Category Archives: Democratic Party

Big Political Donors in San Francisco Bully the Archbishop

  Over 100 prominent Catholics in San Francisco have paid for a full-page advertisement asking Pope Francis to oust Archbishop Cordileone for fostering “an atmosphere of division and intolerance.” His crime? Setting the expectation that San Francisco’s Catholic schools would follow the teachings of the Church. But with a little digging, it becomes clear that these [...]

[VIDEO] Hillary Clinton: Marriage is Sacred Bond Between Man and Woman

No, it’s not an April Fool’s joke. This is real. Over at Slate, David Weigel’s “Flashback: When Democrats Swore They Would Never Back Gay Marriage” features a video of three Senators who promised the American people they understood marriage as a sacred bond between one man and one woman. Well, they lied. Here’s proof:   [...]

Profiles in Cowardice

The headline of Congressman Tim Ryan’s (D-OH) recent op-ed is: “Why I changed my thinking on abortion.” If that doesn’t give away the ending, this line from the second paragraph pretty much seals it: “My faith is important to me, and like many Catholics I strive to adhere to its principles, especially one of the [...]

Congress, Catholics, and the Vanishing Pro-Life Democrat

Yesterday, the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life released some statistics on the religious composition of the new 114th Congress, which includes more Catholics (with 164) than any Congress in history. That’s about 31% of Congress that identifies as Catholics, compared with about 22% of American adults. Sadly, while the number of Catholics in [...]

Can Pro-Lifers Grab the Latino Vote?

In the course of researching a recent article on Latinos, I learned that their votes are by no means set in stone. I was writing at Aleteia about the two duties of Catholics to Latinos. Since they are predominately Catholic (or lapsed Catholic) we have to be their point of entry to the culture such that [...]


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