Hospitals trace their origins to early Christianity

By John Burger | Jan 21, 2019 Pope Francis' moves to extend healthcare to the very poor are part of a long tradition in the Church. Few words in the English language elicit more dread than “going to the hospital.” The phrase conjures up all kinds of images, including surgery, battling... read more

The Real Reason Why Fewer Americans Think Religion Matters

By J. Warner Wallace, Dec 30, 2018 The newest Gallup poll (released on December 24th) chronicles the continuing decline of religious influence in America. In 1952, 75% of Americans said religion was very important in their lives. Today, only 51% report this to be true. In addition, most... read more

Gracious Words

By Fr. Paul D. Scalia, December 23, 2018 One casualty of Original Sin was man’s gift of speech. We know from the account of the Tower of Babel that God meted out the confusion of language as a punishment for pride. But that particular punishment only sets in relief the damage that was really... read more

Drop in number of people who think Christmas should be about Christ

By Staff writer, 16 Dec 2018 The number of Americans who think Christmas should be more about Jesus has fallen significantly in the last four years. A new survey by LifeWay Research found that nearly two-thirds of Americans (65 per cent) believe that 'Christmas should be more about Jesus'.... read more

Eternal Truths Revealed in the Passing of President George H. W. Bush

The True and Good by: John Stonestreet, December 10, 2018 So many of our recent shared national events have reminded us of the sin and evil in our world. This past week, we were reminded of things both true and good. I was both surprised and moved by the sheer number of personal letters... read more

In blow to political correctness, Italy wants crucifixes and nativity scenes in all classrooms

By Doug Mainwaring ITALY, December 3, 2018 (LifeSiteNews) – Amid what Italian media is describing as “open war” on school nativity scenes, Italy’s Education Ministry has slapped back, granting approval to installing crucifixes and reinstating nativity scenes in the nation’s... read more

Christians in America, Take Up Your Crosses!

Written By Laurie Higgins, Illinois Family Institute, 11.28.18 “Blessed are those who are persecuted because of righteousness, for theirs is the Kingdom of Heaven. Blessed are you when people insult you, persecute you and falsely say all kinds of evil against you because of me. Rejoice and be... read more

How “Right-Wing Populism” Succeeded in Austria

By James Baresel, November 29, 2018 It might be supposed that it would be usual for major organs of the media to give something along the lines of regular acclaim to a person who has become the first millennial to head a European government, who is the youngest head of government in the world,... read more

Why isn’t religious freedom ‘the defining issue of our time’?

The West ignores the religious concerns of the rest of the world at its peril Michael Cook | Nov 26 2018 What is the defining human rights issue of our time? Candidates include inequality (Barack Obama), modern slavery (Theresa May), climate change (UN), transgender equality (Joe Biden) and... read more

BreakPoint: Azusa Pacific Reaffirms Christian Sexual Ethic

A Lesson in Fighting Compromise by: John Stonestreet &  G. Shane Morris, October 3, 2018 One college just demonstrated the kind of leadership needed at Christian institutions, and proved it’s never too late to reaffirm the truth. Christian institutions of higher learning are facing... read more

Islam isn’t Europe’s main problem, it’s leaders who’ve cast aside Christianity: Hungarian politician

By Lianne Laurence DUBLIN, Ireland, September 17, 2018 (LifeSiteNews) – Europe will collapse under the current migration crisis if it does not reclaim its Christian identity, warned a member of Hungary’s national assembly. “Christianity is at the center of our culture and of our... read more

The Deadly Gospel of Nice