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The Congregation for Bishops oversees the selection of new bishops and their picks usually are confirmed by the Pope. Whoever is named to this committee has a large say in who should be a new bishop,
by Aximill
Comment Count 216 comments on Mon Dec 16, 2013 at 03:06 PM PST with 361 Recommends
In two interviews yesterday, Bart Stupak revealed a great deal about himself, the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, politics and the internal workings of our "pro-choice" Democratic ...
by RH Reality Check
Comment Count 361 comments on Thu Mar 18, 2010 at 06:57 AM PDT with 273 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
As Pope Francis starts his papacy, polls show that American Catholics overwhelmingly believe the issue of clergy sex abuse must be his number one priority. As ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 110 comments on Tue Mar 19, 2013 at 02:52 PM PDT with 119 Recommends
Oops, we just screwed ourselves Well, [this http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/sns-rt-us-colorado-fetusesbre90o08o-20130124,0,5730387.story] certainly didn't take long: Three Colorado bishops said ...
by Kaili Joy Gray
Comment Count 93 comments on Fri Jan 25, 2013 at 12:18 PM PST with 111 Recommends
Do you love Jesus? Do you hate vaginas? Do you think pedophiles get a raw deal? Then boy oh boy does the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops have [something special http://www.usccb.org/issues-and-...
by Kaili Joy Gray
Comment Count 154 comments on Mon Jun 11, 2012 at 11:11 AM PDT with 79 Recommends
Oh, sweet Jesus H. Tapdancing Christ on a pogo stick. From the pedophile protection racket that brought you the failtastic [Fortnight for Freedom http://www.dailykos.com/story/2012/06/11/1099142/-
by Kaili Joy Gray
Comment Count 126 comments on Thu Dec 06, 2012 at 11:44 AM PST with 76 Recommends
[Click https://s3.amazonaws.com/obama.3cdn.net/41726057a0b65044f4_zom6b3hzw.jpg] to see full version (Obama for America) Don't you just love the smell of victory in the morning? This week, the ...
by Kaili Joy Gray
Comment Count 79 comments on Sat Feb 11, 2012 at 04:00 PM PST with 64 Recommends
Which part talks about hating people? Nothing says "love thy neighbor" like joining a big ol' hate orgy outside of the Supreme Court to protest equality. But on March 26, when the Court will hear ...
by Kaili Joy Gray
Comment Count 30 comments on Fri Mar 01, 2013 at 01:21 PM PST with 51 Recommends
Yet another out-of-touch idiot conservative Catholic Bishop making the news, and this one is from the Bishop of ...
by JGibson
Comment Count 69 comments on Wed Sep 26, 2012 at 01:17 PM PDT with 44 Recommends
No birth control for you! The latest from America's Catholic bishops: As Catholic bishops and American citizens, we address an urgent summons to our fellow Catholics and fellow Americans to be on ...
by Armando
Comment Count 71 comments on Fri Apr 13, 2012 at 06:00 PM PDT with 34 Recommends
The enforcement arm of the Catholic Church has ordered feeding tubes to be inserted in all comatose and vegetative patients in Catholic institutions and maintained indefinitely. Compassion & Choices ...
by Barbara Coombs Lee
Comment Count 64 comments on Thu Dec 10, 2009 at 12:35 PM PST with 29 Recommends
A nun is excommunicated for saving the life of a pregnant woman; doctors point to restrictions placed on their medical judgment as to what is best for pregnant patients. Are Catholic hospitals ...
by RH Reality Check
Comment Count 39 comments on Tue May 18, 2010 at 06:35 AM PDT with 26 Recommends
The United States Congress is in the grip of contraceptive hysteria, and there are no signs of early recovery. Far right members of the House and Senate have decided that there is Nothing. More. ...
by RH Reality Check
Comment Count 8 comments on Wed Feb 15, 2012 at 08:00 AM PST with 21 Recommends
In 2011, the Department of Health and Human Services examined the issue of just how much it costs insurance companies to cover contraception. Based on data from a wide range of peer-reviewed medical ...
by RH Reality Check
Comment Count 9 comments on Tue Feb 14, 2012 at 11:09 AM PST with 19 Recommends
According to a New York Times article today, the White House has now publicly confirmed that President Obama is considering caving to demands by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (...
by RH Reality Check
Comment Count 44 comments on Mon Nov 21, 2011 at 12:42 PM PST with 19 Recommends
Something is clearly amiss when it comes to the latest Center for Immigration Studies (
by AmericasVoice
Comment Count 46 comments on Tue Jan 05, 2010 at 10:10 AM PST with 19 Recommends
Cross-posted from Bold Faith Type By John Gehring The U.S. Conference of ...
by nsementelli
Comment Count 19 comments on Fri Aug 05, 2011 at 11:55 AM PDT with 17 Recommends
Here is a significant piece of encouraging news. Yasmine Hafiz of Huffington Post informs us that U.S. Bishops Call For Reduction On Carbon Pollution. The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (...
by HoundDog
Comment Count 23 comments on Sat May 31, 2014 at 09:03 AM PDT with 16 Recommends
The government is hemorrhaging money defending a regulation it will never enforce against the New York Archdiocese. Written by Bridgette Dunlap for RH Reality Check . This diary is cross-posted; ...
by RH Reality Check
Comment Count 6 comments on Mon Apr 29, 2013 at 02:10 PM PDT with 15 Recommends