Our Lady of Fatima and Women’s Role in World Peace

Commentary by Susan Brinkmann, OCDS

History was made in May 2017 when Women of Grace® founder, Johnnette Benkovic, now Johnnette Williams, delivered a message about the dignity and vocation of women on the world stage at the United Nations – a message delivered while standing in the shadow of the same Pilgrim Virgin Statue that first visited this global entity 65 years ago!

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Majority of Americans Want Freedom to Practice Faith in Public Square

Despite an overall decline in religious practice in America, a new study has found that 63 percent of Americans say they support a person’s freedom to practice their religion at work or elsewhere in life “even if it creates an imposition or inconvenience for others.”

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Did Chick-fil-A Cave to LGBT Bullies?

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Commentary by Susan Brinkmann, OCDS

The jury of public opinion is still arguing over whether or not Chick-fil-A caved to LGBT pressure when the company decided to stop donating to two groups that support traditional marriage; however, the company says it fully intends to continue to contribute to faith-based organizations and the LGBT community isn’t happy about it.

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Parental Authority and Gender Dysphoria in Children

The case of a Texas boy whose mother wants him to be treated as a girl against his father’s will, has raised many thorny issues, not least of which is the proper role of parental authority when it comes to addressing gender dysphoria in children.

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Judge Tosses New HHS Conscience Protection Laws

Pro-life health care workers in the United States must continue their courageous fight against discrimination in the workplace after a federal judge tossed out new rules issued by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) designed to protect them.

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Seven-Year-Old Texas Boy Opts to Attend School as a Boy

Commentary by Susan Brinkmann, OCDS

When given permission by a judge to decide how he wanted to attend school, James Younger, the seven-year-old boy whose mother insisted that he attend school as a girl, has chosen to be who he is – a boy.

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KY Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Christian Business Owner

After years of legal battles, the Christian owner of a t-shirt company who was sued by an LGBT activist group for not printing shirts promoting a pride festival, the Kentucky Supreme Court has ruled that the activists do not have the legal right to sue the establishment.

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Judge Reopens Covington Teen’s Defamation Case

A federal judge has decided to partially reverse his decision to dismiss a lawsuit filed by Covington High School teen Nicholas Sandmann against the Washington Post and is now allowing the case to move forward on several counts.

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