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Suffering, Struggle and the Christian Revolution

Suffering, Struggle and the Christian Revolution Watch

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By Deacon Keith Fournier

The Christian tradition instructs us that even undeserved and unmerited suffering, when joined in love to the sufferings of Jesus Christ, can ...

Ron Paul warns Feds may stage  'Waco styled' raid

Ron Paul warns Feds may stage 'Waco styled' raid Watch

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While Cliven Bundy, his family, their supporters, and myriad militiamen forced federal agents from the Bureau of Land Management to back off of ...

What does this say about America? More people getting food stamps than women working full-time

What does this say about America? More people getting food stamps than women working full-time Watch

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It's a distressing figure that shines a most unflattering light on affairs here in the United States. According to recent statistics, those  ...

Living Among the Pharisees

Living Among the Pharisees Watch

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By Deal W. Hudson

Since it's no longer available online, I have added Ruse's article as an addendum at the bottom. I will not quote directly from the article - ...

 Nevada cattle rancher has won fight with feds -- for now

Nevada cattle rancher has won fight with feds -- for now Watch

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For the time being, Nevada cattle rancher Cliven Bundy has appeared to have won his week-long battle with the federal government. His case has ...

Is Pope Francis Opening the Possibility of Ordaining Mature, Proven Married Men to Priesthood

Is Pope Francis Opening the Possibility of Ordaining Mature, Proven Married Men to Priesthood Watch

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By Deacon Keith Fournier

The prophetic witness of voluntary, consecrated celibacy has endured beyond the ranks of celibate clergy. It is also preserved in the inspired ...

Time for a Movement Rooted in the Real Social Doctrine of the Church

Time for a Movement Rooted in the Real Social Doctrine of the Church Watch

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By Deacon Keith Fournier

Christian social teaching challenges any notion of human freedom which begins and ends with the isolated, atomistic, person as the measure of its ...

We Lost True North: The Epidemic of Violence in the U.S. Not Caused by Guns or Knives

We Lost True North: The Epidemic of Violence in the U.S. Not Caused by Guns or Knives Watch

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By Deacon Keith Fournier

A High School and an Army Base; places which should be known as places of safety, were turned into killing fields.  A Nation pauses, grieves ...

Militias rally for fight with federal agents

Militias rally for fight with federal agents Watch

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Tensions have increased in Nevada after armed citizens from several different militia organizations arrived on the ranch of Cliven Bundy to support ...

Hired killer in California confesses to 40 murders

Hired killer in California confesses to 40 murders Watch

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If what he says is true - one of the most prolific serial killers of the past several years is now in custody. Fifty-one-year-old Jose Manuel ...

High-tech military hardware finds hilarious new use in small town America

High-tech military hardware finds hilarious new use in small town America Watch

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Costing millions of dollars, and years of research and development, the United States feverishly works to create state-of-the-art weapons and ...

Pig virus pushes pork prices up by 10 percent -- or more

Pig virus pushes pork prices up by 10 percent -- or more Watch

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A new and mysterious virus, never before seen in the United States has killed millions of baby pigs in less than a year. The pestilence is ...

TEN TIMES as many mentally ill people in U.S. prisons than in hospitals

TEN TIMES as many mentally ill people in U.S. prisons than in hospitals Watch

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Treatment of the mentally ill in the United States remains a long covered-up topic. The nation is lacking in qualified mental hospitals, or those ...

Senator Dick Durbin 'not permitted to receive Holy Communion,' Bishop says

Senator Dick Durbin 'not permitted to receive Holy Communion,' Bishop says Watch

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All must be held accountable . Bishop Thomas J. Paprocki, who heads the diocese of Springfield, Illinois says that Democratic State Senator ...

Fr. Dwight Longenecker on The Absurdity of Evil

Fr. Dwight Longenecker on The Absurdity of Evil

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By Fr Dwight Longenecker

The devil is a liar, and because he lies all the time dealing with him is like walking on quicksand or dancing in a minefield. When dealing with ...

A Mozilla Moment: Effort to Silence Supporters of Marriage by Homosexual Equivalency Activists

A Mozilla Moment: Effort to Silence Supporters of Marriage by Homosexual Equivalency Activists Watch

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By Deacon Keith Fournier

In the charged climate of the new Cultural Revolution, supporting marriage as between one man and one woman has been turned on its rhetorical ...

A Culture Without Urbanity

A Culture Without Urbanity Watch

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By Deal W. Hudson

This deficiency cannot be blamed on the Left or the Right - we are all to blame for letting politics ruin our manners and damage our capacity for ...

Borders as Periphery: The Prophetic Church of the New Franciscans, Pope Francis and Cardinal Sean O'Malley

Borders as Periphery: The Prophetic Church of the New Franciscans, Pope Francis and Cardinal Sean O'Malley Watch

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By Deacon Keith Fournier

Giving the Body and Blood of Jesus to a brother in the Lord through a border fence speaks prophetically of the saving mission of the Church. The ...

Matt Abbott on the New Book: 'The Love That Made Mother Teresa'

Matt Abbott on the New Book: 'The Love That Made Mother Teresa' Watch

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By Matt C. Abbott

The visions she saw were dark and apocalyptic. In the book I compare them to the visions of Fatima; I think there are a lot of similar themes. In ...

Archbishop promises to sell $2.2 million mansion to live somewhere 'modest'

Archbishop promises to sell $2.2 million mansion to live somewhere 'modest' Watch

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Bending to pressure, the Archbishop of Atlanta, Wilton Gregory says he will sell his $2.2 million mansion. Gregory was only able to enjoy the ...

Poll finds widespread cynicism among Americans over political system

Poll finds widespread cynicism among Americans over political system Watch

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While being the world's proudest democracy, many Americans have a deeply cynical view of the nation's political process. According to a recent ...

Survey says Obamacare will cost large companies between $4,800 and $5,900 more per employee

Survey says Obamacare will cost large companies between $4,800 and $5,900 more per employee Watch

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Big business says that they will definitely be on the losing end when it comes to implementing health care reform. The American Health Policy ...

LAWSUIT: Nevadans say they signed up - but received no health care coverage

LAWSUIT: Nevadans say they signed up - but received no health care coverage Watch

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Right after the deadline for Affordable Health Care comes and goes, a group of Nevadans are now suing the state. According to the suit, the state ...

NOT AGAIN! Nation mourns following senseless shooting rampage at Ft. Hood

NOT AGAIN! Nation mourns following senseless shooting rampage at Ft. Hood Watch

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A mass shooting at Ft. Hood in Texas has left 3 people, plus the shooter dead and 11 others with wounds of various severity. The shooting occurred ...

The Man Who Understood American Culture

The Man Who Understood American Culture

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By Deal W. Hudson

If the reader is confused by the present cultural tumult, and as a person of faith wonders what lies in the future and what got us here, Marion ...

Will Marriage Solve The Priests' Problems?

Will Marriage Solve The Priests' Problems?

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By Fr Dwight Longenecker

We have a newspaper headline stuck on our fridge which says, "Married Priests favor Celibacy From Personal Experience." I'm one of them, and my wife ...

Archbishop Wilton Gregory is the Bishop of Humility and Accountability

Archbishop Wilton Gregory is the Bishop of Humility and Accountability Watch

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By Deacon Keith Fournier

The quick attempt by some in the media to categorize this matter and this good Bishop by trying to squeeze this story into the template of the so ...

Customer complains of satanic symbols in cuppa joe

Customer complains of satanic symbols in cuppa joe Watch

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A Starbucks barista showed questionable taste in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. While drawing pretty pictures on top of a morning latte can be a ...