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LOOP: Middle East must do more against terrorism, says Trump

CATHOLIC // At Notre Dame’s commencement, Vice President Pence blasts free speech suppression on college campuses as “noxious” and “wholly outside the American tradition.” During his speech, a few dozen students got up and walked out...Show More Summary

This guy built a replica of St. Peter’s Square with 36,000 toothpicks.

It’s already been done with Legos, but now someone has built a miniature St. Peter’s Square out of toothpicks.  36,000 of them.  That’s a lot of toothpicks.  Laid end-to-end that’s almost two miles of toothpicks. The replica was built by a guy from Colombia named Alberto Antonio Cruz Serna, and it took him 17 months [...]

LOOP: Notre Dame students plan walkout during Pence speech

CATHOLIC // Some Notre Dame students are planning on walking out during Vice President’s speech during commencement on Sunday. The organizers claim that they are doing the walkout in “solidarity with all marginalized people affectedShow More Summary

Washington Elites, Media Freaking Out

It’s been a wild few days. Anonymous leaks, a media-driven campaign suggesting overt obstruction of justice, and of course… screeching calls for impeachment of the President of the United States. Democrats have been drafting impeachment papers since before President Trump took office. Big Abortion and their left-wing allies, including many in the media, have openly [...]

LOOP: Former FBI director to lead Russian investigation

FBI // The Justice Department announced that former FBI Director Robert Mueller will become General Counsel in charge of the investigation involving Russian influence in the election. The appointment received immediate bipartisan support...Show More Summary

LOOP: Paper alleges Trump ordered Comey to back off investigation

FBI // The New York Times ran a report that immediately sent shockwaves through DC. The paper claims that President Trump asked former FBI Director James Comey to drop the agency’s investigation into former national security adviserShow More Summary

LOOP: Report claims Trump gave secret intel to Russians

TOP SECRET // The Washington Post claimed that President Trump shared classified intelligence with the Russians in a meeting at the Oval Office. But National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster denied the report: “I was in the room. It didn’t...Show More Summary

Jesus ate pizza. Yes he did.

What foods did Jesus eat? I recently had this discussion with someone.  We guessed at various things, agreed on most, and disagreed on a couple.  It can be an interesting thing to speculate about.  I finally got around to googling it and found this little slideshow.  It’s got what you’d expect – bread, grapes, lamb, [...]

LOOP: Pope celebrates 100 years at Fatima

MOTHER’S DAY // A special shout-out to all the mothers who read the Loop. Thank you for all you do for your family, and for your church.  FATIMA // Pope Francis at Fatima: Be like Saints Francisco and Jacinta, and offer yourselves to...Show More Summary

LOOP: FBI Acting Director: No effort to impede investigation

FBI // Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe contradicts the media’s narrative on the firing of FBI Director James Comey. McCabe said that there has been no effort to impede Russia investigation – which was the driving insinuation of virtually...Show More Summary

LOOP: Democrats hound GOP over Comey firing

FBI // Senate Republicans nonetheless expressed concern that President Trump mishandled the firing of FBI Director Comey. Democrats threatened to grind the Senate to a halt until a special prosecutor is named. (For some reason politicos...Show More Summary

LOOP: Trump fires FBI director Comey

FBI // President Trump has fired FBI Director James Comey, removing the top enforcement official while the agency is in the midst of its investigation about possible Russian meddling in the elections. Democrats were apoplectic at the news, calling it a ‘constitutional crisis.’ A few GOP Senators also expressed deep concerns over the firing. Show More Summary

Why Catholics should read new book “Littlest Suffering Souls”

If your only hope is in this fragile, fraught life, then suffering of any sort is an affront. Atheist understanding of life is so narrowed by its limited focus on physical, quantifiable existence that suffering seems a scandal which, all by itself, cancels out the possibility of a god who is both loving and just. [...]

LOOP: Trump nominates 10 to federal courts

JUDICIARY // President Trump nominates ten conservatives for the federal courts. After eight years, President Obama was able to get 9 of the 13 circuit courts to be majority Democratic nominees. Trump can reverse that advantage in just...Show More Summary

LOOP: Army secretary withdraws over transgender comments

DEFUND PP // Ivanka Trump tried to convince Cecile Richards to split Planned Parenthood in two — with one entity doing abortions, and another organization that focused on women’s health but didn’t do abortions — thereby not jeopardizing federal funding. Show More Summary

Religious Freedom is a Journey, Not the Destination

Thursday was a good day for Little Sisters of the Poor and for anyone who cares about religious liberty. On one end of Pennsylvania Avenue, President Trump signed an executive order instructing the Lois Lerner types at the IRS to cease their ideological attacks on religious organizations while on the other end of the avenue, [...]

CV LOOP: Religious liberty order signed; Healthcare bill passes

HEALTH CARE // The GOP-led House passed a partial repeal of the Affordable Care Act by a 217-to-213 vote. But the Senate seems likely to start from scratch and write their own health care bill. HEALTH CARE // A Democratic Senator facing a difficult reelection in 2018 said he is open to repealing and replacing Obamacare. “It needs to [...]

Brian Burch reports from White House on religious liberty executive order

I’m in the Rose Garden at the White House with the Little Sisters of the Poor. And I just watched President Trump as he signed his first executive order providing relief for organizations that have religious objections to the onerous HHS contraceptive mandate. The Little Sisters of the Poor are now free to serve and [...]

CV LOOP: House to vote today on Obamacare partial repeal

HEALTH CARE // Confident that House Republicans have the votes to partially repeal Obamacare, Vice President Pence said: “Tomorrow, we begin the end of Obamacare, once and for all.” House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy added: “We will...Show More Summary

CV LOOP: Religious liberty executive order coming Thursday

RELIGIOUS LIBERTY // President Trump expected to issue an executive order on religious liberty on Thursday, which is also the National Day of Prayer. According to reports, Vice President Pence — along with grassroots pressure — was critical...Show More Summary

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