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  • Muslim father strangled daughter, 19, to death in 'honour killing'

    09/28/2015 2:09:12 PM PDT · by Ray76 · 92 replies
    Daily Mail (UK) ^ | Sep 28, 2015 | Allan Hall
    A Muslim man has confessed to strangling his 19-year-old daughter to death with his bare hands after learning from police she had been caught shoplifting condoms to have sex with her forbidden boyfriend.
  • Father who shot down drone hovering over his house as his daughters sunbathed is arrested

    08/01/2015 11:31:04 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 143 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 08/01/15
    A father has been arrested after shooting down an $1,800 drone that was reportedly hovering over his two sunbathing daughters. William H. Merideth, 47, from Kentucky was charged with first-degree criminal mischief and first-degree wanton endangerment. The owner of the drone claims he was only trying to take pictures of a friend's house when Merideth shot at the device, sending it crashing into a field near his yard last weekend. Sunday afternoon, the kids Ė my girls Ė were out on the back deck, and the neighbors were out in their yard," Merideth told WDRD. 'And they come in and...
  • Police recover baby's body after dad jumps off bridge into Connecticut River (seems like an illegal)

    07/08/2015 3:06:36 PM PDT · by lulu16 · 12 replies
    CNN ^ | July 8, 2015 | Ed Payne and Ashley Fantz
    (CNN)Connecticut police have recovered the body of a 7-month-old baby, who died after his father allegedly jumped off a bridge with him. Aaden Moreno was found Tuesday evening in the Connecticut River near the town of East Haddam, miles downstream from where Tony Moreno leaped from the Arrigoni Bridge in Middletown, police said. Moreno was listed in critical condition at Hartford Hospital. Authorities said he was alert and stable. No charges have been filed against him, but Middletown Mayor Daniel Drew told CNN that the state's attorneys office is investigating and charges are expected.
  • FBI Files Document Communism in Valerie Jarrettís Family

    06/22/2015 1:05:37 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 76 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | June 22, 2015
    Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) files obtained by Judicial Watch reveal that the dad, maternal grandpa and father-in-law of President Obamaís trusted senior advisor, Valerie Jarrett, were hardcore Communists under investigation by the U.S. government. Jarrettís dad, pathologist and geneticist Dr. James Bowman, had extensive ties to Communist associations and individuals, his lengthy FBI file shows. In 1950 Bowman was in communication with a paid Soviet agent named Alfred Stern, who fled to Prague after getting charged with espionage. Bowman was also a member of a Communist-sympathizing group called the Association of Internes and Medical Students. After his discharge from...
  • Oren: Obama's abandonment by Muslim father figures may explain policies

    06/21/2015 9:54:47 AM PDT · by Nachum · 26 replies ^ | 6/21/15 | Herb Keinon
    Former ambassador to the US Michael Oren, whose book on his experience in Washington is due out on Tuesday, continues to ruffle feathers by criticizing US President Barack Obamaís Mideast policies in op-ed pieces in the US press. In a piece Friday in Foreign Policy, Oren Ė who left Washington on October 1, 2013, and is now a Kulanu MK -- charged that Obama was naÔve as a peacemaker, had blinders to terrorism, and that his abandonment by both his Muslim father and step-father had something to do with his desire to be accepted by their ďco-religionists.Ē And in a...
  • Rachel Dolezal in earlier interview:

    06/16/2015 7:32:13 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 3 replies
    Hot ^ | June 16, 2015 | ALLAHPUNDIT
    Via Truth Revolt and the Daily Mail, here‚Äôs the best evidence lefties have that Dolezal isn‚Äôt the racial equivalent of Caitlyn Jenner. The basic story she tells might well be true: Albert Wilkerson, the man she passed off as her dad, did serve in the Corps and did migrate north as a young child after his father ‚Äúhad a confrontation with a police officer‚ÄĚ in Birmingham. But he isn‚Äôt her father, of course, and the fact that she went so far as to steal his history to back up her own claim of being black is a step that Jenner...
  • Marilyn Mosbyís Father Was A ĎCrooked Cop,í Police Officer Grandfather Sued For Racial

