Only Dead Christians

    Ronald S. Lauder, President of the World Jewish Congress, in an op ed in The New York Times wonders why there is silence over the slaughter of Christians by jihadists around the globe:     WHY is the world

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Pope Benedict: Religious Freedom Under Threat in America

  Pope Benedict, judging from this address on January 19 to American bishops in Rome, apparently understands the high stakes in the outcome of this year’s election, even if many American Catholics do not: Dear Brother Bishops, I greet all

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Remembering Bastille Day

Today is Bastille Day, typically associated with the start of the French Revolution. In honor of that blessed event, I offer up this classic piece by John Zmirak: Remember when the L.A. riots spun out of control, and engulfed the

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George Weigel: Defend Religious Freedom

George Weigel wrote a timely article in National Review Online titled, Defending Religious Freedom in Full. In it cites the extremist attacks in expressing our Catholic faith in the public square. The forms of these attacks are egregious because they

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Palin Responds to Family Guy Attack on Trig

Sarah Palin and Bristol Palin respond to the vile Family Guy attack on Trig, her son with Down’s Syndrome: People are asking me to comment on yesterday’s Fox show that felt like another kick in the gut. Bristol was one who

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A Stumbling Block to School Administrators

Hattip to Ed Morrissey at Hot Air.  As someone who received an undergraduate degree in the teaching of social studies, I am never very surprised when a school administration decides to engage in an act of public stupidity, however, this

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Jimmy Carter, anti-Catholic Bigot

I’ve never had much use for Jimmy Carter.  I view him as in the running with James Buchanan for the title of worst President of the United States, and he has always struck me as a mean and spiteful little

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Obama Appoints Anti-Catholic Bigot to Advisory Council

Hattip to Jay Anderson at Pro Ecclesia.  With a sense of irony I would admire under other circumstances, President Obama has appointed anti-Catholic bigot Harry Knox to the Advisory Council on Faith Based and Neighborhood Partnerships.  Mr. Knox is a

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Bigotry and the "Stimulus" Bill

There are many good reasons to oppose the “stimulus” bill, more accurately known as the Bankrupt the Nation Act of 2009, in addition to the basic objection that it is an act of fiscal insanity.  Now we can add one

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Your Tax Dollars at Work

Hattip to Patrick Madrid and A Catholic Mom in Hawaii.  The above piece of blasphemy and raw anti-Catholic bigotry was partially paid for with your tax dollars.  As long as Catholics sit on their hands and do nothing this type of

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Andrew Sullivan's Rage

Seems as if last weeks lecture by Cardinal Stafford at CUA where he referenced President-elect Obama’s presidential campaign as “apocalyptic” has gotten Church dissenter and gay activitist Andrew Sullivan all hot and bothered: “The Vatican hierarchy has become radicalized under Benedict and John

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A Persecuted Church?

A very liberal friend in California challenged my support of Proposition 8 and homosexual “marriage” by stating that the faithful would still be able to “discriminate” against them in churches. Well, beside the utter ridiculousness of her statement, it looks

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