May 17, 2013

Seven Quick Takes Friday: Catholic Vote Style

  I did the surfing, so you don’t have to. Here are the fruits of today’s writer’s block: The good, the bad, the beautiful, and the
May 22, 2013

What Does Carlsberg Beer and a Cardinal Have in Common?

This has already been a week of rough news. Scandals in Washington. Tragedy in Oklahoma (please join CatholicVote in responding). So how about something completely different?
May 23, 2013

The IRS: Can Lois Lerner Keep Her Job?

A few weeks ago, when news broke that the IRS had apparently been targeting conservative groups for heightened scrutiny, some liberal commentators claimed that there was
May 24, 2013

Let’s ban abortions after 20 weeks

UPDATE: The House of Representatives approved this landmark legislation on Tuesday, June 18, by a 228-196 margin. On the Republican side, 222 voted yes, 6 voted
May 25, 2013

“Your war is over, your battle won.” On Memorial Day, Remember Lee Rigby, too.

A poem left anonymously on Facebook for Drummer Lee Rigby: You fought bravely and with honour died, You leave your family so full of pride, Sleep
May 25, 2013

A Bummer of a Presidency

The Obama presidency is a bummer for conservatives.  They don’t like his politics, and they thought they should have been able to defeat his effort to
May 31, 2013

Six Great Gifts for the Newly Ordained. (and five things to shy away from.)

You can hardly go to a cathedral these days without running into an ordination. Every year in late May and through the month of June seminaries
June 4, 2013

Mark Shea offers a public apology

Catholic commentator Mark Shea offered a very public apology today for the way in which he has argued on his blog lately. While contemplating the Eucharist
June 6, 2013

General Eisenhower asked for God’s help in liberating Europe

The recent death of Senator Frank Lautenberg called attention to the fact that there are no longer any  World War II veterans serving in the United