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I'm sorry if this has been mentioned here before, but I searched and didn't find anything...so.....I also apologize in advance for such a short post, but I thought this was important to bring to the ...
by SaraBeth
Comment Count 3 comments on Mon Oct 07, 2013 at 03:41 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
I thought I would add to your "collection" of responses to today's Supreme Court rulings on marriage equality. The Catholic bishops call the rulings TRAGIC! “Today is a tragic day for marriage ...
by varii
Comment Count 8 comments on Wed Jun 26, 2013 at 10:48 AM PDT with 19 Recommends
In Abortion in Ireland I gave a brief account of the background to various attempts to make abortion illegal in Ireland in all circumstances by introducing a constitutional right to ...
by Frank Schnittger
Comment Count 14 comments on Thu Jun 13, 2013 at 12:29 AM PDT with 17 Recommends
The Catholic bishops are getting desperate, so now they say this: Before the Supreme Court rulings on two marriage equality cases expected in June, American Catholic Bishops are urging Catholics to ...
by varii
Comment Count 22 comments on Thu May 09, 2013 at 03:14 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
This should go well: The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) announced on Monday that it has hired Kim Daniels as spokeswoman for the USCCB president, currently Cardinal Timothy Dolan, ...
by varii
Comment Count 17 comments on Tue Apr 30, 2013 at 02:10 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
Cardinal Timothy ...
by Kaili Joy Gray
Comment Count 127 comments on Thu Feb 07, 2013 at 12:12 PM PST with 46 Recommends
As a committee of the Irish Parliament considers proposals to offer limited legal abortion in Ireland, this paper explores how these issues came together around Savita Halappanavar's death, the ...
by RH Reality Check
Comment Count 2 comments on Wed Jan 23, 2013 at 12:46 PM PST with 12 Recommends
For well over a week, both sides have been parsing Ryan's abortion stance. Why is a man so openly anti-choice so unwilling to admit his actual positions? Written by Robin Marty for RH Reality Check .
by RH Reality Check
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Aug 21, 2012 at 01:48 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
Republicans would LOVE to hear what the bishops say about lady parts. About caring for the poor, all Jesus-style? Not so much. Today, as the [Senate plays http://www....
by Kaili Joy Gray
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed Jul 25, 2012 at 12:04 PM PDT with 21 Recommends
I'd like to announce to everyone that some Catholic nuns are doing something quite remarkable in regard to a lot of issues we hold dear, and I would like very much if Kossacks across the country ...
by SouthernLiberalinMD
Comment Count 16 comments on Thu Jun 14, 2012 at 08:00 AM PDT with 14 Recommends
1430 - Joan of Arc is captured by Burgundians while leading her army to war. 1934 – American bank robbers Bonnie and Clyde are ambushed by police and killed in Black Lake, Louisiana. COINCIDENCE?
by agnostic
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed May 23, 2012 at 10:09 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
o·ver·reach (vr-rch) v. o·ver·reached, o·ver·reach·ing, o·ver·reach·es v.tr. 1. To reach or extend over or beyond. 2. To miss by reaching too far or attempting too much: overreach a ...
by Steven Payne
Comment Count 60 comments on Sun Apr 29, 2012 at 07:00 PM PDT with 35 Recommends
Yesterday following sharp criticism by the Catholic Bishops and Georgetown University of his budget priorities, the GOP's economic darling Paul Ryan spoke openly to Georgetown to "explain" himself. ...
by Frank Vyan Walton
Comment Count 8 comments on Fri Apr 27, 2012 at 08:47 AM PDT with 19 Recommends
In recent years, few Republican talking points have been regurgitated as often as the myth that almost half of Americans pay no taxes . Just last week, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor complained "...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 179 comments on Thu Apr 26, 2012 at 12:47 PM PDT with 267 Recommends
On Thursday, Rep. Paul Ryan strayed from the current Republican mantra when he said he “respectfully disagrees” with the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops. What Ryan disagrees with is ...
by Alesa Mackool
Comment Count 8 comments on Fri Apr 20, 2012 at 02:18 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
They just can't help themselves. This time, it's the Roman Catholic Bishop in Peoria, Ill. who compares President Obama to Hitler and Stalin. According to a story in today's Chicago Tribune: The ...
by jackmac
Comment Count 20 comments on Thu Apr 19, 2012 at 07:46 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
“This is not a war where any believing Catholic may remain neutral,” exhorted Peoria Bishop Daniel R. Jenky during the April 14 “A Call to Catholic Men of Faith.” Inciting his followers, the ...
by Betty Clermont
Comment Count 30 comments on Thu Apr 19, 2012 at 06:43 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
Why are Republicans waging a war on the Church? You know how Republicans in Congress believe all of our laws should be Catholic Church-approved, right? Well, all of our laws regarding lady parts, ...
by Kaili Joy Gray
Comment Count 84 comments on Wed Apr 18, 2012 at 11:05 AM PDT with 75 Recommends
Not long ago that permenent resident of Upside-down World Paul Ryan denied that his budgets hurts the poor, and further claimed that his budget was " Driven by His Catholic Faith " David Brody: ...
by Frank Vyan Walton
Comment Count 12 comments on Sat Apr 14, 2012 at 07:39 AM PDT with 21 Recommends
Per Ed Kilgore, it appears that the Catholic Bishops will be calling for "disobedience" and outright partisan war during the summer over the birth control mandate. This story ain't going anywhere ...
by calchala
Comment Count 52 comments on Sat Apr 14, 2012 at 10:05 AM PDT with 17 Recommends