Minnesota Catholic leaders disappointed in vote over marriage amendment

Details: Minnesota Catholic leaders issued statements on Wednesday expressing deep disappointment over the defeat of the proposed marriage amendment. The Minnesota Catholic Conference, the public policy arm of Catholic bishops in Minnesota, said that despite the setback, “our efforts to promote and defend the cornerstone social institution of marriage will continue.”… …Minnesota Catholic bishops have been [Read More...]

Church seeks donations to pay for ads to defeat same-sex marriage

Details from the Minnesota Star-Tribune: Minnesota Roman Catholics will receive a letter this week from the state’s bishops, urging them to donate money for television ads asking voters to say yes to a constitutional amendment to ban same-sex marriage. For many of the more than 400,000 Catholic households expected to get the letter, it marks [Read More...]

The 11-year-old genius who's thinking of becoming a priest

My brother-in-law who teaches at Notre Dame sent me this great story this morning: a boy genius in Minnesota who was home-schooled — and who is weighing all his career options: Most people enter college as a teenager with the hope of graduating in four to five years, but in that same time span, one University [Read More...]


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