Religion

Divine Providence and Independence Day

Quin Hillyer, PJ Media

There is a straight line of reverence for one true God that runs from the settlers writing the Mayflower Compact to the patriots of liberty declaring independence from the mighty British Empire, and from thence to the statesmen who hashed out the Constitution of the new United States. As we celebrate Independence Day, let us recognize that God's influence on our founders was crucial, and thank God for our freedom.

Kim Kardashian is No Virgin Mary

Bill Donohue, CNS News

We know that Kim K. and her family have been through a lot—their problems are mostly self-induced—but that is no excuse for ripping off Catholic iconography to make a quick buck and grab headline news.

Where’s the Conservative Leadership?

It is obvious that American culture and the moral foundation of our society are in free fall, but conservative leaders are all too often spending their time navel gazing or worrying about offending some politician rather than calling their grassroots adherents to stand against the great moral crises facing America, and indeed all of western civilization.

Hide the Women and Children: What A Vote For Donald Trump Really Means

Richard A. Viguerie, CHQ Chairman
As the Iowa Caucuses approach it is important that cultural conservatives and faith-first voters recognize what a vote for Donald Trump actually means.

China: Historic Empire Transformed, Fragile Leader In The Making?

The People's Republic of China is now freer, despite the recent crackdown on dissent. Religion is spreading despite attempts to reduce its visibility. Criticism is widespread, even though such views cannot be broadcast. The country is also much more prosperous than before, which increases Beijing’s stake in a stable international order.

From Our Big Surprise Department: Study Shows Religion Cuts Crime

Researchers asked respondents about eight varying types of delinquency including littering, skipping school or work, using illegal drugs, fare dodging, shoplifting, music piracy, property damage and violence against the person. The results of the research imply that the act of visiting a place of worship may trigger a significant reduction in the likelihood of involvement in certain types of criminal and delinquent behavior.

Cruz: We Need A Spiritual Revival

David Brody, The Brody File

While in Iowa, Ted Cruz said, "If we keep going down this path we’re risking losing our nation."

Rise in Non-Religious: Good or Bad?

Billy Hallowell, The Blaze

No religion, no moral compass. Have we lost our way without the Founders’ Christian values to guide us?