Al Kresta’s Analysis of This Whole “Al Smith Dinner” Thing

Al Kresta

I invited Al Kresta, CEO of Ave Maria Radio and host of the nationally-syndicated "Kresta In The Afternoon," to comment regarding the controversy that's been swirling around Cardinal Dolan's invitation to President Obama to participate in the Al Smith Dinner.I knew I could count on Al to deliver a poignant response, well considered and well expressed.  What follows is a first for me:  A guest post by Al Kresta! … [Read more...]

Breaking Bread With the Enemy: The Al Smith Dinner

Cardinal Egan welcomes President George W. Bush and Al Gore

“So he’s given us a year to figure out how to violate our consciences…”“You’ve got a dramatic, radical intrusion of a government bureaucracy into the internal life of the church…” --Most Rev. Timothy Dolan, Archbishop of New YorkCardinal Timothy Dolan has been an outspoken critic of the health care mandate imposed by the Department of Health and Human Services, requiring all businesses (even Catholic organizations) to offer free contraception and abortifacients as part of basic healt … [Read more...]