U.S. Catholics and Protestants agree: 500 years after Reformation, they have more in common than not

Emily McFarlan Miller CRUX According to a new survey, more Protestants reported they believe salvation comes through a mix of faith and good works (52 percent) — the traditionally Catholic position — than through “faith alone” (46 percent). That belief — “sola fide” in Latin — is one of five […]

Texas Governor Abbott Declares Sunday a Day of Prayer

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WHEREAS, Hurricane Harvey hit the Texas coast on Friday, August 25, 2017, causing massive destruction along the Coastal Bend before moving up the Texas coast into Central and Southeast Texas resulting in unprecedented flooding and tragic loss of life; and WHEREAS, Texans have remained strong throughout this ordeal, with neighbor […]

Big Tech and Big Government Censoring the Internet. Who’s Next?

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Alex Newman New American Since the orchestrated violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, the establishment effort to censor the Internet has gone into overdrive. It started with the take down of unsavory white supremacist, neo-Nazi-type websites such as the Daily Stormer — it always starts with the easy targets. Google and GoDaddy, […]

‘I consulted a psychoanalyst,’ Pope Francis reveals in new book

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CRUX In a tell-all conversation with a French sociologist, Pope Francis opened up about his visits to a psychoanalyst during his time in Argentina, the importance of Christian roots and of Arab heritage in Europe, the resistance to his apostolic letter on marriage ‘Amoris Laetitia‘ and social issues like abortion […]

China bans children from attending church services as it continues a crackdown on religious practices

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Sophie Williams The Daily Mail Authorities in China have tightened their grip on the country’s churches by ordering that children are to be banned from joining religious groups.  The ban also prohibits children from attending religious sermons and other activities in several provinces across the country.  Control on the country’s churches began […]

Acid flashback: CIA’s mind-control experiment reverberates 40 years after hearings

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Dan Boylan The Washington Times Forty years later, the story still seems hard to credit: In the summer of 1977, Capitol Hill was gripped by revelations of the CIA’s top-secret MK-Ultra mind control research program, targeting unsuspecting American citizens, in some cases by luring them to brothels to be fed LSD-laced […]