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Pelosi: ‘I do my religion on Sundays, in church’

Adding to the ever-growing file of “there she goes again…” NEWS FLASH Nancy Pelosi is only Catholic one day a week. Unfortunately, it is the other 6 days that are problematic. This is the same Catholic politician who has repeatedly …

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NARAL Endorsing Two Catholic Democrats Today

There is news in Washington this morning that NARAL Pro-Choice America will endorse 22 House Democrats, two of which are running for the United States Senate this year, and two of which are Catholic. (NARAL stands for National Association for …

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No Brotherly Love for the new Archbishop of Philadelphia

Today, Catholics in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia are celebrating the installation of Archbishop Charles J. Chaput O.F.M. The question thus arises why Nicholas P. Cafardi, Dean Emeritus of the Duquesne Law School, would publish an op-ed in today’s Philadelphia Inquirer …

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One Question for the Bishops About “Faithful Citizenship” in 2012

Catholic Advocate’s Deal Hudson & Matt Smith today released the following statement regarding the quadrennial Faithful Citizenship document: Every four years the Catholic bishops publish a document entitled “Forming Consciences for Faithful Citizenship.” If tradition holds, a new version of …

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How to Vote Catholic 2012

The Death Penalty (Chapter VIII) “Assuming that the guilty party’s identity and responsibility have been fully determined, the traditional teaching of the Church does not exclude recourse to the death penalty, if this is the only possible way of effectively …

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Boston College Should Cancel Event Honoring the Jesuit Inventor of the Pro-Abortion Catholic Politician

The late Rev. Robert Drinan, S.J., (1920-2007) invented the modern pro-abortion Catholic politician. Father Drinan served as Dean of  Boston College Law School for 14 years before serving 10 years in the House of Representatives, ending his career by teaching …

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How to Vote Catholic 2012

Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide (Chapter V) “Intentional euthanasia, whatever its forms or motives, is murder. It is gravely contrary to the dignity of the human person and to the respect due to the living God, his Creator” (CCC 2324).

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How to Vote Catholic 2012

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 …

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How to Vote Catholic 2012

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 …

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The Obama Catholic Coalition Meets in D.C.

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By: Deal W. Hudson & Matt Smith In the wake of the 2004 defeat of John Kerry, leftwing Catholics, aligned with the Democratic Party, got down to serious work. The result was a coalition of organizations, publications, writers, academics, and …

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