    06/11/2015 9:47:59 PM PDT · by Nachum · 8 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 6/11/15 | Chuck Ross
    Marilyn Mosby has made it widely known that she comes from a long line of police officers, five generations of law enforcement to be exact. The 35-year-old Baltimore city stateís attorneyís father, mother, grandfather, and uncles have all at some point worked as cops ó a history which Mosby cites to push back against the claim ó as Fox Newsí Griff Jenkins put it during a recent interview ó that Baltimoreís finest believe the rookie prosecutor does not have their backs because of how sheís handled the Freddie Gray case. ďI come from five generations of police officers,Ē Mosby responded...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 06-01-15, M, St. Justin, Martyr

    05/31/2015 8:58:05 PM PDT · by Salvation · 45 replies ^ | 06-01-15 | Revised New American Bible
    June 1, 2015Memorial of Saint Justin, Martyr    Reading 1 Tb 1:3; 2:1a-8 I, Tobit, have walked all the days of my lifeon the paths of truth and righteousness.I performed many charitable works for my kinsmen and my peoplewho had been deported with me to Nineveh, in Assyria. On our festival of Pentecost, the feast of Weeks, a fine dinner was prepared for me, and I reclined to eat.The table was set for me,and when many different dishes were placed before me,I said to my son Tobiah: “My son,go out and try to find a poor manfrom among our...
  • I Don't Need No Daddy

    05/18/2015 6:30:41 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 62 replies ^ | 5-18-2015 | Eileen F. Toplansky
    It's been a troubling semester, but not because many of my students passively and/or actively resist the knowledge that I try to pass on to them.† It's been frustrating not merely because government regulations and mandates have made me into a secretary filling out a myriad of online forms.† It's been disheartening not only because leftist propaganda surrounds me and I am but one small voice in the academic desert trying to teach true American core values. No, it's been a sad and sometimes heartbreaking semester because many college students' assorted troubles are related to the fact that they are...
  • Husband, father, deaconóand soon, a priest

    05/08/2015 3:22:01 PM PDT · by NYer · 12 replies
    Catholic Philly ^ | May 5, 2015 | BRENDAN MONAHAN
    Thirteen years ago Jim Cardosi’s wife, Cindy, discovered she had little time left to live.In 2002 she experienced symptoms resulting from a neurological illness that by 2005 would be identified as frontotemporal dementia or Pick’s Disease, which Cindy developed in her mid-40s.She required full-time care, so Jim retired from the military. They raised five kids together and built their lives around each other.Jim’s faith kept him poised throughout the illness, and he felt the call to the priesthood before her death. He cared for Cindy until her passing in July 2008 at 51 years old in their Jacksonville, Florida home.“I...
  • Student 'Purge' Threat Shuts Down Baltimore Businesses, Schools

    04/27/2015 12:28:50 PM PDT · by kristinn · 670 replies
    The Baltimore Sun ^ | Monday, April 27, 2015 | Erica L. Green
    The University of Maryland, Baltimore and numerous downtown businesses closed early Monday, citing concerns about potentially violent activity in the area. Lexington Market, a city courthouse and businesses including T. Rowe Price and Venable LLP said police warned them of large gatherings and protests downtown. According to widely circulated flier, a high school "purge" was to take place at 3 p.m., starting at Mondawmin and ending downtown. Such memes have been known to circulate regularly, but today's has led to bolstered police presence around the city. The flier includes an image of protesters smashing the windshield of a police car...
  • Fathers and Daughters Ė Is This a Missing Key to Modesty Today?

    03/26/2015 8:25:50 AM PDT · by Salvation · 68 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | 03-25-15 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    Fathers and Daughters ‚Äď Is This a Missing Key to Modesty Today? By: Msgr. Charles PopeWe often speak today of the terrible toll that fatherless homes have on young boys. And this is true. Without a reasonably good (even though not sinless) model of manhood and responsibility, many boys lose their way. Fathers also play a large role in disciplining boys, especially as they grow older and become¬† stronger than their mothers.But missing fathers also bring forth terrible effects on many girls. Women, even young girls, certainly do seek and desire the love and appreciation of men and have...
  • Catholic Caucus: How St. Joseph Lived the Greatest Calling of Husband and Father

