There’s an alarming new kind of playground “game” springing up in the world today as children are now mimicking the horrors they see on ISIS propaganda videos.
San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone is under attack by powerful forces within the city who want him to abandon plans to require Catholic high school teachers to uphold Catholic teachings in their professional and public lives.
SL writes: “I have been in debate lately with a fellow christian friend of mine regarding “soaking”. I have read mostly positive things, and some negative things. My friend who has participated in “soaking” before has asked me to join her again – but I declined. There’s something about it, that just doesn’t sit well in my spirit.”
A 37 year-old South African woman who miraculously stumbled upon the child who was stolen from her arms in a hospital bed 17 years ago says she forgives the woman who kidnapped her and thanks her for giving the child “a good life”.
Commentary by Susan Brinkmann, OCDS
The state of Alabama may soon become ground zero in the national marriage fight as the Alabama Supreme Court issues an historic ruling that not only restores the ban on same-sex marriage in that state – but also systematically eviscerates the national argument in favor of homosexual unions.
It felt righteous. I was speaking God’s Truth and I was standing up for the life of the most defenseless. “Abortion is murder,” I said with strength and courage, “murder is not the same as natural death!”
CL asks: “Can you tell me if Sarah Hall’s YouTube meditation on the Healing of the Blessed Mother is new age or is it ok for a Catholic to listen to? I have used it to fall asleep but won’t use it until I’m sure it is ok for a Catholic to listen to.”
Hundreds of frustrated high school students from several New Mexico schools have decided to join a growing number of students across America who are walking out on Common Core assessment tests that they say are excessive, a waste of teaching time, and detrimental to their overall education.