Mike Mulholland

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I couldn't believe these were my father's final words to me

Last autumn, my brother Caleb and I knew our father didn’t have much time left. He had been in the hospital intensive care unit three times in one year and although his mind was clear, his heart was failing. But he refused to admit it – and that presented a minor problem.<p>Caleb and I wanted Dad's …

Intensive Care

Home, London

Where & When<p>The Vinyl Factory. Entrance through Phonica Records, 51 Poland St, Soho, London W1F 7LZ<p>May 18 – 27, 2018, 10am – 6pm<p>The exhibition is …

Globalization

How long will I be allowed to remain a Christian?

“How long will I be allowed to remain a Christian?”<p>That was the deeply dismaying question posed to me by a friend with four young children as we discussed the plight of the Christian faith in America and around the world.<p>With each passing month, that shocking question becomes more relevant and even …

Religion

In Praise of Selfishness

Portrait by Josh WhiteDear friend,A recent thought I had: in order to empower others, you must (first) be selfish.Empower yourself before empowering …

Happiness

The evidence for Christianity is like a tsunami

My life growing up was a struggle. When I walked into college, I carried a heavy burden of years of hurt and bitterness.<p>I was mad at my father for beating my mother. I was angry at a man who worked on our farm and sexually abused me from ages 6 to 13. All of this led to me to really despise God, …

Will We Stop Trump Before It’s Too Late?

On April 28, 1945 — 73 years ago — Italians hung the corpse of their former dictator Benito Mussolini upside down next to a gas station in Milan. Two days later, Adolf Hitler committed suicide in his bunker beneath the streets of war-ravaged Berlin. Fascism, it appeared, was dead.<p>To guard against a …

Political Science

This Met Museum Tour Divulges Secret Scandals Behind the Artwork

Paintings of infamous women and sculptures of gay ex-lovers pepper the halls of New York's Met.<p>A tour company based in New York City is offering …

Today's atheists are bullies -- and they are doing their best to intimidate the rest of us into silence

<i>Editor's note: Adapted from the book "Inside the Atheist Mind: Unmasking the Religion of Those Who Say There is No God"</i><p>There’s no polite way to say it. Atheists today are the most arrogant, ignorant and dangerous people on earth.<p>We’ve all seen how these pompous prigs get offended by the slightest …

Religion

4 Common myths about the devil

We don't need to fear the devil but we should understand who he is. Here are the basics.<p>I was 8 or 9 when a girl I greatly admired in elementary …

Under Trump, America's religious right is rewriting its code of ethics

From scorning immigrants to accepting the president’s profanity, evangelicals are proving just how flexible their values can be<p>The religious right’s wholesale embrace of the Republican party and of Donald J Trump, both as candidate and as president, has necessitated a rewriting of evangelical …

Donald Trump

He Predicted The 2016 Fake News Crisis. Now He's Worried About An Information Apocalypse.

“What happens when anyone can make it appear as if anything has happened, regardless of whether or not it did?" technologist Aviv Ovadya warns.

Artificial Intelligence

The Anti-Christian Alt-Right | Matthew Rose

As you may know, many young conservatives have left Christianity,” the message begins. “Although I was raised Catholic, I too am leaving Catholicism, …

An insider explains how rural Christian white America has a dark and terrifying underbelly

As the election of Donald Trump is being sorted out, a common theme keeps cropping up from all sides: “Democrats failed to understand white, …

Pope Francis: Where Mary is, ‘the devil does not enter’

Vatican City, Jan 28, 2018 / 04:09 am (CNA/EWTN News).- At Mass in the Basilica of St. Mary Major Sunday, Pope Francis said that when we go through …

Millions of Americans Believe God Made Trump President

A surprisingly fascinating book explains why.<p>If Donald Trump gets a little bored on his flight home from the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, he can always page through a book handed to him by a delegate not long after he arrived: “God and Donald Trump.”<p>The volume, written by Stephen …

Donald Trump

CNN reporter calls out congressman for inaccurate Immaculate Conception analogy

CNN reporter Chris Cuomo blasted Rep. Matt Gaetz (R- Fla.) during a T.V. interview yesterday after Gaetz incorrectly used the term ‘Immaculate …

Retirement causes brain function to rapidly decline, warn scientists

Workers looking forward to enjoying a long and leisurely retirement after years of toil, may need to think again.<p>New research shows that brain function declines rapidly as soon as people stop work and put their feet up.<p>A major British study which tracked 3,400 retired civil servants found that …

Humanity

Trump’s a True-Believing Christian? Tell Me, How Does That Work?

<i>This article first appeared on the History News Network.</i><p>Shortly before his death in 1900, the Russian philosopher and poet Vladimir Soloviev …

Artist Inserts People From Classical Paintings Into Today’s World, And The Result Is Surprisingly Good

Have you ever thought how would those people from classical paintings look if they suddenly started living amongst us? No? We neither! But now we …

Pope Francis calls 2017 a 'wasted' year of death, lies

Pope Francis calls 2017 a ‘wasted’ year of death, lies<p>"The people of God, the Church, does not need dirty money," Pope Francis said at the end of his …

Pope on New Year’s Day: Devotion to Mary is a must

Vatican City, Jan 1, 2018 / 03:55 am (CNA/EWTN News).- At the start of the new year, Pope Francis said that having a devotion to the Blessed Virgin …

Greeting the New Year the Catholic way

No fear, no matter what comes. Bring it, 2018.<p>According to Fides News Service, as of October 2017, there are 1.28 billion Catholics in the world. …

How Doug Jones Destroyed Roy Moore’s Whole Shtick with One Well-Chosen Verb

For years, Republicans have been expert at using just the right words to demean Democrats. Doug Jones turned those tables in a big way. Democrats …

'The resurrection is not a fantasy,' Pope Francis insists on Easter Sunday

ROME— In vintage Pope Francis style, the pontiff broke with tradition and delivered an off-the-cuff homily for Easter Sunday, one of the very few …

Meet the woman who painted in a one-room shack and became a national treasure

Born with debilitating arthritis, Maud Lewis became a renowned artist<p>In 1965, when the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) visited the one-room …

5 Truths About Creativity That I Learned From an 87-Year-Old Cloistered Nun & Artist

<i>Gussie's Special</i> bowl by Sister Augustine<p>As a 31-year-old artist and writer, I met 87-year-old cloistered nun and ceramics artist Sister Augustine. At the time, I was stuck at a crucial crossroads in my life, and a stalemate in my career. Meanwhile, Sister Augustine had been long forgotten by the …