Author Don Schwager, Servants of the Word - John 1:29-34 - The next day he saw Jesus coming toward him, and said, "Behold, the Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world! This is he of whom I said, `After me comes a man who ranks before me, for he was before me.' I myself did not know him; but for this I came baptizing with water, that he might be revealed to Israel." ...
By Steven Ertelt, LifeNews - A heartbreaking reminder about the prevalence of abortion, statistics compiled by Worldometers indicate that there were over 44 million abortions world-wide in 2022. The independent site collects data from governments and other organizations and then reports the data, along with estimates and projections, based on those numbers... Abortion is also the leading cause of death in the United States.
By Fr. James V. Schall, Crisis Magazine - One of the principal tasks of the Church is to teach the truth handed down to it and further deepen revelation through its light. Ignorance and error are not virtues, however prevalent they might be. Errors of mind are not neutral and need clearly to be identified and counteracted. Ratzinger’s successor, Pope Francis, has downplayed or eschewed this aspect of the papal office. Thus, writers who attend to Catholic intellectual tradition today habitually, for clarity and insight, return to the works of Joseph Ratzinger.
By Dr. Steve LaTulippe, America Out Loud - The battle over Title 42 rages. The unpredictable Supreme Court, in a 5-4 decision, voted to keep the measure in effect. The pro-immigrant Biden team calls Title 42 a curse. If you reside in El Paso, you might think otherwise. Illegal aliens have amassed on their border, waiting for the anticipated termination of Title 42. That didn’t happen as expected. But it does nothing to alleviate the justified fears of having a porous border created by a derelict government that invites a full invasion. What’s really going on?