And you thought Pope Francis being named Person of the Year was a surprise? Or the phony sign language guy at Nelson Mandela’s funeral? How about this news? [Read more…]
A few days before Thanksgiving, the Supreme Court decided to hear arguments in a couple of cases regarding religious liberty and the HHS Mandate. The biggest surprise to me was how this news garnered scant attention.
In an effort to move that needle a bit, Helen Alvaré has a piece up in USA Today entitled, Obamacare attacks religion, but hurts women. Take a look, [Read more…]
Yesterday I shared a post written by Gerard Nadal wherein he explained that when it comes to the subject of same-sex marriage, we were not “outmarketed,” as Cardinal Timothy Dolan said in an interview on Fox News, but we were “outevangelized.”
Today comes another story from the papers. One in which your intrepid, if simplistic, naive, ignorant (and whatever other description you care to make), blogger can calmly, albeit sadly, compose a brief post with the title above. A story that points clearly to the reasons why we are being “outevangelized” these days. [Read more…]
Recently a firestorm of fake dudgeon was released into the Catholic blogosphere when news came that the U.S. Embassy to Vatican City was, horror of horrors, going to be moved to a space that was available where the U.S. Embassy to Italy was located in Rome. The hue and cry from some quarters was loud and long.
Former ambassadors to the Holy See lined up to whine about the perceived slight they were enduring. Meanwhile, the current Ambassador to the Holy See was fine with the idea, and the Vatican was cool with it too. But that didn’t placate folks, and you know what? Neither will this blog post. [Read more…]
A) It is a survey, not a poll and, B) it was sent to the bishops, not to every member of His Majesty’s ship’s company. EWTN News has the gouge. [Read more…]
I’m of the mind that this is good news. Cecile Richards, on the other hand, probably doesn’t think so. [Read more…]