Archive for December, 2007

No December on FIC Blog is complete without a mention of the attacks on faith that have unfortunately become such a routine fact of the Christmas season. The good news is that things appear to be on the upswing. Yes, there was that silly atheist sign in Vernon attempting to link religious faith to the the terrorist attacks […]

Colorado Springs, Colo. –  Focus on the Family Chairman James C. Dobson, Ph.D., issued the following statement Monday in response to the shootings at New Life Church in Colorado Springs and Youth With a Mission missionary center in Arvada: The Focus on the Family community is grieving over the Sunday shootings at New Life Church and […]

Democracy Without God?

I’ve had occasion to note the existence of New Haven’s underground Catholic scene. Many of you involved in it are abuzz about tonight’s event. From For God, For Country and For Yale: Democracy Without God? Reflections on Europe and America Free Lecture by George Weigel Thursday, December 6, 2007 at 7:00 p.m. Church of St. […]

Last September 300 people attended an FIC rally on a Wednesday morning at the state Capitol to protest the Connecticut Supreme Court’s pending same-sex “marriage” ruling. The Courant ignored it. Last Saturday, about two dozen activists held a few events around the Capitol targeting “apathy” toward AIDS. The Sunday Courant’s coverage of it appeared front […]

It’s bad for the environment: Scientists have quantified for the first time the extent to which divorce damages the environment. The researchers found that the combined use of electricity across the two new households created rose 53% while water use was up by 42%. Across America – one of 12 countries studied – divorced households […]

Another front page above-the-fold story in today’s New Haven Register: HARTFORD — The number of same-sex couples in this state entering into civil unions has declined dramatically over the past year, according to the latest state records. But advocates and opponents of gay marriage differ sharply about the reasons for the drop in civil unions. […]