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Is Congressman Alan Grayson’s Civil Marriage Valid? He Says No

I don’t like to write about the private family lives of politicians, even when it’s widely considered to be newsworthy, but this raises questions about how Democrats view marriage. Alan Grayson is a Democrat. Orlando Sentinel: When U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson married his wife, she was already wedded to another man, according to a new […]

TPM highlights a word Rick Santorum uses to describe Obama activists

Rick Santorum made a lot of appearances today on television and radio to promote his new book, Blue Collar Conservatives: Recommitting to an America That Works. His message is difficult for the left to counter because it addresses the marginalized average voter in America, but Talking Points Memo gives it a shot…almost. They opted to highlight a […]

How To Become a Saint

  As the Vatican prepares for the canonization tomorrow of Popes John XXIII and John Paul II, there is a great deal of media coverage, both on this particular canonization and on the process of canonization itself. At The Guardian, we find an article by Sophia Deboick that characterizes sainthood as the opposite of what […]

Pope emphasizes ‘indissolubility of Christian matrimony’

Vatican City, Apr 25, 2014 / 02:48 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis on April 25 stressed the need for bishops and priests to give a “consistent witness” to Christian moral teaching, including the lifelong nature of Christian marriage, and to teach these truths “with great compassion.” “The holiness and indissolubility of Christian matrimony, often disintegrating […]

Media Fails Again in Understanding How the Papacy Works

You would think that college-educated journalists on national television would know that a Facebook posting by a lay person doesn’t quite count as an authoritative statement on Catholic doctrine, even if it is about a phone call from the Pope. You would think. Women of Grace reports on the latest media failure in regard to […]

Major Obama donor avoids jail after beating girlfriend

Gurbaksh Chalal, a major donor to Barack Obama and the Democratic Party, has avoided jail time despite being caught on video kicking his girlfriend in the head 117 times. The video was ruled inadmissible because police had not obtained a warrant. According to Huffington Post, there was a 911 phone call and a report from […]