    03/20/2015 6:40:10 PM PDT · by Coleus · 13 replies
    Seton Magazine ^ | 03.18.15 | John Clark
    Because this column is devoted to promoting Catholic fatherhood, this is a special feast day: the Feast of Saint Joseph. The following is an updated version of a column that John wrote a few years ago. Men in history are often remembered for things like winning a battle, governing a country, composing a symphony, writing a masterpiece, or inventing a life-changing device. Today, the Church honors a man who did none of these.† Even in his own time, in the eyes of much of the world, this small-town carpenter was insignificant. But his greatness did not lie in his...
  • Father Brian O'Toole and the lack of the passion of anger

    03/08/2015 12:41:25 PM PDT · by cleghornboy · 8 replies
    La Salette Journey ^ | March 8, 2015 | Paul Melanson
    In a past post, I noted how it is possible to "be angry and sin not" (Ephesians 4: 26), something which Father Brian O'Toole, "pastor" of the failing Sacred Heart Parish in Gardner, apparently does not understand. And he is not alone. Writing for Touchstone Magazine, Dr. Leon J. Podles explains that, "..many Christians have a false understanding of the nature and role of anger. It is seen as something negative, something that a Christian should not feel. In the sexual abuse cases in the Catholic Church, those who dealt with the bishops have consistently remarked that the bishops never...
  • Why Priests Are Called Father

    02/09/2015 2:55:55 PM PST · by NYer · 79 replies
    Catholic Exchange ^ | February 5, 2015 | FR. WILLIAM SAUNDERS
    Q: A Baptist friend asked me, ‚ÄúWhy do we call priests ‚ÄėFather‚Äô when Jesus told us not to call anyone on earth ‚Äėfather?'‚ÄĚ How would you answer this question?This question refers to Jesus‚Äôs teaching found in the Gospel of St. Matthew, when He said, ‚ÄúDo not call anyone on earth your father. Only One is your Father, the One in heaven‚ÄĚ (Mt 23:9). Taken literally, we would have to wonder why we do use this title ‚ÄúFather‚ÄĚ when Jesus seems to forbid it. First, we must remember the context of the passage. Jesus is addressing the hypocrisy of the...
  • 12-year-old girl's dad went after alleged pimp with baseball bat

    11/26/2014 7:32:59 PM PST · by Morgana · 49 replies
    wmc action news 5 ^ | Nov 25, 2014 1 | Nick Kenney
    MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - A 12-year-old girl was saved from prostitution by her own father. The man accused of pimping her out is behind bars on rape of a child and trafficking charges. According to police, the young girl was forced into prostitution. And when her dad figured out where she was, he went after her alleged pimp with a baseball bat. Brian Jones is now locked up on a $200,000 bond, accused of holding a 12-year-old girl against her will.
  • A Thankful Heart

    11/24/2014 9:25:16 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 3 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 11/24/14 | Jimmy Reed
    I vowed to banish from my life the weakness of taking for granted the countless blessings a loving, heavenly Father bestows upon me every day. I vowed to express my love for Him with what matters most: a thankful heart Work had been demanding. I needed the upcoming Thanksgiving break; I needed to sleep late; I needed to enjoy good food; I needed to be with family. But then, what I saw in a hospital parking lot made me realize what I needed most of all: a thankful heart. I watched a family loading a small boy into a van....
  • Father shoots dead daughter's 'lover' as he crouched in her bedroom because he thought the man was a

    09/17/2014 10:06:49 AM PDT · by Teotwawki · 122 replies
    Daily Mail Online ^ | Sept. 17, 2014 | Snejana Farberov
    A suspected case of mistaken identity has left a 32-year-old man dead during a night-time romantic encounter in a Northeast Philadelphia apartment this week. Marc Carrion was shot in the head inside a unit at the Holme Circle Apartments Monday night after police say the man who lived there found the victim hiding in his daughter's bedroom. Carrion was rushed to Aria Health Torresdale Hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries early Tuesday morning. nvestigators believe Charles Jordan, 41, opened fire on Carrion because he took him for an intruder, but those who knew the 32-year-old claim the man had...
  • The Conversation We Won't Have About Raising Men

    09/17/2014 2:15:10 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 26 replies ^ | 9-17-2014 | Ben Shapiro
    On Thursday night, the Baltimore Ravens took on the Pittsburgh Steelers. The event carried national significance thanks to the Ravens' public-induced decision to cut running back Ray Rice after tape emerged of Rice clocking his then-fiancee in the head, knocking her out cold. CBS sportscaster James Brown utilized his pregame show to draw attention to the problem of domestic violence -- and suggest widespread culpability for domestic violence. "Our language is important," Brown suggested. "For instance, when a guy says, 'You throw the ball like a girl' or 'You're a little sissy,' it reflects an attitude that devalues women, and...
  • St. Louis County Prosecutor Defends Objectivity

