Special Report

Destroying From Within

May 14, 2011 Anne Hendershott 0

Connecticut’s Catholics and their clerical leaders are still reeling from a whirlwind week that began on March 5 when State Senator Andrew J. McDonald and State Rep. Michael Lawlor, both Democrats, introduced Bill 1098, called […]

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A Damage Assessment

May 12, 2011 Anne Hendershott 0

Even as anger among faithful Catholics at the secularization of Catholic colleges and universities grows, most of the presidents, administrators, and board members of these institutions remain recalcitrant, refusing to consider any truly orthodox reforms. […]

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The Big Con

May 12, 2011 Anne Hendershott 0

Self-described “progressive” Catholic organizations, such as Catholics in Alliance for the Common Good, Catholics United, Catholic Democrats, and Voice of the Faithful, have successfully manipulated long-standing divisions among Catholics. In 2008, President Obama, with the […]

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They’re Back

May 11, 2011 Anne Hendershott 0

Claiming that they are attempting to address the “serious deterioration of the US Church today,” organizers of a new Catholic reform organization are planning a national conclave in 2011 called the American Catholic Council. In […]

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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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Special Report

“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 […]