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  • [Catholic Caucus] British Bishops Abolish “Father” and “Mother”

    11/14/2017 6:17:02 PM PST · by ebb tide · 7 replies
    Gloria TV ^ | November 14, 2017 | Gloria TV
    A British Government education watchdog ordered the Holy Ghost Catholic Primary School in London to remove “mother” and “father” in their admission form in order to please “separated, step and gay parents”. The Bishops’ Catholic Education Service, known for accommodating to gay ideology, is now drafting a new form for its 2,230 Catholic schools. The form will only refer to “the family”. Many schools already use “parent 1” and “parent 2”. The Sunday Times cites an expert who called this decision “profoundly undemocratic, illiberal and a capitulation to a form of politically correct fascism”.
  • Marxist Feminism’s Ruined Lives

    09/03/2014 1:50:56 PM PDT · by servo1969 · 64 replies
    Frontpagemag.com ^ | 9-2-2014 | Mallory Millett
    “When women go wrong men go right after them.” – Mae West “Socialism is a philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy; its inherent virtue is the equal sharing of misery.” Winston Churchill wrote this over a century ago. During my junior year in high school, the nuns asked about our plans for after we graduated. When I said I was going to attend State University, I noticed their disappointment. I asked my favorite nun, “Why?” She answered, “That means you’ll leave four years later a communist and an atheist!” What a giggle we girls...
  • Family of three die after falling into boiling mud as sink hole opens up in volcanic area in Italy

    09/12/2017 9:20:16 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 49 replies
    telegraph.co.uk ^ | 12 September 2017 • 4:18pm | Nick Squires, Rome
    An Italian couple and their 11-year-old son died in a freak accident on Tuesday when they fell into a 10ft-deep hole that suddenly opened up in a highly active volcanic area near Naples. Police said the child strayed beyond safety barriers and was swallowed up by the pit, plunging into boiling hot mud at the Solfatara Crater in Pozzuoli, part of a huge volcanic area known as the Campi Flegrei or Phlegrean Fields. His father, 45, reportedly rushed to his rescue but also fell into the sink-hole. The boy’s mother, 42, then went to their aid, but she too was...
  • Kudos to Evangelicals

    08/30/2017 11:39:03 AM PDT · by heterosupremacist · 5 replies
    http://www.catholicleague.org ^ | 08/29/2017 | Bill Donohue
    Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a statement issued by evangelical leaders August 29: The Catholic League has a long history of mutual cooperation with evangelical Christians on a host of cultural issues. In that spirit, we condemn the unfair attacks against the statement on marriage, family and sexuality that was signed by more than 150 evangelical leaders following their conference in Nashville last week. “Hateful,” “homophobic,” “anti-LGBT” are among the hysterical condemnations of the statement flying around print, broadcast and social media. But the statement is none of those things. While restating long-held Christian teaching that marriage is...
  • Prayers requested for My Mother and Family

    08/22/2017 6:34:58 PM PDT · by mabarker1 · 142 replies
    Http://www.freerepublic.com ^ | 08/22/2017 | Self
    I'm asking for Prayers for My Mother and the Family Tonight and over the next days please. Mom is 92 as of 08/03/17. We held a small Family Birthday Party for Her that day and She was doing fairly well at the time, She recognized Me at the time and it was a fairly good day for everyone. I got a call Today that She is no longer eating or drinking and it won't be long before She goes to be with God. I'm leaving ASAP to be with Her. She is in Hospice Care at the Nursing Home. She...
  • With Age Comes New Vulnerabilities That Can Make Any of Us Susceptible to Elder Abuse

    08/19/2017 10:51:41 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 15 replies
    The Association of Mature American Citizens ^ | August 17, 2017 | John Grimaldi
    ‘It is no longer unusual for us to live to be as old as 80, 90 and 100 years or more’WASHINGTON, DC – Reports of physical and financial abuse of the elderly are on the rise throughout the country. It’s a crime that, experts say, is largely under-reported. But, a new light needs to be shed on this dirty little secret, says Dan Weber, president of the Association of Mature American Citizens [AMAC].“Older Americans are easy targets in most cases. Many of them depend on caregivers for survival and that makes them beholden and vulnerable. It also can make them...
  • Cardinal Sarah: The new revolutionaries are trying to destroy the Christian family

