'Passion of the Christ' 10th anniversary surprise

by Mary Jo Anderson -- [caption id="attachment_393017" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="Actor Jim Caviezel portraying Jesus in "The Passion of the Christ.""][/caption] "The Passion of the Christ" riveted audiences 10 years ago. Whatever their faith, more…

Pope's U.N. address won't please everyone

by Mary Jo Anderson -- Pope Benedict XVI Pope Benedict XVI will address the United Nation's General Assembly tomorrow morning on the occasion of the 60th anniversary year of the U.N.'s Universal Declaration more…

South Africa becomes 'Sodom and Gomorrah'

by Mary Jo Anderson -- Despite pleas the country would become the "Sodom and Gomorrah of Africa," South Africa has become the first nation on its continent to legalize homosexual unions. Within hours more…

Catholic bishops' 'gay' guidelines 'gravely flawed'

by Mary Jo Anderson -- "Gravely flawed" – that's the dire warning of medical experts who have seen copies of the proposed guidelines for "Ministry to Persons with Homosexual Inclinations," to be released more…

Ramadan a time of military favor?

by Mary Jo Anderson -- TOURS, France – Frederic Guesdon won the 100th edition of the Paris-Tours classic on Sunday. The picturesque valley where cyclists whooshed uphill toward their prize no longer bears more…

Christians slam 'homophobia' resolution

by Mary Jo Anderson -- The European Parliament's recently passed resolution "Homophobia in Europe" has raised alarms among European pro-family groups, Christians and others who worry the measure is a move to cut more…

Clinton-Soros initiative
at U.N. summit

by Mary Jo Anderson -- Expect world leaders to dodge some scheduled United Nations sessions today in a rush to attend the opening round of the Clinton Global Initiative, where 750 global glitterati more…

Sex-ed programs designed
by prostitution advocates

by Mary Jo Anderson -- Although one result of the Catholic Church's traumatic clergy-sex scandal last year was the mandating of "personal safety training" sex-education programs to protect the next generation of youngsters more…

Global court threatens
Blair, Bush?

by Mary Jo Anderson -- The world's first global court has opened for business at The Hague, as the fanfare for the christening of the International Criminal Court featured a largely unnoticed warning more…