Family

October 27, 2014

Watch the Media Ignore What Pope Francis Just Said About Marriage

They certainly seemed to think the Synod on the Family was front page news, but of course Pope Francis didn’t publicly say anything during the synod
October 29, 2014

Who’s Afraid of All Hallows’ Eve?

On the Word on Fire Blog, Fr. Steve Grunow presents an articulate and historically fascinating defense of Halloween.  It is true we have a complicated history
November 11, 2014

Where the Louisiana Senate Candidates Stand on the Issues

We’re in overtime in Louisiana! Because no candidate received over 50% of the vote on November 4, the top candidates are facing off on December 6.
November 12, 2014

Kathleen Eaton Bravo Changes Course for Pro-Life BirthChoice

On Thursday, Nov. 6, pro-life activist Kathleen Eaton Bravo stood up in front of a ballroom packed with employees, supporters and guests — including Bishop Kevin
November 13, 2014

NBC’s ‘Parenthood’: Producer Jason Katims on Amber’s Choice for Life

It’s one thing when the Church urges young women to choose life, but it’s quite another thing to see one woman’s decision played out in a
December 2, 2014

No Greater Freedom

Each of us has our own hobbyhorses. Michael Sean Winters, for example, seems to have a thing about Philly’s Archbishop Chaput and the World Meeting of Families which
December 2, 2014

The Ferguson Riots: Tribalism vs. Civilization

Civilization. Civility. Civics. These noble words are all derived from the Latin word for “city.” Historically, it has been in cities that most people first encountered