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Oldest Latin commentary on the Gospels rediscovered, translated

Birmingham, England, Aug 29, 2017 / 06:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Missing for more than 1,500 years, the earliest known Latin commentary on the Gospels …

Notre Dame Prof: Our Schools Are Committing ‘Civilizational Suicide’

Dr. Patrick Deneen has taught in some of America’s finest universities. He has been a professor at Princeton, Georgetown, and is now in the political …

After anti-abortion ads on buses, what’s next?: Mallick | The Star

Why Peterborough agreed to allow anti-abortion ads on its city buses is baffling.<p>The ads planned for March will show an enlarged photo of a fetus …

Students demand Plato, Descartes and other white philosophers be dropped from curriculum

They are said to be the founding fathers of Western philosophy, whose ideas underpin civilized society.<p>But students at a prestigious London …

Jordan Peterson

Calgary bishop who opposed LGBTQ school rules resigns over health issues

He decried gays and politicians, abortion and gambling. Whatever the issue, whatever the fallout, Calgary Bishop Fred Henry was never afraid of using the media to speak his mind as freely as if he was delivering a Sunday sermon.<p>On Wednesday, the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops made news of …

Evangelicals should be deeply troubled by Donald Trump’s attempt to mainstream heresy

<i>This opinion piece is by Michael Horton, a theology professor at Westminster Seminary California.</i><p>Donald Trump’s upcoming inauguration will include Paula White and possibly other members of his inner circle, Darrell Scott, “Apostle” Wayne T. Jackson and Mark Burns. They’re all televangelists who …

Donald Trump

How Free Trade Changed the Enlightenment World

<i>This post is in partnership with the History News Network, the website that puts the news into historical perspective. The article below was</i> …

I Believed that Communism Would Liberate the World from Oppression. I Was Catastrophically Wrong.

Max Eastman's powerful and moving testimony of his disillusion with communist/socialist ideology<p>People who read these reflections may wonder how I …

Olympic sport is no longer safe for women. Here’s why

<i>Janice Forsyth is an associate professor, school of kinesiology, University of Western Ontario; and former director of the school's International Centre for Olympic Studies.</i><p>The issue of sex-verification in elite sport has reached a crescendo at the Summer Olympics, with the sports world seemingly …

Gaza’s head of World Vision hired by Hamas to infiltrate the charity, funnelled $9.5 million a year to Hamas, Israel’s domestic security agency says

JERUSALEM — The Gaza head of the U.S.-based humanitarian aid organization World Vision funnelled as much as $9.5 million (US$7.2 million) a year over …

What would Jesus watch? Behold a new era in Christian film

Christian filmmaking is having a moment, eclipsing even movies about superheroes. Next? A devout remake of Ben-Hur.<p>There have been many film versions …

My child with Down syndrome faces the extinction of her kind and that’s breaking my heart

<i>Facts & Arguments is a daily personal piece submitted by readers. Have a story to tell? See our guidelines at tgam.ca/essayguide.</i><p>Within moments of her birth, the doctor said, “She’s perfect.”<p>Within hours of her birth, a nurse said, “Put that Mongoloid in an institution; she’ll be too much for …

Mount Sinai Hospital’s refusal to eliminate one fetus from twin pregnancy triggers human rights battle

TORONTO — A Toronto hospital’s refusal to reduce a woman’s twin pregnancy to one fetus — at least partly because of a doctor’s moral objections — has …

Canada’s largest Catholic archdiocese mobilizing against assisted-dying law

Canada's largest Catholic archdiocese is mobilizing its members to pressure federal politicians tasked with shaping new doctor-assisted dying legislation by June to protect vulnerable groups and to exempt doctors, nurses and Catholic hospitals from having to provide those services because it goes …

Marriage and The Matrix

Suppose a bizarre skeptic seriously proposed -- not as a joke, not as dorm room bull session fodder, but <i>seriously</i> -- that you, he, and everyone else …

Catholic hospital, the biggest palliative care centre in Ottawa, says it won’t offer doctor-assisted death

Bruyère Continuing Care, Ottawa’s biggest palliative care hospital, says it will not offer doctor-assisted death to eligible patients, limiting …

Canada

The Synod’s Final Report is Out in English, and It’s Remarkably Strong

For the English-speaking world, the Ordinary Synod on the Family just came to a formal end, two months after its actual end, with the release of its …

Fictional ISIS and the True Threat

The “Islamic State” is, in crucial ways, a fiction rather than a reality. A state has borders, a central government, and a bureaucratic structure. …

The Gospel Coalition (TGC)

Brother, Where Is Your Identity?

Who are you? What gives a man his identity? On what foundation are you building your sense of self? Your answer, whether true or false, defines your …

Analysis 15 - Baxter's Soup and Wright's Soap

Baxter was in my eyes a great muddler; but the whole Church cannot help liking Richard Baxter for all his muddling.<p>Richard Baxter lives in the …

Richard Baxter: 400 Years Later, Still a Model Pastor

4. Make sure you don’t live in those sins that you preach against.<p>5. Make sure you’re not lacking the qualifications necessary for pastoral work (1 …

Truly Reformed (TR) & Reformed Catholics (Mark Jones)

A class of churchmen is emerging in Reformed circles that excites me. They are called Reformed catholics (or Reformed irenics), the term preferred by …

Theology

Woman Claims Doctor Abruptly Refuses to Prescribe Birth Control, Citing Religion

"I am sending this letter to notify you that as a Catholic physician, I can no longer prescribe any form of contraception (birth control) since continuing to do so, puts me in the position of cooperating and promoting it."<p>On Facebook, Leslie Gauthier posted a photo of a letter she says she received …

Without Nostra Aetate, I Wouldn't Be Catholic

If I had never encountered a five-paragraph document, with a Latin title, written 50 years ago, it is very unlikely that I would still be Catholic today.<p>That brief declaration, Nostra Aetate, was put forth by the Catholic Church during the Second Vatican Council, which concluded fifty years ago …

The day after Halloween was a time encouraged by Wesley for Methodists to remember and give thanks for saints gone to glory and those still living.

<i>"All-Saints" 15th century. Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons</i><p>All Saints Day: A holy day John Wesley loved<p><b>A UMC.org Feature by Joe Iovino*</b><p><i>John Wesley</i> …

498 Years Ago Today: An Interview with Carl Trueman on Luther and His 95 Theses

On October 31, 1517—a Saturday—a 33-year-old former monk turned theology professor at the University of Wittenberg walked over to the Castle Church …

Theology