Toward moral policymaking.
George Weigel talked to Raymond Arroyo on EWTN Thursday night about Catholics and the November election. The Department of Health and Human Services abortion-drug, sterilization, contraceptive mandate, a poison fruit of Obamacare, he said, represents a “grave threat to the institutional integrity of the Catholic Church and to conscientious Catholic employers.” “The bishops,” he acknowledged, [...]
Paul Ryan’s bishop, Robert C. Morlino, writes that he is “proud” of Paul Ryan, who “is aware of Catholic Social Teaching and is very careful to fashion and form his conclusions in accord with [its] principles.” He quickly adds, however: It is the role of bishops and priests to teach principles of our faith, such that [...]
I’m enthusiastic about the opportunities Mitt Romney’s choice of Paul Ryan as his running mate affords Catholics in a particular way. Congressman Ryan represents a new generation of leadership with a renewed sense of identification — recatechizing itself and educating, asking fundamental questions about what it means to be Catholic and what that means for [...]
There are Catholics raising questions about Paul Ryan’s budget. And there are Catholics, like Paul Ryan, making clear that they take Catholic Social Teaching seriously. Earlier this week, John Boehner was asked about criticisms of the budget coming out of the Catholic bishops’ conference. The Huffington Post describes it thus: House Majority Leader John Boehner [...]