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Alternative news sources for secular news. Here is a list of online news sources that don’t reheat the standard New-York-Times-CNN-BostonGlobe-HuffPo-etc-etc-approved version of what goes on in the world. We in no way endorse the editorial policies of these organizations, but neither could we do the same for the common media outlets.
- Andrew Cusack (not news per se, but has many news items and links)
- American Spectator
- Human Events
- Info Wars
- Information Clearing House
- Interfax (and Interfax Religion)
- Israel-Palestine: The Missing Headlines
- RT (Russia Today)
- The American Conservative
- The New American
- Vatican Information Service
And, the man is so bold as to say, it cuts down on crime. This coming from a man who raked in 5.6 million dollars from taxpayers. Catholic Online: Gruber has been recorded numerous times admitting that the ACA was written and designed to mislead the public, and that this was the only way it passed, an act that caused the president to distance himself and his … More →
Catholic News Service: Dr. Martin Salia, the Maryland Catholic doctor who died Nov. 17 after contracting the Ebola virus while serving in his native Sierra Leone, was remembered by his family and parish priest as a man who loved God and who loved to serve others. “Dr. Salia lived the Gospel,” said Father Rick Gancayco, pastor of St. Mary Parish in Landover Hills, where the late … More →
UCANews: (Steven Mosher for Aleteia): China’s Communist government has been on an anti-Christian rampage of late, tearing down churches in the coastal city of Wenzhou and elsewhere, arresting underground bishops and home church leaders, and illicitly ordaining pliant priests as Catholic “bishops”. But underneath this escalating campaign of repression — in fact, the reason for it — is a rapidly growing population of Christians. There … More →
Kenya: One gunman shot from the right, one from the left, each killing the non-Muslims lying in a line on the ground, growing closer and closer to Douglas Ochwodho, who was in the middle. And then the shooting stopped. Apparently each gunman thought the other shot Ochwodho. He lay perfectly still until the 20 Islamic extremists left, and he appears to be the only survivor … More →
National Catholic Register: In the latest in a series of attempts by German bishops to align Church teaching with secular values, a sub-committee of the German episcopal conference is planning to amend Church labor law to allow Church employees who are homosexual or divorced and civilly remarried to work in ecclesiastical institutions. Until now, those employed in the German Church – the second largest employer in the … More →
Catholic Online:A school district in Florida has acted responsibly in suspending a middle school principal who staged an “active shooter drill” on her school campus which terrified children into believing that their lives were in danger. Similar drills have come into vogue across the nation and are extremely controversial. More here. Share, Bookmark, Like: Facebook, Twitter, etc.
Catholic Online: The architect of the fiasco that has been the Affordable Care Act (ACA), Jonathan Gruber, was paid about $6 million in taxpayer money between 2009 and 2014. Full report is here. Share, Bookmark, Like: Facebook, Twitter, etc.
Rorate Caeli: Following their conference meeting in Accra from 4 through 15 November, a communique from the Ghana Catholic Bishops’ Conference was released on the theme, “The Pastoral Challenges of the Family in the Context of Evangelisation.” An excerpt: The Church’s perennial and unchanging teaching on the family is based on the nature of man but especially on Scripture and Sacred Tradition namely, that God ordained marriage … More →
No permission necessary for the new police tactics. Nor should they have such permission. Parents have not given it. Who runs these schools anyway? Dumb question. Catholic Online: Police say they conduct these drills for the absolute safety of the students. “These types of drills are vital in order to evaluate not only law enforcement response, but more importantly to educate the students and school officials … More →
Catholic Online: Californians are suffering as an unprecedented drought threatens to stretch into a fourth year. Farmers and consumers have drained reservoirs and groundwater supplies which are normally recharged by rain and snow, are at record lows are are now empty. People are ripping up lawns, cars are left filthy, and in more places, families are relying on trucked water for survival. A growing number of … More →
Aleteia: A 20th century composer once wrote a symphonic work called “The Fountains of Rome.” Apparently, there’s going to be a new “fountain” in the Eternal City. Under the direction of Pope Francis, showers for the homeless will be installed in St. Peter’s Square. Work will begin Monday. Read more here. Share, Bookmark, Like: Facebook, Twitter, etc.
The last entry will greatly inspire you. Matthew Archbold, National Catholic Register: Eugenics traces its roots back to the late 19th century when Charles Darwin’s cousin Sir Francis Galton coined the term. The theory is that human characteristics and afflictions could be bred out of the human race. It was all the rage in the early 20th century until Adolf Hitler came along and ruined all the … More →
There must be more to this. Blog for Dallas Area Catholics: I have to be very careful what I say, so bear with me. As of yesterday Monday Nov. 10 2014, Father Michael Rodriguez is no longer in active public ministry. He is on sabbatical. Sunday was his last Mass in Shafter. The several dozen souls in the desolate expanses of far West Texas who … More →
Enjoy the snow? Play outside? Not if public educators get their way. There are state quotas that MUST be met. The most unsafe place for the young are the local schools. These have become nothing more than factories for depravity and hunting grounds for mentally sick killers. The latest shooting rampage occurring last month at Maryville High School in Tacoma, Washington. Today Parents: Are school snow days, as … More →