Catholic Bishops draw a line in the sand.
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These bishops also directed the faithful to a new website established by the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops with more information and instructions on contacting Congress “in support of legislation that would reverse the Administration’s decision.”
From the pulpit, my own pastor drew historical parallels with recusant Catholics in Tudor England and the Islamic institution of dhimmitude, all very dark chapters from the Catholic Christian perspective.
Moreover, in his pastor’s letter to the parish, he cited the negative impact of the HHS mandate on institutions such as Catholic Charities and the Belmont Abbey College, a Benedictine school already in litigation over this matter.
“This is Caesar overreaching again,” wrote my pastor. “And it falls to the Christian faithful once again to bear witness to an Authority that transcends the state.”
President Obama has sown the wind. He will reap a political whirlwind unless he reverses course and restores to Catholic institutions the full rights of conscience that is their just due.
A man of faith in a godless age is hitting Americans where it hurts.
Mr. and Mrs. American Spectator Reader, let P.J. O’Rourke talk sense to your kids.
In Britain, defending your property can get you life.
The debacle of this president’s administration is both a cause and a symptom of the decline of American values. Unless Congress impeaches him, that decline will go on unchecked. An eminent jurist surveys the damage and assesses the chances for the recovery of our culture.
It won’t take long for conservatives to scratch this presidential wannabe off their 2008 scorecard.
The American Christmas, like the songs that celebrate it, makes room for everybody under the rainbow. Is that why so many people seem to be hostile to it?
Was the President done in by the economy, or by the politics of the economy?