The Daily Poll: How to Help the Homeless?

April 22, 2016 In yesterday’s article, Should We Give Money to Homeless People on the Street, or Not?, Zoe Romanowsky asked the title question to five people from organizations which help the homeless. Answers ranged from “Go with your heart,” to “No! Unless you really know them.” In today’s follow-up piece, she asks them So, What Is the Read More…

The Daily WOW: Raising 5 Kids With Down Syndrome, “They’re Just Kids.”

April 21, 2016 Too often, the challenges of raising a child with Down syndrome will lead frightened parents to choose abortion over life. Ironically, their fear is usually born of ignorance because they’ve never known someone with Down, and the prevailing custom of aborting babies diagnosed with an extra chromosome means they never will. It’s a self-perpetuating cycle. Read More…

The Daily Poll: How Long Have YOU Remained In a State of Grace?

April 21, 2016 Judy Klein writes today about the continuing controversy regarding divorced and remarried Catholics and the Reception of Holy Communion, saying, The entire time the discussion has ensued over divorced and remarried Catholics being admitted to Holy Communion, there have been two burning questions in my head that I’ve longed for someone to ask: What percentage Read More…

The Daily Poll: How Real Are the Real O’Neals?

April 20, 2016 In pondering the ABC sitcom “The Real O’Neals”, Philip Kosloski writes: One could say that the O’Neals are all-too “real” as they show us what happens when a pastor does not practice what he preaches, and a family does not fully and deeply live its faith. The producers, whether they wish to or not, might Read More…

The Daily WOW: The Hovercar is Not Real Yet, But…

April 19, 2016 Okay, we admit it, when we first saw this video, our jaws dropped: Once we resettled our mandibles we said, “it’s gotta be a hoax,” and snooped around the ‘net. First stop: SNOPES, who said, “well…actually… half-a-hoax. The levitating car shown in the video clip displayed above currently exists only as a concept that was Read More…

The Daily Poll: Is Use of Porn a Relationship Deal-breaker?

April 19, 2016 In this week’s “Fixed it For You” column, a reader writes in that she is frustrated with her boyfriend’s habitual use of pornography. Katrina Fernandez notes the deeply negative impact porn has on society, and calls it “a deal breaker”. If you haven’t thought much about this sin, ask yourself these questions, then take it Read More…

The Daily Haul: Benedict XVI, Bono, the Bible and 3 Glasses of Wine

April 13, 2016 The Daily Catch has casts out, and look what the ‘net has dragged in: Father James Bradley, (@FrJamesBradley) writing in the Catholic Herald (UK) writes that that Amoris Laetitia‘s Language of Accompaniment is “Nothing New” In his own apostolic exhortation, Sacramentum Caritatis, Pope Benedict XVI used the same term in the same context of the Read More…

The Daily Reminder: Fulton J. Sheen on Sharp Tongues and Envy

April 11, 2016 …There is a bit of jealousy, a bit of envy, behind every cutting remark and barbed whispering we hear about our neighbor. It is always good to remember that there are always more sticks under the tree that has the most apples. There should be some consolation for those who are so unjustly attacked to Read More…
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