Category Archives: Education

Top 10 Quotes from Paul Ryan’s Commencement Address

“I want to answer this question: How does a Catholic public servant apply Catholic social teaching?” Paul Ryan told graduating seniors on Saturday (video here) at Benedictine College, where I work. Outside, a MoveOn.org demonstration gathered a handful of demonstrators. Ryan acknowledged them and said he wanted to disagree with them. “Now, Good Catholics can disagree. [...]

Cardinal O’Malley to Boycott Boston College Commencement Over Pro-Choice Speaker

In a statement released Friday, Cardinal Sean O’Malley of Boston has announced that he will not be attending the commencement ceremonies at Boston College this year.   The Cardinal Archbishop of Boston traditionally delivers the benediction at the Jesuit school’s graduation. Cardinal O’Malley’s decision came after Boston College refused to rescind an invitation to Enda [...]

Standing Up for Father Greg

For the last five years, Father Greg Shaffer has served as chaplain at the Newman Center at George Washington University. Fr Greg is a holy and compassionate priest – a spiritual father, beloved by many of the catholic students on campus at GW (as well as many Catholics living in D.C. and across the country). [...]

US Department of Justice: No Fundamental Right to Homeschool

Uwe and Hannelore Romeike were a couple living in Germany who homeschooled their six children. There’s only one problem: in Germany, homeschooling has been against the law since the Nazis were in power. After facing intimidation, abuse, and repeated fines (to the tune of $10,000 USD) the Romeikes chose to move to the United States to [...]

Dolan’ Out Support For a Pro-Life Ally

Last wednesday’s news that Cardinal Timothy Dolan will be this year’s commencement speaker at Notre Dame had me kicking myself for graduating a year too soon.  The importance of this decision goes without saying. That the Cardinal Archbishop of New York and President of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, one of the most [...]


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