    08/16/2017 8:05:31 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 4 replies
    Catholic Herald ^ | August 16, 2017 | Nick Hallett
    People once again need to rise up like the Vendée Catholics and Royalists, the cardinal addedModern Western advocates of abortion and population control in Africa are like the French revolutionaries who massacred the people of Vendée, Cardinal Robert Sarah has said.In a homily honouring the Vendée martyrs, published online by Famille Chrétienne, Cardinal Sarah praised the region and its inhabitants for resisting atheistic republicanism during the Revolution, but said that the Church and the traditional family still faced persecution.“Who will rise today for God?” the cardinal asked. “Who will dare to confront the modern persecutors of the Church? Who will...
  • 18 Manly scents

    08/16/2017 5:05:41 PM PDT · by vannrox · 102 replies
    The Art of Manlness ^ | 8JUL13 | Brett & Kate McKay
    Just about four years ago we published a post on 15 Manly Smells. The article received a ton of comments from folks who wanted to add their own favorite manly smells to the list, and the other day I found myself lost in enjoyment reading over them all again. So many of the additions were so great and evocative and so worthy of mention, and as the first post was one of my all-time favorites, I couldn’t resist compiling another edition. Enjoy and add your still unmentioned favorites to the comments!Black Coffee “My favorite scent, not just manly scent,...
  • Disney's pro-gay cartoon for preschoolers: 12 facts you need to know

    08/11/2017 6:46:47 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 40 replies
    Lifesite News ^ | August 9, 2017 | Claire Chretien
    Disney Junior released an episode of a cartoon aimed at preschoolers that depicted two "married" lesbian moms. Doc McStuffins, a show about an aspiring doctor who "fixes" toys with help from friends, featured a family led by two "moms" in its August 5 episode "The Emergency Plan." Although Doc McStuffins has been praised by many cultural critics for its depiction of a young African-American female doctor, it's now under fire for its most recent episode pushing same-sex "marriage." Here are 12 facts about Doc McStuffins. The creator of the show, Chris Nee, is in a same-sex 'marriage.' Michelle Obama...
  • The Importance of Fathers (According to Science)

    08/11/2017 6:13:42 AM PDT · by vannrox · 9 replies
    The Art of Manlness ^ | June 19, 2015 | Brett and Kate McKay
    In 1960, only 10% of children were raised without a father in the home.Today, 40% are.There are many reasons behind this sobering statistic. The clichéd case of a man knocking up a woman, and then leaving town never to return certainly still occurs.But sometimes a man’s ex-wife petitions for primary custody of their kids, and sympathetic family courts unjustly grant this request about 80% of the time.And there is an increasing number of women — who for various reasons cannot or do not want to raise their children with a boyfriend or husband — who intentionally choose to become...
  • A little good news for a change...

    07/29/2017 11:15:14 AM PDT · by Openurmind · 24 replies
    7/29/17 | Myself
    A little light to share in this world of Wrong. Sitting here waiting for my eleventh Grandchild to be born. :) It never gets old or normal and it is always such a joy... :)
  • The Greatest Generation Just lost another Hero

    07/20/2017 8:42:54 PM PDT · by slouper · 69 replies
    Me | 08/20/17 | SCB
    I just wanted to let the community know that my Dad past away last night at 95 years . He was an American hero, a World War II B17 pilot with the 8th Air Force 379th Bomb Group out of Kimbolton Airfield England. He flew 25 missions and returned to be an B29 flight instructor at Roswell New Mexico. He became a petroleum engineer after graduating from OU and travelled the world with his family drilling wells for Mobil Oil and providing energy for all of us. BTW, I asked him about the Roswell incident , he was there at...
  • Trump Delivers A Warning To Mueller

    07/20/2017 9:31:37 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 52 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 07/19/17 | Alex Pfeiffer
    President Donald Trump told The New York Times Wednesday that it would be improper for special counsel Robert Mueller to investigate his family’s finances in a manner not related to the probe into Russian election interference. Mueller, a registered Republican, has hired at least seven Democratic donors to join his investigative team, including one attorney who donated roughly $34,000 to federal Democratic candidates. Trump has previously called this hiring practice “ridiculous,” and was asked by the Times whether he would ever order the Justice Department to fire Mueller. He said he would not do so, but he did say that...
  • We’re Raising Our Boys to be “Dangerous” Men

    07/17/2017 9:10:47 PM PDT · by DWW1990 · 18 replies
    Trevor Grant Thomas.com ^ | 7/18/2017 | Trevor Grant Thomas
    My wife Michelle and I have three sons and one daughter. Much to the dismay of foolish, so-called “feminists” like Jody Allard, we’re raising every one of them to be “dangerous,” though, not in the sense that Ms. Allard imagines. It’s worse—much, much, worse. In case you missed it, Ms. Allard is the infamous mother who—while longing for “safe,” “feminist men,” and lamenting the allegedly numerous men who populate the so-called “rape culture,”—has more than once publicly shamed her two sons. I suppose the young men—both in their late teens—should at least be thankful that their angry, deceived, corrupted-by-liberalism mother...
  • Illinois Purges Social Workers And Foster Families Who Don’t ‘Facilitate’ Transgenderism

