Pro-Life

Sorry Joe, Catholic is as Catholic Does

Joe Biden, a man with a 100% approval rating from NARAL, a man who threatened to shove his rosary beads down the throats of people who criticized him, had the temerity to use Catholicity to reassure pro-lifers about the health insurance bill. In an interview, Biden asserted “I’m confident even the bishops, once this bill…

Making a Habit of Heresy…

As the health care debate enters a critical state, a coalition of ‘Catholic’ nuns entered the fray in a manner that convinces me that the inspection tour of women religious orders is warranted. Some 60 leaders of religious orders representing 59,000 Catholic nuns Wednesday sent lawmakers a letter urging them to pass the Senate health…

Reducing Abortion – Number or Need?

“It is not our goal to reduce the number of abortions.” The room was silent. The goal, she insisted, is to “reduce the need for abortions.” – Melody Barnes, Director of the Domestic Policy Advisory Council Semantics? Not at all. There is a world of difference between these statements. Confused? Let’s break it down.As more…

The Need for a strong USCCB

Cardinal Francis George issued a statement ‘congratulating’ President Obama for his comments about the Conscience Clause. I am grateful for President Obama’s statement on May 17 that we should all “honor the conscience of those who disagree with abortion,” and his support for conscience clauses advancing this goal… Caring health professionals and institutions should know…

Numbers don’t always tell the story…

The Citizen remembers his statistics course. On the first day, the professor announced that in the right hands, numbers can be made to say anything. A recent Gallup poll indicated that Catholics overwhelmingly support the President. The report further asserted that they could conclude that in the case of the Notre Dame ‘controversy’ does not…