    08/21/2014 10:37:00 PM PDT · by ObamahatesPACoal · 12 replies
    It was a summer evening 50 years ago when a knife-wielding kidnapper made the kind of malevolent move that defines a boy for life: The kidnapper snatched a police officerís gun and used it to kill a canine officer, leaving 12-year-old Robert P. McCulloch without his father. The boy would grow up with dreams of becoming a police officer, too, but a few years after his fatherís death, those hopes were scuttled when cancer claimed his right leg. He went on to become the St. Louis County prosecutor instead.
  • Good News for Fathers

    06/14/2014 12:03:27 PM PDT · by xzins · 6 replies
    Christian Headlines ^ | June 13, 2014 | Jim Denison
    Today would be my father's 90th birthday. Dad was born on June 13, 1924. Friends kidded him all his life about being born on a Friday the 13th. He died when I was in college, and I especially miss him on Father's Day. If he were alive today, I would thank him for teaching me that family is my highest privilege and responsibility, and for loving us so unconditionally. My dad would have agreed with the 75 percent of fathers who say that being adad is their most important job. Sixty-one percent say they are more involved with their children...
  • Working to free all Guantanamo prisonersí tweet from account of released soldierís father deleted

    06/01/2014 11:05:18 AM PDT · by Mrs. Frogjerk · 42 replies
    Twitchy ^ | May 31, 2014 | Twitchy Staff
    As Twitchy has reported, President Obama ordered the release of five Gitmo detainees to secure the return of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl from his Taliban captors in Afghanistan. Recently, a tweet was published from the account of Bowe Bergdahlís father, Robert, which stated a desire to see all Gitmo detainees released. Hereís the tweet from Bob Bergdahlís account, which was published May 28 and deleted Saturday night (at the time of publication the deletion of the tweet has not been acknowledged on the account): @ABalkhi I am still working to free all Guantanamo prisoners. God will repay for the death of...
  • Webb Hubbell speaks, Obama listens

    04/28/2014 5:39:35 AM PDT · by JCG · 23 replies
    WND ^ | 03-14-14 | Staff
    WASHINGTON Ė One day after former Clinton administration official Webb Hubbell sounded off against a proposed Medicare rule change in a WND commentary, the Obama administration dropped plans to restrict access to antidepressant and antipsychotic medications. In a stunning reversal, the Department of Health and Human Services killed the proposal a day after the official comment period ended and a day before the House of Representatives was set to vote on a bill to block the change.
  • Father Edward Arsenault finds a new home...

    04/25/2014 7:54:50 AM PDT · by cleghornboy
    La Salette Journey ^ | April 25, 2014 | Paul Melanson
    Catholic World News reports: "A former chancellor of the Manchester, New Hampshire diocese, who last year resigned from his post as president of the St. Luke Institute, has been sentenced to a 4-year prison term after pleading guilty to theft charges. Msgr. Edward Arsenault admitted to stealing funds from the Manchester diocese, from the estate of a fellow priest, and from a hospital where he had served on the board. Under a plea-bargaining agreement he will serve 4 years in a New Hampshire prison. As chancellor of the New Hampshire diocese, Msgr. Arsenault was the top aid to Bishop John...
  • Father Peter Carota and Traditional Catholic Love

    04/22/2014 7:41:00 AM PDT · by cleghornboy
    La Salette Journey ^ | April 22, 2014 | Paul Melanson
    Father Peter Carota writes, "During Lent we relived the evil actions of the religious authorities of Jesusí time. We read from the Bible of their planning and paying for the eradication of Jesus. As soon as Jesus began His public ministry of forgiving sins, exorcising devils, healing the sick (especially on the Sabbath), and preaching, He evoked the hatred and jealousy of the Jewish Religious leaders (Scribes, Pharisees, Lawyers and Priest). All His actions were works of love that only brought on Him their hatred. I would say that there is a constant law even at work today. That law...
  • Dad's viral videos totally nail Saturday mornings for parents

