Monthly Archives: May 2011

Pro Life Movement: On the Winning Side

Great article highlighting “Five Reasons the Pro-Life Movement is Winning on Abortion over at by Steven Ertelt, who links a source column by Trevin Wax, of LifeWay Christian resources and a blogger at Kingdom People.  What makes this a … Continue reading

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Hawking’s Balmy Foray: Fairy Tales & Heaven

Fr. Dwight Longenecker has done a brilliant essay in Crisis Magazine on the latest silliness from Dr. Stephen Hawking‘s foray into theology and religion, “Stephen Hawking’s Fairy-Tale Heaven”: “The Daily Telegraph reports that prominent English cosmologist Stephen Hawking has suggested … Continue reading

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Future of our Faith: Vocations

It is often in the midst of cultural, societal, and moral difficulties that Cowboy Papist wonders about the direction of our Catholic faith and where it might be headed.  We have often noted here that the future of our Faith … Continue reading

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Faux Choice: Abortion

Cultural Catholic thinker and writer Kathryn Jean Lopez has an excellent article up at National Review Online titled “Ground Zero for Human Rights” about the American abortion debate centered in NYC, or Ground Zero.  Some excellent excerpts: “Abortion, of course, is … Continue reading

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Komen for the Cure: Funding Abortion & Planned Parenthood

Here’s an article from about 3 weeks ago over at highlights the donations from Susan G. Komen for the Cure to Planned Parenthood for abortions instead of mammograms , and how Komen tries to dance around the issue: “In … Continue reading

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Bad Music at Mass: Short & Flabby?

From the inestimable Fr. Z comes his response below to a question from a well-meaning reader asking why Gregorian Chant is preferred over hymns like “Gather Us In” at Mass. Bad music at Mass is a sensitive and sore point … Continue reading

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Charges Dropped against Notre Dame Pro-Lifers

From Catholic Culture; charges against Notre Dame commencement protesters were dropped!!  It’s about time – what could have been the hold up? “An Indiana prosecutor has dropped criminal charges against the pro-life demonstrating who were arrested for trespassing while protesting … Continue reading

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