Fatima and the Dramatic Conversion of Portugal

People watching the sun on October 13, 1917 in Fatima, Portugal (photo courtesy of WikiCommons)

We all know the story of the miraculous apparitions of Our Lady at Fatima and her messages beseeching the world to conversion and devotion to Her Immaculate Heart. However, the little-known impact of these apparitions on the country of Portugal, as recounted by Father Emil Neubert, S.M., S.T.D. in his book, Queen of Militants, reveals a steady stream of miraculous events that led to a dramatic restoration of the faith in that country.

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Courageous Woman Fights Men in Shelter

Sherrie Laurie (photo courtesy of Alliance Defending Freedom)

A courageous Christian woman who has devoted her life to helping the homeless, won a reprieve from a federal court in Alaska when it issued an order temporarily stopping the city of Anchorage from forcing her to permit men who identity as women to sleep in a shelter alongside abused and homeless women.

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Millions of Abandoned Embryos Sparks National Crisis

The process of in vitro fertilization (IVF) may result in helping infertile couples conceive, but the price paid for this unnatural procedure is being paid by millions of human embryos that have been created and are now abandoned in a state of frozen limbo in the nation’s storage facilities.

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Christian Has Concerns About the LifeLine Technique®

CB asks: “Just thought that I’d make you aware of another technique that is gaining adherents here in the Chicagoland area. It is the LifeLine Technique developed by Dr. Darren Weismann. He is gaining followers through his books and is training people to teach his methods. It’s classic New Age psychic/energy healing nonsense with a side of chiropractic thrown in (which is what draws most people into his practice initially.). You might want to address this in your blog.”

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An Army in the Making: Women of Grace Comes to Ukraine!

Women of Grace in the Ukraine

Although separated by almost 6,000 miles, the Holy Spirit forged a powerful connection between Women of Grace® founder Johnnette Williams and a young woman in Ivano-Frankivsk, Ukraine whose dream was to raise an army of women to serve God. Today, that army is in the making!

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Three Ways to Restore Faith in the Real Presence

Commentary by Susan Brinkmann, OCDS

Once again, the latest Pew Research study has found continued erosion in belief in the Real Presence of Jesus in the Eucharist among Catholics and it has kicked off another round of hand-wringing among the faithful. We’ve been blaming poor catechesis for decades, and nothing’s changed. Maybe we need to take a look at some new ideas.

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Church Calls Mass Shootings an “Epidemic” – Research Agrees

As the country mourns the loss of 34 people in the recent spate of mass murders, both the Church and scientists are warning that these shootings are an epidemic that has proven to be contagious due to the extensive media coverage that inspires copy-cat crimes.

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EMF Protection: Separating the Facts from the Fiction

We receive numerous requests for information about products that allegedly shield the human body from electro-magnetic fields (EMF) emitted by cell phones, computers, wifi, and other devices. While there is evidence that some forms of EMF exposure increase the risk of cancer, consumers need to beware of the burgeoning market for so-called EMF shields than are often more hype than help.

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