By Michael W. Chapman, CNSNews - In reference to remarks made by President Donald Trump at the lighting of the national Christmas tree, Rev. Franklin Graham said no president in his lifetime had taken such a "strong, outspoken stand for the Christian faith" than President Trump and that he needs our prayers.
By Rev. James V. Schall, S.J., Crisis Magazine - Yet, is there any validity in Belloc’s observation about the significance of the Reformation? What exactly was his point? He called it precisely “the most important thing in history” since the Incarnation. By implication, it was more related to the elimination of Christianity than to any return to its origins.
BY MICAIAH BILGER, LIFENEWS - Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann of Kansas City (the next leader of the U.S.C.C.B’S. Pro-Life Activities Committee) explained why the sanctity of human life from conception to natural death is a priority in his ministry and why other priests should make it a priority, too… “… if the Church is silent on the destruction of life, we’re being negligent, and leaving our young people vulnerable to making this tragic decision,” Naumann said.
By Constance T. Hull, Catholic Exchange - I am a stay-at-home mom and many of my friends are stay-at-home moms. I have noticed—as have many of my friends—that in our desire to convince people that staying home is good and worthwhile, we portray the realities of day-to-day life in unrealistic terms. We pretend that we are constantly smiling at our children with joy and happily thanking God for the gift of doing the dishes,