HOLLYWOOD SCANDAL Several major celebrities including Angelina Jolie and Gwyneth Paltrow announced that Harvey Weinstein had made unwanted sexual advances on them. Other women came forward accusing Weinstein of sexual assault. http://cvote.it/2gaQGf5
NFL CHANGES COURSE You have to consider this a win for President Donald Trump. In a letter to owners, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell wrote: “We believe that everyone should stand for the national anthem.” http://cvote.it/2gaD3Mz
ANTHEM PROTESTS Former NFL coach Mike Ditka didn’t mince words on players who kneel during the Anthem: “Go to another country.” http://cvote.it/2gb016w
THE NEW CENSORS Twitter reverses course and will allow pro-life congresswoman Marsha Blackburn to promote her ad referencing the Planned Parenthood scandal involving baby body parts. Twitter can pulled the ad, calling it “inflammatory.” http://cvote.it/2g9GcML
MOTIVE FOR VEGAS KILLER? Is there a link between cultural alienation and killer in Vegas? “The search for the shooter’s motive keeps turning up nothing. The nothing here may actually tell us something, though. This was a man untethered to society. He was unmarried. He was unchurched. He was unrooted. He was adrift,” writes Tim Carney. http://cvote.it/2gbB5vE
QUOTE OF THE WEEK “So much cultural & personal hurt due to sexual sin. Maybe the church should see its sexual ethics as a gift of common grace to the world.” Andrew T. Walker.
TAX PLAN CHANGES President Trump said he plans to make changes to his tax plan within the next few weeks, after criticism that the plan could raise taxes for some middle-class families. “We’ll be adjusting a little bit over the next few week to make it even stronger, but I will tell you it’s become very, very popular,” said Trump. http://cvote.it/2gaSEMq
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MEDIA BIAS A New York Times editor brags about his anti-Trump bias and claims to be a former member of the radical leftist group called Antifa. http://cvote.it/2gbWMMb
HEROIC WITNESS Priest who secretly ministered under Soviet rule moves closer to sainthood. Venerable Fr. Serafin Kaszuba, pray for us! http://cvote.it/2gc1ych
KEEPING THE FAITH How do you keep your kids Catholic in college? Be the saint your were meant to be. http://cvote.it/2gaxw8L
SAINT OF THE DAY Saint John XXIII – http://cvote.it/dailysaint
DAILY MASS READINGS “Lord, you are merciful and gracious.” (Ps 86:15) – http://cvote.it/Daily-Readings