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The marriage debate is merely a proxy for a much larger revolution underway

Biology. Tradition. Children. …the Constitution? Rubbish. So said the Supreme Court of the United States this morning in a 5-4 decision striking down laws in every state passed by the people upholding marriage. Today we got the “Roe v. Wade of marriage” — where the Court pretends to settle a controversial social question by judicial […]

Keeping Track of Truths: Why Catechism Doesn’t Equal ‘Magisterium’

Mistaking Catechism for Magisterium Have you read Pope Francis’ new encyclical, “Laudato Si”? As a product of the papal magisterium, are we Catholics obligated out of obedience to agree with every opinion, assertion, or conclusion contained in the encyclical? I think most Catholics know that, regarding non-doctrinal content, the answer is clearly no. In the wake […]

Archbishop Cordileone Support Fund

I just got some distressing news. A massive media campaign funded by millionaire “Catholics” in San Francisco is gaining ground. Their goal: take control of the Catholic schools and remove Archbishop Cordileone. Meanwhile lawyers are circling, with lawsuits expected soon. Archbishop Cordileone needs the help of every faithful Catholic right now. Can you chip in […]

Hillary Thinks You Should Change Your Religious Beliefs

Coming as a complete and utter shock to absolutely no one, Hillary Clinton gave every indication that she plans to play the gender card in her campaign for the presidency. And based on her keynote at the Women in the World Summit last week, it looks like we’re in for more of the tired “War […]

CatholicVote joins pro-life leaders in calling for a vote on the 5-Month abortion limit

  Today CV President Brian Burch joined a group of national pro-life leaders in releasing a joint statement urging House Republican Leadership to schedule a vote on the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act.  “Today marks three months since a scheduled vote on landmark pro-life legislation, the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, was delayed by the […]

The Perils of Physician Assisted Suicide

The Heritage Foundations indefatigable Ryan Anderson has a short article and two interviews out on the dangers of physician assisted suicide, which may become a new front in the battle to defend respect for human life. Here is the article. And the interviews can be found here and here.

Signs of Hope: The Under-35 Priest

Is an American Catholic renaissance possible in our lifetime? Nine years ago I started writing as the “American Papist” because I was, and remain, proud to be both Catholic and an American. We as Christians understand that hope is a necessity of being Catholic because there is no better foundation for hope than the promises […]


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