Posts Tagged ‘religion’

‘If you like your religion, you can keep your religion’…unless you’re Catholic nuns

by Kelly Bartlett Jan. 28, 2014 (Mercatornet) - As we all know now, when President Obama repeatedly preached the tenet, “If you like your health care plan, you can keep your health care plan,” what he really meant was that you could keep your insurance, not if you liked it, but if he liked…

Religion and AIDS

The Catholic Church has often been criticized for its opposition to the use of condoms in relation to preventing the spread of HIV infections. Religion is not the enemy according to a recently published book, “Religion and AIDS in Africa,” by Jenny Trinitapoli and Alexander Weinreb, (Oxford University Press).

Masses for the Dead, Papal Transition, and False Religions

“Show me a religion that doesn’t pray for the dead, show me a religion without color, without drama, without traditions, without sorrow and joy and humanity, and I’ll show you the most depressing, unnatural, unhuman thing ever created on the face of the earth. “

Communique Regarding Appointment of New President of Institute for the Works of Religion

Here is the text of the communique released by the Holy See Press Office regarding the appointment of the new President of the Supervisory Board for the Institute for the Works of Religion, Ernst von Freyburg. * * *
The Commission of Cardinals for…

Abortion is a ‘sacred value’?: the pro-choice movement finds religion

by Jonathon van Maren It’s not often that an abortion advocate writes or does something that actually surprises me. I’ve seen them compare babies to excrement and to parasites, I’ve seen them claim that pro-life women don’t actually qualify as females, and I’ve seen them dressed up in enormous…

Long-time Michigan roadside nativity resurrected

Warren, Mich., Dec 18, 2012 / 04:01 am (CNA).- A 67-year-old tradition of placing a nativity scene on a public median in Warren, Mich. has been re-established after a four-year legal battle involving the Freedom From Religion Foundation.

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Pro-choice reporter admits power of conversion stories of former abortion workers

by Eric Scheidler December 14, 2012 (Prolifeaction) - An article appeared this week in the left-wing online magazine Religion Dispatches about the Pro-Life Action League’s September 22 conference, “CONVERTED: From Abortion Providers to Pro-Life Act…

Jack Kerouac, John Lennon & Bob Marley All Embraced Traditional Faith & Values In Their Latter Days

Their stories are as old as time but worth repeating in this present age where so many seem to think they are too smart for God, religion and all of His love and grace. I must admit that being a fan of contemporary music and literature, I threw the stories of Jack Kerouac, John Lennon [...]

Luke 21:34-36 Come, Lord Jesus!

Luke 21:34-36  Come, Lord Jesus! (Click here for readings) Jesus said to his disciples:  “Beware that your hearts do not become drowsy from carousing and drunkenness and  the anxieties of daily life, and that day catch you by surprise…

Leftism as a Religion

Men shall be lovers of themselves, covetous, haughty, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, ungrateful, wicked, 2 Timothy 3:2   Dennis Praeger has a brilliant post up at National Review Online in which he describes leftism as a subsitute religion: Within mainstream Protestantism and Catholicism, the same dominance of leftist values exists. The United States Conference of Catholic [...]

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