I have put a lot of thought into the issue of the Church’s role in caring for illegal immigrants. I have talked to (legal) immigrants, politicians and Church officials, and I keep coming back to the same conclusion. The Church has a moral responsibility to care for illegal immigrants, but the State has a moral […]
Painful and shocking words are found at the Jerusalem Post. [Emphasis mine.] The situation facing European Jewry is “simply intolerable, unacceptable and inexcusable,” Israeli Jewish Congress president Vladimir Sloutsker told MKs and foreign diplomats at a special session of the Knesset Immigration Absorption and Diaspora Affairs Committee on Monday. Calling the rise in anti-Semitic incidents […]
Sarah Palin seems to be taking a page out of Rick Santorum’s playbook in launching a new TV channel. (See her video plug here.) Santorum, the new CEO of Dallas-based Echolight Studios, has been spreading the message for many months that conservatives need to work around the mainstream media and Hollywood by getting involved in media. Washington […]
Some Catholic schools are choosing to give up their Catholic identity in becoming charter schools instead of closing. Michael McShane of the American Enterprise Institute discusses this on KTRS radio in St. Louis.
Via Truth Revolt:
It was with much interest that I listened in on this Twitter conversation about the so-called “Spirit of Vatican II.” I’m not sure why this causes so much consternation, but this tweet below sums up what a lot of “Traddies” (traditional Catholics) would like you to know about them. @michaelcoren @Opinionatedcath @holysmoke I have […]
Dan Balz writes at the Washington Post: In 15 of the 25 states with statewide primaries, turnout was the lowest ever, and only three of the 25 saw an increase over the last mid-term election in 2010. One of those that produced increased turnout was Mississippi, but that happened during the extraordinarily contested run-off election […]
Father Z has a picture of Rick Santorum with Bishop Morlino. He calls it “a sight for sore eyes.” I tend to agree.
Darth Vader, the father of my children, has informed me that he will not be donating any money toward the purchase of school books and supplies this year as he is working on remodeling a wing on the Death Star. As a result, I need to raise $450. (This is not the full cost but […]
There is a genocide occurring in Iraq. Read the latest on that from Dignitatis Humanae Institute posted this morning on my blog here. See also “Nun: The Sign of Genocide.” Barack Obama announced his plans in regard to military support versus ISIS in Iraq. Video below. (UPDATE: Video source at CNN.) Meanwhile, the House has voted to […]