Varia — November 25, 2015

1. I blogged on the heroic witness of conscientious objectors:

2. The Cardinal on the refugee issue:

3. Some "enlightened" souls at Fordham University have apparently decided that Genesis 1:27 is irrelevant or mistaken:

4. And, right on cue, our Black-Robed Platonic Guardian Rulers on the Courts begin to grant special legal status to "transgender" persons:

5. Another ukase from our Black-Robed Platonic Guardian Rulers on the Courts, in defense of the Cult of Moloch:

6. And to prepare for Thanksgiving, here’s an unknown back story that testifies to the Providence of God:

7. Col 3:12-17.

Varia — November 25, 2015

Varia — November 24, 2015

1. A newborn baby is left in a manger at a Catholic parish in Queens:

2. You must comply with the new regime of "same-sex marriage", regardless of your religious beliefs:

3. The Temple of Moloch goes to court to keep its nose in the public trough:

4. The beautiful devotion of Our Lady Undoer of Knots:

5. Please pray for the Holy Father as he is about to leave for an important apostolic trip to Africa, including a visit to a war zone: and

Varia — November 24, 2015

Varia — November 23, 2015

1. The US Bishops issue a major statement denouncing pornography:

2. The media yawns:

3. But we may find some allies in unexpected places:

4. The Cult of Moloch celebrates an abortion on prime time TV, adds some blasphemy for good measure:–abortion-prime-time.

5. So now the Lord’s Prayer is too offensive for the delicate ears of Brits to hear: Mt. 11:6.

6. Blessed Miguel Pro, pray for us. Viva Cristo Rey!

Varia — November 23, 2015

Varia — November 20, 2015

1. Yet another instance of the degradation of respect for human life — a judge orders the destruction of frozen embryos after a divorce:

2. A Catholic bishop in Australia may be brought up on anti-discrimination charges merely for re-stating the teaching of the Church on marriage:

3. Yet a new poll shows global support for democratic principles, including religious freedom:

4. Astonishingly morally obtuse comment from an elected official — intern Muslim refugees just like we interned Japanese civilians in World War II: Yes, an allegedly sentient being actually favors replicating one of the most disgraceful acts in US history.

5. The facts about refugees, asylum seekers, and risks of terrorism:

6. Correction on an earlier item — an injunction has not yet been granted in the California pregnancy center case:

Varia — November 20, 2015

Varia — November 18, 2015

1. Blogged on morality and the free market, in light of Pope Francis’ critique:

2. The Supreme Court will take up the case of the Texas abortion clinic health and safety regulations:

3. California pregnancy centers get preliminary relief from the punitive compelled speech law:

4. An appeal, by children of divorce, for the Church not to water down the teachings on marriage and divorce — "the Church cannot paper over sin under the guise of mercy":

5. A Catholic college permits a display on campus in support of Planned Parenthood, and the administration just doesn’t seem to get why that’s a problem:

6. The Dutch death cult just can’t get enough, now wants death pills given for free to everyone over 70:

7. Yet another reason to be adamant against assisted suicide — 10% of elderly people are abused:

Varia — November 18, 2015

Varia — November 13, 2015

1. The Administration is considering calling ISIS’s campaign against Yazidi’s to be "genocide": Um, hello? Nothing about the tens of thousands of Christians deliberately uprooted and murdered?

2. Germany legalizes assisted suicide for "altruistic reasons":

3. The Administration’s new "non-discrimination" rules for health care (including their favorite category, "gender identity") pose a new threat to religious liberty:

4. From "oppressed minority" to favored class, in one easy stroke — affirmative action for homosexual and "transgender" persons:

5. It appears that taking oral contraceptives has a negative effect on women’s brains:

6. It really is time for anti-intellectual Presidential candidates to stop denigrating the study of philosophy and the liberal arts: Arete is more than just techne.

7. Beautiful profile of the great work done by the Sisters of Life to support vulnerable pregnant women:

Varia — November 13, 2015

Varia — November 6, 2015

1. The fight against assisted suicide in Canada is uniting religious leaders:

2. And people are beginning to notice that it may be encouraged by the government to save money: And maybe that it will have a disproportionate impact on people who lack access to mental health services:

3. The Holy Father met with and encouraged Italian pro-lifers:

4. The battle to repeal anti-Catholic Blaine Amendments continues: and

5. With all the media hoopla about "transgender" people, it’s worth recalling how microscopically tiny that alleged population is, and how amorphous the definition is:

6. Hello? English translation? Any day now?

7. Today is "Love Your Lawyer Day": Jokes are available at the usual hourly rate.

Varia — November 6, 2015