ProLifeCorner-By Larry Plachno- It was 150 years ago, on April 9, 1865, that General Robert E. Lee surrendered to Lieutenant General Ulysses S. Grant at Appomattox Court House, Virginia after finding his troops surrounded and outnumbered. This ended the Civil War. Or did it? Some people suggest that this same battle continues today in other forms.
Many people will acknowledge that the bloody battle was fought over whether people could declare a group to be inferior or less than human. Slavery was legal in the early days of the United States of America. The 1787 Constitutional Convention witnessed the famous “Three-fifths Compromise” whereby slaves would be counted as only three-fifths of a person for determining representation and taxation. Continue reading →
ProLifeCorner.com- by Larry Plachno- Many of us remember the days of the “Cold War” with Russia when ideological differences prompted fear of nuclear war and caused us to look at Russia as a Godless country. As a result, fallout shelters, numerous novels of intrigue and even the James Bond 007 movies have forever changed us. Continue reading →
ProLifeCorner.com- By Frank Munda- We at the ProLifeCorner became aware of a video which addressed some of the issues surrounding Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York. This video was released on the eve of Holy Thursday, going into one of the holiest times in the life of a Christian, a time when we commemorate the passion, death and resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ. Part of this commemoration is the betrayal of our Lord by one of his own, the apostle Judas. At that time, we could not bring ourselves to speak of a seemingly modern-day betrayal of our Lord by another one of his own, a Cardinal of the Catholic Church, Cardinal Dolan. Continue reading →
ROME, NOV. 23, 2012 Zenit org- More Christians are under threat than any other faith group, some two hundred million, according to a recent book published by journalist Rupert Shortt. Continue reading →
ProLifeCorner.com- From Our Pastor- 10-28-2012- Poland was great, but it is great to be back. As a priest, I find it hard to be away from parish life. It is what I was ordained for. It will be a while before I go on vacation again. There were many things to see and places to go in Poland. As in all countries in Europe, there is a lot of history there. Continue reading →