Special Report

Faith-Based Activism

May 10, 2011 Anne Hendershott 0

The pro-life community had reason to celebrate recently when they learned that the executive director of the Planned Parenthood Abortion Center in Bryan/College Station, Texas resigned from her job. Abby Johnson had worked at the […]

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Mixed Signals

May 10, 2011 Anne Hendershott 0

The battle over health care reform promises to be the most expensive one ever waged in Congress, as armies of lobbyists advance on Washington to demand that new legislation reflect their interests. Recognizing the high […]

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Spinning the Data

May 8, 2011 Anne Hendershott 0

In the middle of the debate over abortion funding within the proposed health care reform bills, Cardinal Justin Rigali told a National Press Club audience that Catholic members of Congress needed to vote with “a […]

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Alinskyite from the Start

May 8, 2011 Anne Hendershott 0

Describing the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Catholic Campaign for Human Development (CCHD) as “misbegotten in concept and corrupt in practice,” Father Richard John Neuhaus, the late editor of First Things, wrote in 2008 […]

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“Hooking Up”

May 6, 2011 Anne Hendershott 0

A recent national survey of the dating behavior of college students reveals that young women attending Catholic colleges and universities are almost four times more likely to have engaged in casual sexual encounters than their […]

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Radical Chic on Catholic Campuses

May 4, 2011 Anne Hendershott 0

In a misguided quest for status, some Catholic college faculty and administrators actually competed to be the first to host a visit by Tariq Ramadan, the Muslim scholar once barred from the United States because […]

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Special Report

Learning From Alinsky

May 3, 2011 Anne Hendershott 0

Although the Vatican has yet to complete its apostolic visitation of women’s religious communities in the United States, many Catholics are already aware that the more progressive religious orders have moved far from their original […]

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The Big Con Continues

May 3, 2011 Anne Hendershott 0

One of the ways you can tell it is a national election year is that leftwing Catholic political organizations re-emerge with new strategies, new funding streams, and sometimes even new names. But while the names […]

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A Tale of Two Searches

May 3, 2011 Anne Hendershott 0

Although we are very far from the “best of times” for Catholic higher education, things seemed to be moving away from the worst, at least for a few weeks this spring. Marquette University’s decision to […]

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Special Report

Who Runs Catholic Healthcare West?

April 29, 2011 Anne Hendershott 0

From the earliest days of his presidency, Barack Obama has never missed an opportunity to decry the high salaries and bonuses awarded to those he often calls “the fat cats” on Wall Street. Never once […]