UPDATE: I have been informed that the Archdiocese of St. Paul – Minneapolis has just now been informed of this. They are looking into it now. Please prayerfully support them as they pursue a pastoral solution.
UPDATE 2: Gay & Lesbian Fundraiser at Catholic Parish in MN *CANCELED*
Why is a Catholic parish in the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis hosting a Gay &... More
“If you want to gain favor from President Obama, be a bad catholic.”
That personal observation gained even more credibility last week when President Obama announced the new makeup of his Council for Faith-Based Partnerships (ph/t: Badger Catholic).
The only Catholic he appointed to this council is Sister Marlene Weisenbeck, former president of the Leadership Conference of Women Religio... More
The Cardinal Newman Society brought this to my attention first:
This afternoon, Jesuit, Catholic Georgetown University is hosting a lecture by Joe Solmonese, president of the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), according to the University events page.
The event with HRC is dubbed “Beyond DADT Repeal: The Future of the LGBTQ Rights Movement.” The page describes the HRC as ”America’s largest lesbi... More
Any op-ed which begins “The National Catholic Reporter newspaper puts it best” is already on thin ice, and Nicholas Kristof loses little time in completely submerging his New York Times commentary about the case of Bp. Thomas Olmsted v. St. Joseph’s Hospital in the worst sort of ignorant bias and hackneyed stereotypes.
We’ve all heard Kristof’s storyline before: the... More
The President has given Catholics an unsavory present today, on the traditional feast of the Epiphany:
President Obama has chosen former commerce secretary William Daley to serve as his chief of staff, replacing interim chief of staff Pete Rouse. The president will make the announcement at 2:30 p.m. ET Thursday in the White House briefing room. (WaPo)
Why unsavory? Well, for one thing, Daley be... More