By Doug Mainwaring, LifeSiteNews - It began with a trickle –– and then a flood –– of tweets on Sunday about Southwest Airline pilots calling in sick to protest their company’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate, and then a cascade of reports that pilots from other airlines, as well as critical employees in other segments of the transportation industry, are preparing to follow suit... After Southwest pilots filed a lawsuit seeking an injunction against their company’s mandate, Southwest cancelled nearly 2,000 flights over the weekend, citing “bad weather.”
By Timothy J. Gordon, Crisis Magazine - In mid-September, the Intercollegiate Studies Institute quietly hosted what may have been the year’s most important panel discussion, on the subject of the lost meaning of the American Founding. Like the Founding itself, too few have appreciated the event. Even after sitting through it, not many will have captured the evasive potential consensus that may yet unite the Right: the American set piece of localism and subsidiarity, enshrined in the Constitution of 1788 but lost after the Civil War.
By Phil Lawler, Catholic Culture - The Vatican certainly rolled out the red carpet for Nancy Pelosi. The blood-red carpet, you might say... Even as Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone was urging faithful Catholics to pray for the wayward Speaker, that she might have a “conversion of heart,” a smiling Pope Francis was greeting her at the apostolic palace, giving the world no indication that he is troubled by her outspoken promotion of abortion on demand.
By Elizabeth Slaten, Catholic East Texas - Each year, the month of October is dedicated to the Most Holy Rosary. During this month, special emphasis is placed on praying the rosary more frequently. This time of year is a beautiful time to discover or rediscover the power of praying the rosary.As often happens in the life of prayer, sometimes the rosary can be a challenge.