There’s No Place Like Creighton University

Although it happened a couple of weeks back, it was bound to happen. A President of a Catholic University has cited Pope Francis as an influential factor extending health benefits to same-sex “spouses” of university employees. According to the Omaha World-Herald:

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PopeWatch: Think Hard About This

The Pope spoke quite strongly against abortion, euthanasia and in vitro fertilization on Saturday to the Association of Italian Catholic doctors The dominant thinking sometimes suggests a “false compassion”, that which believes that it is: helpful to women to promote

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Stonewall Jim

    In 1852 a cadet challenged Professor Thomas Jonathan Jackson to a duel.  A brilliant student, the cadet had been expelled from the Virginia Military Institute due to charges brought against him by Professor Jackson alleging classroom disobedience.  Enraged

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Civil Disobedience and Afflicting the Comfortable

Several years ago I composed this examination of civil disobedience and the different forms that have developed since Henry David Thoreau coined, or at least popularized, the term in his 1849 essay “Resistance to Civil Government” (AKA “On the Duty

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