Matt Bowman

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Matt Bowman

Matt Bowman is a pro-life, religious liberties and constitutional law attorney in the Washington, DC area. He graduated from Ave Maria School of Law in 2003 and clerked for several federal judges thereafter. The Bowmans are homeschoolers and rabid fans of the Pittsburgh Penguins. Matt is a member of the Knights of Columbus and his local parish.

Recent Posts


Top 10 Things Catholics Don’t Have to Believe

Easter is a time for initiating people into the Church. In many Catholic parishes this happens through RCIA: the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults. But what do you have to believe to be Cathol... More


Catholic Non-Consensus on the Death Penalty

In a sign of unity remarkable in itself, the editorial boards of America magazine, the National Catholic Register, the National Catholic Reporter, and Our Sunday Visitor, all joined an editorial calli... More


You Won’t Believe Pharrell’s New “Happy” Lyrics Against Global Warming

Pharrell Williams ("Happy") journeyed to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland last week to preach against global warming. He flew there in his private jet. 1700 of his rich friends (like ... More


Cured of Ebola, Nina Pham Thanks God, Prayer Supporters

Nina Pham, the first nurse to contract Ebola from patient Thomas Duncan in Texas, was declared cured of Ebola today in Maryland where she was being treated by NIH. Nina thanked God and the many peo... More


Synod for Dummies

I had a hard time figuring out what was going on at the Synod. Actually, I had a hard time just figuring out what a Synod is. So let me see if I have this right. • A bunch of Catholic bishops go... More

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The Parish of the Second Ebola Patient’s Family: Our Lady of Fatima, Fort Worth

On October 13's feast of the Miracle of the Sun, parishioners at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church in Fort Worth prayed for another miracle. Our Lady of Fatima is the parish home of the family of ... More

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The Most Pro-Life “Doctor Who” Ever—10 Points You Missed This Weekend

On Saturday October 4 the BBC ran the most boldly pro-life, explicitly anti-abortion TV show in the history of Doctor Who, and maybe in all of modern television. The show was so skillfully crafted... More


Gun Control Nuts Blame Homeschooling

The gun control lobby has again demonstrated its disregard for victims of violence. Last week its "Sandy Hook Advisory Commission" proposed that to stop mass shootings what we need is more strict r... More


Guns N’ Rosaries

On Tuesday night I was a caller on Catholic Answers Live: Open Forum Q&A with Jimmy Akin (hour 1). I asked about a U.S. Bishops' Conference document from 2000 that has a footnote expressing a poli... More


Catholic Schools Revolution?

Something funny happened at the end of last week's Catholic Schools Week. As Elizabeth Scalia describes it, Catholic bloggers began demanding Revolution! The crux of the debate began with another P... More



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