Terrorism

Nigerian bishop says Boko Haram attacks are ‘demonic’

by Catholic News Service, 13 Apr 2017 Bishop Oliver Dashe Doeme of Maiduguri said the battle was not limited to the 'physical realm.'  The Catholic bishop of a diocese at the centre of the Boko Haram insurgency has said that the attacks are “demonic” and the battle is spiritual and not... read more

Before Easter, ISIS Resurrects Violence

By Tony Perkins, Family Research Council, April 10, 2017 It was supposed to be the season of empty tombs, but in Egypt, the scene has been anything but after two attacks ripped through area churches. For Christians in the Middle East, there is no peace -- not even on Palm Sunday -- as an... read more

President Trump has pledged to do what is necessary to keep America safe

By Brian Burch, CatholicVote.org. Some Catholics, including several bishops, believe President Trump’s recent Executive Order goes too far, is contrary to our principles, and in some cases, is immoral. So who is right? First, we urge you to start with understanding of exactly what the... read more

Bishops Ignore Laws of Probability, Chase after Red Herring

BY WILLIAM KILPATRICK, JANUARY 23, 2017 “Only a blind man can deny that there is great confusion in the Church.” ∼ Carlo Cardinal Caffarra Cardinal Caffarra was speaking about the confusion surrounding Amoris Laetitia and the Church’s teaching about marriage and divorce. But much the... read more

The inside story of how 226 Assyrian Christians were freed from ISIS

Bishop organised the raising of millions of dollars to pay ransom to the Islamic extremists By Associated Press,  6 Dec 2016 Deep inside Syria, a bishop worked around the edges international law to save the lives of more than 200 people — one of the largest groups of hostages yet... read more

The Enemy That Won’t Be Named

BY REGIS NICOLL,  NOVEMBER 29, 2016 Retired Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn, chosen by president-elect Trump to be national security adviser, again finds himself in the crosshairs of liberal ire. This time for calling Islam a political ideology masked behind religion. A registered Democrat, Flynn... read more

Cardinal Sarah vs. Sods, Terrorists & Western Libs

AT LONG, LONG LAST, CANDOR! Vatican City (AFP) – A top African cardinal has described the threat posed by Islamic extremism and western liberal culture as the twin “Beasts of the Apocalypse” comparable to Nazism and communism. In an intervention at an ongoing synod of bishops on the... read more

When Walls Are More Merciful Than Bridges

BY WILLIAM KILPATRICK, NOVEMBER 14, 2016 A few days before the U.S. presidential election and at a time when European countries are hastily constructing barricades along their borders, Pope Francis said that nations should not be building walls, but bridges. “Mercy,” said the Pope, “is... read more

Geller: Muslim Who Plotted to Behead Me Returns to Catholicism, Plans to Plead Guilty

BY PAMELA GELLER, 21 Sep 2016 The Boston Globe reported Tuesday that “one of the men charged earlier this year with supporting the terror group ISIS and conspiring to recruit others to a ‘martyrdom operations cell’ has agreed to plead guilty in federal court in Boston. Nicholas... read more

Catholic Intelligence in a Time of Chaos

BY FR. GEORGE W. RUTLER, SEPTEMBER 21, 2016 Egyptian embalmers attributed all emotive response and intelligence to the heart, and so they threw the brain away, assuming that it would not be needed in the afterlife. That life to come was not at all like the Heavenly City that was shown to Saint... read more

Western Self-Hatred Makes Jihad Possible

BY WILLIAM KILPATRICK, AUGUST 29, 2016 It’s often said that we are engaged in an ideological struggle with radical Islam—a clash of civilizations. But what exactly does that mean? Ideological warfare is, in its most basic sense, a war of ideas. Of course, it’s not advisable to engage in... read more

Tolerating Terror