Daily Quote from Blessed Teresa of Calcutta

“But I feel that the greatest destroyer of peace today is abortion, because it is a war against the child, a direct killing of the innocent child, murder by the mother herself. And if we accept that a mother can kill even her own child, how can we tell other people not to kill one another?” (Blessed Mother Teresa of […]

Defunding Planned Parenthood

February has been a momentous month in Washington with respect to defending innocent human life from abortion. On the negative side, last Friday [February 18, 2011] President Barrack Obama rescinded a 2008 executive order by President Bush that protected the conscience rights of medical students and health care workers from having to participate in immoral activities that violate their consciences. Pres. […]

How Far will the Secular Media Go with the Kermit Gosnell Story?

The absolutely gruesome story received national coverage.  When the news broke the week of January 17th about the horrific discoveries at a Philadelphia abortion facility, the story was featured on CBS News, Fox News, the Associated Press, and even the New York Times published a report. The Times buried the story on page A25 but at least they did cover […]

The Good and the Wicked

The 38th anniversary of the Supreme Court’s shameful Roe v. Wade decision last weekend did not pass unnoticed. On the positive side, hundreds of thousands descended upon Washington to pray, to march and to witness in defense of the beauty, dignity, sanctity and moral inviolability of all human life. They were greeted in Washington by many members of the most […]

The Courage to Combat Violence Done in the Name of Islam

Halloween proved to be particularly ghastly for Syrian Catholics in Baghdad as they went to Church for the Sunday afternoon Mass. During the Eucharistic Celebration at Our Lady of Deliverance Cathedral, as these Christians were peacefully and prayerfully worshipping God, nine Muslim terrorists burst into the Church, gunned down three priests in the sanctuary and with bullets and bombs attempted […]

The Fall of Icons

  A writer who practices his art at home does not want to turn his place of residence into a library warehouse.  And so, every so often, in order to maintain a dynamic equilibrium between acquisitions and dispersals, he must sift through his material and separate the transitory from the enduring.  It is a practice akin to gardening in which […]