    04/09/2014 2:04:38 AM PDT · by CorporateStepsister · 19 replies
    Today Moms ^ | April 8, 2014 | Alesandra Dubin
    Being a mom or dad is one of life's greatest joys. But early on weekend mornings? We're not always feeling the joy so much. In a series of Vine videos now going viral, one bleary-eyed dad captures the truth of Saturday mornings as a parent. Tony Serafini, a 38-year-old dad from Leominster, Mass., spends Saturday mornings alone with his 4-year-old daughter after his wife and eldest daughter leave for dance class. He started shooting a series of videos showing the little girl rocking out to her favorite music in the background, while dad blearily waits for his caffeine to kick...
  • Father bit off infant's nose over crying, police say

    03/13/2014 6:12:01 PM PDT · by artichokegrower · 24 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | March 13, 2014 | Henry K. Lee
    A man was arrested Thursday after police say he bit off his 1-month-old son's nose in Fairfield out of frustration over his crying. Joshua Cooper, 18, was booked at Solano County Jail on suspicion of child cruelty and aggravated mayhem. The incident was reported shortly after 8 a.m. when a "hysterical" 17-year-old girl called police, saying her son was bleeding from his nose, said Fairfield police Sgt. Troy Oviatt.
  • Father who punched a drug dealer he saw attacking a terrified woman is jailed for six years

    02/10/2014 11:34:25 AM PST · by Teotwawki · 46 replies
    Daily Mail Online ^ | February 10, 2014 | Lizzie Edmonds
    A father who punched a drug dealer after seeing him attack a vulnerable woman in the street has been jailed - but the pusher won't be prosecuted because he was so badly hurt. Father-of-one Carl Neale, 23, floored the dealer with a single punch after shouting at him to stop hitting the terrified woman....[snip]...Neale, also from Nuneaton, was jailed for six years on Friday after Coventry Crown Court heard the drug dealer had been left fighting for his life.
  • Homeownerís son shoots, kills burglary suspect in Van Zandt County

    01/27/2014 2:47:36 PM PST · by marktwain · 18 replies ^ | 21 January, 2014 | Claire Cardona
    The homeowner woke up to see a man burglarizing his pickup truck that was parked in his front yard. He approached the man with a rifle, intending to hold him until law enforcement could arrive, but the man fled the scene, according to the Van Zandt County Sheriffís Office. The homeowner fired at the man and then noticed a truck parked in the dark near the roadway, which he believed belonged to the man so he got in the truck and took the keys out of the ignition to prevent him from leaving the scene. The man confronted the homeowner...
  • Tacoma teen fired after wearing Broncos jersey to work

    01/22/2014 2:32:53 PM PST · by CorporateStepsister · 27 replies
    Fox Sports News ^ | January 22, 2014 | Any Nesbett
    Nathaniel Wentz is a 17-year-old kid who plays quarterback for his high school football team. He also works ó well, he used to work ó during his free time. Why did we say he used to work? Because he was fired from his gig at Odyssey 1 family entertainment center in Tacoma, Washington after he wore a Broncos jersey to work last Sunday. Why was he wearing a Broncos jersey? Because his boss told employees that they could wear jerseys of their favorite teams to work since it was the day of the AFC and NFC Championship Games. Wentz's manager...
  • DNA test reveals felon is true father of Utah woman after secret insemination sperm swap

    01/12/2014 5:43:37 AM PST · by Libloather · 14 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | 1/11/14 | Nina Golgowski
    **SNIP** Lippert, who had been convicted in a high-profile kidnapping in 1975, worked at the clinic part-time from 1988 to 1993, the University of Utah confirms. In his kidnapping case, reported by People magazine in 1975, Lippert abducted a 21-year-old female student at Purdue University whom he attempted to "brainwash" into falling in love with him through electric-shock therapy. The surprised mother told KUTV that she didn't know his criminal history until now. But she says she does remember him as being at the clinic when she visited, specifically in the front desk area.
  • NE:Self Defense Ruling In Fatal Shooting

    12/23/2013 4:26:45 PM PST · by marktwain · 6 replies ^ | 2 December, 2013 | Mike McKnight
    Fatal shooting ruled self defense. 61-year-old Gary Bouzek died of a single gunshot wound to the head in the early morning hours of June 16th in Wabash. His 36-year-old son pulled the trigger. (snip) Time passed and it was during the early morning hours of June 16th in Wabash that Davidís girlfriend awakened him because she heard loud pounding on the roof and the door of the in-ground home. Cox said David went outside and found his father with a hammer. The son went back into the house and came back out with a .22 caliber rifle loaded with one...
  • A White Christmas

