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A lesson for Father McBrien

Professor McBrien, a Notre Dame instructor and priest, is yet another member of the liberal wing of ordained liberation theologists who are seeking to use Catholic magazines – and his status – to desperately shore up Obama’s falling house of cards.


Responsible Shepherds

Number of Views :1382West Virginia will be swearing in a new Senator – and the president announced that he will be pushing the Senate to pass the stalled unemployment benefits bill. While the Citizen is sympathetic to the economic needs of a large number of people who remain unemployed – despite (or rather because) of…


Wisdom from a Self Proclaimed Doctor of the Church

Number of Views :1232   Last year, Nancy Pelosi used her deep understanding of Catholic doctrine to issue an authoritative opinion on the ongoing debate over ‘fetus animus’ and ‘fetus inanimus’ – that is to say, when life begins in the womb. Her only problem? Pope Pius settled this in 1869 when he proclaimed that…


Another Spin on ‘The Catholic Lever’

Number of Views :1289According to historical record, Archimedes once said ‘Give me a lever long enough, and I can move the world’. In a recent essay, the Citizen wrote about a Catholic lever in the voting booth. Before Mass, after prayer, it is my wont to sit back and let my mind roam free –…


1984? Orwell was off by 25 years…

Number of Views :1255The Citizen picked up his battered copy of 1984 recently. No matter how many times you read some books, they always seem to beckon you to delve into their pages on occasion. Little did I know how germane this Orwell’s vision has become in the recent months.  The prophetic vision of Orwell…