The Catholic Church Isn’t a Left-Right Thing

George Weigel: “the cowboys-Indians/left-right optic is incapable of grappling with the fact that the Catholic Church is about true-and-false, not liberal-and-conservative.” [Read more...]

Mitt’s G.K. Flair

Mitt Romney gave a pretty spirited (all around — he went off script after being booed for saying he’d repeal the president’s health-care law) speech to the NAACP convention it. He ended it with this tribute to his father and our Father: It wasn’t just that my Dad helped write the civil rights provision for [Read More...]

We Don’t Belong to Caesar

Philadelphia Archbishop Charles J. Chaput says on this final day of the Fortnight for Freedom: God made us for more than the world. Our real home isn’t here. The point of today’s Gospel passage is not how we might calculate a fair division of goods between Caesar and God. In reality, it all belongs to [Read More...]

This Fisher’s a Saint: Following the Bishop’s Conscience Lead

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In his homily opening the Fortnight for Freedom 14 days ago, Archbishop William Lori of Baltimore talked about the enduring witness of Saint John Fisher, particularly at a time when we face unprecedented threats to religious liberty here in the United States. “St. John Fisher found himself at odds with King Henry VIII and with [Read More...]

Meet Jose, a Catholic Voice for Freedom

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Jose Mena just graduated from Princeton University with a degree in Molecular Biology. Like Domenick, Melissa, Addie, Matthew, Allison, Mark he is a volunteer with the first class of Catholic Voices USA. What does the Fortnight mean to you? The Fortnight is on its face an effort to protect religious freedom against several measures that [Read More...]

Free Men, to Serve God & Man

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This morning’s reflection in Magnificat magazine, that great daily reliable resource for the soul, comes from Dignitatis Humanae, Vatican Council II’s declaration on religious freedom: The religious acts whereby men, in private and in public and out of a sense of personal conviction, direct their lives to God transcend by their very nature the order [Read More...]

Meet Matthew, a Catholic Voice for Freedom

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Matthew Dugandzic, whose birthday is today, is a New York native and volunteer with Catholic Voices USA. He talks about how and why this Fortnight for Freedom that culminates in Independence Day is significant. What does the Fortnight mean to you? To me, the Fortnight is an exciting opportunity for us to stand up as [Read More...]

Meet Addie, a Catholic Voice for Freedom

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Addie Darling just graduated from Princeton University and speaks a countercultural message of joy and authentic femininity as a Catholic Voice. Like Melissa, Domenick, Allison, and Mark, Addie speaks about the Fortnight for Freedom and why this is an important moment for the United States and for Catholics to raise their voices. What does the [Read More...]


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