The Church according to Governor O’Malley

There is no reconciling the Governor’s position on gay marriage with this teaching, and his continued Catholic profession, his frequent attendance at Mass, and, one must assume, his financial support of the Church’s institutions.
Opinion
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Catholic News Service writes a puff piece on … a partial-birth abortion supporter?

A confusing article – to say the least – has been published by Catholic News Service: a puff piece on Labor Secretary Hilda Solis. From an August 30 interview: The office of Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis includes images of Our Lady of Guadalupe, a glass crucifix and a sculpture of Mary and Jesus. Her Catholic faith, she said, “is a part of my life. My faith is what motivates me.” The lessons her faith teaches about hope, about helping others, about seeking higher things is something woven into the fabric of her daily life, she said. “I do […]
Blogs
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Forgiving the Boomers for destroying the world

The rigid eradication of tradition, the gross materialism, the unbridled license, the embarrassing promiscuity -- all always accompanied by shrill distortion and denial -- have left our society disconnected, bloated, poorly educated, unable to trust, and simmering in resentment.
Blogs
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Holy smoke: check out the disparity in abortion rate between cohabiting and married couples

Pro-life activists have long pointed out that in order to end the great human rights tragedy of abortion, it isn’t enough simply to fight abortion in the courts or the legislatures: it’s necessary to build a “culture of life” where abortion is unthinkable, and where the social structures actively encourage protecting life. In many respects the central fight in this battle is the fight over the family and marriage. Studies have consistently shown that stable families built upon life-long, committed marriages between a man and a woman are by far the best for protecting life – and it isn’t hard […]
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