Important updates to a continuing story.
- At the Patheos Catholic Portal, Sr Mary Ann Walsh, Media Secretary for the US Conference of Catholic Bishops, lays out the legal case.
- Deacon Greg Kandra picks up a New York Times piece on the implications of the ruling for Catholic colleges.
- A post from Look in the Mirror shares a patriot’s sense of betrayal and includes a good roundup of reactions to the ruling from Church leaders.
- At Why I Am Catholic, Frank Weathers dares you to put your name where your faith is, on a petition to the President–Skinner, the Smoking Man, and the black helicopters be damned.
Finally, just a caution to those who think this problem will go away after the November elections. Candidates–any candidates, from any party, of any religious background–will tell you anything they think you want to hear. That’s always been true. Why else would the sound of someone “teaching with authority” strike us as miraculous?