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Understanding the Roots of the Ukraine-Russia Conflict

What is the actual history behind the conflict in Ukraine, and what has been the role of America and the West in fostering it?

Would-be murderer disguised as liturgical dancer…

And you thought liturgical dancers were just harmless distractions... According to Catholic News Agency (CNA), Cardinal Gabriel Zubeir Wako was almost assassinated during an outdoor Mass in Khartoum, Sudan, by a man who disguised himself as a liturgical dancer: The man disguised himself and joined the liturgical dancers at the crowded stage where the altar [...]

Professor fired for “hate speech,” or as we call it, Natural Law.

On June 9th, the Catholic News Agency (CNA) reported that Dr. Kenneth Howell, an adjunct professor at the the University of Illinois, was fired for teaching that homosexual acts violate the natural moral law during his class on Catholicism.  A student (not in the class) wrote to the head of the religion department on behalf [...]

The Vatican Newspaper Provides Obama’s 2012 Campaign Message

The 2012 Obama campaign message to Catholics has already been written. Here it is, conveniently laid out by the official Vatican newspaper, L'Osservatore Romano, and its editor, Giovanni Maria Vian: "[President Obama] is not a pro-abortion president." -- Giovanni Maria Vian, in an interview with a Vatican analyst from the Italian daily Il Riformista "The [...]