American politics · Catholic culture

The Church Militant Needs the Church Suffering and Vice Versa

The Church asks that we pray for the souls in purgatory, especially in November. We are the Church Militant. The Souls in purgatory are the Church Suffering. They need our help. There’s only one door out of purgatory for the Holy Souls there. It opens only into heaven. But here’s the catch: they open it… Continue reading The Church Militant Needs the Church Suffering and Vice Versa

American politics · divorce

Divorce Rates, State by State

The Lake Charles American Press published an article about state-by-state divorce rates. Louisiana has the fourth highest divorce rate in the country, according to 24/7 Wall Street, a financial news and commentary website. The state rate is 20.8 divorces per 1,000 married couples. Only Arkansas, Idaho and Nevada had higher divorce rates. Oklahoma held down fifth place. The… Continue reading Divorce Rates, State by State

American politics · Catholic culture · Gender Identity

Transgender Policy Rescinded: Novena for Our Nation

LifeSiteNews reports: In a reversal of federal policy that pleased marriage advocates and angered LGBTQI groups, the U.S. Department of Justice issued a memo interpreting the Civil Rights Act of 1964 as not intended to apply to transgenders…. Sessions explained that the word “sex” in the 1964 law means “biologically male or female,” so that… Continue reading Transgender Policy Rescinded: Novena for Our Nation

Catholic culture · SPLC

Doing it like Jesus would

Most of my readers have probably heard about the Ruth Institute’s dust-up with being called a “hate group.” We showed up on CNN’s republication of the SPLC’s “hate map.” Our credit card processing company dropped us unceremoniously. I want to ask you to help us. Today is the Feast of the Exaltation of the Cross.… Continue reading Doing it like Jesus would

American politics · SPLC

What it is Like Being Smeared by the SPLC

This is an abbreviated version of a Wall Street Journal article by Professor Carol Swain, formerly professor of Law and Political Science at Vanderbilt University. Richard Cohen, president of the Southern Poverty Law Center, was to testify before the House Homeland Security Committee about threats posed by domestic extremist groups. The hearing, scheduled for Tuesday, has… Continue reading What it is Like Being Smeared by the SPLC

American politics · Children's Rights · Sexual politics

Ruth Institute Statement on being cut off by Vanco

The Ruth Institute, of which I am the President and Founder, issued this statement on Friday, August 31: The Ruth Institute learned at 2 PM Thursday that Vanco, our on-line donation processing service, was cancelling our service immediately. Their letter stated: Vanco has elected to discontinue our processing relationship with The Ruth Institute. The organization… Continue reading Ruth Institute Statement on being cut off by Vanco

American politics · Children's Rights · Propaganda · Ruth Institute · Sexual politics

The Ruth Institute’s Statement on the SPLC “Hate Map”

For immediate release, August 23, 2017.  The Ruth Institute’s primary focus is family breakdown and its impact on children: understanding it, healing it, ending it. If this makes us a “hate group,” so be it. Once again, the Southern Poverty Law Center’s “Hate Map” is in the news, this time due to CNN publishing it… Continue reading The Ruth Institute’s Statement on the SPLC “Hate Map”