I know that CV blogger Stephen White and George Weigel have already talked about this topic, but I want to focus more directly on the embarrassing lack of journalistic integrity David Gibson and the Religion News Service just displayed. His latest article for them is nothing more than pro-Obama propaganda.
Quite simply: exactly how does David Gibson qualify as a reporter any more? And why exac... More
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New York Times blogger and number-cruncher Nate Silver, who is a liberal respected on both sides of the aisle for his election projections, says that “Obama has gone from a modest favorite to win re-election to, probably, a slight underdog.” http://cvote.to/7Q
Canon lawyer Ed Peters has some comments on... More
The timing is coincidental, I’m sure.
In the last week before an election in which the pro-abortion-choice party will lose a lot of seats, Father Charles Curran delivered a lecture critical of the US Catholic bishops’ approach to abortion in law and in the voting booth.
He doesn’t dispute that abortion is a grave evil, just that the bishops have been approaching it the wrong way:... More
For years, liberal Catholics have been pushing the USCCB and their teachings as the true light for American Catholics. They did this in part because the USCCB was stressing positions that was not favorable to the Republican government in power: torture is evil, the war in Iraq is unjust, immigrants deserve better protection, we need more social policies like health care reform, etc. In doing this,... More