By Catholic News Agency - The French president had said: 'Present me the woman who decided, being perfectly educated, to have seven, eight or nine children'... Following a comment by President Emmanuel Macron, in which he expressed skepticism that any well-educated woman would decide to have many children, women with large families have been using the “#PostcardsForMacron” hashtag to send the French president pictures of their happy families.
By Susan Hanssen, Public Discourse - As the history of the Adams family attests, the proper education of the young American requires both father and mother, grandfathers and grandmothers... Alexis de Tocqueville called “the strength of American women” the great secret of the strength of the American republic. Likewise, strong women were the backbone of the Adams family and its contribution to the political integrity of the American republic.
By Rev. P.J. Michel, Catholic Exchange - He sees in his heart a number of enemies; he knows his own weakness; and although he feels that with ordinary grace he has sufficient resolution to overcome some, yet against others to which he is more violently drawn and in certain occasions of greater peril, he is convinced from his own weakness, from a sorrowful experience, and from a knowledge of the principles of his religion, that without special graces, he will not have the courage to resist successfully.