Monthly Archives: April 2010

Dragging Hay Bales and Agendas into Church – Patrick o'Hannigan, The Paragraph Farmer

Peggy Noonan and Nicholas Kristof want to fix the Catholic Church. With Noonan writing for theWall Street Journal and Kristof writing for the New York Times, neither columnist needs parchment on a door in a university town to float thesis statements, but … Continue reading

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A Charitable Endeavor – Charles J. Chaput, First Things

To understand Catholic charities in the United States today, we need to remember two simple facts. First, the Catholic experience in America has been different from the Church’s history in Europe. Second, while the founders’ belief in religious liberty remains … Continue reading

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R.I health care system quits Catholic Health Association over reform stance – Joe Carlson, ModernHealthcare.com

Bishop Tobin has done the right thing in withdrawing from CHA, and makes a statement that Catholic hospitals must conform the the teachings of the Church. Congratulations Bishop Tobin!  Let us pray that others will soon follow your example and … Continue reading

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Finding Fatima trailer

Here are some clips form the up-coming film, Finding Fatima. This looks like a truly inspiring film, and it will be released on May 13, 2010.

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Indiana Right to Life Will No Longer Endorse Democrats – W. James Antle, III

Indiana Right to Life’s political action committee will no longer support Democratic candidates for office after the defection of putatively pro-life Hoosier Democrats Brad Ellsworth, Joe Donnelly, and Baron Hill on the abortion funding language in the health care bill. … Continue reading

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Home State of Top Senate Democrat Files Suit Against Pro-Abortion Health Care – Steven Ertelt, LifeNews

Carson City, NV (LifeNews.com) — The home state of the top Democrat in the Senate filed a lawsuit today against the new pro-abortion health care law. Nevada Gov. Jim Gibbons announced he will rely on outside attorneys to sue the … Continue reading

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The Pope, the Scandal, and the Crib Notes for Journalism 101 – Patrick O'Hannigan, American Spectator

Here we are among the calla lilies, many of us meditating on the eternal resonance of events in and around old Jerusalem, yet spring chores still need doing, and the crabgrass of ignorance is even more stubborn than the weeds … Continue reading

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The Catholic Church's Catastrophe – Peggy Noonan, WSJ

The press and the pope deserve credit for confronting scandal. There is an interesting and very modern thing that often happens when individuals join and rise within mighty and venerable institutions. They come to think of the institution as invulnerable—to … Continue reading

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Cardinal Levada Responds to NY Times -UPDATE – Elizabeth Scalia, The Anchoress

A week into the whirlwind sown by a NY Times article that traveled around the world before accuracy, fairness or balance could get their pants on, Cardinal William J. Levada, the pope’s successor as Prefect of the Congregation for the … Continue reading

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