Politicizing Babies

Politicizing Babies

By Judie Brown The voices are rising every day. They say that President Trump is the most pro-life president our nation has ever had. They say that Joe Biden is, by contrast, the most pro-abortion. The hype is amazing on both sides. We know that many Catholic bishops, including Bishop Donald Hying of Madison, Wisconsin, […]

Reimagined Human Rights

By Judie Brown In the C.S. Lewis classic The Screwtape Letters, senior demon Screwtape writes to his novice demon (and nephew) Wormwood: “Indeed the safest road to hell is the gradual one—the gentle slope, soft underfoot, without sudden turnings, without milestones, without signposts.” One might say that Screwtape’s work in our society of late has […]

The Ginsburg Principle

By Judie Brown Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has died, but the legacy that she leaves behind will not die. She is described as a feminist icon whose uncompromising support for abortion rights, homosexual rights, and other leftist cultural goals made her a hero for many. In a dissenting opinion on the Box v. […]

Love Heals Man’s Murderous Hatred

By Judie Brown Today’s world is filled with counterfeit actions and words. Some of what we witness reminds us of these words from the Catechism of the Catholic Church: “It is precisely in the Passion, when the mercy of Christ is about to vanquish it, that sin most clearly manifests its violence and its many […]

Speaking Truth Crushes Evil

By Judie Brown Fr. James Altman, pastor of St. James the Less in La Crosse, Wisconsin, has become a national hero to many. He has even been called the modern Elijah. Catholics who have heard his 10-minute homily entitled “You Cannot Be Catholic and a Democrat. Period” are elated with his words of truth, not […]

Rebellious ‘Catholic’ Media Spews Animosity

By Judie Brown Growing up, we often uttered retorts such as “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me” when disagreeing with a feisty classmate. But with maturity came the realization that some folks are simply hell-bent on detestations.  Such is the case with the National Catholic Reporter. One of […]