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

IMG_2324Commentary by Susan Brinkmann, OCDS

History was made this year when Women of Grace® founder, Johnnette Benkovic, delivered a message about the dignity and vocation of women to 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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Agenda 21, The Earth Charter (Gaia Hypothesis), Green Cross International

CE writes: “You have had a couple of shows on the subject of new age religion and on socialism and it’s deceptiveness.  Are you aware of Agenda 21, the Green Cross organization, the Earth Charter religion ( based on Gaia)? This is all tied together to the One World movement. It is in the schools as being nice to everyone and the environment. It is in federal, state and county laws. It is on TV and in politics. It is everywhere but it all sounds nice and friendly. Who can be against taking care of the environment and each other? Aren’t we called to do that as Catholics? It all sounds ok but it is all aimed at moving us and our children and youth to accepting the new world order which is beyond communism. . . “

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Planned Parenthood Wants Sex Ed For Children as Young as 10

By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS
Staff Journalist 

A new report by the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) is advocating comprehensive sex education for children as young as 10 and accuses Catholics and Muslims of denying youth access to these programs.

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Holy See Says Economic Crisis Will Compromise Human Rights

By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS
Staff Writer 

The Holy See’s permanent observer to the United Nations is warning about the dramatic social consequences of the global recession which could cause a rise in power of governments with a “dubious commitment to democracy” and push an additional 53 million people below the threshold of living on less than $2 a day.

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Vatican Official Warns U.N. About Creating “New” Rights

by Susan Brinkmann, OCDS
Staff Writer

Speaking on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights on Dec. 10, Archbishop Silvano Tomasi, Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations, warned about creating “new” human rights based on self-serving ideologies rather than on nature and the common good.

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