Christmas 2016

It was Christmas Day this past Sunday and amidst all of the turmoil in the world, Christians stopped to pray and celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ.  We are Roman Catholics and it is our belief that Jesus is the … Continue reading

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Sen. Cruz Loses His Base for Good Reason

“Live by the sword, die by the sword” Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) has a history remarkably similar to another divisive political figure – President Barack Obama (D). And while there are similarity there are important differences. Both Mr. Cruz and … Continue reading

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Freedom in Film: Becket (1964)

By Kathryn Hickok Film and stage legend Peter O’Toole died December 14, 2013, at age 81. Best known for his epic Lawrence of Arabia, O’Toole is also remembered for his dramatization of King Henry II in Becket (1964), for which … Continue reading

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Is Islam at War with the West?

With the recent rise of the newest barbaric terrorist group – the self-proclaimed “Islamic State” – and the increasing number of individual attacks by home grown Islamic terrorists, the question I hear most often is “Are we at war with … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in Iran, Islam, President Obama, Religion, Saudi Arabia, Syria | 363 Comments

How Jefferson Explained the Constitution to Louisiana Nuns

By Kathryn Hickok This week in 1804, Thomas Jefferson wrote to an Ursuline nun in New Orleans, who had asked him to clarify her religious community’s rights under U.S. law after the Louisiana Purchase. President Jefferson assured her that the … Continue reading

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Oregon Attorney General plays politics with Religious Freedom initiative (IP52)

Friends of Religious Freedom Committee PORTAND, OR, February 20, 2014: The Friends of Religious Freedom Committee is deeply troubled at the lack of impartiality and fairness Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum has shown in the draft ballot title for the Protect … Continue reading

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Protecting religious freedom in Oregon

by Dan Lucas Oregon’s Protect Religious Freedom Initiative is in the news again. The initiative is to protect Oregonians from having to participate in same-sex ceremonies if doing so would be against their religious beliefs or conscience. Reuters ran an … Continue reading

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Does the media have an anti-Christian bias?

by Maria Kelso | The Heritage Foundation In Prodigal Press: Confronting the Anti-Christian Bias of the American News Media, Warren Cole Smith, journalist and author, explains how a liberal worldview has pervaded America’s mainstream media and how its anti-Christian worldview is influencing American society. … Continue reading

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Christmas 2013

Christmas Day, December 25, is the day that Christians celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ, the Son of God.  It is of little consequence as to whether His birth occurred precisely on December 25th because it is the totality of … Continue reading

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Should Oregonians be “rehabilitated” out of their religious beliefs?

by NW Spotlight According to a recent comment by Brad Avakian, Oregon’s Labor Commissioner, business owners like Melissa and Aaron Klein of Sweet Cakes bakery should be “rehabilitated” out of their religious beliefs. The Kleins have said their religious beliefs … Continue reading

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Why An American Pope Is Unlikely

The resignation of Pope Benedict has given the largely agnostic mainstream media another opportunity to try to impose its politically correct agenda on the Roman Catholic Church. The ink was hardly dry on the papal resignation when headlines began to … Continue reading

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The “Best Earthly Inheritance” Our Founders Bequeathed

Every July much is said by eloquent historians, civic and religious leaders, and—thanks to blogs and social media—Americans everywhere, about the Declaration of Independence, the meaning of the American Experiment, and the price of freedom. Independence Day is a moment … Continue reading

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The Federal Assault on Freedom of Religion

The Catholic Church believes that abortion is the taking of a human life – an innocent human life. It makes no distinction between an abortion and murder. I stand with the Catholic Church. Despite that stance, the Church has avoided … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in First Amendment, Health & Human Services, President Obama, Religion, Religon | 1,671 Comments

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