Will Planned Parenthood Records Scandal Bring Down Kathleen Sebelius?

The largest grass roots pro-life organization in America is now calling upon Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services Secretary, to resign over the destruction of crucial Planned Parenthood records involving child rape charges during her governorship.

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Beauty and Grace In A Face

Got to thinking about Sue Brinkmann’s article on little Taya — the Down Syndrome child who landed a major contract with a top British modeling agency. Cheers for the agency! The staff there saw something more than a disability with a scary name: they saw the radiant beauty of a pure heart shining in the face of that little child.

How often we miss the truly beautiful because our eyes are jaded and our hearts are compromised by culture’s perspective. We need to be reminded that beauty, real beauty, is a reflection of God Himself. The really beautiful isn’t about facial features, skin tone, hair color, or body shape. The really beautiful is not contingent on a person’s rank on the  “normalcy” chart. No the really beautiful is experienced when one corresponds to the truth about himself — that he is a person created in the image and likeness of God.

Taya, and others with Down Syndrome, do this to perfection. They are an expression of the words Jesus spoke about Nathaniel, “There is no guile in him.” Would that these words would describe each of us. Then we would live in a really beautiful world.


Obama vs. Catholic Church Showdown Scheduled for Dec. 1

This Thursday, a critical hearing will be held by the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform to determine whether politics played a role in a recent decision by the Obama Administration to defund the Church’s highly rated human trafficking programs.

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Pope Exhorts Faithful to be “True Guardians of Life and Creation”

On the same day that representatives from over 190 countries met in South Africa to tackle the issue of climate change, Pope Benedict XVI addressed a group of Italian teenagers, urging them – and all of the faithful – to be “true guardians of life and creation”.

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Middle East Politics May Result in Much Needed Repairs for Church of the Nativity

A Palestinian government anxious to prove to the world that it can maintain historic sites of international importance is in the process of brokering a deal between three different Christian groups whose infighting has prevented much-needed renovations to one of the Holy Land’s most beloved sites – the Church of the Nativity.

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