Tag Archives: Politics

In D.C., The Battle Against The HHS Mandate Rages On…

FYI, the good guys took a licking in the last skirmish. You can read the details in The Register. The upshot? The Archdiocese of Washington will likely appeal the ruling to the Supreme Court. Likely to be used as a … Continue reading

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Archbishop Kurtz: “Marriage is and always will be the union between one man and one woman.”

Today was the day oral arguments in Obergefell v. Hodges came before the Supreme Court of the United States. The opening statement by Mary Bonauto made it 39 seconds before the questioning by the justices began.

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Yet Again, The Supreme Court Hammers Away At The HHS Mandate

The Beckett Fund For Religious Liberty shares the news, Washington, D.C. – Moments ago, for the sixth time in a row, the Supreme Court took steps to protect another religious objector from the contraceptive mandate. It ordered a lower court … Continue reading

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Catholic University In Indiana Affirms The Revised RFRA Signed Into Law Earlier Today

You might have missed the news if you were at Mass for Holy Thursday, but the Religious Freedom Restoration Act in Indiana was revised, and signed into law, a few hours ago with the following revision,

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Indiana Bishops Release Statement On Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act

Six days after Governor Pence signed the Religious Freedom Restoration Act heard ’round the world into law, the bishops of Indianapolis respond with a statement. Would you believe on April Fools’ Day?

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Because the Anti-Christ is Politics

I’ve been reading Giovanni Papini’s Life of Christ some more. My Chinese mentor, John C.H. Wu, introduced this book, and author, to me. You’ve probably never heard of Papini (I sure hadn’t!) but he was a well known author back … Continue reading

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Still Happy About What You Accomplished At The Polls? The Judiciary Is Amused…

    Relish  your victories well, fellow citizen. Savor them. Bubble over with enthusiasm for the new day dawning like it’s Morning In America. Remember?

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Catholics, Political Ideologies, And A Song That Explains Our Place On The Grid

Courtesy of Professor Tobin Grant, blogging on faith and politics for the Religion News Service. Decipher the graph here. Here’s the song that explains Catholics place on the grid. It popped into my head immediately.

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Source of Global Climate Change Found (And It Almost Killed Us All)!

The New York Post, and a few other news outlets, are now running the story that the solar flare that occurred in July 2012 (pictured below) almost took us back to the Stone Age. Maybe it would have, maybe it … Continue reading

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The Truth About S. 2578 From A Career Politician, With An Assist From Malcolm Muggeridge and James Madison

It didn’t fail. Rebecca Hamilton, my blog neighbor, and soon to be retired Democrat pol, explains it simply, and succinctly.

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