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Pacquiao beats Diaz! (and why GMA should be grateful)

In News, Philippines, Pinoy, Sports on June 29, 2008 at 13:32

Diaz could and did take a lot of punishment, but it was clear, long before the fight ended, that Diaz was outmatched. Read the rest of this entry »

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Pope prays for storm victims in Philippines

In Asia, Benedict XVI, Christianity, God, Manila, News, Philippines, Pinoy, Prayer, Religion on June 23, 2008 at 01:33

In response to news of a deadly Philippine cyclone and the resulting sinking of a crowded ferry, Pope Benedict XVI expressed sorrow at the calamity and offered a special prayer for the victims Read the rest of this entry »

Roe versus “Roe v. Wade”

In Abortion, Catholicism, Christianity, Conservatism, Conservative, Conversion, Faith, Life, News, Politics, Pro-Choice, Pro-Life, Religion, Spirituality, Thoughts, United States, Values on June 22, 2008 at 12:10

CNA reports that Norma McCorvey will appear in a pro-life TV commercial for the first time. As “Jane Roe”, McCorvey initiated the case of Roe vs. Wade Read the rest of this entry »

Rethinking Pinochet (and Franco)

In Christian Democracy, Conservatism, Conservative, Democracy, Distributism, Government, History, Hitler, Military, Opinion, Politics, Society on June 19, 2008 at 05:11

If Franco, Pinochet, and Salazar acted like cads, they were at least not total cads with total power, and that is what spells their difference from Stalin, Hitler, and Mao. Read the rest of this entry »

Vocations are reviving among Christians!

In Asia, Catholicism, Christianity, Church, Evangelization, Faith, God, Grace, Jesus, News, Opinion, Orthodoxy, Priesthood, Religion, Spirituality, Thoughts, Tradition, Values on June 15, 2008 at 00:42

Therefore, let us thank God through Christ in His Church, and let us pray that the laborers may further increase, for it is indeed a bountiful harvest! Read the rest of this entry »

A prayer for vocations

In Catholicism, Christianity, Church, Evangelism, Faith, God, Prayer, Priesthood, Religion, Spirituality on June 13, 2008 at 10:09

…and so we need to work and pray that many more may hear God’s call to embrace the presbyterate and the consecrated life… Read the rest of this entry »

Why Christians should study history

In Catholicism, Christendom, Christianity, Faith, God, History, Jesus, Religion, Salvation, Theology, Thoughts on June 9, 2008 at 23:37

In an essay reprinted on God on the Dock, Neochristian apologist C.S. Lewis noted that many people are skeptical of the Gospels for their historical element Read the rest of this entry »