Joshua Mercer

October 18, 2013

Five Questions with Michael Novak

EDITOR’S NOTE: CV is happy to include a new entry in our “Five Questions” series. Today we feature an interview with author Michael Novak, who recently penned
October 17, 2013

Mitch McConnell isn’t the problem. Mark Begich is the problem.

There are many people today who are furious at Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell and Speaker Boehner for accepting this deal and ending the shutdown. Not
October 16, 2013

Rep. Collins on military chaplains: First Amendment is never ‘Non Essential’

Collins sent the letter to Secretary Hagel after CNN and other media outlets reported that contract military chaplains were turned away from their posts as a
October 14, 2013

Gov. Brown vetoes sex abuse bill for being unfair to private groups

Case in point: He recently vetoed seven gun-control measures. More importantly for Catholics in California, he vetoed a bill which would have given those who were
October 11, 2013

BREAKING NEWS: Senate OKs resolution to allow priests back on military bases

On Monday, and again on Thursday, CatholicVote blasted messages to our members, asking them to call their two Senators to pass a resolution so that Catholic
October 9, 2013

Sign at military chapel: ‘Shutdown: No Catholic service till further notice’

But now the news of contract military priests being unable to say Mass at military installations is making national news. Even the liberal tabloid Huffington Post
October 3, 2013

Theology of the Body is about more than just human sexuality

And so CV blogger Emily Stimpson has written a new book called These Beautiful Bones: An Everyday Theology of the Body. She tries to explain what the theology of
October 2, 2013

Stop complaining about the 47%

And then Mitt Romney, who was desperately trying to win over skeptical donors, deployed that toxic rhetoric at a private fundraiser. But his words were secretly
September 6, 2013

Are Senators in favor of war in Syria driven by greed?

That seems to be the suggestion of this article by Donny Shaw over at Maplight.com, a site that’s stated mission is “revealing money’s influence on politics.”