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  • Double Standard for Gay Rights?
    If homosexuality was normal, why do people hide the fact - Post by Bob Laird, 3/2/2011

    “Earlier this week the Obama Administration indicated that they were not going to enforce DOMA (Defense of Marriage Act), thinking that by doing so, it would open up the floodgates for states to approve same-sex marriage. The Obama Administration is trying remove the legal barriers to establish a new "norm" for same-sex marriage. ... ”

  • The Heart of the Matter
    Post by Patricia Pitkus Bainbridge, 3/2/2011

    “This morning (March 2, 2011) history was made in Ohio when the State House Health Committee "heard testimony" offered by two pre-born babies. Yes, you read correctly. During a hearing on HB 125 (known as the "Heartbeat Bill") ultra sound images of two in-utero babies were projected on a screen for all to see. Committee members and others were able to see the babies' arms and legs moving as well as colored images of their beating hearts. One of the pre-born babies is only nine weeks. ... ”

  • Being Christlike 24/7
    Encountering Christ in Daily Life - Post by Bob Laird, 2/26/2011

    “I could not but help to reflect on Patricia Bainbridge's post, "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly" as she sees fellow bloggers (and I would extend that beyond just blogging) harshly criticizing someone, but then telling them that "I'll pray for you." ... ”

  • Faithful Blogging
    "The Truth Will Set Us Free" - Post by Stu Nolan, 2/23/2011

    “Patricia Bainbridge raises an excellent point in her SoapBox post entitled "The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly". There is indeed a wealth of information available online to support apologetics, catechesis, and evangelism, but it is also a place where the otherwise faithful are challenged by subtle yet powerful temptations. ... ”

  • The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
    Post by Patricia Pitkus Bainbridge, 2/22/2011

    “The title of the classic 1966 movie, "The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly", provides an accurate description of what is happening in certain arenas located in what has become known as the "blogosphere." As a morally neutral agent, the blogosphere may be used for good or for bad?but, in some cases, it also can be downright ugly. ... ”

  • United Nations claims mankind is destroying life on earth
    Catholics can certainly agree on that statement - Post by Dianne Phelan, 10/19/2010

    “The central claim of a UN conference on biodiversity ( this week is: "We are destroying life on Earth." ... ”

  • Best Kept Secret: Adult Stem Cells?
    Adult Stem Cells Credited in Helping MS Patient - Post by Theo Tigno, 10/8/2010

    “Here's an excerpt from an article by David Prentice ... ... ”

  • The Left's Own Religious Axiom: Tolerance For Me, But Not For Thee
    The Firing of Prof. Ken Howell - Post by Dianne Phelan, 7/14/2010

    “An article posted July 9, 2010 on the Fox News website stated that Professor Ken Howell was fired from his adjunct teaching job at the University of Illinois because a student accused him of engaging in hate speech. Apparently the student found Professor Howell's natural law defense of Church teaching on the immorality of homosexual acts to be "hateful". On several levels, this is a disturbing, if not surprising, turn of events. ... ”

  • When Schools Are Jobs Programs -- But Only for Teachers
    Post by Stu Nolan, 6/6/2010

    “Madeleine Sackler writes in the Wall Street Journal of a compelling new documentary, "The Lottery", that ( exposes the tremendous desire of desperate parents to win precious too few openings for their children in schools where the students have a chance to succeed. The increasing popularity of homeschooling and charter schools underscores the growing distrust in government schools. ... ”

  • May local councils of the Knights of Columbus expel pro-abortion members?
    Post by Stu Nolan, 5/22/2010

    “Reportedly, the Knights of Columbus' lead attorney, known as the Supreme Advocate, believes local councils may not expel public figures who are members and who promote abortion with their public acts. I understand that Catholic News Agency broke this story, which you may read ( here. You may view some not unexpectedly sharp commentary on the topic ( here. ... ”

  • Is pornography going out of style?
    - Post by Stu Nolan, 5/22/2010

    “Wall Street Journal columnist Eric Felten raises ( here the intriguing notion that Apple Computer's Steve Jobs is finding pornography inconsistent with the stylish image of the Mac. With the Internet providing historically unparalleled access to smut, it is interesting the Apple is potentially interested in serving as a gatekeeper and not just a gateway. ... ”

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