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Courage International is a lifeline for Catholics living with SSA...

Have you heard of Courage International? It is the official Catholic apostolate for men, women, and their loved ones who struggle with SSA (same-sex attraction). I have a very dear young friend by the name of Andrés, a beautiful young Latino man who was born and raised in Mexico, where he still lives. I recently learned more about his story...

What happens if Ruth Bader Ginsburg remains too sick to work?

In the past two months, Ruth Bader Ginsburg has fractured three ribs and had two cancerous nodules removed from her left lung. She was absent from oral argument last week and will miss this week’s arguments as well. Doctors say they expect her to be back on the bench in February, and until then she will review transcripts from her home and participate in the court’s decision-making remotely...

This is mesmerizing: Watch how honeybees defend their nests against wasp attacks...

“This is about honeybee or Apis Dorsata. This 'wave' is utilized against wasps and is referred to as 'shimmering' behavior or defense waving. Bees in the outer layer thrust their abdomens 90 degrees in an upward direction and shake them in a synchronous way. This may be accompanied by stroking of the wings. The signal is transmitted to nearby workers that also adopt the posture...

The No. 1 reason average Catholics don’t evangelize...

The data doesn’t lie. In what they personally believe about salvation, most Catholics are closer to Universalists than they are to Catholic doctrine – that is they believe that being a “good" person will get you to heaven. Catholics aren’t alone. Many modern Christians believe in what could at least be described as a quasi-universalism...

Millennials turn against Roe v. Wade when they learn what it really does...

A plurality of millennials supports the full reversal of Supreme Court decisions that enshrined abortion on demand until fetal viability, according to a new study commissioned by the nation’s largest pro-life student organization. The survey of 18-34-year-olds found only 7 percent who support unrestricted, federally funded abortion...

5 tips for evangelizing and shepherding Generation Z...

According to James Emery White in his book Meet Generation Z: Understanding and Reaching the New Post-Christian World, the culture of Generation Z is one of unfettered access to information, radical autonomy mixed with virtual connectedness, and statistically less religious identity (p. 49). Unfortunately, this is the first generation that has without exception been terribly affected by relativism in all of its ugly forms...

Beware false doctrines — especially when they’re dressed up in traditional Church language...

If there are problems with the foundation of the house the whole house shudders and creaks. The house that’s built on sand shifts and falls, and one of the major cracks in the modern church, one of the quickest of quicksand foundations is the modernist re-interpretation of the faith. Those who re-interpret believe the old, old story is out of date and needs to be made accessible and relevant for modern man...

Annual poll shows 75 percent of U.S. adults want “substantial” restrictions on abortion...

Just in time for the annual March for Life, an annual poll of Americans' views on abortion shows that 75 percent want "substantial" restrictions on abortion access even as more than half of respondents describe themselves as "pro-choice." Conducted by the Marist Poll at Marist College, the survey of 1,066 adults Jan...

Optimism and pessimism are equally dangerous because both God and the devil are full of surprises...

This month marks the 46th anniversary of the Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision, which effectively legalized abortion on demand. It also marks another annual March for Life, this year on January 18. It’s a time to look back and look ahead. The abortion struggle of the past four decades teaches a very useful lesson. Evil talks a lot about “tolerance” when it’s weak...

We prolifers ought to work harder at winning and not so hard at being seen as winners...

While visiting Texas recently I observed two rather different approaches to accommodating Latino migrants released from federal detention into the United States—and learned a lesson applicable to the pro-life movement. At one non-denominational church, Christians received a Latino family into their care. The pastor promptly scheduled a press conference...