Mark Steyn on Free Speech

Steyn: "One of the great strengths of common law has been its general antipathy toward group rights because the ultimate minority is the individual. The minute you have collective rights, you require dramatically enhanced state power to mediate the hierarchy of different victim groups." … [Read more...]

CNS News: More than 2,000 Evangelical, Orthodox Chaplains Join Catholics in Opposing Pentagon Directive on Same-Sex Marriage

Here's one way for the Orthodox to get noticed: do what is right. Source: CNSNews (CNSNews.com) – A national group representing more than 2,000 military chaplains from evangelical Christian and Orthodox backgrounds said on Wednesday that the Pentagon has launched a “direct assault” on marriage, and the chaplains they endorse will not be allowed to perform same-sex … [Read more...]

The Judges’ Atheist Inquisition

Source: The Spectator | Melanie Phillips The secular inquisition against Christians was ratcheted up another notch yesterday in a grotesque judgment in the High Court by two judges, who have actually banned a couple from fostering children simply because they hold traditional Christian views about homosexuality. The implications of this judgment are utterly appalling on many levels. The … [Read more...]

Christianity Isn’t Dying, It’s Being Eradicated

Source: London Telegraph It’s official: Britain is no longer a Christian nation. In banning Eunice and Owen Johns, a devout Christian couple, from fostering children, Lord Justice Munby and Mr Justice Beatson declared that we live in a secular state, and that the Johns’ religious convictions disqualified them from raising citizens of that state. We’ve outgrown Christianity, the judges … [Read more...]

Fr. Peter Preble interviews Fr. Jay Finelli, the iPadre

Fr. Peter Preble, host of the Ancient Faith Radio program Shepherd of Souls, webmaster of the Fr. Peter-Michael Preble website, occasional contributer to the AOI Observer and all around good guy has good discussion this week with a Roman Catholic priest on the role of the Church in politics and culture, in particular the obligation the Church to speak out on moral issues. Fr. Peter's guest is in … [Read more...]

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