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  • Douglas Laycock
    Women to have the contraception for free, Hobby Lobby doesn’t have to pay for it
    The Opinion of the Supreme Court in the decision known as the Hobby Lobby case is lengthy -- 49 pages, not including Justice Ginsberg's 35-page Dissent -- and it is replete with clarifying statements about aspects of the issues involved that...
  • Questions that evolution cannot answer
    Questions that evolution cannot answer
    There are questions that evolution cannot answer. These questions mostly deal with God's ultimate creation : man.How did physical life come from inorganic chemicals?Life is more than matter and energy (Genesis2:7; Job 12:7-10). We know that if...
  • faith
    There is no 'nuclear option' for the Most Holy Trinity
    Boys, trying to play king, make rules so that other boys can have no possible chance of winning. This line of thinking extends all the way to the U.S. Senate. Of course, if I've offended a fiery Helen Reddy or two, girls have joined in on the...
  • Is conscience a dependable guide?
    Is conscience a dependable guide?
    Many people feel as long as one follows his conscience, he is safely on his way to heaven. Whoa! Others go so far as to say that if one goes against his conscience, he sins. Whoa, does this make sense, all the time? We need to give consideration...
  • faith
    6 Secularist-Progressive lies that hinder Jesus' healing touch
    "When Jesus came down from the mountain, great crowds followed him. And then a leper approached, did him homage, and said, 'Lord, if you wish, you can make me clean.' He stretched out his hand, touched him, and said, 'I will do it...
  • The check's not in the mail
    The check's not in the mail
    The theft of some funds meant for a local church prompted the minister of that church to wax eloquent in a column in our daily dishrag last week. “What kind of a person steals from a church?” he wanted to know. (Related question, with...
  • Edward Snowden
    Edward Snowden, NSA whistleblower and man of conscience comes forward
    A 29 year old former CIA undercover employee, Edward Joseph Snowden, came forward Sunday as the source of the recent Washington Post and Guardian disclosures about top-secret National Security Agency programs.The Guardian was the first to publicly...
  • truth
    14 ways to go from counterfeit to Catholic!
    Reading the life of Edith Stein, who became St Teresa Benedicta of the Cross, I have come face to face with the personal reality of counterfeit Catholicism. Truly, individual counterfeit discipleship effects communal discipleship on a larger scale...
  • Richard Nixon
    Bradley Manning versus Daniel Ellsberg
    You’ve come a long way baby.Not.It was better with Nixon. Oh yes.And apparently Obama really scares the man who helped bring down the 37th President. Oh pull- ease.But this column digresses. That is topic for another day.To quote Sarah Palin...
  • truth
    Is American losing its grip on reality?
    "They were both naked and they were not ashamed." Genesis 2:25Pope John Paul II's weekly Wednesday audience--which led to the formulation of the 'Theology of the Body'--stressed God'sprimordial Creativedesign for man-...
  • Duet - Christine and Raoul
    Attunement and atonement
    You don't have to be a music critic to appreciate good music and singing; you know if the instruments and voices are in tune and have good tonal quality. If the instruments are inferior and the person singing is straining or tone deaf, then...
  • truth
    Pride, conscience, and the current state of Catholicism in America
    Pride, and prestige, within the ranks of the Church runs antithetical to the Spirit of the Suffering Servant. Cafeteria Catholicism, picking and choosing moral precepts in politics and personal life, runs antithetical to the Spirit of the...
  • truth
    It is time-now-to defend the religiously informed conscience!
    The time for American Catholic reconversion is upon us. There is no longer time to mull over the possibilities of a return to our Judeao-Christian roots, for the ‘day of judgment’ has arrived in the form of secularism, relativism,...
  • Fortnight for Freedom
    Amid spin and misunderstanding, Fortnight for Freedom hits the Southern Tier
    The U.S. Catholic Bishops’ Fortnight for Freedom focuses on the religious freedom issues raised by the Obama administration’s HHS mandate. This evening, the Syracuse Diocese brings the Fortnight to Binghamton. At 7:00 p.m., St. Patrick...
  • June 8 Austin Religious Freedom Rally
    Over 150 U.S. Cities Held Religious Freedom Rallies in June-Austin,Texas
    Austin held it's 2nd Religious Freedom Rally on Friday June 8th, coinciding with over 150 cities across the nation that day-the 223rd anniverasry of the Bill Of Rights. These gatherings are a true grass roots movment with Catholics and...