New York Democratic Governor Andrew Cuomo will likely run for President in 2016. His favorability ratings are at record highs, he’s led some of the most productive legislative sessions in New York state history and he can deliver an impressive speech – a not so unimportant skill in this day and age.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo
At this point it’s impossible to tell if he’ll win, but ... More
According to an analysis by the Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life, ten members of the newly elected 113th Congress do not belong to any particular faith, don’t know, or refuse to disclose their religion. That’s twice as many as the 111th Congress.
Considering there are 435 seats in the House and 100 in the Senate, such a small number can seem rather trivial. And in all honesty ... More
The recent dust-up over a Minnesota Legislator’s office telling a Catholic priest he better watch out for his parish’s tax status if he intends to lobby for a marriage bill and this recent snotty op-ed by the editor of the Winona Daily News puts me in mind of something I’ve urgently wanted to write about for some time:
The Church Can Lobby!
For too long and too often Catholic la... More
Unreal. The 20-year judicial war on a desert cross just won’t stop.
A federal appeals court today ruled that the Mount Soledad Memorial Cross is unconstitutional (though they didn’t say that the landmark must be removed.) The ruling came down from Judge M. Margaret McKeown, whose office is just miles from the cross. McKeown was appointed to the bench by President Clinton in 1998.
As it should.
LifeSiteNews adds more & Fr. Pavone says they should resign:
Fr. Frank Pavone, National Director of Priests for Life, responded, “Faithful Catholics, as well as those in the pro-life movement from every denomination, have had enough of this double-talk. It is not possible to advance ‘respect for life and for the dignity of every human being’ while tolerating th... More
Update: Thanks to reader “jvaskov” for finding the full text of the statement.
From The Hill:
A group of House Democrats yesterday publicly repudiated the Pope?s recent suggestion that politicians who support abortion rights should be excommunicated from the Roman Catholic Church.
Eighteen House Democrats, led by Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-Conn.), are responding to Pope Benedict XVI?s state... More