Kmiec resigns, effective on the Feast of the Assumption

It has to be the most conspicuously religious resignation letter President Obama has received, coming from a high-profile Catholic in his administration: Douglas Kmiec, U.S. Ambassador to Malta, plans to resign from his post on August 15. Kmiec’s resignation follows the release of a State Department report which criticized him for a number of alleged [Read More...]

Kmiec decries "hostility to expressions of faith" in Washington

The Catholic who made headlines three years ago for his support of Barack Obama is making headlines again — for different reasons. Details: A key Catholic supporter of President Barack Obama complained Friday that a government audit criticizing his work as the U.S. ambassador to Malta reflects some State Department officials’ hostility toward expressions of [Read More...]