PopeWatch: Nelson Mandela

  Like almost all world leaders, Pope Francis has paid tribute to the late President of South Africa, Nelson Mandela: It was with sadness that I learned of the death of former President Nelson Mandela, and I send prayerful condolences

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Patrick Kennedy Will Not Run For Re-election

Patrick Kennedy, a Democrat Congressman from Rhode Island and a son of Teddy Kennedy, has announced that he will not run for re-election.  Kennedy in recent months has been engaged in a very public conflict with his Bishop Thomas J. Tobin over

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Bishop Tobin On The Factor

Hattip to commenter Mr. H.  Here is how Bishop Tobin comes across when he is allowed to actually get a word in edgewise.  Compare and contrast his O’Reilly interview with his ambushview with Chris “Obama Makes My Leg Tingle” Matthews.

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Patrick Kennedy Barred From Communion

Patrick Kennedy, a son of Ted Kennedy and a Democrat Congressman from Rhode Island, has been engaging in a very public conflict with the Bishop of Providence Thomas J. Tobin.  Prior posts on this combative dialogue are here and here.  Kennedy has now

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"Your position is unacceptable to the Church"

Faithful readers of this blog will recall this post here  discussing the Bishop of Providence Thomas J. Tobin taking Patrick Kennedy, Teddy’s son, to task for attacking the Church over ObamaCare.  Now the Bishop has written the following letter to Congressman

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The Flames of Dissent and Discord

Politicians make asinine statements all the time, but sometimes there is one that stands out from the crowd for its sheer cluelessness, duplicity and perversity.  Patrick Kennedy, yep, one of Teddy Kennedy’s sons, a Democrat member of Congress from Rhode Island,

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