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The Catholic Priest as Lighthouse Keeper

By Judie Brown A lighthouse emits an ongoing signal to navigators. Most lighthouses have someone who maintains the facility. He is known as a lighthouse keeper. This image was mentioned by Archbishop Georg Ganswein, personal secretary to Pope Benedict XVI and prefect of the papal household, when he addressed four newly ordained priests. Ganswein’s perceptive […]

Death: The Definitive Painkiller

By Judie Brown Palliative care was originally understood to be the practice of offering relief and comfort to a suffering or dying patient. But the popular version of this technique is something quite different. Ione Whitlock suggests that today “one is well-advised to be skeptical of a referral to palliative care.” Why? Because, in essence, […]

Who Is the Biggest Liar in the Room?

By Judie Brown Who is the biggest liar in the room? Is it the media, the pro-abortion Catholic, or the president who defends the babies? OK, none of these folks is perfect. Let’s make that clear. But when it comes to defending the preborn versus those who would prefer killing them to welcoming them, the […]

United States Conference of Catholic Bishops Avoids Logic and the Babies

By Judie Brown Once again, the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops has confused its political agenda with its moral obligation. This time the topic is the United States Census. Last week, the USCCB issued a press release entitled “Bishops Urge That All People Count and Must Be Included in Census Efforts.” Is the USCCB calling […]

Red-Pilled Bishops, the Devil, and the Truth

By Judie Brown Red-pilled: According to the Urban Dictionary, “red-pilled” is a description of those who “prefer the truth, no matter how gritty and painful it may be.” We can use the term “red-pilled” to apply to heroic Catholic bishops in our own age. Such men are the teachers who inspire us to stay strong […]

Saving Babies Enslaves Their Mothers?

By Judie Brown Ohio representative Janine Boyd (D) drafted an amendment to the Ohio Heartbeat Bill that would have been a radical departure from such laws. Her proposed amendment would have exempted black babies from protection under that law. Fortunately, Governor Mike DeWine signed the new law without the Boyd amendment, but the story bears repeating. While […]