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PowerLinks 03.04.15

Vatican security chief confirms ISIS is a threat to Pope Francis Meghan DeMaria, The Week Domenico Giani, commander of the Vatican’s security forces, told Italy’s Polizia Moderna that ISIS presents a significant threat to Pope Francis and the Vatican. Continue Reading...

Why Spock Matters

Leonard Nimoy, best known for his role as Spock in the Star Trek television series and movies, passed away last week. For many of us, it was a sad event. Nimoy had created a memorable character that is an enduring and endearing part of our pop culture lexicon. Continue Reading...

Video & Audio: Sirico on Fox News, Gregg on Relevant Radio

On Friday afternoon, Acton Institute President Rev. Robert A. Sirico joined Neil Cavuto on Fox News Channel to discuss the notable lack of outrage on the part of the media in response to the slaughter of Christians by terrorist organization ISIS. Yesterday, Acton’s Director of Research Samuel Gregg made an appearance on Relevant Radio’s The Drew Mariani Show to discuss Pope Francis’ recent comments calling money “the dung of the devil,” setting them in their proper context and discussing the Pope’s comments on cooperative organizations as well. Continue Reading...

We Need More Honesty in GMO Debates

A new report out of the U.K. shows just how muddled discussion on genetically modified crops really is. Late last week the U.K. House of Commons Science and Technology Committee published: “Advanced genetic techniques for crop improvement: regulation, risk, and precaution.” Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 03.03.15

Pope To Christians Captured By ISIS: You Have Not Been Forgotten Diane Montagna, Aleteia At Sunday Angelus, Pope Francis sends message to Syrian and Iraqi Christians. A Thin Line of Defense Against Honor Killings Alissa J. Continue Reading...