January 16, 2021
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Welcome to Our Future

In 1971, the average U.S. income was $10,600. The cost of a new house was $25,250; however, if you were just starting out, you could rent and pay your landlord an average monthly sum of $150. And if you had an extra $3,579 to spare, a spanking new...

A Bag of Stones

When Pope Francis said early in his papacy who are we to judge in relation to homosexuality, he added a layer of complexity, not only to his public perception, but the Catholic Church as a whole. The Bible seems to underscore the plain meaning of...

Jordan Peterson: Apostle or Genius?

Dr Jordan Peterson was once asked about abortion. After disclaiming that he had an answer good enough to reveal, the professor, psychologist, and best-selling author replied: ‘Abortion is clearly wrong. I don’t think anybody debates that. You...

The Florida Bishops on Abortion and Contraception

On the anniversary of Roe v. Wade, January 22, 2019, the Florida Conference of Catholic Bishops published a pastoral letter that was signed by every bishop and included in parish bulletins across the state. It began by citing this powerful passage...

From “Bronx Cheer” to Rousing “Bravo”

The “Bronx cheer,” as every New Yorker knows, is made by placing the tongue between the lips and blowing in rude fashion to signal derision toward something or someone. “Bravo” needs no explanation. Not long ago Cardinal Dolan’s pronouncements on...

How Did We Get Here?

I must admit that I am somewhat surprised by the reaction of many moderates and conservatives to the now infamous abortion law passed in the New York Senate. Suddenly people are stunned that babies can be killed right up to the moment of birth. Many...

Crocodile Tears for the Constitution

“It does violence to the Constitution and the vision of our founders to appoint such a person in such a manner to be the chief legal officer in our country.”—Nancy Pelosi. In the above quotation, Pelosi is referring to President Trump’s appointment...

Have We Become Insensitive to Violence?

Sadly, it is true. The violence that was rare a few years ago is becoming more of a day to day activity in our chaotic society. The killings are all too common and since the motive for much of this violence is not always so clear, we seem powerless...