By Craig Bannister, CNSNews - Reject the “Final Solution” of abortion, a man who has lived a rich, full life despite having Down syndrome told a House hearing last week… In testimony to the House Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Committee on Appropriations on Wednesday, Frank Stephens declared that “my life is worth living” and urged the U.S. to reject the “Final Solution” of aborting unborn children diagnosed with Down syndrome practiced in other countries…
By Charlotte Allen, The Catholic Thing - I feel some sort of ecumenical obligation to say something nice about Martin Luther... The trouble is: it’s hard to think of anything. You don’t have to subscribe to Young Man Luther-style armchair Freudianism to conclude that Luther was a mess. He was arrogant, self-absorbed, self-dramatizing – and thought the world revolved around him personally because he was smarter than and spiritually superior to everyone else.
By William Kilpatrick, Crisis Magazine - Theologically, the most significant fact about Islam is that it is an anti-Christian movement… Islam is a counter-revolutionary faith: a rejection of core Bible beliefs… [Muhammad] didn’t just quietly reject the Bible. Instead, he launched a ferocious rebellion against it… Islam is a negative religion, consumed with subversion. It is a rebellion and counter-revolution against the Biblical revolution.
By Sr. Christina M. Neumann, Catholic Stand - Sister Christina Marie Neumann, a Franciscan sister serving in Grand Forks, North Dakota, works at St. Anne’s Guest Home for the elderly and is an active blogger at Our Franciscan Fiat. She offers a peek into her life: People often wonder what a typical day is like for a religious sister. In the gospels, we hear about Andrew and Peter spending the day with Jesus when John the Baptist points out “the Lamb of God”.