Category Archives: Faith Reflections

A Nurse’s Response to Brittany Maynard’s Campaign for Assisted Suicide

Originally at: http://www.thepublicdiscourse.com/2014/10/13979/ by Nancy Valko Right now, twenty-nine-year-old Brittany Maynard is standing on a virtual window ledge, while the crowd below shouts its support for her “right” to jump. She says November 1 will probably be the day she kills herself. Brittany … Continue reading

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Stealing from the Poor

In honor of Blessed Pope Paul VI, it is right and just to turn our attention to his significant social encyclical Populorum Progressio, On the Development of Peoples. In Populorum Progressio Bl. Paul VI makes a wonderfully piercing reference to a writing of … Continue reading

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We Catholics give up too soon

Originally at: http://www.cruxnow.com/faith/2014/08/14/we-catholics-give-up-too-soon/ by Margery Eagan When we talk about the Catholic Church now, we mostly talk about controversy: its opposition to birth control, to gays, the sex abuse crisis, what this new Pope Francis may or may not change. We’ve heard … Continue reading

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Why Louisiana is Happy

More wisdom from the Cajun Catholic: Ok, I know I am a bit late on this one, but if you are from Louisiana then you have undoubtedly been made aware of the most glorious sociological study to have ever been conducted … Continue reading

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Extraordinary life of a confessor who speaks the language of Jesus from Nazareth

Originally at: http://www.georgianews.ge/society/27675-extraordinary-life-of-a-deacon-who-speaks-the-language-of-jesus-from-nazareth.html?fb_action_ids=290675547784898&fb_action_types=og.comments&fb_source=aggregation&fb_aggregation_id=288381481237582 36-year-old deacon Father Seraphime is Assyrian by ethnicity and his native language is Aramaic. The deacon lived an ordinary life until 24 years of age, trained in Eastern wrestling and was head of security of a government member … Continue reading

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Running Toward the Plague

Originally at: http://www.breakpoint.org/bpcommentaries/entry/13/26237 by Eric Metaxas It shouldn’t come as a surprise that many of the doctors waging war on Ebola in Africa are Christians. It’s a story as old as the faith itself. I’ll explain. Between 250 and 270 A.D. a … Continue reading

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How to Fight the Prosperity Gospel

Originally at: http://catholicstand.com/fight-prosperity-gospel/ by Leticia Adams This morning I woke up and read an article about the Osteen Predicament. It was kind of weird because the issue of the prosperity gospel has been coming up a lot lately. I watched the video … Continue reading

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