The renowned Pope John Paul II biographer George Weigel gave a moving keynote presentation on suffering in the life of St. John Paul II at the 2005 national conference of the Council of Major Superiors of Women Religious. The conference theme was Healing and the Mystery of Suffering. I was there to give my testimony of suffering and healing in the family but the greatest witness we heard was Weigel on the life of Karol Wojtyla. In the latter days of his life that played out on the theater of the world, the Polish Pope became an image of the Suffering Servant of whom the prophet Isaiah wrote so eloquently.
A prestigious physicians group in the UK is adding their voice to rising concerns among the medical community about encouraging people to consider their gender as a social construct rather than as a biological reality.
Each year the March for Life board and staff choose a theme that will best contribute to building a culture of life; and as they do so, they take into account cultural norms and current events to help make their message resonate with Americans. This year, March for Life leadership wanted to draw attention to the fact that science and technology continue to reveal the humanity and life of an unborn person even in its very earliest stages. That’s why the 2019 March for Life theme is “Unique From Day One: Pro-life Is Pro-Science.”
Planned Parenthood will be one of the recipients of the money raised during a “Ritual to Hex Brett Kavanaugh,” which is being organized for tomorrow evening, October 20. The event is being met by a flood of prayers from Christians as well as Masses by San Jose exorcist, Father Gary Thomas.
In a huge victory for religious freedom, former Atlanta Fire Chief Kelvin Cochran, who was fired for writing a men’s devotional book containing biblical views of marriage, received $1.2 million from the city after a court found that it had violated his constitutional rights.