Tag Archives: ISIS

Confusion Rises

By Charlie Johnston   Yesterday, ISIS operatives murdered French Priest Jacques Hamel while he was saying Mass and critically injured a nun before being taken down by French police. In the last week, Jihadists have mounted five attacks in Germany. … Continue reading

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Honor Thy Fathers

By Charlie Johnston The Internet has been rocked by stories that Salesian Priest Fr. Tom Uzhunnalil is being tortured By ISIS and will be crucified on Good Friday. Fr. Tom has, indeed, been kidnapped. But there is no information yet … Continue reading

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Turbulence Ahead

By Charlie Johnston The last few weeks for me have been something of a foreshadowing of what lies immediately ahead. Besides a three-day power outage and a five-day Internet outage I had a week’s worth of floods. The heavy snowstorm brought … Continue reading

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Is the Pope in Danger From Militant Muslims?

(This is a guest column by Dan Lynch, of Dan Lynch Apostolates. It is particularly timely as the world is at a tipping point with how it will deal with Islamic radicalism. Regulars here know that Lynch is a deeply valued … Continue reading

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Correction and Update

By Charlie Johnston In a response to a comment the other day I noted the geographic restrictions involved in the president’s request for an authorization of military force against ISIS. While that was part of an earlier proposal, the request … Continue reading

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Be Not Afraid: God Has a Plan

I have been searching for just the right word to describe to you what my work is. I have thought of ambassador, as that captures much of what I am sent for. But a reader, speaking on another matter, gave me … Continue reading

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