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Kierkegaard: ‘To Will One Thing’

Søren Kierkegaard

Catholic Answers responds to the question: Should Catholics read Kierkegaard? This prayer by Søren Kierkegaard speaks to me and for me. It may seem at times that there are a lot of “rules” for Christians, some of which may make no sense to the non-Christian. For me, it is not about willing many things. It […]

Did You Hear About Vladimir Putin and the Virgin Mary?

Vladimir Putin and Mary

This is an old article (from 2011) that I don’t think I’ve ever blogged about but that I like to share with people from time to time. LifeSiteNews: Vladimir Putin receives Virgin Mary ‘fertility’ relic as Russia fights abortion, population decline. Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin was personally present at a St. Petersburg airport on […]

‘Gay Pride’ vs Humility

Some tweets for your consideration. “Gay pride”… For all the words you’ve shot, and all the tears we’ve cried, here’s to New York City, and our very Gay Pride! — Lady Gaga (@ladygaga) June 27, 2010 Swalling your pride… Sometimes you gotta shut up, swallow your pride and accept that you’re wrong. It’s not giving […]

Putin: ‘This is a common threat — terrorism’

Vladimir Putin. Photo: RIA Novosti, Sergey Guneev.

Vladimir Putin has a long way to go (understatement) in order to be rightly considered a champion of human rights, but he makes an excellent point in regard to Chechnya. Chechnya’s conflict with Russia is driven more by radical Islamic terrorism than by anything else. Washington Post: During the call-in show, Putin said he hoped […]

Is Pro-Life Activism ‘The’ Mission of the Church?


Rolley Haggard, a protestant Christian, writes at Chuck Colson’s BreakPoint that pro-life activism is not just “a” mission of the Church. It is “the” mission of the Church. Pro-life activism is not a mission of the Church; it is the mission of the church because the mission of the church is loving people. If we […]

Army Training Slideshow Includes Catholics, Evangelicals, Some Jews as ‘Religious Extremism’


The Catholic Military Archdiocese issued a press release on Thursday. The Archdiocese for the Military Services and Chaplain Alliance for Religious Liberty recently became aware of a U.S. Army Reserve Equal Opportunity training brief that expressly listed “Catholicism,” “Evangelical Christianity” and other religious groups as examples of “religious extremism” alongside groups such as “Al Qaeda”, […]