Cardinal Dolan Speaks Out Re. the NY Times’ Inflammatory Anti-Catholic Ad

Cardinal Dolan - blog

Last week, I told you the story of the full-page ad against Catholicism which appeared in the pages of the New York Times on July 3.  Funded by the Freedom From Religion Foundation, the ad sneered that "Dogma should not trump our civil liberties," and chalked the Hobby Lobby decision up to the fact that the Supreme Court has too many Catholics among its members.Cardinal Timothy Dolan, archbishop of New York, didn't like the ad, either; and he addressed the ad in his blog on the archdiocesan … [Read more...]

“Thanks For Sharing Your First Draft”: I’m Still Laughing Over Walmart’s Snarky Response to the NY Times

Minimum Wage

Last week I wrote about the minimum wage--looking at a comparison drawn by Bloomberg between Walmart and Costco, suggesting that Walmart ought to adopt Costco's business model and pay its employees a living wage.  In "The Bishops' Love Affair With Raising the Minimum Wage", I was critical of what I considered well-intentioned but ill-founded solutions proposed for elevating people from poverty by enforcing a higher minimum wage.The quick-fix solution proposed by Obama would, I said, lead to … [Read more...]

Sadness, As a Saint Says Goodbye: Father Groeschel Steps Down

Fr Benedict Groeschel

Thank you, Father Groeschel.  Through the years, your steadfast teaching has kept us on a steady course in our Christian walk.  By your humility and your love, you have taught us how to embrace Christ in the people we meet along life’s journey.  Through your wise counsel, you have helped us to grow in understanding of the Catholic faith. May God bless you for your faithful service, and may He comfort you as you seek to do His will in the seclusion of monastic life.This is a sad day for peop … [Read more...]


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