The “Nuns on the Bus” are going back on the road, this time for immigration reform, and they just released their full schedule: 31 stops and 6500 miles in three weeks, starting May 28 in New Haven, CT, and ending on June 18 in San Francisco.
The story that priests were barred from the Boston bombing scene because of an anti-Christian culture is undone by the Boston archdiocese’s own newspaper, which of course must be in league with the lefty secularists. Yeah, that’s it…
Sacre bleu! Are South Carolina voters more like the French? And should their disgraced pols be more the the British version?
Republican congressman Paul Ryan, who has touted his Catholic faith as evidence of his social as well as economic conservatism, has come out in favor of gay couples adopting children — a significant break with the Catholic hierarchy, which has even shut down adoption services rather than placing children with same-sex couples.
Less than two years after he blasted the Vatican over its failures to protect children from abusive priests — or help investigate the crimes — Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny will receive an honorary degree from Boston College. Are bygones bygones?
The latest speculation is that Benedict’s resignation was prompted by the discovery of a gay “mafia” inside the Vatican. Not likely. Here’s why. Paging Captain Renault…
The editors at America aim high in their quest to combat gun violence. From their latest editorial: In a recent interview, Tommaso Di Ruzza, the expert on disarmament and arms control at the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace, explained that an individual does not possess an absolute natural right to own a lethal weapon: [...]
The public spitting match between Los Angeles Archbishop Jose Gomez and his predecessor, Cardinal Roger Mahony, must have been as uncomfortable as it was unusual. But there are signs that maybe there’s been a reconciliation of sorts, or at least some couples counseling for the sake of their spiritual children. Gomez publicly embarrassed Mahony last [...]
On Monday, I revisited the question of whether the retired cardinal of Los Angeles, Roger Mahony, actually suffered any discipline in his dust-up with his successor over his dismal track record on the sexual abuse of children by clergy. Now Tom Roberts of the National Catholic Reporter highlights a follow-up that could be an important [...]
I suppose there are other ways the abortion rights movement could undermine its cause, but the video posted below seems pretty effective, and ironic: just as pro-lifers are debating whether they should use graphic images, since they turn off so many people, the Center for Reproductive Rights takes the opposite tack with this send-up of [...]