Monthly Archives: January 2011
The Dominant Issue of Abortion (Chapter IV)
“Since the first century the Church has affirmed the moral evil of every procured abortion. This teaching has not changed and remains unchangeable. Direct abortion, that is to say, abortion willed either as an end or means, is gravely contrary to the moral law” (CCC 2271). (more…)
The Catholic Advocate State of the Union Live Blog is back by popular demand. Join Deal Hudson and Matt Smith along with leading pro-life activists and journalists for a LIVE discussion during President Obama’s State of the Union on Tuesday, January 25, 2011.
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The Live Blog will launch around 8:30 p.m. EST and run until 1/2 hour after the State of the Union.
The 2012 U.S. Senate races are beginning to take shape. Here is a list of those states with Senate seats on the ballot this year and the current office holder. (more…)
In the aftermath of the 2010 elections, political observers immediately turned their sights toward the 2012 presidential election. The strength of Republican efforts in 2010 has provoked much discussion as to what could happen in 2012. (more…)
As I write, staff at the White House has yet to post President Obama’s message on the 38th Anniversary of the Supreme Court’s Roe v. Wade ruling but it has been issued to the media and I am sure several groups such as Planned Parenthood and NARAL. (more…)
Our Public Witness (Chapter III)
Should a political candidate talk publicly about his faith? Should an elected official allow his or her faith to inform political decisions? These are questions that have been discussed for decades, but the debate has grown more heated in recent years. (more…)
WASHINGTON – Catholic Advocate Voice enthusiastically endorses the “No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act” and “Protect Life Act” re-introduced today by Bipartisan Congressional Pro-life Caucus Co-chairs Congressman Chris Smith (R, NJ-04) and Congressman Dan Lipinski, (D, IL-03), and Congressman Joe Pitts (R, PA-16). (more…)
Catholic Advocate Voice urges members of the U.S. House of Representatives to support H.R. 2 which would repeal and replace the “Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act” (PPACA).
For Catholics, a key part of the vote will be consideration of H. Res. 9, which instructs relevant House Committees to replace PPACA with legislation that achieves certain goals including to “prohibit taxpayer funding for abortions and provide conscience protections for health care providers.”
Click here to read the press release.