On this feast day for the great St. Thomas More, watch this excerpt from the Academy Award winning film, “A Man for All Seasons.” Paul Scofield won best actor for his portrayal of Thomas More, the man of great conscience … More…
You own a bakery. You’re Catholic. You are in love with your faith and strive mightily to live your faith, not just in your private life, but your public life. One day, two men walk in your door and ask you to bake them a “wedding cake.” You tell them that because of your religious convictions, you cannot honor their request, that your faith defines a marriage as being between one man and one woman. The men sue, citing discrimination. Welcome to the flashpoint of modern culture, where tolerance meets intolerance … More…
By Tom Quiner
Religious freedom is the lifeblood of America.
In Poland, the Nazis and the Communists did everything they could to stamp out the Catholic Church and to destroy God in the eyes of the people.
Pope John Paul II arrived on June 2nd, 1979. He asked the million Poles gathered for Mass a simple question: what is a man without our Savior, Jesus Christ?
Simple question. The massed Poles erupted with a simple answer: “we want God.”
In other words, they acknowledged that we are nothing without God in our lives, that the state should not be an obstacle to publicly putting our faith into practice.
Watch the domino effect unleashed that moment today at the Fleur Cinema as we screen Newt Gingrich’s great documentary: “9 Days that Changed the World.”
Truth is stranger than fiction. This is riveting history. I encourage Quiner’s Diners readers in the greater Des Moines area to come on out to the Fleur Cinema at 4545 Fleur Drive at 11AM to catch this wonderful film.
There is one showing only. The price is $7 for adults and $6 for students.
See you there!
The winds of oppression are building to a gale force. The first blast, the HHS Mandate, did grave damage to our freedom of religion. The president and his party were insistent: Catholics had to let go of their religious consciences and begin paying for contraception, abortifacients, and sterilizations. The second blast may be worse … More…