Life-Less Presidential Debates

(photo: CNS/Reuters) is drawing attention to an online petition seeking to get Barack Obama and John McCain to discuss abortion and marriage in tonight’s debate.

The petition can be viewed here at the FRCAction website.

“From wars to rumors of wars and from financial meltdowns to rumors of further financial meltdowns, there are a lot of viable questions to ask the presidential candidates,” notes. “But in the midst of it all, issues like abortion have not come up ONCE at the first two presidential debates. Can you believe it?”

— Tom McFeely

Representing the Holy Spirit that descended “like a dove” and hovered over Jesus when he was baptized.

Bishop Burbidge: The Pandemic is Our ‘Pentecost Moment’

This “21st century Pentecost moment” brought on by the pandemic, Bishop Michael Burbidge said, has underscored the need for good communication in the Church across all forms of media, in order to invite people into the fullness of the Gospel.