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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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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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Toward the Next Great Divorce

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By: Stephen Phelan Good luck catching Katie Couric talking about the “staunch Baptist” who finally came around to supporting sex education for third-graders. Only slightly more common are mainstream media types who talk about how this or that political leader, …

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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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God's Politics?

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By: Anne Hendershott Once he finished helping to elect President Obama by claiming that John McCain had done things that had  “made politics dishonorable,” Jim Wallis began work immediately to help push the Democratic agenda through his writings, his blog, …

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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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Nancy Pelosi is at it again…Part III

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On Monday, Catholic Advocate alerted our community to an event that took place last week – “The Obama Catholic Coalition Meets in D.C.” Now, the folks at Cybercast News Service have obtained video of Speaker Nancy Pelosi discussing immigration reform …

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Lobbying for Gay Marriage on Catholic Campuses

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By: Anne Hendershott As the courts continue to be confronted with demands from gay men and lesbian women for access to marriage, and activist lawmakers continue to try and pass same sex marriage laws,  the Church remains steadfast in her …

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Cardinal Mahony's May Day

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By: Anne Hendershott In his continuing quest to bring attention to himself, Cardinal Mahony was one of the most vocal protestors of Arizona’s controversial new immigration law at the May Day Rally in Los Angeles.  Chanting with protestors from atop …

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The White House and the Congress Are Hurting the Church, and We Must Stop It

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By: Deal W. Hudson The present White House is having a huge impact on the Church in America.  It’s typical to hear talk about the influence of the Church on politics, but at the present moment the influence is definitely …

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