NCR frets as progressive Catholics flee the public square, and CatholicVote arrives

Two weeks ago I noted the quiet demise of the catholyc group Catholics in Alliance for the Common Good (CACG). I was happy to see the group disband, especially after discovering that their chairman of the board, Alfred Rotondaro, argues publicly that the Church should accept the fact that abortion and contraception are here to stay and that gay sex is a gift from God that the Church should celebra... More

WI Bishops publish Catholic voting guide

Continuing our discussion of what it means to be the Catholic Vote, the Wisconsin Bishops are some of the first pastors out of the gate this election cycle, as CNA reports: In advance of the 2010 elections, the five Catholic bishops of Wisconsin have written a letter to provide Catholics a “framework” of Catholic social teaching to help them form their consciences in evaluating candidates and ... More

Deacon Fournier: ‘Morally Coherent’ Catholics Can Change this Nation

Over the coming weeks and months CatholicVote will be hosting a serious and spirited conversation about Catholic principles of voting and public action. A perfect starting point to this debate is Deacon Keith Fournier’s article in Catholic Online: Catholics are not one more “interest group” which can be polled, pandered to and bought. Our social obligation is to promote the true ... More

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