Kickback: President Obama appoints dissenting nun who helped pass Obamacare to Faith-Based Council

“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

Breaking: “Intercessors of the Lamb” leaves 48 members in need after Archbishop suppresses group

I had heard reports of this story over the weekend from Diane at Te Deum Ladamus but Brian Saint-Paul at Inside Catholic reminded me of it again today: Archbishop George Lucas of Omaha has been forced to suppress the Intercessors of the Lamb, a formerly-Catholic association of the faithful in his archdiocese. After the group requested recognition as an official Catholic organization, the archbisho... More

Ave Maria U. kicks out controversial “Home of the Mother” religious community

I’ve been hearing off-the-record concerns about this community for some time so I’m happy to see that AMU has taken action to dismiss them from their campus in Florida. The circumstances of the forced departure couldn’t be less flattering, as the Naples Daily News reports: The visible religious community known as the Home of the Mother will be leaving Ave Maria University’s... More

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