Saturday, October 22nd, 2016

Okay, Bishop Jerome E. Listecki is a Bears fan and a White Sox fan. That’s trouble. But it appears we have been blessed with a new bishop in Milwaukee who comes from the more the more conservative wing of the Church, and is not afraid to wade into political controversies. For example, Listecki was opposed […]

Obama calls for “common ground” on abortion at Notre Dame graduation ceremony. I agree, but I can’t help but feel this is a little like slave owners calling for common ground on slavery.– Brian Hagedorn Print this entry

If we take the president at his word, always a dodgey proposition I concede, we do see in his speech a concession that there is something intrinsically wrong with abortion. That’s when we begin to say, “Maybe we won’t agree on abortion, but we can still agree that this heart-wrenching decision for any woman is […]

“We’re standing up for prestige instead of standing up for the church.” – Notre Dame graduating senior Jon Buttaci Print this entry

“Certainly NARAL or Planned Parenthood would never invite Benedict XVI, much less extend an award to him.”– Bishop Samuel Aquila of Fargo, ND The American Papist has the video, too. Print this entry

At the same Notre Dame University commencement ceremony where President Barack Obama is expected to speak, Mary Ann Glendon was to receive the Laetare Medal, an annual award given in recognition of outstanding service to the Roman Catholic church. Because of the invitation to President Obama, the granting of an honorary degree, and the subsequent […]

When it was learned that President Obama was not going to get an honorary degree from Arizona State, the left “netroots” were outraged. How could a sitting president speaking at a graduation commencement be denied an honorary degree? And you can see their concern. After all, it’s not like President Obama has much else to […]