The year 2020 marks the 100th year since the passage of the 19th Amendment which gave women the right to vote and March for Life organizers announced the theme for next year’s march – Life EMPOWERS: Pro-Life is Pro-Woman – in honor of those brave and staunchly pro-life women who fought so hard for women’s rights.
A disastrous decision by the wife of New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio not to erect a statue of Mother Cabrini in the city, in spite of the saint receiving the most votes in the city-wide “She Built NYC” contest, was overturned by Governor Andrew Cuomo this week who promised to fund the erection of a statue in her honor.
Officials at the University of Iowa, who used totalitarian tactics to shut down a Christian Fellowship group, got quite a smack-down from a federal judge who ruled that their behavior was “ludicrous” and “baffling” and is holding officials personally responsible for their actions.
A new campaign – which began as a simple “tweet” from Bishop Joseph Strickland of the Diocese of Tyler, Texas – is kicking off what could be a tsunami of prayer known as the Marian Blue Wave to end abortion once and for all with the most powerful weapon in our arsenal – the Rosary.
A new docudrama, entitled Love and Mercy: Faustina, about the life of St. Faustina Kowalska which is based on newly revealed writings from her spiritual director, Father Michael Sopocko, will appear for one day only in more than 700 U.S. movie theaters on Monday, October 28.
Last week, the nation was riveted by a video depicting Brandt Jean, brother of slain twenty-six year old Botham Jean, forgiving and expressing love for his brother’s killer. It was so moving, even the judge left the bench to retrieve her personal Bible and gift it to the defendant, a loving deed for which she is now being punished.
Even though people swear by it, the Traditional Chinese Medicine form of acupuncture is not standing up to the rigors of science and, even according to their own literature, seems to be heading into the realm of mythology.
New York City’s First Lady Chirlane McCray’s is undergoing intense criticism after deciding to snub Saint Frances Cabrini who won a citywide poll of candidates for the “She Built NYC” statue program. The city opted to honor other women instead, such as a black jazz singer, an LGBTQ advocate and a Latina desegregation activist.