Jesus, Hollywood and the Harvey Weinstein Scandal

This past week, we learned that something really ugly lies underneath Hollywood’s sparkling glamour. Harvey Weinstein, the billionaire mogul responsible for movies including Shakespeare in Love, Chicago and The King’s Speech, was fired from his job and expelled from the Academy for Motion Picture Arts and Sciences after dozens of women accused him of rape or sexual harassment.

Can the War Between Faith and Science Come to an End?

The Catholic Church’s missteps surrounding the Galileo Affair still resonate in today’s world, in which the war between science and religion is still perpetuated. It’s time to retire that myth because what happened between the Church and Galileo is much more complex than has ever been written. Fr. Dom Paschal Scotti’s new book, GALILEO REVISITED, offers the complete context of the Galileo story unlike any other work that has addressed this controversial period in the Church’s history.

What You Never Knew About Giving

Habits die hard. What’s more is that habits can be formed. Did you ever think of giving as a habit?

God Has a Truckload of Grace for You

Earlier this week, I felt overwhelmed by anxiety. The worry was mostly caused by financial pressure and by a nagging fear of failure. I tried my best to put into words my fears and frustrations, but my prayers were basically a series of groans.

Turn Up Your Love, Tone Down Your Anger

We may never know what possessed Nevada gambler Stephen Paddock to fire his deadly automatic weapons at an unsuspecting crowd of country music fans this week in Las Vegas. Why would a guy whose family and acquaintances describe as “friendly” sneak more than 23 handguns and rifles into a hotel room, fire them at a crowd of 22,000 people and then shoot himself?

What Jesus Really Meant When He Spoke of the ‘Days of Noah’

Have you heard this before? “We know that the last days will be wicked. Very wicked. Just like the days of Noah. That’s what Jesus said.”

How Christians Should Respond to the Las Vegas Massacre

National Day of Prayer President Ronnie Floyd started his morning interceding both alone and with a group of friends. Now he’s asking you to do the same in the wake of the worst mass shooting in U.S. history.

Is America About to Explode?

People are screaming at each other a lot these days. The most recent example is a viral video, seen by millions of people since last week, of a woman who went ballistic because a service dog was sitting near her in a Delaware restaurant.

Two Words that Give Me Hope for America

If you want bad news about America, I can give it to you in abundance. If you want to make a case for why it’s too late for national reformation, I can make quite the case. Yet there are two words that give me hope, and I want to share that hope with you.

The Dogma That ‘Lived Loudly’ in America’s Founders

By now, you have probably heard how Diane Feinstein, the ranking senator from California, and several of her colleagues took Notre Dame professor Amy Barrett to task for her Christian values and beliefs. This occurred during the confirmation hearing for Barrett, a federal court nominee.

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