    12/22/2013 6:15:29 PM PST · by 6ft2inhighheelshoes · 5 replies
    Ricochet ^ | Dec. 22, 2013 | D.C. McAllister
    Bundled up in scarves, gloves, and an oversized coat, I carefully made my way down the icy steps of my grandmotherís row house. The air smelled of everything winter, the freshly falling snow and pumpkin pie drifting from the open doorway, mixed with smoke from the fireplace. I was nine or ten and thrilled to see a white Christmas. We rarely had snow in North Carolina, so it was a treat to spend Christmas in Ohio with my fatherís relatives. Bellaire was a small steel and coal-mining town with steep hills that sloped down to the Ohio River. Across the...
  • Man injected with HIV virus, credits his faith to forgive his father (video)

    10/02/2013 2:50:55 PM PDT · by Dallas59 · 10 replies
    Fox 2 News ^ | 9/30/2013 | Fox 2 News
    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) Ė It was a story that made international headlines, a St. Louis area baby injected with the HIV tainted blood by his father who didnít want to pay child support. More than 20 years later, Brryan Jackson is amazed by his health, but his positive spirit and faith. Brryanís story seemed unbelievable in 1992, when he was just 11 months old, his father, a hospital technician, injected him with HIV tainted blood. The goal was to kill Brryan so he could avoid paying child support. ďAnyone in my condition would die in three months they gave me...
  • Ted Cruz's Father Gives Epic Speech

    09/24/2013 6:03:48 PM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 10 replies
    The Blaze (Video) ^ | Jul 6, 2013 | Speech by Rafael Cruz
    Video at link.
  • Daddy-daughter duet is the sweetest little bedtime song

    09/24/2013 5:15:39 PM PDT · by Libloather · 28 replies
    Today ^ | 9/24/13
    Nothing's better as a parent than possessing the power to soothe a sleepless child. For one man armed with a pink ukulele, a little daddy-daughter duet did the trick, and video of the adorable performance has gone viral.
  • Dayton father of 27 speaks: ĎI know of people who have even more than meí

    09/11/2013 6:45:50 AM PDT · by rightwingintelligentsia · 69 replies
    Dayton Daily News ^ | September 11, 2013 | Amelia Robinson
    ďDivorce CourtĒ aired Friday had a one word answer when asked how one man could have 27 children. ďSex,Ē Nathaniel J. Smith responded Monday. The answer came just hours after Smith was released from the Montgomery County Jail on a failure to appear charge related to a child support case. Smith said he was unaware of the court appearance for which he was arrested Sunday morning. The 39-year-old father of 12 sons and 15 daughters by 17 women said he didnít think about his childrenís best interest when he was procreating. ďHow I lived is wrong. I will admit everything,...
  • City of Venice to ban Ďmotherí and Ďfatherí terms on official forms

    09/04/2013 8:54:48 PM PDT · by ReformationFan · 43 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 9-4-13 | Hilary White
    The municipal government of the city of Venice, Italy has passed a law banning the terms ďmotherĒ and ďfather on forms parents must fill out to gain a place for their children at publicly funded day care and kindergartens. The ďcivil rights and anti-discriminationĒ policy was introduced by city councilor Camilla Seibezzi, who said that such changes to language are a fundamental objective to combat stereotypes. ďThe [linguistic] construction forms a category of thought, a daily practice,Ē she said. The newspaper, Corriere del Veneto, reports that the terms will be replaced by ďparent 1Ē and ďparent 2Ē. The change has...
  • Calling Priests "Father"

    09/01/2013 2:10:47 PM PDT · by NYer · 66 replies
    Catholic Answers ^ | August 31, 2013 | Tim Staples
    The other day I received a rather lengthy email from a fellow responding to a chapter in my book, Nuts and Bolts - A Practical How-To Guide for Explaining and Defending the Catholic Faith, specifically responding to my defense of calling priests "father."Score One Up For the ProtestantsI have answered this question hundreds of times over the years, but this fellow's critique caught my attention first of all because he used my own style of argumentation against me. I liked that. "Matthew 23:9," he reminded me, "says, ĎCall no man your father on earth, for you have one Father,...
  • The 10 Commandments of Fatherhood (PMSNBC)

