By Philip Kosloski, Aleteia - The eclipse will occur on August 21. The primary feast for this day is Saint Pius X, a pope who chose the motto “to renew all things in Christ.” He is most well known for lowering the age of Holy Communion and said, “Holy Communion is the shortest and safest way to Heaven.”
By Chuck Donovan, CNSNews - This week, the CBS News program “On Assignment” included a long feature on what it described as the near eradication of Down syndrome in Iceland… viewers learned of the impact of genetic screening and abortion on a countrywide scale… On that tiny island… what one scientist called “heavy-handed genetic counseling” has led to the death in utero of nearly every boy and girl affected by Down syndrome.
By Jason Jones & John Zmirak, The Stream - We like to swim against the stream. We saw that Christian leaders were rushing to judgment after the Charlottesville riot. And we knew we had to say something. To warn people not to rush in like lemmings. To harvest cheap grace by the bushel basket while making matters worse.
By Charlie Butts, Billy Davis, OneNewsNow - Democratic leaders remain committed to ensure their supposedly tolerant and diverse political party keeps the door shut to pro-lifers… Democratic Party chairman Tom Perez stated in April that there is no place for pro-lifers in the Democratic Party and that statement sent other party members scrambling to convince pro-lifers they are welcome.