The Baby and the Quarterback

My ignorance of sports is vast.  However, I believe I now have a favorite quarterback.  Focus on the Family has paid for a 30 second ad during the Super Bowl featuring former University of Florida Quarterback Tim Tebow and his mother Pam. 

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Res et Explicatio for AD 8-7-2009

Salvete AC readers! Buckle Up! Because here are today’s Top Picks in the Catholic world: 1. Archbishop Timothy Dolan of New York commended President Obama and the Democratic Party efforts in reforming Health Care.  He said this during the Knights

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Nat Hentoff takes President Obama to task

Nat Hentoff’s characteristically blunt and ‘no b.s.’ columns used to be one of chief attractions of the Village Voice, before they made the foolish mistake of letting him go. Politically he’s not one you can apply a label to —

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Tortured Credibility

It has become an oft repeated trope of Catholics who are on the left or the self-consciously-unclassifiable portions of the American political spectrum that the pro-life movement has suffered a catastrophic loss of credibility because of its association with the

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What does President Barack Obama actually MEAN?

For consideration: an excerpt from President Barack Obama’s commencement speech at Notre Dame: The soldier and the lawyer may both love this country with equal passion, and yet reach very different conclusions on the specific steps needed to protect us

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Res & Explicatio for A.D. 4-1-2009

Salvete AC readers! Here are today’s Top Picks in the Catholic world: 1. I recently received confirmation from Lila Rose to post here on American Catholic that a little over two weeks ago she converted to the Catholic faith on March 15 in the

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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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To Pray, To Engage, and Fight Like a Maccabee.

I confess I am disappointed to see one of my colleagues at American Catholic dismiss the “Open Letter to President-Elect Barack Obama” as only so much “fruitless and pointless rhetoric”. In response, permit me to explain what led to my

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A Call to Arms for God, Life, and Country

With the election of the most anti-life president in this nations history, Christians across America will soon be facing a daunting gauntlet of attacks on the sanctity of life.  We need to now follow Jesus more than ever, embrace His teachings,

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Friend of the Unborn

Perhaps the most villified US President since Abraham Lincoln, George Bush has been a strong pro-life President.

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FOCA meet the USCCB

The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops have made fighting against the Freedom of Choice Act a high priority in their current meeting.  The Catholic Church and the incoming Obama administration are on a  collision course in regard to abortion. 

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Marriage Looks to Win in California

While there is generally little to rejoice at in the results of yesterdays elections, there is a glimmer of light on the West Coast for those who believe in Christianity and Western Culture: As of this morning California Proposition 8,

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Bishops Call For Both/And Approach to Life

Election fever is catching everybody these days, even bishops, and since it’s so fashionable to issue clarifying statements about the 30+ page Faithful Citizenship document, Cardinal Justin Rigali (chairman of the USCCB* Committee on Pro-Life Activities) and Bishop William Murphy (chairman

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Palin On Abortion In Johnstown, Pennsylvania-October 11

For years pro-lifers have dreamed about a national candidate who is not only pro-life, but who actually talks about it, and not just to pro-life groups.  We have such a candidate in Sarah Palin.  Here is the text of the relevant

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