Ben Butera

Government as Teacher

We like to think we’re all independent thinkers, and we are to a point, but I’m afraid our thinking is influenced by outside powers and principalities whether we like it or not; whether we know it or not. The government

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Donald R. McClarey

PopeWatch: Canonical Penalties

The Pope can ignore a vote to bring abortion to Ireland, but his man in Tucson wants to go Innocent III on those trying to uphold the immigration laws of our nation:   Tucson Bishop Edward Weisenburger raised the possibility

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Donald R. McClarey

Technical Difficulties

We were migrating to a new provider and hence our absence yesterday.  We are back now!

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Foxfier

Holding Minors Separately From Adult Arrestees

Since the topic is very hot currently, I thought it might be a good idea to explain why this policy came about. Before the Obama administration put in this detention policy (yes, it is several years old, not sure why

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Donald R. McClarey

Ten Years of TAC: A Priest Born on Flag Day

(The American Catholic will observe its tenth anniversary in October.  We will be reposting some classic TAC posts of the past.  This post is from August 6, 2012.) One of the most highly decorated chaplains of World War II, Father

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