There is no room for compromise on the settled issues of our faith. There are two major social issues up for debate this election cycle that are settled issues of our faith. Marriage is between one man and one woman. And life begins at the moment of conception; so, abortion is murder.
It is the Christians, particularly my Catholic brothers and sisters who don’t stand with us on these issues, who distress me the most.
” ‘Dachau is wrong’ is not a fact. Gravity IS a fact. But ‘Dachau is wrong’ is not a fact. I think it’s wrong, but I can’t prove it.”Read More
By Tom Quiner The quote above is particularly relevant today. The Supreme Court is hearing a watershed case to determine if liberal elites can force their morality, their religion, on Christians, Muslims, and Jews. You know the story. The president, in another of his deceitful maneuvers, imposed the HHS Mandate on businesses. Under the Obama…Read More
A lie is determined by intention.
If someone makes a claim knowing the claim is false, that is a lie. He intended to deceive, or lie, by intentionally stating an untruth.
If someone makes a claim he sincerely believed to be true, and it later turns out not to be true, that is not a lie. He did not intend to deceive and believed in the veracity of his claim, even if later events prove those claims wrong.
Most politicians speak untruths at some point, simply because they cannot always control legislative outcomes.
George H. W. Bush famously promised, “Read my lips, no new taxes.”
One of my best friends is a liberal. I think she’s okay with that label. She is one of the finest people I know, a truly beautiful human being. She is a lifelong Roman Catholic whose Church holds a central place in her life. Her faith has been her rock in getting her through life’s vicissitudes. I respect her and I love her. I am truly amazed at how differently we see the world …Read More
“Some will rejoice in today’s decision, and some will despair at it; that is the nature of a controversy that matters so much to so many. But the Court has cheated both sides, robbing the winners of an honest victory, and the losers of the peace that comes from a fair defeat. We owed both of them better. I dissent.” — Justice Anthony ScaliaRead More
“Lots of people are criticizing Pope Francis’ teaching earlier this week, as if he’s deviating from the Church’s teaching on the need to proclaim the good news. Contrary to what you may read in the media, please notice, nowhere does he even suggest – much less teach – that avowed atheists are saved. Instead, what he actually says is so obviously true and open to a perfectly fair and benign reading … “Read More
We’ve lost the ability to communicate. The United States of America is no longer united by a single language. I’m not talking about English. I’m talking about the moral language.Read More
Our hearts are restless until they rest in you.Read More