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January 1, 2013

The House Should Reject The Senate’s Budget Plan

Even though I’ve advocated House Republicans being open to compromise, I’ve never suggested they be pushovers and a package this one-sided is much worse than the so-called fiscal cliff, and the House should dismiss the Senate plan for what it is—a politically-driven proposal aimed more at gaining partisan advantage than entering good-faith negotiations
January 2, 2013

Cardinal George Rallies the Faithful to Protect Marriage in Illinois

Illinois already has same-sex civil unions that give same-sex couples all the legal benefits of marriage. Now, proponents of redefined marriage are attempting to legalize same-sex […]
January 3, 2013

Exclusive: Bishop Paprocki’s Letter in Defense of Marriage to be Read at All Springfield Masses This Sunday

As I wrote yesterday, lawmakers in Springfield, Illinois are trying to bring up a bill to redefine marriage. If proponents of same-sex marriage believe they have […]
January 3, 2013

Kick off the new year by attending the Catholic Witness in a Nation Divided conference

If the members, teachers and leaders of the Catholic Church truly applied the Church’s teachings to life issues, marriage, religious freedom and immigration what would our […]
January 3, 2013

What is with that overlay stole?

I mean seriously: that thing is just inappropriate. She must not know that vestments are supposed to match, not coordinate. Apart from that, this video is […]
January 3, 2013

URGENT: Hobby Lobby needs your support!

Organizer Joe Grabowski from StandWithHobbyLobby.com is calling on “all Americans who value freedom of religion and oppose the HHS mandate’s unfair impositions” to “show their support […]
January 3, 2013

Next front in religious liberty fight: Military chaplains and “ceremonies”?

The military chaplaincy, from the Catholic perspective, is one of the strangest amalgamations of duties, responsibilities, authorities, and chains of command. You have your bishop and […]
January 4, 2013

White House Petitioned to Declare Catholic Church a “Hate Group” — Will it Comply?

This isn’t as far-fetched as we’d like to imagine: An online petition asking the White House to designate the Catholic Church as a “hate group” for […]
January 4, 2013

The Costs of Same-Sex Marriage

Conservatives often speak of the left’s quest for same-sex marriage as a kind of threat — say, to marriage itself, or even to society as a […]