By Marco Tosatti, First Things - Müller reported the pope’s new policy in July, but it does not seem that Francis has been eager to implement it since then… Here we may see the key to this apparently inconsistent application of the pope’s two rules. If the limit to a single five-year term and retirement at seventy-five seems to apply only to some, it is because a third rule is operating in the background. Those who question Amoris Laetitia must go; those who support it may stay.
By Fr. David Andrew Fisher, Crisis Magazine - Atheism is for the most part a modern phenomenon; in the ancient world the idea of denying transcendent reality, denying the existence of God or gods and a spiritual realm was almost unthinkable. Even Greek philosophers like Parmenides who did not believe in a personal God, posited that all things were actually one Entity as he put it and therefore divine
BY RANDALL O'BANNON, PH.D., LIFENEWS - We’ve known since January that abortion rates are down to levels not seen since before Roe v. Wade was decided in 1973. The total number of abortions for 2014 had thankfully shrunk to 926,190... But who is getting these abortions, and were the decreases the same across all racial and demographic groups?
American Center for Law and Justice - Finally – for the first time ever – the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has made it the official policy of the United States that life begins at conception… The abortion industry is in trouble. For years, HHS has consistently expanded abortion and funneled taxpayer money to abortion… That changes now…