Putin, Austria name 1915 Armenian killings ‘genocide’

Hurriyet Daily News 4/23/2015

Russian President Vladimir Putin has joined the list of world leaders and governments who have named the killing of Armenians at the hands of the Ottoman Empire “genocide,” just one day after the Austrian parliament issued a similar declaration, prompting Turkey to recall its ambassador.

“April 24, 1915, is a mournful […]

Barack Obama, a Moral and Historical Ignoramus

John Hinderaker PowerLine 2/5/2015

Scott wrote this morning about President Obama’s speech at the National Prayer Breakfast. I think Obama deserves another whack, so here goes.

Much of the speech was fine. But the key passage was where he acknowledged the reality of Islamic aggression and terrorism, and then commented on it…

…remember that during […]

Rubio: Obama's New Cuba Policy 'Puts a Price on Every American Abroad'

Susan Jones CNS News 12/17/2014

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) says he’s glad that American “hostage” Alan Gross has been released from a Cuban prison after five years, but he opposes the process by which his release was secured — “because it puts a price on every American abroad.”

“Governments now know that if they can […]

Sudan 'apostasy' woman Meriam Yahia Ibrahim meets Pope

BBC News 24 July 2014

A Sudanese woman who fled to Italy after being spared a death sentence for renouncing Islam has met the Pope.

Meriam Yahia Ibrahim Ishag flew to Rome with her family after more than a month in the US embassy in Khartoum.

There was global condemnation when she was sentenced […]

The Pope Talked to Obama Today About Religious Liberty. Will It Matter?

Katrina Trinko The Foundry Heritage.org 3/27/2014

 

Vatican, Rome – March 27, 2014.Pope Francis during a meeting with U.S. President Barack Obama a private audience in his private library at the Vatican on March 27, 2014. (Credit Image: © Or/Ropi/ZUMAPRESS.com) [Photo via Newscom]

 

During a meeting today, Pope Francis talked to President Obama […]

Napolitano: Pope Francis should be saving souls, not pocketbooks

Church teaching on personal freedom includes a moral imperative to work and share

Andrew P. Napolitano The Washington Times 12/4/2013

…His encyclical, titled “Joy of the Gospel,” attacks free-market capitalism because it takes too long for the poor to get rich. “They are still waiting,” the pope wrote. Without capitalism, which rewards hard work and […]