Dems Hold Catholic Teaching ‘In Contempt’

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Discussing Philadelphia Archbishop Charles J. Chaput’s interview with the Catholic News Service this past week in Rome, during which he said, among other things, that abortion is a “very serious issue that requires absolute adherence on the part of Catholics,” George Weigel adds: “No single political party fully embodies the social doctrine of the Catholic [Read More...]

False Narrative, False Divide: Social Justice vs. Pro-Life Catholics

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Also on The World Over this week, George Weigel additionally made the point that: “There is no such division,” as the one we’ve been seeing in polls and in vice-presidential debates, on account of the vice president, between so-called pro-life and pro-social-justice Catholics. “The teaching of JPII and Benedict XVI has made unmistakably clear that [Read More...]

The Mess Joe Biden Made of Reality

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George Weigel also made the point on EWTN the other night that the Immaculate Conception and abortion are not the same thing. That was essentially what Joe Biden claimed when he said the sanctity of human life is a de fide doctrine of the Church, one that he could never dream of imposing on non-Catholics. [Read More...]

Not at Peace?

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It’s hard to resist sharing a little from Magnificat some days. Did you read this yet? Ah, children, when a man feels himself dull, hard, and slow, being oppressed by nature; when peace is gone; when he is become quite helpless; then let him detach his soul’s affections from everything, yield himself up entirely to [Read More...]

Radio Killed the Blogging Star?!

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Not that I am one, but online is where I have lived for a very long time, relatively speaking. And so, as I often find when talking — I was just on EWTN’s radio show Catholic Answers Live (with Thom Price filling in for Patrick Coffin) for an hour — I want to embed media [Read More...]

Stay-at-Home Mom Turned Activist for Religious Liberty

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for religious freedom. Some encouragement to get out and educate from the executive director of Conscience Cause, Christen Varley: LOPEZ: How did we get this far? Where the federal government mandates such things? VARLEY: Honestly, we allowed it to happen. We’re human — we take for granted what we have until it’s gone. There has [Read More...]

Christianity in History

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A reminder of why we would want to protect religious liberty: Certainly, mankind without Christianity conjures up a dismal prospect. The record of mankind with Christianity is daunting enough…. The dynamism it has unleashed has brought massacre and torture, intolerance and destructive pride on a huge scale, for there is a cruel and pitiless nature [Read More...]


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