A note from Al: George Weigel puts his finger on one of the most common misunderstandings about government by and for the people. Unfortunately, assuming Cardinal Kasper is quoted accurately, his position represents the most common position among Catholic politicians in the U.S. There are some notable exceptions but
I won’t say much. Anti-Catholicism runs deep in the American soul. Since the Kennedy election and Vatican II and with the leadership of John Paul II and Benedict XVI, it has been largely tamped down. However, listen carefully to what people will say about Laudato
via TheAtlantic.com Francis has been preparing an official text on the environment for over a year. An Italian newspaper leaked an early version of the document—here’s what’s important to know. According to the Catholic Church, a number of acts qualify as mortal sins: murder, apostasy,
On Thursday, we will be finally treated to Pope Francis’ new encyclical on ecology or environment. I’ve been playing a game with myself trying to predict how this teaching will go. He is presenting this teaching as an encyclical. This means this is not just good
What did this principal do? He offered his two cents on the actions of former officer Caselot. I think his opinion is wrong but I don’t think it weird. Nor do millions of other Americans, black and white. And he foolishly thought he was posting his two cents anonymously.
Al Kresta wrote a piece about this issue. Read it here. via WeeklyStandard.com Later this summer the Supreme Court will decide whether the Constitution requires that every state recognize same-sex marriages. Thus, in a ritual that would seem bizarre if it had not become so
The Weekly Standard describes Justice Kennedy as the lynchpin in the same sex court decision coming up later this month. This article is worth reading. But, if we think that Justice Kennedy’s vote is what this is all about, we are sadly mistaken. This is
Upon hearing the supreme court decision, the president tweeted “Love wins”. We think it is important to remember, love has no gender, but marriage does. – Al Kresta Here is an outstanding video from those who are opposed to the Catholic way of life. This is