    08/24/2013 7:03:01 PM PDT · by Libloather · 9 replies
    MSN ^ | 8/24/13
    Thou Shalt Love Unconditionally Thou Shalt Not Lie Thou Shalt Teach by Example Thou Shalt Not Expect Perfection Thou Shalt Pay Attention Thou Shalt Be a Role Model Thou Shalt Not Ridicule, Humiliate nor Embarrass Thou Shalt Laugh, Dance and Sing Thou Shalt Take Risks Thou Shalt Respect Your Childrenís Choices
  • Al Gore likens global warming deniers to slavery, apartheid perpetrators (& alcoholic father)

    08/23/2013 2:47:41 PM PDT · by Libloather · 35 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | Leslie Larson
    **SNIP** Despite the chatter from the right about concerns over global warming being overblown, Gore expressed optimism about a vibrancy in environmental activism. He especially expressed excitement that deniers are being ďhit politically.Ē ďTheyíre being subjected to ridicule Ö the ability of the raging deniers to stop progress is waning every single day.Ē
  • Father of the Year

    07/27/2013 12:17:16 PM PDT · by entropy12 · 5 replies
    07/27/2013 | self
    I nominate Hunter Mahan for Father of the Year!
  • Trayvon Martin's Father Cleaning Up Gang-Related Past

    07/01/2013 9:59:38 AM PDT · by Nachum · 20 replies
    breitbart ^ | 7/1/13 | William Bigelow
    If the apple supposedly doesnít fall far from the tree, Trayvon Martinís father Tracy has been pruning his tree of his past to make sure his sonís image isnít tarnished by it. Photos have emerged of Tracy Martin after his sonís death in which there is a tattoo on the side of his neck with an undefinable word; a later photo shows that tattoo was erased, replaced by a tattoo with two hands clasped in prayer. Other photos show Martin alternatively posing with a group that brandished the Crips gang finger signs or stood with a different group in front...
  • What My Sons Teach Me About God: Their defiance and reliance model my own.

    06/17/2013 8:54:34 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 8 replies
    Pajamas Media ^ | 06/17/2013 | Walter Hudson
    My sons. Last week, I became a father for the second time. My wife presented me with another son. I imagine that the birth of a second child proves over time to be a unique experience. There may be no other moment in life which so profoundly demonstrates love’s abundance. When you have your first child, it feels like a pinnacle. How could you possibly love more than that? The prospect of a second child seems to the uninitiated to portend a division of that love between two objects, like the division of an estate between inheritors.I did not...
  • Department of Education to Eliminate 'Mother,' 'Father' From Federal Student Aid Forms

    05/12/2013 5:31:47 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 58 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 05/11/2012 | By Bethany Blankley
    The U.S. Department of Education recently announced that it will no longer use the terms "mother" and "father" when collecting information about a student's legal parents when those parents apply for federal student aid. Instead of using the words "mother" and "father," the new Free Application for Federal Student Aid form (FAFSA) will use "Parent 1" and "Parent 2." The announcement states that the changes to the 2014-2015 federal student aid form "more accurately and fairly assess students' need for aid" and that "Gender-specific terms fail to capture income and other information from one parent when a student's parents are...
  • Pope greets Jesuit superior general: ďHe insisted I treat him like any other JesuitĒ

    03/21/2013 8:03:18 AM PDT · by haffast · 22 replies
    The Deacon's Bench ^ | March 19, 2013 | Deacon Greg Kandra
    A statement from Jesuit Superior General Father Adolfo Nicholas, following yesterdayís meeting with his fellow Jesuit, Pope Francis: ďAt the personal invitation of the Pope Francis, I went to the Santa Marta House, which had been used for the Cardinals present at the Conclave, at 5:30 p.m. He was at the entrance and received me with the usual Jesuit embrace. We had a few pictures taken, at his request, and at my apologies for not keeping protocol he insisted that I treat him like any other Jesuit at the Tulevel, so I did not have to worry about treatments, ďHolinessĒ...
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    01/10/2013 7:50:38 AM PST · by KeyLargo · 44 replies
    news max ^ | Jan 9, 2013
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    01/09/2013 6:04:39 PM PST · by RochesterNYconservative · 22 replies
    Politico ^ | Jan. 9, 2012 | CAITLIN MCDEVITT
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