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Tue, 25 Apr 2017 02:42:32 +0000Female genital mutilation (FGM) has unfortunately been in the news recently with the arrests of several people in Michigan allegedly involved in the practice. The World Health Organization has declared that FGM “is a violation of the human rights of girls and women.” But, it has recently been learned, the New York Times won’t use that [...]
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 19:58:01 +0000A Sunday item in the San Francisco Chronicle covered what reporter Justin Phillips has found is a major challenge for that city’s restaurateurs. You see, many of them are struggling with how much virtue-signaling is appropriate in the wake of the election of Donald Trump and that city’s defiant insistence on remaining an illegal-immigrant sanctuary. [...]
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Mon, 24 Apr 2017 09:55:16 +0000From Denver, Colorado: Apr 20, 2017 / 12:11 am It seems providential that a new order of Discalced Carmelite nuns, whose charism is to know and to make known the glory of the Holy Trinity, has arrived to Denver to care for the archdiocese’s Holy Trinity Center. The six Allied Discalced Carmelites of the Holy [...]
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 01:59:24 +0000The combination of losing the House, and then the Senate, and then the presidency (to Donald Trump, of all people), while losing over 900 other legislative and executive branch seats in states throughout the land, has apparently led Tom Perez, the Democratic Party’s new chairman, to believe that the party must curse its way back [...]
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 19:27:29 +0000On the day after Earth Day’s “March for Science,” it seems appropriate to point to a column by University of Michigan History Professor Juan Cole in The Nation, a far-far-left publication considered a credible and authoritative go-to-source by the liberal intelligentsia. On April 18, Cole, echoing statements made during their final years in power by [...]
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 17:01:59 +0000From Bridgeport, Connecticut: Apr 23, 2017 / 03:08 am Personal stories about God’s mercy at work in the world today are the focus of a recent Catholic-produced documentary on Divine Mercy. “These testimonies remind us that Divine Mercy is not just a devotion or theological concept – it is alive, it is present, and it [...]
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Sat, 22 Apr 2017 18:17:44 +0000As Nicholas Fondacaro at NewsBusters noted on Friday, MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow’s obsession with the money raised for President Donald Trump’s inauguration went into overdrive the previous evening. During the same show, Maddow combined that obsession with another one shared by most of the news media — the absolute necessity to avoid blaming Venezuela’s dire economic [...]
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 15:00:38 +0000From Portland, Oregon (video at link): 3:47 PM. PDT April 21, 2017 A Portland woman is thanking a paramedic and the team at Legacy Emanuel for saving her life. Roya Quirk married the love of her life, Steven, last August. Fast-forward to February, and she thought she hurt her ankle, possibly, while working out. It [...]
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Fri, 21 Apr 2017 14:08:36 +0000The press’s determination to gin up criticism of President Donald Trump at every conceivable turn was on clear display yesterday at the Associated Press. In its timeline coverage of the Paris terrorist attack which left one police officer dead and two seriously wounded, the AP twisted Trump’s comment that it “looks like another terrorist attack.” [...]
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Fri, 21 Apr 2017 09:55:18 +0000From Fatima, Portugal: Apr 21, 2017 / 03:02 am The canonization of Fatima visionaries Francisco and Jacinta Marto has been hailed as an exciting moment for the Church, but the rector of the Marian shrine has said that it bears an even greater significance in terms of putting a spotlight on Our Lady’s message. “I [...]
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 01:43:57 +0000The New York Times is trying to make it look like it’s doing everything it can to back away from the tweet it published Wednesday afternoon showing a bogus comparison of turnouts from the 2015 and 2017 White House appearances of the players and front office personnel of the Super Bowl champion New England Patriots. [...]