By Carl R. Trueman, First Things - Perhaps the most important question does not concern the righteousness of the two sides’ positions. Rather, it concerns why any of us should allot special importance to the political views of a group of men whose sole claim to fame is the ability to play a schoolyard game with exceptional competence....
By Shane Kapler, Catholic Exchange - The Assumption squares with the Christian reality that glory follows suffering (Mary’s share in Jesus’ Resurrection came only after she shared in His suffering upon the Cross [Lk.2:35; Jn.19:25-37].) The Rapture on the other hand, holds out a false expectation regarding freedom from suffering and persecution.
By Patrick J. Buchanan - It is the moral convictions of the candidate that make this an interesting race for all Americans. For Moore is a social conservative of a species that is almost extinct in Washington… He believes that man-made law must conform to the “Laws of Nature and of Nature’s God,” as written in Jefferson’s Declaration of Independence.
By Msgr. Charles Pope - One of Jesus’ most central qualities was that He loved His Heavenly Father and was loved by Him. To put it colloquially, Jesus was crazy about His Father. He was always talking about Him. Jesus often sought remote places in order to be able to spend extended time with His Father.