She’s 10 and May Be Sold to a Brothel!

In The New York Times: M. is an ebullient girl, age 10, who ranks near the top of her fourth-grade class and dreams of being a doctor. Yet she, like all of India, is at a turning point, and it looks as if her family may instead sell her to a brothel. Her mother is…

A New Bridge across the Tiber

The Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham has now been established in England. By Easter this year, three bishops, sixty priests, and nearly one thousand lay people had left the Church of England to be received into the Catholic Church. Archbishop Donald Wuerl is working with interested parties to establish the ordinariate in the United…

Netanyahu Vows to Defend Borders

Stand for Israel reports: The Israeli Defense Forces are gearing up for next week’s planned protests in which thousands of Arabs are expected to rush towards Israel in an attempt to breach its borders. The demonstrations have been planned to coincide with the forty-fourth anniversary of the ’67 War’s conclusion and is referred to as “Naksa…

Dr Death is Dead

Via Dr Jim West: CNN just reported (in an email alert) Dr. Jack Kevorkian, 83, has died after a blood clot lodged in his heart, according to the Detroit Free Press.  His lawyer told the paper it appears a blood clot from his leg broke free and lodged in his heart. “It was peaceful. He…

Roman Ship Carried Live Fish Tank

The ancient Romans might have traded live fish across the Mediterranean Sea by endowing their ships with an ingenious hydraulic system, a new investigation into a second century A.D. wreck suggests. Consisting of a pumping system designed to suck the sea water into a fish tank, the apparatus has been reconstructed by a team of…