By Eddie Scarry, The Federalist - If you follow the prosecution’s case against Kyle Rittenhouse, the only logical end is the assertion that self-defense is almost never an option and visiting the scene of a riot is only okay if you are there to burn property... There are other facets to lead prosecutor Thomas Binger’s arguments — that Rittenhouse, 18, was in illegal possession of a gun, that he showed up in Kenosha, Wis. ...
By Constance T. Hull, Catholic Exchange - Daily we are engaged in a battle against self. It is an interior Garden of Gethsemane where we struggle to take the chalice of God’s will for our lives. This manifests in our sins, our relationships, and the events of our day... Will we seek God’s will or not? Will we love as He loves or not? Will we surrender or not?.. Our culture tells us to follow our hearts, but that is not the path to holiness. The path to holiness is to submit to God’s will over our own in every moment of our lives.
By Msgr. Charles Pope - During the current political period, when many leaders will be elected, we do well to recall the strong admonitions of God to those who attain to leadership, whether as politicians, community leaders, teachers, or others of significant influence... The Book of Wisdom (6:1-25) contains a stern warning for those of authority and influence. I present it here along with a few comments (in red) of my own.
The Editors, EWTN News - Maybe it’s too much to hope that such Catholic politicians will ever be swayed by a medicinal correction regarding their support for legal abortion. But don’t criticize the bishops if the issue of reception of Communion does overshadow the other things on the agenda at the meeting in Baltimore. The fault lies with the news media that continually misrepresent the matter — and, even more, with Joe Biden, Nancy Pelosi and the other prominent Catholic politicians who continue to scandalize the faithful by their Eucharistically incoherent support for legal abortion.