Thinking about giving up chocolate for Lent? Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of Lent and, like all good Catholics, I have to figure out what to give-up.
Is a bishops’ mandatum for internet sites ultimately beneficial or detrimental? To begin, could it be misconstrued as religious censorship – a figurative religious “book burning” exercise? Is something like this ultimately a good or bad thing to do? And who is ultimately responsible for censoring what people read?
Denise Grady, a reporter for the New York Times, gave this eye-opening perspective on August 15, 2012 while reflecting on the death of this prolific-pro-life icon, “’It was such a shock to think that anyone would kill an innocent human being,’ she told a television interviewer.
With the forthcoming Presidential election, we should be considering the candidates’ platforms and comparing their ideologies to God’s word. In the first place, do they honor and respect the dignity of human life?
The power had failed, and the store was in a hold mode. Starting a friendly conversation with a young man who stood behind him, he quickly found out the doctor was Catholic, visiting from another town.