    05/30/2017 7:58:35 PM PDT · by Mafe · 27 replies
    The Federalist ^ | May 30, 2017 | Mary Hasson
    The science-deniers are running the LGBTQ show over at the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS), and dissenters will not be tolerated. The department’s new “enhanced” policies promoting the “well-being of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer/Questioning (LGBTQ) children and youth in the Department’s care” ratchet in one direction only: encouraging children towards LGBTQ identities. DCFS has drawn a rainbow-colored line in the sand, announcing it “will not tolerate exposing LGBTQ children and youth to staff/providers who are not supportive of children and youths’ right to self-determination of sexual/gender identity.”
  • Schneider: the Catholic family is the first bulwark against the current great apostasy[Cath Caucus]

    05/21/2017 8:00:44 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 1 replies
    Voice of the Family ^ | May 19, 2017 | Bishop Athanasius Schneider
    This address was delivered by His Excellency Bishop Athanasius Schneider, auxiliary bishop of Astana in Kazakhstan, on 19 May 2017 at the fourth annual Rome Life Forum, which is organised by Voice of the Family. The family has been created immediately by God, so the Magisterium of the Church teaches us (cf. Pius XI., Encyclical Divini illius magistri, 12). Pope Leo XIII says in his magisterial encyclical on marriage and family: “Marriage has God for its Author, and was from the very beginning a kind of foreshadowing of the Incarnation of His Son; and therefore there abides in it something holy...
  • Falling Off the Demographic Cliff

    05/20/2017 2:24:26 PM PDT · by NYer · 51 replies
    Crisis Magazine ^ | May 15, 2017 | WILLIAM KILPATRICK
    Friends who visit Europe with large families in tow tell me they soon become “tourist attractions” themselves.Europeans are used to Muslims with large families. But Americans? People from a prosperous developed nation? How odd. Don’t they know that children get in the way of self-fulfillment? That population growth is bad for the environment?The visiting Americans with large families are almost invariably Christians—another segment of European society that, along with children, seems to be on the way out. In 2016 more than 90,000 people dropped out of the Church of Sweden, and Norway’s State Church lost more than 25,000 members...
  • Father and son reunite while deployed to Afghanistan

    04/28/2017 8:38:02 AM PDT · by MtnClimber · 4 replies
    Air Force Times/Army Times ^ | 24 Apr, 2017 | Rachael Kalinyak
    After two years of being apart, Benjamin TenBrink and his father Carl TenBrink were recently reunited in Afghanistan, according to Stars and Stripes. Benjamin, 23, serves as an Air Force senior airman and provides logistical support at Bagram Air Field. His father Carl, 41, is a chief warrant officer in the Army. After being stationed in Weisbaden, Germany, for two years, he now works as the personal security agent for Major General Richard Kaiser, the commander of Combined Security Transition Command. “Before Benjamin and I met up in February, it had been two years since I had seen him because...
  • 2017 Rome Life Forum to address ‘tragic errors’ Our Lady of Fatima predicted [Cath Cauc]

    04/26/2017 10:34:55 AM PDT · by ebb tide · 4 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | April 25, 2017 | Claire Chretien
    ROME, Italy, April 25, 2017 (LifeSiteNews) – Next month, pro-life and pro-family leaders from around the world will gather for two days before the Rome March for Life to strategize on overcoming the crisis in the Catholic Church and international threats to life and family. "The 2017 Rome Life Forum comes at a critical time in the life of the Church: 100 years after the apparitions of Our Lady of Fatima calling for repentance and conversion, and just over a year after the publication of Amoris Laetitia," said John-Henry Westen, editor-in-chief and co-founder of LifeSiteNews. "The pro-life and pro-family movement...
  • Why Are Black College Graduates Less Wealthy than Other Grads?

    04/14/2017 7:58:30 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 100 replies
    National Review ^ | 04/14/2017 | Mona Charen
    The headline was numbingly familiar: “For Blacks, College is Not An Equalizer.” The op-ed in the Washington Post by Ray Boshara explored what he called a “troubling paradox,” namely that so many well-educated black Americans “feel so economically insecure.” It’s a startling fact, Boshara continued, “that blacks with college degrees have lost wealth over the past generation.” White college graduates “saw their wealth soar by 86 percent” between 1992 and 2013, while black college graduates experienced a loss of 55 percent over the same period. I made a little bet with myself as I read the piece: “Two-to-one he doesn’t...