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Congress Does Not Want YOU to Speak

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By Matt Smith As a father of two, I often find myself asking my children to be quiet at times when I do not want them to speak during in opportune times. Now, in the wake of the very unpopular …

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Messing With Kenya

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By Stephen Phelan Just when faithful Catholics thought they’d heard the last of the troubled Patrick Kennedy, we find that he had one more curious public spectacle up his sleeve. As we have come to expect from the lame-duck congressman …

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Another Example the Health Care Bill IS REALLY NOT Pro-Life

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By Matt Smith Members of Congress are still trying to hide behind Catholic Health Association CEO Sister Carol Keehan’s pro-life declaration about the health care bill suffered another defeat on July 2, 2010. One component buried in the health care …

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One Document Elana Kagan Might Want To Re-Read This Weekend

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By Matt Smith During questioning from Senator Tom Coburn (R, OK), Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan responded, “I said in my opening statement that I was only going to make a single pledge, the pledge that I made in my …

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Will the Catholic Health Association Support the Protect Life Act?

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Catholic Advocate has joined with eighteen pro-life organizations and leaders to request the Catholic Health Association support H.R. 5111, the Protect Life Act. As we informed our community back in April when Congressman Joe Pitts (R, PA-16) announced the introduction …

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The Price to Pay for Health Care Reform

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By: Anne Hendershott As the Obama administration continues to clamp down on executive salaries at financial firms receiving government aid, the real money for executive salaries remains in the non-profit health care world.  A 2008 Wall Street Journal study of tax exempt …

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Examining Northern Virginia's Catholic Congressional Candidates

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When Congressman Tom Davis (R, VA-11) announced he would not seek re-election in 2008, political forecasters quickly moved the district into a toss-up, lean Democrat district. Regardless of the 2008 national trends, the district would have likely remained a Republican …

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The Catholic Health Association and the Future of Catholic Unity

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By: Stephen Phelan Five years short of its centennial anniversary, the Catholic Health Association (CHA) appears to have achieved a level of influence in American politics unsurpassed by perhaps any other health industry association, religious or secular, in history. Its …

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Bishops Conference Resigns from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights

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On May 17, 2010, Catholic Advocate President Deal Hudson broke the news that the USCCB Belongs to Group Supporting Pro-Abortion Supreme Court Nominee. This followed on work Catholic Advocate unvieled in February when we highlighted some of the activities of …

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