Tag Archives: Bishops Conference

Looking Ahead to the New ‘Faithful Citizenship’

This coming November the Catholic bishops will approve a new version of their “Forming Consciences for Faithful Citizenship” document. The 36-page statement on political responsibility was hotly debated at the bishops’ meeting in 2007, though only four bishops voted against …

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Democrats Fail Again to Move Defense Bill with Abortion Funding

By Lisa Correnti While much of the national debate was focused on the controversial “Don’t, Ask, Don’t Tell” repeal contained in the National Defense Authorization Act, the legislation still contained language allowing for taxpayer funded abortions on military bases.

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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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Please Pray for Our Work

By Deal W. Hudson My recent articles on the problems at the Catholic Campaign for Human Development, for example, “Is It Time for a Catholic Tea Party” elicited some strong words about me from four different “Catholic” journalists in the …

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A Case of Cafeteria Catholicism at the Bishops’ Conference

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By Matt Smith We often hear the name “Cafeteria Catholics” bantered around. Asking someone at church on Sunday if they consider themselves a “Cafeteria Catholic” would likely illicit a swift denial. However, we are all flawed, and the times when …

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