Catholics, the Day After

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Last night, in his graceful, humble concession speech, Mitt Romney said: “We look for our pastors, priests, rabbis, and counselors of all kinds to testify of the enduring principles upon which our society is built: honesty, charity, integrity and family,” And this morning, Cardinal Dolan sent a letter to President Obama: In my capacity as [Read More...]

Dinner Talk

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Some of what went down Thursday night at the Al Smith dinner in New York and why it matters. And a cardinal bottom line: “Please don’t be confused. Please know that simply to pray with somebody, simply to have a meal with somebody, simply to be friendly to somebody doesn’t mean that we are endorsing [Read More...]

First Al Smith Dinner Thoughts

Here. [Read more...]

President Obama Sends a Bible Publisher to Court

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There are currently over 30 legal cases filed against the Department of Health and Human Services on account of its abortion-drug, sterilization, contraception mandate, representing almost 100 plaintiffs whose religious-freedom has been attacked by the introduction of the Obamacare regulation. The mandate was issued after the president’s assurance both that conscience would be respected and [Read More...]

Pray for Us, the Cardinal Blogs

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Cardinal Dolan writes a forthright account of his thoughts and deliberations and prayers concerning the Al Smith dinner invitation to President Obama (which I wrote about on National Review Online last week here): an invitation to the Al Smith Dinner in no way indicates a slackening in our vigorous promotion of values we Catholic bishops believe to [Read More...]

What’s Freedom Now?

The president’s dinner talk. [Read more...]

Bristol Palin

wrote a sensible blog post, and she’s getting slammed from everyone who cares to have an opinion on this young woman and her mistakes. Just because you fail to live up to your standards doesn’t mean you have to throw them out the window. We get up again and try again, and sharing a little [Read More...]


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