Vichy Catholics

While most Catholics with at least two brain cells to rub together realize that the HHS Mandate “compromise” is a transparent fraud, the usual suspects among the Obama-uber-alles branch of Catholics in this country have been hailing it. Richard Rich Doug Kmiec is

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USCCB Scandal Deepens, U.S. Bishops Remain Silent

[Update at the bottom of this post] The scandal that has engulfed the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) shows no sign in abating. Today we learn even more incriminating facts that continue to tarnish the image of the USCCB.

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USCCB and John Carr In Denial

After the breaking news that showed direct links between John Carr, a top executive of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, with pro-abortion groups dating back 30 years, John Carr has denied any wrong doing. Below watch the full eight

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Heee's Back!

Our old friend and Obama-phile Doug Kmiec, a subject of a few posts on this blog:  here, here,  here, here, here, here, here, here, and here, has come out with a column in defense of the Notre Dame decision to honor

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Res & Explicatio for A.D. 3-10-2009

Salvete AC readers! Here are today’s Top Picks in the Catholic world: 1. There seems to be a growing counter-movement in U.S. politics aligning itself against the Catholic Church.  We see it happening in Connecticut where state legislatures want to

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Let's Change the Subject? Catholics on the Left

One of the most frequently voiced criticisms of right-leaning Catholics is that they were insufficiently critical of the Bush Administration over the past eight years. According to this criticism, conservative Catholics were too eager to paper over the faults of

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MoralAccountability.com

A new website: MoralAccountability.com. This is their mission statement: In the course of the 2008 presidential campaign, a small group of Catholic and Evangelical Protestant intellectuals and activists, while saying that they personally support legal protection for the unborn and

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Blood and Guts Obama?

Obama was the candidate of the anti-war Left, including much of the Catholic anti-war Left.

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Obama and Consequences

My friend Jay Anderson over at his always well worth reading blog, has a story about Father Jay Scott Newman’s controversial decision that voters for Obama should do penance before receiving communion.  The anonymous comments are priceless.  Perhaps some of our readers

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A Coalition For Me, But Not For Thee

Morning’s Minion over at Vox Nova, recently argued that the pro-life movement should disentangle itself from the Republican party. I think a fairly good argument can be made for this position, although I don’t find it entirely convincing. As anyone

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Ross Douthat: Not Backing Down

Today, regarding Kmiec (et al.): But to claim that a candidate who seems primed to begin disbursing taxpayer dollars in support of abortion and embryo-destructive research as soon as he enters the White House somehow represented the better choice for

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Let's Get Started!

Great: President-elect Obama is planning to quickly change President Bush’s ban on federal funding for research that creates & kills human beings to get their precious embryonic stem cells.

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Defeat in Victory?

As was stated in the movie The Untouchables, “We laugh because it’s funny, and we laugh because it’s true. ” Courtesy of the Onion with a salute to Rick Lugari who brought it to my attention.

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Douthat Puts Kmiec in His Place

Many of us on the conservative side of the spectrum have been sounding a tad cranky the last couple days.  Still, occasionally this frustration is channeled into well deserved directions.  Commenter and fellow Steubenville alumnus FUS01 pointed me towards a

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The Dilemma of the PLCOS

It occurred to me recently that the typical Pro-Life Catholic Obama Supporter finds himself in a bit of a pickle… on the one hand, he obviously hopes (and prays?) that Senator Obama wins the presidential election; on the other hand,

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Kmiec on Korzen, Kelly and Chaput – A Matter of Priorities

“Catholic Answers: Two books for voters who take their faith seriously”– Doug Kmiec, who has lately become something of a poster-boy and spokesman for ‘Catholics for Obama’, reviews Archbishop Chaput’s Render unto Caesar: Serving the Nation by Living Our Catholic

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