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Gail Finke

A look back at another snowy day, this one in December, when it the Downtown Dayton Parishes held a Live Nativity in the parking lot of Holy Trinity Church. Children portraying the people in the Nativity story bundled up against temperatures in the 20s, but the live animals (including the camels)

By Gail Finke A new division at the federal Department of Health and Human Services will “restore federal enforcement of our nation’s laws that protect the fundamental and unalienable rights of conscience and religious freedom,” according to HHS Acting Secretary Eric Hargan. Announced Jan. 18, the division is part of

By Walt Schaefer “I will never forget that day,” said Rosie Prier: Dec. 14, 1996. “I was the only person available to initially counsel a woman who came to our women’s center thinking we were the abortion clinic. After talking with me, then having an ultrasound, she left deciding to

By Gail Finke Neither of them were long-time bakers when they applied to be on network television’s only prime time baking contest. An experienced cook, he’d only been baking for a few months. She’d baked cakes, lots of them – and after baking for her large wedding last winter, had

University of Dayton Students attend March for Life. (Courtesy Photo)
By Gail Finke Monday is the anniversary of the Roe v. Wade and Doe v. Bolton decision that legalized abortion on demand, up until the moment of birth, in the United States and has led to the slaughter of more than 55 million unborn children. Thousands from Greater Cincinnati attend

By Gail Finke Ohio’s Senate passed a bill that would require remains of aborted children to be buried or cremated at abortion businesses’ expense yesterday. Sponsored by Sen. Joe Uecker, R-Miami Township, the law would require that abortionists ask mothers to choose from burial and cremation services they have arranged,

By Gail Finke The Toronto Right to Life Association filed a suit against the Canadian government this week, alleging that a change to funding the Canada Summer Jobs (CSJ) program amounts to government discrimination against churches and other religious groups that condemn abortion and hold conservative positions on social issues,

See minute 30.30 for the exchange about free speech between Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and a student. In it Trudeau said that speech and belief are protected by Canadian law, but acting on beliefs is not. Canadian PM’s clarification on Summer Jobs Program funding seems to affirm that churches and other religions that follow their

By Gail Finke The Canada Summer Jobs Program (CSJ) helping small businesses and charities pay salaries for summer workers got an extra $113 million this year, but pro-life organizations and traditional Christians suspect they need not apply. New restrictions on grants require that both the jobs and the “core mandates”

Although Debbie Staresinic worked with a professional designer from Faith and Family Productions for her new book of rosary meditations, she has a background in design and photography. That training helped her do her part to market the book with daily Instagram posts that feature artful photos of the book