Administration on wrong side of CNN freedom of conscience poll.
Here is something that needs to be pointed out (as Hot Air did): this poll on the public reaction to the Obama’s administration’s attack on freedom of conscience is skewed toward the liberal position in at least two ways. First, it polls adults, which traditionally skews things a couple points towards the Democrats; second, it took place after the administration/mainstream media blitz touting Obama’s compromise. | Read More »
So, *which* Lynn Woolsey wants to use the IRS to go after the Catholic Church?
Via Jim Geraghty, and note that it’s the title to her article: Woolsey: IRS should look at bishops But I’m curious: which Rep. Lynn Woolsey (Democrat. Dem-o-crat.) wants to have the IRS investigate the Roman Catholic Church in response to the latter’s support of the Stupak Amendment? Is it the Rep. Lynn Woolsey (Democrat. Dem-o-crat.) who is the co-chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus? If | Read More »
Another pro-choicer rejected for Vatican ambassadorship.
I am curious about how many times this administration plans to insult the Roman Catholic Church: Vatican blocks Caroline Kennedy appointment as US ambassador The Vatican has blocked the appointment of Caroline Kennedy as US ambassador, according to reports. Vatican sources told Il Giornale that their support for abortion disqualified Ms Kennedy and other Roman Catholics President Barack Obama had been seeking to appoint. You | Read More »
Democrats attempt to take control of Connecticut Catholic Church.
Chris Dodd must be annoying people all over Connecticut. The paper didn’t even try to hide political affiliations for this one: After a priest stole $1.4 million from a church in Darien, state legislators have proposed a law that would regulate how parishes are controlled and operated. The state’s Catholic bishops rallied opposition from the pulpits at weekend Masses. The law essentially would strip the | Read More »
Speaker Pelosi to meet with Pope Benedict XVI.
It’s always exciting when a notorious heretic meets the Pope. Particularly this Pope, who is quietly gearing the Church up for a long-delayed showdown with American Catholics over abortion: Pope Benedict to meet Pelosi In a move likely to stoke more controversy about whether Catholic politicians who support abortion rights are in line with the church, Pope Benedict XVI has granted an audience to House | Read More »
Catholic Church to Democratic Party: FOCA’s a nonstarter.
Via Hot Air, this wasn’t in itself news: Baltimore, MD(LifeNews.com) — Meeting on the second day of their annual conference, the nation’s Catholic bishops urged an aggressive campaign to oppose the pro-abortion bill expected to be the centerpiece of the Barack Obama administration. They also mentioned concerns about Catholic hospitals being forced to do abortions. So far, so unexceptional. But here’s the meat of the | Read More »