The news that Pope Francis met with Kim Davis raises a series of questions that must be answered urgently. Let's begin with trying to understand what happened. And so we should ask: Did Pope Francis know who Kim Davis is?
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Pope Francis arrives in Washington, D.C. as a conquering hero, with jostling crowds lining the street in rapt adulation. Trumpets, pomp, elaborate ceremony and fawning commentary herald the presence of a global rock star. This man crush is as unwarranted as it is embarrassing.
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During Pope Francis’ visit to the United States next week, he will insis
Kim Davis, the Rowan County, Kentucky, clerk who refuses to issue marriage licenses to gay couples, claims to be a Christian. I shall take her at her word. And taking her at her word, I believe that her position lacks both biblical and constitutional merit.
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In 1966, a British planner called Maurice Broady came up with a new term for the archit
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These unique characteristics underpinned the distinctive con
When former British Labour Party Leader Neil Kinnock recently joked that an overweight Conservative minister should be encouraged to run the London marathon, because he’d probably die, you might think it a mere blemish on the Left’s impeccable record of common decency.
The Neoconservatives, Benjamin Netanyahu, and the Republicans Game the System.
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I was on a call-in radio show late one night this week to discuss immigration and my new book, Dream Chasers: Immigration and the American Backlash.