Category Archives: Breaking News

Benjamin Watson, Coach Joe Kennedy, Satan & the War on Prayer

Tight end Benjamin Watson of the New Orleans Saints is a standout on the football field. He recently delighted Saints fans and fantasy-football owners by finishing a second straight home game with more than 100 receiving yards (and a touchdown), as the Saints were victorious over the New York Giants on Nov. 1 (All Saints Day, […]

All Souls: A Personal Prayer for Departed Artists

Yesterday, Nov. 1, actor and United States Senator Fred Thompson passed away from lymphoma at the age of 73. I had the inestimable pleasure of sitting next to him during a press luncheon several years ago. It was an election year, and one of the publicists told me it was because she knew that Thompson and I were simpatico, […]

Fox News’ Kirsten Powers: Welcome Home to the Catholic Church!

Yesterday, Friday, Oct. 9, following an announcement on Fox News’ afternoon panel show “The Five,” FNC sent out a tweet about FNC contributor and author Kirsten Powers, a self-described Democrat and liberal:   .@KirstenPowers had big news on #TheFive: “Tomorrow night at 7 o’clock, I’m becoming Catholic!” — Fox News (@FoxNews) October 9, 2015 Following that was […]

Synod’s Final Report Already Written By Bon Jovi

ROME — During a press conference this morning, the Secretary General of the Synod on the Family, Cardinal Lorenzo Baldiserri, along with Archbishop Bruno Forte, confirmed rumors that the Relatio Synodi, or the final document of the synod, has already been written. “We have decided to bypass the traditional rules governing the order in which […]

Leah Remini, Welcome Home!

A few months ago, I was at a taping of the NBC game show “I Can Do That!”, which included dancer/choreographer Cheryl Burke (“Dancing With the Stars”) as a contestant. I was sitting in the green room with Burke’s then-beau, restaurateur J.T. Torregiani, and one of Burke’s friends, former “King of Queens” star Leah Remini. […]

Vatican Issues Long-Awaited Statement on Gay Penguins

No, for real. You used to have to make this stuff up.  Not anymore. This is what happened: An Italian lesbian wrote a children’s book about two gay penguins who adopt a baby penguin and raise it as their own.  The book found its way onto the reading lists of some primary schools.  Sounds about […]

Josh Duggar, Sam Rader and Ashley Madison — Walking the Talk Is Everything

By now, if you’ve read the news at all, you know that a company called Ashley Madison, which marketed itself as a way for married men and women to meet people with whom to commit adultery (apparently they weren’t all that good at it), was hacked. Names, email addresses and other info for the site’s […]

Black Lives Matter, In Videos Seen and Unseen — A Priest Speaks

Once you have seen injustice, you can’t unsee it — and the knowledge places upon you the burden to respond, if only in prayer. In an article for the September issue of the magazine of the National Black Catholic Congress, Father Claude Williams of the Norbertines of St. Michael’s Abbey in Orange County, California, makes […]



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