Thank God for Catholic Education

I was able to capture a little gratitude from two Catholic-school grads this week. From an interview with Peter Dans, a medical doctor, who wrote a book on Christians in the movies in his spare time: How does your Catholic education at Transfiguration School in New York’s Chinatown influence the way you take in and interact with popular culture? As you know, the term “catholic” means “univ... More

Amazing Wyoming Catholic Video: The Country’s Most Unique Catholic College

The movie wizards at Grassroots Films have created a wonderful promotional video for Wyoming Catholic College. As usual with Grassroots Films productions, it’s an audio and visual banquet: Tim Drake at the National Catholic Register explains the substance behind the scenes: Wyoming Catholic College is the country’s most unique Catholic college. I’ve visited, and it’s true. Located in ... More


Newman Society Reveals Catholic Universities Deceived Bishops Over Dissenting Conference Presentations

The Cardinal Newman Society has done a great service to further expose the efforts by those who dissent from the Church’s teaching on sexuality, marriage and family to confuse and undermine those teachings on Catholic campuses (and elsewhere): In a special investigative report released today, The Cardinal Newman Society (CNS) provides evidence of “a well-orchestrated attempt to undermine... More

The John Paul II Institute: Articulating and Sharing the Church’s Uplifting Vision of the Human Person

I wrote last week about the importance of supporting the Church’s institutional presence. To paraphrase Archbishop Timothy Dolan of New York (and others), the institutional Church reveals the incarnated aspect of our faith: we are called to be the hands and feet of Jesus, the Body of Christ in the world today. One such institution that is vital in today’s culture is the Pontifical John... More

Outrageous: DC’s Human Rights Office Investigating CUA After Anti-Catholic Prof. Claims Muslim “Human Rights” Violated

You can’t make this up — a liberal anti-Catholic professor complaining that a Catholic educational institution features Catholic symbols of faith — and our government duly investigating the frivolous complaint: The Washington, D.C. Office of Human Rights confirmed that it is investigating allegations that Catholic University violated the human rights of Muslim students by not... More

Reader: Country star joins group founded by Terri Schiavo’s family, Ridge backs Huntsman, Reagan for Senate?

Welcome to the Lunchtime Reader, where we assemble important stories to keep your eyes on. Kudos to country music star (and recent Catholic convert) Collin Raye, who agreed to be the new spokesman of the Life and Hope Network, founded by the family of Terri Schiavo. “What the Life and Hope network does is provide an already pretty impressive network list of attorneys and doctors that are avai... More

Reader: Knives come out for Perry at debate, Poverty rate jumps, Obama losing Hispanic support

Welcome to the Lunchtime Reader, where we assemble important stories to keep your eyes on. At last night’s Republican presidential debate, Rick Perry got jabbed from the Left on Social Security and from the Right on the HPV vaccination mandate and immigration. Tea Party activist Dana Loesch and GOP insider Alex Castellanos agreed that Bachmann improved her position, but that Perry and Romney rem... More

Reader: T-Paw endorses Mitt, Candidates to debate Social Security, and GOP hope to win 2 House seats

After a summer hiatus, the Lunchtime Reader is back. We’ll be assembling important stories to keep your eyes on. Election 2012 Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty endorses Mitt Romney for President. Political analyst Larry Sabato says that Pawlenty is unlikely to be Mitt’s running mate since they are both northern governors. Katrina Trinko of National R... More

Controversial Notre Dame Board of Trustees Member Resigns

Local Chicago WGN reports: A Chicago business executive resigned today from the University of Notre Dame’s board of trustees, after conservative Catholic columnists reported that she donated thousands of dollars to an organization that supported pro-choice politicians. Roxanne Martino, president and chief executive officer of Aurora Investment Management, a Chicago firm that manages more th... More

Really? Notre Dame Claims Board Member Didn’t Know Emily’s List Was Pro-Abortion, After Donating $30K To It

Talk about digging a hole for yourself. This is what the office of the President at Notre Dame is sending in response to people asking about why Roxanne Martino was invited to sit on their board: Ms. Martino (along with her husband, Rocco) is a Notre Dame graduate, and she is fully supportive of Church teaching on the sanctity of life. She has through the years contributed to organizations that pr... More



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