sponsors - and that it could actually pass by Friday.
By Dennis Prager, The Stream - The Washington Post reports that the president also said he would be open to more immigrants from Asian countries. That would seem to invalidate the racism charge. Had he just met with the prime minister of Singapore, as he had with the prime minister of Norway, he may well have said we need more immigrants from Singapore
By Jason Jones and John Zmirak, The Stream - This week we marked Martin Luther King Day by pointing out a key fact: His non-violent tactics could not have succeeded had national media censored the violence protestors suffered — or worse, found ways to make the victims look like the guilty parties, while whitewashing brutality.