State of the Union: who was there

Some notable Catholics were special guests, according to CNS: Washington Cardinal Donald W. Wuerl was among the guests of House Speaker John Boehner, along with an assortment of students and teachers representing the archdiocese’s Consortium of Catholic Academies, other supporters of school choice and the Heritage Foundation. In first lady Michelle Obama’s box were several [Read More...]

Tonight's other big speech …

… will be delivered by a little-known Congressman, Paul Ryan, who also happens to be a practicing Catholic; his Wikipedia entry notes that he is “a member of St. John Vianney’s Parish” in Janesville, Wisconsin. More on the man who will deliver the GOP response to the State of the Union, from the Wall Street [Read More...]