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Some Good News From the LCWR Assembly

There are plenty of sensational headlines about “The Vatican vs. The Nuns” as they call it, in regard to the question of dialogue between the Vatican and the Leadership Conference of Women Religious. If you’re reading the left-wing blogs, you’ll hear about the “bad” Vatican “picking on nuns.” If you’re reading the right-wing blogs, you’ll […]

Mitt Romney and Barack Obama Attend Church

Here’s a Romney/Obama church report. First, Obama, from Washingon Times opinion editor Emily Miller. PS to today – You know it’s election season when Obama spends a Sunday at church instead of a golf course. — Emily Miller (@EmilyMiller) August 20, 2012 Indeed. Mitt Romney went to church, too…with a motorcade and a pool reporter […]

About Rep. Todd Akin’s Rape Comment

A reader has asked me to comment on Representative Todd Akin’s remarks on abortion in cases of rape. As I write, it’s the lead story at Memeorandum, so I’ll weigh in. “First of all, from what I understand from doctors [pregnancy from rape] is really rare,” Akin told KTVI-TV in an interview posted Sunday. “If […]

Catholics and Mormons Do Not Share ‘One Baptism’

Given that the Republican ticket for president is made up of a Mormon (Mitt Romney) and a Catholic (Paul Ryan), I’ve been fielding some questions about what Catholic teaching is about Mormonism. Cardinal Dolan has said that there are reasons to vote against Mitt Romney but that his Mormonism can’t be one of them. Still, […]

Catholics Supporting Mitt Romney, Do You Know What You’re Supporting?

All of the forces of the “pro-life” movement, even Priests for Life, are telling you that Mitt Romney is pro-life and that we Catholics must support him. Mitt Romney supports embryonic stem cell research where “leftover” embryos from In Vitro Fertilization are destroyed. How can Catholics argue that they would rather shut down a hospital […]

Thank You, Barack Obama, For The Abortion Ad on Mitt Romney

Many thanks to Barack Obama for this abortion ad. Now we all get to see if Mitt Romney cowers in the corner or if he stands up and defends life. Stay tuned! We’ll see if Team Romney responds….but don’t hold your breath waiting for something awesome in reply. I’m not. Hat-tip, Politico, via Memeorandum.