Vatican’s role in space mission
Sheila Liaugminas | 23 May 2011
I have been an avid follower of the NASA program and followed its missions since childhood. So I found this last one particularly poignant.
Church attacks and the facts
Sheila Liaugminas | 30 March 2010
The media mantra over the weekend, and they increasingly hyperventilated as the tone ramped up, was ‘What did the Pope know and when did he know it?’ Headlines by Sunday on the 24/7 news cycles were something having to do with ‘Calls for the Pope to resign! Yes, Benedict is beleaguered, as is the Church, but one casualty out of the public eye is truth.
UN conference on women: Shedding light
Sheila Liaugminas | 12 March 2010
Many thousands of women, organizations and NGOs descended on New York for the recent global checkup with the annual ’Commission on the Status of Women’, with the Beijing conference as sort of a benchmark. It was heavy on the agenda of spreading access to abortion under the mantle of ‘reproductive rights’, but there was a large pro-life contingent there to stake claims that authentic dignity for women comes from true universal human rights….for all human beings.
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Senate confirmation hearings,
Archbishop Charles Chaput,
John Paul II,