Tom Hoopes

June 21, 2013

VIDEO: Priest to IRS-You Can’t Stop Us

Today is the first day of the Fortnight for Freedom, and a great day for priests to remember: The Constitution doesn’t say you can’t say what […]
June 6, 2013

VIDEO: Prayer Rebels Dare Mention God at School

The term “American heroes” is overused, so I use it advisedly here: Students who defy state-imposed bans on prayer at their graduation ceremonies are American heroes. […]
June 3, 2013

A Hardcore Catholic Love Story

In my continuing attempt to chronicle Catholic identity as it is lived in  time, I give you the modern Catholic love story which you see unfold […]
May 26, 2013

Everything Will Be Alright

Everything will be alright. That is true for Memorial Day, it is true for tornadoes … and it is true for the storms the Church is […]
May 20, 2013

IRS Scandal and HHS Mandate: Wrong for the Same Reasons

The Obama Administration has a thorn in its side: An organization that doesn’t just disagree with the President, but builds a moral case against his policies. […]
May 14, 2013

Top 10 Quotes from Paul Ryan’s Commencement Address

Outside, a MoveOn.org demonstration gathered a handful of demonstrators. Ryan acknowledged them and said he wanted to disagree with them. “Now, Good Catholics can disagree. And […]
May 6, 2013

Elvis, Eric Clapton and Justin Bieber Sing to Our Lady

It’s May, Mary’s month. Statues of Our Lady are crowned with spring flowers, and Catholic families are saying the family Rosary every day, as Pope Francis […]